Team Associated News

Exotek B6 titanium puck bones & B64 81T POM spur gear

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Exotek Racing have introduced new puck bones for the MIP Bi-Metal bone puck sets and heavy duty 81T POM spur gear. First up are the puck bones. Made of polished and laser etched Ti 6-4 titanium, they are available in 67mm long for the TLR 22 4.0 and Team Associated B6 and 76mm long for the Team Associated B64. They weigh half the weight of the steel ones but they offer twice the strength of aluminum so that you achieve a lightweight drive line but increase the durability and reduce the wear and tear.

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Team Associated FT 4-shoe clutch gauge

Team Associated have introduced Factory Team 4-shoe clutch gauge. Worn-out clutch shoes can negatively impact the performance of the clutch and cause an engine to intermittently flame out even when tuned properly. This decreases a vehicle’s overall performance and can cause headaches at the track.

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Munday & Zammit win at Victorian State Titles

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Team Associated / Reedy factory drivers Ray Munday and Cameron Zammit have taken the 2WD and 4WD Modified classes at the 2017 Victorian State titles. Held at the famous Red Clay track in the regional town of Wodonga, the event was a re-run after the first date in August was rained out. Racers were treated to a fantastic blue-groove surface on the bumpy but flowing outdoor track, with sunny weather for practice and 4WD day, but rain on 2WD day, which kept everyone on their toes chasing the perfect setup.

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LRP welcome Andrea Leo

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LRP have announced the signing of italian driver Andrea Leo to their team. Andrea will reinforce LRP’s track site support with Andrea who will use an LRP iX8 V2 and Dynamic 8 powered Team Associated RC8B3.1e in the south of Italy.

“Andrea will help all LRP and AE customers with setups, updates and maintenance. He can be found at various southern Italian tracks almost every weekend. If you need support or a quick fix for any problem, please feel free to talk to him… and don’t forget to challenge him to a race as well!” – LRP

Schelle B64 LP battery post set & 12mm pistons

Schelle Racing Innovations have introduced new LP battery post set and V2 12mm pistons for the Team Associated B64. First up is the LP battery post set allows for the drop-in fit of the feather-light (150 gram range) “LP” Low-Profile LiPo batteries into a B64 or B64D. Dropping between 50 and 70 grams over a conventional shorty battery, the reduced weight and lower CG allows for faster cornering and acceleration.

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UCS FXRacing Indoor Series 2017 report

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After qualifying at the UCS FXRacing Indoor Series 2017, an exciting battle began between two Team Associated drivers, Andrei Staraccini, who took the TQ and Crihan Liviu (qualified in sixth position) in Buggy Stock 2WD. Both cars were equipped with same motors and same tires. Liviu, who is a veteran of RC races, struggled to keep up with the younger Andrei, who drove a well-balanced and prepared car. After an intense two rounds it was clear that the B6 was the winner with almost two seconds laptime difference betwen the two cars. In addition to winning Buggy Stock 2WD (13.5T), Andrei Straccini also took the win in Short Course 2WD. Also in the Junior class, Jakab Tamas grabbed the win.

New italian driver to join Team Associated & LRP?

An email has reached us indicating that an Italian driver has signed to join Team Associated and LRP. We have little information on the new Davide Ongaro’s teammate  but according the picture sent to us he races in the E-buggy class. We will provide more information as it becomes available.

RDRP B64 aluminium steering bellcrank set

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Coming from Revolution Design Racing Products is their new aluminium steering bellcrank set for the Team Associated B64. The set is a direct replacement for the standard composite parts, machined from aircraft-grade 7075-T6 aluminium and it comes blue or black anodised. Using the alloy steering bellcranks over the standard parts adds much needed precision to the steering system while also greatly improving overall durability. The increased overall rigidity will also help with steering emphasis, enhancing the steering feeling especially in high-bite track conditions.