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How To: Remove Anodizing From Aluminum Parts

An easy way to change up the look of your vehicle Many RC cars these days are identifiable by their anodized aluminum parts. For instance, HPI almost always uses purple or orange; Traxxas vehicles use blue anodized parts and Axial went with green. Sometimes you may be into a vehicle, but not the color used [...]

Nov 08, 2013 Comments
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Horizon Hobby “Gotta Have It!” Sweepstakes – 30 Days of Prizes!

Starting November 15th, the “Gotta Have It!” Sweepstakes will be awarding a new RC prize every day for 30 days! The assortment of Horizon Hobby prizes includes the latest RC cars, trucks, planes, helis and transmitters. There’s no purchase necessary and entry is simple (seriously, it takes 10 seconds)–just click here or on the image below.

Nov 06, 2013 Comments
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$4000 IN PRIZES! Enter the HRP Sweepstakes NOW!

HRP Distribution has teamed up with RC Car Action to bring you the most massive giveaway in HRP history. Enter now for a shot at the grand prize and become one of the first owners of all the new Racers Edge Pro4 Enduro RTR. Prize Packages include bestselling products from great brands like Racers Edge, [...]

Sep 13, 2013 Comments
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How To Remove Tires and Re-Use Rims

No one likes to throw away perfectly good stuff, especially when it’s RC parts. But when it comes to worn-out tires, they usually hit the trash bin glued to perfectly good rims. The glue that allows the tires to stay stuck despite jumps, bumps, cornering forces and centrifugal force also makes them darn near impossible [...]

Sep 13, 2013 Comments
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How To Glue Tires Like A Pro

Before your car or truck’s tires stand any chance of holding the road, track, or trail, they must first have a firm hold of the rim. This article will walk you through the exact steps that top drivers use to make certain their tires are mounted straight and true with the strongest possible bond. Follow [...]

Aug 30, 2013 Comments
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How To: Tune a Nitro Engine – Carb Tech Secrets Revealed!

By far the steepest learning curve for a nitro rookie is learning how to tune a carburetor. It can be awkward at first, but with a little effort, you’ll get it and never forget how to do it. Before we start adjusting needle valves, let’s consider the role of the carburetor and how it works. [...]

Jun 21, 2013 Comments
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Boca Bearing at RCX

RC Car Action‘s Aaron Waldron interviews Tommy Boothe from Boca Bearing to talk about the different products that Boca offers for RC hobbyists of all types. With bearings to fit many applications, like brushless motors and nitro engines in addition to car kits, available at different levels to suit your budget Boca had tons of [...]

Jun 18, 2013 Comments
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How To: Spend Wisely! Eleven Tools Totally Worth the Money

The RC car industry is full of innovative products—many of which are geared toward wrenching-oriented tasks. Over the years, many tools and accessories have been developed with RC use in mind, and others although non-RC specific, lend themselves extremely well to RC use. Some RC tools are a bit expensive. While some may scoff at [...]

Jun 17, 2013 Comments
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