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    Mugen Challenge returns to K&B III

    July 22, 2014 - 17:01 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    Mugen challenge 2013 layout

    K&B III The Outback facility in Kingsville, Ohio is getting set to host the 4th annual Mugen Challenge. This three day event features a Joey Christensen built layout, product giveaways, racer social with live band, free t-shirts for first 100 entries, and to top it off this is a charity event benefiting the local Lions Club. Last years event brought racers from 19 countries and 2 different countries!  Read more…

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    Rudy Rico double at JBRL Rd. 6

    July 16, 2014 - 22:12 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    Rico wins

    The 6th round of the 2014 JBRL Electric Series took place at Pegasus Hobbies Raceway in Montclair, California on July 12th.  Over 180 total entries signaled that good competition was in attendance.  The track was tight, and traction was crazy.  Qualifying went pretty well for Tekno team drivers Rudy Rico and Carlos Arredondo, but neither managed a TQ this round, HOWEVER, it’s the mains that count, and that’s where they shined.  Rudy went on to take the win in Pro4 AND E-Buggy with Carlos finishing up second. Read more…

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    Wheeler wheels to P-L Champs win

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

    Wheeler

    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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    Integy bulletproofs Slash 4×4 drivetrain

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

    axles

    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

    updated crushers

    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.

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    Drop it like its hot SCT410 motor mount

    July 15, 2014 - 19:54 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    motor mount

    Tekno RC has just released their new LCG lightened motor mount insert. The LCG lightened motor mount insert will lower the motor of your SCT410 by 5mm! It is compatible with all Pro4 motors (any standard 36mm diameter motor). Lowering one of the heaviest parts of the vehicle by 5mm will have a noticeable effect on handling, resulting in faster cornering and less mistakes due to traction rolling. The part is CNC machined out of 7075 aluminum, then gun metal anodized for wear. Read more…

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