HB Racing D418 rear gear box & arm mount sets

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HB Racing have introduced a new rear gear box and three sets of arm mounts for the D418. The new rear gear box is designed for high grip astroturf and carpet race tracks. It raises the position of the diff and upper arm mount to match the roll center when using a low ride height. The HB Team Drivers report it makes the D418 easier to drive on high grip surfaces, improves corner speed, and smoothes out rear end grip. This new rear gear box should be used with D418 Arm Mounts 4, 5 or 6. The set includes one gear box, aluminum tube, R2 skid plate (standard, use with this application), and R4 skid plate (for future options).

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HB Racing D819 -2mm chassis & 38mm shock shafts

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New from HB Racing are a new -2mm chassis and new rear shock shafts and shock ends for the D819. The new chassis is designed for the newest track layouts with high grip. It is 2mm shorter than the stock D819 chassis, which moves the weight balance back, making the car easier on brakes and faster in the corners. The -2mm chassis is precision machined from aluminium for a perfect fit, and hard anodized black for durability. 

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First look: new track layout for 2019 HNMC British GP

The HNMC crew have been hard at work and have a new layout for its 2019 HNMC British GP that would be held this weekend. There are still spaces in E-Buggy and Truggy, so if you want to have fun and enter a race with a great atmosphere, please click here.

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ARRMA introduce new Typhon & Senton 4X4 MEGA 550 RTR

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ARRMA have introduced the new Typhon 4X4 MEGA 550 Bash buggy RTR and Senton 4X4 MEGA RTR Short Course Truck. First up is the Typhon 4X4 MEGA 550 Bash. It brings exciting Typhon buggy style to a 2S LiPo-capable brushed version that’s ready for action in all terrain. Its 12T 550 brushed motor supplies rippling muscle for rock-jumping speeds. The waterproof electronics are ready for any weather. dBoots 2-HO tires on tough, multi-spoke wheels find traction on any surface. The Spektrum STX2 radio with SRX200 receiver offers many of the same features found in high-end 2.4GHz systems — throttle and servo reversing, throttle and steering travel adjust, throttle limiting and more — for the ultimate control. Precision aluminum, tough steel and composite materials come together for an easy-to-maintain, super-durable vehicle design whose high downforce wing and low center of gravity, with wide arms and narrow wheels and tires, improve handling over race tracks, trails, muddy courses, skate parks, and more. Just add four AA batteries.

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Leadfinger Racing Strife D817T body

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Leadfinger Racing have introduced the new Strife body for the HB Racing D817T. Whether your running the truck straight form the kit or using HB’s up graded front shock tower, this body is a drop fit that works for both the nitro and electric versions. LFR has included better front shock tower clearance for less wear and better flex. The Strife body has straight clean lines giving it an aggressive look while keeping traditional truck styling. Whether your having fun with friends or hitting the track for some serious laps, the Strife truck body is made from durable polycarbonate to bring loner lasting looks to your body and paint schemes. Each Strife body comes in clear, ready for paint. Window masks, front grill, headlight and LFR sticker’s provided. Available now.

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AVID B74/B6.1 black shock standoffs & black hexes

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AVID RC have introduced new black shock standoffs for the Team Associated B74 and new black hexes for the Team Associated B74 and B6.1 lineup of vehicles. First up are the popular shock standoffs in a 10mm version for the B74. They include replaceable Delrin bushings and threaded all the way through to keep them from bending as easily. Next up are the black hexes in 5mm. They include the ever popular 2-56” screw that is a larger thread with a 2mm head to prevent stripping. It is suggested to use AVID’s 12mm carbon track width spacers so you only need to own one set of hexes instead of the 5mm, 6mm, and 7mm sets.

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Felipe Martinez doubles at Ensenada Series Rd6

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The sixth round of the Ensenada Series was held at the Las Palmas R/C Race track in Ensenada, Mexico. Felipe Martinez (TLR/Alpha Engines/AKA) was the kid to beat. he won both the Buggy and Truggy classes. In the 25-minute Nitro Buggy final, F.Martinez took the win by 2 laps from Juan Pablo Preciado in second and Ruben Mosqueda Jr in third. F.Martinez brought home the win in the 20-minute Nitro Truggy final some three laps in front of Rafael Villa and R.Mosqueda Jr in second and third respectively.

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6MIK CRF Optima ‘Booster’ rear cover

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6MIK have introduced the new Optima ‘Booster’ rear cover for Team Orion Racing, Performa Racing and Optima CRF engines. The rear crankcase cover features two internal channels increasing engine efficiency by feeding optimally the ports. In addition, thanks to a mixture less impacted by the movement of the conrod, the CRF engine offers an improved idle stability, fuel mileage and overall engine performance.