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AVID CPD AE/Yokomo slipper pads

AVID RC have introduced their new Consistent Power Delivery (CPD) slipper pads for Team Associated and Yokomo slippers. The CPD slipper pads are made with a new material designed with the focus of providing a larger tuning window while also being able to handle higher temps. This allows for less slipper fade during a run and you don’t have to adjust your slipper setting nearly as often to maintain the same track feel. The Triad pads are distinguishable from the white Triad pads by having radius notches on each of the pad arms.

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AVID B64 carbon fibre front top deck & B6 shock towers

AVID have introduced a carbon fibre front top deck for the Team Associated B64/D and carbon fiber shock towers for the Team Associated B6. First up is the front top deck. It is made from 2.5mm thick carbon fiber and it is a direct fit without any modifications. This top deck replaces the molded brace and instead of connecting to the servo mount it extends to the center diff mount for more rigidity in the front end. This removes the springing action from the chassis which allows for the tires to stay in contact with the surface more consistently. The carbon fibre front top deck comes with two M3x8 and two M3x10 SS button head screws.

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Adam Drake talks about Avid FastTune camber shims

Mugen Seiki Racing’s driver and teacher Adam Drake is back with another video tutorial talking about the Avid FastTune camber shims.

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AVID Kyosho HD long rear axle conversion & shock & turnbuckle tool

AVID RC have re-released and improved their HD long rear axle conversion set, and shock and turnbuckle tool for Kyosho RB6.6, RB6, RB5, ZX-6, ZX-5, SC, and SC6. First up is the HD long rear axle conversion set. AVID engineers shouted “Enough!” after witnessing one too many Kyosho rear axle failures. They went into the lab and studied the design to see how they could stop those pesky DNFs for Kyosho customers, and AVID guarantee you won’t break their heavy-duty long rear axle. The set includes two rear axles, two aluminum clamping hex adapters, two AVID solid axle pins, two SS screws, and AVID decal.

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New AVID Triad wing buttons

AVID have added two new colors to their Triad wing buttons, Dual Black / Gold and Dual Black / Blue. Triad Wing Buttons were designed after the success of the other 8th and 10th scale lineup from AVID. Coming in at 0.3g each, they are easily the lightest metal button on the market. But AVID didn’t stop there because they dual color anodized and laser etched their logo to make them even more desirable. When it comes to accessories such as wing buttons and wheel nuts, AVID know racers like to customize for their personal paint schemes so they are offering these in black/blue, black/gold, black, blue, red, green, pink, orange, hard anodize, purple, silver, and gold.

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AVID B6 4.5mm carbon fibre shock towers

AVID RC have introduced new front and rear 4.5mm carbon fibre shock towers for the Team Associated B6 and B6D. To make these towers nearly indestructible, they are made from 4.5mm carbon fiber and AVID added material, pocketing, bracing to the weak areas while the holes are in the same location as the stock geometry.

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AVID RC8B3 & MBX7 FastTune camber shims

Made for both Team Associated RC8B3 and Mugen MBX7 are the AVID FastTune camber shims. The FastTune camber shims are made from Aluminum 6065-T6 anodized in black and designed to allow you to easily adjust your camber on popular pillow ball designs without having to fully unthread them. The tab feature helps you keep them in place as you tighten down the pillow ball. Don’t get caught up in all the complicated sizes AE has introduced, 0.5 and 1.0mm shims have been working for Mugen since the dawn of time. Also fits to other cars with 6mm threaded pillow balls.

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AVID gold & silver Triad wing buttons

AVID have added two new colors to their Triad Wing Buttons, Gold and Silver. The Gold is a reflective anodizing process that looks more like plating. Triad wing buttons were designed after the success of the 8th and 10th scale lineup. Coming in at 0.3g each (half the weight of our current 10th button), they are easily the lightest metal button on the market.

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