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Twister RC D2 charger metallochrome wave wraps

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Twister RC have introduced new metallochrome wave wraps for the ISDT D2 charger. The metallochrome wraps, associeted with nice patterns and matching colors will allow you to customize your D2 charger to stand out in your pit area. Available in three designs, the metallochrome wraps match to Twister RC stickers available for starter box and radio.

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XRAY XT8E E-Truggy kit

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XRAY have introduced the highly anticipated XT8 1/8 E-Truggy.

All-New Features:

  • All-new front suspension geometry featuring new C-hubs and steering blocks
  • All-new new zero king pin steering block with exchangeable steering plates for Ackermann adjustment
  • All-new front and rear CVD drive shafts
  • All-new chassis design is now fully compatible between XT8 & XT8E platforms
  • All-new rear shock tower redesigned to fit the new wing mount and gearbox brace
  • 40% lighter wing mount for super-low CG with new mounting locations
  • All-new rear uprights with 8x16x5mm outer ball-bearings for increased reliability and lifespan
  • 2.6mm front anti-roll bar improved corner speed
  • All-new softer ribbed shock membranes

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Schelle Duo carbon 1/10 & 1/8 wing buttons, 8EIGHT-X wing shim & RC8B3.1 rear swaybar

See: Schelle Racing Innovations

Schelle Racing Innovations have introduced four new products in the form of Duo carbon wing buttons for 1/10 and 1/8 vehicles, a wing shim for TLR 8EIGHT-X and a 2.35mm rear swaybar for the Team Associated RC8B3.1. First up are the Duo carbon wing buttons for Team Associated B6.1, B74, B6 series, B64 and B64D and also for Mugen Seiki MBX8, MBX8T and Team Associated Nitro Buggy and Truggy. Designed to secure your rear wing in style, the part is precision CNC routed from 2.5mm high-quality carbon fibre and borrowing the signature hex profile from Schelle’s Asterisk wing button line. The light and easy to install Duo carbon wing button features a flush countersunk mounting positions for the wing screws and allows to be use as a jig to make and pre-drill your wing. Next up is a 10mm wing shim for the TLR 8EIGHT-X and Xe. It allows to raise the rear wing up higher 10mm into cleaner air for more rear grip and better jumping attitude. No modification required, just attach the wing with the longer 25mm screws included.

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T-Work’s MP10 aluminum rear hub carrier set

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T-Work’s have introduced a set of aluminum rear hub carriers for the Kyosho Inferno MP10. Machined from high-quality 7075 T6 aluminium, the rear hubs feature eccentric brass inserts to increase the number of roll center options available. The upper linkage rod has an upper and lower mounting position, and the inserts on the rear hubs provides intermediate adjustments of just 1mm to give four different settings to choose from instead of two. The set comes with two rear hub carriers, 6 black washers, 2 golden screws and nuts, 4 brass inserts and 4 inserts for bearings.

David Ronnefalk new #1 at Top 25 Rankings

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With the 2019 European Championships in the books, it was Riccardo Berton (Kyosho/O.S/Pro-Line) who took home a the big win in a very exciting final. However it was the 2nd place finisher David Ronnefalk (HB Racing/Performa Racing) who takes over the title of the #1 ranked driver in the world as the former #1 Davide Ongaro (Team Associated/LRP/AKA) had a mechanical failure in the final finishing 11th overall (Ronnefalk Also had a poor result moving out of his most recent results). 3rd Place at the European Championships was the rising star Burak Kilic (Agama/Bullitt/AKA) who also broke into the top 25 rankings with his result. Lots of movement throughout the list.

Reedy extension wires for servos & speed controls

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Team Associated have added to the Reedy range new wires for servos and speed controls. The extension wires are designed to connect servo and speed control too far apart or to make it easier to route your wiring where you want it. The extension wires are available in three sizes including lengths of 100mm (3.93″), 150mm (5.90″), and 200mm (7.87″).

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Cole Ogden TQs & wins at 2019 Big Apple Hot Race Challenge

Source: Cole Ogden (Facebook)

The 2019 Big Apple Hot Race Challenge was held at the Barnstormers R/C Race Way. in Chester, New York over the weekend. The event attracted 200 entries in both nitro and electric classes and in the Nitro Buggy class it was Cole Ogden (HB Racing/REDS Racing/Hot Race) who set the overall TQ and win in front of Jason Schreffler (HB Racing/Performa Racing/JConcepts) in second two laps down awhile Jamie Grayek (Team Associated/Bullitt/Pro-Line) came in third.

Buggyland 6.0 announcement

Source: Buggyland (Facebook) 

The Buggyland 6.0 will be held from 4 to 6 of October at the famous Circuito CARTT Fuencarral in Madrid, Spain in the Nitro Buggy and E-buggy classes. As usual, there will be a complete new layout for everyone in order to offer equal conditions and practice time. Entries are already open, so do not waste the time and secure your presence at this amazing event here!