Subject: Team Associated Insider's Newsletter, RC8RS "Race Spec" RTR, Nov. 15

Nov. 15, 2007

Team Associated
Insider's Newsletter


1. New Products
2. Announcements
3. Racing

1. New Products

RC8RS "Race Spec" RTR

RC8RS "Race Spec" RTR

The RC8RS "Race Spec" RTR is based on the Factory Team RC8, making for the only 1/8 buggy with the high performance qualities that can live up to Team Associated's toughest standards. The RC8RS is a winner right out of the box and is pure Associated, having been designed for the highest level of performance and off-road fun, with more suspension travel than any other buggy in its class. Designed to take all of the punishment and abuse that a competitive 1/8th scale buggy will face, but to meet those challenges without breaking a sweat, in a convenient ready-to-run package, the RC8RS is yet another, Champion By Design.


* XP3D Computerized Digital 3-Channel FM Radio System with 10 Model Memory
* Team Associated's Powerful .28 Pro Engine
* Pro-Start Hand Held Starting System
* Painted and Pre-Mounted Body With Custom Graphic Decal Kit
* S2008 Metal Gear Steering Servo And S1903 Throttle Servo
* Hard-Anodized Shock Bodies With Pre-Load Clips, 4mm Shock Shafts, Composite Shock Caps and Rubber Boots
* Hard-Anodized 3mm Thick 7075 Aluminum Chassis
* Team Associated 2-Chamber Muffler
* Pre-Mounted Team Associated Tires and Molded Inserts On Dish Wheels
* 3mm Low-Profile Black Anodized Aluminum Shock Towers
* 3mm Black Anodized Aluminum Steering Rack With Ball-Bearing Steering System
* Sealed Radio Box With Thread-Through Molded Antenna Mount
* Fuel Bottle

RC8RS "Race Spec" RTR
MSRP: $1029.00
UPC: 84695 80905
Availability: Dec. 2007



Start your nitro R/C engine easily using Team Associated's Pro-start Handheld R/C Car Starter. Simply plug the battery in and insert the 6mm starter shaft into the backplate of any Pro-Start equipped engine, pull the trigger and GO! Battery and Pro-Start backplate not included. Designed for use with most 6mm hex starter shaft engine. (Clockwise direction only.)

* 6mm Hardened Hex Starter Shaft - Long Life, Low Wear
* Quick Release Chuck - Fast Assembly and Disassembly Of Starter Shaft
* Locking Battery Door - Keeps Your Starter Battery Safe And Secure
* Quick Disconnect Battery Plug - Easily Unplug The Battery For Storage When Not In Use
* Designed For Use With Most 6mm Hex Starter Shaft Engines (Clockwise direction only)
* Automatic Overload Cutoff - Designed To Protect The Starter If The Engine Is Flooded

The Pro-Start Handheld R/C Engine Starter comes standard in the following
Team Associated vehicles:

MGT 8.0 Ready-to-Run
Available December 2007!
MSRP $899.99

Available November 2007!
MSRP $1029.00

Pro-Start Handheld R/C Car Engine Starter
MSRP: $69.99
UPC: 84695 25262
Available: December 2007

LRP Concept Battery Conditioner 2


The Perfect Maintenance tool for NiMH and LiPo Batteries is now available!

To secure power and performance, and to ensure the life span of batteries, the cells must be properly discharged. The LRP Concept Battery Conditioner 2 is developed especially for NiMH and LiPo batteries and is a must-have tool for all serious enthusiasts!


* Ready To Use, Fully Assembled
* Push Button For Start/Stop And Cut-off Voltage Adjustment
* Adjustable Cell-Clamps For 1-6 Cell Packs
* Shows The Single Cell Discharge Status Via 6 LED's
* 3.0A Discharge Current - Optimized For Highest Battery Performance And Life Span
* Adjustable Cut-Off Voltage In 6 Steps: 0.0, 0.3, 0.7, 0.8, 0.9, 1.0V (LiPo: 2.8V)
* SCC - Secure Cut-Off Circuitry. Complete Disconnection Of The Discharge Circuitry When Preset Cut-Off Voltage Is Reached
* Microprocessor Controlled For Perfect Single-Cell Discharging
Discharges: 1-6 Sub C NiMH/NiCd or 2-Cell 7.4V LiPo Batteries

LRP Concept Battery Conditioner 2
MSRP: $84.99
UPC: 84695 99562
Available: December 2007

ERASER Brushless Sports Modified Motors and
ERASER/Ai Speed Control Combos

ERASER Brushless Sports Modified MotorsThe time has come for a revolution in the R/C car market: Brushless for everybody!

Developed by adapting LRP's winning sensor brushless technology, the ERASER Sports Modified brushless line combines the main features R/C car drivers are seeking: Maximum power and little maintenance at a competitive price!

* Neodymium Magnets
* Handwound
* Star Winding
* Double Ball Bearings
* XTEC K3 Sports Modified Teardown
* Sensored Technology
* Solder Tabs For Easy and Safe Installation
* Pre-Wired
* Standard 540 Size And Weight

New Additions to the LRP VECTOR Line of Motors and Motor Combos!

LRP Vector X11 Brushless Modified MotorThe LRP Vector X11 Brushless Modified Motor line is the second generation of brushless R/C car motors and represents the most advanced level of development in the field.

* Neodymium Magnets
* Handwound, Low Resistance Design
* Oversized Low Friction Ball Bearings
* Timeable X11 Teardown
* Low Resistance Multilayer PCB
* Easy-To-Install Solder Tabs
* Sensored Technology
* Standard 540 Size And Weight!

2. Announcements

Product Safety Recall Notice:
#611 Reedy Quasar Pro Charger

On May 10, 2004 Associated Electrics, Inc. initiated a voluntary product recall of the #611 Reedy Quasar Pro Charger in cooperation with the U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Customers with this product should discontinue its use and return it for corrective service.

More info

3. Racing

Download your November race calendar here!

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Lake  Forest, CA 92630
(949) 544-7500

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