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Serpent SRX8e PRO E-buggy kit

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Serpent have introduced the new SRX8e PRO E-buggy kit. Based on the innovative SRX8 PRO nitro buggy, the SRX8e offers more traction, easier to drive and better lap times. The SRX8e features new large volume differentials with oversized gears for improved consistency , a new ball bearing steering system providing more progressive steering feeling, new inclined caster blocks with new inclined steering spindles and a +15mm super tough wing mount for increased overall downforce. The SRX8e PRO will hit the store early December.

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Aaron Stringer wins at Lali Warehouse Opening Race

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This past weekend was held the Lali Warehouse Opening Race at the Lali Warehouse indoor track in Hong Kong. Jonathan Yeung (tekno RC/Alpha Plus/AKA) TQed all three rounds of qualifying in the Nitro Buggy class but he would not be able to convert the TQ spot into a win as Aaron Stringer (Serpent/O.S.Engines/AKA) brought home the win for his first race with his new chassis sponsors Serpent. J.Yeung came in second two laps down while Jade Lim (team Associated/Reedy/AKA) would take third a further lap down.

Aaron Stringer teams up with Serpent

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Serpent have announced the signing of Australian racer Aaron Stringer to their Factory team. The former Mugen Seiki driver and 2018 World finalist will be running Serpent’s Cobra buggies and trucks in major event in Australia as well as international races including the forthcoming World Championship in Brazil next year.

Serpent SRX2 Gen3 carbon fibre side stiffeners

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Serpent have introduced new carbon fibre side stiffeners for the brand new Spyder SRX2 Gen3. Machined from 2mm high-quality carbon fibre, the side stiffeners are a direct bolt on chassis flex tuning system, allowing to fine-tune the flex characteristics in any track conditions.

Serpent UK maned Jon Dell as 1/8th support consultant

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Serpent UK have announced the signing of Jon Dell as 1/8th off-road support consultant. J.Dell being one of the most experienced people in the pits, his knowledge and expertise will be invaluable to the Serpent Team states Tony Evdoka. He will be present at all the major events including the DXR event at Harper Adams Easter time as well as all the Nationals and all major UK events. In conjunction with many other products that J.Dell supports, he’s a great addition to Team Serpent. With the recent introduction of the new SRX8 Pro, Serpent UK is currently recruiting Team drivers, so Jon or Tony are the guys to get in touch with if you’re looking for that new exciting Team for the forthcoming seasons.

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Serpent Spyder SRX-2 Gen3 2wd buggy

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Serpent have introduced the new Spyder SRX-2 Gen3 2wd buggy. The Spyder SRX-2 Gen3 has been completely re-designed from the ground up. The customers, racers, and fan favorite trolls have shared their glories, opinions, and pains about the previous SRX-2’s. Serpent were open minded and willing to meet every expectation to push the boundaries of their product and the 1/10 2wd market. The new SRX-2 needed to be slimmer, stylish, tougher, easier to work on, and above all else Faster. With over 85% of the parts being new, all the while, still being able to use most all previous SRX-2 parts, this car is an absolute masterpiece of construction. You can build it to any configuration you wish, new and/or old.

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Serpent Spyder SRX2 Gen3 2WD buggy coming soon

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Serpent have released a teaser image of the forthcoming Spyder SRX2 Gen3 2WD buggy. No information about the new kit have leaked in the wake but detailed images and information about the vehicle should become available very soon.

Pilot RC Products 1/10 buggy Orbit ceramic bearings

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Pilot RC Products have expanded their range of Orbit ceramic bearings with new sets of the Team Associated B6.1/T6.1/SC6.1/B74, TLR 22 5.0/22T 4.0, Yokomo YZ-4 SF/YZ-2/YZ-2T, Kyosho RB7/ZX7 and Serpent Spyder SRX-2 MM. Orbit bearings are precision crafted and produced from highest grade materials governing them the ABEC rating grade 7. Grade 7 rated bearings provide a higher tolerance and a deviation of 5 μm. (0.000197 inch), allowing better performance at high RPM’s. Orbit bearings feature stainless steel rings, Si3N4 ceramic balls and metal shields. These bearings come pre-oiled with 1up clear bearing oil for ultra free bearings and increased drivetrain efficiency. Included with each bearing kit is a complimentary bottle of 1up clear bearing lube to ensure your Orbit bearings remain properly lubed.