Friday, 29 July 2011

1/16 Brushless Monster from Traxxas

Source: Traxxas


A quick run down on some of the specs:

  • Revo suspension technology
  •  4WD
  • Velineon® 380 brushless motor
  • Waterproof electronics
  • Torque-control™ slipper clutch
  • Sealed differentials
  • Traxxas High-Current Connector
  • Metric hex hardware
  • Rubber-sealed ball bearings

 More info Here

Thursday, 28 July 2011

HPI Events Coming Up!

Only two days. So don't miss it!

                                            Plus the 2011 Baja West Coast Nations is coming up!

For more info on these events please visit:

Source: HPI

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Tamiya strikes again!

Tamiya has just released another drift kit this year. The name given to it is the Tamiya TB-03VDS, item #84205. It has a price tag of $667. Lets take a look at what this six hundred dollar kit has to offer and what's included in the box.

  • Equipped with the TB-03's front and rear gearboxes

  • 2.5mm thick carbon fiber lower deck

  • Aluminum center F/R gearbox braces which offer superior chassis strength

  • Chassis layout is optimized for drifting and features a 2-piece propeller shaft along the center line of the chassis with the battery pack, motor and R/C radio gear positioned on either side of the car

  • 4-wheel double wishbone suspension is equipped with the short reversible suspension arms as seen on the TB-03, TA-05 Version 2 and TRF 416,417

  • TRF (Tamiya Racing Factory) Aluminum threaded shock body and Teflon piston dampers included

  • A parallel geometry steering system with left and right symmetrical steering angles offers excellent control and easier counter steering maneuvers

  • Front ball diff and rear direct coupling (spool)

  • 2-piece universal propeller shaft

  • Aluminum turnbuckle shafts

  • Front and Rear universal shafts

  • Aluminum hex wheel hubs

  • Hi-torque servo saver included

  • Steel diff joints for improved wear and durability

  • 53842 TA05 Stabilizer Set (F & R)

  • 54098 TB-03 Carbon Reinforced A Parts (Gear Case)

  • 54122 TB-03 Carbon Damper Stay (Rear)

  • 54124 TB-03D Carbon Damper Stay (Front)

  • 54137 TB-03D Aluminum Rear Upright (1)

  • 54146 TB-03 Aluminum Damper Stay Mount

  • 54064-74 TB-03 Aluminum Suspension Mounts

  • 54171-75 TA05 ver.II Separated Suspension Mounts

  •  I'm sure that many of you can agree, that with a kit like this there's no need for additional hop ups. It's simply outstanding!

    This kit also requires the following items:

    *Transmitter & Receiver
    *RC Paint

    HPI Releases Another Edition of The RS4

    There's another edition to the RS4. This time it's named as the HPI RS4 3 Evo +

     This new edition comes with a Nitro Star T3.0 engine.

    Just a rundown here of the specifications:

    Displacement: 3.01cc
    Boar: 16.8mm
    Stroke: 13.6mm
    Power: 2.2hp @ 31,000 RPM
    Maximum RPM: 32,000 RPM
    Carburettor: F2-6.5 (Composite 6.5mm

    The RS4 3 Evo + comes loaded with tons of great features:

    This is something a bit new:
    That's a 2.4GHz Transmitter and Receiver that also comes in the box!

    For more information you can view the product @