Hong Kong based Atomic RC, makers of aftermarket parts for many current cars, have put their hand to making some parts for the Kyosho Spada gas car. The new parts include some new front CVD’s as well as some lightweight aluminium parts, which include the rear axle blocks shown above. Other alu. parts are available in the form of front bulkheads, middle main shaft mounts and finally they have also released a new lightweight central main shaft to complete your lightweight, high performance conversion.
A while ago we wrote about the new SpeedLine touring car racing tyres from RB Products, now RB have released images of their 1/8th scale tyres too. Developed to extract every once of grip from any Touring car or 1/8 on-road car, the RB R&D team got together with the fastest pro drivers to find the best tyres/rims combination. SpeedLine tyres are made with Japanese foam and come mounted on new FDW rims and are available for all types of car and in a large range of shores.
GRP have announced their new line up of air filters for use on both on road and off road cars. First thing you will notice is that each air filter set is supplied in an orange plastic box, with the on road version supplied with 5 foam air filters and oil, while the buggy filter is supplied with 12 filters and 2 bottles of special oil. Made from high quality material, these parts are low priced as they are meant to be replaced often.
It seems every company has their own set of tools and Hot Bodies are the latest to bring their new line to market. Similar to the design of the Mugen range of tools, the HB versions have black anodised easy grip handles, sport the Hot Bodies logo and they are sold in 3 different diameters, depending on the size of the tip. Available in a range of the most used hex tips and screw drivers, these tools will be used by the factory team from this year onwards. Also new from HB for the Cyclone is a new ball differential, that comes supplied with 3mm ceramic balls and the stronger 2.6mm diff screw as standard. There is also aluminium diff halves to replace the steel versions on the ball differential, these hard coated parts are supplied with 2 plastic drive shaft blades.
Serpent have announced the latest new performance product for the Serpent S400 190mm touring car. The new central axle one-way 16T pulley is perfect for stock racers, where braking is kept to a minimum, and for all racers running on large open tracks. Enabling the front drive train to run free when off power, it enables the racer to carry more speed into the corner. The pulley has been made from hard anodised aluminium and is not only light but also extremely durable.
Team Titan have released this 1/10th 200mm Blitz VDS Lola body shell. Creating lots of downforce, the front of the shell features 2 bubbles, close to the front axle line, that ensure the front of the body clears the shock towers present on most modern touring car chassis’. Made from 0.8mm thick high density polycarbonate, it is light and strong and comes supplied with decal sheet, wing and 4 piece side stiffener.
Korean company Much More have released this handy multi gauge for measuring the body shell dimensions on your electric powered touring car. Configured to IFMAR specifications, the tool allows you to measure roof height (115mm), wing overhang (10mm), body height from ground to tail (35mm), wing chord (40mm) and wing end plates (40mm x 20mm). Simple to use, it removes the need to use rulers and calipers to obtain the legal cut out of your body and ensures that the car you are testing with will also pass scrutiny when the time comes.
Team Associated have released a range of foam tires pre mounted on wheels suitable for the 1/18th scale RC18R. Available in 3 colours – black, white and gold, to compliment every paint scheme, these new tires are said to be the perfect choice for carpet and indoor asphalt racing.