RudeBits have introduced their new 17mm captive serrated wheel nuts for 1/8th scale buggies, trucks, and GT cars. Machined from high-quality 7075 aluminium the wheel nuts offer a scale appearance for visual impact while their closed design ensures protection to the wheel axle and less chance of collecting dirt. The serrated back will grip into the wheel, ensuring the nut will not come lose unintended during a run. The wheel nut is available in blue, black, orange, and red colors.
Round 3 of the Stick It1 Series Stock was held at PDX Underground in Portland, Oregon this week. In the 17.5T Buggy class the race for the top 3 spots was on between Joseph Johnson, Kevin Focht and Cole Hegar. Ultimately it was Joseph with the win from Kevin and Cole.
Delta RC Raceway & Hobby Shop in Antioch, California hosted a round of the MOD 5th & 8th Championship Series last weekend, attracting over 80 entries in total. In 4WD Truck Pro it was MOD’s own Matt Olson with the win in the 25-minute A-main event, leaving behind Rick Christian in 2nd some two laps down. Daniel Fry came in 3rd, top qualifier Brian Sullivan had to settle for 4th overall.
Available now from J&T Bearing Company are four new lubricants that cover pretty much every RC car need. First up is the White Lithium grease that is manufactured at the highest NLGI rating. The lube is great for areas of the vehicles that need lubrication with out getting dragged down. Rotating parts that don’t see a high temperature is the perfect application for this grease. The multi purpose grease has the lightest viscosity of J&T’s grease line up.
Spirit Controlled RC Racing in Girard, Pennsylvania held the Chain Breaker race last weekend, attracting 70 entries. In the Electric Truggy class it was Binh Quan with the overall TQ from Kevin Siller in 2nd, the latter however would in turn come out on top in the single 8-minute A-main event, leaving behind Binh in 2nd, some 7.7 seconds behind. 5th place qualifier, Clinton Kryger would round out the all-Mugen top 3 a lap back.
Coming from Ruddog is their new nitro engine bag, a practical yet decorative way to store or carry a single nitro engine. The sturdy bag is made of tough fabric, it features the proud red, black and white signature Ruddog colours, a high-quality print and a durable zipper, ensuring the bag will last nearly forever. The inner foam piece comes pre-cut to accept a single 3.5cc nitro engine but it can also be removed to carry all sorts of accessories. A fabric loop rounds out the package, ensuring easy carrying of the bag.
Phat Bodies have introduced their new Atak 14th scale micro buggy body shell for vehicles such as the LC Racing EMB-1, the Team Associated Reflex 14B, or the Losi Mini 8ight. The aggressive and aerodynamic forward cab styling is ideally suited for micro speed demons with large side pods and increased side profile allow extra room inside and increase visibility on track. Suitable for all 14th scale micro buggies with a wheelbase of around 190mm the clear bodyshell comes with overspray film and Phat Bodies stickers.
Hudy have introduced their new bags specially designed for the use with their lightweight edition setup boards. Available in five different sizes to cover the brand’s 1/10th touring, 1/10th off-road, 1/8th on-road, 1/8th off-road, and 1/8th truggy setup boards, the bags are made of high-strength fabric and come decorated with the iconic black and purple Hudy graphics. The zipped bags, that do not include the setup boards, ensure secure storing and carrying of the setup boards while looking the part.