3 Racing, makers of after market upgrade parts for R/C Cars, have just released the 2nd version of their Automatic tire truer. As with the first generation truer, it has a variable speed fully-automatic truing cycle, adjustable sanding edge and comes supplied with wheel adaptors for 1/8, 1/10 and 1/12 scale tires. What’s new is that you can now power it using built in batteries, similar to a starter box, it now has a handle and comes supplied in an extra light-weight protection box.
Atomic RC have released yet more optional parts for their favourite 1/10th 200mm, the Xray NT1. Adding to their already extensive line-up, the new parts include a reinforced rear stabilizer mount, aluminium 7075 hex wheel adapters and middle mounts for the radio tray. Also newly available is a lightweight 2nd gear adapter, an aluminium center shaft mounting bracket, a flex-control engine mount set, lightweight delrin adjustable nut for use on the 8.4mm pivot balls and finally a graphite brake linkage set.
Team Titan have released a new range of high quality, very durable, pinion gears for the Motonica P8.0R and Mugen MRX-4X. Available in 16T, 17T, 20T and 21T, they have been made from hard coated high quality 7075-T6 aluminium and claim to last twice the time as the original versions.
Kawada have released some spacers for the rear axle of their M300, and other 1/12th scales with 1/4″ (6.35mm) axles. Made from aluminium they are sold in a set of 12 with 4 of each size, 0.5mm, 1.0mm and 2.0mm widths, and help adjust the rear track width of the car as shown in the picture above.
Eagle Racing have released details about their new camber gauge that has a measurement range of plus or minus 10 degrees. Available in blue, light blue, purple, red or black, this aluminium gauge features the Eagle Racing logo and can accurately measure the camber angle on most circuit based cars.
Serpent have announced the release of this carbon conversion set for their Serpent S400 electric touring car. Enabling a great performance advantage on carpet, combined with the use of foam tyres, the set features a machined 3.4mm thick carbon fibre 6-cell chassis plate, which is extremely stiff and perfect for these high grip conditions. A great feature of this chassis plate is that along with the recessed mounting points, to lower the overall centre-of-gravity, the cell slots have be pre machined so no extra preparation in this area is needed. Also included in the set is stiff, front and rear, upper plates that also sport extensions that enable you to further stiffen the chassis by mounting the 4 supplied aluminium posts to both the upper and lower plates.
RB Products, the French engine manufacturer, has released a new combo deal for touring car racers. Featuring the company’s latest V12 R3 .12 engine, that we wrote about previously, the combo includes the 2604 polished inline pipe and short conical manifold providing you with even more power while keeping its usual drivability.
More new stuff from Team Titan with the release of their new drive shaft replacement tool. Designed for use with most 1/8 and 1/10 on and off road drive shafts with a 3mm pin, this tool offers a fast and easy way to replace worn drive shaft pins with just this tool and a hammer. Although not included with the tool, Team Titan also sell 3 different versions of 3mm pin – 10.8mm for 1/10th On-Road, 11.8mm for 1/8th On-Road and 13.8mm for 1/8th Off-Road.