Team Associated have released a number of new harder components for their TC5 touring car.Perfect for high bite racing conditions and foam tire carpet racing, these new parts help remove unwanted flex from suspension components, making the car smoother and more consistent in high traction conditions.
KM Racing have released a number of optional parts for the Mugen MTX-4 and Xray NT1 as well as these universal droop blocks. The chassis droop support blocks, which sport the KM Racing logo have been precision machined from aluminium and red anodised and work with the previously released droop gauge. For the MTX-4, KM have created some lightweight aluminium pulleys in both 23T and 18T and their construction prevents the build up of dirt on the teeth, while a new lightweight pulley adaptor works with the original plastic pullies on the MTX3 and 4. For the Xray NT1 is a new lightweight 2nd gear carrier and 2 piece lightweight front solid axle which has been made from delrin to help reduce weight, while the design allows for replaceable ball cups.
Kyosho has expanded its line of performance accessories for the Inferno GT sedan with the release of some CNC machined aluminium front hub carriers and rear uprights. The C-hubs and rear uprights have been blue anodised and are machined from aircraft-grade aluminum for extra durability with both products coming supplied with stainless steel hingepins and e-clips, wile the rear uprights feature molded bearing sleeves for perfect bearing alignment.
Japanese company Rony have released 2 new items of interest recently, the first of which is the introduction of this 1/24th scale Lola body shell. Suitable for use on Mini Z chassis, this high downforce body has been made from lexan and is clear when you buy it so you can customise it with your own paint scheme. Also new from Rony is this great pit lane tool carrier called the Pit Man, which is made from aluminium and carries your fuel bottle, fuel gun and other tools and can be folded up flat when not in use.
New from TGR for their Sinister mini scale chassis, is this friction damping system. Unusual in its design, it not only performs damping but also helps keep the front and rear of the chassis level. Additionally with the help of this system you can even remove the rear side springs to gain higher traction when combined with the thicker suspension plates.
Hot Bodies have been busy in the run up to Christmas with the release of the new Worlds edition Cyclone D4 and the carpet version of the Cyclone touring car. Now comes the new thicker version of the Cyclone 12 chassis which has been made from 2.5mm thick carbon fibre in place of the standard 2.0mm thick version. This new thicker plate stiffens up the whole car and improves its performance in high grip conditions.
More new products from Hot Bodies with the release of some carpet spec parts for the Cyclone touring car. The backbone of this carpet upgrade is the new 3.6mm thick carbon fibre chassis plate which has been machined on the top side for fitting the bearing blocks as well as the included battery trays. Also for carpet racing is a 2.5mm thick carbon fibre upper deck and rear upper plate, both with stiffening arms, while there is a new rear shock tower that has been optimised for carpet racing.
More new products from K-Factory with the release of a number of new items for the Team Magic G4. Starting with the release of a full set of new belts for the front, rear and side of the G4, these ZF belts are super low friction and use a unique construction method to form the teeth, so the belt won’t break easily and lasts longer. Also new for the G4 are a set of 3 aluminium Ackermann plates that not only give you extra adjustment options but also increase the strength around pivot ball mount in the event of an impact.