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    Avid spins free with new ‘Aura’ bearings

    August 21, 2014 - 18:58 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    Aura Bearings

    When looking for that ultimate performance out of their vehicles, die-hard racers have been prepping their cars by removing the grease from bearings and adding oil for years. 11 years ago Avid innovated the Revolution bearing seal (1 rubber seal and 1 metal shield) to offer the best performance while also providing the most protection to the elements like dust and water (it is true, tracks used to be muddy). Now they are ready to take that innovation to the next level by introducing their new Aura bearing line.

    “The bearings have no seals, high speed nylon ball retainer, SiN34 ceramic balls, tighter tolerances, and high-speed oil.”

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    Axial releases new Vanguard powerhouse

    August 21, 2014 - 18:32 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    Axial Motor

    Axial Racing has just released their new Vanguard 3150kV 4-pole brushless motor. This ‘plug and play’ monster is a powerhouse of torque and speed for any rock racing enthusiast. The long can is designed to provide massive amounts of power, especially when powered by a 3S LiPo. Whether ripping through the fields or negotiating technical terrain, this power plant has you covered!

    Source: Axial Racing


    Kyosho’s gone mad with new ‘Mad Bug’

    August 21, 2014 - 18:04 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    Mad Bug

    Kyosho has gone ‘mad’ and released their new ‘Mad Bug VE’ RTR. This Volkswagen Bug racer replica features a 4wd drivetrain, 100mm tires, aluminum oil-filled shocks, and various other all terrain inspired features. The Mad Bug is powered by a waterproof Team Orion ESC, brushless motor, and servo. This RTR is topped off with 2.4gHz radio system and stylish pre-painted body.

    Source: Kyosho America


    PSM delivers carbon SWORKz towers

    August 21, 2014 - 17:15 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    PSM Towers

    PSM has just released their latest creation, this time catering to SWORKz fans! The German option parts company have introduced their new carbon fiber front and rear shock towers for the S350 BK1 EVO buggy. The new towers feature updated suspension geometry and tuning options, lightweight design, adjustable rear body mount, updated roll-center geometry, and are precision machined from high quality 5mm carbon fiber.  Read more…

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    Ogden takes ‘Wicked’ win in Georgia

    August 21, 2014 - 17:01 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments


    The third annual Wicked Weekend took place recently in Gainesville, Georgia. This year’s event brought in just over 400 total entries! The track surface all weekend had high bite, was blue grooved, and had a light dust on top. The Pro Buggy class featured an intense battle between TLR teammates Cole Ogden and Dylan Gerard. The two drivers attacked the track, swapping positions back and forth to start off the 30-minute A-Main. Eventually the REDS powered TLR buggy of Cole Ogden would stretch out his lead and take the victory! Read more…

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    ZZracing launches lightweight screw kits

    August 21, 2014 - 16:34 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    ZZracing has just launched their new titanium and stainless steel screw kits. The kits are a combination of pure titanium and 304 stainless steel screws which are lighter, more rigid, and more aesthetically pleasing than the stock screws. The ZZracing screw kits are available for a wide range of vehicles, and will lighten your vehicle as much as 17 grams (depending on the make and model).  Read more…