February 7, 2013

Traxxas Slash 4×4 Low C-of-G chassis

Performance-proven with the Slash 4X4 Ultimate and 1/10 Rally models, Traxxas’ Low Center-of-Gravity chassis is now available as a complete conversion kit for the Slash 4X4. The Low-CG Conversion Kit lowers the chassis, battery*, and electronic components* to bring all the advantages of a low center of gravity to the award-winning 4WD short-course truck. No matter where you want to race, on the track or off, you will experience superior handling and better corner speed. The conversion kit includes all the parts and hardware required to convert one Slash 4X4 to the Low-CG configuration.

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January 19, 2013

Pro-Line Slash performance accessories

Pro-Line Racing introduce a load of new option parts for the Traxxas Slash 2WD truck and PL’s own performance transmission upgrade. Available soon is a front hub kit, hard anodised pivot balls and rod ends as well as a hinge pin brace, anti-squat plates, spur gears and motor screws. Starting with the hub kit the parts beef-up the front suspension, offer additional camber link holes for better adjustability and are held in place using threaded rods and lock nuts for added security. The hard anodised aluminium pivot balls and special rod ends are designed to provide a butter-smooth suspension movement and reduce the weight over the stock parts for better suspension performance. The hard anodised hinge pin brace makes for a cooler looking ride and adds strength to the front end of the truck. The parts comes anodised grey and with laser-etched logo. Also new is the anti-squat block set for the use with the Performance Transmission. The set includes 2 degrees, 4 degrees and 5 degrees parts to add to the 3 degrees item that comes with the transmission kit. Last but not least come special 78T and 82T spur gears to make for a perfect gear ration setup and heavy duty motor washers and screws for a rock solid mounted motor.

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January 9, 2013

JConcepts Slash 4×4 Platinum over-tray

When racing on a loamy or top soil track surface, the inside of the Low CG Slash or Rally chassis can become loaded with dirt or debris which creates extra weight. With the JConcepts over-tray these worries are minimized with the simple and functional over-tray. Fitting nicely under the body it hugs the outside dimension of the Low CG Slash and Rally chassis protecting the inside from unwanted excess dirt and debris build-up during racing conditions. The over-tray is built with extra height and rake to provide extra room for various electrical and battery configurations.

Source: JConcepts [jconcepts.net]

January 8, 2013

King Headz Slash 4×4 LCG motor mount

King Headz have released this LCG aluminium motor mount for the Slash 4×4. CNC machined from 7075 grade aluminium and anodized black, it replaces the stock plastic motor mount. This mount will directly work with either the slipper or center diff and was designed to use he included 10X19X5 bearings which are much stronger than the stock 10X15X4 bearing.

Source: King Headz [kingheads.com]

December 21, 2012

Traxxas Robby Gordon edition Dakar Slash

Robby Gordon is well known for versatile driving skills that have earned him success in everything from NASCAR to short-course off-road racing. Robby got his start as a desert racer in 1986, and he remains a force in this unique brand of high-speed, high-endurance competition. Unmistakable in his tough black and vivid orange race trucks, Robby is a fan favorite and a top contender when the green flag drops on the famous Dakar Rally. And now you can drive Robby’s ride yourself with the Traxxas Robby Gordon Edition Dakar Slash. The award-winning Traxxas Slash puts you in the driver’s seat for intense, high-flying off-road action. Robby’s full-size Dakar truck embodies the spirit of Traxxas R/C with its 6.0 liter LS2 V8 racing engine, sand-shredding horsepower, 20-inch suspension travel, and desert-conquering durability.

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December 4, 2012

Traxxas Nitro Slash 2wd SC truck

The new Nitro Slash from Traxxas combines heavyweight horsepower with a lightweight 2WD chassis to deliver astounding performance and over-the-top fun. The award-winning TRX 3.3 engine gives the Nitro Slash tire-melting thrust that is far more than any driver needs and exactly what every driver wants. EZ-Start electric starting gets the Nitro Slash fired up fast, and with all required running accessories included, all you need is a tankful of Top Fuel Power Plus to experience the wildest ride in the short-course scene.

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November 22, 2012

Pro-Line Slash 2wd bumper, axles & wheel nuts

Pro-Line have released a number of new items for the Slash 2wd. First up is the all-new race-inspired front bumper, brace and bulkhead, the former featuring Pro-Line’s unique ‘Flex Mount’ brace that absorbs all impacts rather than transferring them into your Truck and potentially damaging vital components. The two vertically mounted screws that fasten the Bumper to the Brace act as pivot points for the Brace to rotate around allowing the Pro-2 Bumpers to bend but not break. Next up is the Pro-2 ProTrac Axle kit with ProTrac Suspension Kit. The all steel construction of the shafts, outdrive, axles and pins provide maximum durability and can handle all the power your motor can muster. Pro-Line includes super Lightweight Outdrives in the Pro-2 Axle kit to improve acceleration by lowering rotating mass and also includes Axle Snap Rings that eliminate drive pins from ever falling out. Finally Pro-Line have new blue anodized aluminium nuts which have deep serrations that dig into the wheel and provide a secure hold against the rigors of Racing and Bashing.

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