Japanese Motonica importer and after market parts producer Team Honest have released this one way axle for the Italian company’s P8.0R 1/8th scale. The strong but lightened axle sports a metal 24T front pulley which is said to increase the life of the front belt as well as prolonging the life of the pulley itself. The axle is fitted with quality oneway bearings that are tightly pressed into the axle and ensure that all the power is consistently delivered to the front one way axles.
Xray have released an updated version of their T2 aluminum rear uprights which now feature two new roll center positions, giving the user a total of 4 different roll center positions. The super-fine tuning roll center positions allow for very small set-up adjustments to tailor your car to different track conditions, as well as different on tire choice (rubber or foam). Roll center positions may be additionally adjusted by using shims of different thickness to alter the height of the roll center link.
Hong Kong based R/C parts maker Roche have released these easy to install ride height shims for yor 1/12th scale pan car chassis. Made from carbon fibre, they fit the Team Associated/Yokomo 12L4, CRC Carpet Knife and Corally 12X front end and are sold in 0.5mm and 1mm thicknesses. Simply loosen the screws on your front blocks, slide the shims in and tighten again, instant ride height adjustment.
Last weekend saw the second annual US Open Fuel Sedan Championships held at the Kissimmee track in Florida. The race saw around 70 entries turn up for the 3 day event with 3 qualifying rounds run on Friday, 1 more that originally planned due to Saturday’s weather forecast which turned out be correct and rain caused the cancellation of the further 4 rounds on that day. On Sunday the rain was still there in the morning but it dried up and the finals could be run, including the 20 minute triple A-mains. Starting the each of the main finals from pole position was Xray racer Paul LeMiuex with 2nd and 3rd spot on the grid going to Kyosho racer Chris Tosolini and Serpent runner DJ Apolaro respectively. With two wins, in the first 2 finals, it was Chris Tosolini that came out on top taking the overall win in front of Xray racer Barry Baker in 2nd, scoring three 2nd places, and DJ Apolaro rounding out the podium in 3rd with two 3rd positions.
Sirio have released the latest generation of their .12 size engine called the Evo4. Featuring a 3 port ABC EFRA legal liner and a special STI type black coated crankshaft, this new motor complies with the 2007/2008 EFRA regulations. Using some new material for the carburettors main needle, a new conrod and a new lightweight cooling head, the Evo4 offers the highest performance for your 1:10 200mm touring car.
Another new body shell for 190mm touring cars from East Coast Bodies in the form of this Evolution X. Designed for carpet and high traction race tracks, the Evo X provides very fast response as well as a balanced and a smooth ride. As with the BMW, this shell comes supplied with 3 type of wing, which enables you the option of adjusting between high, medium and low downforce.
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East Coast Bodies have released this all new BMW 320SI World Touring car spec 190mm bodyshell, suitable for all conditions and offering super smooth handling in low and high speed turns. Designed to allow easy setting on all different surfaces, including carpet, this shell claims to deliver faster lap-times and high performance. A neat feature of this body is that it comes supplied with 3 type of wing, which enables you the option of adjusting between high, medium and low downforce.
Charge RC in Japan have announced the upcoming release of this extra wide bumper for the Kyosho Spada gas powered 1/12th scale. Made from 3mm thick impact resistant material, the bumper extends to the full width of the body shell helping to protect the front end of the car in the event of an accident. Available from November 10th.