September 21, 2020

Roche tapered kingpin spacers

New for the P10W EVO2 and F1, Roche have produced these kingpin spacers. The tapered spacers are 3×5.5×1.0mm and ensure that there is no interference when using large caster angles. Machined from 7075 aluminium, they have been black anodised and come in a pack of 4 pieces.

View the spacer set here


September 21, 2020

Frehner & Schmid take Rd4 of Swiss EP Offroad Nats

The Kaiju Racing R/C track played host the fourth and final round of the 2020 Swiss EP Offroad Championships. In the 2wd buggy class it was Associated driver Kay Frehner who took the top spot in qualifying and was also easily able to win the opening A-main. The 2nd a-main wasn’t so straight forward as Frehner had to battle with Fabian Luca Widmer (Yokomo) for the win, but was again able to come out on top to take the overall along with the Swiss National title. Fabian Luca Widmer could take the 3rd A-main to secure the runner up spot for the round with Nico Schmid (Xray) completing the podium in 3rd.

Continue reading the report here


September 21, 2020

LCG Racing SFX motor mount carbon brace

LCG Racing offer this new carbon brace for their Yokomo BD10 and the Xray T4 2020 SFX conversion kits that helps to further stiffen the motor mount longitudinally. The carbon brace makes the motor mount more rigid and also doubles up as a battery stopper with increased area. Additionally by minimising flex the longitudinal stiffness helps with corner speed and give the car a more direct response. The lightweight brace is made of high quality carbon fibre, features the engraved SFX logo and comes in either the SFXY Yokomo or SFXX Xray version.

Source: LCG Racing [facebook.com]


September 21, 2020

Pro-Line Active backpack & RC Detail + Shine spray

Also included in the huge product drop by Pro-Line last weekend is their Active Backpack. This large, padded backpack can carry a 1:10 buggy, touring car or smaller RC cars but it is also perfect for everyday items like books, laptops, and clothes. It features one large, top-loading compartment and a smaller outer compartment with one internal zippered pocket and another internal elastic pocket. An elastic mesh pocket on each side allows for carrying water bottles and other accessories when needed. The shoulder straps are padded for maximum comfort and are made from a mesh material to wick away moisture. Also included from Pro-Line was their new RC Detail + Shine Spray. This large 18 oz. can is ideal for cleaning and restoring your RC car to factory-fresh condition and Pro-Line’s unique formula repels dust and leaves a shiny, clean surface finish without the greasy residue that is often left by other cleaners.

View the RC Detail + Shine Spray here


September 21, 2020

Xtra Speed Capra damper mounts

New from Xtra Speed for the Axial Capra 1.9 Unlimited Trail Buggy are these optional damper mounts. Made from black anodised aluminium, these new parts provide the user with a wide range of new shock mounting angles to choose from. Supplied with the mounting hardware, they are a direct bolt on addition.

Source: Xtra Speed [facebook.com]


September 21, 2020

Arrowmax corner weight system

This corner weight system by Arrowmax is designed to measure their car’s corner weight distribution easily and make necessary weight adjustments to balance their cars for the best performance. A well balanced car is generally easier to drive quicker due to the increased car’s stability. The corner weight system comes with a case designed specifically for easy accessibility and storage.

View the complete package here


September 21, 2020

T-Works 2-way socket driver

T-Works introduce their new 2-way socket driver. Machined from hard coated 7075-T6 aluminium, the tool sports a 5.0mm and 5.5mm socket driver on either end, with the handle featuring a knurled finish for comfort and improved grip. The tips have size etched into them for easy reference and are removable should they need to be replaced.

Source: T-Works [rc-tworks.com]