Following up on their heavy duty front a-arms for the Kraton 8s, RPM have announced new rear arms and optional mud guards for the colossal Kraton.
Weighing in at a hefty 26 lbs. the Kraton 8s can put a massive amount of stress on its suspension arms when landing from a jump, especially if the landing isn’t on all fours, and this can put more strain on the arms than they can handle leading to damage not only to the arm but to other parts in the process. RPM’s new rear arms, like the fronts, have a structural beam design to absorb impact across a larger section of the arm instead of focusing it on one point. Each beam’s cross section measure 5/8″ (15.8mm) tall by 3/8″ (9.5mm) wide. The design of the inner cross-beam eliminates the droop-stop entirely to prevent force from being transferred into the chassis and causing bends (those 26lbs. being pressed on one small point creates more force than the chassis can handle).
Optional mud guards are available separately to keep debris away from the driveshafts and dampers, part #80812. These mud guards work exclusively with the RPM suspension arms.