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August 7, 2012
 

AE RC12R5.2 Factory Team

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Written by: Derek Buono

Team Associated has been cranking out a ton of great products this year. The Team’s latest top notch racing machine is the RC12R5.2 FT. The RC12R5.2 Factory Team Kit takes the next evolutionary step in Associated’s 35 years of 1:12 scale racing history. Applying what has been discovered while racing the RC12R5.1 and using the latest technologies, the RC12R5.2 was designed to further exploit every possible advantage where it counts most – on the race track. If you are a serious 1:12 scale racer looking for world-class performance, or if you just want to rule the class at your local track, either way, the RC12R5.2 is the no-compromise chassis that will get you there!

Features

  • I.F.M.A.R. World Championship-winning Dynamic Strut front end features symmetrical components with adjustable caster and track width, and includes updated lower control arms for more precise mounting
  • Updated motor mount and left rear bulkhead for increased durability
  • Brushless motor optimized 3-point upper pod plate with graphite motor mount cross-brace
  • Ultra-rigid 2.5mm thick chassis featuring centralized LiPo battery mounting position that fits R.O.A.R.-approved 3.7V LiPo battery packs
  • Aluminum side spring retainers for easier and more accurate adjustments
  • Innovative through-shaft center shock
  • Side damper tubes for freer rear pod movement
  • Pivot-Ball rear pod design with hard anodized aluminum pivot balls and updated rear pod links

For more info and specifications check out: www.teamassociated.com



About the Author

Derek Buono
Derek Buono– Started in the industry as an assistant editor at RC Car Action where he spent 2 years before being recruited by Xtreme RC Cars Magazine. For the past 10 years Derek lead Xtreme RC Cars and helped double the circulation, improved editorial quality and helped lead the market in design and creativity. Derek@vrcmag.com



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