July 11, 2007

Much More Motor brush tools

Much More Motor brush tools

Much More have released some new products for setting, and helping you set, the brushes in your electric motor with the release of this new ‘brush holder re-setter’ (shown above) and brush setter. The brush holder is made from blue anodised aluminium and is used to reset your stand up or lay down brushes easily and accurately, while the new brush setter has been designed to set brushes used in Checkpoint motors, and comes supplied with the brush butter. Much More have also released new silicone o-rings for use on 3mm shock shafts, which unlike other o-rings don’t expand after use, and come in number of grades.

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July 10, 2007

Corally release lots of Phi Optionals

Corally Phi Optionals

Corally have announced the release of number of new items for their RDX and RDX Phi 190mm touring cars. First up for the Phi are 4 new bulkheads which feature an all new lighweight design that incorporates a lower center of gravity while the design features a milled down surface to allow the use of an extra secure mounting of the newly improved clamps. Those new clamps feature countersunk screw holes to allow the use of an extra screw for fastening the couplers much tighter, to avoid dislocation during impact. And finally Corally have released some new duraluminium turnbuckles which are lightweight, strong and come in 4 different lengths.

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July 8, 2007

Rony Racing Serpent 960 parts

Rony Racing Serpent 960 parts

Rony Racing from Japan have released information about new products they have announced for the Serpent 960. First up are these aluminum rear roll center pivot pin inserts that come in 3 different roll center positions, and are sold in silver and red. Also from Rony is this 3.5mm thick carbon fiber rear shock tower that is not only stronger than the original part but also offer more tuning capabilities with the addition of an extra hole.

Source: Rony Racing [plala.or.jp/rony]


July 8, 2007

Team Azarashi Cyclone D4 towers

Team Azarashi Cyclone D4 towers

Japanese company, Team Azarashi, have announced the future release of these shock towers for the Hot Bodies Cyclone D4. Made from 4mm thick carbon fiber, they will be made available for both the front and rear, and judging by the design they look to be extremely strong. In addition to the basic settings, that are carried accross from the original parts, the rear tower also features the ability to mount the rear wing at two different heights.

Source: Team Azarashi [team-azarashi.com]


July 5, 2007

Atomic RC Body Stiffeners & Mini-Z case

Atomic RC Body Stiffeners

Atomic RC have released 2 new products today, touring car body shell stiffeners and a Mini-Z protective box. Made from lexan, and sold in a set of 5, the body stiffeners are deisgned to fit any modern touring car shell and are fixed in place, on the roof and sides of the body, using 2 sided tape while the stiffening struts of lexan have been creased to provide a solid structure. Next up is this nifty hard board protective case for your Kyosho Mini-Z, which will allow your car to fit securely and, using foam bridges, keeps it securely in place while protecting it from damage.

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July 5, 2007

Kawada TA05 Pro Kevlar white belt

Kawada TA05 Pro Kevlar white belt

Japanese firm Kawada have announced that in the middle of July they will start selling these pro belts for the Tamiya TA05, as well as for their own Sigma 2 chassis. This new white belt differs from the original which uses glass fibres for strength, by using kevlar, which not only means it is very strong and resists strectching but its also softer and therefore provides a smoother drive train for your car.

Source: Kawada [kawadamodel.co.jp]


July 5, 2007

OFNA 1:12 Mini High-Force Wing

OFNA 1:12 Mini High-Force Wing

OFNA have announced the addition of this new 1:12 scale mini addition to their line-up of high downforce 1/8 wings. Due to the wing’s design, added airflow over the wing increases the downforce for more low and high speed rear buggy traction. The wing comes in four colors – white, yellow, red and black, and include side plate decals and numbers.

Source: OFNA [ofnaracing.com]


July 4, 2007

Atomic Carbon RB5 Shock Towers – Review

Atomic Carbon RB5 Shock Towers

Our mate oOple has a nice little write up on the Atomic Carbon Kyosho Ultima RB5 shock towers that their team helped co develop, and that we briefly wrote about a while ago. And his conclusion –

Despite running on some of the most demanding tracks in the UK Stu didn’t manage to do more than scratch one of the production Atomic towers so far (touch wood). The 4MM Carbon looks trick and gives the car a new look – but more importantly the additional settings are very useful, especially on the rear – not cheap, but worth it!

Read the full write up here.

Source: oOple [oople.com]