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RC Car Action June 1990: Our Very First Car Of the Year Issue and A Killer Clod Project Truck!

Our June 1990 issue was a killer! Aside from all the usual stuff that makes RCCA great, this issue featured our very first ever Car of the Year, the Team Losi JRX2. Today, the list has grown to include Car, Truck and Innovation of the year which we announce for the very first time each [...]

Apr 17, 2014 Comments by
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RC Car Action September 1998: The Battle of All Battles, the Last Dogfighter and An American Take On Schumacher’s Newest 2WD

By the end of the Summer in 1998 this hobby had gone through some massive overhauls. In just a few shorty years we saw the design of cars at large change massively and nitro was quickly taking over as the hot power system of choice. It was in the September ’98 issue of RC Car [...]

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High Desert Hilux: Paul Yoo’s Axial SCX10

June issue of RCCA  featured this amazing shot in our Readers’ Rides section. Paul Yoo of Buena Park, CA sent us a handful of shots of this amazing Hilux scale build that was inspired by all the rides he saw at RCX last year. Beneath the Tamiya Toyota Hilux body sits an Axial SCX10 that’s [...]

Apr 08, 2014 Comments by
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RC Car Action June 1991: The Man, The Myth, The Legend… We Get Inside the Mind Of Gil Losi Jr.

Ah June! As the Winter fades away and snow melts, our minds go to warmer days to come when we can race outdoors, hit the parks, skies and even the water. This week we take a look at one of the most creative men in RC. Gil Losi Jr. built a name for himself through [...]

Apr 03, 2014 Comments by
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New Video – Glue Tires Like A Pro

If you’re about to glue your first set of tires, check out these tips before you begin. Here’s a few tips to make sure those new tires stay on the rim and keep you in the front of the competition. Want to see more? Check out our YouTube Channel each week for a new tech [...]

Mar 31, 2014 Comments by
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Tech Tip of the Week – Cutting Out Perfect Wheel Wells

Ever go to mount your body and mess up the cutting out the wheels? In this week’s Tech Tip of the Week, we show you how to cut perfect wheel wells and contours on your touring car and GT body like the pros do. Want to see more? Check out our YouTube Channel each week [...]

Mar 21, 2014 Comments by
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Team Associated Goes Hi-Def With The Replay XD1080 Mini

Who doesn’t love making videos of their RC vehicle? The Replay XD1080 Mini takes the best of the full-size XD1080 and the much smaller XD720 and combines them to give you the smallest HD video camera on the market. The  Mini is also water resistant so you can mount it to your vehicle and splash [...]

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Remembering Gene Husting – RC Legend, Historian, IFMAR Founding Father

We are all saddened by the news of Gene Husting’s passing on March 6 at 87 years of age. Few people have have inspired, innovated and driven the RC hobby more than Gene. He was a co-owner of Team Associated, founding father of organized and sanctioned racing, a father and husband.  He was a friend, guide and father [...]

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