September 27, 2023


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Spring 2023 Version – JConcepts Weblog

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Because the busy Summer season season kicks into full gear, now is a superb time to look again on the previous three months to see what’s new from the JConcepts crew on this Spring version of the JConcepts Product Rewind!

17mm Hex Wrench

The primary signal of Spring for JConcepts was this injection molded long snout 17mm wrench. This works for all automobiles that use 17mm wheel nuts, and because of the lengthy snout you may attain into these deep offset wheels like our Aggressor #3414 and #3423 wheels or comparable functions.

It’s additionally light-weight and the massive deal with matches comfortably into your hand as you set it to work. Beforehand this wrench was solely accessible while you bought our pre-mounted Renegades or Fling Kings 2.6″ x 3.8″ Monster Truck tires however now you may choose one up by itself.

Resealable Storage Bags

Then we re-released our Resealable Storage Bags with thrilling new graphics. These bags have been first launched within the Summer season of 2013, and now they’re again once more with a contemporary new look.

They’ve been up to date with our Velocity Laboratory design, and strategically embedded into the design are a number of entry factors so that you can add notes and private labels to maintain you much more organized.

You possibly can stuff these along with your favourite RC equipment, or fill them up along with your favourite race treads. The bag additionally options an built-in deal with on the prime, and it’ll retailer smaller 1/10 buggy and truck tires together with the bigger 1/10 brief course truck and 1/8 buggy and truggy RC tires too.

JCI Tucked 1995 Ford F-150 Clear Body

Our subsequent launch was this formally licensed 1995 Ford F-150 body that has been “tucked” for the rock crawling scene. By tucking the body this permits for extra clearance of crawling tires when articulating over the terrain, however the physique additionally retains the lifelike options of the complete scale physique like a single window cab, plus door and hood traces.

The physique is 7.5″ vast within the middle part, makes use of a wheelbase of 12.3″ and the entrance nostril is roughly 4″ vast. The rear of the physique includes a flat rear mattress to make mounting the physique less complicated, together with a rear taillight space and tailgate piece.

To get you up and working over rocks faster this physique comes clear and is already trimmed out for you. Simply use the included overspray movie and included decal sheet to create your personal customized look after which get able to rock!

JCI Tucked 1978 Chevy K10 Clear Body

We adopted that up with one other tucked physique for Chevrolet truck followers. The JCI Tucked 1978 Chevy K10 body comes clear and is formally licensed from Common Motors (GM). It’s 7.5″ vast within the center with a 12.3″ wheelbase.

Meaning it’s drop match for fashionable crawlers just like the Traxxas TRX-4 Sport, plus different rigs that meet these specs from Aspect, Axial and Vanquish. The physique is pre-trimmed and wrapped in a protecting movie so you may spray your customized paint scheme.

That will help you end off the look of your new lid, 4 totally different headlight and grille mixture decals are included to cowl an unlimited assortment of Chevrolet and GMC trim packages and appears.

1961 Corvair Lakewood 12.3″ Wheelbase Clear Body

Subsequent, we launched our anticipated 1961 Corvair Lakewood crawler body. This physique can be formally licensed to us from Chevrolet and Common Motors and is bought clear and it’s also already trimmed out for you. An overspray movie can be included together with window masks and a decal sheet.

The size of this physique match quite a lot of present automobiles due to its 12.3″ wheelbase and the middle part of the physique is 7.5″ vast. Physique options embody a spherical entrance bumper that blends into the fender work whereas permitting using many aftermarket bumpers to increase in entrance relying in your chassis of selection.

Double rear taillights are molded into the corners to separate them from the rear door and hatch, and fender flares border the physique shell and present a slight lip giving the 1961 Corvair Lakewood body a extra hard-edge punch.

2021 Ford Bronco 4-Door 12.3” Wheelbase Clear Body

For our subsequent launch we needed to leap 60 years again to the long run, and it’s positive to be successful with Ford followers. The brand new 2021 Ford Bronco 4-Door body is a transparent, pre-trimmed physique that’s formally licensed to JConcepts. It makes use of the favored 12.3″ wheelbase that makes it appropriate with the Traxxas TRX-4 Sport and car builds from Enduro, Axial, Vanquish that additionally meet these necessities.

