1/10 Offroad News

175RC XB2 aluminum nuts, washers, serrated nuts & hub spacers

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175RC have introduced new aluminum nuts, ball stud washers, serrated wheel nuts and hub spacers for the XRAY XB2, XB4 and XT2. All parts are made in aluminium to shed some weight and come in orange colour. First up is the aluminum nut kit including 10pcs with M3 nuts and 1pc. M4 nut for the slipper. Next up is are the M3 ball stud washers perfect for the driver that knows small adjustments make a huge difference. Used for adjusting roll center or shimming suspension components, this aluminum washer set includes four of each thickness per package (0.5, 1, 2, 3mm).

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Roy Gjemble wins Norwegian Nats Rd3

This past weekend the RC-Bil Klubb hosted the third round of the 2017 Norwegian 1/10th Off-Road Buggy Nationals at the beautiful IHRC Raceway astroturf track in Levanger, Norway. In 2WD, after 3 rounds of qualifying it was Team Schumacher driver Roy Gjemble who took the overall TQ from three Team Associated drivers with Øystein Døler, Thorbjørn Døler and the young and talented 11 year old Alexander Gjemble.

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Marius Kristensen wins Norway Nats Rd3

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The third round of the Norwegian 1/10 Buggy Nationals was held over the weekend. After 3 rounds of qualifying in 4WD it was Team Associated Øystein Døler who took the TQ in front of Serpent’s Marius Kristensen and XRAY’s Thorbjørn Døler. In the first A Main Øystein and Marius open a small gap and drived away from the rest of the field . After a close fight between Øystein and Marius, Øystein took the win from Marius and Schumacher Roy Djemble. In the second Main Øystein makes an early mistake on the wierd bump on the straight and Marius drives away and stay on the first spot for the hole Main and win with one lap on the field. In the third and last Main, Øystein makes again a mistake after the first lap. Marius took the lead and the win from Øystien and Roy.

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Hundertmark & Zuber win at North German Nats Rd3

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Last weekend was held third round of the North German Nationals on an astro turf track in Celle. The astro turf track is very challenging, because it is very bumpy and during the day the traction changes a lot. The weather was great and it became very warm on Sunday. In 4WD it was Lars Hundertmark who took the win in front of XRAY’s John Zuber in second and his teammate Olaf Stein in third. In Stadium Truck John took a clear win from Michael Bossel and Mirko Johne in second and third respectively.

Schelle 1/10 & 1/8 car bag

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Schelle Racing Innovations have introduced the new 1/10 & 1/8 car bag. Custom designed to hold and protect your most valuable piece of R/C gear, Schelle has taken the car bag to a whole new level with their sleek design and unparalleled functionality. The bag is stocked with premium padding, handles, zipper pulls and accessories. It comes with internal storage compartments for lexan wings, tires, protectors and more. It can even accommodate a car stand and pit board when housing a 1/10 car.

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Antix by LRP 9000mAh 7.6V LiHV LiPo battery pack

LRP’s Antix brand have introduced an update of their very first product with the 7.6V 9000mAh LiHV LiPo battery pack. Already known from high-end Competition LiPo batteries, the HV-LiPo GRAPHENE battery cell technology now also gained entry into their high-quality budget Antix by LRP LiPo battery line. The Antix GRAPHENE cells enable charging up to 8.7V (2S), greatly increasing the power output and run- time.

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Team Associated B6 slim profile front wheels

Coming from Team Associated and made for the B6 and B6D are slim front wheels. They are designed for use with all popular carpet and AstroTurf(TM) surface tyres and features the same offset as the popular #9691 and #9690 2WD front wheels, only with an optimized profile. The wheels are textured on the gluing surface for secure tyre mounting and have a smooth polished face for a factory team look. They are lightweight, yet stiff to reduce wheel deflection under hard cornering. Available in pairs in yellow or white colour.

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Hönigl & Pinisch win at Austrian Nats Rd2

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The second round of the Austrian Nationals was held up north close to the Czech border at the GMAC Litschau track. The first day the temperatures were really low with a lot of strong wind, which cleaned the track and traction was pretty good. In Qualifying XRAY’s Hupo Hönigl could secure the overall TQ in both TQ 2WD and 4WD.

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