Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades
Here are our accessory and hop-up picks for today’s popular vehicles that can boost performance, durability and/or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.
TYPE: 1/10-scale 2WD electric RTR buggy
PRICE: $339.99 (item no. 9050)
HOP-UP: Team Associated 12mm shock kits, front and rear
PRICE: $41.99 each (front – 91315 / rear -91317) These are Team Associated’s 12mm “Big Bore” shocks which are CNC machined, hard anodized aluminum shock bodies, black aluminum caps fitted with bleeder screw, threaded preload collars and Titanium Nitride shocks shafts. They were developed and tested in the racing arena and will provide a smooth and consistent feel perfect for 1/10- scale vehicles like the SC10B. The springs are sold separately.
HOP-UP: ST Racing Concepts machined aluminum heatsink motor plate
PRICE: $13.99 (STC1770R) A good compliment to the upgraded Tekin brushless motor is an upgraded machined aluminum heatsink motor plate to bolt it on to. STRC offers them in four different colors which will help dress up the chassis not to mention help dissipate the heat generated by the more powerful motor. Keeping things cooler will help maintain high performance and the longevity of the electronics.
HOP-UP: Tekin RSX speed control and Tekin PRO2 motor
PRICE: RSX $219.99 (TT1158) PRO2 $149.97 (TT2505) Efficiently deliver more power with a quality brushless motor system like this combo from Tekin. This combo is perfect for 1/10-scale short course vehicles like the SC10B and is optimized for running with 2S battery packs. The fully programmable RSX speed control is built to be tough and will easily handle the demands of racing or bashing.
AKA Products, raceaka.com, (951) 677-2500
Schelle Racing Innovations, schelleracing.com, (744) 444-2906 SSD, ssdrc.com
Team Associated, teamassociated.com, (949) 544-7500
Tekin, teamtekin.com, (208) 634-5559