1/8 Offroad News

Ethan Lefebvre sweeps ROAR Region 9 champs


The 2018 ROAR Region 9 Championship was held at Thornhill Racing Circuit in Hutto, Texas, over the weekend. Ethan Lefebvre (XRAY) would sweep the event in both Nitro Buggy and Nitro Truggy. E.Lefebvre was able to get clean starts in both nitro buggy and nitro truggy finals and lead both from start to finish. Tyler Hooks (Tekno) and Rocco Margiotta (Team Associated) rounded out the top 3 in nitro buggy while R.Margiotta and Miguel Villalobos (Mugen) came in second and third in nitro truggy.

Truggy podium here

HUDY 5ml empty oil bottle, nose, steel needle & safety lock set


HUDY have introduced a set of three empty oil bottles 5ml including plastic nose, steel needle with rubber cap and safety lock. The bottle may contain any oils and features a safety lock cover. It can be provided with a dropper or needle nozzles depending on the use you wish to make. You can choose between the plastic nose with plastic cover or the needle with a rubber cap. These bottles are easy to use and easy to storage thanks to their convenient size.

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Kyosho teases a new 1/8 nitro buggy?

See: Kyosho America

For several months Kyosho has been very active and has unveiled many kits including the RB7, ZX7, MP9 TKI4 ReadySet and Inferno MP9e Evo but nothing to delight fans who love the smell of nitro. For many years now, the famous MP9 TKI has enabled Kyosho to win several titles as the Japanese brand’s flagship model has evolved. The demand for an MP10 is not new, but so far Kyosho seemed to want to make the most of the potential of a buggy that has still managed to reach the 2018 Worlds final.

Kyosho has posted a video showing what could be the MP10 and although at the moment nothing can indicate if this is really the case, Yuichi Kanai’s signature is not insignificant. The time for change has finally come? To be continued….

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XTR Racing after run oil

See: XTR Racing

XTR Racing have introduced a new engine after-run oil. Specially developed to protect your engine against corrosion when storing engine after run, this high-quality after run oil to be used in any nitro engine. The after run oil is in yellow color and filled in perfect handy 80ml bottle.

Team Associated FT professional mini digital scale

See: Team Associated  

Team Associated have introduced new Factory Team professional mini digital scale. It is the perfect tool when it comes to weighing small parts for your RC car. It’s also perfect for filling diffs with the right amount of fluid and is accurate down to 0.01 grams.

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XRAY XB8 graphite center diff mounting plate set


XRAY have introduced a set of graphite center diff mounting plates for the XB8 series. The mounting plates are made from specially-formulated graphite composite mixture for increased strength, lower weight and provide extreme heat resistance. Two complete sets are required for mounting the center diff.

RC Cars Cavalieri 8IGHT-X carbon fibre rear shock tower

See: Rc Cars Cavalieri

RC Cars Cavalieri have introduced new carbon fibre rear shock tower for the TLR 8IGHT-X. Cut from high quality carbon fibre, the part uses the same design and link locations as the stock part but save some weight and adds more bling to the ‘X’.

Hiro Seiko M17 screen protectors

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Hiro Seiko have introduced new screen protectors for the Sanwa M17 transmitter. The material of these screen protectors was specially developed for M17 transmitter’s touch operation. Besides enhancing the original features such as anti-fingerprint and scratch-proof, Hiro Seiko have added functions like water and oil repellent. The screen protectors are available in a set of two parts.