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Factory RC releases new Yokomo ‘Y-Max Conversion Kit’

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Factory RC is pleased to release their all-new Y-Max Conversion Kit for the Yokomo YZ2 1/10 2wd buggy. The conversion includes a new rear 4mm carbon fiber shock tower and spacer that bolts to the BMax2 transmission providing the stock Yz2 shock mount holes as well as an additional set of holes. Also included are the necessary 2mm shims for the transmission, and waterfall brace. Also included is a new Factory RC Y-max Battery strap made entirely from 3mm carbon fiber. Factory RC gives you the “factory” treatment and include a bolt on drill template to help you drill straight holes into your Yz2 chassis. If you have both cars, along with their conversion, you have everything you need!

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Mckune Design machines new FR4 High Bite Vented 1/10 Slipper Pads

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Mckune Design have released their new FR4 1/10 vented slipper pads specifically designed for carpet, astro turf, and high bite clay. CNC machined from FR4 epoxy fiberglass, the innovative vented design provide a consistent feel throughout your run without fading. They are available now for Team Associated, Yokomo, Kyosho, Schumacher, and XRAY off road vehicles.

Raceform unveils 2016 ‘VIPER SERIES’ TLR 8IGHT 3.0 body

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The all new 2016 Raceform ‘VIPER SERIES’ body for the TLR 8ight 3.0 is officially launched and available for pre-order thru Raceform worldwide distributors. It is specifically designed to fit the 8IGHT 3.0 perfectly, and calms the rear end of the car with Super Forward Cap designs and new angle to improve overall steering.

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Features:

  • Raceform Super Front Forward Cap
  • 2X rear side fins, channeling more downforce flow
  • Increase rear downforce for more rear grip
  • Narrow Top and side fins feature more high speed stability
  • Maximum engine cooling design

JConcepts releases ROAR Nats winning TLR 8IGHT-T ‘Finnisher’ body

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Body development is never quite finished, but in the case of the new 1/8 truck body by JConcepts, the Finnisher is a polished product. The winner of the 2015 ROAR National Championship, the Finnisher body in the hands of Ryan Maifield is a proven commodity. JConcepts is here to support the 1/8 truck class with a Finnisher body which drop fits on to the TLR 8IGHT-T 3.0 racing truck.

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Tekno RC signs Ilias Arkoudaris as European Team Manager

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After his departure from JQRacing, it has remained a mystery what the future will hold for the team’s former team manager, Ilias Arkoudaris. Today, the future looks bright as Tekno RC has announced Ilias as the new European Sales and Team Manager for the growing brand.

Tekno says, “We are delighted to have Ilias Arkoudaris join Tekno RC as our European Sales and Team Manager. He brings with him years of RC experience and know how and will be focused on expanding our presence in the EU. Ilias has a strong track record of effectively building and managing a successful race team. Equally as impressive is his ability to put customers first and ensure people are getting the most out of our products. He will be building new relationships with dealers and distributors to maximize parts support around Europe.”

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Serpent reveals naked photos of the SRX-4

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Serpent has been teasing with photos, details, and information for months regarding the new SRX-4 1/10 4wd buggy, however, today we are pleased to present you the highly-anticipated new buggy in naked form. Serpent has shared an up close look at the new buggy with the body off (finally), and unveils ALL of its unique details.

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VPPRO cuts new Lexan 1/8 buggy wing

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VPPRO has just released their new 1/8 buggy Lexan wing. The new wing features a lightweight design, and is made up of 1.5mm thick high-quality Lexan material. The wing is designed to help lower the car’s center of gravity without compromising aerodynamics. The design of the wing allows for fine-tuning the amount of downforce created by adding or modifying the included gurney flap, and by using or leaving off the optional side dams. The wing pack includes clear Lexan wings, one wicker pack with hardware and a decal sheet. Set to be released mid-September, 2015.

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RC Concept introduces new ‘EC’ 1/8 brushless motor line

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RC Concept has released their all-new electric 1/8 brushless motor range. The RC Concept Electric motor has been designed for both offroad and onroad racing. The ‘EC’ motors are designed for competition use, and to withstand the high temperatures and abuse of racing. Made up of CNC machined parts, aluminum radiator, high purity copper stator, double sensor ports, and more. The ‘EC’ lineup is available in 1900kv, 2100kv, and 2500kv models.

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TLR unveils new 8IGHT-E Clutch System

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TLR has just unveiled their new 8IGHT-E Clutch system. The 8IGHT-E Clutch system provides instant power while increasing traction and decreasing the load on the drive-train. The slip system of the clutch allows improved throttle modulation on bumpy tracks as it will slip under a heavy or abrupt load allowing the vehicle to remain stable. The clutch system also allows for full brake usage without the need for mechanical brakes due to the preloaded clutch shoes. The 8IGHT-E clutch system is a direct fit on the 8IGHT-E 2.0, 8IGHT-E 3.0 and 8IGHT-E T 3.0.

Key Features

  • Converts electric 1/8-scale buggies and trucks to a nitro-style clutch system
  • Provides smoother throttle response, especially on bumpy tracks
  • Direct fit on the 8IGHT-E 2.0, 8IGHT-E 3.0 and 8IGHT-E T 3.0

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TLR releases new official team Touchscreen Pit Gloves

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The all-new TLR Touchscreen Pit/Marshal Gloves are the official gloves of the TLR team. They feature special conductive first fingers & thumbs that allow you to operate a touch screen device. Combined with the black synthetic suede palm, black spandex back and adjustable wrist closure, they provide style and comfort that makes them a must have for TLR drivers.

Features:

  • Silkscreened TLR logo to show you team pride.
  • Use any touchscreen device without taking your gloves off.
  • Great dexterity for handling small parts & tools.
  • Awesome for use in the pits, marshaling, track prep, and on and on.

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