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Yamaha YZ250 vs. Mugen MBX-7R [VIDEO]

This clip has been making the rounds, and the concept sounds awesome–FMX rider and Red Bull Fighter Edgar Torrenteras on his Yamaha YZ 250 versus 2012 IFMAR Champ Robert Battlle and his Mugen MBX-7R! As for the actual action, I’m left wishing the track was bigger so both guys could open up a little more [...]

Sep 05, 2015 Comments
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Gotta Get: Firebrand RC Impaler Tire Tool

Ever tried mounting or removing a hard plastic drift tire? It’s a real party. Firebrand’s new Impaler tool gets the job done with good ol’ mechanical leverage. Just crank the handle until the tire pops on (if you’re mounting it) or the rim pops out (if you’re removing the tire). Works with rubber tires too. [...]

Sep 03, 2015 Comments
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Your Next Pro-Line Purchase Can Help Fight Hunger

Next time you score a body, tire, wheel, kit or accessory from Pro-Line, you’ll do more than help yourself to some cool stuff–you’ll help feed hungry kids. Pro-Line has teamed up with World Food Program USA to turn every Pro-Line item you purchase at into a meal for a child who would otherwise go [...]

Sep 02, 2015 Comments
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Support “RC 4 a Cure” — Download This Cool PDF Coloring Book!

RC Car Action is proud to support the good guys and gals at UtahRC and RC_4_A_Cure and their new RC-themed coloring book. 100% of  proceeds through November will be donated to RC_4_A_Cure, which is devoted to cancer awareness. It’s easy to do your part: just CLICK HERE and you can “donate to buy” the PDF book, which [...]

Sep 01, 2015 Comments
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Too Rad: Amazing Vintage Quarter-Scale Machines [VIDEO]

If you like your RC large and in charge and even 1/5 scale isn’t big enough for you, then you gotta go quarter scale. And if you like your extra-big rides that are extra-trick, then these vintage Q-scalers will definitely keep your eyeballs and imagination occupied. In this pair of clips, Quarterscalelegends gets deep into [...]

Aug 31, 2015 Comments
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Associated’s Classic RC10 Gets a Spot in the Smithsonian

The Smithsonian is home to many incredible milestone machines: the Bell X-1, the Apollo lander, the Spirit of St. Louis…and now, an Associated RC10! The original gold-tub buggy that set the world on fire back in 1984 is on display as part of the museum’s new Spark!Lab interactive display that invites visitors to “create, collaborate, explore, [...]

Aug 25, 2015 Comments
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Slash 4X4 Nails On-Water Hydroplane Jump [VIDEO]

We’ve seen hydroplane videos before, but not like this. Traxxas blasts onto the water with a Slash 4X4, hits a floating ramp, lands on a floating pad, then gets back into the water! And just when you think that maybe it’s faked in the editing, there’s a one-take shot to prove it’s legit. Pretty sweet–now [...]

Aug 25, 2015 Comments
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RC Car Action Editors’ Choice Awards

Each year, we hand out two types of trophies for the best stuff in RC: the Readers’ Choice Awards, where you pick the winners, and the Editors’ Choice Awards, where the makers of RC Car Action name the top car, truck, and innovation of the year. If you missed it in our August issue, here’s [...]

Aug 24, 2015 Comments
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