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VP-PRO RC8B3.1 CN-B3.1-CL body


VP-PRO have introduced the new CN-B3.1-CL body for the Team Associated RC8B3.1. Made of high-quality and durable polycarbonate, the CN-B3.1-CL body features a cab forward styling which creates more downforce on the front of the body and thus provides better steering response. The CN-B3.1-CL body is also suitable with the HB Racing D819, the SWORKz S35-3 as well as the Soar 998.

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Associated Electrics introduces new Element RC brand

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Associated Electrics have announced an all-new brand: Element RC. It’s a brand committed to providing adventurers with an experience, a story to tell, and memories that will last a lifetime. Established by enthusiasts, for enthusiasts: Element RC is a team of individuals dedicated to developing top-tier products, support, and innovative design concepts. This new brand is dedicated to fun, family, community, and is backed by Associated Electrics: the industry leader in radio-controlled car racing for over 50 years.

Element RC was created with the adventure enthusiast in mind.

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VP-PRO B6.1 body


VP-PRO have added a new CB-B6.1-CL body for the Team Associated B6.1, B6D and B6 to their range. The body is made from high-quality polycarbonate and features extended rear fin providing more grip on loose surfaces.

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Team Associated RC8B3.1 FT tall rear shock tower

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Team Associated have introduced a new Factory Team carbon fibre tall rear shock tower for the RC8B3.1 and RC8B3.1e. Machined from high-quality carbon fibre, the rear shock tower features a taller geometry in order to increase up-travel. Up-travel is how much further the shock can travel upwards in its stroke after the chassis has bottomed out with the ground. Increasing up-travel lets the tire absorb more impact and improves handling in bumps and high-speed cornering. After testing, Area 51 engineers found that by raising the existing shock locations by a specific amount, up-travel is optimized for both low and high axle positions.

Team Associated FT 7-piece 1/4” hex driver set

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Team Associated have introduced the new Factory Team 7-piece hex driver set. The tool 7-piece hex driver set is a compact and lightweight tool solution for everyone from the new enthusiast to the pro racer. The most popular standard and metric hex sizes are included and conveniently store inside the machined aluminum handle. The hardened tips can be used in power screwdrivers with a 1/4″ hex drive to tackle heavier jobs such as 1:8 vehicle maintenance. Tips included are: .050″, 1.5mm, 2.0mm, 2.5mm, 5.5mm nut driver, 7.0mm nut driver. Additional sizes of tips are available.

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Team Associated B6.1DL Limited Edition 2WD buggy

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Team Associated have introduced the new B6.1DL Limited Edition 2WD buggy. The Limited Edition B6.1DL is designed for tracks with very high traction where a forward mass is beneficial and chassis roll needs to be tamed through a low center of gravity. The B6.1DL has a Laydown Stealth(R) transmission that gives the car additional traction when exiting the corners. The addition of +1 Ackermann plates and gull wing suspension arms tune the steering for a razor-sharp feel and more control. The B6.1DL features our easy-access differential, diff height adjustability, and an all-new slipper with the speed, durability and lineage expected of a true champion.

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RC-Project introduce new RC8B3.1 & D819 optionals

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Italian company RC-Project has extended its range of option parts for the Team Associated RC8B3.1 and HB Racing D819 with the addition of Ergal steering posts, pivot balls, lower shock screws, lower shock mount pins, uni balls and hex socket flat head screws. All parts are CNC-machined from 7075-T6 Ergal and they come hard coating for wear. The option parts for the RC8B3.1 consist of steering posts, lower shock mount pins, pivot balls and uni balls while the option parts for the D819 consist of lower shock screws, uni balls and hex socket flat head screws.

Team Associated 1/10 FT 12mm thin shock pistons V2

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Team Associated have introduced new Factory Team 12mm thin shock pistons V2 for the B74, B6.1, B6.1D, T6.1, SC6.1, B64 and B64D. These thinner shock pistons give you less “pack” inside the 12mm shock. Terrific for tuning in all kinds of track conditions, they are particularly helpful on carpet to help improve jump landings. Available as 2×1.6mm and 2×1.7mm, the hole size is machined into each piston for easy identification.

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