June 15, 2007

Xray NT1 Alu Wheel Hubs

Xray NT1 Alu Wheel Hubs

We briefly mentioned these new NT1 alu wheel hubs from Xray a while back when we did a round up of the cars new optionals, but now Xray have published the full information for these parts and so here it is.

Range of CNC-machined, premium aircraft aluminum offset wheel hubs for XRAY NT1 allow you to precisely adjust the track-width of your NT1 by fine increments. These wheel hubs are strategically machined for optimum strength, balance, and lightness, and are marked for easy identification. Secured on drive axle by setscrew. Hubs offered in standard size, or with offsets of -0.75mm and +0.75mm.

Source: Xray [teamxray.com]


June 15, 2007

Hot Bodies Cyclone options

Hot Bodies Cyclone options

Just like earlier this week, Hot Bodies have today released more information on some new parts for the Cyclone D4 from Hot Bodies that we showed you before back in April. First up are these purple anodised aluminium rear hub carriers rear, available in 0.5 degrees and 1 degree, that allow you to alter the suspension characteristics of the car extending the adjustability of the stock hub carriers. Next up are two new black anodised rear suspension blocks that come in 2.0 and 2.5 degrees settings allowing you to alter the inboard toe at the rear of the buggy while finally for the D4 buggy are some new fluorescent yellow disc wheels. Also new from HB for the Cyclone touring car is a brushless motor mount that has been designed to allow the use of bigger spur gears by raising the level of the center layshaft by 2mm.

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June 14, 2007

Rony T-530 1/8th scale body shell

Rony T-530 1/8th scale body shell

Japanese firm Rony Performance Parts have released their extensively tested 1/8th scale CanAm body shell, called the T-530. Made from 0.8mm thick polycarbonate this new shell has proven itself to be very effective, featuring a long nose which provides plenty of high speed steering while the body is also optimised to be very stable. Rony also make a number of very nice looking optionals for the Serpent 960, including brake disc, servo saver and other small parts which you can check out at the link below.

Source: Rony [plala.or.jp/rony]


June 14, 2007

Parma Pro 38 on-road racing tires

Parma Pro 38 on-road racing tires

Parma have begun selling their new Pro 38 on-road racing tires for 1/12th scale chassis’. These new Pro tires feature a larger 38mm wheel for improved performance and handling while the overall diameter is the same as their standard tires, thus creating a lower profile rubber. Suitable for all popular 1/12 race cars, and available for front and rear, it is 100% guaranteed not to come unglued from the wheel under normal use.

Source: Parma [parmapse.com]


June 14, 2007

Hot Bodies chassis protect sheet

Hot Bodies chassis protect sheet

Hot Bodies have released this Chassis Protect Sheet, essentially a large clear plastic sticker, to provide extra durability and protection for your chassis, whether you’re racing off-road or on road. The clear self-adhesive PTFE plastic is very slick and provides minimum friction if your car bottoms out, or slides over bumps, while the sheet keeps scratches and nicks off your graphite or aluminium chassis plate.

Source: Hot Bodies [hbeurope.com]


June 12, 2007

KM Products Lightweight front axle

KM Products V-One RRR Lightweight front axle

KM products have released this new lightweight front solid axle for use on the Kyosho range of 200mm cars. Not only is this new axle super light but its also very strong and it is designed in such a way that the drive cups, which are held in place by pins, to be easily replaced when worn eliminating the need to replace the entire axle. This axle is suitable for the Kyosho V-One RRR Evo, V-One RRR and V-One SIII.

Source: RCP Works [rcpworks.com]


June 11, 2007

RB Concept R3 .12 engine released

RB Concept R3 .12 engine released

We showed the first picture of the new .12 engine from RB products last week, called the R3, and today RB Products have updated their site with the full information from the new motor including internal pics and specs. We gave you the lowdown on the motor already so if you missed it you can check it out here or go to the RB product page here.

Source: RB Products [rbproducts.com]


June 10, 2007

K Factory mounted Sedan Foam Tires

KF Mounted Sedan Foam Tires

K Factory have announced the release of their new range of mounted and trued sedan foam tires. Claiming to be unique in that they offer both good foam combined with strong, high quality wheels, these new tires are available in a range of shores from 35 to 45, and in a width of 30mm and 26mm. Another cool feature about these new tires is that they are supplied in a high tech looking, air tight, bag that keeps the tire freshness inside preventing them from drying out.

Source: K Factory [kfactoryracing.com]