17 February 2017 13:28 by Chris
See: Team Azarashi
Team Azarashi have introduced the Magna, a new-generation 1/10 rear wing most suitable for high speed tracks requiring higher turning performance. The Magna wing gives higher handling response thanks to an unique round form, which enables to mount the wing nearer position to the axle than existing wings and an unique rib designs, which controls the wing distortions while the vehicle is moving. The Magna wing also enables the toughness by the best material choice and the optimization of the detail designs.
17 February 2017 09:37 by Chris
LRP have introduced their new ZR.28 SPEC.4 pullstart engine for 1/8 buggy and truggy. Compared to his predecessor, the LRP ZR.28 Spec.4 pullstart has been significantly improved in the carburettor adjustment as well as in the cooling of the cylinder head. The Heavy-Duty CoolDownMax cylinder head that has already successfully been introduced with its bigger brother, now also serves in the ZR.30.
16 February 2017 08:03 by Chris
Coming from Team Associated and made for the RC8B3 and RC8B3e are the arm mounts with High Roll Center offer. These HRC arm mounts increase ground clearance for greater durability, since the pivots now sit 1mm higher off the ground. Additionally, they allow the racer to run a higher roll center for increased stability on faster, high-grip tracks. Both A and B mounts are narrower for added side clearance and durability. All of these mounts are made of high quality 7075-T6 aluminum and blue anodised.
See: Team Associated
14 February 2017 16:31 by Chris
See: CapricornRC / CapricornRC Facebook
New from Tesla is the T1 Buggy nitro engine. The unit features a DLC coated, silicone filled crankshaft, a 5-port cylinder and steel ball bearings. The carburettor comes with a choice of restrictors and the lightened cooling head is laser engraved.
14 February 2017 15:59 by Chris
Revolution Design Racing Products have introduced new machined Delrin shock parts for all Team Associated 3rd generation RC8 kits including the RC8B, RC8B3e, RC8T3 and RC8T3e. The machined shock parts as a direct replacement for the kit’s rod guides and lower O-ring bushings. Precisely machined from high-quality Delrin the parts improve the O-ring seal fit for optimised sealing, better shock rod guidance and a more efficient shock performance. The set includes four shock rod guides and four lower bushings, enough to equip all four shock absorbers of a car.
13 February 2017 16:37 by Chris
Based on the ultra-successful XB8 platform, XRAY proudly presents the 2017-spec XB8 which incorporates the latest improvements and refinements gathered by the team, race-proven in the highest competition races around the world.
“With my long-time experiences with 1/8 off-road racing, combined with the expertise I have gained from the R&D process at my previous projects at XRAY with XB2 and XB4 platforms, I have incorporated all the improvements & refinements to the XB8 platform to make it better, easier to work on, and more reliable.” – Martin Bayer, XRAY XB8 Designer
13 February 2017 15:21 by Chris
RDRP have introduced new aluminium rod end balls for all 3rd generation RC8 kits including the RC8B, RC8B3e, RC8T3 and RC8T3e. These optional parts are a direct replacement for the kit’s standard steel balls. They are machined from aircraft-grade 7075 aluminium and come hard-anodised for wear, meaning they will last longer while not being prone to corrode in unfriendly environments. An inner hex portion makes installing and setup changes easy. On top of this the balls save about 1g per piece compared to the standard steel parts. The rod end balls come in sets of eight.
13 February 2017 12:59 by Chris
See: PR Racing
Coming from PR Racing and made for the PR S1 V2 and V3 are the front aluminium camber links. These option parts are machined from high-quality 7075 aluminium and they come black anodised and with silver chamfered edges. They convert the front inner ballstud mounting to a vertical type, which offers much finer tuning to help dial your setup to a particular track and condition.