Tekno RC News

Exotek EB410 steel inner hinge pin set

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Exotek Racing have introduced a set of steel inner hinge pins for the Tekno EB410 and ET410. Made from heavy duty 3.4mm hardened steel, the inner hinge pins feature a larger center section helping to prevent bent or busted pins while keeping the stock 3mm diameter at the ends in order to fit the stock inserts and while also only slightly enlarging the arm holes to maintain arm strength. The set includes four steel inner hinge pins and a high speed drill bit to ream the arms to accept the larger hardened hinge pins.

Exotek N/EB48.4 aluminium rear hubs & steering blocs

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Exotek Racing have introduced new aluminium rear hubs and steering blocs for the Tekno RC NB48.4 and NB48.4. Both option parts are machined from heavy duty 7075 aluminium and come polished and anodized in glossy Tekno RC team colors for that factory look. The extra durable aluminium rear hubs and steering blocs insure consistent suspension performance and handling. They are available in set of two and they match the stock geometry.

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Exotek NB/EB48 HD spindle carrier C hub & steering crank sets

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Exotek have introduced new sets of HD spindle carrier C hubs and HD steering cranks for the Tekno EB48 and NB48 series. The parts are machined from 7075 alloy, polished and anodized in glossy Tekno team colors for that factory look and extra durable. The spindle carrier C hubs features 15° angle and insures consistent suspension performance and handling.

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Tekno RC Welcomes Jared Tebo

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Tekno RC have announced the signing of Jared Tebo to their team. Not only is Jared regarded as one of the best drivers in the world, but as a former world champion his experience will further their mission to produce the best RC vehicles on the market. Jared will be racing as well as assisting in the setup and development of the Tekno’s entire lineup of 1/8th and 1/10th vehicles. Look for him to represent Tekno RC at major races around the world and many races local to you. Jared had this to say:

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Tekno RC & Ryan Lutz part ways

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Tekno RC have announced the departure of Ryan Lutz from their team. In late 2014, Ryan Lutz joined Tekno RC. With his help, Tekno have grown from a niche brand into a leading manufacturer in the RC industry. His presence brought the brand into the spotlight, and his many wins have helped Tekno RC rise toward the top of the leaderboard. Tekno have achieved some stellar results and reached a lot of customers along the way. He’s been an exceptional representative for the American company during his time with them, and also one of the most highly respected ambassadors of the sport in general.

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VRP ET410 carbon fibre shock towers

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Vision Racing Products have introduced new carbon fibre shock towers for the Tekno RC ET410. Specially designed to be used on Astro Turf and Carpet surfaces, both rear and front towers are machined from 4mm carbon fibre with the shock mounting holes +4mm. This allows the ride height to be lowered and improves performance on high traction surfaces.The rear tower has the camber mounts on the tower and includes a lower hole that will help the camber gain needed for higher bite tracks.

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Raceform ET410 V2 HIM polycarbonate shock towers

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Raceform have introduced new V2 polycarbonate shock towers for the Tekno ET410. The rear and front shock towers are precisely machined from new High Impact Modified polycarbonate. The new material and design have been tested and race proven. The V2 rear shock tower is suitable with the rear shock (Front Position) conversion with multiple camber locations. M3 threaded camber holes eliminate the use of nut to save weight while the calculated flex at critical area to save gear boxes and shock standoffs. The rear shock tower features an extra shock hole position at the top and weighs 17g while the front shock tower weighs 11g.

Under the Hood: Alex Zanchettin

Alex Zanchettin – Italy