Gotta Get: Firebrand RC Impaler Tire Tool

Ever tried mounting or removing a hard plastic drift tire? It’s a real party. Firebrand’s new Impaler tool gets the job done with good ol’ mechanical leverage. Just crank the handle until the tire pops on (if you’re mounting it) or the rim pops out (if you’re removing the tire). Works with rubber tires too. [...]

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HobbyKing introduces Basher SaberTooth Truggy

This new truggy from Hobby King comes in RTR form and it’s powered by a large .28 nitro burning engine. Hobby King also fitted this truck with a large 400cc fuel tank for long run times between fill ups. You can learn more by checking out the press release from Hobby King below. From HobbyKing: [...]

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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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