April 3, 2007

Trinity Grand Stand

Trinity Grand Stand

Trinity have announced the release of their new ‘Grand Stand’, which is a folding car stand designed to hold the all R/C vehicles from 1/16th cars and trucks up to the biggest 1/7th scale monster trucks. Constructed using a light weight molded composite, and screw assembled, the Trinity patented design allows the “Grand Stand” to be folded down flat for easy storage in your pit box. Available this month for $49.99.

UPDATE: Trinity have also sent us a release for their new Spring Things which you can read more about here… content

March 31, 2007

Axial Racing 28RR Spec 1 Engine

Axial Racing 28RR Spec 1 Engine

Axial Racing have announced the release of their 28RR Spec 1 Engine that is suitable for truggies and monster trucks. The 28RR is designed to rev higher while still maintaining superior levels of torque and the rather nice cooling head helps to lower center of gravity as well as increase cooling capacity.

The 28RR Spec 1 is a .28 cubic inch big block engine featuring a machined cast aluminum heat-sink head for extra cooling, dual bushing aluminum connecting rod, true ABC chrome sleeve construction for durability, and a three needle 9.0mm slide carburetor (including 8.0 & 8.5mm optional venturi’s) with a composite body for better performance at higher temperatures. The carburetor features a factory re-set line on the high speed needle, and flush needles making re-setting, to baseline factory specifications, quick and easy.

Source: Axial Racing [axialracing.com]

March 28, 2007

Xtreme Racing carbon parts for 8ight

Xtreme Racing 8ight buggy rear tower

Xtreme Racing have released these attractive and functional carbon fibre parts for the ultra popular and competitive Losi 8ight and 8ight T. First off is this shock tower, shown above, that is for the rear of the Losi 8ight buggy and is made from 4mm carbon fibre and sports an extra hole for more adjustment. Also available are a set of 2 carbon brake discs that are suitable for the both the buggy and truggy whilst for the truggy, Xtreme have released front and rear 4mm shock towers for weight savings, strength, looks and more adjustment.

Check out the other products here… content

March 27, 2007

Medial Pro Tyre Design Challenge

Medial Pro Tyre Design Challenge

Medial Pro are running a rather unique and, lucrative for the winner, competition in which they invite entrants to design the next new tyre in their tyre range. Medial Pro have all the details on their site and the winning entry will first of all receive one racing season’s worth of Medial Pro tyres (100 pairs of tyres glued on rims!) and the winning tyre design will be named after the winner!

Check out their site here for more details.

March 23, 2007

New Kyosho big bore shock absorbers

Kyosho Big Bore shock absorbers

Our mate Phil, over at the Neo Buggy Industries, has the first exclusive shots of the all new big bore shock absorbers for the Kyosho inferno. These shocks have been seen on the cars of Yuichi Kanai and Cody King at this weeks Silver State race, but World Champ Mark Pavidis didnt get a set, and by the looks of them they are in the pre production stage of development. For those techies out there i can inform you that the new shocks have an outside body diameter of 18mm with an inner diameter of 16mm and the pistons currently have 4 holes.

Source: Neo Buggy [neo-buggy.net]

March 22, 2007

WRD2 carbon brake discs

WRD2 carbon brake discs

According to importers TKO Competition Development, Wright Racing Design & Development (WRD2) has been developing these carbon discs for over a year. They are meant to provide better stopping power and modulation without fade and the discs are backed by a 100% replacement guarantee direct from WRD2.

Source: TKO Comp Dev [tkocompetitiondev.com]

March 21, 2007

Upgrade RC, Joker theme

Upgrade RC Joker theme

Yeh i know, even more stuff from Upgrade RC, but this time ill keep it short and just inform you that the masters of customization have released this Joker themed decal kit thats suitable for truggies.

Source: Upgrade RC [upgrade-rc.com]

March 21, 2007

JConcepts tires impress on debut

JConcepts tires

The debut for the all new JConcepts off road tires took place at last months Nitro Challenge and on its debut race they took the win in the hands of top off road racer Ryan Maifield. In the hotly contested 45 minute A-main event, Maifield made it a debut to remember by winning the Pro Gas Truck class A-main with his Associated GT2 running on JConcepts “Double Dees” tires in Sticky Green Compound. In 1/8th scale buggy, Maifield also blitzed the track in Round 2 of qualifying with his Associated RC8 by laying down a TQ run using the 1/8th scale version of the “Double Dees”.

Click more to see a picture of the tires… content