This Vaughn Gittin F-150 Jump / Drift Truck Needs to Be RC

We’ll be happy if anyone makes it, but since HPI currently has the lock on Vaughn Gittin licensed models, they’re the logical choice. As spotted at Jalopnik, the truck is clearly badass but details on the machine are light. There’s a quote from Vaughn offering his enthusiasm for the project but not much else. “I love [...]

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See It First: Pro-Line’s VW Baja Bug for the Axial Yeti, New Blockade MT Tires

Pro-Line is quick on the draw with a new look for the Axial Yeti. The VW Baja Bug is the latest in Pro-Line’s lineup of off-road vee-dubs, and fits directly over the Yeti’s stock cage. The body arrives clear with overspray film, window masks, and decals (as always). Lightbar sold separately, you know you want [...]

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15 Great Tips You Need to Know

We’re always on the lookout for new Pit Tips, be sure to send us yours! To share your ideas with us, just email PitTips@airage.com. Be sure to include your name, city and state so we can credit you in the mag if we use your tip. If we choose your idea as our Top Tip, [...]

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2014 IFMAR Touring and 1/12 Worlds: Naoto Matsukura and Marc Rheinard Take Titles with Yokomo & CRC

The 2014 IFMAR Electric On-Road World Championships wrapped up this weekend with 1/12 scale pan cars racing on carpet in the Minnreg R/C Club in Largo earlier in the week and then touring cars on the outdoor asphalt track of Full Throttle Raceway in Kissimmee later on. Naoto Matsukura showed his flexibility and talent by piloting [...]

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Axial Yeti XL: Tech Notes & Driving Impressions

The Axial Yeti was introduced only a few months ago and we were impressed with the new rock racer platform. Normally, when a completely new vehicle like the Yeti is released we don’t see another new release from the company for a while; but that’s not the case this time. Axial surprised all of us [...]

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Savage Pulling Power!

This week’s Reader’s Ride is the 2014 Brushless/Unlimited 1/8-scale pulling champ of the No Limit RC World Finals. Travis Mowery and his father built this custom Frankenstein which pulls over 200 pounds with ease. This creation started as an HPI Savage Flux but uses custom chassis plates and a custom motor mount. The steering stabilizers, rear [...]

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Project Traxxas Trail Raptor

Ford fans, if you like Traxxas’ take on the blue oval’s baddest off-road brawler, then you’ll love what we’ve done with it as a “project” machine. Fully decked out with everything from a steel roll cage and working lights to Castle brushless power and Pro-Line rubber, this full-mod monster looks scale on the trail and [...]

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Use Silly Putty For Masking

We’re always on the lookout for new Pit Tips, be sure to send us yours! To share your ideas with us, just email PitTips@airage.com. Be sure to include your name, city and state so we can credit you in the mag if we use your tip. If we choose your idea as our Top Tip, [...]

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