1/10 Offroad News

Raceform Stadium Truck tyre gluing conversion kit

See: Raceform RC

Raceform have introduced a tyre conversion kit designed to convert the Lazer buggy tyre gluing jig for gluing 2.2 Stadium Truck tyres. The conversion only takes a minute and allows with a single tool to gluing all 1/10 electric class tyres.

Sanwa M17: more photos & features

See: Mibosport

Mibosport have released new photos and features about the forthcoming Sanwa M17 ultra response radio system. The M17 gives up the massive look of the M12 for the most compact and lightweight of the MT-44. As expected,the M17 features a new transmitter system “FH5”, the color LCD display on the top, a touch pad and a Micro SDHC memory cards slot, detachable throttle unit, full adjustable trigger, steering swing adjust function, a large steering wheel, tilt carrying handle, a strap hook, position adjustement for lefty, quick set up wizard and a screen reader function. The M17 comes also with a LiPo 1 cell battery as standard equipment and the new RX-491 receiver.

More photos here

PowerStar PM-3015W ultra-high torque digital servo

See: PowerStar

PowerStar have introduced the new PM-3015W ultra-high torque digital servo. Enclosed with a CNC finished aluminum casing, this mighty 30KG ultra-high torque servo will steer anything it been installed in, and the waterproof full metal case (of cause metal gears as well) will allow it to operate in extreme working conditions. Comes as a standard size servo, PM-3015W is designed for Crawlers, Buggies and Monster Trucks. It Will work up to 8.4v as its input voltage and can provide 30KG-cm torque while running at 0.1 sec/60°. Despite its high performance, it can be used in even larger applications such as 1/5 or 1/4 vehicles. A 25T servo horn is included in this package as well as all the fasteners for mounting.

Danish 1/10th off-road Nationals Rd1 report

The first round of the Danish Nationals were held in Kolding over the weekend in 2wd Modified, 4wd Modified, Stock and Truck 8.5t limited classes.  This year to promote RC the club had an arrangement to build a temporary track in the middle of a Motorsports Festival with thousands of spectators. The Festival had roadracing bikes, Driftcars, GT cars, Motocross, Monstertrucks, livemusic and lost of car brands showing off their latest editions. It made for a special atmosphere, although in all honesty our electricpowered cars had a hard time competing with the attention the real cars drew. The track was a good as it could be, and Rene Hougaard did a great job of announcing and keeping our RC show alive. The pits were fine, and although the noise and tiresmoke from driftcars and bikes were a bit distracting, we quite enjoyed ourselves with the atmosphere and lots of things to do between races. RC is also about having fun. 

Continue reading here

XRAY Giveaway: Win a car of your choice!


XRAY is giving away one XRAY car of your choice. All you must to do to win one of the XRAY car of your choice is screenshot xray instastory giveaway, add that screenshot to your insta story, mention @xrayracing and follow @xrayracing #XRAYgiveaway.

452 Raceway Grand Opening

This weekend a new facility in lindale, Texas is opening. This facility is giving racers from Dallas to have an outdoor 1/8th scale facility again. Austin Shacklett has been working on this for about a year now and finally the grand opening will happen from may 18-20th. The event will be held in Nitro Buggy, Nitro Truggy, E-buggy, E-truggy and 4×4 SCT in Expert and Sportman classes. Get signed up on rcsignup.com.

Dash ultra high speed 30mm ESC fan

See: Arrowmax

Coming from Arrowmax is their new Dash 30mm Ultra High Speed ESC cooling fan. The fan unit is housed in Arrowmax’s signature Black Golden CNC machined aluminium case for high durability and professional looks. The winding coil and control board of the fan unit are both specially designed to provide ultra strong cooling effect. The fan comes with standard ESC plug, 4 golden color mounting screws are also included.

Another photo here

Team Associated B6.1 chassis protective sheets

See: Team Associated 

Team Associated have introduced new chassis protective sheets for the T6.1, SC 6.1, and B6.1. Whether you race indoor or outdoor, protecting your chassis from premature wear will improve its lifespan and help maintain performance. These new Factory Team pre-cut chassis sheets are made from adhesive-backed 18-mil vinyl and offer a protective surface while looking trick with intricate details for that Factory Driver look. The sheets are printed in gloss black and include two extra tail sections to replace as they wear.

More photos here