1/8 Offroad News

Kingmax BLS7013 UHT brushless servo coming soon

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Coming soon from Kingmax is the new Ultra High Torque BLS7013 brushless servo. Measuring 40x20x39.2mm and housed in a machined aluminium case, the servo is usable with up to 8.4V input and offers up to 76kg-cm of torque at a speed of down to 0.12s making it ideal for 1/8th Off-road or On-road applications.

Yeah Racing tease ‘Momentum’ tools

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Yeah Racing have released some renderings of the forthcoming ‘Momentum’ line of tools. Designed in closely collaboration with multi-time World Champion Atsushi Hara, these competition tools should become available very soon.

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T-Work’s MP9/10 aluminium centre bulkhead set

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T-Work’s have introduced the new aluminium centre bulkhead set for the Kyosho Inferno MP10 as well as the MP9-series. The bulkheads are machined from high-quality 7075 T6 aluminum and black anodized with bright silver chamfered edges. The aluminium construction maintains proper gear mesh for longer gear life and reduces the chance of stripped screws coming loose in a race. The set comes with two bulkheads, two bearing inserts, and all hardware required.

1up Racing lockdown M4 wheel nuts

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California based 1up Racing have added new lockdown M4 wheel nuts to their range. The lockdown M4 wheel nuts feature an oversize outer diameter and narrow inner diameter to give our low-profile serrations up to 200% more surface area to grip the wheel. It’s easy to see the difference compared to commonly used wheel nuts which dig into and damage the wheel, resulting in excess flex. Dark black anodizing and a bright silver outer chamfer instantly improve the aesthetics of any car lucky enough to be rocking a set of these.

IFMAR postpone 3 World Champs

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The spread of the coronavirus is forcing many sports federations to cancel or postpone many events, and RC is no exception. With a unanimous decision all four blocks and the IFMAR committee have decided to postpone the three IFMAR events from 2020 including the Electric 1/10th ISTC Worlds in Heemstede, Netherlands, the 1/8th IC Off-Road Worlds in CiaNorte, Brasil and the 1/10th IC Track Touring Car Worlds in Brisbane, Australia. All 3 events are postponed to an alternative date, either 2021 or perhaps later. The first plan was to run those events in the beginning of 2021, making it a very busy calendar with the other already planned events. However, some alternative proposals are being studied.

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Max Hesse joins REDS Racing

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REDS Racing have announced the addition of Max Hesse to their team. The German racer will attend major events in 2020 with his REDS-powered SWORKz S35-4 ride.

1up Racing precision aluminum shims

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1up Racing precision aluminum shims are now available in blue and orange and arrive in handy 1up organizer Jars with easy to read labels. The shims are precision cut by CNC machines to strict tolerances before receiving their beautiful glossy anodized finishes! Use these with M3 screws and ball studs, or with any 3mm pins to ensure accurate settings every time! Available individually with 12 pieces per jar or as a complete 60 piece set.

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Rickside Design 1/8th Nylon front wing

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Japanese company Rickside Design have introduced a new Nylon front wing for the HB Racing D817/9, Team Associated RC8B3.1/2 and Mugen Seiki MBX7/8. The 3D-printed wing is made of high-quality and durable Nylon material offering more flexibility and better impact resistance than the materials used in conventional 3D-printer products. The wing offers pre–drilled mounting locations for each buggy.