Check out the latest .21 engine from O.S. Engines. It’s called the Las Vegas edition and it features a stars and stripes design that represents its five world championships. We need more engines that look as good as this one! From O.S. Engine: A limited-run version of the IFMAR Worlds-winning icon! It’s O.S.’s 80th […]
Getting your car up to 90+ MPH is easy to do these days thanks to brushless and LiPo power. Getting up to that kind of speed in 2003 wasn’t that easy. Doing it on a sketchy banked oval made it even harder.
Lots of great action in this video at the 1995 Reedy Race of Champions. Held at the famous SoCal Raceway in Huntington Beach, the event was one of the most coveted among the racers, just like today. Legendary drivers can be spotted everywhere, but the real battle was between Kinwald (that’s a typo on Kinwald’s […]
Hawaii’s RC “artist in residence” Dan Boyle is at it again with another killer custom project. This time he mated RC4WD’s excellent Blazer hard body with his favored Axial Wraith frame, then stuffed a bunch of Traxxas running gear in it to build this fantastic scale rig. Dan grabbed a set of RC Channel metal […]
With any hobby there are always small tips and tricks that will make your experience a better one. We feature great pit tips in ever issue of RC Car Action Magazine to do just that for our friends in RC. Here are some 10 of our most favorite tips to try out. Polarity Protector If […]
Dromida has now expanded its line with the introduction of their new 1/18-scale rally car. It comes out of the box ready-to-run and includes the batteries you need to get it fired up. These little rally cars look like a lot of fun! From Dromida: With Dromida’s Brushless Rally Car, Baja-style bashing is as close […]
We showed you this track in the Tailpipe section of the August 2016 issue of RC Car Action, but these guys just redid the layout and filmed it with them racing. You know these guys have passion and they host races among their friends on a consistent basis. Check it out.
From Kyosho: Cutting edge 2WD racing buggy technology excels on ultra high-grip surfaces with 3 transmission types including a newly developed lowdown gearbox. After the IFMAR Electric Off-Road World Championship in Ultra high grip surfaces such as artificial turf and carpet have become mainstream in off-road racing since the 2015 IFMAR Off-Road World Championships run […]
Greg Zawatski’s Axial SCX10 Deadbolt may have started as a stock RTR, but it didn’t stay that way for long. He wanted to take its trail capabilities to the next level so he started tossing upgrades at it: SSD axle housings–a D60 with 36t overdrive gears, CVDs and brass beef tubes in front, and out […]
Pro-Line’s super scale 2017 Ford Raptor for short course trucks is now available painted and trimmed. They’re available in two colors and come ready to mount. Even the stickers have been applied! Check out the video showing off this trick Ford Raptor body.
Name: Paul Lemieux Hometown; Milwaukee, Wisconsin Sponsors: Xray/RC America, Thunder Power RC, Protoform, Futaba, Gravity RC These days many touring car racers are choosing to run a diff up front with heavy silicone oil, instead of a spool. However, building it correct with heavy, gooey, silicone oil can be hard to do consistent. Factory Xray/RC […]
Front wheel drive buggies may not be that common, but they do have a history and passionate following. ORB Racing is a small company dedicated to these unusual buggies and the design does have some merit. We got a chance to ask Paul Dijkstra of ORB Racing about the ideas, theories and racing scene of […]