David Ronnefalk’s Pro Tips: how to shim your diffs

Adam Drake, oops sorry, HB Racing’s David Ronnefalk is back with another Pro Tips video showing us how to shim the front and/or rear diff on the HB Racing D817. If you want specific videos, please ask to David directly on his Facebook page or in his video’s comments.

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Reedy 550-SL4 sensorless brushless motor

Reedy have introduced the new 550-SL4 sensorless brushless motor for 1/10 4WD RTR. Due to its sensorless 4-pole configuration, the 550-SL4 operates powerfully, efficiently, and reliably in a variety of vehicles and applications. The 3500kV rating provides plenty of speed with 2S LiPo batteries. But install a 3S LiPo battery for insane speeds that are barely controllable! A high-strength rotor provides plenty of torque and resists overheating better than 2-pole alternatives.

See: Team Associated  

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Dominic Bauer takes Austrian title

41 drivers attended the round four and final round of the Austrian Nats at the 2009 Euro track in Wölbling, lower Austria. At Saturday the track was a little slippery in the morning because of the rain. After the qualification rounds Manuel Dirnecker was able to took the overall TQ. Unfortunately the rain will not stop sunday, obliging the clerk of the race and the Team Association representatives to stopped the race. Manuel has therefore took the win in front of Mugen driver Bauer Dominic in second and Werner Spannbruckner in third. Dominic Bauer took the Austrian title from his teammate Patrick Schweinzer and SWORKz’s Jürgen Trieb in third.

Thanks to Erick Kaufmann for the report.

Ryan Maifield TQs & wins at the Southern Nats


See: REDS Racing

The Southern Nationals Indoor Off-Road Race was held at a huge indoor track in West Monroe, Louisiana over the weekend. Factory Reds driver Ryan Maifield was able to TQ and win the Pro Nitro Buggy class in front of Nemo’s Darren Bloomfield in second and Tekno’s Ryan Lutz in third. Factory Reds driver Cole Ogden and Tekno driver Joe Bornhorst rounded out the top 5.

How often shock & diff fluid should be replaced? listen The Drake!

Mugen Seiki Racing professor Adam Drake is back to helping us to know how often shock and diff fluid should be replaced.

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XRAY XRS UK Off-road announcement

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XRAY have announced the XRAY Racing Series UK Off-road series. The series is scheduled on 1st October at Midlands Raceway and will end after six rounds on 4th March. The XRS will be held in 2WD Open, 2WD Stock, 4WD Open and Truck Open. Click here for your registration and here if you need more information.

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Daniel Kobbevik crowned Norwegian Champion

See: XRAY

Last race off the year in 1/8 Nitro in Norway, and the final was put up at KMBK Raceway in Kristiansand. The weather was very nice and and the Astro track was tight, made with different types of astro, slippery in the morning and some parts almost never dried up. The track that have all the things to make racing challenging and you really get to pay if you do a mistake. The race would determine who would be the Norwegian Champion in 2017. Two guys that could take the overall title:

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Serpent SRX8 & SRX8E aluminium rear uprights V2

Serpent have introduced new version of their rear uprights for the Cobra SRX8 and SRX8E. Machined from 7075 T6 aluminium, they come black coated with machined edges and SPT logo is laser engraved. The rear uprights feature a molded insert through which the roll center can be changed fast and easy. The uprights come in a set of two with inserts.

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