Rapide P12-2017 1/12 Competition Car Kit

New for 2017 is the much anticipated chassis that won the 2016 IFMAR World Championship with Naoto Matsukura at the wheel.

New Features

New design 2.5mm high grade USA graphite materials main chassis and rear bottom pod
New design floating servo plate
New design 7075 aluminum low CG motor mount
New design graphite top plate and chassis brace with “RFAS – Rolling Friction Adjust System”
New design 7075 aluminum rear chassis brace mount
New design aluminum front lower bulkhead
New design center damper position
New big bore center damper, center spring, POM piston
New design 7075 aluminum easy adjust side spring holder
New 7075 aluminum steering turnbuckle (M3x42mm)
New differential hub and clamping wheel hub compatible with M2.5x8mm cap screws (2mm hex)

Existing Features

Wheel base +/-2.0mm adjustable on front lower aluminum suspension block (199mm/201mm)
Caster adjustment : 1.8/3.25/6.15 deg
Low friction coating pivot balls
Front upper arm mount pin brace
Polished kingpin and upper hinge pin
Spring steel upper arm turnbuckle (M3x15mm)
Spring steel front axle
High grade composite front suspension plastic parts from Xenon Racing
Mini and micro size servo compatible
Cross-chassis alignment battery placement
7075 aluminum main shaft holder, precise adjustment ride height by spacers. +/-1mm forward/backward main shaft position adjustment.
2.5mm USA graphite rear motor pod bottom stiffener
High precision ball differential and reliable carbon main shaft
64P 90T (16 balls) spur gear from Xenon Racing
New urethane foam bumper
All new aluminum 4.3mm reinforced ball studs


The Rapide P12-2017 is available since January 3rd 2017 at Shop.RocheRCUSA.com

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