The middle width of this new shell is 8.25″ and it’s also 9″ vast from fender to fender. The physique contains many design options like a entrance bumper with a sequence of raised and lowered sections, massive fender flares to accommodate massive 1.9” competitors model tires and the roof has extruded paneled sections to supply some construction to the roof whereas nonetheless permitting a large number of obtainable positions for mounting the physique.

It additionally comes with a protecting overspray movie, window masks and a pre-trimmed 2021 Ford Bronco decal sheet.


Front Scoop For The Tekno NB48 2.0 | EB48 2.0

Switching gears to the off-road racing market, our subsequent launch was a brand new Front Scoop for Tekno 1/8 buggies. This scoop replaces that little nostril cone piece in entrance of your car’s entrance shock and can be utilized as a tuning help.


If a driver wants extra steering for his or her setup they’ll set up this Front Scoop and unlock one other weapon of their arsenal. Every package deal contains two scoops, and it may be painted to match a driver’s paint scheme or left clear if desired.

Front Scoop For The Tekno NT48 2.0 | ET48 2.0 & Team Associated RC8T4 | RC8T4e

We additionally launched a Front Scoop for 1/8 truck racers too! Identical to the buggy version, this Front Scoop will be put in within the entrance of your truck’s entrance shock tower. Group drivers have reported working this Front Scoop revealed an elevated really feel and sensitivity within the bigger sweeping sections, and likewise helped the truck’s leaping angle within the difficult small infield components of the observe.

It matches each the electrical and nitro vans from Tekno and Group Related, and two scoops are included in every package deal so you may equip each automobiles for those who run them each, or have an additional scoop in your device field as a spare.

Chrome Front & Rear Bumper Sets For Monster Truck Bodies

We then launched 4 new bumper choices for monster truck lovers. First up is our Late 70’s F-Type Front Bumper Set. This bumper is an injection molded half with chrome plating, and it additionally contains plate model entrance bumper with a mock winch for that customized scale look.

The bumper floor has a mock diamond plate look and the winch guard has been plated too. This bumper is designed to work with a number of of our monster truck our bodies which have a flat or bumper-less entrance finish so please visit our website to confirm which physique it’s appropriate with earlier than making your buy.

We additionally launched a late 70’s and early 80’s F-Type Rear Bumper Set too. Because the title signifies, this bumper set will give your monster truck a retro wanting 1970’s and early 1980’s look to it. Each of those bumpers embody injection molded entrance and rear bumpers which can be plated in chrome, and likewise characteristic a mock diamond plated floor.

Additionally included is an injection molded backer strip which is positioned contained in the physique. This strip will assist to behave like a big washer within the inside the monster truck physique to supply extra power and we additionally embody 3mm mounting {hardware} for the set up course of. To see which our bodies of ours are appropriate with this bumper set please visit the product page earlier than making your buy.

Persevering with with the 80’s we additionally launched a Late 80’s F-Type Rear Bumper Set. Every package deal contains two bumpers which can be each injection molded and topped off with a chrome plating. Some sections come painted to assist it resemble the complete scale half and a mock diamond plate floor has additionally been utilized to every one.

Additionally included is an injection molded again strip to assist reinforce the bumper after you have it in place, and the included 3mm mounting {hardware} will assist to maintain all of it in place. Once more, earlier than making your buy please visit our website to see which of our retro monster truck our bodies this bumper set is appropriate with.

Our closing bumper possibility for our retro monster truck our bodies was the Late 80’s F-Type Front Grille and Bumper Set. This set additionally contains an injection molded grille to go together with the late 1980’s entrance bumper. Each injection molded components that additionally embody chrome plating, plus a mock diamond plate look on the highest of the bumper.

The mega winch model bumper additionally features a winch cable guard, and as soon as the bumper is put in a driver can select so as to add the mock grille mild buckets inside it too. Each gadgets additionally characteristic painted part to offer it a practical look, and 3mm mounting {hardware} can be included for the set up course of. As at all times please visit our product page to confirm which of our our bodies this set is appropriate with earlier than making your closing buy.

