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Tamiya Announces New Toyota FJ Cruiser and CC-01 Options

Tamiya’s long-popular CC-01 chassis will soon be available dressed as a Toyota FJ Cruiser, joining  the Land Cruiser 40 already in the lineup to represent both ends of the Landcruiser lineage. The bodywork is spot-on (as usual), with lots of injection-molded detailing for a completely authentic look. The CC-01 chassis is scale-like as well, featuring [...]

Jan 14, 2014 Comments
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This Week’s Featured Ride: Noor Daniel’s Tamiya Holiday Buggy

Fresh from Harrisburg PA (and our March issue), it’s Noor Daniel’s Tamiya Holiday Buggy. Have you send us pics of your best builds? What are you waiting for? To submit your shots, email high-resolution JPEGs to ReadersRides@AirAge.com. Now start snappin’.

Jan 12, 2014 Comments
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RPM Front Bumper and Front Arms for Associated B44

Is any name as synonymous with can’t-break-it strength as RPM? The latest fantastic plastic out of Chino, CA is seen here, with a new wide front bumper and front suspension arms for the Associated B44 4WD buggy. These are sure to strengthen the B-machine, and as with all RPM suspension parts, the factory geometry is [...]

Jan 11, 2014 Comments
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Team Losi Racing Announces 8IGHT-T 3.0

The TLR crew has honed the potent 8IGHT-T truggy to an even sharper edge, with new details that include new suspension geometry, 16mm shocks with tapered springs, and a gang of lightweight parts that are normally optional but are standard spec for the new 3.0 model. For more pics and the all the details on [...]

Jan 11, 2014 Comments
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Gittin’ Sideways! HPI Announces Nitro-Powered Vaughn Gittin Jr. Mustang RTR-X

You may recall HPI’s Vaughn Gittin Jr. signature-edition Sprint 2 Sport from our June 2013 issue; now you can get the same look on HPI’s fuel-burning Nitro RS4 3 Evo+ platform. The full scoop is at HPIracing.com, and as you can see here, it’s an impressive-looking machine–body-on and body-off. Expect the RTR-X to top 50mph without [...]

Jan 08, 2014 Comments
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Vote Now! 2014 Readers Choice Awards

It’s votin’ time! Every year, we turn to the experts of RC (that’s you) to determine who makes the best cars, trucks, and gear in the RC biz. We gather your votes in 17 categories, then announce the winners at our annual RCX show and reveal the results in the pages of RCCA. And you [...]

Jan 07, 2014 Comments
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Power-Wagonized Losi Trail Trekker

Greg Martinek of Port Washington, NY built this one-of-a-kind ride, and it’s featured in the March issue’s Readers’ Rides section. The build began with a 1/24-scale Losi Trail Trekker, and the classic Dodge Power Wagon look comes from an Ertl die-cast model that Greg modded for RC. The bed and single smoke stack are custom [...]

Jan 06, 2014 Comments
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March RC Car Action On Sale Now With Bonus “Trail & Scale” Section

It’s March! Not really, but if you’re talking “newsstand time,” then yeah, it’s March. That means you’ll find this issue hot off the presses and inside your mailbox (or on your tablet/phone/tricorder for you digital subscribers). The March issue is loaded, and features a first for RCCA: there’s a sand rail on the cover! It’s [...]

Jan 06, 2014 Comments
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