July 14, 2023

Xpress Execute XQ2S mid motor conversion kit

Xpress has released a mid motor conversion kit for their Execute XQ2S entry level 1:10 Electric Touring Car.  The performance upgrade kit moves the pulley to the middle of the drivetrain resulting in is equal length belts for both the front and rear for almost equal power delivery to both ends of the car allowing for earlier throttle exiting the corner.  By moving the pulley, the motor has been moved forwards as well putting more weight forwards and changing the weight balance by shifting one of the most heavy objects on the car.  The conversion kit includes a new chassis Plate, Upper Deck, Pulley, Bearings (9 pcs), Servo Mount Plate, Aluminium Servo Mount and two new Belts.

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June 19, 2023

Xpress Arrow AM1 M-Chassis

Hong Kong chassis manufacturer Xpress has released a new M-Chassis, the Arrow AM1.  The shaft driven car is an M-Chassis version of the full size Arrow AT1 1:10 electric touring car.  Sporting all the designs that made the Arrow AT1 a competitive chassis, they have turned it into a M-Chassis platform.  The AM1 features 4WD Shaft Drive Floating Gearbox System with a sealed transmission gearbox with drive via aluminium propeller shafts which providing extra durability and weight saving.  It uses the same self-lubricating plastic that is found on Arrow AT1 with suspension plastics the same as the XM1, so Xpress mini fans will have parts already.

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April 3, 2023

Xpress signs top Japanese Touring Car ace Nagashima

A big announcement from Xpress is that they have acquired the services of top international Japanese Touring Car driver Yugo Nagashima.  The 27-year old brings a wealth of race experience and knowledge to the Hong Kong manufacturer and kicked off his deal with his new sponsor with victory for their XQ10R 1:10 Touring Car at the opening round of the popular Speed King Tour at Super Rajikon Osaka Store over the weekend.  Nagashima’s CV includes victories at the Japanese, Canadian & Australian Nationals, the Snowbirds, the U.S. Indoor Champs and the Asian Onroad Championships.  Having previous raced for Serpent, he is set for an international race programme with Xpress.

Source: Xpress [rc-xpress.com]

June 22, 2022

Xpress multi function shock repair/service tool

Xpress have released this multi function shock repair/service tool which simplifies the process and makes your life easier without having to use multiple different tools to rebuild or build new shocks. Different large diameter grips for you to screw the top cap on with both big bore and narrow bore shocks if your car still runs them. Easily measure shaft length with the marked steps at the tip of the tool. Incorporating the most used lengths so you can ensure all four shocks are of equal length for more consistent handling. Besides building shocks, they have included 4mm and a 5mm hole to hold the battery connector plug in place so you can easily solder the wire to the connector without risk damage to your battery. A steel extension is built into the middle section to aid with installing balls to your links and shocks, Line your link to the hole corresponding to the ball size and you can easily remove the ball. Last but not least, is a stepped measuring section for easily setting the rebound of your shock when placing the diaphragm back on.

Source: Xpress [rc-xpress.com]

January 26, 2022

Xpress tool stand

Xpress have produced this specially designed tool stand for use with their lightweight driver series. It features notches on the stand base that fit the hole on the drivers perfectly for a tidy pit space. A magnetised side tray section is great for keeping screws and body clips in place while various holes allow for holding an additive bottle as well as diffs etc.

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December 28, 2021

Xpress C-hub for On-power Control System V2

Xpress have produced these aluminium rear C-hubs for their On-power Control System V2. Utilising a positive caster angle they help to add on-power stability to the rear, while also shortening the wheelbase which can be handy when running 0 arm sweep. Also included are the new kingpin sets which are required for installing these C-Hubs. Available in 2 and 4 Degrees.

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December 21, 2021

Xpress Execute XQ10R mid-motor touring car

Xpress have released the latest iteration of their popular Execute XQ10 touring car, the XQ10R. Using the same basis, with mod motor configuration, split bulkheads and an economical price, the new ‘R’ now comes with a ton of options now as standard. The car now comes with a king pin set, composite spool titanium 3.5mm outdrive adaptor, 2.0mm graphite upper deck and upper deck collar, a composite anti tweak battery holder and 0.5mm lower suspension mount spacer. There is also the adjustable ackermann steering plate, hard strong composite C-Hub 4 Degree Ver.2, graphite 2.25mm high flex main chassis plate, body support brace, hard strong composite rear upright Ver.2, graphite 3.0mm front and rear high flex shock tower, hard strong front & rear composite suspension arms Ver.2 (2 packs) and finally the long travel short shock set (2 sets).

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