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6MIK Barracuda & Blaster Silver compound 1/8th Buggy tires

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66MIK have added the new Silver compound to the Barracuda and Blaster tires for 1/8th Nitro Buggy and E-buggy. The brand-new compound formula has been specially created and developed by the official 6MIK Racing team to be used on Astroturf and Carpet surfaces. The Silver rubber provides a great traction and precision to the car in these high grip conditions.

6MIK Optima 1/8th multi-function support blocks

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6MIK have introduced a new multi-function support blocks for 1/8th Nitro Buggies and E-buggies. Machined from high-quality aluminum, the tools come red anodized and sports silver chamfered edges. The handy support block features two sides. The 35mm side is ideal to set up the droop as well as the ride height while the 25mm side allows to adjust the camber and toe. As multi-function tool, it also makes it possible to hold two shock absorbers during filling and also support a differential before closing while a slot allows to secure your cell phone to watch video or live during your spare time. The multi-function support blocks are ideal for use with the new ride height and droop adjustment tool and come in set of 2-piece.

6MIK Optima 1/8th ride height & droop adjustment tool

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6MIK have introduced a new ride height and droop adjustment tool for 1/8th Nitro Buggies and E-buggies. Allowing to adjust the ride height easily and precisely, the tool is machined from high-quality aluminium and comes red anodized while white markings are laser- etched for quick and easy adjustment. The droop adjustment tool features graduation between 10 and 45 mm and allows to set the droop from +10 to -15 mm thanks the 35mm Optima car stand of 6MIK wheel positioned under the chassis.

6MIK Optima 1/8th Buggy storage bag

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French company 6MIK have introduced the new Optima storage bag for Nitro Buggies and E-buggies. The storage bag comes with a small handle as well as two straps that turn this bag into a backpack. The inner compartment features semi-rigid sidewalls and allows to store any 1/8th Buggy with mounted wheels while Velcro straps keeps it firmly attached. The zipped bag offers also a mesh pocket in the lid may hold setup sheets and more. The storage bag comes in three different designs, with multiple 6MIK logos, with only one big 6MIK logo and also with a buggy pictured from the top.

6MIK Magma 2.0 1/8th buggy tire

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6MIK have introduced the new Magma 2.0 tire for 1/8th Buggies and E-buggies. Design for hard packed, low traction tracks in mind, the Magma 2.0 tire features 3320 pins to offer a great driving precision with a gain of steering without losing rear-end stability. The new carcass is based on the Barracuda tire but Improved to insure a great precision, a limited centrifugation effect and provide better cornering ability. The pins are triangle-shaped while their size and space between each other is optimized to provide the best ground surface as well as clearance compromise. In the middle features perpendicular free space lines to assure maximum traction while the pins en the sidewalls offer more grip in corners. The X inter-pins design provides more control and traction even if if track is a bit dusty. 

6MIK Magma 2.0 coming soon

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Coming soon from the French company 6MIK led by Sebastien Leonard is the Magma 2.0 tyre. No information about the new tyre for 1/8th buggies have leaked in the wake but detailed images and information about it should become available very soon.

Jean-Pierrick Sartel Optima-powered through to 2020

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6MIK have announced the signing of Jean-Pierrick Sartel to their Optima team for 2020. The 2018 Euro E-buggy Champion will not only use the Optima Tigre nitro engine on his SWORKz ride but also Optima products including Silicone oils, accessories and option parts during some major events in France.

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Erik Becerril teams up with 6MIK

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6MIK have announced the signing of the young and up-and-coming Spanish driver Erik Becerril Rodriguez to their team. E.Becerril will use 6MIK products including tyres and accessories with his Team Associated rides during the Spanish E-buggy championship but also at the the Nitro Buggy championship in the 2020 season.