1/8 Offroad News

Lunsford MBX8 titanium pillow balls & screw sets

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Lunsford Racing have introduced new titanium pillow balls and titanium screw sets for the Mugen MBX8. First up are two upper or lower titanium pillow balls. They made of high-quality Grade 5 titanium, machined from center-less ground titanium and feature a nano accurate threading process. Next up are the titanium screw sets. The first set is a 26-piece of titanium screws for the bottom while the second set is a 148-piece of titanium screws for the top. Both set are made of high-quality Grade 5 titanium and machined from center-less ground titanium. The screws feature a hand-fed thread rolling process and they have a broached head.

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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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T-Work’s D817 stainless steel front chassis skid protector

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T-Work’s have introduced a front stainless steel chassis skid protectors for the HB Racing D817 and D817 V2. Machined from stainless steel, the skid protector helps to protect your chassis from being worn down by highly abrasive surfaces and rough landings. Comes in a pack of two.

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VRP 1/10 & 1/8 V2 shock stand

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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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Ofir Avitan wins at Israeli league Rd5

The fifth round the Israeli league was held at Negev Speed Racing Track. After hot weather all week long, friday the temperature has dropped drastically. After four qualification rounds Yaniv Sivan took the TQ honor. The Main final started with Yaniv on pole position, followed by Ofir Avitan and Tal siles. Yaniv and Ofir manged to open a gap on the rest of the field but Yaniv who had chosen to hard tyres will not succeed to follow Ofir who had put more soft tyres on his ride. Ofir took the lead followed by Tal Siles and Aviv Maymon. Yaniv and Aviv fought for the third spot which but in the end Yaniv managed to finish in third. Ofir took the win from Tal Siles three second behind.

Thanks to Yaniv Sivan for the report.

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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