January 13, 2020

Klinik RC 1/10th buggy carbon wing saver buttons

Klinik RC have announced the release of their new wing saver buttons for all popular 1/10th off-road buggies. Made in house at Klinik RC from 3mm carbon fibre, the wing shims feature a unique 3-step and pocketed design, making them super light, while adding some bling and ensuring the rear wing lasts much longer.

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January 13, 2020

STRC TRX-4 rear bumper mount eliminator brace

ST Racing Concepts have introduced their CNC-machined aluminium rear bumper mount eliminator brace for the Traxxas TRX-4 trail truck. Designed for drivers looking to have a cage-style body setup the bumper eliminator brace gives the TRX-4 a clean look while providing more strength and rigidity to the rear part of the chassis rails. The part is available black, blue, red, gun metal and silver anodising.

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January 13, 2020

Maclan Racing MR8.3 1/8th scale brushless motor

Coming from Maclan Racing is their new MR8.3 electric brushless motor for 1/8th scale applications. The MR8.3 is 4.5mm shorter and up to 25g lighter than its predecessor with an all-new stator and rotor design offering a more linear and smoother power band along with higher efficiency for an overall lower power consumption. The motor also features an additional sensor port for easier wiring and it comes in the two kV options of 1900kV and 2100kV. For the best overall performance Maclan Racing recommends to use the motor with the soon to be releasing MMax 8 speed controller, however they are usable with all other sensored 1/8th scale brushless speed controllers too.

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January 13, 2020

Phend trifecta at CRCRC Winter Midwest Champs

The Ohio RC Factory of Jeffersonville, Ohio held the 2020 CRCRC Winter Midwest Championship this past weekend, attracting nearly 330 entries including some of the country’s fastest 1/10th off-road pilots. TLR’s Dakotah Phend was in full swing, taking the overall TQs in 2WD Mod Buggy, 4WD Mod Buggy and Stadium Truck. The triple 5-minute A-mains saw Dakotah taking wins in A1 and A2 for an early overall as A3 winner Cole Tollard (Team Associated) cemented his runner-up spot from Team Associated’s Spencer Rivkin in 3rd.

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January 12, 2020

New SWorkz S35-4 & S14-3 carbon fibre optionals

European SWorkz distributor MW RC Cars has introduced new carbon fibre optionals for the SWorkz S35-3 and S14-3 buggies. Available are a carbon fibre front shock tower for the 1/8th scale S35-3 as well as a carbon fibre battery brace for the 1/10th scale S14-3 buggy. Both are made by RC Carbon Cavalieri and they are direct replacements for the standard parts, offering a cool new look and exceptional stability.

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January 10, 2020

Yeah Racing aluminium turnbuckle wrench

Coming from Yeah Racing is their new aluminium turnbuckle wrench for 3mm up to 5.5mm turnbuckles. The multi-size wrench is machined from high-quality 7075 aluminium and it comes anodised for surface protection and cool looks. It allows to work even in crowded environments due its compact size and it is usable with 3mm, 4mm, 5mm and 5.5mm turnbuckles.

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January 9, 2020

Absima Revenge CTS 10 V3 160A speed controller

Absima have introduced their latest 1/10th scale competition speed controller, the Revenge CTS 10 V3 160A. The ESC is housed in a machined all-aluminium case, it is built using durable high-quality hardware and uses highly adjustable firmware, allowing to adapt the controller to a wide range of motors and racing conditions. A small on/off switch makes wiring easy while all-black wires ensure a professional look. The 3S LiPo-compatible controller offers zero boost blinky and timing/boost functions for stock and modified racing, it is usable with down to 3.5T motors and includes a high airflow fan.

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January 9, 2020

Losi Tenacity TT Pro 4WD SCT Brushless RTR trucks

Losi have introduced their new Tenacity TT Pro 4WD SCT Brushless RTR trucks. The vehicles are based on the high-performance TEN platform featuring a super-tough 4mm plate, 6061-T6 aluminium chassis and the ability to adjust the TT Pro’s suspension and drivetrain for any condition. For added adjustability and tune-ability, adjustable turnbuckles come standard on the TT Pro as do adjustable swaybars, 4mm aluminium shock towers and independent front and rear suspension. The truck also includes a full metric hardware package and aluminium features along a Spektrum Smart 130A brushless ESC and Spektrum Firma 4-Pole 3150KV 550 motor, allowing drivers to hit 80+ km/h with a 3-cell LiPo battery. The ESC is waterproof, completely programmable and comes pre-wired with a high-current IC5 connector. Drivers stay in control with a DX2E Active transmitter and a Spektrum AVC receiver with steering priority, and the truck is topped off with an officially licensed Brenthel or Falken race inspired scale trophy truck bodies along with officially licensed Method Wheels with Falken Wildpeak MT tyres.

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