Team Orion has announced a new 550 sized VST2 4 Turn Brushless Motor for short course trucks. This 2 pole motor is rated at 5100kV and is stated to put out 950 watts of power. Efficiency is stated to be 92% and it comes with a 5mm output shaft. Dual sensor ports make for an easier install, while vents in the can help it to stay cool. Its part number is #ORI28296 and you can get complete details by Clicking Over to the official Team Orion website.
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Are you one of those hardcore bashers that have converted your Traxxas Stampede 4×4 over to 17mm hexes? If so you can rejoice, Pro-Line is now making their very trick F-11 wheels with a 17mm hex. These are priced at just $11 per pair, have a part number of #2755-03, and you can click Right Here for full details over on Pro-Line’s website.
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Pro-Line 2.8 17mm Hex Wheels
RC4WD is bring’n the scale realism to short course trucks with their new Mickey Thompson Baja MTZ Tires. Officially licensed by Mickey Thompson, these should help you have the most scale realistic SCT truck at your local bash spot. Designed to fit popular 2.2″/3.0″ SCT wheels, they are molded in RC4WD’s super soft/sticky X2SS rubber compound. Pricing is $24 per pair and they have a part number of Z-T0127. To get more details just head on over to RC4WD’s Official Website.
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RC4WD MTZ SC Tire Gallery
For sand, mud, snow, or hydroplaning, Pro-Line Sand Paw tires are the best on the market for getting traction. Now Pro-Line is offering their Traxxas 2.8″ sized Sand Paws pre-mounted. This not only saves you the trouble of gluing up a set of tires, but also gets you bashing in the fastest time possible.
The 2.8 Sand Paws come on black Pro-Line F-11 wheels and come in two different offsets. #1186-14 is the part number for Nitro Stampede rear, JATO & Nitro Rustler rear, 2wd electric Pede & Rusty front, and Pede 4×4 front and rear. #1186-15 fits electric 2wd Stampede & Rustler rear. Both are priced at $36 per pair and you can get more details at This Link over on Pro-Line’s website.
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Pre-Mounted Sand Paw 2.8
Ever spend hours grinding all the ribs/knobbies off a set of tires with a Dremel tool? At certain tracks that is the “hot set-up” for maximum traction. The crew over at JConcepts has now taken all the mess and wasted time out of the equation by announcing their new Smoothie tires. Smoothies are designed to fit 1/10th scale buggies running 2.4″ wheels and come in tacky Gold compound. The part number for the rears is #3109-05, the fronts are #3110-05, and they are both priced at $21 per pair. Hit up This Link for more details.
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Pro-Line has announced a bunch of new accessories to show the world you are into rc.
First up is their old school Legacy Trucker Snapback Hat. The Snapback is one size fits most and is priced at $16.
To clean up that messy pit area of yours, PL also has new Micro Fiber Pit Towels. These high-end towels come in pairs and are priced at $5.
Did you know Pro-Line has won 12 world championships? If not, you do now, and Pro-Line has a cool looking Blue World Championship T-Shirt to commemorate the fact. Sizes range from small to XXL with a price of $16
Last up are a bunch of trick new Pro-Line Decals. These should look great on your rc truck or your full size ride. Prices range around $5.
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Pro-Line Gear Gallery
Back in the day, I spent many hours throwing down laps with a Yokomo Super Dog Fighter. It sure could bust out some fast laps in those glory years for Yokomo here in America. While Yokomo might not be the powerhouse it once was, they are still big in Asia and you can still get their products here in the states.
Yokomo recently announced their latest 1/10th 2wd buggy, the B-MAX2 MR Version 3. It comes with a tough aluminum chassis and can do both mid-motor and rear motor configurations. Other highlights from the V3 include a new rear suspension mount, new bottom shock caps, and a new cab-forward style body. It has a part number of #B-MAX2MR3 and you can hit up This Link for more details.
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Yokomo B-Max2 MR V3 Gallery
The touring car world continues to push the envelope on trick designs. The latest comes from ARC with their R10 ATS 1/10 touring car. The ATS stands for active toe system. This is a type of rear suspension that changes toe as the suspension compresses, leading to more on-power steering when coming out of a corner.
The ATS system isn’t the only cool thing on the new car, it comes loaded with carbon fiber, trick front CVDs, and pretty much every other feature you are looking for in a high-end touring car. It has a part number of #R100009 and you can find full details at This Link over on ARC’s website.
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Pro-Line’s Blockade tires are some of the most race winning tires in recent history. They have dominated everywhere from local tracks to world championships. Now they are available in a 3.8″ size to give serious traction to your monster truck.
Blockades give great forward bite with predictable side bite in the corners. The Traxxas style 3.8″ version comes with rows and rows of large pins to get maximum traction on grass, dirt, and dusty surfaces. They are street priced at $35 per pair and they have a part number of #10109-00. Full details can be found over on the official Pro-Line Website.
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Pro-Line 3.8 Blockade Gallery
Just like in the full scale world, the single most effective upgrade you can make to your basher is better tires. The new fully licensed Interco TSL SX Super Swampers from Pro-Line promise more grip with a great scale authentic look. These are designed to fit the popular Traxxas 2.8″ wheel size and come with the new high-zoot closed cell Pro-Line inserts. The Super Swampers are said to give slightly more side-bite than PL Trenchers, with similar amounts of forward bite. Pricing is $21 per pair and they have a part number of #10110-00. Check out This Link for more details.
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Pro-Line Super Swamper 2.8 Gallery
What is the single trickest upgrade you can put on your car? Oh ya, a carbon fiber chassis! Now you Team Durango DEX210v2 owners can do just that thanks to Exotek. Made from 2.5mm carbon fiber, it is ultra light (35 grams lighter) and flexes slightly than the stock aluminum unit to provide more grip. Best of all? It just looks SIK. The Exotek chassis will set you back $79 and it has a part number of #1459. Get full details over on the official Exotek Website.
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Fully licensed by Volkswagen, the new Baja Bug Clear Body from Pro-Line will truly set your Axial Yeti apart. The Baja Bug is a perfect fit for the Axial Yeti and comes with window masks, a decal sheet, and over-spray protection. Street pricing is $37 and the part number is #3238-02. To be the fist person on your block to get one, simply hit the pre-order button at This Link over on Pro-Line’s website.
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PL VW Baja Bug Gallery
While 10th scale pan cars don’t make good outdoor bashers, they sure can be fun indoors on carpet. What is the latest pan car to hit the market? The Lightning10 from VBC Racing.
The tenth scale Lightning10 is perfect for the popular World GT class held here in the states. The Lightning10 was designed with versatility in mind. For example, it comes with two different servo mounts, one for regular size and one for a smaller 12th scale style servo. Its chassis also makes it easy to change weight bias when using a shorty style LiPo battery. Some of its other features include-
* 2.5mm carbon fiber chassis
* Adjustable bumper to fit a wide variety of bodies
* Adjustable wheelbase
* 7075 aluminum bulkhead, caster blocks, steering knuckles, motor mount, rear axle mount & chassis brace mount
* Slop free composite materials
Street price is $299 and they should start shipping in early November. Complete details can be found over on the official VBC Racing website.
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VBC Lightning10 Gallery