March 31, 2023

Carten T410 Rally Kit

Carten RC has released details of their upcoming T410 Rally Kit.  Based on their plastic chassis 1:10 190mm T410 kit, the Rally kit is intended for more intense driving.  The bathtub chassis with a cover that improve dustproofing effect.  Aluminum chassis plates front and rear make more durability on rougher terrain.  The front 7 degree kick back design make car more stable when running on bumpy track conditions.  The kit includes aluminium C hubs, full CVDs and aluminium 67mm front and 77mm rear shocks.

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March 30, 2023

MonacoRC Fast Wireless Charger 15W

New from MonacoRC is this Fast Wireless Charger 15W.  After the great success of the first MonacoRC wireless charger, the new Fast Wireless Charger 15W has arrived and is completely redesigned, both in its design and technical specifications.  It features a circular shape with the MonacoRC World Champion Team logo/crest and intelligent charging that goes up to 15W.  Ideal for race fields where radio batteries need frequent charging, the Fast Wireless Charger can also accompany you in your daily life, giving your day a racing spirit.

Source: Monaco RC [monacorc.com]


March 30, 2023

WRC Racing GT4 Alu One Piece Diff Bulkhead Blocks

WRC Racing has released these new Aluminium One Piece Diff Bulkhead Blocks for its GT4 1:8 GT chassis.  Made from 7075 T6 Aluminium with a black anodised finish, the bulkheads come in a front and rear option for the nitro powered GT4 while the front block is used at either end of the electric variant of the Italian manufacturers GT offering.

Source: WRC Racing [wrc-racing.com]


March 30, 2023

MIBO Electric Screwdriver

MIBO has added this Electric Screwdriver to its range of products as a handy tool to make assembling and disassembling RC car components quick and easy.  It is compact and lightweight, which combined with a non-slip rubber grip results in really effortless handling.  Forward and reverse buttons control a powerful electric motor, that provides consistent torque to drive screws into any material, including hard plastic, with precision and speed.  Powerful neutral brake lets you tighten the screws manually to adjust the torque by feel, rather than by digital torque control. This also helps you loosen any stubborn screw, that needs a lot of force to come out.  3.6V 900mAh Li-Ion battery allows for extended use without the need for battery replacement. Its capacity is enough for many hours of common work, then it can be charged via included micro USB cable within 60 minutes.  The screwdriver has a 6.35mm quick-release chuck, compatible with all kinds of bits that are suitable for different types of screws used in RC cars and elsewhere.  The supplied MIBO tips are made of hard steel with a titanium coating with 1.5mm, 2.0mm, 5.5mm and 7.0mm bits available.  The screwdriver body also contains a small LED worklight, that helps the visibility in tight spots.

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March 30, 2023

ReveD Fluorescent Yellow DP-5 wheel

RC Drift specialists ReveD are to offer their popular DP5 competition wheel in fluorescent yellow.  Maintaining the maximum performance of this lightweight, 11g approx. each, and high traction realised by optimising the material, design, and dimensions of each  part, the new fluorescent color also gives it a sporty feel. There are two types of offsets, 6mm and 8mm, and the adoption of a large inner diameter and thin rim that avoids interference with the suspension.  The new colour option will start shipping at the end of April.

Source: Rêve D [teamreved.com]


March 29, 2023

2023 Portugal Touring Series (PTS) – Announcement

The Portugal Touring Series has announced its schedule for 2023 with the popular Lisbon based series being made up of three rounds.  Taking place on the 2008 1:10 200mm IFMAR World Championship hosting Monsanto track, the home track of a certain Bruno Coelho, the series kicks off on April 23th with Round 2 scheduled for May 21st.  Organised by CRB-Clube Rádio Modelismo de Benfica, each round caters for Touring Car and Formula with the addition of a Carten M Cup for 2023.  The PTS will conclude on July 23rd and with Lisbon the home to both Coelho and Alexander Hagberg don’t be surprised to see either of these World Champions turn up at a round.

Source: PTS [Facebook]


March 29, 2023

Hong Nor Alu Nickel Coated GT Clutch Bell

Coming from Hong Nor is this Aluminium Nickel Coated X3GT-61I Adjustable Clutch Bell intended for 1:8 GT use.  The light weight 2-speed clutch bell is made of 7075 aluminium alloy material allowing for engines to run more efficiently with lower operating temperature.

Source: Hong Nor [hongnor-racing.com]


March 29, 2023

MIBO Drift King LiPo

New from MIBO is this RC drifting specific lipo battery, the Drift King Shorty HV LiPo.  This is high-performance battery is designed for use in remote control cars but in particular for drifting.  With a capacity of 4000mAh, this battery provides a long run time and can handle high discharge rates of up to 130C continuous and 260C burst.  The 7.6V voltage rating allows for efficient power transfer to the motor, while the 2S configuration is a standard for most electronic setups and provides a good balance between power and weight.  The HV (high voltage) designation means that this battery can be charged up to 4.35V per cell, which results in increased power output and speed.  The shorty form factor and low thickness of this battery are ideal for fitting into most current competition chassis and optimising weight distribution for better handling and maneuverability.

Source: MIBO [mibosport.com]