September 21, 2023

R1 Wurks DC1 Alu Rear Riser and Steering Knuckle

New from R1 Wurks for their DC1 Drag car are these optional aluminium Rear Risers and Steering Knuckles.  The Rear Riser is designed with a lightweight approach with this option offering enhanced clearance for wider tires.  A direct replacement for the injection molded Front Steering Knuckle that come standard with in the DC1 kit, the optional knuckle pair are machined from 7075-T6 and black anodised.

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September 11, 2023

R1 Wurks B74 Alu Steering Bellcrank Input Arm

R1 Wurks has released an Aluminium Steering Bellcrank Input Arm for the Team Associated B74 1:10 4WD Buggy.  Made from a durable 7075 T6 aluminium, this lightweight option provides increased durability and peace of mind.  Never lose another race or retire early from a blistering TQ run because your carbon fibre steering arm ripped through the mounting screws.  Lightweight at 1.09g, it is a direct fit and stock geometry and specifically sized 1.46mm mounting holes eliminate shifting with a durable black anodised finish with laser etched R1 branding.

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August 16, 2023

R1 Wurks DC1 Rear Alu Lightweight Hubs

R1 Wurks has introduce new Rear Aluminium Lightweight Hubs for their DC1 Drag car.  Precision-crafted in-house at their California headquarters, these hubs embody the pinnacle of engineering excellence, ensuring an unparalleled driving experience and have been meticulously engineered to be 40% lighter than stock plastic parts, without sacrificing the robustness required for demanding RC applications.  This significant reduction in weight translates to a remarkable boost in agility and manoeuvrability on the track and leveraging advanced machining technique minimizises any potential play and maximises the transfer of power.

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February 2, 2023

R1 Wurks Super Short 13.5 motor

New from California company R1 Wurks is their new ROAR approved Super Short 13.5 motor.  The stator on this motor is 6mm shorter than their V21-S motors, allowing for the weight to be more towards the middle of your chassis for a better centre of gravity.  Both a 17.5 and 21.5 turn Super Short motor will be added to the range shortly.

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December 20, 2022

R1 Wurks DC1 Solid Laydown Top Shaft & Wide Gearing

R1 Wurks has released a number of new parts for their DC1 Drag car that includes a solid laydown top shaft, wide pinion gears and wide spur gears.  The newest laydown top shaft for the DC1 car is not solid on the gear end of the shaft thus providing more durability compared to our OG top shaft that was hollow all the way through. 48 pitch with 5mm shaft hole, the new Wide Pinion Gears have been widens to 10mm and are offered in 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31 sizes. The new Wide Spur Gears have been brought to a width of 7.5mm offering more durability than the typical narrow spurs. All 48 pitch they are available 77, 78, 81, 82, 84, 86 and 88 tooth options.

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November 13, 2022

R1 Wurks DC1 Lay-down Transmission

R1 Wurks has released a new lay-down transmission for their DC1 Drag Car.  The transmission is made in house at R1 Wurks HQ in California and is machined out from 7075 Aluminium.  The lightweight lay-down transmission, features a low centre of gravity design, weighing in a 69.28grams.  R1 Wurks have eliminated the shock-tower mount and adapter and they have removed the camber link mount and created a direct connection to the transmission itself.  This kit includes the new shock-tower that mounts directly to the back of the transmission.  This new transmission mounts seamlessly to the existing DC1 Chassis with no modification required.  The kit includes transmission, shock tower, shim kit, 3mm, 8mm, & 14mm screws.

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October 19, 2022

R1 Wurks DC1 ‘Tuned’ arms & front bumper

R1 Wurks have released some more new option parts for their DC1 drag racing platform. The American brand has added new front and rear arms as part of the ‘Tuned’ line for the DC1.  The arms are each 3 grams lighter while maintaining the same durability as the standard kit arms.  Also added to the ‘Tuned’ line is their latest front bumper design. The injection molded piece is machined out in house to help reduce weight over the front end of the car. Coming in at 48 grams it is 10 grams lighter compared to the kit front bumper.

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June 23, 2022

R1 Wurks Digital 3 1/8th Scale ESC

New from R1 Motor lab is the 1/8 Scale Digital-3 Wireless programmable brushless speed controller. Developed using the most advanced microchip processor and a robust proprietary software, the 1/8 Scale Digital-3 delivers the most technologically advanced features to date. Development of the 1/8 Digital-3 was focused on ultra smooth power delivery needed for competition level racing as well as supreme power efficiency. Compatible with use of up to a 6S LiPo Battery that allows for more power output. The controller offers the most advanced throttle and brake features to suit a wide range of driving styles. The unit features an A.C.L.C. (Advanced Component Level Cooling) system. This design allows individual encapsulated low resistance Mosfets (inner & outer components) to transfer heat directly to the upper heat sink. The system also comes equipped with an all new advanced commutation algorithm called ‘Cool Power’ to keep the motor cool and deliver powerful, yet ultra smooth acceleration.