Recon 1/8 Buggy & Truck Tires

Subsequent, we dropped our newest 1/8 off-road tire known as the Recon. This tire makes use of an distinctive tread sample which consists of horizontal bars grouped collectively in diamond patterns, then staggered to make the looks of “ghosted” sections within the tread sample.

While you mix these collectively the ghosted sections appear like massive X areas repeated all through the design. The tire design additionally makes use of directional sidewalls and it’s at present accessible in our Inexperienced (Tremendous Delicate), Blue (Delicate), and Aqua (A2, lengthy put on medium gentle) compounds.

These can be found for each 1/8 buggy and truck, are bought in units of two and full of our race confirmed Dust-Tech closed cell inserts.

S15 1/8 Truck Clear Body

Our fashionable S15 body style is now accessible for 1/8 off-road truck racers. The S15 will match quite a lot of present vans available on the market from firms like Mugen, Group Related, TLR, HB Racing, Tekno and Sworkz.

The rear truck mattress carries over a design from our earlier F2 truck lid, however now it options the deep draw with surrounding geometry to guard the engine head whereas concurrently permitting loads of cooling entry. The cab makes use of a single window therapy, and the roof has an integrated middle fin to assist strengthen the cab whereas additionally offering some extra ahead monitoring skill.

The physique comes clear with a entrance nostril piece that may be put in in entrance of the ahead shock tower, together with window masks and a decal sheet that can assist you full the ultimate look of the truck.

1997 Ford F-150 Clear Monster Truck Body

Up subsequent was one other formally licensed monster truck physique from Ford. Our new 1997 Ford F-150 monster truck body comes clear and contains home windows masks, an overspray movie and detailed decal sheets.

This body will match quite a lot of strong axle race vans bought right now, and the physique measures at 7.50″ vast with a 13″ wheelbase.

The wheel wells have been enlarged so as to add clearance for the racing monster truck tires whereas maintaining the physique’s scale look intact. The body additionally features a cab spoiler and visor that may be added to the only cab to boost the ultimate look of this physique too.

Radial Ceramic Bearing Set For The B6.4 & B6.4D

Our fashionable Radial Ceramic Bearing lineup has now expanded to incorporate the Team Associated B6.4 2WD Off-Road Buggy. These bearings use exact tolerances and are constructed of ceramic and stainless-steel supplies. Every set is sufficient to equip your total car which incorporates these small steering rack bearings that loads of different units don’t provide.

Finish Line Radio Bags For The Futaba T10PX & T4PM, Sanwa MX6

We adopted that up with the discharge of some new Finish Line Radio Bags for the Futaba T10PX and T4PM in addition to the Sanwa MX6. Every bag makes use of the identical woven cloth supplies to offer the bag a carbon fiber look, plus they’re full of a grey protecting, interior foam.

The froth is precut to completely match the radio together with another equipment. An embroidered JConcepts End Line emblem sits on the entrance zipper lid of the bag, and on the flipside is an interior pocket that may be secured with a Velcro closure to retailer your guide or different essential paperwork.

The again facet of the bag includes a small metallic ring to connect the bag to different baggage, and there’s additionally a plastic enterprise card sized holder {that a} driver can use to label the bag or insert a card with their contact information.

F2 Clear Body For The Tekno ET48 2.0

We then launched one other F2 1/8 truck physique, however this one was designed particularly for the Tekno ET48 2.0. The F2 body makes use of a raised nostril piece that planes off the entrance shock tower.

This design was chosen over the buggy model mount to supply a greater look, a cleaner and extra sturdy match, and higher flowing aerodynamics. A strategically positioned spoiler outlet within the mattress transitions to the mounting space, and the side-pods have been impressed by our Silencer and Finnisher shells since they’re appropriate with a number of totally different electrical layouts.

An overspray protecting movie, window masks and a decal sheet are additionally included that can assist you craft the ultimate look of your new lid.

Bar Codes V1 1.9″ & 1.7″ 2wd Buggy Tires

Subsequent, we launched some new treads for the classic RC group. Beginning with the Bar Codes V1, these tires are provided in two totally different sizes. The rear tires use a 1.7″ size whereas the entrance tires use the bigger 1.9″ dimensions.

