Big Squid RC – News, Reviews, Videos, and More!

For Bashers, By Bashers!
Recent Reviews
Desktop Calendar
Big Squid RC Calendar
Like us on Facebook
Big Squid RC Channel
Big Squid RC YouTube Channel

Posts Tagged ‘tlr

STRC TLR Weight Reduction Kits
Want to shave some weight off your TLR 22 2.0 or 22-4? If so, the crew over at ST Racing Concepts have some new screw & nut weight reduction kits to put your buggy on a diet. The screws are made from titanium making them both strong and light, while aluminum nuts are used to shave even more weight.

The part number for the 22 2.0 set is #STTLR-22-2 and it is priced at $39. The set for the 22-4 is #STTLR-22-4 and it has a price of $32. Both are available right now and you can get complete details at This Link over on STRC’s website.

Click Here to read more ST Racing Concepts news on BigSquidRC.

TLR 22SCT 2.0 2WD Short Course Truck Race Kit
For all you short course truck fans, TLR has announced their new 22SCT 2.0. Of course the 2.0 version comes with a bunch of upgrades and changes to help make it faster, and easier to drive, than ever.

* Bell crank steering rack
* Generation II shocks
* Improved body
* Improved suspension geometry
* Ball diff
* Aluminum rear camber block, rear hexes, & ball stud spacers

The part number is #TLR03003, it has a street price of $339, and you can Click Right Here to head over to the official TLR website.

Get more Losi news at This Link on BigSquidRC.

JConcepts Silencer TLR 22 2.0 MM Body
The latest Silencer series body from JConcepts is designed to fit the TLR 22 2.0 mid-motored buggy. This cab-forward style body is very low-profile and designed to work well on high speed tracks. A shark fin is used on top of the cab for better high speed tracking, while the recesses behind the cab help provide better rear end stability.

* Clear polycarbonate body with over-spray protective film
* Comes with two hi-clearance wings
* Window mask and decal sheet are included

The part number is #0270, the Silencer is priced at $26, and you can get complete details at This Link over on JConcept’s website.

Click Here for a rather rustic TGIF Mystery Link.

TLR Bell Crank Steering
TLR has announced a new bellcrank steering system for their 22 series of vehicles. The new system replaces the original rail style set-up and is made to make steering less aggressive off center while helping low speed steering. The kit reduces Ackermann while also making it adjustable, and comes with ball bearings to make the stroke buttery smooth. Everything you need to make the conversion comes in the kit with no modifications required.

The bellcranks have a part number of #TLR231027, they are priced at $33, and you can Click This link to get more details.

Check out This Link for more TLR news on BigSquidRC.

Vectorworks Shock Tower TLR Losi 22-4
Vectorworks has announced new carbon fiber upgrades for the TLR/Losi 22-4 buggy. First up is a front shock tower made from 4mm carbon fiber that is easy to bolt up and features an integrated front body mount. Also new are their carbon fiber battery mounts. The battery mounts are 2.5mm thick and fit perfectly into the center mounting slots. Both were designed to handle the rigors of 4wd racing and will instantly boost the bling factor of your buggy.

The part number for the front tower is #VWL003 and it has as street price of $23. The part number for battery mounts is #VWL004 and they have a street price of $17. To get more information over on the official Vectorworks website simply Click This Link.

Click Here for more Vectorworks news on BigSquidRC.

JConcepts Silencer TLR 22-4 Body
The new JConcepts Silencer clear polycarbonate body for the TLR 22-4 has been specifically designed for high speed tracks. Featuring a low profile cab forward design, with a shark fin in the back for added stability and roof stiffness, the Silencer for the 22-4 will set your buggy apart from the crowd.

* Includes two 6.5″ wings
* Shark fin for added stability
* Comes with window mask, decal sheet & protective film
* Forward cab design with dual channeling rear escape
* Air outlets available throughout the body

The part number is #0271, it has a retail price of $26, and you can get more information at This Link over on JConcepts official blog.

Click Here for more JConcepts news right here on BigSquidRC.

TLR Losi 8IGHT-T 3.0 Truggy
The latest machine from TLR for supremacy in the truggy class is the 8IGHT-T 3.0. The 8IGHT-T series is well known for winning races and for being one of the kings of the local bash spot. Their big tires and big nitro power are just what the doctor ordered for some serious bash action. The 3.0 version includes some updates to make it better than ever.

