Clutch News

Reds Racing V3.0 Tetra clutch

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Reds Racing have introduced the new Tetra clutch system for 1/8th Nitro Buggies and Truggies. The V3.0 clutch system features a new dust-proof flywheel which has been improved compared to its previous version to protect the engine front bearing from dirt even on high dust conditions. Furthermore, Reds have improved shoes and springs to optimize fuel consumption and performance. Shoes and springs can be used on our previous clutch versions. Reds have developed 2 different models of the V3.0 Clutch and both are available with 32 and 34 diameter to make it suitable for different car models.

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ProTek 34mm 4-shoe clutch sets

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ProTek RC have introduced two sets of 4mm 4-shoe clutch for Nitro buggy and Truggy. Developed in collaboration with ProTek team drivers, this premium level clutch features a 34mm aluminum 4 shoe flywheel with removable steel pins so you can replace them when needed. A complete set of four 1.0, and four 0.9 springs are included, so you can mix and match spring rates as needed to tune the engagement to suit your engine, track conditions and personal preferences. This clutch also includes four 7075 aluminum shoes or two 7075 aluminum shoes and two carbon shoes, as well as the clutch nut and flywheel collet, creating an all inclusive high performance clutch system. Plus, a full selection of replacement parts are available, so you can keep your maintenance program on schedule with the parts you need in your pit bag.

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6MIK Optima 4-shoe clutch V2

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6MIK have introduced the new Optima 4-shoe clutch V2 for Nitro Buggy and Truggy. Based on the popular Optima 4-shoe clutch, the V2 features a new design and comes with new longer springs, new shoes design including spring offset hole and a reinforced frontal screw plate. Designed to provide smooth power delivery and easy tuning, the clutch is also meant to offer exceptional durability. The 4-shoe clutch V2 is available with a 34mm or 32mm flywheel, it comes in black or red anodization and includes 0.9, 1.0 and 1.1 mm springs.

Hong Nor X3 13 & 14 vented clutch bells

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Hong Nor have introduced new 13T and 14T clutch bells for the Sabre X3. The clutch bells are made of high-quality steel and feature a special vented design ensuring lower temperatures for a longer life of both bell and clutch shoes. The vented clutch bells come with two 5x10x4mm.

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Hong Nor X3 4-shoe clutch set

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Hong Nor have introduced a new 4-shoe clutch set for the X3 and X3GT and also all Nitro Buggy, Truggy and GT cars. Designed to provide a wide range of tuning options, the clutch comes with two different types of springs for super-easy clutch setting from soft to hard setting, each suitable for different track conditions and racing styles. Included in the set are the 34mm flywheel, lightweight aluminium clutch shoes, black (0.9mm) and silver (1.0mm) clutch springs, assembly screws, flywheel collar, and flywheel nut.

T-Work’s 4-shoe clutch set

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T-Work’s have introduced a new 4-shoe clutch set for Nitro Buggy, Truggy and GT cars. Designed to provide a wide range of tuning options, the clutch comes with three different types of springs for super-easy clutch setting from soft to hard setting, each suitable for different track conditions and racing styles. Included in the set are the 34mm flywheel, lightweight aluminium clutch shoes, black (0.9mm) and silver (1.0mm) clutch springs, assembly screws, flywheel collar, and flywheel nut. Gold (1.1mm) clutch springs are also available separately, providing aggressive setting for high traction GT racing.

REDS V2.1 Tetra clutch Scuderia Edition

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REDS Racing have introduced the new Tetra clutch Scuderia Edition specifically configured for 721 Scuderia engine. The new clutch setup features four aluminum shoes and 4 x 1.0 springs which improve the 721 Scuderia engine power delivery. The Tetra clutch 721 Scuderia Edition combined with REDS clutch bells have proven to guarantee an extraordinary fuel mileage in recent tests and competitions. The clutch system is available both with 32mm and 34mm diameter to make it suitable for any type of car. The high inertia flywheel, designed for low acceleration and recommended for low grip tracks as well as the low inertia flywheel for high acceleration, recommended for high grip tracks are available as optional parts. Using the configurable top plate and springs, there are 6 different combinations: 1.0 and 1.1 mm springs and 3 preload adjustments with the top plate.

XRAY 4-shoe clutch set

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XRAY have introduced the new 4-shoe clutch set for the XB8 and XT8. The 4-shoe clutch features smaller, lighter internal parts, and the design allows for more balanced clutch bell engagement compared to the traditional 3-shoe design. The 4-shoe clutch design allows for super-easy clutch setting from soft to hard setting, each suitable for different track conditions and racing style. The 4-shoe design allows use of combinations of different hardnesses of shoes and springs for clutch engagement setting, and even allows for a combination of different pairs of shoes and springs which gives ultra-fine engagement settings. There are 4 different hardness of shoes and 3 different hardness of springs optionally available. Changing the setting is very easy thanks to the special assembly screws that hold the shoe and spring. Soft clutch setting generates the highest amount of traction and engages earliest; Medium clutch setting allows more clutch slippage and engages later; Hard clutch setting engages latest and provides more revs to engine. The 4-shoe clutch set includes flywheel, lightweight medium aluminum clutch shoes, gold (soft) clutch springs, assembly screws, flywheel collar, and flywheel nut. Optional graphite shoes engage more smoothly and give smoother clutch acceleration.