July 26, 2007

Xtreme Racing CEN Matrix shock tower

Xtreme Racing CEN Matrix shock tower

Xtreme Racing have announced the release of their new carbon fibre shock tower for the CEN Matrix TR Arena truggy. Made from 4mm thick carbon fiber this tower replaces the original aluminum version and while it is much lighter than the original tower, it is still extremely strong.

Source: Xtreme Racing [xtremercracing.com]


July 26, 2007

Serpent Ventilated brake discs

Serpent Ventilated brake discs

Serpent have introduced these new ventilated brake discs for use on the companies line of 1/8th scale and 1/10th scale chassis’. Made from a single piece of steel they offer improved stopping power yet are very lightweight thanks to the many holes made into the discs surface. These holes, along with slot cut into the outer edge of the disc, ensure that the braking system doesn’t overheat which further aids the braking performance and consistency.

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July 25, 2007

Vantage Carbon LST2 gearbox cover

Vantage Carbon LST2 gearbox cover

If you’re looking for a way to dress up your Team Losi LST or Aftershock chassis, then check out Vantage Racing’s new carbon fiber gearbox cover. Shaped carbon fiber is slick looking, and also benefits from being lightweight and super strong, and this particular piece features a shiny coating that makes the woven carbon fiber material stand out. A direct replacement of the stock part, the front side features the Vantage Racing logo.

Source: RCCA [radiocontrolzone.com]


July 24, 2007

Rony T-530 & Serpent 720 parts

Rony T-530

Japanese company Rony have released a number of new parts today, first of which is the new thicker version of the T-530 1/8th scale CanAm body that we showed you previously. Meeting customer demands, this new version is made from 1.0mm thick polycarbonate, as opposed to the original 0.8mm thick that the original version was made from, thus making it more stable and stronger. Also released by Rony is a number of carbon fiber optional parts for the Serpent 720 such as a new radio plate, front and rear shock towers, top rear anti roll bar plate, brake plate and rear camber link plate. All new parts are super light and where applicable they sport more tuning holes and machining too.

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July 24, 2007

Xray NT1 Graphite Battery Plate

Xray NT1 Graphite Battery Plate

Xray have released details of neat looking new graphite battery plate for the company’s NT1 200mm touring car chassis. Made from premium-quality woven graphite material, this CNC-machined plate has recessed slots for 5-cell receiver pack. Smart design and strong material increases the chassis’ longitudinal stiffness, complementing the cars ‘Multi-Flex Technology’ engine mount.

Source: Xray [teamxray.com]


July 20, 2007

Trion Cooling fan & heatsink V2

Trion Cooling fan & heatsink V2

We wrote about Japanese brand Trion having released this cooling fan and heatsink combination a while ago, well now it comes available in 3 different colours – blue, red, purple and of course the original silver colour. The product itself still does the same thing – an aluminium heatsink for around your 540 type motor and a fan to take away the hot air. This particular version has a motor that rotates at 10,000rpm with the fan able to be mounted in 3 different positions on the heatsink.

Source: Trion [team-trion.com]


July 19, 2007

Atomic RC parts for Xray NT1 – 2

Atomic RC parts for Xray NT1

Atomic RC have released yet more parts for the 200mm of the moment, the Xray NTI. First off we have this rather cool looking aluminum servo saver, which adds extra strength as well as extra bling to your car. Also new and made from aluminium is a right side chassis brace, for more stiffness between the radio plate and rear assembly, and also some lightweight pulley spacers. Atomic RC have also created their own front and rear CVDs made from spring steel and finally they have produced a new front carbon fibre shock tower, with additional shock mounting positions, and a new rear upper camber link with lots of new optionals positions.

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July 19, 2007

Venom Group battery pack accessories

Venom Group battery pack accessories

Venom have released a number of new products today, including this battery assembly jig that features an innovative spring-loaded adjustable battery bar holder with an integrated foam pad to assist in keeping the cells securely in place for easy and accurate soldering every time. Also new are some great looking power plugs which are a unique male/female bullet plug, with silver plated connectors and easy solder tabs, that is easy to use and eliminates the possibility of a reverse polarity connection. Venom have also released some new battery bars which are made from oxygen free copper and then silver plated to ensure the best conductivity with minimal power loss. The “V” tab design provides more surface area contact for a stronger, more efficient battery connection. And finally are some silver plated bullet tabs that are designed with a unique bullet tab plug, to make quick solder-less battery changes and soldering to a battery cell easier and stronger.

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