1/8 E-Buggy News

Answer RC D8 series carbon arm stiffeners

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Answer RC have introduced new carbon arm stiffeners for the HB Racing D8 series including D812, D815 and D817. These UK made items vary in several ways to the standard HB parts and other Answer’s brand parts in so far as they do not use countersunk holes for the securing screws giving a two fold benefit:

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6MIK introduces new pit stool

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6MIK have introduced their new pit stool. The stool provides comfort and stability during pit’s work so that you can focus on your vehicle. The stool features a black durable vinyl covered foam seat top and comes embroidered with the 6MIK logo on top. The tripod is fitted with double braced struts and large rubber feet for increased stability, and ergonomic wingnuts and wingbolts for precise customisation of your height. The stool is easy to mount/dismount for easy storage.

AVID RC8B3/T3 HD steering rack


AVID have introduced the new HD steering rack for the Team Associated RC8B3 and RC8T3 line. Made to prevent the easy bending of the stock steering rack, the steering rack is machined from strong 7075-T6 aluminum, and comes black anodized, silver chamfer, and the Avid logo laser etched. AVID removed the relief pockets, and took out the unnecessary kinks for strengthen the steering rack to ensure you don’t bend a rack in a Main.

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VRP 1/10 & 1/8 V2 shock stand

See: Vision Racing Products

VRP have introduced their new V2 shock stand for both 1/10 and 1/8 off-road vehicles. This is a 3 piece shock stand like the previous stand and features a carbon fibre top and base, along with an aluminum center post. The new carbon top features slots to hang your shocks upside down to drain, as well as small pegs to hang your shock caps from to keep them clean. The carbon base features cutout pockets with felt pads and a small magnet on the front to hold items like your shock nuts. On the rear section of the base features a holographic VRP logo embedded within the carbon. The logo has a neat effect to it as it changes color at different angles, providing the ultimate bling.

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XRAY high-performance softshell jacket


XRAY have added the high-performance softshell jacket to their range of apparel. The high-performance softshell jacket is made from next-generation, high-tech softshell material that offers super-lightweight construction combined with durable water repellant finish and unsurpassed strength performance. The microfleece interior ensures excellent thermal retention and the highest degree of comfort. The jacket features two outer waist pockets and a lower adjustable cord that allows you to tighten the bottom of the jacket to keep out the wind. The high-performance softshell jacket comes emblazoned with stylish XRAY logo and graphics. The jacket is available in sizes from XS to XXXL and made in Slovakia, Europe.

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Muchmore metric Allen & nut tool tips

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Muchmore racing have introduced new tool tips for their Professional electric power driver. The metric Allen tool tips are available in 2.0 X 100mm , 2.5 X 100mm and 3.0 X 100mm while the metric nut tool tips are available in 5.5 X 100mm and 7.0 X 100mm.

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Jirka Mára joins SWORKz & TPRO

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MW RC Cars have announced the signing of Jirka Mára to the teams SWORKz and TPRO. The Czech driver will attend all major local and regional events, as well as the Czech Nationals and some international races, running SWORKz 1/10 and 1/8 buggies with TPRO tyres. Jirka had the following to say:

“I am very happy to join the SWORKz team, where I will race 1/8 and 1/10 class. I will attend National and International races. I look forward to the first race, which is going to be a great experience with the new brand“

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Juan Carlos Canas TQs & wins at E-buggy Spanish Nats Rd1

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This past weekend was held the first round of the E-buggy Spanish Nationals at Campos track in Palma de Mallorca. Mugen driver Juan Carlos Canas took the overall TQ and the win from his team mates Jaume Fíguls in second and Martí Roca in third.

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