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October 6, 2015

Team Tech Tips – 16mm Big Bore Shock Set-Up

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Set Up 16mm Big Bores Like  Pro

Team Durango Team Tech Tips Guru, Jason Ametrine, returns with the first in an exciting series of all-new tutorial videos.

This new series will feature more in-depth tuning and set-up advice, with a strong focus on our recently updated 1/8 scale range of vehicles.

Your Shock Absorber set-ups are made ultra-simple, with factory-built 16mm Big Bore units provided in all DEX8, DNX8, DEX8T and DESC10 race kits.

This interesting video guide will share the four most popular set-up configurations currently used in these precision manufactured Shock units, allowing you to quickly get things ‘dialed-in’ for the exact conditions you are faced with at the track.

Watch the latest Team Tech Tips video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5xfdVgpDEQ

Learn more about the world of Team Durango, including all the latest Team Driver tricks and tips: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialTeamDurango 

Join Jason for his other technical guides here now: https://www.youtube.com/WatchTeamDurango

Find your local Team Durango dealer easily: http://www.team-durango.com/where-to-buy.php

September 22, 2015

TD Life – Second Edition

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Welcome to the second installment of our new news roundup series, TD Life.

This week we again celebrate some fast track action from our racers, with a strong  focus on team partnerships and future tricks and tips to be shared.

Nuno Roque, long-time Team Durango Portugal racer, has returned from a hiatus that included becoming a father for the second time!  Congratulations Nuno.

On returning to racing competition, Nuno wasted no time in getting back up to speed with his DEX210v2 buggy, earning himself TQ and the 1st place podium spot at the Portugal National Championship!  It was great to see that Nuno showed zero signs of rust from the time off!

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Nuno is 2015 Portuguese National Champion

A fantastic result for Nuno with his DEX210v2 and for Team Durango Portugal.  Congratulations on such a fine Nationals outing.

It is also great to see successes being had in the Great White North, Canada.  Team Durango Canada racer, Pascal Morin, enjoyed triple podium success at a recent club event held at his home track.

Pascal raced his DEX8, DEX210v2, and DEX410v4 machines to victory, taking a winning triple podium!  Pascal has enjoyed the support of his world-wide teammates in tuning and setup, and overall camaraderie.

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Pascal was very happy to take home triple victory honours in Canada

Thanks for working hard and racing hard Pascal.

There have been whisperings through the grapevine that a new batch of Team Durango Team Tech Tips videos will be coming soon!

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‘The Hands’ returns with more exciting Team Tech Tips videos very soon 

We all look forward to seeing the ‘The Hands’, Jason Ametrine of Team Durango UK, giving us fine helping videos filled with excellent technical advice that help us all be faster. Jason’s advice always proves super-valuable.  We can’t wait to see what’s in store.

In more exciting global community news, TD USA team racer and all-round Team Durango ambassador, Jason Rioux, will be starting an all-new series of cool articles that will allow you to explore the diary of a TD racer.

Jason will share a blow-by-blow account of what an average week consists of for a driver who is living the TD Life. Stay tuned for this new series very soon.

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Our man in Massachusetts – Rioux is ready to share cool facts  

We are very happy to welcome a new team racer to our Italian race roster, with the signing of young Touring Car pilot Carlo Alberto Morandi.

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Strengthening TD Touring Car support in Italy – Carlo is excited for the year ahead

Carlo will be driving the DETC410 and helping to support racers with set-up tips hot from the track in Europe.

We send our thanks to every racer who takes time to share news with us, every pit mechanic who lovingly prepares our cars. We appreciate every second of your time folks.

Find out who is living this TD Life near you now: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialTeamDurango

Explore the products used by racers who want to be faster: http://www.team-durango.com/

July 20, 2015

DEX8 Takes Podium Finish – Ametrine On Pace

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Tech Tips Star Hits Podium 

UK team racer and Team Tech Tips guru, Jason Ametrine, has returned from a recent race meeting at North Derbyshire Off-Road Raceway with a third place podium finish for the DEX8.

