1/8 Offroad News

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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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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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.

Flashpoint R/C 2 in 1 starter box mounts

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Flash Point R/C have introduced new 2 in1 starter box mounts for the Mugen MBX8 and MBX8T. Made from high quality aluminium, the front mounts are locked mounts while the rear mounts allow some quick adjust by turning 180 degrees in order to easily fit a buggy and a truggy on the same starter box. The use of aluminium also offers greater stiffness, making it an great option even if you only use a MBX8 or a MBX8T.

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RC4Speed Fuel Gun to Fuel Stick conversion V3 kit

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RC4Speed’s have introduced the third version of their popular Fuel Gun to Fuel Stick conversion kit. The new version allows to convert an old fuel gun to a fuel stick in only 2 minutes. Suitable for both right-handed and left-handed use, the gun makes it easy to refuel even when the pit lane wall is high and its not a problem which direction the car is in the pitlane to refuel. It can be used on 1/8 nitro off-road and 1/10 nitro on-road cars and the kit comes with all needed to do the conversion and it will fit with the most common fuel guns in the market like the ProTek R/C, VP Pro, SWORKz, Team Durango, Jammin YT-0036, Fastrax, Brilliant RC and Novarossi 37001.

Hong Nor X3 13 & 14 vented clutch bells

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Hong Nor have introduced new 13T and 14T clutch bells for the Sabre X3. The clutch bells are made of high-quality steel and feature a special vented design ensuring lower temperatures for a longer life of both bell and clutch shoes. The vented clutch bells come with two 5x10x4mm.

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