March 22, 2007

WRD2 carbon brake discs

WRD2 carbon brake discs

According to importers TKO Competition Development, Wright Racing Design & Development (WRD2) has been developing these carbon discs for over a year. They are meant to provide better stopping power and modulation without fade and the discs are backed by a 100% replacement guarantee direct from WRD2.

Source: TKO Comp Dev [tkocompetitiondev.com]


March 21, 2007

Upgrade RC, Joker theme

Upgrade RC Joker theme

Yeh i know, even more stuff from Upgrade RC, but this time ill keep it short and just inform you that the masters of customization have released this Joker themed decal kit thats suitable for truggies.

Source: Upgrade RC [upgrade-rc.com]


March 21, 2007

Fioroni parts for the Sidorf

Fioroni parts for the Sidorf

A while back we wrote about top US driver Jason Ashton making the surprise move to Spanish manufacturer Sidorf to race their S-1 buggy. Well Jason is doing pretty well with the car Stateside and recently he showed his car off sporting some new Fioroni made aluminium optionals that include shock towers, uprights, shock bodies and more. The parts look good, especially the anodised / machined look, but no word was given on the release date of these parts, but we have learned that the Sidorf that will be released in the US will be called the M-5, but its unclear whether this is a new car or just a new name.

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March 20, 2007

K-Factory G4 Flash-Pit Nylon Hub Set

K-Factory hubs for Team Magic G4

K-Factory has announced the release of these new inserts for their quick release front and rear “hubs” that allow the user to have the benefit of these lighter uprights and steering blocks but now being able to use the standard IFMAR legal non quick release wheel axles. These hubs are 20% lighter than the stock versions that come with the G4 and are still strong enough to withstand impacts and the rear uprights have the benefit of allowing you to change the rear roll center by placing spacers beneath the rear upper linkage connector.

Source: K-Factory [kfactoryracing.com]


March 16, 2007

Upgrade RC Sports mat

Upgrade RC Sports mat

The good people at Upgrade RC must be downing caffeine in huge quantities considering the amount of products they are pumping out recently. The latest is a scaled down version of their popular Pit Mat, called the Sports Mat and it measures in at 13.75″ x 17.25″ and so is perfect to space restricted pit areas or smaller cars too. It is made from durable and cleanable rubber and features cavities around the perimeter to stop all your screws and other small parts rolling off onto the ground.

Source: Upgrade RC [upgrade-rc.com]


March 15, 2007

Novarossi Off-Road front bearing

Novarossi Off-Road front bearing

French engine specialists JP Racing are showing this new patented 19x7x6mm front bearing for Novarossi based off road engines on their site. The new bearing features 2 dirt protector seals to stop all dust and grit getting into the engine whilst the seal caused by this new structure also aids the tuning consistency of the engine while still keeping the optimal freedom of rotation for the crankshaft.

Source: JP Racing [jpracing.com]


March 13, 2007

Upgrade RC Jammin CRT-5 decal set

Upgrade RC Jammin CRT-5

Another decal set from Upgrade RC, this time for the Jammin CRT-5 1/12th scale 4wd buggy that we have covered in the past. The decal is the usual deal from Upgrade RC, as in wicked looking and top quality, and will be available in blue/yellow and blue/red.

Source: Upgrade RC [upgrade-rc.com]


March 12, 2007

HB High quality matched Springs

HB High quality matched Springs

Hot Bodies have released these matched high quality springs for use with their World Championship winning on road electric Cyclone chassis range. We wrote about these springs last Christmas when they were originally released under the Atsushi Hara Products brand, but now they are available from Hot Bodies / HPI direct.

Featuring ground-flat ends, cool black coating and a simple paint marking to identify the strength of the spring, these are the ultimate Cyclone tuning spring. The springs are each 25mm long and will fit a variety of shock absorbers from various manufacturers.

Source: HB Europe [hbeurope.com]