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Lunsford SBX-410 Ti ball stud & turnbuckle sets

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Lunsford Racing have introduced new titanium parts for the Corally SBX-410 in the form of 4.8mm ball studs and 3mm Punisher turnbuckles. The option parts are made from certified Grade 5 6Al-4V titanium to greatly increase the strength, save a 45% weight over steel and provide anti-corrosion properties are greater than stainless steel. The 4.8mm ball studs features a nano accurate broached head that provide a very accurate tool engagement/fitment with the head of the ball stud making for worry-free threading and unthreading. The broach is crafted in-house allowing us to give you ultra-consistency from screw to screw during the CNC process. A very smooth, zero tolerance and bur free thread rolling process aids in the preservation of the parts you are threading into. The 4.8mm ball studs come in a set of 14-piece including 6-piece 4.8mm x 6mm for the outer/inner steering links and 8-piece 4mm x 8mm for the outer/inner and front/rear camber links. The 3mm x 54mm Punisher turnbuckles feature a very smooth, zero tolerance and bur free threading process aids in the preservation of the parts you are threading into. The 6-piece set weighs only 10.5g.

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Yokomo YZ-2 LC transmission case

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Yokomo have introduced the new Laydown/Carpet transmission case for the YZ-2 line of 2WD buggies. Specially designed to use on carpet, astro and high-grip dirt tracks, the LC transmission case is a 3-piece construction that allows quick and easy diff access. It also uses the same style transmission cam adapter system as the current YZ-2T LD transmission case, which makes up and down the diff a breeze. The LC transmission case allows to lower the centre of gravity to improve the overall handling and performance on high traction surfaces. The YZ-2T Racing Truck can also use the LC transmission case. For all current YZ-2 buggies, these parts are needed to use the LC transmission case:

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AVID black soft silicone wire

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AVID have announced that they are revolutionizing the silicone wire game forever by being the first to introduce red shrink tubing for labeling those trick all black wire setups. Available in 4 thicknesses (14, 13, 12, and 10awg) as 1 meter long, it comes in any color you wish as long as it’s black, with 80mm red shrink tubing for marking your positive leads

Harley Yoshii doubles at Northwest Stock champs

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The second annual Northwest Stock championships were held this past weekend at PDX RC Underground in Portland, Oregon. This is the home track of the Muchmore USA Team Manager Joe Pillars, who also helped put on this event for the second straight year with track owner Kevin Focht. After nearly doubling the total race entries from just one year ago, the stage was set for a great day of racing! In the Pro 17.5 2wd Stock Buggy class, J.Pillars (Yokomo) took the TQ’s in Rounds #1 & 2. Muchmore Factory Driver Harley Yoshii then went onto reset the overall TQ in Round #3, to start on the pole for the triple A-Mains. H.Yoshii took the commanding win in A-Main #1 leading from tone to tone. J.Pillars then took an impressive win in A-Main #2 and leaving the championship to be decided in the third A-Main. H.Yoshii then put in a flawless drive to take the win in A-Main #3 and take home the Pro 17.5 2wd Stock Buggy championship. J.Pillars would put in a great effort all event long to finish 2nd overall while Josh McCall (Schumacher) came in 3rd.

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Jesper Rasmussen take RC Kongen Winter Series title

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The seventh and final round of the RC Kongen Winter Series was held in Denmark over the weekend. In the 2WD Mod class it was Marcus Kaerup (Team Associated) who set the overall TQ and he would be able to convert into a win from Jesper Rasmussen (Team Associated) in 2nd and Jonas Kærup (Team Associated) in 3rd. Thanks to the 2nd place, J.Rasmussen was awarded with the RC Kongen Winter Series title in 2WD.

Ginting & Tribudiman win at Twister EP Off-road Series Rd1

The first round of the Twister EP Off-road Series was held at the SDC Off-road track in Serpong, Indonesia. The event attracted 45 entries and was held in the 2WD Modified Buggy and 4WD Modified Buggy classes. Bowie Ginting (Yokomo) took the overall TQ in 4WD Mod while Rama Tribudiman (Team Associated) set the TQ in 2WD Mod. After some close battles for the lead between B.Ginting and R.Tribudiman in the 2WD Mod finals, it was B.Ginting who grabbed the victory by winning in A1 and A3. R.Tribudiman had to settle for the second place while Defalla Putra (Team Associated) came in third. R.Tribudiman took a easy win in 2WD Mod after winning all legs. Adrian Wicaksono (Team Associated), coming from the 6th spot, snatched the runner-up spot from Rizki Pradana (XRAY) in third.

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XRS Germany report

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This past weekend was held the final round of the HK Cup, this time combined with the XRAY Racing Series in Hurtgenwald in the West of Germany. With over 60 entries the day started early at 8.30 with 3 rounds of qualifications followed by 3 finals. Jens Becker (XRAY) TQed the 2WD Modified class and also took the overall win followed by the XRAY duo of Yannik Holzknecht and Nikolas Schmitz in second and third respectively.

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LFR B6.1 A2 Tactic body

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Leadfinger Racing have introduced the new A2 Tactic body for the Team Associated B6.1. Like the A2 Tactic bodies before it, the B6.1 body has an added roof vent that allows for better cooling for today’s sensitive electronics. Running cooler has it’s advantages and feeding cool air directly over the power house is a welcomed upgrade. Behind that, LFR has designed a top fin that joins into a rear swoop for added stability and increased rear down force. The combination of the two help give the Team associated B6.1 a balanced and precise feel during mid corner rotation and on power exit. A2 Tactic body is sold in clear ready for paint, (2 pre cut Tactic wings included) Stickers and window masks provided.

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