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    The RX8 gets new rear sway bars

    September 8, 2014 - 17:29 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    Last week XRAY released their new option front sway bars for the RX8 platform. This week they have released the option rear sway bars to accompany them! Like the fronts, these are manufactured from special spring steel material, and black in color. The sway bar is mounted to the bulkheads from outside for quick and easy changes and adjustment. The roll bar turns in ball-bearings for maximum precision and freedom of movement. Sway bar height is adjustable via a single screw. The thickness of each sway bar is laser-engraved for easy identification.

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    Serpent double at BRCA in Yorkshire

    September 8, 2014 - 16:51 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    BRCA NAts

    Last weekend the Halifax Track in Yorkshire hosted the sixth round of the BRCA 1/10th IC Championship. The Saturday free practice started out damp but quickly dried allowing fast laps to be set. Mark Green led the way in the 200mm class with his Serpent 748 Natrix ahead of the European Junior Champion, Alex Thurston, with his Serpent 747. Joe Kerry was very close behind, running his Serpent 748 Natrix for the first time. In the Sports GT class, again Glyn Beal was setting the pace with his new Serpent 748 Natrix with Peter Hellawell and Paul Bellinger his closest competitors with their Serpent cars. Read more…

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    Tekin releases ESC Light Code Guide

    September 5, 2014 - 21:09 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    Tekin Light Guide

    When you don’t feel good, you simply say to your doctor what isn’t working properly. When your ESC doesn’t feel good, it flashes lights. So many lights in so many combinations, that you are often tempted to put it up for adoption. Tekin has put together a very useful guide to the Tekin ESC lights, what they mean, and how you can respond to your ESC’s feelings.

    CLICK HERE to see what your baby is trying to tell you!

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    MCD reveals the XS-5 sports car

    September 5, 2014 - 18:00 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    MCD Racing has revealed the new XS-5 super sports car, which we were teased with last week. This monster is based off of the 5 Series MCD 4wd chassis, and emphasizes on style. The XS-5 will be available in FT(Factory Team) and Competition versions, and will be equipped with option parts such as a rear diffuser, rear wing, side wings, front bumper, new 160mm (6.3 inch) super-grip low profile onroad tires, and new 17 spoke high performance rims. The new Rossa HS onroad tires will be available in two different compounds; white and blue spot. The XS-5 is set to hit stores mid-October, 2014. Read more…

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    Collari wins Novarossi Trophy in Italy

    September 5, 2014 - 17:38 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    The Novarossi Trophy Onroad event headed to Fiorano, Italy this past weekend. World class drivers from all corners of the globe made their way to compete for the victories in the 1/10 Nitro Sedan and 1/8 Nitro classes. In the 1/10 Nitro class it would be an Italian final, as all 10 drivers reigned from Italy. Luca Redaelli would take a dominant win over Dario Balestri in second, and Francesco Tironi in third.  Read more…

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    Avid releases new Titanium ballstud kits

    September 5, 2014 - 17:07 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    Avid Ti Ballstuds

    When looking to lighten your vehicles without sacrificing strength, one of the best solutions is to replace some of your steel components with Titanium. Today Avid has released their Titanium Ball Studs in two popular ball sizes: 5.5mm ball for the Team Associated B5/B5M and SC104x4 and a 4.9mm ball for the Xray T4 and XB4. Avid’s Titanium Ball Studs are available in 2 packs in case you are looking for spares or in kit form to make it easy to upgrade your vehicle in one simple transaction. Read more…

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