Jason has been keen to unlock the full potential of the all-new DEX8 1/8 4WD Buggy on high-grip Astroturf, and supported by fellow team member Fabien Simonini, he made the race count.

The DEX8 provided Jason with the agility and straight line speed that he needed to finish third on the hugely competitive NDOR podium, enjoying some very consistent laps from his DEX8.

We send our sincere thanks and congratulations to Jason for a solid result.

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With such a positive attitude to his racing, the guys at NDOR are always happy to see Jason stood on the podium

Learn why the DEX8 is capable of winning on a diverse range of track surfaces here: http://www.team-durango.com/race-cars/dex8/

Follow Jason’s awesome Team Tech Tips videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/WatchTeamDurango

Connect with our team racers and fellow TD fans easily here: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialTeamDurango

May 26, 2015

Team Tech Tips – How To Create A Car Stand Using Kit Boxes

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Learn How To Quickly Make Your Own Car Stand

Here at Team Durango we are always working hard to bring you the very best Team Tech Tips.

Our latest edition of this exciting video series shares a really cool guide on how to create your own Team Durango car stand, using your DEX8, DNX8, DESC10 or DEX8T kit box.

Watch the latest installment with Jason Ametrine here now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPKwOwwVNqw

Stay close to all the Team Tech Tips action here: https://www.youtube.com/user/WatchTeamDurango

Connect with Jason and other Team Durango racers now: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialTeamDurango

Do you have your own Team Tech Tip? Send us the information here: halloffame@team-durango.com

 

 

April 10, 2015

DNX8 – Team Tech Tips – Rear Toe-in Tuning

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Travis Amezcua – DNX8 Fast Rear Toe-in Tuning

In the second part of our new series of Team Tech Tip videos, Travis Amezcua and Mark Williams show you how the DNX8 can be easily adjusted, giving you access to custom set-up options in minutes.

The Team Durango Suspension Hanger Insert system provides a wide range of hassle-free composite Inserts, allowing the DNX8 to be adjusted to specific track conditions quickly.

Learn how this tuning option will make you faster in the pits, then even faster on the track: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8sZsVPIcOk

Stay tuned for the next episode of this all-new series. Travis will continue to explore how the DNX8 1/8 Nitro Buggy can transform your winning potential, straight from the kit box.

Learn more about the Team Durango Suspension Hanger Insert system here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byhPMafXq6o

Explore the race-winning features of the DNX8 now: http://www.team-durango.com/race-cars/dnx8/

Connect with Travis and other Team Durango racers here: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialTeamDurango

Get your hands on the DNX8 now: http://www.team-durango.com/where-to-buy.php

Enjoy more very detailed Team Tech Tips from TDUK racer Jason Ametrine now: https://www.youtube.com/user/WatchTeamDurango

November 21, 2014

UK Club Racers Enjoy Team Durango

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Learning New Skills With Team Durango 

Racers in the UK are enjoying success with Team Durango products. A newly launched club that caters for younger racers, alongside experienced senior members, is providing the perfect place for Team Durango fans to get together and share information at the track.

UK team driver Jason Ametrine has been spending some quality time with the guys at Manor RC in the East Midlands, UK.  Jason has been passing on his valuable knowledge and supporting the attending Team Durango fans with set-up tips and general advice on getting the best from their new TD gear.

The recently contested club races at Manor RC have resulted in all top four drivers, in both 2WD and 4WD classes, taking the honours with the DEX210/210v2 or the DEX410v4 respectively.

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We send our best wishes to the racers at Manor RC and our sincere thanks to Jason who is doing a great job supporting Team Durango fans at his local track.

Find out more about the Team Durango drivers at your local track here: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialTeamDurango

Own the 2WD that club racers trust when the racing gets hot: http://www.team-durango.com/race-cars/dex210v2/

Learn why the DEX410v4 has caused a revolution for the guys at Manor RC: http://www.team-durango.com/race-cars/dex410v4/

Find your local dealer now: http://www.team-durango.com/where-to-buy.php

 

September 22, 2014

DEX408v2 UK Vets Podium – Jason Ametrine

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DEX408v2 Takes Vets Podium

The DEX408v2 has raced to a third overall podium place at the final round of the 2014 TMSC in the hands of Jason Ametrine.

