Body News

Sweep ‘Muzzles’ the Associated B5

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Sweep Racing has introduced their latest in the ‘Muzzle’ lineup of bodies today, this time for the Team Associated B5 buggy. The new body is designed with the same high stability characteristics at the B5M Muzzle body, and is said to provide an easy and predictable driving feel. The cab forward design features an angled and channeled roof and step-up section design, optimized for the rear motor setup. Topping it off is the Sweep ‘shark fin’. Sold clear, and includes two high-downforce 6.5″ rear wings.

Source: Sweep Racing

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Pro-Line’s new 22-4 ‘Phantom’ body

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Pro-Line is bringing the Phantom to the popular TLR 22-4 buggy! The Phantom originated from the mind of Lee Martin and features a Stealthy cab forward look and sweeping body lines that flow back to a single point. The Phantom has the style and performance you have been looking for! The optional center fin adds additional high speed stability and finishes off the design of this fresh looking body.

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The 22-4 Phantom fits snugly around the chassis for an ultra-low and super sleek look that everyone will want. Lee Martin used the Phantom to finish 2nd in the World at the IFMAR World Championships on the Challenging Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, California. Now you can own the same winning body style as Lee Martin!

Source: Pro-Line

LFR unleashes MBX7 Assassin bodies

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Leadfinger Racing announces their “double assault” on the track by releasing the all new MBX7R Nitro and Eco Assassin bodies! Finding the right set up is key and at times can be over looked when it comes to choosing the right body. The Assassin design has now been carried over to the popular Mugen cars to give both platforms the same advantage on the track! Feel the difference as the Assassin will aide in set up and allow you to attack the track with confidence.

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The narrower cab design helps straight line stability, while the added side scoop feature yields more down force to the rear. The result is better rear traction, more level jumping and helps to lower the car’s overall lap times. Both body’s are made of thick Lexan for durability. The clear masking is easy to remove and makes drawing your personal paint scheme a breeze. The Assassin’s design is hand crafted in house and made in the U.S.A. by Leadfinger.

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Paint credit: Benjamin Brocato/ BDB Designs.

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LFR unleashes MP9E ‘Assassin’ body

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Leadfinger Racing announces their assault on the track by releasing the all new MP9e TKI Assassin body! Finding the right set up is key and at times can be over looked when it comes to choosing the right body. Leadfinger is proud to offer a new option this time for the Kyosho MP9 TKI electric buggy. Following in the foot steps of it’s nitro brother. The eBuggy version also aides in set up allowing you to attack the track with confidence. The time spent designing and testing has proven the Assassin’s value. Leadfinger starting by giving the body a narrower cab, adding an aggressive yet smooth rear scoop feature to the side pods and making room to incorporate either a 4s or 2s battery set up’s .

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The narrower cab design helps the straight line stability while the added side scoop feature yields more down force to the rear. This results in better rear traction, more level jumping and helps to lower the car’s overall lap times. The body is made of thick Lexan for durability. The clear masking is easy to remove and makes drawing your personal paint scheme a breeze. The Assassin’s design is hand crafted in house and made in the U.S.A. by Leadfinger.

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Raceform announces ‘Electron’ bodies

Raceform Bodies Announcement

Raceform Bodies, formed by Terence Low with the support of YK Technologies LLP, has announced today that an all-new lineup of bodies is coming for 2015. The new bodies will be labeled the ‘Electron Series’. The new series of bodies is intended to provide racers with a look unlike any other, at an economically affordable price for racers of all levels.

Terence Low says, “In the past, we have been developing modified custom bodies for some racers. Coming 2015, we will start our design team and start to develop products of our own style.We are already getting ready for new season and the Raceform Electron series are near to production…”

Stay tuned for more details of the new bodies coming soon!

Source: Raceform Bodies

Pro-Line’s newest breed of Bulldog

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With the resurgence in stadium truck racing in America, Pro-Line Racing has released their all-new mid-motor Bulldog body for the Kyosho RT6 and Associated Centro CT4.2. The new Mid Motor BullDog features a new Mohawk down the center of the roof that improves high-speed stability and adds an aggressive look. The front end geometry has also been reshaped and improved to achieve higher front down force and reduce wheelies that cost precious time. Sold clear with decal sheet and window masks included.

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Source: Pro-Line Racing

SWORKz lets the Falcon II body fly

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SWORKz has introduced the all-new Falcon II body. This new body is set to be included in the new S350 EVO II buggy kit, but is also sold separately. The new body features a combination of features seen around the industry including a JConcepts ‘Silencer’ style roof, and Kyosho MP9 rear end scoop. The Falcon II is sold clear and will fit all S350 buggy platforms.

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LFR’s new TLR E-Buggy ‘Assassin’

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After it’s successful debut by LFR team drivers Cole Ogden and Patrick Rossiter at the Georgia Indoor Championship, the new Assassin body for the TLR 8IGHT-E Buggy has now been unleashed! Racers have been playing with the idea of a battery forward conversion on the popular TLR 3.0 ebuggy for sometime. After racers having success with “do it your self conversions”, Leadfinger offers their new body option that can be ran either with the current stock set up or for racers that are currently running their battery forward.

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JC puts ‘Finnishing’ touches on the B5

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The JConcepts design team has spent many hours in development with leading team drivers to develop a hot, new style body, specifically for the latest rear motor 2wd buggy vehicles. The Finnisher for the B5 is a completely tightened design, slimming the overall look of the popular Team Associated RC10B5 vehicle. JConcepts knows 1/10 offroad, and coming off the recent success of the Finnisher bodies, the designers adapted elements from the current fleet to create the ultimate high-grip rear-motor body design.

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BD paint ups MotoGP masterpiece

 

Earlier this month Bittydesign announced their partnership with MotoGP legend, Casey Stoner. The Italian company has equipped Stoner’s extensive lineup of R/C race vehicles with bodies, and of course a signature paint job. Today they have gone one step further as they open their doors to show the R/C world exactly how expert painter Stefano Rabitti creates the Stoner paintjob masterpiece!

Source: Bittydesign