BF Materials RC8B3.1/e carbon fibre rear shock towers

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BF Materials have introduced two new carbon fibre rear shock towers for the Team Associated RC8B3.1 and B3.1e. machined from high-quality carbon fibre, the rear shock towers are available in two versions, standard and the “tall” version. The tall version features raised top shock mounting holes, that will increase the suspension up travel.

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Exotek EB410 aluminium wide hex sets

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Exotek Racing have introduced two new sets of front and rear wide hexes for the Tekno RC EB410 and ET410. Precision machined from 7075 aluminium, the hexes come polished, anodized in navy color and feature clamping design for extra security. The front 6.5mm wide hex is +2mm (per hex) and the rear 7.5mm wide hex is +3mm (per hex) compared to the stock hexes to allows you to fine tune the width of your buggy. The 6.5mm wide hexes can be used with the front or rear axles while the 7.5 hexes are for use the rear axles only. The wide hexes are available in set of 2 and come with M2 hardware.

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Nick Cox wins at HB Racing Summer Series Rd5


The fifth round of the HB Racing Summer Series was held at the PDMCC track in Nelson, UK. Nick Cox took the win in front of Allan Ward in second while Vinchenzo Zuccarelli came in third.

JC Racing liner removal tool

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JC Racing Products have introduced a liner removal tool designed to simplify removal of liners from .21 nitro engines. The tool is 3D printed in a high quality fiber impregnated nylon giving it excellent mechanical strength and durability. It features an outer tube which has a diameter of 15.80 mm with a sprung latch which locates in the exhaust port when offered into the liner, you then insert a 2nd plunger down the center of the outer tube to positively hold the latch in a closed position, this helps with removal of liners which can become tight over time compared to when the engine is new from oil residue. Once the liner is removed the center plunger can either be push out or levered carefully with a flat screwdriver. You then rotate the outer diameter which has radius-ed edges which pushes the latch into the bore and allows you to pull the tool clear or if preferred push the latch in with your finger and pull to remove. The tool has been tested on bores from 16.20 – 16.50 and will remove liners which are smaller or greater than these sizes.

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Mugen MBX8/8T rear lower arm mounts

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Mugen Seiki have introduced two new rear lower arm mounts for the MBX8 and MBX8T. Machined from high-quality aluminium, the mounts come grey anodized and they are available in +2mm and +4mm. They improve the turning performance and provide smoother rear slide. On bumpy tracks, the rear is also less affected by bumps.

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VSR Products Thor wireless charge system

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VSR Products have introduced a new universal wireless charging system for RC called Thor. Project Thor was developed over weeks of experimenting and testing, the charging system is built around an universal base that can charge anything that is wirelessly compatible, even phones. For the meantime Thor is only suitable for Sanwa M12/S/RS, M17, MT44 and Futaba 7PX but VSR Products offer to manufacture a base for any other radio by giving the measurements they need to get your radio set up with wireless charging. Thor features LEDs that light up the sides of the dock will always be on.

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Reedy W19 T-shirt

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Team Associated have introduced the new Reedy W19 T-shirt. The W19 T-shirt is the same wears by the Reedy racing team. Made from 100% cotton, the short-sleeve T-Shirt sports iconic Reedy logos front and back against a black background for maximum impact. It is available in mens S to 3XL sizes.

Performa Racing P1 Radical 540 Modified motors

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Performa Racing’s new line of brushless modified motors is setting new standards in high level 1/10 competition racing. Performa Racing technology is unique in terms of performance, power, reliability and exceptional driving control. Being the most powerful motors on the market was the goal for the Performa Racing design team, and improved drivability was also a top priority. Lower lap times will be the evidence of the Radical Performance of Performa Racing motors.

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