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Tamiya Announces New VW Amarok and Pre-Painted FJ Cruiser Kits

Tamiya’s new VW Amarok is based on the WT-01 chassis. Tamiya has offered the WT-1 in a 4WD configuration, but we expect this to be the 2WD version as used on the Blackfoot III, Bush Devil II and Mud Blaster II trucks.  You can read more about it in the 2WD truck shootout that we [...]

Mar 26, 2015 Comments by
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RC4WD Genius Sem Fronteira 2.2 Scale Tires

Scale trucks are a big deal right now and a segment that is growing in popularity is the mud bog scene. We can thank waterproof brushless system and servos for that. RC4WD is jumping on the mud bog bandwagon in a big way with a new set of tires that are sure to dig right [...]

Mar 25, 2015 Comments by
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JConcepts Announces Finnisher Body and Ti Turnbuckles for Associated T5M

JConcepts has been pretty busy lately making parts for the new Team Associated T5M stadium truck and here’s another new batch of parts. First up is the popular JConcepts Finisher body that has been adapted to fit the T5M chassis. Features include a cab foward design, chin spoiler, revised front hood scoop and built-in air escape [...]

Mar 24, 2015 Comments by
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Kev’s Bench: Axial Yeti XL Build, DONE

I just wrapped up a how-to on building the Axial Yeti XL kit for the June issue of Radio Control Car Action. It’s a fun build and I highly suggest that you have plenty of room to get through it. The parts for this bad boy are pretty large. While you’re waiting for the issue [...]

Mar 20, 2015 Comments by
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Reds RC M3 World Touring S Engine

When racing a nitro sedan you need all the power and torque you can get to stay ahead of the pack. Reds Racing is a company that is ready to give you that kind of power with its new 2.1cc nitro mill. It’s designed for 1/10-scale racing and its long stroke will get your sedan [...]

Mar 19, 2015 Comments by
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The Ones That Got Away

I’ve built a ton of trucks in my many years in RC and yet there are some that I never had the chance to build or modify. We all have the “I wish I had that or this” stories when it comes to RC and this is my time machine shopping list of the trucks [...]

Mar 16, 2015 Comments by
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Pro-Line PRO-MT Now Available as “Pro-Built” RTR With Castle & Airtronics Gear

Pro-Line is at it again and the company is now offering its PRO-MT monster truck is Ready to Run form. This isn’t a down-spec version of the truck; the “Pro Built” PRO-MT is hand-assembled in house at Pro-Line, and features high end electronics including an Airtronics MX-V radio, Castle Sidewinder 3 Waterproof speed control, Neu-Castle 4600kV motor, and a [...]

Mar 06, 2015 Comments
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Pro-Line Faultline 2.2″ 6-Lug Bead Lock Wheels Sneak Peak

Good news if you’re looking for Axial wheel options: Pro-Line will soon have a new version of the Faultline Bead-Loc wheel with a 6-lug hub, which makes it perfect for the Yeti, Spawn, Wraith Poison Spyder Edition, and just about anything else with a 6-lug setup. According to Pro-Line, the rims also offer improved grip [...]

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