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Pro-Line Early 50’s Chevy Panel truck body

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Pro-Line have introduced the Early 50’s Chevy Panel Truck body for all Solid Axle Monster Truck fans. Originally released by Pro-Line in 2001 for the T-MAXX, Pro-Line  is bringing back the nostalgia of the Early 50’s Chevy Panel Truck body that is a perfect fit for all of the Custom Solid Axle Monster Trucks. The Early 50’s Chevy Panel Truck Body is iconic for its round headlights, uniquely shaped front grill lines that flow into the hood and split front windshield and all the details have been recreated by Pro-Line.

Website: Pro-Line

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Pro-Line Transistor 2.2″ 1/10 tyres

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Pro-Line have introduced new Transistor 2.2″ tyres for 1/10 2wd and 4wd buggies. The Transistor tread provides good, consistent steering and is ideal for indoor clay and outdoor blue groove conditions. When compared to the Electron tyres, most drivers feel that the Transistor tyres make your buggy easier to drive, which is an important performance tuning option for certain track conditions.

Website: Pro-Line

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IFMAR Worlds rewind: 2014, Messina

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Enjoy the most recent IFMAR World Championships final – Messina 2014, watch as Ty Tessmann gets his start horrifically wrong but battles his way through the field.

O.S. Speed ‘Gold’ turbo glowplugs

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O.S. are hitting the Worlds hard! Following up the announcement of their unique-looking low profile B2102 engine the Japanese engine manufacturer has announced a heap of new ‘bling’ gold plated turbo glow plugs…

O.S. tell us that the new turbo glow plugs are gold plated not for style reasons but of course performance – one wouldn’t expect any less from a company now celebrating it’s 80th anniversary this year.

There are two new models for offroad use and two for onroad, the new turbo plug is a permanent addition to the product lineup, not a limited run and the standard glow plugs P3, P4, RP6, RP7 will all still be available.

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Worlds Flashback: 2008 Atsushi Hara

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Continuing the nostalgia-fest on NeoBuggy we cast our minds back to the 2008 IFMAR Worlds in Charlotte, N.Carolina – scene of a victory that would go on to shape 1/8 Offroad for years to come – Atsushi Hara winning the first 1/8 Buggy World Championship he attended. Hara and the Hot Bodies D8 turned out to be the surprise ticket as he took a surprise victory with the ever trusty and faithful Miura-san in the pitlane.

World Champion’s Cars:
2014 – Ty Tessmann’s D812
2012 – Robet Batlle’s MBX7
2010 – Cody King’s MP9 TKI2

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JConcepts B6 & B6D Finnisher aluminum wing buttons

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JConcepts have introduced Finnisher aluminum wing buttons for the Team Associated B6 and B6D. In the 1/10th off-road world a securely fastened wing is critical during qualifiers, main events and those all important long practice sessions. With the release of the Team Associated B6 and B6D, JConcepts is quick to offer an all aluminum wing button specifically for the screw-in type wing mounts.

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DKT introduces “Davide Ongaro – Las Vegas WC 2016” 3-shoe clutch set

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DKT have introduced new 3-shoe clutch set called “Las Vegas WC 2016” a special edition dedicated to the young Italian top driver Davide Ongaro. The special package contains: two flywheels, the first made in Ergal 7075 and coated hard to increase the durability, the second with a higher mass than the first one change the engine torque to suit to track conditions. Also are provided three types of springs (0.9, 1, 1.1). It contains the new DBLock nut in addition to allowing to change the setup of the clutch in a very easy way, in fact changing the nut can be varied the response of the clutch according to the surface with more or less grip. The edition is produced in limited quantities and will be available only in selected stores.

Hitec X4 AC Pro AC/DC 4 Port Multicharger

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Building on the popularity of our X4 AC Plus, Hitec have decided to take it up a notch with the introduction of the X4 AC Pro high-performance, microprocessor-controlled charger/discharger with extensive battery management capabilities. Capable of operating on 100 – 240 volts AC household current or from an 11 – 18 volts DC power source, this new multi-faceted powerhouse exudes a total charge circuit power of 200 watts with Power Distribution capability in AC mode and a 300-watt output when in DC mode.

Website: Hitec

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