TLR News

175RC 22 4.0 SR carbon fiber front shock tower

See: 175RC

Coming from175RC and designed specifically for the TLR 22 4.0 SR is the carbon fiber front shock tower. The tower is machined from thick 4 mm carbon fiber with only two upper mounting positions for the shocks. It is nearly 3 grams lighter then the stock tower while still being strong enough to survive competitive racing. The tower comes with 1 mm spacers for shock standoffs.

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Korea TLR Masters report

Source: Yongsanrc

This past weekend took place the 2017 Korea TLR Masters at Ipjang Circuit in chenan, Korea. 120 drivers attended the event that was held in 1/10 buggy, nitro buggy, nitro truggy and E-buggy. The main Sponsor Yongsanrc (Horizon Hobby Korean distributor) who provided the overall equipment for every racer. In nitro Buggy, Kyosho’s Dany Choi was able to took the win in front of Ryan Lee and Jeon Hanyeong in second and third respectively while in 1/8 E-Buggy it was Seonyeong Hwang who took the win in front of Jeongu Lee in second and Inseon Hwang in third. In nitro Truggy Jaegyun Kim was able to bring home the win from TLR’s Jeff Joo and Seonyeong Hwang.

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TLR 8IGHT E 4.0 & T 4.0 carbon fibre shock towers

Team Losi Racing have introduced new carbon fibre shock towers for the 8IGHT E 4.0 and 8IGHT T 4.0. The E-buggy rear shock tower is machined from 4mm thick carbon fiber. It is 13 grams lighter than the stock tower and features additional tuning options for use on different track surfaces. The E-buggy front shock tower is made out from 5mm thick carbon fiber and it is 7 grams lighter than the stock tower.

See: Team Losi Racing

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Horizon Hobby Midwest Classic & TLR Cup announcement

See: Team Losi Racing

Team Losi racing have announced that Leisure Hours Raceway is again the host The Horizon Hobby Midwest Classic and TLR Cup for 2017 one of the most prestigious events in the Midwest. Come see some of the best racers including Dakota Phend and JR Mitch, these racers will be on hand with a drivers track walk on friday and a question and answer session. There will be a raffle and a special Dash for cash race. Spectrum Service Center will be on site to answer any questions. We will have Bimp ups and Triple A mainsFood will a be served by Annabell’s BAR-BQ. Registrations are open here.

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TLR 22 4.0 Stiffezel mud guard set with fan mount

Team Losi Racing have introduced a new stiffezel mud guard set with fan mount for the TLR 22 4.0. Made from Stiffezel material, which is much stiffer than the normal composite materials used on the 22 vehicles, these mud guards reduce flex through the center of the chassis give more consistency to the 22 4.0 regardless of track grip levels. The mud guards come with with a removable motor fan mount perfectly positioned for the fan to ensure efficient cooling.

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Baldo brothers leave TLR destination Kyosho?

After only a year with TLR, Bryan and Oscar Baldo have announced that they leave the americain brand. Baldo brothers finished fourth and fifth respectively with Bryan ahead of Oscar at the Spanish championship. We heard some rumors about Bryan and Oscar and Kyosho. Stay tuned 😉

“After a time of deliberation, we want to announce that both my brother Oscar and I have abandoned TLR and Horizon Hobby. From these lines we want to thank TLR for all the help provided this year and wish them all the luck of the world for years to come.” – Bryan Baldo

Under the E-Hood: Reno Savoya

Reno Savoya, 29 – France

  • Chassis: TLR 8IGHT-E
  • Motor: RC Concept 2100 Kv
  • ESC: RC Concept SC8R (prototype)
  • Battery: RC Concept Omega 8000
  • Tyres: JConcepts
  • Body & Wing: Stock
  • Radio & Servo: Sanwa M12S & Highest DT2100 Power HV servo
  • Event: World Indoor Buggy Cup 2k17, Padova, Italy
  • Note: Reno uses a new RC Concept prototype ESC called SC8R. This is one of the last appearance as a prototype, production having started.

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Exotek 22 4.0 alloy wing mount & Flite motor plate

See: Exotek

Exotek have introduced an alloy wing mount and Flite motor plate for the TLR 22 4.0. First up is the wing mount, machined from heavy duty 7075 alloy, it comes polished, laser etched and anodized in black. The wing mount features long lasting durable design that is machined to be lightweight and sleek. Works with the stock wing disks or Exotek style wing buttons.

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