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AVID MP10 aluminium wing washers

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AVID have introduced new aluminium wing washers for the Kyosho MP10 wing. Machined from high-quality aluminium, they come anodized in black, blue, or red and they sport laser etched rings to add a little spice to your ride. Each package includes 2 wing washers and a mini decal sheet.

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AVID 2S charge lead cable

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AVID have introduced new charge lead cable with 4mm and 5mm bullet connectors for 2S battery packs through 12ga wire. The 610mm long cable includes gold-plated 4mm to 5mm bullets on the battery end to cover all battery types and 4mm bullets on the charging end. It comes with the popular XH 3pin balance plug, which most trim one of the plastic alignment rails with an x-acto to plug right into the charger instead of the balance port or you can use the included XH 7pin. Balance leads are 2.5″ (63.5mm) longer than the charge leads so they can easily be plugged into any charger design. The charge lead cable are designed to be color coordinated, and available in red, blue and black colors.

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AVID carbon fibre money clip

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AVID have introduced a carbon fibre money clip. It is made from 100% carbon with a glossy finish to catch others attention and sports the AVID logo screen printed on it. The money clip measures 1.5″ (38.1mm) x 2.75″ (69.85mm) x 0.5″ (12.7mm) and can hold up to 50 bills comfortably.

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AVID B6.1/YZ-2 Triad direct drive & carbon parts

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AVID have introduced new Triad direct drive for the Team Associated B6.1/D and the Yokomo YZ-2 and carbon fibre parts for the B6.1/D, T6.1, and SC6.1. First up is the Triad direct drive allowing stock racers to remove the entire clutch assembly for conditions where the driver feels having less rotating mass and zero slip except from the differential is beneficial.This system is the lightest direct drive unit available today for the B6.1 coming in at 8.6g (72t), just beating out the AE direct drive at 8.8g (72t). But with the AVID Triad direct drive you get to run the full-width topshaft gear (no more stripped idler gears), you don’t have to change out the topshaft, and no screws you have to worry about falling out. AVID accomplished this by replacing the 6.4g of steel weight from the long screw and spring with a minimalist design done in aluminum. There is also an included M3 aluminum flanged locknut to remove even more weight if you are using the stock steel nut.

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AVID B6.1 & YZ-2 Triad EVO slipper

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AVID have introduced the new Triad EVO slipper for the 6.1 Series by Team Associated (B6.1, B6.1D, T6.1, and SC6.1) and the Yokomo YZ-2. The design allows the clutch to transmit power, yet it still maintains a degree of slip without overheating. The Triad EVO slipper provides smoother throttle/brake feel in jumps as well as turns and also consistent performance (jumps are the same every lap). It features a lLightweight and compact design and uses 3 CPD slipper pads to give more consistent settings with higher heat tolerance. The outer hub and inner plates are self-centering and vented for weight and cooling. AVID have also put together a Rebuild/Conversion set of parts that you will need if you already have a Triad EVO Slipper for another vehicle and just need the basics. The Triad EVO slipper comes in several prepackaged spur sets or customizable direct from AVID.

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AVID B6.1 titanium slipper screw

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AVID have introduced new titanium slipper screw for the Team Associated B6.1, B6.1D, T6.1, and SC6.1. The slipper screw is made from billet 6Al-4V titanium and designed to reduce rotating mass, nearly 50% lighter than the kit steel screw. The slipper screw comes pre-pinned so you don’t lose the first pin instantly and a spare is included.

AVID 22 4.0 carbon fibre electronics tray

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AVID RC have introduced a new carbon fibre electronics tray for the TLR 22 4.0. Made from 1mm thick carbon fibre, the electronics tray is an excellent way to remove your electronics without raising the CG or adding much weight at 4.4g. The option part comes with two stainless steel M3x10 FH screws, and two M3 black aluminum nuts.

AVID introduces new MBX8 options

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Made for the Mugen MBX8 is a range of new option parts from AVID. First up is the carbon arm inserts set. Made from high-quality carbon fibre, the set include all the front (0.8, 1.0, 1.2mm) and rear (0.8, 1.0, 1.2mm) inserts. The carbon arm inserts offer great tuning feature by reducing the flex and twist in the arm, making the car more responsive on that end. Also available as individual pairs.

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