November 17, 2008

KM Racing V-One RRR Upper decks

KM Racing have released two new optional upper decks for the Kyosho V-One RRR 1/10th scale chassis. Made from carbon fibre, both feature a hexagonal counter bore design for locking the car’s fifth body post and both are supplied with a pair of fuel tank o-rings. The difference between the 2 is that one allows for the standard upright mounting of the throttle servo, while the 2nd enables it to be mounted in the lay down position for a lower centre of gravity.

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November 14, 2008

CS Electronic Micro cells, motors & tires

CS Electronic have announced the release of some new products for micro racers including new batteries, motors and tires. The cells are 1600mAh and replace the older 1500mAh offering more run time and power. The new micro magnetic brushless motors are designed to fit 1/18th scale vehicles and come in a range of versions from 6500kv to 9000kv. Finally to help your super quick micro vehicle around the track, CS now offer new foam tires for both front and rear with the front shores in 42, 45, 48 and 50, while the rear come in 34, 36, 38 and 40.

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November 12, 2008

Shepherd Velox 2009 Upright set

Shepherd have released a new set of 2009 uprights and steering blocks and corresponding ecentric insert for the Velox. This setup makes it is possible to use smaller tyres with the same ride height, an extremely useful option in long finals to avoid a tyre change. The ecentric inserts are made of high-quality 7075 T6 aluminium for a perfect fit of the ball bearings, while the uprights are glass fibre-reinforced to ensure a stable position of the inserts. The set contains 2 rear uprights, 2 front steering blocks, 8 aluminum eccenters and 8 corresponding ball bearings.

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November 11, 2008

Xray Offset TC spur gears

Xray have developed a new range of precision molded offset spurs in both 48 and 64 pitch. These spur gears have been strategically lightened to reduce rotating mass and are made from specially created hard composite material. Available in 78T and 81T in 48 pitch and 104T, 106T, 108T & 110T in 64 pitch.

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November 5, 2008

Serpent 960 Brass balance weight

Serpent have released this brass counter weight for use on their 960’08 1/8th scale chassis. Weighing in at 50g it is mounted alongside the chassis stiffener to balance the car when using a lightweight LiPo receiver-pack.

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October 28, 2008

Cube Racing Upgrade 12th foam tires

Cube Racing have released a range of 1/12th scale foam tires under the name Upgrade. All Cube foam tires are produced using high quality premium foam ensuring great grip during the race. Available in 35, 40 & 45 shores for the front and 30 & 35 shores for the rear.

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October 2, 2008

Moore-speed 200R Nitro TC bodyshell

Moore-speed 200R Nitro TC body shell

New from the Moore-speed brand is the their first 200mm Nitro touring car body shell. With an ultra-high downforce front splitter you will get awesome front traction, while the windscreen and roof channels air directly over the high downforce rear wing. The wing features three vertical supports to eliminate flex and lost downforce, and the rear end features aerodynamic wing struts extending to the bumper. The front bumper features a dual-level splitter, plus extra aero lines around the headlights for extreme front traction. Along the sides, this 200R is nearly flat for minimal drag, except for a slight door sill recess exactly where the pipe stinger needs to exit the bodyshell. The cabin features the modern forward look with reduced bonnet line and increased boot lid space. Deep structural A-pillars and C-pillars channel air over the boot lid and rear wing and also reduce the frontal area, giving you increased stability and top speed.

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October 1, 2008

Xray NT1 Lightweight Front Middle Shaft

Xray NT1 Lightweight Front Middle Shaft

For serious racers conscious of weight savings, Xray’s new optional front middle shaft is CNC-machined from world-renowned Hudy Spring Steel, and has been strategically lightened by 50% compared to the standard front middle shaft. This shaft is highly wear resistant at contact points, helping to increase the lifespan of the shaft bearings and rotating mass is reduced without sacrificing strength or durability.

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