Team Associated has released a CT4.2 Mid Motor Conversion Kit for the RC10T4.2. The kit is designed specifically for very high-traction surfaces. The Centro CT4.2 Mid Motor conversion for the T4.2 features a hard aluminum one-piece chassis, and molded gearbox and bulkhead assembly that positions the motor in front of the rear wheel centerline, creating a centralized weight balance.
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The new Pro-Line 1:8 Trifecta Lexan Wing brings a huge amount of weight savings to the highest part of your buggy and massively lowers your cars center of gravity. This results in faster corner speeds and reduces the chance of traction rolling when faced with high-bite track conditions.
The new Clear Lexan Wing is in stores now and can be found using Pro-Line Part# 6252-00. MSRP $21.21
RPM has released a Servo-Saver Eliminator Bellcrank for the ECX Boost, 2wd Circuit, 2wd Ruckus or 2wd Torment. The new Bellcrank which is molded from their trademarked blend of engineering grade nylons, is designed to cut down on the wandering tendencies, the steering slop and the centering problems, that are bound to come up over time in a stock system.
Get complete details at Servo-Saver Eliminator Bellcrank for the ECX Boost, 2wd Ruckus, 2wd Circuit & 2wd Torment.
It should be in stores soon and it can found using Part #73492. MSRP is $11.95
The ECX name is really making great progress in the RC world. I am starting to see them at the RC Park more and more. Quality aftermarket products are being released constantly and overall users seem very happy with whatever ECX model they get.
Integy rolls out a complete Billet Machined Suspension Kit for the Team Associated SC10.2 Short Course truck. Parts included in the kit are front alloy and rear lower suspension arms, carbon fiber and alloy front and rear shock towers, alloy front and rear hubs, alloy front c-carriers, and front and rear adjustable turnbuckles. The kit is available in Blue Part# C25644BLUE, Gunmetal Part# C25644GUN and Silver C25644SILVER. MSRP is $149.99. The kits should be in stores soon.
Kyosho has released details of a new wing stay. This is the wing stay run at the 2014 IFMAR 1/8 Worlds. It features a new lower mounting position than the original wing mount. It should be available in late November. No details on price, but it will be part# IFW460
Castle Creations has upgraded their famed 2028 Motor for 1/5 scale vehicles.
Some of the updates include:
- The new 800Kv rating will make the setup faster.
- Rated at a higher RPM (45,000) due to improved manufacturing processes.
- Capable of operating on 12S.
- Revised stator and magnet shapes provide lower cogging torque for improved starting performance.
The end result is an “enhanced” Castle 2028 that now carries an 800Kv rating. These “go big” motors can easily run in the 10 horsepower range.
This motor will pair nicely with the Mamba XL2 ESC.
To get the complete details, check out Castle Creations 2028 Extreme
Associated have released the Reedy Blackbox 410R ESC.
The long-anticipated and highly developed Reedy Blackbox 410R ESC is now available to racers worldwide. Extensive track testing by Reedy’s engineers and racing team has resulted in a high performance, high quality, and reliable ESC suitable for all levels of competition. A focus on excellent throttle and brake feel, precision adjustability, and robust hardware make the Blackbox 410R suitable for a wide range of racing applications.
- CNC-machined black aluminum case with integrated heat sink
- Fully adjustable brake, throttle, power, and safety functions
- Eight pre-programmed, customizable* profiles
- Blinky mode with ROAR-approved software
- Precision throttle and brake control
- Speed sensitive drag brake function
- Ultra-low resistance FET board
- 12-gauge power wires
- Heavy-duty external capacitor board
- Built-in voltage booster for 1S applications
- RPM data logging*
- Firmware updateable*
The ESC can be purchased separately or with a programing box.
Check out Reedy Blackbox 410R ESC for complete details or check out Blackbox 410R 1S-2S Competition ESC w/PROgrammer for details on the pair.