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How To Rebuild Your 3-Gear Transmission

On race day, you only have one goal: to go as fast as possible and to lay down the quickest lap times. As you try to accomplish this, one of the major factors that contributes to your success is your transmission. If your motor is the heart of your car, your transmission is the soul [...]

Jun 23, 2014 Comments
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Video Round-Up: Traxxas, Pro-Line, JConcepts, More!

Why not blow off those TPS reports and watch some videos? You’ll still be staring at a monitor, so the boss will never know. So if you could just go ahead and watch these videos, that would be greeeaaat. Traxxas XO-1 – World’s Fastest Ready-To-Race RC Supercar Traxxas put together this clip to show off [...]

Jun 23, 2014 Comments
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Let The Wrenching Begin: Kyosho’s Classic Scorpion Returns!

Behold, the unboxening! Our next Online Build gets underway as we crack open the 2014 Kyosho Scorpion, the much-anticipated re-release of the groundbreaking 1982 machine that would go on to be the first ROAR National Off-Road champion. Kyosho emulates the original 1982 box art for the 2014 model.   Lift the lid, and you’re greeted [...]

Jun 23, 2014 Comments
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Axial Teases “Yeti,” New 1/10 4WD Car

Sorry gang, this is all we have for you on Axial‘s upcoming Yeti. Other than revealing it’s a “1/10th Scale Electric 4WD RTR,” Axial is keeping the details under wraps on the new ride. Our guess is it’s King of the Hammers-style machine that will fill the high-speed performance void left by the EXO Terra. [...]

Jun 17, 2014 Comments
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Pro-Line Readying New RAM 1500 Body For T-Maxx, Revo, Summit, Savage

Pro-Line’s latest RAM shell brings Chrysler’s tough-truck styling to the Traxxas T-Maxx, Revo and Summit and HPI Savage (and no doubt other big rigs if you’re willing to get creative with trimming and drilling). Count on the usual genuine GE Lexan, overspray film, window masks, and decals–all officially licensed, of course. The new RAM body [...]

Jun 14, 2014 Comments
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August RC Car Action On Sale Now!

The August issue is on sale now at your favorite newsstand or bookstore, or may already be in your hot little hands if you’re a subscriber (or on your screen, for you Digital Edition readers). Here are the highlights, be sure to get your copy today! It’s Reader’s Choice Awards time once again, wherein we count the [...]

Jun 13, 2014 Comments
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Trinity Prepping D4 Motor – Spy Shot!

All we’ve got is a cell-phone pic, but this is our first look at Team Trinity‘s upcoming D4 motor. The pic was snapped at a race where Trinity’s  Jim Dieter was was testing the new motor. Trinity is playing it close to the vest and only confirmed the motor “appears to be something that we are [...]

Jun 11, 2014 Comments
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WATCH: Traxxas’ Sheldon Creed Takes Silver at X-Games Super Stadium Trucks

If you missed the live telecast on Sunday, you can watch the  Traxxas-presented Speed Energy Formula Off-Road series action from the X-Games below. Traxxas’ Sheldon Creed took the silver medal at the Games, but no more spoilers (unless you read the Traxxas release below) — watch the video! If  the video makes you hungry for more SST racing, [...]

Jun 10, 2014 Comments
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