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Kyosho RB7 aluminum battery post set

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Kyosho have introduced a new set of aluminum battery posts for the Ultima RB7. Machined from high-quality aluminium for maximum durability, the parts come gun metal anodized and allow the use of O-ring hold downs for increased chassis flex and improved traction.

Kyosho RB7 LDW aluminium rear bulkhead

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Kyosho have introduced a new LDW aluminium rear bulkhead for the Ultima RB7 and Ultima RB7 Stock Spec. Machined from high-quality aluminium, the part come gun-metal anodised and sports a white Kyosho logo. The heavy duty 1 piece camber mount/bulkhead eliminates the risk of stripping out the nylon or changes to your camber settings after a big hit. The bulkhead matches the stock geometry and includes mounting points for a sway bar.

Kyosho MP10 drivetrain coming soon

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Kyosho’s designer Yuichi Kanai has published forthcoming option parts for the Inferno MP10 on Facebook in the form of new 42T ring gear, 12T drive bevel gear and 45T center differential spur gear. The use of the ring gear together with the drive bevel gear will improve the low speed agility while, on the contrary the 45T center differential spur gear will help to reach a better speed in the straight and provide smoother acceleration, making it ideal in bumpy condition where you’re looking for a ride easy to drive.

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T-Work’s introduce new Hyspin ball bearing sets

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T-Work’s have introduced a six new sets of Hyspin ball bearings for popular 1/8th buggies, E-buggies and Truggies on the market. Featuring both rubber and metal shields, the Hyspin ball bearings offer good combination between reduced drag and great durability. The Hyspin ball bearings are available in set of 24-piece for the Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI3/TKI4, MP10 and MP10T as well as a set of 22-piece for the Inferno MP9E, a set of of 24-piece for the Mugen Seiki MBX8/T and a set of 22-piece for the MBX8 Eco. Also available for the SWORKz S35-3 and the Team Associated RC8B3.1 are two sets of 28-piece.

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Kyosho Inferno MP10 ‘Spec A’ nitro buggy roller

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As with all their previous ‘TKI’ (Team Kyosho International) editions of the Inferno MP9 buggy, Kyosho have announced the release of ‘Spec A’ version of the European Champion buggy MP10. Basically it’s a MP10 that is hand built at Kyosho’s HQ in Japan by the Inferno’s godfather designer Yuichi Kanai and his cronies. The body comes pre cut ready for painting and the car is ready for the track, having been given a final thorough check through by Kanai himself – ensuring everything is up to standard and feels as it should including setup details such as camber, toe in and ride height, all you need to add is radio gear, fuel, an engine and maybe some talent on the track!

Exotek RB7 Pro aluminium steering rack

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Exotek Racing have introduced the new Pro aluminium steering rack for the Kyosho RB7, RB6, SC6, and ST6. The 2-color anodized heavy duty machined 7075 alloy steering rack is designed for use with included 3X6MM ball bearings and crush sleeves for the smoothest and most precise operation. The aluminium steering rack matches the stock geometry and comes with 4 ball bearings, 2 crush sleeves and 2 shims.

DE Racing 8IGHT-X/MP10 rear skid plate & bump skid

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DE Racing have introduced new ‘Extreme Duty’ XD rear skid plate as well as new bumpskid for the Team Losi Racing 8IGHT-X and Kyosho MP10. The rear skid plates provide a high performance solution in protecting your expensive 1/8th scale Buggy or Truggy chassis. The skid plate is ultra thin to eliminate the need for longer screws and wears out like aluminum, at a fraction of the cost and weight. Race proven using the highest quality engineering resin, the skid plate saves chassis and screws without sacrificing performance. Made in the U.S.A, the skid plates are available in packs of three.

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Riccardo Masaggia teams up with Kyosho

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Kyosho Europe have announced the signing of Italian racer Riccardo Masaggia to their team. After four year as TLR driver, the young and talented racer will use the Inferno MP10 at National Italian events as well as some races in Europe.