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    The Hobby-Pro offroad storm continues

    July 15, 2014 - 21:37 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments


    Hobby-Pro USA has been taking the offroad scene by storm over the past year in America, and the storm continued this past weekend. New team driver, Nathan Chase, drove his way to the overall TQ and victory in the 17.5 Stadium Truck Class at the highly competitive Pro-Line Indoor Champs at W3 Raceway. While Chase was busy winning in Arizona, H-P team manager, Andrew Smolnik, was busy winning in SoCal taking the JBRL Series Pro Mod Truck win at Pegasus Hobbies.

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    So far so good for the growing lineup of Hobby-Pro USA vehicles and drivers, and we expect to see more good things to come in the near future!

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    Wheeler wheels to P-L Champs win

    July 15, 2014 - 21:24 by Mike Garrison Comments Off


    The 2nd Annual Pro-Line Indoor Champs held at Warehouse 3 Raceway in Phoenix, Arizona wrapped over this past weekend. Tekin factory driver, Chris Wheeler, was in attendance showcasing his latest Tekin RSX Gen2 powered TLR ride. Chris would put his Tekin powered TLR 22 SCT 2.0 on the P1 position taking rounds 2 and 3 in qualifying. Using the Tekin RSX and 7.5 Redline Gen2 motor for power Wheeler would start from the 1 spot on the grid and would lead wire to wire in the 10 minute A-main to take the TQ and win for the 2nd year in a row.

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    XRAY worships holey new shock caps

    July 15, 2014 - 20:51 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    XRAY has just released their new CNC-machined 1-piece aluminum shock cap for XB8, made from premium lightweight 7075 T6 aluminum. The new shock cap features a small vent hole that makes shock assembly very predictable and easy, allowing excess shock oil to easily escape. Machined interior ridges ensure proper placement and sealing of the super-soft silicone membrane. Black coated and sold in sets of 2.

    358054_Alu Shock Cap Nut

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    Integy bulletproofs Slash 4×4 drivetrain

    July 15, 2014 - 20:40 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments


    Add durability and a splash of color to your 1/10-scale Traxxas Slash 4×4 or Stampede 4×4 with Integy’s heavy duty Billet Machined V2XHD Steel Driveshafts. The driveshafts are made from tough steel, and feature a telescopic design with anodized alloy sleeves. Sold in pairs, the driveshafts are available in black with black, blue, green, gunmetal, orange, red, or silver sleeves.

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    Novak “Simple Tunes” the Crusher

    July 15, 2014 - 20:33 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    Novak has updated the popular Crusher ESC. With Novak’s updated Crusher’s multi-use technology, you can race your 4X4 SCT Friday night, hook up a spec motor and race “blinky” mode on Saturday, and get out the crawling rig on Sunday for a weekend of R/C nirvana!

    • New Simple-Tuner firmware for complete customization
    • 4 fully-customizable profiles (Bashing, Sport, Timing, Crawling)
    • Dynamic Timing Advance (0-35 deg in Standard Modes) for insane speed
    • Crawling mode features Novak’s Hill/Hold Brakes and Zero-Delay
    • Heavy-duty 5A BEC
    • Included cooling fan
    • Pre-wired and ready to go!

    Novak’s most versatile ESC to date is now available for only $149.99.

    Source: Novak


    VBC Racing establishes VBC USA

    July 15, 2014 - 20:26 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    VBC Racing is proud to announce the establishment of VBC Racing USA in Vancouver, Washington. Their new location will directly distribute our products to North and South America, allowing them to better support their dealers and customers throughout the region. In addition, VBC Racing USA will work directly with VBC Racing to provide design, development, and testing of VBC Racing products. VBC Racing USA is starting to ship the new Dynamics WildFire D06 to dealers, and is currently taking pre-orders for the highly anticipated FireboltDM 2wd offroad buggy.

    Visit www.vbcracingusa.com for more information, dealer application, real time inventory, online ordering, dealer list, and team setups and tips.