Silver Back: I like to use pearl and candy colors for my paint schemes. I’ve found that using silver and gold paint as a backing color makes the colors brighter and richer. Mike Starkey – Zanesville, OH For more Pit Tips, check out page 26 in this month’s issue of RC Car Action.
Kyosho Turbo Scorpion: HOLY ACTION! James Knight of Sherman Oaks, CA, was so excited about this shot that he totally forgot to tell us anything about his car. Our guess would be that James likes to rip up and down the beaches of sunny California with his vintage Turbo Scorpion and from the looks of [...]
Traxxas Stampede: Now this is one trick Traxxas Stampede. Marc loves playing on the ice and he’s modified his truck so it gets better grip on the slippery stuff. The front steering blocks and skies are handmade so don’t bother looking for them at your local hobby shop. Metal spikes in the rear tires tear [...]
Even Wear: Tires on a 4WD car or truck will wear unevenly if left on the same corner of the car for too long. If you run the same compound tread for all four tires, rotate your tires to get more life from them. Matt Weinstein – Black Forrest, CO For more Pit Tips, check [...]
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Tamiya CC-01: Seth tells us that this truck started out as a Tamiya CC-01 Jeep Wrangler and the body was modified using styrene and various metals like copper and brass. It even has a detailed interior that was taken from a New Bright toy. It features a roll cage and a Tamiya Bruiser Driver completes it. [...]
Axial SCX10: Kyle said it would be awesome if we featured his truck in Readers’ Rides, so here you go. We think it’s awesome that he shared this trick truck with us. Kyle made his own steel chassis for his Axial SCX10 and it’s designed to lower the truck’s center of gravity. It also features [...]