Team Associated has announced new drift tires for their Apex Touring Car. The new Associated pre-mounted drift tires also fit on any touring car with a standard 12mm hex. If your big thing is going slide-ways these should be worth a look.
Part number for just the tires is #31445, while the part number for the pre-mounts is #31440. Both are available right now with a street price of $22 for the pre-mounts and $12 for just the tires. Hit up THIS LINK for more information on the Associated website.
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Team Associated Drift Tires Gallery
The crew over at Reedy have a new Lipo battery ready to power your 8th scale buggy or truggy. The latest Reedy Lipo is 4S (14.8 volts) and rated for 4600 mah of capacity to provide long run-times. The new Reedy is stated to handle 55C worth of continuous discharge and be capable of a 2C charge rate (9.2 amps). 5mm bullets are used to connect the wiring to the pack.
Part number for the Reedy 4S 4600 55C is #311 (cool band btw), they should start hitting hobby shops in late June, and they have a street price of $170. Check out THIS LINK for more information over on the official Team Associated website.
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Associated has just announced their new line-up of XP Digital Servo’s. The new XP servo’s come with O-rings to help them be water-resistant, they also come with metal gears for durability (on MG models). In all there are 5 different models ranging in torque from 52 to 138 oz/inch. Speed on all the new digital XP servo’s is .15 (all ratings at 6 volts).
Prices range from $25-$50 and they are expected out later this month. THIS is the link you want for more information over on the Associated website.
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One of the longest proven buggy platforms on the market is the legendary RC10B4. The newest version of the B4 is the RC10B4.2 Race Spec. This is a brushless RTR buggy that includes several upgrades over previous versions, and comes with waterproofing to appeal to bashers. The RC10B4.2 RS is low to the ground for great corner speed and there are tons of aftermarket already on the market that will bolt right up.
Some of the features on the RC10B4.2 Race Spec include- digital metal gear steering servo, 3300kv brushless motor, 2.4 GHz radio system, and water resistant speed control and receiver box. The part number for B4.2 RS is #9042 and the street price is $249. Hit up THIS LINK for more details and information.
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Associated RC10B4.2 RS Gallery
The Associated T4 platform lives on, the latest version being the T4.2RS Brushless RTR. The T4.2RS has received some updates like an Associated XP 2.4GHz radio, an XP digital metal gear servo, and waterproof components such as the speed controller and receiver box. With big power from a 3300kv motor the T4.2RS should be a nice bash machine.
The new part number is #7039 and the street price is $260. Hit up THIS LINK to view more specifications over on the Team Associated website.
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Associated T4.2RS Gallery
The new Silencer body for the Associated RC8.2 was designed for optimal performance on high speed tracks. A narrow cockpit area gives better access to the fuel tank and helps airflow back to the engine head. Dual channeling rear air escape and overall low profile also aid in handling.
Part number on the JConcepts Silencer for the Associated RC8.2 is #0256 and it has a street price of $31.
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Associated’s new basher line, the Qualifier Series, keeps getting bigger. The latest vehicle to be announced is the Rival Mini Monster RTR.
The Rival Mini Monster comes with a 2.4 Ghz radio system, four oil filled shocks, 370 brushed motor, and 6 cell Ni-MH battery pack. It’s an RTR, so it is ready to drive right out of the box, and its part number is #20111. June is the expected release date, and you can get more information at THIS LINK on the Associated website.
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Associated Rival Mini Monster Gallery
The latest member of the Qualifier Series from Team Associated is the Apex Mini Touring RTR. The Apex Mini is based off the older RC18 series and comes in two different color schemes. Some of the primary features include-
* 18th scale 4wd
* 2.4 GHz radio system
* Brushed 370 sized motor
* 6 cell Ni-MH battery and charger
Part number for the Apex Mini is #20119, street pricing should be around $140, and it should hit dealer shelves in early May. Hit up THIS LINK for more information on the Apex Mini Touring Car.
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Associated APEX Mini TC Gallery
It’s spring, time to bust those nitro burners back out again and Associated has announced their new RC8.2 Race-Spec RTR buggy. It’s an 8th scale off-roader that should not only be great at the track, but also great fun at your local bash area.
There are a host of upgrades to the new 8.2 version, and it comes with all the features you are looking for in an 8th scale RTR buggy. The newest Associated comes standard with a 2.4 GHz radio system, a .21 pull start engine, big bore shocks, 3mm towers, and a tuned pipe. The part number is #80909, street price is $499, and they should be available next month.
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Associated RC8.2 RS Gallery
JConcepts now gives all you Associated SC10B drivers a choice with the release of their new Escape body. The Escape body has lots of high performance features- narrow design, a reversed hood scoop, raised numbers plates, and rear fender skirts help it perform as good as it looks.
The part number on the new JConcepts body is #0257 and they have a street price of $30. Hit up THIS link for more information over on the JConcepts blog.
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A brand spanking new from Team Associated? Yes indeed, all you long time Associated fans can rejoice, they’ve heard your call for an uber basher and here it is- the 8th scale Qualifier Series Rival Monster Truck.
Some of the highlights include-
* 8 big oil filled shocks
* 3 sealed gear diffs
* Large monster truck tires
* 17mm hexes on wheels
* 4 wheel shaft drive
* 2000kv Reedy Brushless motor
* Comes with two 7 cell Ni-MH packs
* Metal roll bar
* Wheelbase- 15.51″
* Width- 17.72″
* Weight- 13.21 lbs
* Part #20510
Expect a late April release date and a street price of right around $550. Hit up THIS link for more information over on the Associated website.
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Associated Rival Monster Truck Gallery
The latest truck from Team Associated is the SC10.2 Factory Team kit. This is their 2wd short course truck that was originally based off the T4 platform. Now, in the SC10.2 FT version, there are refinements from front to rear. The biggest changes include new Big Bore 12mm shocks, gull wing front a-arms, and Associated’s VTS Slipper Clutch.
Part number for the new SC10.2 FT is #7038, street price is expected to be right around $300, and they have a release date of April. Hit up the official Associated Website for more information.
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Associated SC10.2 FT Gallery
JConcepts has introduced new Titanium Turnbuckles for the Associated line-up of 10th scaled racers. The new Fin turnbuckles are lightweight, ultra-strong, and look very trick.
* Original JConcepts design and “Fin” styling
* High-grade, machined titanium material
* Standardized 3mm thread base
* Left and right hand threads with conveniently marked left
* Aesthetic jewelry
* Part #2225- 6 piece B4 set, retail $40
* Part #2226- 6 piece T4/SC10 set, retail $44
* Part #2227- 6 piece B44 set, retail $40
* Part #2234- JConcepts Turnbuckle Wrench, retail $7
Hit up the official JConcepts Website for more information on these and all their other products.
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JConcepts Titanium Turnbuckle and Wrench Gallery