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Let us take some of the stress out of holiday gift buying this season by giving you more time to qualify for price adjustments. Price adjustments on purchases are available 10/8/2022 until 12/25/22. If an item you buy has a price reduction before Christmas, we will credit the difference upon request, so you can shop confidently knowing your price is guaranteed.
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The latest development to come from Associated Electrics' Area 51 is designed to push boundaries of performance and build upon the number of accolades accumulated by the RC8 series.
Innovative front-end geometry with reduced kingpin inclination steering blocks places the wheel pivot in the center of the front tire for increased stability and consistent steering through the entire steering throw.
New gearboxes are specific to front and rear:
Updated front upper suspension arm design
New rear wing mount has adjustable wing angle shims, significant strength improvements, an aerodynamic shape, and extra clearance for shock position adjustment
New rear wing has more vertical fins for increased straight-line stability, a taller rear wickerbill height for increased downforce, increased strength in various areas to reduce bending fatigue, and dimples on the backside as a template for cutout holes
New rear chassis brace has several design features and flex options:
New +1mm offset rear hub features a symmetrical left and right common design with axle height inserts for adjustable roll center tuning
New fuel tank with many new features:
New +2 mm taller front shock tower design with updated suspension geometry and body mount positions for all styles of truck bodies
New longer shock shafts and shock rod ends
Wing has verticle rear fins and a taller rear lip for increased straight-line stability.
New rear chassis brace is mounted centrally to the gearbox, which reduces material fatigue.
7075 Aluminum hard anodized chassis creates optimum weight balance.
Carbon fiber front top plate centralizes the front chassis brace for balanced flex in all directions.
New front shock tower design with updated suspension geometry and body mount positions.
Front upper suspension arms updated to have bushing insert for improved fit and performance.
Inovative front-end geometry with new 8" steering blocks.
Fuel tank with an ergonomically designed lid puler, high capacity, and quick reference fuel markings.
New material on rod ends and anti-roll bar links for improved durability.
New front and rear gearbox designs and engineered for better drivetrain efficiency.
Wing mount features adjustable wing angle shims, strength improvements, and aerodynamic strength.
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