July 12, 2024

SRT DH85W 85KG All-metal High-torque Servo

SRT has launched a new 85Kg All-metal High-torque Servo to it waterproof series that is suited for 1:5 and 1:6 use.  The new DH85W is an all-metal servo with double bearings, torque up to 85KG at 8.4V, and stainless steel gears to ensure better gear strength during the driving process of large scale model cars.  It is ideal for most of the 1:5, 1:6 scale crawlers, monster truck, short course truck and other models, such as Axial SCX6 , Losi’s Super Baja Rey and Super Rock Rey, Arrma’s Kraton RTR, Kraton EXB, Outcast RTR and Outcast EXB.  The 15T output gear is a perfect upgrade servo option.


July 12, 2024

Revolution Design Race Team Hat

After its recent run of upgrade parts releases for the Team Associated RC10B7 1:10 2WD Buggy, Germany’s Revolution Design is now offering a driver accessory with the release if its new Race Team Hat.  This stylish cap features an elegant black design with the RDRP logo in 3D embroidery on the front.  Additionally, the side of the cap is adorned with the RDRP logo, providing a high-quality and professional look. Whether at the racetrack or in everyday life, this cap shows your support for the Revolution Design Race Team while keeping you looking sharp.

Source: RDRP [revolution-rc.com]

July 12, 2024

T-Works RC8B4.1e Aluminium Motor Mount

New from T-Works is this Aluminium Motor Mount for the Team Associated RC8B4.1e 1:8 Electric Buggy.  Machined from 7075-T6 aluminium, it is an upgrade replacement for the original kit 4.1e motor mount ensuring greater stability and precise position of the motor while the model car is running.  Using an additional motor mount can also more effectively distribute the weight of the motor and the vibrations generated during operation, thus reducing the pressure and potential wear.
View assembled motor mount here

July 11, 2024

Bernadzik Top Seed at Asian Buggy Championship Rd 3

Team Associated’s Alex Bernadzik will start Nitro buggy qualifying as the top seed at the third round of the Asian Buggy Championship which is taking place at Pine Hills Dirt Racing’s unique oiled-surface track in Brisbane, Australia.  2023 Australian National Champion Bernadzik, who posted a TQ run at the previous round of the Scotty Ernst promoted championship in the Philippines, took the seeding top spot with a last-chance run ahead of Round 2 podium finisher Ryan Pavidis.  Pavidis, who is making his first visit to Australia, has switched chassis brands since the Philippine Masters and is now running Mugen.  Christian Wolhuter (Australia) took his Sworkz to third in seeding, followed by Tekno twins, Australia’s Caleb Noble and US driver Walker Spinrad.  A podium finisher at the season opener in New Zealand, Kyosho’s Kyle McBride returns to the series and will start qualifying sixth.  Bernadzik made it two-from-two when he topped eBuggy seeding, this time ahead of Noble and Pavidis with Spinrad, Australian TLR pilot Aaron Dexter and McBride rounding out the top six.  Caleb Noble topped seeding in a small Nitro Truggy field, with Nathan Healy (Tekno) going fastest in eTruggy.  Paul Ciccarello brought his Xray all the way from the US to dominate the two 45+ buggy classes.  Qualifying kicks off Friday morning local time with the first of four rounds of qualifying.

Source: Scott Guyatt/Asian Buggy Championships [Facebook]

July 11, 2024

Japanese Champion Kato joins Infinity Offroad Team

Reigning Japanese 1:8 Offroad National Champion Kouki Kato has announced he has joined Infinity for his nitro offroad programme.  The 18-year-old, who last month successfully defended his 1:10 2WD Buggy National title, had already been racing for Infinity in onroad achieving impressive results including making the final at the 2023 IFMAR 1:8 Onroad World Championships.  Winning the 2023 JMRCA 1:8 Offroad title without a chassis sponsor, following the recent release of Infinity’s long await first ever 1:8 Buggy, the IFB8, the deal between Kato and the Japanese manufacturer is a logical one.

Source: Kouki Kato [Facebook]

July 10, 2024

Lugz Racing ‘Intimidator’z’ 1:10 Offroad Carpet tyre

Based in Northern California, Lugz Racing has announced the upcoming addition of a 1:10 offroad carpet tyre to its range it is calling ‘Intimidator’z’.  Available for both 2WD and 4WD, the rear tyre has a small/medium size lug designed for predictable & consistent long lasting tractions.  The newly designed extra low profile front tyre is designed with two different sidewall configurations to utilise depending on the amount of steering and aggressiveness required.

Source: Lugz Racing [lugzracing.com]

July 10, 2024

Factory Team RC10B7 Battery Mount Set

Team Associated’s Factory Team brand has released an upgrade Battery Mount Set for the RC10B7 1:10 2WD Buggy.  The set replaces the plastic kit parts with carbon fiber and blue anodised aluminium for a factory look.  Screen-printed markings clearly show battery positions and offset direction.  Both standard and low-profile standoffs are included to accommodate different battery thicknesses.

Source: Associated [associatedelectrics.com]

July 9, 2024

Tekno RC NB48 2.2 1:8 Nitro Buggy

Tekno RC has announced the release of its latest 1:8 Nitro buggy, the  NB48 2.2.  Following more than two years of rigorous testing and development on tracks across the world, this is the seventh revision of the NB48 series.  Leveraging valuable feedback from team drivers and customers, the NB48 2.2 has already proven its potential by clinching the 2024 ROAR 1:8 Fuel Off-Road Nationals and securing podium finishes in seven out of the past ten major US 1:8 events.  Key enhancements include the new flex-tuned split design 7075 CNC machined shock towers, which significantly improve traction and predictability, and the new 93.5mm rear universal drive shafts that boost stability and support.  Other notable features of the NB48 2.2 include precision molded shock pistons and guides that minimise internal friction for better bump handling, and reduced ackermann spindle plates that provide smooth, predictable steering with enhanced mid-corner wheel support.

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