The folks over at Asiatees Hobbies are having a Christmas Sale on all their Boom Racing aluminum upgrades. Right now you can get 20% off Boom Racing products by entering “BR020″ when checking out on Asiatees’ website. Boom Racing is known for making shocks, combo sets, scale accessories, wheels & tires, as well as bearings. To get all the details on how to get 20% off simply hit up This Link over on the official Asiatees website.
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Yokomo has just announced their latest high-end 1/10th race buggy, the YZ-2. The YZ-2 was specially designed for high-bite surfaces like damp clay, sugar treated tracks, and carpet. To help eliminate traction rolling the YZ-2 features an ultra-low center of gravity motor mount and transmission. The YZ-2 also features an innovative steering design for a more direct feel in the corners.
* New cab-forward body
* 4mm carbon fiber shock towers
* Aluminum wheel hexes
* Low friction hard anodized shock bodies
* New aluminum steering rack
* Can use multiple different styles of batteries
* Aluminum chassis
The part number is #B-YZ2, it should start shipping late this month, and you can hit up This Link for more details.
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Yokomo YZ-2 Gallery
How many spring retainers have you lost during all your years of bashing? How many springs have you lost after breaking a shock end? The crew over at Tekno RC are now making Locking Shock Ends & Spring Perch Sets to prevent any more lost shock parts. Their locking set is made to fit the Tekno EB/NB/ET/NT/SCT and uses a M3x10mm set screw to keep the shock end secured to the spring retainer.
The part number is #TKR6140, they are street priced at $12, and they are available right now. Hit up This Link for complete details over on the official Tekno website.
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The Asiatees Hobbies crew has announced that Boom Racing has Boomrang Internal Spring Aluminum Shocks for your bashing enjoyment. These are designed to give your trail/scale/crawling rig more droop, keeping it closer to the ground for a lower center of gravity. Available in 5 different colors and in three different lengths, they can improve the handling of your truck as well as adding a nice touch of bling.
The shocks are priced at $17 per pair and you can click Right Here to get more details over on Asiatee’s website.
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How many times have you been at the track and wished you could control your battery charger from your cell phone? Now you can with the SKYRC Ultimate 1000W. With the optional Wi-Fi module, the Ultimate 1000W can be controlled by both Apple and Android devices, helping to make it easy to use.
Like its name implies the Ultimate 1000W it is no slouch for power at a maximum charge rate of 40 amps. The Ultimate 1000W can charge up to 8S LiPO and can discharge at up to 8 amps. The Ultimate 1000W also has a LiHV setting, this allows you to charge the new generation of LiHV batteries up to 4.35 volts per cell.
The part number is #SK-100069, you can expect a street price around $170, and you can hit up This Link for more details.
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SKYRC Ultimate 1000W Gallery
For all you nitro burners, Graupner has released information on the new SOAR Seiki 998 nitro buggy. The 998 comes with a 3mm thick hard anodized 7075 aluminum chassis, 4mm thick shock towers, and easy access differentials. 3 aluminum clutch shoes are used to put the power to the ground, while lightweight spur and bevels gears are used to help make it fast off the line.
Length- 500 mm
Width- 310 mm
Wheelbase- 320-328 mm
Approximate weight- 3320 grams
The 998 starts shipping later this month and you can hit up This Link for more details over on Graupner’s website.
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SOAR 998 Gallery
The Dromida line-up of 18th scalers from Hobbico have really taken off in the last year, and for good reason, they are affordable and fun to drive. To help make your Dromida the best it can be, Hot Racing has released a full set of Aluminum Upgrades for the BX4.18 buggy, MT4.18 monster truck, and SC4.18 short course truck. Made from high quality aluminum, the parts are anodized in Hot Racing’s signature shade of orange. Their upgrade parts include-
* DMD1403- aluminum top late
* DMD12503- aluminum center drive shafts
* DMD62DP03- 62mm long shocks
* DMD5503- aluminum a-arms
* DMD1903- aluminum c-hubs
* DMD2103- aluminum knuckles
* DMD2203- aluminum rear hubs
These are available right now with prices ranging from $16 to $18. Click Right Here for more details over on Hot Racing’s website.
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Hot Racing Dromida Upgrade Gallery
While the Pro-Line crew might be best known for winning world championships and building uber bash machines like the PRO-MT, they also do a lot of work for charity. Pro-Line employees recently put together a bunch of gift boxes for children in need. They did it through a Samaritan’s Purse program called Operation Christmas Child, and their team topped their goal by putting together 16 boxes this year.
You can participate in the same program to give a child an extra special Christmas, all you have to do is hit up This Link for all the details.
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The guys over at Carisma wanted us to let you know they are having a sale on their GT10DT. We reviewed the GT10DT about a year ago and it proved that it could take some serious bashing. It comes with brushless power, 4 wheel drive, and is waterproof for bashing on those rainy (or snowy!!) days. If you are looking for a smaller scale bash machine at a good price, hit up This Link over on the official Carisma Facebook Page to find out more details.
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Thanksgiving is all about family, food, and big sales. If you are looking to save some cash on rc parts and hop-ups, the folks over at Asiatees Hobbies are having a Big Thanksgiving Sale. They have special pricing on over 4000 different items and they are also offering free worldwide shipping on all orders over $75. Hit up This Link to get more details.
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You don’t see a whole lot of Mercedes bodies on the market, but for all you Benz lovers you can get a GLK350 from the folks over at Matrixline RC. They have a pre-painted GLK350 body that is available in black or in grey, fits 195mm touring cars, and is highly detailed for a great scale look. The body and wing is molded from .035″ polycarbonate while ABS is used for the rear view mirrors.
The part number is #PC201308R-1A, they are available right now, and you can get more details over on the official Matrixline Website.
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Matrixline Mercedes Gallery
Some people like foam on the wheel of their transmitter, while others like soft rubber (and everyone just plain hates hard plastic). For you rubber fans, Reptile Wheel Grips is having a sale! For a limited time you can get one of their very cool looking grips for the low price of $8.99. Click Right Here to get more information and to see all the different styles that are available.
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Shipping soon is the ER-14 1/10th scale 4wd buggy from Intech Racing. The ER-14 is loaded with carbon fiber goodness, big bore shocks, and even has a center diff. Like some of the other buggies on the market, it can run normal saddle packs or a single shorty LiPO. More details are coming soon on this one, until then you can hit up This Link for a few more pictures over on the official Intech website.
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Intech ER-14 Buggy Gallery