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LaTrax Announces Hop-Ups for Teton

Regular readers will recall our LaTrax Teton review from the May issue, where we enjoyed the truck in out-of-the box trim. Now LaTrax is rolling out upgrades for the little rig to increase performance and cool-factor. Visit the page for the new gear in our Hot News and New Stuff forum for the full lowdown; [...]

Apr 14, 2014 Comments
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Tamiya Japan Reveals Rock Socker CR-01

No pic of this bad boy at the Tamiya USA site yet, so we snagged this shot from Tamiya Japan–remember, “www” stands for world wide web! The trail-taming CR-01 platform is the latest Tamiya rig to get a new-body refresh. Dubbed the “Rock Socker,” the truck’s lexan bodywork is based on the classic Stadium Blitzer design with [...]

Apr 09, 2014 Comments
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Classic Plastic: Richard Royall and RPM

Whether you’re a racer, enthusiast or just a casual RC’er, chances are there’s at least one piece of RPM gear on your car or in your toolbox. Whether it’s the classic RPM camber gauge or a set of super-tough arms to replace worn-out stockers (or maybe you just wanted a color other than black), RPM’s [...]

Apr 08, 2014 Comments
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June Issue Rolling Out Now! Losi’s Big Buggy, Special Boating Section, Much More!

The June edition of RC Car Action is rolling out now! If you’re a Digital Edition subscriber, you can view the issue instantly. If you get down with print, make a stop at the newsstand (or check your mailbox) for a look at the power-packed pages. Here’s a sneak-peek at the “openers” for a few [...]

Apr 04, 2014 Comments
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O.S. Engines Hits the Road With Speed R2101 1/8 Scale Mill

If you like your nitro power mixed with foam tires and pavement, O.S. Engines’ latest mill is all you. The Speed R201 is based on the red-hot 21XZ-B Speed Spec II (as used by Ty Tessmann to win The Dirt Nitro Challenge), and tuned for high-revving road action. Full press info from O.S. below. Follow [...]

Apr 02, 2014 Comments
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“King” of the Trail: Tyler Puterbaugh’s Axial Wraith

If you’re an RCCA subscriber or you snagged our May issue off the newsstand, you’ve already seen this Reader’s Ride between the pages (or, you may have seen it tearing up the trails in Benton, PA). Tyler Puterbaugh’s Axial Wraith is the pride of his RC fleet and looks great in this nicely-snapped shot. The [...]

Mar 31, 2014 Comments
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New Outerwears Gear for Losi Desert Buggy XL

Outerwears filters are popular in many forms of motorsports as well as RC, and their latest batch of gear is designed for the Losi Desert Buggy XL. The Pre-Filter, “Shockwears” shock boots, and pull-start filter are constructed of Outerwears’ unique “Terra-Flo” material, which repels dust and water yet flows air freely. Full press info below [...]

Mar 30, 2014 Comments
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Throwback Thursday, April 1991: Bullhead, Blackfoot, JR-XT, and More

This week’s Throwback Thursday takes us to 1991, when Terminator 2 ruled theaters (awesome) and Marky Mark owned the charts (less awesome). As for RC Car Action, our April issue was getting down monster-style, with Tamiya’s big Bullhead getting its grille all up in your grille. Chevron treads, lots of chrome, and semi-truck styling make [...]

Mar 27, 2014 Comments
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