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Team Associated RC8T3 Team Kit Truggy

Team Associated RC8T3 TeamThe RC8B3 nitro buggy’s truggy sibling is revealed, meet the Team Associated RC8T3 Team Kit! Team Associated has taken all of the performance engineering developed for the RC8B3 nitro and RC8B3e electric buggies and used the data to create their new nitro powered truggy. The RC8T3 shares many parts with the RC8B3, offering the perfect solution for multi-class racers. Using a unique proprietary hard anodized 7075-T6 aluminum chassis specifically designed for optimum weight distribution and superior handling, the RC8T3 drives like a champ. Read more…

 
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Reds Racing R7 Evoke Nitro Engine

Reds Racing R7 Evoke Nitro EngineReds Racing is pleased to announce the release of the new R7 Evoke V3.0 Tuned by M.Rossi. Like the previous lineup the R7 Evoke is specially aimed at the use on low grip and narrow circuits where the smoother torque curve of the engine can give an advantage. The R7 Evoke represents our latest high performance 21 off-road engine. The engine is designed with improved fuel efficiency, performance and reliability in mind. The engine is loaded with new features for 2016. Reds has introduced new sealing on the engine to help keep dirt away from the redesigned internals. A new lightweight combustion chamber, lightweight crankcase, and redesigned crankshaft create a lower working center of gravity. Reds has also added a new GEN2 venturi for improved mileage and tunability. Read more…

 
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Team Associated ESS-ONE+ Engine Sound System

Team Associated ESS-ONE+ Engine Sound SystemThe Team Associated ESS-ONE engine sound system gets updated with four times as many engine sounds and multiple new auxiliary sounds to choose from. The new Team Associated ESS-ONE+ lets you choose from multiple throaty race engine sounds, shifting, brakes, and turbo blowoff valves! The programmable ESS-ONE+ delivers these sounds in one simple, small box for a clean and easy installation. Whether you drive a short course truck, drift, F1, or rally car, the it has the right sound to match! ESS-ONE+ uses an advanced DNS/DCR algorithm to reproduce the sound of real engines. The sound is real-time calculated based on the throttle input, throttle movement speed and engine speed to closely simulate real engine sounds. This creates a richer sound than could be had through the throttle alone. Read more…

 
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Traxxas X-Maxx VXL-6s ESC To Be Recalled?

Traxxas X-Maxx VXL-6s ESC To Be Recalled?Ever since the recently introduced Traxxas X-Maxx RC monster truck began hitting store shelves, we’ve read multiple accounts from owners who had their trucks spontaneously catch fire. It appears that Traxxas has recognized the problem and are now offering a fix. They just announced the availability of a free fusible link wire which acts as a fuse that will blow under a higher than normal amperage draw. What isn’t clear is if this is just a temporary fix or if Traxxas will recall the X-Maxx’s VXL-6s ESC in the future. From their recent statement, it sounds like they will only do so if the US Consumer Product Safety Commission requires them to. That leads to the concern of owners who are wondering what will happen if the fusible link blows. Will they be forced to keep replacing it over and over? What are your thoughts on this? Read more…

 
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Castle Creations Sidewinder Micro 2 ESC

Castle Creations Sidewinder Micro 2 ESCCastle Creations announces the new Sidewinder Micro 2 ESC! The Sidewinder Micro now boats all new circuitry with added functionalities including an adjustable BEC circuit, improved audible alerts, ultra smooth starts and live link functionality. It is perfect for 1/18th scale 2wd vehicles and smaller 4wd vehicles such as the Team Associated RC18B2 or Dromida SC4 SCT. The Castle 20mm 0808 Brushless Motors are a perfect companion to the Sidewinder Micro 2 and are available in 4100Kv, 5300Kv, or 8200Kv combo packages. Read more…

 
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Exotek EXO22SCT TLR 22SCT Chassis Conversion Kit

Exotek EXO22SCT TLR 22SCT Chassis Conversion KitAfter the success of the EXO22 and EXO22T, Exotek Racing is now offering the EXO22SCT to bring your TLR 22SCT RC short course truck to the forefront of mid motor clay track performance. With its simple and efficient layout, the Exotek EXO22SCT offers improved rearward weight positioning of the battery and electronics to better suit a variety of track conditions. The EXO22SCT chassis allows the faster and easier to drive side ways mounted shorty battery positioning. It is offered with a machined 7075 alloy chassis for the most stability, traction and lowest center of gravity. Read more…

 
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Futaba T3PV 2.4GHZ Radio System

Futaba T3PV 2.4GHZ Radio SystemFutaba recently published this sneak peek picture of the soon to be released T3PV 2.4GHz radio system. While no official pricing or specs have been released, the T3PV is expected to fit in the middle of Futaba’s pistol grip RC radio lineup. As the photo shows, the T3PV will feature a large LCD screen, mostly likely with the ability to display multiple telemetry settings including temperature, voltage and RPM. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available. Read more…

 
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Incision Axial Spool Locker

Incision Axial Spool LockerVanquish products is proud to present their new sister brand Incision! The new product line is targeted at those with tighter budgets while still maintaining their high level of quality machining and materials. The first product under the new brand is this Axial Spool Locker. A simplified design replaces the stock Axial plastic diff cup and sintered locker with a one piece spool that reduces slop in your axles. Made from high quality chromoly steel and heat treated for a durable and long lasting product at a great price. It is compatible with Axial’s stock and machined gear sets. Read more…

 
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Kyosho Optima Re-Release

Kyosho Optima Re-ReleaseAfter a bit of teasing last week, Kyosho officially announces the re-release of the Optima buggy! Features include a slipper clutch to protect your drivetrain, your choice of the original chain drive or a more durable belt drive, new rear hubs with adjustable toe angle, adjustable battery velcro battery hold down straps, oil filled aluminum shocks, one piece wheels wrapped in a softer compound buggy tire, two front bumper choices, and a full set of ball bearings. Check out the rest of the details and pictures of the re-released Kyosho Optima after the break! Read more…

 
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Pro-Line Buggy Front Wings

Pro-Line Buggy Front WingsPro-Line Racing is proud to introduce a new take on the 1/10 scale buggy front wing craze with the release of new Pro-Line Front Wing and Mount! The new wing first debuted at the 2016 Reedy Race of Champions by taking home the championship win at the hands of ProLine team driver Dakotah Phend. Pro-Line’s Front Wing is placed in front of the shock tower and sits as low as possible for the cleanest air flow and lowest possible center of gravity. It is being offered for the Team Associated B5M, TLR 22, Yokomo YZ-2 and the Kyosho RB6 buggies. Read more…

 
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