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Summer Video Contest Winner Announced

Mark Sumner of Liverpool, England was the winner of the Summer Video Contest held by RC Car Action on Facebook. He will be receiving an Axial Racing EXO Terra Buggy, with a Futaba radio system. His video, “Northwest Bashers Three SistersBash” was chosen as the best by our editors.  It’s a great bashing video with [...]

Sep 13, 2012 Comments
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Readers’ Rides: Tamiya CC-01 Ford Bronco [October 2012]

Tamiya CC-01 Ford Bronco:  Wow! Norm went totally crazy building this rig. He started with a Tamiya CC-01 Ford Bronco because of its scale look and narrow stance.  He topped it off with a Tamiya F350 body with a handmade bed, toolbox, and backrack, and trimmed it off with handmade Power Stroke Diesel badging and [...]

Aug 28, 2012 Comments
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Tekno RC EB48

This ain’t no conversion kit When you think of Tekno RC, your mind likely goes to brushless buggy conversions and driveshaft kits.  This “First Look” review focuses on a much more complicated project than a brushless conversion for an existing nitro 1/8-scale buggy.  The EB48 is Tekno’s very first full car kit—a vehicle designed from the [...]

Aug 16, 2012 Comments
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Pit Tip: Chassis Spanx [October 2012]

I use a pair of worn-out pantyhose for a chassis cover. The nylon fits snugly over the chassis, keeps most of the dirt out, and allows the heat from the motor and ESC to escape.  Gerry Glenn  Latham, NY See more pit tips in the October issue of RC Car Action.

Aug 15, 2012 Comments
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Car Action Exclusive- Inside Look At Ty Tessman’s ROAR Championship Sweeping Vehicles

Ty Tessman dominated the ROAR Off-road Fuel Nationals last month in Pennsylvania and we got an exclusive up close and personal with Ty and both of his Hotbodies vehicles he used to win. Ty and his father Gord are notorious for building one off parts and testing some top secret stuff for HB. Here’s a [...]

Aug 10, 2012 Comments
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Readers’ Rides: Traxxas E-Maxx [September 2012]

                Traxxas E-Maxx: Joe has us all seeing red with this amazing E-Maxx with an Ultimate Engineering Super Maxx conversation.  He spent the last couple of years collecting parts to build this truck using an insane amount of UE aluminum parts.  Inside, a Hitec 5990TG servo steers all [...]

Aug 02, 2012 Comments
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Pit Tips: Fluffed Foam [September 2012]

Tire foam inserts have a tendency to come out of the package with a crease in them. I have found that putting them in the dryer for a few minutes gets rid of the creases, and gets them back to their original shape. It also makes trimming them easier, too. Rob Langone ›› Clarksville, TN

Aug 01, 2012 Comments
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Pit Tips: Stuck Screw [September 2012]

When I have a socket-head screw that is stripped out, I take a rotary tool with a cutoff wheel and make a small slot on the head of the screw. Then, I can use a flat-head screwdriver to remove the screw. Manny Thompson ›› Escondido, CA

Aug 01, 2012 Comments
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