They’re designed that technique to sync up with wheels of that earlier space of RC automobiles just like the RC10. Each entrance and rear tires are provided in our Inexperienced and Gold compounds, and so they each characteristic retro sidewall lettering.

They’re each bought in units of two and so they additionally embody our And-1 open cell inserts.

Step Spike Front 1.9″ & Taper Spike Rear 1.7″ 2WD Buggy Tires

Our different retro releases have been the Step Spike 1.9″ and Taper Spike 1.7″ tires. Beginning up entrance, the Step Spike makes use of a 1.9″ bead mounting diameter to suit the early RC vehicles of the 1980’s and early 1990’s.

These are designed for use on the entrance of a 2wd buggy, and can be found in our Inexperienced compound. Every set additionally contains our And-1 open cell inserts, and the tire itself options design parts like a step spike design with a sq. base in addition to a steady carcass for facet chew.

The sidewalls are additionally adorned with retro sidewall lettering to boost its general appears to be like.

Shifting to the again, the brand new Taper Spike tire is smaller at 1.7″ which once more makes them appropriate with interval right wheels. The tread sample makes use of a steady “bubble” carcass for extra facet chew, plus a really small rib has been positioned on the sidewall to assist management flexibility too.

This tire additionally contains our And-1 open cell inserts and is at present accessible in our Tremendous Delicate Inexperienced compound.

Individual Top Hat Titanium Screws

We now provide Individual Top Hat Titanium Screws to your subsequent RC construct! Whether or not you want a number of screws to finish your mission, otherwise you need to choose up some substitute {hardware} or spares, JConcepts has you lined.

These screws can be found in each burnt blue or stealth black colour choices, and both colour possibility additionally makes use of silver highlighting all through the screw.

Every pack accommodates 4 screws, and we additionally provide them in numerous lengths starting from M3 x 8 to M3 x 18 too.

Short Course Truck & Stadium Truck LP Inner Sidewall Support Adaptors

We now provide our Inner Sidewall Support Adaptors for short course truck tires and likewise stadium truck LP (Low Profile) truck tires just like the Smoothie 2 LP. We beforehand provided Inner Sidewall Support Adaptors for stadium truck tires, however as a result of decrease profile of the Smoothie 2 LP we developed these new adaptors particularly for that tire.

Every package deal accommodates 4 items, and they’re crafted from rubber that simply bonds to the within of your tire physique with glue. The short course truck model additionally contains 4 adaptors in every package deal and can be glued into place.

By including the interior sidewall help adaptor and gluing it into place, the sidewall successfully turns into a lot more durable and permits a driver to enter smoother arcs and radius activates the racetrack.

Pre-Cut Hook & Loop Tape

JConcepts makes it simpler than ever to complete off your subsequent buggy construct with our Pre-Lower Hook and Loop Tape. In every package deal you will see that 4 strips (two hook, 2 loop) which were professionally trimmed right down to the right width for putting in your 1/10 off-road buggy physique.

These will be utilized to the chassis facet guards with out worrying about if in case you have these trimmed accurately or not. They can be used for different numerous RC initiatives that require gadgets to be mounted collectively so choose up a package deal for your self right now!

Swiper 1/8 & SCT Dust Oval Tire

Our closing launch of Spring was our newest tread sample for dust oval racers. The brand new Swiper tire was designed for use by brief course vans transformed to left turning race machines in addition to transformed 1/8 automobiles. The two.2 x 3.0” bead-based diameters work nicely with all SCT (brief course truck) wheels, and our #3421 wheels have been particularly designed for 1/8 dust oval automobiles.

The profiled carcass is superior with deep pads of directional tread poised to chew particular surfaces. The platform has a heavy middle bar part of tread that gives openings and may also help drive a car in moist or barely loamy situations. The facet tread is equally spaced, grooved and minimize to slice by means of the mud, marbles, and small particles related to dust oval racing.

That is accessible in our Blue (Delicate) and Aqua A2 (Medium-soft lengthy put on) compounds, and are bought in pairs of two. The Swiper additionally features a tire particular, more durable Dust-Tech closed cell insert that’s black in colour to supply essentially the most quantity of help for elevated sturdiness and drive-ability.

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