HB Racing Gridlock V3 mounted 1/8 buggy tire

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HB Racing have added to their range the new Gridlock V3 mounted tire for Nitro Buggy and E-buggy. The HB Gridlock V3 tires bridge the gap between the HB Khaos and Megabite tires and are designed to ensure longer life for long mains. The Gridlock V3 make it easy to get a good balance of handling and grip, and they work well on hard packed grooved tracks and oily conditions. They are mounted on Version 2 of the HB 1/8 Buggy dish wheels that are 20% lighter than the original version, and HB Racing black closed cell inserts are pre-installed. The HB Racing Gridlock V3 mounted tires are sold as pairs and available in Pink (Super Soft), Red compound (Soft) and White (Medium) compounds and also in the new Yellow compound (Medium Soft) which is in the range between the Pink and the Red compounds.

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FX Engines K302.1 nitro engine

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FX Engines have introduced the all-new K302.1 nitro engine. The K302.1 engine is a 3-port engine which replaces the K302 engine. The K302.1 is based on the K302 engine but incorporates numerous improvements and refinements. With focus on lower fuel consumption and more linear power curve, the crankshaft and carburetor were re-designed. The 3-port engine includes a ceramic bearing and diamond-coated crankshaft. The crankshaft is individually balanced with a tungsten weight. The sleeve and piston set were specially selected and matched.

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Thanos Makropoulos wins at Buggy Masters Cup


Last weekend was held the penultimate round of the 2018-2019 Buggy Masters Cup at the STR track in Agios Ioannis Rentis, Greece. In the final, Giannis Papanikolaou (Kyosho) was in the lead with a confortable gap until he loses the steering arm screw about 3 minutes before the end leaving Thanos Makropoulos (SWORKz) snatch the win from Stamatis Kontouzoglou (Mugen) in second and Aris Bornovas (XRAY) in third.

Yokomo multi–purpose bag

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Yokomo have introduced a new multi–purpose bag. Measuring 510mm × 310mm, the bag is made made of durable, sturdy and thick canvas material. It is large and soft enough to store and transport your precious 1/10 vehicle or transmitter and protect them from scratches. To complete the look and finish, the bag is printed with the new Yokomo Factory Team logo and comes with a yellow drawstring.

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Team Associated RC8B3.1 wing splitters

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Available through Team Associated’s Shapeways 3-D-printing store are two wing splitters for the RC8B3.1. Made in low and tall versions, the wing splitters are compatible with Team Associated 1/8 wings and require 2 x 3x14mm FHCS screws (2mm longer than stock).

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RC Pro Fuels Lutz Blend 30% RC Race Gas

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RC Pro Fuels have introduced the Lutz Blend 30% RC Race Gas. Developed in partnership with VP racing fuels and blended to Ryan Lutz exacting specifications, Lutz Blend is an RC Pro proprietary blend designed to find the perfect balance between performance, component life and run time. Extensive testing by Ryan in both race and practice environments has proven that RC Pro Race gas’ unique blend of the highest quality methanol, caster oil and synthetic oil available in racing today satisfies the demanding requirements of Ryan, and of course, is only available in Pink.

Mugen MBX8 Worlds Edition nitro buggy kit

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Mugen Seiki have introduced the new MBX8 Worlds Edition nitro buggy kit. The MBX8 Worlds Edition includes many option parts used by Mugen Seiki drivers at the 2018 IFMAR World Championship including:

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Team Associated unveils B74 4WD buggy prototype

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Team Associated have released some photos of the forthcoming B74 1/10 4WD buggy. Once again, AE engineers have used SLA-printed material to create a prototype. The translucent material is useful in examining pre-production parts to visualize the design and make some refinements before production.

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