Team Associated News

Marcel Schneider joins Team Associated

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AE’s distributor Ruddog Distribution have announced the signing of Marcel Schneider to Team Associated. M.Schneider will use the Team Associated 1/10 vehicles as well as Reedy electronics. M.Schneider already proved the performance of his new equipment and TQed and finished 2nd at the German 2wd nationals last weekend.

RDRP B74 aluminium bellcrank arm

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Revolution Design Racing Products have introduced a new aluminium bellcrank arm for the Team Associated B74. Machined from aircraft-grade 7075-T6 aluminium and coming black anodised for wear and looks, the bellcrank arm offers improved strength and greater durability as it replaces the somewhat weak original carbon fibre part that can break in heavy crashes or when touching track boards. The arm mimics the original steering geometry and it comes with machined silver edge details for factory looks. The aluminium bellcrank arm is a direct replacement for the standard carbon fibre part.

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Rivkin & Stoub win at ROAR Nats

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Each year the best racers from the United States and Canada gather to compete for the R.O.A.R. 1:10 Electric Off-Road National Championships. With four vehicles in two categories of racing (17.5 and Modified), eight titles were up for grabs. This year’s event makes its first trip to EN Hobbies in Columbus, OH, which features a dirt clay racing surface that provided high grip conditions and very tight racing. In the premier class of 2WD Modified Buggy Team Associated’s Spencer Rivkin earned the top qualifying position and started on pole for the triple A Mains. Capitalizing on this, Spencer went on to drive a flawless A2 and A3 main event to secure the win and retain his title as 2WD R.O.A.R. National Champion. XRAY’s Ty Tessmann came in 2nd and Ryan Maifield in 3rd.

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PSM B74 DTC aluminium chassis

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PSM have introduced the new DTC (Delta Traction Characteristics) aluminium chassis designed for Team Associated B74. Machined from high-quality 7075-T6 aluminium, the 2mm thick chassis improves the B74’s performance, especially in medium to low grip track conditions. The DTC chassis features delta shaped pockets to provide soft torsion characteristics along with consistent performance. The soft flex allows your car to generate more mechanical grip, which is very helpful in low grip conditions and/or very tight tracks. PSM’s special coating provides a stealth black look along with super smooth surface finish. An additional PTFE coating for optimized surface gliding characteristics has been applied as well. The chassis also features a unique LCG weight distribution system, which allows you to add up to 24 optional weight inlays (34.00g) to predefined locations with
out modifying the torsional characteristics of the chassis or adding up to its original thickness. Thanks to this you can fine balance your chassis pretty easily.

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RDRP B74 aluminium rear hub set

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Ruddog Distribution have announced the release of the new RDRP B74 Aluminium Rear Hubs for the Team Associated B74. The rear hubs are of an updated design that provides improved durability for heavy duty competition usage while offering grub screw retainers for the standard kit suspension geometry inserts, greatly reducing slop over the conventional design. The hubs use the standard kit rear hub link mounts, making them a direct fit and they come machined from aircraft-grade 7075-T6 aluminium. A black surface coating and machined silver colour edge details make the parts stand out.

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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.

PSM tease new part for B74

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German company PSM have released a teaser image of new option part for the Team Associated B74. No information about it have leaked in the wake but information about the part should become available on September 6th.

RDRP B74 aluminium shock towers

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New from Revolution Design Racing Products are aluminium front and rear shock towers designed for the Team Associated B74. They match the standard kit geometry but are of a heavy duty design for durability and stability, increasing suspension efficiency and precision also thanks to the high-quality aluminium material they are machined off. As they match the stock dimensions they are a direct replacement with no setup changes needed when swapping parts over. In addition the high amount of machining, including silver chamfered edges, makes for a visually pleasing appearance while keeping the parts’ weight low. Both the front and rear tower come black anodised for looks and surface protection.

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