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Tamiya TRF417X Chassis Kit

Tamiya has released the TRF417X in preperation for the 2012 IFMAR World Championships. Check out the new features below: Tamiya Racing Factory (TRF) team’s ace driver Marc Rheinard won the 2010 IFMAR World Championship with the TRF416X. In December of the same year, the TRF417 was released and it has achieved equally impressive results at [...]

Oct 09, 2011 Comments
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Tamiya TA-05 M-Four Mini Kit

Tamiya designers have taken their proven TA05 chassis design to create a new 1/12 chassis that combine’s the TA05′s 2-belt driven 4WD drivetrain with a 210mm wheelbase. Check it out below: The TA05 chassis has been a perennial favorite of the 4WD R/C touring car scene. Tamiya’s designers have now incorporated its proven components into [...]

Oct 08, 2011 Comments
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New Pro-Line Toyota SC Body Coming Soon?

We were tipped off to this picture of Ryan Cavalieri’s new Pro-Line bodies that he is testing this weekend at the Reedy Truck Race of Champions at Hot Rod Hobbies.  Pro-Line hasn’t announced this body to the public yet but look for this body to fit the popular short course trucks on the market. I’m [...]

Oct 07, 2011 Comments
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Tamiya Toyota Tom’s 84C

Tamiya updates their popular Toyota Tom’s 84C Group C race car with an all new RM-01 chassis that features a direct drive 2WD setup and pivot-ball link rear suspension. Read the press release below for more info: In 1985, Tamiya released a 1/12 scale R/C model of the Toyota Tom’s 84C Group C race car [...]

Oct 07, 2011 Comments
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Sneak Peek At Pro-Line’s New Traxxas Style Bead Monster Truck Tire

Proline Racing has released this teaser photo of a new monster truck tire they have been working on.  The only details that they have provided thus far is that this is a Traxxas style bead monster truck tire and will most likely replace their popular Big Joe tire.  I’ll post more info when available.   If [...]

Oct 07, 2011 Comments
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Come See Team Associated At The 2011 Off Road Expo This Weekend

If you’re in Southern California this weekend come check out the 2011 Lucas Oil Off Road Expo this weekend at the Pomona Fairgrounds. Team Associated will be there in full force showing off their latest RC gear and ripping up the demo track.  They will be setup near the Lucas Oil demo and across from freestyle motocross show.  [...]

Oct 07, 2011 Comments
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DuraTrax VW Baja Bug

Officially licensed by Volkswagen, this new DuraTrax Baja Bug is RTR with a 2.4GHz radio, motor and ESC. Read the official press release below for more info: The DuraTrax 1/10-scale VW Baja Bug gives drivers a blast from the past! DuraTrax has engineered this model to match the original characteristics of being tough, tireless and [...]

Oct 06, 2011 Comments
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Team Orion Vortex VST Pro SC550 Sensored Brushless Motors

Orion has joined the 550 brushless motor market with the release of the new Vortex VST Pro SC550 line for your 4WD short course truck. Check out the press release below for more info: Features: 550 size sensor brushless racing motor Optimised for Short Course Truck applications Rebuildable 2 piece motor can design Optimised sensor [...]

Oct 06, 2011 Comments
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