Ultimate Special turnbuckle tool

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Modelix Racing have added to the Ultimate Racing range of tools a special turnbuckles tool. This all-in-one tool is small, lighweight and made of steel to ensure its durability. It features 3, 4, 5, 5.5, 7 and 8mm openings, allowing adjustment on a wide variety of turnbuckles.

RC Concept SC10R – WTI ESC

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RC Concept have introduced the new SC10R brushless speed controller. The ESC integrates a new technology developed by RC Concept over the past few years called WTI (Winning Technology Innovation).The WTI technology brings together RC Concept’s innovations in terms of programming (software) and innovations in terms of components (Hardware) thus new algorithms for a perfect control of the acceleration and the brake. Whatever your level or your category, you will get a perfect control and an incredible power perfectly mastered to beat all your competitors.

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Juan Jose Serna crowned Colombian Champion

See: XRAY

This past weekend was held the Colombian National Championship. XRAY’s Juan Jose Serna would start from the 8th place due to some mechanical issues during the qualifying. In the main Jose managed to take the lead after 5 minutes and was leading until an issue with its engine stopped him. Then Jose was able to come back and at the 38th minute he took again the lead until the end. Thanks to this victory Juan took the Colombian national title from Mugen’s Juan Pablo Torres in second and his teammate Felipe Salazar in third.

VP-PRO SRX8E high-downforce bodyshell

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VP-PRO have introduced new high-downforce bodyshell for the Serpent Cobra SRX8E. The body has larger and steeper angled sidepod winglets offering an increased downforce. It is made from 1.0mm high-quality clear polycarbonate and it comes with window masks, transparent shell coating and polycarbonate mudguards.

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Lee Martin is 2WD European Champ

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The 2017 EFRA 1/10 Off-road European Championships are held in Pinerolo, Italy. After completely dry qualifying for the 2WD Championship, showers before the finals presented a new conundrum for all the Drivers. Englands Lee Martin started from pole with Riccardo Berton a surprise 2nd for Italy. Leg 1 saw a textbook run from Lee winning with some ease, however in the 2nd leg the changing surface conditions and a lack of information about the progress of the race nearly caught out the Yokomo Driver and he slowed 1 lap too early almost handing victory to Michal Orlowski., but a good piece of defensive driving saw Lee over the line to claim his 6th European championship. The final leg saw a win for Schumacher and Poland’s Orlowski that enabled him to take the runner up spot in the championship.

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Ultimate 7.4V 2500mAh LiPo receiver battery packs

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Modelix have added to the Ultimate Racing range of Lipo batteries, two 7.4V 2500mAh LiPo receiver/transmitter battery packs. Both are available in hump and straight configuration provided with JR-style receiver plug.

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6mik driveshaft pin replacement tool

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French company 6mik have introduced their new driveshaft pin replacement tool. This must have tool will press in and remove any pins from the head of the drive shafts on all 1/8 buggies and truggies and even some 1/10 vehicles. Now instead of replacing the expensive drive shaft a simple replacement of the pin is quickly done with this pin replacement tool. By using the appropriate length pin, and the driveshaft pin replacement tool, you can dramatically extend the useful life of your drivetrain parts. Pins, 7mm wrench and wheel wrench are required to use the tool.

HB Racing D817 0.8 module gears & 1/8 wing

HB Racing have introduced 0.8 module gears and a rear wing for D817, E817 and D817T. The 0.8 module gears consist of two clutch bells (16 & 17T) and two spur gears (59 & 60T) for greater overall drivetrain efficiency. The 0.8 module gears also improve acceleration, top speed and fuel consumption. Also new is the new wing developed together by World champ David Ronnefalk and HB’s designer Torrance Deguzman just after the 2016 Worlds. It is made of black, white and yellow high-quality plastic and sports two swellings in front enclosing the mounting wing when the wing is used in the rearmost position. The wing comes pre-drilled holes and with an additional wickerbill for aerodynamic fine-tuning.

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