Engines News

Alpha Dragon-IV Edition-2 nitro engine

See: Alpha Plus

Alpha Plus Engines have introduced the new Dragon-IV Edition-2 nitro engine for 1/8th Buggy. Long-tested last season by the Factory team, the Dragon-IV Edition-2 differs from its predecessor by the use of the V2 carburetor and the back plate, the combo offering positive feedbacks and great results. Compared to the first edition, the Dragon-IV Edition-2 nitro engine provides a more linear throttle feeling and longer mileage. The power plant is available separately or as combos, the IVBC-CB combo coming with the EFRA 2134 pipe, a manifold, a spark plug, mounting springs and a high-quality silicone gasket while the IVBC-CB4S and IVBC-CB4ST include in addition a 4-shoe clutch.

O.S. Engines Max-21XR-B Ver.Ⅲ nitro engine

See: O.S. Engines

O.S. Engines have introduced the new Max-21XR-B Ver.Ⅲ nitro engine for 1/8th Buggy and GT cars. The power plant features a reduced piston weight improving throttle response while the connecting rod is the same used with the Speed engines in order to improve durability. The newly designed crankshaft also improves throttle response thanks to a new counter shape and timing. Always with a mind to offer more performance, the newly designed inner head features a redesigned the shape of the combustion chamber, improving response from low to medium speed range and achieve stable power characteristics in high speed range. The Max-21XR-B Ver.Ⅲ nitro engine comes with the double adjust J3-1 carburetor renowned for its ease of use and with two venturi inserts, a 6mm (orange) for the Off-road class and 7mm (yellow) for the GT class. The cooling head offers a new shape and a new design. Beside the single engine, O.S. also offers a combo package for Off-road use including the EFRA 2089 (T-2090SC) muffler and MB01-75 manifold and also a combo package for GT use including the EFRA 2042 (T-2060SC WN) muffler and MB01-70 manifold.

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Picco P3TT .21 nitro Off-road engine

See: Kyosho Europe

Italian company Picco have introduced the new P3TT .21 nitro Off-road engine. The new P3TT is the latest version of the P3 platform. It keeps the 3+2 ports design, new die cast construction and high quality bearings (Japanese blue front and Ceramic main bearing) and offers to racers what they are expecting from a true racing engine. Durability, stability, user friendly handling. This new version sports a new aluminium carburettor, with super efficient isolator ring and smooth finishing. The aluminium carburettor fans will enjoy this piece of art with improved flow which comes with a new aluminium anodised blue restrictor. The laser engraving has been updated as well in order to match the new design of the Picco line.

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Ultimate black silicone fuel line

See: Modelix Racing

Modelix Racing have introduced the new Ultimate Racing black silicone fuel line. This ultra thick fuel line is an excellent choice for virtually all nitro racing applications. Made from special heat resistant silicone, this line is soft enough to bend around tight areas, while remaining firm enough to resist kinking. With an outer diameter of 6mm, this 1m length line fits perfectly into the fuel tanks.

Flash Point R/C FP02 nitro engine coming soon

See: Flash Point R/C

Flash Point R/C have released a teaser video of the forthcoming FP02 nitro off-road engine. No information about the new engine have leaked in the wake except that it will feature a DLC-coated crankshaft for improved durability. Detailed images and information about the power plant should become available very soon.

T-Work’s short manifold springs

See: T-Work’s Products

T-Work’s have introduced new short springs for manifold. These 35mm short length springs are used to securely attached the manifold to the spring holders on the both sides of the crankcase on the engine. The short manifold springs are available in set of 4-piece.

Picco P3X DLC 3-port nitro engine

See: Kyosho Europe

Picco have introduced the new P3X DLC 3-port nitro off-road engine. Based on the popular Blast engine, the power plant is updated DLC-coated crankshaft for improved durability. The engine uses a new vacuum moulded crankcase and an updated CNC machined piston sleeve. The quality and the durability has been increased, the P3X also featuring consistent tune, setup and long life. In order to get the best reliability, the rear bearing is ceramic, together with the high quality front blue Japanese bearing. The new vacuum injected crankcase is very strong and robust, it is fitted with a CNC machined back plate, including extra scoop for even more performance.

RUDDOG RNX21.3 3.5cc Nitro engine

See: Ruddog Distribution

Ruddog Distribution have introduced their first high-performance nitro off-road engine called RNX21.3. The high-quality 3.5cc competition engine features as specially developed crankcase for exceptional performance and great fuel economy with a rear ceramic main bearing and a DLC-coated and Tungsten-balanced crankshaft ensuring very high power output and reliable performance. The engine is of a 3+1 port long-stroke design for high yet controllable torque especially in the lower RPM ranges, making it ideal especially for smaller or technical tracks. Other features include a 22D carburetor for smooth throttle response and high fuel economy while an O-ring equipped combustion camber insert keeps dust away from the delicate parts of the engine. The engine is rounded out by a gold-colour cooling head whose standard height allows to run the engine leaner, extracting ever greater milleage from the engine.

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