Engines News

Blake Pickett goes Triton for 2015

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Triton Racing Engines is happy to announce that Blake Pickett has signed with Triton for the remainder of 2015. Blake will be running the L4 in his Buggy, and the L5 in his Truggy. Triton says, “Blake is a very competitive expert class driver and we look forward to working with Blake and Ritchie and giving them the power, reliability and fuel economy they need to win.”

“We are pleased and excited to work with Lance Heidmann and Triton Engines . These engines were the easiest to break in of any engines we have ran so far. The power and fuel mileage is incredible! Triton Engines and Lance Heidmann will be a huge advantage in our engine program for us moving forward,” states Pickett.

See more about Triton Engines HERE.

Mugen revive Ninja engine brand with new JX21 B03 engine

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After many years consigned to the factory parts bin floor, Mugen Seiki have dusted off their once highly rated engine brand ‘Ninja’ brought it back to life with the news of the Ninja JX21 B03 offroad engine. The engine is made by OS in Japan (OEM, much like Protek, Bullitt, THE Engine etc.) to Mugen’s required specs.

The Ninja JX21B03 was designed and developed for maximum performance and reliability for 1/8th off-road buggy, truck, and GT racing. This engine produces tons of usable power and is very fuel-efficient.

Some of the key features include square bore and stroke configuration, DLC coated and balanced tuned crankshaft, ceramic rear ball bearing for increased throttle response and a higher top speed, light weight low-profile cooling head with laser-etched Ninja graphics, easy to tune three needle carburetor with aluminum 6.5mm aluminum venturi, and also included is the ultra reliable P3 turbo glow plug. Available mid June

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New Ultimate M5 & M8 tuned engines

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Since the first Ultimate Engines were released, Modelix Racing has been constantly researching and developing the Ultimate Engines range to bring the power, speed and fuel mileage drivers desire to be successful. The Ultimate M-5 and M-8 tuned engines have already proven to be successful and reliable at all levels of racing from club level to European and World Championships.

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To build on the M-5 and M-8’s well established base, both engines now feature an all new black coloured head. The cooling head itself has been slightly modified to increase the amount of air flow going through the glow plug area and keep the temperature of the plug cooler. Both the M-5 and M-8 engines now come with the new Novarossi patented dual rubber sealed bearings installed. These new additions help the engines to run more stable and give drivers/ mechanics an easier tuning engine.

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Triton RC releases new .21 engine line

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U.S. engine company, Triton RC, is pleased to announce the release of their new engine line comprised of the L4 Pro Spec and L5 Pro Spec .21 offroad racing engines. The new range of Triton’s Italian made premium racing engines claimed to provide incredible power, fuel economy, and ease of tuning using proprietary specs not found in any other brand.

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For more details see TritonRC.com.

REDS new R5R Racer V2.0 engine

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The new R5R Racer V2.0 has been provided with Mario Rossi’s new invention, the new HCX Carburetor, like the whole REDS Racing off-road range. The engine is designed with improved fuel efficiency, performance and reliability in mind and is suitable for both buggy and truggy. The new engine is one of the most advanced and innovative products on the market. Equipped with the best technology to improve reliability and guarantee the best performance on all terrains. R5R Racer tuned by M.Rossi guarantees the same performance as a Pro engine at reasonable price.

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RB releases new BXR LS5 V2 engine

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The new BXR LS5 V2 engine is the LS5 PLUS engine’s newest brother. This high level offroad engine uses the Long Stroke technology, and features a 5 port design with MES a 14.5mm lightened and steel main bearing (as opposed to the ceramic bearing of the PLUS). The new BXR LS5 carburetor features an extra spraybar, designed to provide a better idle and easier adjustment. The cooling head is re-designed to keep a low center of gravity, but still large enough to sufficiently cool the engine.

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Desoto Racing teams up with PICCO

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PICCO has announced today the full line-up of PICCO engines will be making their way to America via their new partnership with Desoto Racing. Desoto Racing has been appointed the American distributor, and will also play a role in development, marketing, and the PICCO race team across North America. The cooperation will include the company working closely with Joaquin Desoto and Paolo Morganti to provide the American racers the best possible products and support for 2015 and beyond.

Source: PICCO

RB ‘Super Long Stroke’ BXR SLS5 V2

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After having released their new Long Stroke competition offroad engine (BXR LS5PLUS), RB is happy to introduce the new offroad competition engine with the Super Long Stroke technology, the BXR SLS5 V2. The new BXR SLS5 V2 engine is a Super Long Stroke and 5 port engine. This version V2 receives a complete new sleeve with complete new intake port timing and lateral intake port orientation to increase the torque and to have the best end power.

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After several tests on different condition’s, the new carburetor is using a double adjustment with an extra spraybar, giving a better idle and is very easy to adjust. This new Super Long Stroke V2 engine provides a very linear acceleration which is appreciated when the track is slippery or bumpy where you need smooth acceleration, but with good torque.

Tyler Vik chooses FX Engines

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FX is happy to announce that Tyler Vik decided to use the FX engines in the 2015 racing season. Tyler Vik is an US professional top off-road driver and in 2015 will use the FX engine at all regional, national and international races.

Tyler says, “Despite FX Engines was a brand new in the market, I didn’t hesitate to give them a try, and now I know I made the correct choice. The speed and reliability never let me down during last year and as such I decided to stay with the engine I have full trust in – the FX engine. “


Source: FX

RB’s new BXR LS5 PLUS engine

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RB Products has introduced their 2015 engine range, and among the new engines is the BXR LS5 PLUS. This high-end offroad engine uses long-stroke technology, 5 port design, 14.5mm crankshaft, ceramic main bearing, and more. The new BXR LS5 carburetor features an extra spraybar, designed to provide a better idle and easier adjustment. The cooling head is re-designed to keep a low center of gravity, but still large enough to sufficiently cool the engine.

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