TLR News

Shane Borden signs with TLR

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Team Losi Racing have announced the signing of 25-year-old Shane Borden to their team. Racing now for 5 years, Shane is an experienced racer landing large race wins in the spec classes regularly. Hailing from Boise, Idaho and calling Treasure Valley RC and Eagle Hills his home tracks for electric and nitro respectively, Shane joins TLR as he looks to take the next step in 2019. S.Borden had the following to say:

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RC Cars Cavalieri 8IGHT X carbon fibre arm inserts

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RC Cars Cavalieri have introduced new carbon fibre arm inserts for the TLR 8IGHT X. Made from 1mm high-quality carbon fibre, the inserts allows to change the flex and the stiffness of the arms to match track conditions.

Pro-Line SC Impulse 2.2″/3.0″ black wheels

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Pro-Line have introduced new Impulse 2.2″/3.0″ black wheels for Short Course Trucks such as the Team Associated SC10 4×4, TLR SCTE 4×4, Tekno SCT410, and Traxxas Slash 2wd and Slash 4×4. The Pro-Line Impulse SC wheel features a split 6-spoke design that recreates the latest in high performance full size forged racing wheels while paying homage to Pro-Line’s first ever Short Course wheel design. Molded-in bead-loc and lug nut hardware detail only adds to the realism. The Impulse wheel is Pro-Line’s stiffest Short Course wheel to date, which provides improved handling consistency and durability to your truck. The Impulse 2.2″/3.0″ black wheels come as pair and available for front and rear.

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RC Cars Cavalieri 8IGHT-X carbon fibre rear shock tower

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RC Cars Cavalieri have introduced new carbon fibre rear shock tower for the TLR 8IGHT-X. Cut from high quality carbon fibre, the part uses the same design and link locations as the stock part but save some weight and adds more bling to the ‘X’.

MIP 22 5.0 Pucks 17.5 Drive System

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MIP have introduced the Pucks 17.5 Drive System for the TLR 22 5.0 and 4.0. Made from 7075-T6 hard anodized aluminum, the Pucks Drive System saves 40% of rotating mass compared to the standard differential to provide less motor fatigue and increase acceleration. The Pucks 17.5 Drive System is fully rebuildable and comes with Puck components, 2 piece outdrives for easy maintenance and repair and 1.5 Pucks for increased life.

TLR 22 5.0 2WD buggy coming soon

Source: IOCC (Facebook)

This past weekend was held the International Offroad Carpet Championship 2018 at the WestGate Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The forthcoming TLR 22 5.0 2WD buggy made its first appearance at the event. There are three versions of this new 22 5.0, the AC (Astro-Carpet) and the DC (Dirt-Clay) and SR (Spec Racer) versions. TLR’s Frank Root attended the event with its 22 5.0 AC with the following features:

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Vision Racing 22 4.0 carbon fibre motor plate

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Vision Racing have introduced new carbon fibre motor plate for the TLR 22 4.0 and 22T 4.0. Machined from 3mm carbon fibre, it knock off 4 grams compared to the standard motor plate and a threaded aluminum insert is pressed into place for the one threaded portion of the plate to eliminates weak treads into carbon fibre.

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Vision Racing 22 4.0 carbon fibre slipper pads

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Vision Racing have introduced new carbon fibre slipper pads for the TLR 22 4.0 and 22T 4.0. Machined from high-quality carbon fibre, they feature a vented design improving durability and offering better overall performance. The pads come in set of two.