TLR News

Gil Losi Jr. is back to TLR & Losi

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Horizon Hobby have announced that Gil Losi Jr. has returned to consult with Team Losi Racing and the Losi development team. G.Losi Jr. will work closely with the race team to produce innovative vehicles as well as supporting design on the Losi side of the business.

“As one of the living legends in the RC community, he has immediate credibility with retailers and consumers alike, and his experience, insight and creativity will help us produce amazing new vehicles for both Losi and Team Losi Racing,” said Horizon Hobby President Chris Dickerson. “We are excited to once again have him on our Horizon team!”

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Vision Racing 22 5.0 rear wing spacers & LRC kick shim set

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Vision Racing have introduced new rear wing spacers and LRC kick shim set for the TLR 22 5.0. First up are the rear wing spacers. Designed to be use for the TLR 22 5.0 and also 4.0 on Astro Turf or carpet tracks, they eliminate the tire coming into contact with the wing at full suspension up travel. Also new are the LRC kick shims. They allow to adjust the front kickup from 21 degrees to 27 degrees and also usable with the 22, 22T, 22 SCT series of kits. The set comes including 6 shims, each allowing 1 degree increment adjustments.

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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.

TLR 8IGHT-X -3mm chassis

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Team Losi Racing have introduced a new chassis for the TLR 8IGHT-X. Machined from high-quality aluminium, the chassis is 3mm shorter and also moves the weight forward by moving items on the chassis forward. It provides more overall grip, more corner speed, and more steering for an overall faster vehicle.

Schelle Duo carbon 1/10 & 1/8 wing buttons, 8EIGHT-X wing shim & RC8B3.1 rear swaybar

See: Schelle Racing Innovations

Schelle Racing Innovations have introduced four new products in the form of Duo carbon wing buttons for 1/10 and 1/8 vehicles, a wing shim for TLR 8EIGHT-X and a 2.35mm rear swaybar for the Team Associated RC8B3.1. First up are the Duo carbon wing buttons for Team Associated B6.1, B74, B6 series, B64 and B64D and also for Mugen Seiki MBX8, MBX8T and Team Associated Nitro Buggy and Truggy. Designed to secure your rear wing in style, the part is precision CNC routed from 2.5mm high-quality carbon fibre and borrowing the signature hex profile from Schelle’s Asterisk wing button line. The light and easy to install Duo carbon wing button features a flush countersunk mounting positions for the wing screws and allows to be use as a jig to make and pre-drill your wing. Next up is a 10mm wing shim for the TLR 8EIGHT-X and Xe. It allows to raise the rear wing up higher 10mm into cleaner air for more rear grip and better jumping attitude. No modification required, just attach the wing with the longer 25mm screws included.

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VSR Products 8IGHT X-E battery protector

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Coming from VSR Products is the new battery protector for the Team Losi Racing 8IGHT X-E. The guard covers the center diff gear and prevents it from rubbing on the battery during heavy impacts, all while helping stop rocks and debris from getting jammed in the gear mesh. The guard is 3D printed with carbon fiber reinforced plastic, providing excellent strength and longevity. Use the stock screws to mount the guard onto the top of the center diff top plate.

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T-Work’s 8IGHT-X skid protectors

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T-Work’s have introduced two new skid protectors for the Team Losi Racing 8IGHT-X and 8IGHT series. Made from heavy-duty stainless steel, the skid plate help protect the chassis from scratches due to highly abrasive surfaces.

AVID EB/ET410 Ti shock standoffs V2 & TLR 22 king pin screws

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AVID have introduced new titanium shock standoffs V2 for the Tekno EB410 and ET410 and titanium king pin screws for the TLR22. The shock standoffs use the keyed shock bushings and include AVID’s FastTune feature which allows you to use a common 1.5mm Allen wrench to prevent the standoff from spinning while using a 5.5mm socket wrench on the other side. The other solutions out there require you to either take the shock completely off the standoff to reach the 7.0mm nut or to use a 7.0mm open-ended socket wrench. Don’t forget, you also get to lose some weight from the highest point on the car by switching from steel to titanium.

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