ECX Gets Down to $130 With New AMP Models

If the number-one consideration for your next RC buy is a low price, then ECX has good news for you: their new AMP models roll out RTR with a 2.4GHz radio system, included 1800mAh battery, AAs for the transmitter and a wall-charger for $129.99. The DB (Desert Buggy) and MT (Monster Truck) flavors are spec’d [...]

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A Clutch for Electric Cars? TLR Has Them For The 8IGHT-Es

Clutches (as in the kind that go on an engine, not a slipper clutch) are required for nitro cars, since there has to be a way for the crankshaft to rotate as the engine idles while the car is stopped. Electric motors simply stop with the car, so there’s no need for a clutch–but a [...]

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Your Next Pro-Line Purchase Can Help Fight Hunger

Next time you score a body, tire, wheel, kit or accessory from Pro-Line, you’ll do more than help yourself to some cool stuff–you’ll help feed hungry kids. Pro-Line has teamed up with World Food Program USA to turn every Pro-Line item you purchase at ProLineRacing.com into a meal for a child who would otherwise go [...]

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Support “RC 4 a Cure” — Download This Cool PDF Coloring Book!

RC Car Action is proud to support the good guys and gals at UtahRC and RC_4_A_Cure and their new RC-themed coloring book. 100% of  proceeds through November will be donated to RC_4_A_Cure, which is devoted to cancer awareness. It’s easy to do your part: just CLICK HERE and you can “donate to buy” the PDF book, which [...]

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Too Rad: Amazing Vintage Quarter-Scale Machines [VIDEO]

If you like your RC large and in charge and even 1/5 scale isn’t big enough for you, then you gotta go quarter scale. And if you like your extra-big rides that are extra-trick, then these vintage Q-scalers will definitely keep your eyeballs and imagination occupied. In this pair of clips, Quarterscalelegends gets deep into [...]

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Kev’s Bench: Building A Modern Day Monster Mack

As a kid I used to read ever issue of Radio Control Car Action from cover to cover the second it showed up in the mail box. I was often inspired by many of the project and race vehicles shown in those pages. On the September 1991 cover was a truck unlike anything I ever [...]

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Pro-Line Surf City Classic: The Ryans Take Buggy Wins, Phend Takes Stadium Truck

This weekend was the prestigious 2015 Pro-Line Surf City Classic held at OCRC Raceway in Huntington Beach, California. With some of the best factory drivers in attendance, the stakes were already high, but with $250 for first place, $150 for second, and $100 for third in every class except rookie,  a good showing meant more [...]

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More New Gear at the 2015 Pro-Line Surf City Classic

I already teased with a few new things I saw at the event, but that’s not all of the things on hand. My camera and notepad are always searching out the cool stuff and here are a few more. LRP “Outlaw” I was able to corner Shawn Ireland and JD Mora and discuss their new [...]

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