1/8 E-Buggy News

RC-Project Trucker snap back hat

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Italian company RC-Project have introduced a new Trucker snap back hat. The Trucker snap back hat features a grey front section emblazoned with the RC-Project logo while the grey mesh material on the sides and the back of the hat lets the breezes in and keeps you cool. The hat sports also the RC-Project logo on the sides and a smaller www.rcproject.it logo on the adjustable one-size-fits-all snapback.

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T-Work’s soft bristle brush set

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T-Work’s have introduced a new set of three soft bristle brushes. Made from soft fibers, these brushes will help you to keep your cars clean while the shape of the handle makes the brush comfortable and easy to use for long periods of time. The set consist of three brushes including a small, medium and large sizes.

ProTek soft case universal transmitter utility bag

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ProTek RC have introduced the new soft case universal transmitter utility bag for the most popular transmitters, such as the Sanwa M17 and M44, Futaba 7PX and 3PV/4PV, KO EX, Traxxas TQ and more. The bag is a great radio transportation option for those who don’t want a hard shell case. Plus, this is a true multi-use accessory that can also be used to haul tires, hardware boxes, or anything else that fits within the 250x140x210mm interior dimensions. The bag features a high density foam lining to help keep the contents protected, while a zipper closure lid allows easy access. An exterior zipper pocket and three interior pockets can be utilized to fit a variety of accessories, and a foam block is included to take up excess space inside the bag, that can also be used as a car stand! ProTek R/C has developed another unique and incredibly flexible product that will help keep your gear safe, and will prove itself incredibly useful for a variety of applications.

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HB Racing E819RS 1/8th E-Buggy kit coming soon

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Coming soon from HB Racing is the new E819RS 1/8th E-buggy kit. It’s based on the successful E819 kit, and now includes the latest development features from the HB Racing Team. A new V3 rear shock tower allows racers to adjust the wing height and body mount height. Revised rear shock shafts and lower eyelets offer improved durability. A heavy duty aluminum center chassis brace is now included. Up front are new 17.5° caster blocks, now with M4 set screws for improved tightening and durability. Also included are new steering blocks with 2° inclined kingpins that split the difference between the previous stock 0° blocks and the optional 4° blocks, along with new Delrin steering block spacers. A heavy-duty servo saver has been added, utilizing a stronger spring and matching upper adjustment cap. And, new screw-type shock pins feature standard & reverse threads, and are color coded for easy identification. The E819RS is now supplied with no body shell, reducing the price of the kit and giving racers the ability to choose their own body shell.

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Ryan Cavalieri shows how to prepare for races & tuning tips

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Multi-time World Champion Ryan Cavalieri put a new video showing how to prepare for races. Cav also provides some tips for the SWORKz rides.

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Auto Model Racing 1/8th tire storage bag

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Auto Model Racing have introduced a new storage bag for 1/8th Buggy tires. Measuring 610x270mm and available in red and black colors, the multipurpose bag allows to carry 10 sets of tires or also a bunch of tools, chargers, batteries, etc… The bag features high-quality zippers and material and displays a huge AMR logo. The bag is supported by an inner corrugated plastic housing that protects your tires and holds the bag’s shape. Plus, the bag has an adjustable shoulder strap for easy transport and a robust and comfortable handle.

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T-Work’s Allen wrenches & HSS hex wrench tips

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T-Work’s have introduced new Allen wrenches and HSS hex wrench tips. The wrenches feature CNC machined handles machined from high-quality aluminium with replaceable hardened steel tips. The handles are hollow to reduce weight and lessen fatigue, but also to allow the tips to be stored inside the handle to save space in your pit box. The Allen wrenches are available in 1.5mm, 2.0mm, 2.5mm and 3.0mm. Also new are the HSS hex wrench tips. Made of hardened steel for an exceptional durability, these replacement tips are intended for use with the T-Work’s wrenches.

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Pro Tips by David Ronnefalk: How to build Performa shock caps

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Former World Champion David Ronnefalk is back with another ‘Pro Tips’ video talking about how he builds his Performa Racing shock caps consistently each time. Good watching and feel free to subscribe David’s YouTube Chanel!