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Team Associated B6.1 aluminum differential height inserts

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Team Associated have introduced new aluminum differential height inserts for the B6.1, B6.1D, B6.1 FL, T6.1, and SC6.1. Machined from high quality aluminium, orientation numbers are etched onto the inserts, making them easy to read. They will remplace the standard diff height adjusters and offer more strength thanks to the long-lasting aluminium.

Imbue RC8B3 dogbone conversion kit & rulon pivot ball bushings

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Imbue Motorsports have introduced the aluminum dogbone conversion kit and rulon pivot ball bushings for the Team Associated RC8B3 and RC8B3e. The dogbone conversion kit offers all the benefits of an aluminum dogbone drivline, including reduced friction, lower rotating mass and improved fuel mileage. Also new is the rulon (Teflon) pivot ball bushings. By reducing friction by 50% over similar CNC Delrin bushings, and nearly 70% over stock nylon, these bushings will smooth out your vehicles steering response and provide consistent results.

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Pittet & Kaufmann win at Suiss 1/8 Buggy Champs finale

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Viggiu, Italy hosted the last round of the Swiss 1/8 buggy Nationals last weekend. Around 50 racers attended the event, a bit lower than normal for Switzerland maybe because the title in the Expert class was already taken two weeks ago in Morges by Team Associated’s Patrick Hofer. But in the amateur class everything was still open with Noah Kaufmann (Team Associated) in the best position.

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Ritchie Thorn joins CML/Team Associated

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Team Associated distributor CML Distribution have announced the signing of multiple BRCA national A finalist Ritchie Thorn to their team. Ritchie will be using the Team Associated B6.1, B6.1D and B64 cars along with Reedy and Pro-Line products over the winter in preparation for the 2019 national series and the West Midlands regional events.

2018 Surf City Classic report

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The Proline Surf City Classic was held at the famous OCRC Raceway in Huntington Beach, California. In Modified 4WD Buggy it was Dustin Evans (Team Associated) who set the TQ. Spencer Rivkin (Team Associated) took the win from D.Evans in second and Ty Tessmann (XRAY) in third. In Modified 2WD Buggy S.Rivkin started on the #1 grid spot but despite some struggles in qualifying, T.Tessmann managed to take a hard fought win from Ryan Maifield (Yokomo) in second and Joona Haatanen (Team Associated) in third. In Modified 2wd Short Course and Modified Stadium Truck Ryan Cavalieri (Team Associated) was the man to beat. Team Associated duo of Jake Mayo and Kyle Layton rounded out the top 3 in the Modified 2wd Short Course class while in the Modified Stadium Truck it was D.Evans and Broc Champlin (Team Associated) who completed the podium.

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Pro-Line Raid 2.2″/3.0″ black wheel

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Pro-Line have introduced the new Raid 2.2″/3.0″ black wheel for Team Associated DB8, Arrma Senton 6S and SC with 17mm hex. Inspired by popular full-size off-road wheels, the Raid wheel is extremely tough and has the bold style to match. The incorporated 17mm hexes are stronger and can handle more power than normal 12mm hexes. The Raid wheel a must have if you have installed a 17mm hex conversions and want to enhance overall wheel durability while maintaining a rugged style and attitude. Pro-Line logos are featured on the front face of the wheel.

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Schelle B6.1/B64 standoffs, lockout parts & battery strap nuts

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Schelle Racing Innovations have introduced three new option parts for the Team Associated B6.1 and B64 in the form of shock standoff sets, Nova lockout parts set and black battery strap nuts. First up are the shock standoff sets. CNC machined and black anodized from high-quality aluminum, these shock standoffs have a wide base to prevent shock mount screws from bending. These sets utilize Schelle’s popular machined delrin pivot balls and reduce end play of the shock cap. The B64 version comes with the 2mm short wheelbase modification. The B64 rear standoffs are extra tall, no spacing required, and 30mm mount screws are included.

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Team Associated B6.1 Factory Lite 2WD buggy kit

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Team Associated have introduced the B6.1 Factory Lite 2WD buggy kit. Shedding over 45 grams of weight from the original B6.1D, the Factory Lite was designed to excel in classes requiring Spec motors, allowing the racer to take full advantage of the performance offered by the reduced weight. The Factory Lite sheds 30 of the 45 grams in rotational mass alone. Parts used to achieve the weight savings include the MIP Pucks system, MIP Pucks 7075-T6 aluminum outdrives, MIP Pucks Bi-Metal lightweight R-CVD bones (67mm), Factory Team direct drive system, and a lightweight body.

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