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6MIK launch 6MIK Racing application

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6MIK have launched their new application called 6MIK Racing. This App allows 6MIK users to check the news of the French company but also use tools to facilitate and improve their experience with 6MIK products. The App offers the “Tyres choice tool” that provides useful informations about all 6MIK tires range by giving information such as temperature, the race duration, and track surface, advice sheets with useful technical informations with tire charts, tyres’ gluing tips, fuel tank calculation chart, tips for HB Racing stuff, set up sheets from 6MIK Team drivers and also store the main set up of your cars. The 6MIK Racing application allows to find the correspondence between CPS / WT silicone oils, the best oil grade adjustment, and calculate fuel consumption. Last but not the least, the App is provided with a race chronometer that allows to independently time 2 drivers, with all laps, best lap, overall time, re-fuel management, and even to record of the history. The 6MIK Racing is available on both iOS and Android devices.

6MIK Optima universal storage bag

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French company 6MIK have added a new universal storage bag to their Optima range. Measuring 24 x 20 x 7cm (internal dimensions), the bag features a sturdy zipper, a front pocket and a heavy duty handle, making it ideal to store and carry tools, accessories and electrics. Available in blue, red, fluorescent green and fluorescent orange, the bag sports Optima’s logo printed on the outside and it is machine washable.

6MIK introduce Optima Silicone oils

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6MIK have introduced a range of high performance silicone oils. Made from 100% pure silicone oil, the special formula of the fluids provides more consistent damper action and more stable traction through the run. The 100ml bottle uses a flip top cap to insure no leaks during travel and it is labeled with a tag that shows the oil thicknesses in WT/CPS. The fluids are available as 10 to 90WT for shocks and 1000 to 300.000CPS for diffs.

6MIK C.A. glue tip set

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French company 6MIK have introduced a new C.A. glue tip set. The 1.0mm precision tips are very handy and will control the dispensing so that the glue will not come out too fast and will protect the nozzle from becoming stuck. You can use each tip many times before having to replace it. The tip is firmly attached to the bottle with an extension tube that is screwed onto the bottle and encloses the tip. The tips specially fit 6MIK C.A glue and come in a set of 10-piece.

6MIK Optima Tigre nitro engine coming soon

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Our friends at 6MIK have sent us a teaser of their new Optima nitro engine called Tigre. The Tigre is added to the Optima engine range which already includes the SLR 5 and it sports a unique look compared to the other engine on the market. The first thing that is visible is the specific cooling head, which is not very high but has thick cooling fins to improve cooling efficiency as well as handling. It is expected that the engine base could be from Team Orion or Performa engines. The black coating with golden details will surely turn heads in the pit and on the track!

6MIK Optima internal shock springs

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French company 6MIK have added to the Optima range new internal shock springs for 1/8 buggies. Specially developed by the 6MIK team, the internal shock springs allow to less prone to rolling over and reduce the pitching weight transfer, resulting in increased driving precision. The internal shock springs are available in set fo four, and come with two long and two short springs.

Parts & fuel support by 6MIK at HB Race Days

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6MIK’s owner Sébastien Leonard will be on place for parts and fuel supply at the upcoming HB Race Days event on April 5 through 7, 2019 at the famous ARCF42 Off-Road track near Lyon, France. This fun weekend race is exclusively for HB Racing cars. There will be classes for HB 1/8 Nitro Buggies & 1/8 EP Buggies. Spec tyres (HB Racing Megabite, Compound Yellow) will be included in the entry. Friday is free practice and the racing is on Saturday & Sunday. See www.hbracing.com for more information on the race. Sébastien says of the upcoming inaugural HB Race Days event:

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Optima black shiny fuel line

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6MIK have introduced a new Optima black shiny fuel line for nitro engine. This 2x6mm premium fuel line is made from high-quality and durable silicone and won’t harden or crack and remains flexible. The Optima black shiny fuel line doesn’t make kinks when coiled and great gripping on your fittings.