January 13, 2009

RC Modifications MBX-6 shock towers

RC Modifications MBX-6 shock towers

New from the small Danish company RC Modifications are these 5mm 7075 aluminium shock towers for the Mugen MBX-6. Available for both the front the rear of the buggy, they weigh 62 grams together and have been light grey anodised.

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January 10, 2009

VP-Pro lightweight truggy wheel

VP-Pro have announced the release of this new lightweight design truggy wheel. Manufactured from the same material as their buggy wheel, it has been thoroughly tested under extreme hot and cold conditions in the laboratory, ensuring the best in hardness and flexibility.

Source: VP-Pro [vp-racing.com]

January 9, 2009

PSM Racing MBX6 CVD axles

More new buggy parts from PSM Racing, who have released a pair of front and rear aluminium CVD axles as well as middle axle for the Mugen MBX6. Offering a weight saving of 17.7 grams when using all 3 parts over the stock versions, they are made from high grade 7075 aluminium and all have 2 additional pin mounting positions to use when the original gets worn.

Source: PSM [psm-racing.com]

January 9, 2009

Novarossi R21 3.5cc buggy engine

Novarossi have released their R21, 3.5cc buggy engine. This 3 port motor is an entry level engine that features a large black and white head, easy to tune carburettor and good quality materials used throughout. Available exclusively through Racing Experience in France, it is available with or without pullstart.

Source: Racing Experience [racing-experience.fr]

January 8, 2009

Factory Team B44 LiPo battery cradle

New from Factory Team for the Team Associated B44 is this LiPo battery cradle. Replacing the stock NiMH battery holders, it means the LiPo batteries can be installed securely without messy double-sided tape or adhesives. Specifically sized for use with Reedy’s 5100mAh and 4200mAh saddle pack LiPo batteries, the cradle is CNC machined from light and durable 2.5mm woven carbon fiber. With internal dimensions of 68.9mm x 46.9mm, other hard case LiPo batteries that fall within this measurement can also be used.

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January 5, 2009

Xray XB808 16° Alu Caster blocks

Xray have released these 16° alu caster blocks for the XB808, which are CNC-machined from premium Swiss 7075 T6 aluminum and hard coated for extra durability and long life. This lightweight block features ‘zero kingpin’ suspension geometry, with the preset 16° caster block integrated and non-adjustable. Combined with the XB808 front kick-up of 10° this block gives a total caster angle of 26° for increased steering and precision. Includes XRAY composite bushings for super-precise and smooth steering action.

Source: Xray [teamxray.com]

January 5, 2009

PSM Racing Hyper 9 CVD axles

German firm PSM Racing have released this pair of aluminium CVD axles for the Hobao Hyper 9. Offering a weight saving of 9.5 grams per pair over the stock versions, they are made from high grade 7075 aluminium and have 2 additional pin mounting positions to use when the original gets worn.

Source: PSM [psm-racing.com]

January 4, 2009

UK win for new Reedy VR.21 Pro

The new Reedy VR.21 Pro engine has taken the win in the hands of Craig Drescher at the latest round of the Slough Winter series. The as yet unreleased motor from the US manufacturer, powered Craig’s RC8 to 2nd on the grid following qualifying and after taking an early lead in the race he managed the gap to 2nd and was able to take the win by 6 seconds. Expect more information on this new engine soon.

Source: CML [cmldistribution.co.uk]