Reds Racing have launched their new 1/10 VX3 Factory Selected electric brushless motors. They are hand-built, selected and the top five percent of tested motors of every batch with the hall sensor variance being within one degree or better. Each motor is hand-assembled, shimmed and tested by Reds Racing’s tech department. Timing, kV rating and Amp draw are tested on the dyno for maximum performance and the Factory Selected motors come with new titanium screws to increase performance. Furthermore each motor comes with a quality control certificate showing each motor’s main specifications such as KV, current, timing and shimming. Available are 4.5T to 8.5T Modified as well as 10.5T to 25.5T Stock motors.
Coming from UK company JC Racing Products are their new Yokomo YZ10 wheels for vintage Yokomo kits such as the YZ10 1994 to 1997. They mimic the iconic ribbed high-traction wheels as found on the WCS Pavidis edition car and they can be used on all “wide suspension” YZ10 and Works kits from the 1991 to 1997 era. The rims accept all industry standard 2.2” tyres, they come as 4-piece sets including two front and two rear wheels and they are available in black, yellow and white colour.
Hudy have announced the release of the Air Vac aluminium tray for the use with their Air Vac pump systems. The purpose designed Air Vac tray allows to integrate the Air Vac pump to create a perfect work station while rebuilding the shocks and differentials. The aluminium tray features four different compartments for accessories and hardware, a compartment for the Hudy Air Vac and machined holes for a shock absorber stand and differential holders. Machined pockets feature super-thin walls for light weight and stylish chamfered edges as well as laser-engraved Hudy graphics make the tray stand out on the pit table. The tray is designed to fit the #104002 Air Vac On-road and #104004 Air Vac 1/10 Off-road pumps that are not included and must be purchased separately.
Coming from Xray and made for their XB8 series off-road vehicles is a forward position wing holder. The fully redesigned rear wing mount allows to place wing more frontwards which helps to improve rear downforce and traction. The super-slim, 1-piece design makes for reduced weight while increasing strength and the wing holder is made from a special composite mixture to withstand abuse and crashes. The mount is usable with the nitro and electric-powered XB8 buggies and XT8 trucks and to make full use of it, the vehicle’s wing need to be outfitted with a second row of wing mounting holes.
Japanese brand Rickside Design Products have introduced their new heavy duty aluminium D mount for the TLR 22 5.0 DC Elite buggy. The suspension hanger is machined from high-quality aluminium and it comes black anodised and with machined silver edge details. Due to its design it is a lot more durable compared to the stock part and it can be used with the standard composite suspension inserts.
The final round of the StickIt1Racing Stock Series was held at PDX Underground in Portland, Oregon this week. In 13.5T 4WD Buggy it was Jim Meyer with the win from Daniel Jeppesen in 2nd. John Copeland would round out the top 3 result. Overall in the championship it was Jim Meyer who took the title two points ahead of John Copeland.
UK company Phat Bodies have introduced their new V Rally body shell for 1/10th scale rally and rallycross cars. Sporting large wheel arches the body supports 195mm wide chassis and it can be used with “dirt” high ground clearance or “tarmac” low ground clearance chassis setting, making it very versatile. The body is molded from high-quality polycarbonate, it comes in lightweight 0.75mm or more durable club racer 1.0mm thickness and includes a roof scoop, 2-piece rear wing, vinyl window masks and high-quality light, grille and vent stickers.
Available from French brand Rusti Design is a LiPo brace kit for the vintage Team Losi XX4 buggy. The 3-D-printed braces were designed for the use with the TLR231092 22X-4 battery mount set of which the rubber strap and hook parts are needed as donor parts. Fitting the braces requires some DIY in the form of the drilling of four mounting holes, however Rusti Design supply a drilling jig with the brace kit. Using the braces will allow for a more professionally looking battery mounting and it required additional hardware in the form of 4-40×3/8” flat head and M3x10mm flat head screws.