What could make driving the Traxxas Slash an even more authentic replication of door-banging TORC Series action? Adding a screaming nitro engine to match the V8 roar of the Pro-2 class! The Readers’ Choice award-winning TRX 3.3 fire breather pushes this latest addition to Traxxas’ short course truck lineup to a top speed of 50+ [...]
We’re just days away from the official start of the IFMAR World Championships for 1/8-scale nitro off-road buggy, which has grown to be one of the most competitive classes on an international scale. Every two years, the fastest nitro off-road buggy racers in the world convene in a different continent to compete for the most [...]
The latest Apex sedan from Team Associated is a scale version of the full-size Scion Racing GReddy FR-S. This sedan fits into Team Associated’s Qualifier line of vehicles and comes Ready-to-Run out of the box. Some features of this exciting sedan are Reedy brushless power, high grip treaded tires, water resistant ESC and a great [...]
Normally when you hear the name ProTek you think of the company’s line of electronics that include chargers, batteries and servos. Now, an engine has been added to the lineup. This trick 3-port .21 engine features a ceramic rear bearing, ABC construction, great fuel mileage and a lot more. Check out that trick box that [...]
Normally it’s hard to get excited about a car stand but when you get a look at Pro-Line’s new 1/8 and 1/10-scale stands you will surely want one. These stands are made out of durable and lightweight aluminum and have a dirt bike stand look to them. They come with a blue powder coat finish [...]
One of my favorite parts about building kits and projects is trying to get the perfect paint job on the body. That’s not the easiest thing to do on an injection molded body like you find on a vehicle such as the Tamiya Clod Buster and RC4WD Trailfinder 2. It’s been about three years since [...]
In this article from our April 2014 issue, you’ll learn the essentials of RC battery terminology and tech, and how to get the most from your packs. For access to RC Car Action issues online, sign up for a Digital Edition subscription today! Click images to enlarge Thanks for reading!
And you thought 1/5 scale RC cars were big–have a look at these 3/8 scale (a little over 1/3 scale) RC cars built by Ford back in the 1950s. Hat-tip to Mac’s Motor City Garage for posting the pics and video. The story behind these cars is fascinating: “…Tremulis and a studio staffer, Romeyne Hammond, constructed [...]