Kyosho News

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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Exotek ZX6 10° alloy C-hub set

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Coming from Exotek is the 10° alloy C-hub set for Kyosho ZX6. Machined from Heavy duty 7075 alloy, they are polished, anodized in glossy black and laser etched for easy left/right identification. These caster hubs weigh only 5.2 grams per hub but they are much stronger than the stock plastic hubs.

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New MP9 brake pads coming soon

Source: Yuichi Kanai (Facebook)

Kyosho designer/driver/ambassador/gourou Yuichi Kanai announced the soon release of new brake pad for the Inferno MP9 TKI series. The new brake pad material allows more stable and consistent braking.

“I made a lot of test for brake pads and made better brake pads, so it allows more consistent braking.” – Yuichi Kanai

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Kyosho Outlaw Rampage Desert Racing Truck kit

Kyosho have introduced their new Outlaw Rampage Desert Racing Truck kit. The Outlaw Rampage brings a new dimension to R/C cars; incorporating real truck components in a 2WD scale truck. With a new chassis designed from the ground up, the underbody features double wishbone suspension on the front with a link system suspension on the rear in combination with the long stroke of high volume aerating oil shocks to deliver a standard of performance worthy of a 2WD trophy truck.

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Optima MP9 steel gear differential gears

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6mik have added new steel gear differential bevel and satellite gears for Kyosho Inferno MP9 series of buggies to their Optima range. Made from steel the gears offer more consistency, more performances and a long life due to minimal wear. The set is a direct replacement for the standard parts and it includes two satellite gears and four planetary gears.

T-Work’s MP9 TKI4 brass weights

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Coming from T-Work’s and made to be use with the MP9 TKI4 hardcoated aluminium chassis are three new brass weights. CNC machined from 7075-T6 aluminium and hard coated, they weigh 10g, 20g and 30g each.

Jared Tebo speaks about Spain trip & Buggyland 4.0

Jared Tebo attended the Buggyland 4.0 two weeks ago in Spain but not only. Jared went to visit the largest city of Spain and also its capital, Madrid with Elliott Boots and David Ronnefalk. You want to know everything about his race and his Spain trip? Follow the guide muchachos! 😉

“I’m all back from Spain now and wanted to share my trip. Thanks so much to Miguelo, David, Laura, and Pablo from the BuggyLand staff for setting up my trip and taking great care of me. I flew into Madrid, Spain on Thursday morning, got picked up and headed to the track. When I arrived to the track, Miguelo was packing the track and making some final touches on it. I was surprised to see all the elevation change and just the size of the track, it looked amazing, I was excited to get out there.”

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T-Work’s MP9 TKI4 hardcoated aluminium chassis

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T-Work’s have introduced a black hard coated aluminium chassis for the Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI4. CNC machined from 7075-T6 aluminium the chassis also features machined pockets to reduce weight and comes with a stainless steel rear chassis skid plate.

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