From the Magazine
EZ Wash: Washing off-road tires can be difficult and messy. To help make it easier, I glued a scrubbing brush to the bottom of a plastic container. I can fill it up with water and cleaning solution and scrub my tires without making a mess in my kitchen sink. Andy Pruhenski – Oil City, PA
Custom Axial AC10 Dingo “Zombie Truck”: Check out the gruesome details on Brandon’s Halloween-appropriate scaler! This GCM Cross Canyon-converted-Axial AX10 RTC is controlled by a Traxxas 4-channel radio and features an assortment of homemade accessories such as the driveshafts, links, chains, and many scale accouterments. A Vanquish dig unit is paired with Novak’s Eiger Pro [...]
Unleash the Mulisha with the all-new Atomik Brian Deegan Metal Mulisha 1:8th Scale 4WD Short Course Truck. The Officially Licensed Ford Raptor SVT F-150 is decked out with Deegan’s # 38 Lucas Oil Championship Markings and is built tough as nails to withstand the rigors of hard core racing. Ready to run out of the [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.