Are you all about the fine details? Sadly me neither, but there a lot of people in the scale community where each and every little detail makes all the difference.
RC4WD has offered Warn Manual Locking Hub Wheel Nuts in tenth scale for a long time, now they are offering them in a larger size. RC4WD’s 1/8 version uses M4 locknuts and like the previous version requires the use of a special locking tool for installation. These are CNC machined, officially licensed by Warn, and should be great for adding that final bit of scale realism to your trail machine.
The part number is #Z-S1224, they are priced at $17, and they are available right now. Head over to the Official RC4WD Website for complete details.
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An easy (and affordable) way to add some bling to your ride is by bolting on upgrade wheel nuts. The folks over at JConcepts have just announced some new lightweight, and low profile, 4mm wheel nuts. These come in two different colors, black or blue, and bolt right on 10th scale Traxxas vehicles, the Associated SC10 4×4, and the TLR 22/22t and SCTE 2.0.
The part number for blue is #2156-1, the part number for black is #2156-2, and they both are priced at $15 for a set of four. To get more information hit up This Link over on the official JConcepts website.
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Have you ever noticed the wheel nuts for your 8th scale buggy tend to “go missing” a lot at the track? They either go flying off your wheel at 30,000 rpm down the main straight (never to be found again) or one of your racing buddies like to “permanently borrow” them.
Pro-Line has some good news for you, they have just announced some very trick new Pro-Cap 17mm Wheel Nuts. The new Pro-Caps come with serrations to dig into the wheel and prevent them from coming loose. To make the look as good as they perform Pro-Line anodized the Pro-Caps blue and laser etched their logo on top.
Part number for the Pro-Caps is #6090-00 and they have a street price of $20 for a set of four. Click on over to the Pro-Line Website for more information.
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Pro-Line Racing keeps introducing more upgrade parts for the immensely popular Traxxas Slash platform. Today we’ll be taking a look at some of their newest performance parts to determine if they live up to Pro-Line’s legendary reputation and if they are worth your time and money. Come on, lets take a closer look…
If you have to wrench on a 8th scale buggy or truggy you already know the need for a good wheel nut wrench. Duratrax has introduced a new 17mm wheel nut wrench with you in mind. Some of the features are-
* Utilizes a hardened 17 mm socket that fits most 8th scaler buggies
* Ergonomic soft grip handle
* Easier to use than T-handle style wrenches
* Handy pocket-size for easy access
* Part #DTXR1177
Street price of the new Duratrax wheel nut wrench is $9 and they will be available in the next couple of weeks. Hit up the official Duratrax Website for more information.
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