VRP have just released torsional carbon fibre arm inserts for the Mugen MBX8 buggy. These are much different than typical carbon arm inserts as rather than flexing torsionally, they flex length wise, from hinge pin to hinge pin. This will help the suspension arm flex correctly, keep them from twisting under load when accelerating/decelerating, yet allow them to flex with the squat of the chassis. Overall, they will give more traction and a consistent feel compared to regular carbon or plastic inserts, thanks to using directionally laid carbon fibre plates. The parts are machined in house at VRP in Houston, Texas and are available in 0.8mm, 1.0mm, and 1.2mm thicknesses.
Coming for Tekno RC’s popular EB410 1/10th scale 4WD buggy are new carbon fibre front and rear shock towers from Vision Racing Products. They are a direct replacement for the stock moulded towers and made from high quality 4mm Carbon. They are stronger yet considerably lighter than the stock towers with the front tower shape is designed to be extra durable, while the rear tower features a unique “T” design for added bling.
Coming from Vision Racing Products is their new V2 Shock Stand for both 1/10 and 1/8 off-road vehicles. The 3-piece shock stand features a carbon fibre top and base, along with an aluminium centre post and it sports slots to hang the shocks upside down to drain, as well as small pegs to hang the shock caps from to keep them clean. The carbon base features cutout pockets with felt pads and a small magnet on the front to hold items like shock nuts. The rear section of the base shows off a holographic VRP logo embedded within the carbon. The logo has a neat effect to it as it changes colour at different angles, providing the ultimate bling. The V2 shock stand comes including a felt storage pouch and it is available now.
Coming from Vision Racing Products and made for Mugen’s new MBX8 buggy is a carbon fibre fuel tank guard with added heat shield. The carbon guard will keep the pipe from ever burning into the buggy’s fuel tank, and the heat shield will keep the tank from absorbing excess heat from the exhaust pipe. The guard easily bolts right onto the lower two screw holes on the side of the tank and the heat shield is precision cut 0.5mm smaller so it is easy to seal the edges with thin c/a, giving a a nitro proof set-up that will last.
Vision Racing Products, known for their innovative shock pistons and tools, have expanded their range of pit accessories in the form of a textured pit mat. The padded mat features the VRP logo, it comes in red, blue or black colour and help to make building, maintenance and tuning more comfortable. The mat rolls up for easy transport to and from the track and it is available now.
Vision Racing Products has just released their new V2 rear shock tower for the HB Racing D817 and E817 line of buggies. The tower features the same geometry as the Stock V2 HB rear tower with one interesting feature has been added in the form of the wing mounting holes. There are sets of holes that allow to utilise the stock HB Racing wing mount in the stock locations, or use the new Mugen MBX8 wing mount for a finer wing height adjustment. The V2 tower is available in black anodised 7075 aluminium as well as carbon fibre.
Coming from Vision Racing Products and made for the new Mugen MBX8 1/8th scale buggy is a range of aluminium and carbon fibre shock towers. Each tower is precision CNC cut in house at VRP and by following the exact geometry of the original stock towers and thanks to optimised material distribution, the towers are made to look great and provide exceptional durability. Both rear towers feature a machined “M” in the centre to add a special touch of bling and the 7075 aluminium front and rear towers are black anodised and re-opted with silver edges for that distinct VRP look.
VRP have introduced a suspension droop gauge purpose-designed for the Tekno RC EB410 buggy. The tool does away with the need to use callipers to measure suspension droop, instead it slips over the top shock nut and the droop setting is easily readable on the black anodised ruler with white lettering. The USA-made tool is made from high-quality 7075 aluminium and is available now.