Clutch News

REDS introduce new clutch retainer & bell bearing

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REDS Racing have introduced their new clutch retainer to install REDS Durabell and Tetra clutch system on Losi and Tekno vehicles. It allows to capture the bearing and clutch bell to keep everything in place, even in the event of bearing failure. REDS retainer is made of special alloy steel to increase durability. Furthermore, the italian brand have introduced a new clutch bell bearing 5x13x4 mm heavy duty metal shielded made in Japan.

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6MIK Optima 13T & 14T vented clutch bells

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6MIK have introduced new Optima 13T and 14T clutch bells for 1/8 buggy. The clutch bells are made of hard treated steel for maximum reliability and high precision tooth cutting for optimum performance. The inner diameter of the bell is 26.5mm and it uses a 5x10x4mm bearings. The clutch bell features a vented design for added heat dissipation compared to closed bell clutches. The Optima clutch bells are a perfect fit for the Optima CS400 clutch system and also for most clutches on the market.

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Alpha Plus 4-shoe clutch set

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Alpha Plus have introduced the new 4-shoe clutch set. The 4-shoe clutch set was designed to provide a faster set up and maintenance, a better durability and long-life usage. The clutch shoes are made with a special aluminum alloy material. This aluminum provides a perfect friction coefficient between the clutch bell and clutch which brings powerful, long-life and abrasion resistance even in low speed and when in medium to high speed. 

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6MIK Optima CS400 4-shoe clutch system

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6MIK have introduced their new Optima CS400 4-shoe clutch system for 1/8 buggy. The CS400 4-shoe clutch system is designed to increase the traction, make the car more easily to drive even in extreme conditions and provide lower consumption. The 4-shoe clutch features two aluminium black shoes (heavy with little contact surface) to bit early but not completely, and two aluminum gold shoes (light with a full contact surface) to bit later but completely. No break-in is required because the shoes have the perfect profil to suit the clutch bell. The springs are positioned inside the shoes prevent them from heating and limit the wear of the clutch and the pins are screwed for easy maintenance.

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REDS Durabell 13 & 14 clutch bells

REDS have expanded their Durabell clutch bell range with a 13 and 14 clutch bells for Losi and Tekno cars. The Durabell clutch bell is made of high quality steel and the special coating treatment allows the teeth to last longer than any other standard clutch bell on the market, transferring power from the clutch to the center spur gear and the rest of the drive train with consistency and reliability. A special vented design also guarantees lower temperatures and more clean shoes engagement for a longer life of both bell and clutch shoes.

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REDS Racing Clutch System

REDS Racing have introduced their new off-road clutch system. The clutch system has been developed to make the engine power output more linear and smoother and provide the best traction, vehicle driveability and low fuel consumption. REDS clutch system is completely adjustable. You can choose different combinations of spring diameters, clutch shoes and flywheels. REDS clutch system is 100% made in Italy and comes pre-assembled to guarantee the best performance and reliability.

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Serpent mixes up clutch shoes

Serpent have introduced a 4-shoe clutch set for the Cobra 811 and SRX8. The set is made up of two yellow material shoes and two black shoes made in 6061 aluminium. Also the set includes two 0.95mm springs and two 0.9mm springs. Billy Easton said:

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“The mix of the yellow material and the softer black alu 6061 shoes creates a very smooth and stabile clutch feel. Better overall feel, more drive-ability and more run time.”

VP PRO 4-shoe clutch set

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Coming from VP PRO is the 4-shoe clutch set. Easy to assembly, it is designed to make the engine power output more linear and smoother which will provide best traction, vehicle drive abilty and low fuel consumption are guaranteed. The clutch set includes a steel clutch bell, aluminium flywheel, aluminium clutch shoes, steel flywheel nut ,3 kinds of springs and other associated parts. Available with the steel clutch bell teeth from 13T to 17T made of superior metal to ensure its quality.