* Improved body & wing
* 16mm shocks
* Improved suspension geometry
* Center dogbones
* Comes with a collection of option parts
* Stronger, newly designed ring & pinion gears
* Gen III radio tray

The part number is #TLR04001 and you can check out all of TLR’s fine products on their Official Website.

For more Losi news check out This Link on BigSquidRC.

Team Losi Racing Universal Driveshafts 22 buggy
The crew over at Team Losi Racing have announced a new Universal Joint Driveshaft Set for their 22 and 22 2.0 buggy. Universal driveshafts create less “bone binding” which allows for a freer rear suspension. The universal driveshafts can improve side bite and bump handling.

The part number is #TLR232006, they have a street price of $35 and you can get more information at This Link.

Click Here for more Losi news on BigSquidRC.

TLR Tuning Kit 5ive-t
TLR, also known as Team Losi Racing, has announced a Tuning Kit for the popular 5IVE-T 5th scale gas truck. The TLR tuning kit offers some popular upgrades for the 5IVE-T all in one package to save you some cash. Among the parts included in the kit are new shock bodies, shock springs, sway bars, and tie-rods.

The part number for the TLR 5IVE-T Tuning Kit is #TLR351000, it has a street price of $549, and they should start hitting hobby shops in early November.

Click Here for more Losi news on BigSquidRC.

Team Losi Racing TLR 22-4 4wd Kit
It has been a long time since Losi/TLR has announce a new 10th scale 4wd buggy, but the wait is over, the 22-4 is on the way. Along with 10th scale 2wd buggy, 4wd buggy has also been enjoying a bit of a renaissance, with the new 22-4 Team Losi Racing should be right at the front of the pack this winter. Some of its key features include-

* Hard anodized, 2.5mm thick 7075 aluminum chassis
* Sealed 3-belt drivetrain
* Forward motor mount
* Generation II hard-anodized, big bore 12mm oil shocks
* HDS Slipper Clutch
* Ball Differentials w/ Tungsten Carbide Balls
* Universal driveshafts
* Comes with two sets of wheels
* Mid-cab body and wing
* Front One-way clicker or full-time 4WD
* Aluminum Camber Blocks Front & Rear
* Full ball bearings
* Titanium Carbon Nitride hinge pins
* Aluminum Rear Toe Plates and Aluminum Spindle Carriers

The part number for the new 22-4 is #TLR03005 and it has a street price of $469. Hit up This Link for more information on the Horizon Hobby website.

Click Here for more Losi news on BigSquidRC.

TLR Losi 22 2.0 Buggy
For all you fans of 2wd buggy racing, TLR/Losi has just updated the 22 with a version 2.0. While based on the same general platform, the version 2.0 comes with a slew of updates-

* New steering rack
* New HDS slipper
* Updated diff
* TiCn coated shock shafts and hinge pins
* Aluminum front pivot
* Threaded outer hinge pins and king pins
* New front end geometry
* Aluminum rear camber block
* Velcro replaced with hard battery holder
* Generation II shocks with improved internals

The 22 2.0 has a part number of #TLR03002, it has a street price of $349, and they should hit hobby shops in late September. For more information on the TLR 22 2.0 simply click THIS LINK.

Looking for more Losi news? We have more Right Here on BigSquidRC.

Team Losi Racing TLR 8IGHT-E 3.0 Electric Buggy Race Kit
Losi has given some big updates to their 8IGHT-E race machine, now introducing their 3.0 version. Some highlights of the updates include-

* Updated chassis layout
* Servo and speed controller mounted towards front, battery and motor towards rear
* New center dog bones and outdrives
* New shock towers, hubs, and suspension mounts
* New droop screw system
* New wing and body
* New wheels

The part number for the TLR 8IGHT-E 3.0 is #TLR04002 and it has a street price of $669. Click HERE for more information.

Looking for more Losi news? Click HERE to find more right here on BigSquidRC.

FTW Phoenix Body for TLR Losi 8ight-T
Today the guys over at FTW RC announced a new clear body for the TLR 8ight-T truggy called the Phoenix. If you are looking to sport that wild “Extreme Cab Forward” look on your Losi then the Phoenix will be right down your alley.

The Phoenix is formed from .040″ polycarbonate and comes with window masks and over-spray protection. The part number for the FTW is #FTW00047 and it has a street price of $27.

Hit THIS link for more new body news right here on BigSquidRC.