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Reedy Sonic 540-M4 competition brushless motor

See: Associated Electrics

Associated Electrics have introduced the new Reedy Sonic 540-M4 competition brushless motor for 1/10th vehicles. Internally, the 540-M4 is very similar to that of the 540-M3 that it replaces — it produces the same linear powerband and excellent mid-range feel that have become synonymous with Reedy’s modified motors. However, changes can be good when they serve a purpose. In the case of the 540-M4, the inner bearing has been moved so that it is part of the can instead of the sensor assembly, which more precisely aligns the rotor within the magnetic field while reducing noise and vibration.

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Losi 1/18th Mini-T 2.0 40th Anniversary Limited Edition RTR Stadium truck

See: Losi

Horizon Hobby have introduced the Losi 1/18th Mini-T 2.0 RTR Stadium Truck in the 40th Anniversary Limited Edition version. Reinvented with modern technology and Team Losi Racing engineering, the Losi Mini-T 2.0 1/18th-scale 2WD 40th Anniversary Limited Edition Truck honors the heritage of the original Mini-T with features and options never dreamed of back in the day. With suspension geometry updated and taken from the TLR 22 platform and the inclusion of a 2.4Ghz radio system, everything here takes a step above the Mini’s on the market. The Limited Edition comes with a brushless motor, throwback trim scheme, individually numbered custom etched chassis, and step pin rear tires and ribbed front tires just like the original. RC enthusiasts looking for something small, but with the performance of a 1/10 scale vehicle will find plenty to love in the Mini-T 2.0. It features a mid-motor configuration for better balance, oil filled shocks, aluminum chassis, and a full range of option parts all in a total ready-to-run package.

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HUDY 80-140mm adjustable droop gauge

See: HUDY

HUDY have introduced a new 80mm to 140mm adjustable droop gauge for 1/8th Buggies and E-buggies as well as 1/10th Buggies, Short Course trucks. The professional fully-adjustable droop gauge is CNC-machined from premium-quality aluminum and comes black coated and laser engraved with a precision scale. Designed to check the droop of the suspension downtravel in range 80mm to 140mm, the tool is ideal for quick and instant droop check directly on ready-to-race car with no other set-up equipment needed. 

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Kyosho RB7 aluminum battery post set

See: Kyosho

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.

ProTek R/C B6.2 & universal chassis protector sheets

See: ProTek R/C

ProTek R/C have introduced new chassis protector sheets for the Team Associated B6.2 as well as an uncut “USA” universal sheet. The die cut sheet for the B6.2 +3mm chassis and the universal uncut “USA” chassis protective sheet are made from 12mil laminate and backed by an aggressive adhesive vinyl. The sheet for the B6.2 is cut to exact dimensions of the model, and provides a professional look while helping to protect your chassis while the universal uncut “USA” chassis protective sheet is 12.5cm wide by 33.5cm long and designed for universal use.

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Jimmy Hamilton teams up with PR Racing

See: 6K Racing

PR Racing, in collaboration with 6K Racing have officially announced the signing of Jimmy Hamilton to their team for the 2020 season. J. Hamilton has years of experience with the PR Racing platform in UK events.

Delighted to be continuing with the PR Team for 2020. This will be my 6th year driving PR’s fantastic cars and a great, progressive team! See you trackside! – Jimmy Hamilton

Julien Surget joins HB Racing

See: HB Racing

HB Racing have announced the signing of the French racer Julien Surget to their team. The multi-time French Championship finalist will use the new D819RS Nitro Buggy in regional, at the French National Championship as well as in some international events including the Euros during the 2020 season.

XRAY Aerodisk IFMAR-legal 4WD buggy front wheels

See: XRAY

XRAY have introduced the new Aerodisk IFMAR-legal front wheels for 4WD buggy. The 12mm hex wheels feature a redesigned center countersunk area to place the wheel nut deeper. Made from flexible, durable material to withstand impacts, the side of the wheel is aerodynamic for maximum performance while the inside features reinforcement ribs to make the wheels as stable as possible and eliminate deformation. The Aerodisk wheels are available as pairs or as 10-piece value packs.