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LFR Serpent Cobra B-e Assassin body

LFR Assassin Serpent

Leadfinger Racing has announced the release of their newest ‘Assassin’ body for the Serpent Cobra B-e. Serpent driver, Dylan Gerard, has come on board LFR to help with the project. Together, hours of design and testing have gone into the new shell.

“We were looking for even distribution of down force – front and rear, with a new cab forward design. The result is a body that keeps the car more planted, provides level jumping and better corner traction. Straight line stability is increased with the Assassin’s rear swoop design by directing air flow directly to the wing. LFR Assassin bodies are thicker lexan for durability and come with clear masking for ease of painting.”

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Pro-Line Enforcer for Tekno NT48

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This is a Pro-Line Enforcer Clear Body for Tekno NT48. Attention All Tekno Fans! Pro-Line has a brand new aftermarket Truggy body that is way more durable and better looking than stock: The Enforcer! From the mind of Ty Tessmann and inspired from the success of the Type-Rbuggy body, the Enforcer has a meaner and more angular front end look with swooping roof and bed sections for improved airflow and high-speed stability. The hood of the body is steeper to create more down force over the front wheels for more steering and faster lap times. Bring your truck up to speed with Pro-Line’s new Enforcer body! This is a must have item for the new racing season!

Part #: 3451-00 | Available from 21st April

Raceform debuts JQ ‘Stealth’ 1/8 body

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Raceform has launched a first look at their all-new ‘Stealth’ series bodies. The first (pictured above) is designed to fit JQRacing’s THECar. As you can see it provides a variety of twists and turns for a unique look, balance, aerodynamics, and downforce. More models for various other brand cars are set to be released soon. In addition to the new body, Raceform has shared a look at their rendition of the increasingly popular Lexan 1/8 buggy wing. No official word has been released on the new wing, but the design looks promising so far.

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Source: Raceform

Spy Shot: LFR Serpent ‘Assassin’ body

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While browsing the social media world, we stumbled across what appears to be a spy shot of something new in the works from Leadfinger Racing (LFR). Serpent/LFR team driver, Dylan Gerard, shared a photo of his Cobra E-Buggy during some afternoon testing. We aren’t exactly sure what all he is testing, but one thing IS for sure…the body on his car is not one we have seen before. Seeing that it is stickered up with LFR logos, combined with the recent success of the LFR ‘Assassin’ body line, we can only assume this is just one of many projects in the works at the LFR headquarters in Florida. Stay tuned for more details on the Serpent Cobra ‘Assassin’ as they become available…

 

Pro-Line’s new AE T5M Bulldog body

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The Pro-Line Racing ‘Bulldog’ is BACK. This time the Bulldog has been re-created to fit the all-new Team Associated T5M Mid Motor Stadium Truck! This BullDog body is the same one that came in your T5m kit box. The new T5m BullDog features 2 Mohawks down the center of the roof that improves high-speed stability and adds an aggressive look. The front and rear end geometry have also been reshaped and improved to achieve higher front down force and reduce wheelies that cost precious time.

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Source: Pro-Line

Pro-Line’s new ‘Enforcer’ truggy body

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Pro-Line has a brand new Truck body style for Truggy racers: The Enforcer! From the mind of Ty Tessmann and inspired from the success of the Type-R buggy body, the Enforcer has a meaner and more angular front end look with swooping roof and bed sections for improved airflow and high-speed stability. The hood of the body is steeper to create more down force over the front wheels for more steering and faster lap times. Available for the Hot Bodies D8T, Mugen MBX-7T, and TLR 8IGHT-T 3.0.

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Source: Pro-Line

Serpent ‘Avenger’ Cobra Truggy body

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Serpent has just released their latest in ‘Avenger’ bodies today, this time for the Cobra GP 1/8 Truggy. The new ‘Avenger’ body is a high quality polycarbonate material, designed for durability, precision handling, and sexy style. The new Avenger features fresh new lines and ultra-low design. With the new design, the Serpent E-Truggy body mounts are required to properly mount the Avenger. The body also includes clear cut lines for easy tank access, and to make room for your engine’s cooling head.

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Source: Serpent

JConcepts new T5M ‘Finnisher’ body

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JConcepts is here to support the emergence of stadium truck with a Finnisher body which drop fits on to the Team Associated T5M racing truck. The #0289 body incorporates pre-dimpled locations for the hottest new truck on the circuit. The slight cab forward, raked windshield and aggressive stance highlight a performance oriented core. A revised front hood scoop allows plenty of clearance for the unique T5M geometry while smoothing out the front down force area. Front chin spoiler, headlight and grill protect the front-end from unwanted up-drafts during flight while the supplied decals stand-out like an 18 wheeler.

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LFR goes nitro with TLR ‘Assassin’

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Leadfinger carries over the new Assassin design to the popular TLR 3.0 nitro buggy! Keeping the look of the Assassin’s cab forward design form the previous electric buggy platform. Leadfinger re-works the new mold by lowering the profile and giving the nitro version a more aggressive look. As it’s electric brother before him, the cab forward design helps bring more down force to the front of the car, providing more steering into and exiting corners.The rear swoop has been designed in mind to give slightly less down force to the rear and direct flow toward the center of the wing, helping straight line stability and more level jumping. The LFR Assassin body is made of thicker Lexan for greater durability. The clear masking is easy to remove and makes drawing your personal paint scheme a breeze. All of the Assassin’s mold design’s are hand crafted, personally inspected for quality and made in the U.S.A. by Leadfinger.

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TLR 8IGHT-E 3.0 cab-forward body

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TLR has introduced their new cab-forward body for the 8IGHT-E 3.0 buggy. The new body features many of the same lines found on the 8IGHT’s smaller counter parts (22-4 and 22 2.0 buggy) cab forward bodies, including an aggressive cab design with raised roof pillars. The side dams are extra tall to accompany the 4S LiPo packs, are speculating from the looks of things this body will be pre-cut like many other TLR bodies. Available May, 2015.

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Source: TLR