HB Racing D413 hard suspension arms

HB Racing have introduced new rear and front hard suspension arms for the D413. These suspension arms are made from harder material for increased arm stiffness. The harder material improves handling on high traction surfaces and reduces the sensitivity of the car to variations in traction.

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Serpent SDX4 roll center spacer

Serpent have introduced a roll center spacer for the Spyder SDX4. Made from 2mm aluminum hard coated, the spacer fits below the differential into the chassis.  You can also put 2 on top of eachother to create 4mm spacer. The design is made such way that the 2 spacers will also lock in position. Depending on the plates use you may need to also space out the rear stiffener. Increasing the roll center will move the differential higher as well, creating more grip and steering, but less easy to drive.

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XRAY XB4 9° graphite C-hubs

XRAY have introduced new 9° molded composite C-hubs for steering blocks of the XB4. The specially-formulated graphite composite material is a perfect balance between reliability and performance. Roll center position can be quickly and easily adjusted by inserting different thickness shims atop the caster block, between the block and vertical ball stud.

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Maimon & Arbel win at Israeli League

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Last weekend was held a round of the Israeli League at the Rishpon RC astro turf  track. In 2WD Lior Maimon took the overall TQ and won all 3 legs of the A Final in front of Shuali Alon in second and Bublil Amit in third. In 4WD it would be Yossi Arbel taking the TQ in qualifying and the win. Bublil Amit in second and Ofir Avitan in third rounded out the podium.

Serpent SRX8 aluminium throttle horns & 3.0mm front anti-roll bar

Coming from Serpent and made for the SRX8 are the aluminium throttle horns and 3.0mm front anti-roll bar. First up are the throttle horns, machined from 7075 T6 aluminium, they come black anodised, with etched spline size and they are available in 23T, 24T and 25T sizes. They provide more durability and precision than composite plastic parts.

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Tekin V258 Software Update

Tekin have released V258 software update for the RX8, RX4, RSX or RS speed controller. This free update including improved power handling capabilities, increased circuit durability, enhanced throttle and braking features and more. Download and update here.

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Pattaya International Buggy Challenge announcement

The Pattaya International Buggy Challenge will be held on June 2-4 at the Pattaya RC Buggy Track. The club is working hard to be ready and currently they removing the “concrete/sugar” surface which will be replaced by proper clay/dirt. Registration is now officially open and will close May 25th. For more info please click here.

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Hot Race Tyres introduce clay compounds

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Hot Race Tyres from Italy have introduced their new clay rubber compounds. Developed especially with the demanding clay-type tracks in mind, the rubber will extract the maximum traction and performance from the tyre and it will become available in soft and hard compounds for both the existing range of 1/8th treads and also the new 1/10th buggy tyres.