K-Factory have introduced their new ZF bearing range which come in a variety of sizes and are used as a replacement for your standard kit bearings. Lightweight, these bearings help reduce rotating and static weight within your car, while their construction, combined with the very smooth rubber material used for the seals, provides your car with an almost frictionless transmission system. Less friction equals more speed.
Japenese company, Take Off, have released the latest addition to their product range with the introduction of their new Xray T2 series screw set. Coming in a handy compartmented plastic box, the screws are made in 3 different variations – titanium, anodised titanium and anodised duraluminium. The anodised versions are sold in 8 different colours – silver, light blue, blue, purple, black, red, pink and gold.
Much More have released these handy new tire stackers, sold under the companys Sweep tire brand, that work with all type of touring car wheels. Sold in sets of 3, enough to hold up to 12 wheels in total, they are available in black, blue and red and are just another handy way to keep sets of tires bunched together.
Novak have introduced this sintered 13mm tuning rotor that has been designed to alter the feel and experience of driving a Novak motor, and offers a new dimension of tunability. With a slightly larger diameter and improved magnetic material, the rotor can withstand a higher temperature threshold, improving its durability while also increasing the natural drag brake and opening up the motor’s gearing window to improve drivability. The Sintered 13mm Tuning Rotor is compatible with the Novak Velociti-series, SS Pro-series brushless motors and any Novak 540-size brushless motors with an oversized front end bell bearing.
KM Racing have released their latest product, this middle shaft mount for the Xray NT1 as developed by 2006 IFMAR Pre-World Champion Mr. Hung Cheung Hang. The new design enhances the strength of this part while preventing flex in this area of the car which is under a lot of pressure where the cars belts meet. This lightweight aluminium part also reduces vibrations and is designed with 2 muffler linkage holes to allow you to easily and optimally mount your exhaust system.
Kyosho have announced the release of some new products for both the Inferno 1/8th scale buggy and truggy as well as a new piece for the V-One RRR 1/10th 200mm. First up is the release of the long anticipated big bore shocks for the Inferno which were first seen at the Silver State race in March and caused great excitement amonst Kyosho racers. Released with these shocks are a number of new pistons and also new shock springs that have a larger diameter to fit on the new shock bodies and they are available in purple (look blue to me) and light green for both the front and rear. For the V-One RRR there is a new front solid axle giving racers a wider variety of setup options to suit different track layouts.
Xray have announced more option parts for the NT1, this time its the release of their new lightweight XCA clutch bell. For serious racers looking for weight savings and optimized rotating weight, this new XCA clutchbell has been made from ultra-strong Hudy Steel and has been strategically lightened, compared to the standard clutchbell, reducing rotating weight without sacrificing strength or durability.
Team Xtreme, owners of the TTech buggy project, have released details about a number of upgrade packs for X10 owners to update their car to the latest X11 spec. Available in a number of different sets, the X Brace pack (shown above) includes new front X brace, front rockers, top diff cover as well as new cross member pins and bearings, while the Steering pack includes new ball raced steering link, left and right steering arms and other small parts needed to complete the update. Xtreme also have the new wheels, wing mounts and rear gearbox top with adjustable droop screws available from their site.