Score Journal - January 2015

SCORE Journal - The Official Publication of SCORE Off-Road Racing

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Braille Intensity i34S Lithium-Ion SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT BATTERIES BRAILLE BATTERIES Braille Batteries are a super light-weight design available in AGM or Lithium and are used in many racing applications where weight and size are important considerations. Both types of batteries deliver a higher, cleaner voltage which improves the performance of every electrical component from quicker starting, to improved management and data logging performance. With less horsepower draw from the alternator due to efficient charging (5 times faster than lead), Braille's Lithium batteries will last 3-5 times longer under the harshest environments, proving them reliable while providing significant weight savings. These batteries won't self-discharge, so if the battery is disconnected it can sit for over a year and still have over 13 volts to start the vehicle. Many of the "big batteries" in the Braille Lithium Line range from 9-18 pounds and will run circles around large lead batteries. WEBSITE: Alcon's New Caliper BIGGER BRAKES TO STOP TROPHY TRUCKS ALCON USA Alcon brakes has seen numerous victories and championships in Trans Am, IndyCar, IMSA, Grand Am, and NASCAR racing series. Recently, Alcon has made the move into desert trophy truck racing, developing a bespoke system, as seen on Jay Reichert's #26 truck. Alcon's new calipers for trophy trucks feature cross- drilled stainless steel pistons with wear resistant coating. Each caliper is internally ported with no external fluid transfer pipe. Bleed screws have been recessed for protection and sealed with caps to keep them clean. Each fluid inlet is positioned in the underside of the housing for protection against the elements and the central bridge with facility for cooling duct directs air across the caliper to keep the outer half cool. WEBSITE: SCORE JOURNAL OFF-ROAD MARKETPLACE 08 SCORE JOURNAL

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