Jason was competing in the veterans class with his Team Durango 1/8 Electric Buggy. He was really happy to conclude a hotly contested weekend of racing with his great podium finish for Team Durango.

Stay tuned very soon for more exciting Team Tech Tips videos from Jason, who is keen to share his findings, both on the track and off, with 1/10 and 1/8 scale Team Durango race kits.

Explore how the DEX408v2 takes racers to the podium all over the world here: http://www.team-durango.com/race-cars/dex408v2/

Stay close to all the Team Tech Tips action by hitting the ‘Like’ button here now: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialTeamDurango

Find a Team Durango dealer in your region now: http://www.team-durango.com/where-to-buy.php

September 10, 2014

Team Tech Tips – DEX210v2 – Type B Gearbox Camber Position Adjustments

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Tune your car for maximum performance

UK Team Durango driver, Jason Ametrine, returns with another useful Team Tech Tips video.

In this new episode, Jason guides you through how the DEX210v2 Gearbox allows for quick adjustments to your inner rear Camber Link positions, for fast and easy track specific tuning.

The DEX210v2 won the 2014 EFRA European 2WD Off-Road Championships, in the hands of Pro racer Jörn Neumann. Now you can access the exact adjustability options used by Jörn to beat the fastest racers in Europe.

Watch the video tutorial now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AUmwLBxBP4&list=UUcb3G6YgDwcyJpE3qW2W2Jg

Learn how you can harness the wide range of DEX210v2 race-winning tuning options here: http://www.team-durango.com/race-cars/dex210v2/

Find a Team Durango dealer in your area here: http://www.team-durango.com/where-to-buy.php 

Discover Pro racer set-up sheets and more tricks that will make you faster now: http://www.team-durango.com/in-the-pits.php

July 29, 2014

Jason Ametrine – More Tech Content & Support

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Jason ‘The Hands’ Ametrine – Tech Expert and Fan Support

Many of you will know Jason Ametrine from his awesome Team Tech Tip videos that we share each month. Some of you may have met Jason during his busy racing schedule, which takes him all over the UK representing Team Durango.

With a larger-than-life character and years of valuable RC experience that he shares with you all, Jason is a strong team player and advocate for everything we create at Team Durango.

We are very excited to announce that Jason has recently extended his team driver contract for a further 12 months!

This means that the self-confessed Team Durango addict will be bringing you more useful tutorial videos, helping out our loyal fans track-side at race meetings, and generally supporting our network of drivers and ambassadors through social media sites and internet forums.

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The cars that Jason races for Team Durango UK

If you would like to stay close to everything that Jason creates for Team Durango, then visit TDTV here: https://www.youtube.com/WatchTeamDurango

Or hit the ‘Like’ button here: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialTeamDurango

Find a Team Durango dealer in your region now: http://www.team-durango.com/where-to-buy.php

July 14, 2014

Team Tech Tips – Build The Perfect Turnbuckle Linkages

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UK Team Durango team driver, Jason Ametrine, is back with another useful Team Tech Tips video tutorial, this time sharing his secrets to the perfect Turnbuckle build.

Jason shows how to best achieve fast and easy access to tuning options for your camber and steering settings. These new skills will be directly transferable to all RC vehicles that use this popular system, and will allow you to quickly understand how to get the most from these essential kit items.

Jason was keen to share that his tips, although shown with the DEX210v2, are relevant for the DEX410v4, DEX408v2, DEX408T, DNX408v2, DESC410v2, DESC210R and even the DETC410 Touring Car.

Learn valuable new Turnbuckle building skills here now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwLl0c6gXgI&list=UUcb3G6YgDwcyJpE3qW2W2Jg

Follow all the exciting team driver news and product tips by hitting the ‘like’ button here now: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialTeamDurango

Find a Team Duyrango dealer in your region now: http://www.team-durango.com/where-to-buy.php

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