Kyosho News

175RC RB6.6 red aluminum nut set

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Coming from 175RC and made for the Kyosho RB6.6 is the red aluminum lightweight nut set. Made from high quality aluminium, they comes red anodised. The set includes a total of nine lightweight nuts with shock top nuts, rear arm nuts and a Slipper nut. The 175RC red aluminum nut set reduces weight in critical areas that results in better on track performance.

Kyosho’s Kanai unveils new MP9 options

Source: Yuichi Kanai (Facebook)

It seems theres life in the old dog yet… we mean the car not the… designer new head of Facebook marketing of the benchmark-setting yet ageing Kyosho MP9 series; Yuichi Kanai unveiled three new optional parts today in the form of 17.5 ° front C-hub, Big Bore shock threaded caps with bleed screws and a 47T spur gear. According to the maestro himself, they are ‘coming soon’.

Kyosho clearly not spending megabucks on PR tips anytime soon… 😉

Under the Hood: Elliott Boots

Elliott Boots, 23 – UK

  • Chassis: Kyosho MP9 TKI4
  • Engine: ‘Worlds Edition’ Factory team
  • Fuel: MLC Fuel
  • Tyres: Pro-Line
  • Radio & Servos: Sanwa
  • Body & Wing: Stock 
  • Weight: N/A
  • Event: Nordic Contest
  • Notes: Elliott is running quite a few small special custom made items by pitman Mike Cradock, including a tuned pipe mount as well as small weight tacks by the front and rear gearboxes. He have also a new Bittydesign “camo” painting.

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VP-PRO MP9 carbon fiber upgrade parts & exhaust mount wire

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VP-PRO have introduced new carbon fiber upgrade parts for the Kyosho MP9 TKI series and a tuned pipe mounting wire. VP-PRO features all carbon parts for MP9 and MP9E including front and rear shock towers, center upper plate, front upper plate and radio tray, all cut from high quality carbon fibre. Also new is the flexible tuned pipe mounting wire. Using this tuned pipe mounting wire you can give your tuned pipe a little ‘flex’, so it will survive hard crashes more easily. The flexible tuned pipe mounting wire comes with a stopper to secure the fixing.

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Under the Hood: Jared Tebo

Jared Tebo – USA

  • Chassis: Kyosho MP9 TKI4
  • Engine: MX B2R
  • Tyres: AKA
  • Fuel: Maxima Fuel 25%
  • Radio & Servos: KO Propo EX-1Ko RSx2 servos
  • Body & Wind: Stock
  • Event: The Neo Race’17
  • Notes: weights in the back and the front, safety connection, few holes in the wing & fuel tubing support

        

Kyosho RB6.6 carbon fibre battery strap

Kyosho have introduced new carbon fibre battery strap for the Ultima RB6.6. Machined from high quality carbon fibre, the battery strap provides more rigidity and thanks to four holes, it allows to position the battery stopper at various locations. The battery strap is a direct replacement for the standard part.

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T-Work’s MP9 TKI3 & TKI4 carbon fibre radio plate

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T-Work’s have introduced new carbon fibre radio plate for the Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI3 and TKI4. Cut from high quality carbon fibre, in addition to providing a great look, the radio plate is also stiffer and lighter than the stock part.

Elliott Boots continues with Team Kyosho International

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Kyosho Europe have officially announced that two-time European Champion Elliott Boots continues to be part of the Team Kyosho International. The Red(s) Samurai will be using its 1/8 Nitro buggy, E-Buggy and 1/10 Offroad cars at the upcoming Neo Race, Euros, UK Nationals, and at many major international races.