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Ray’s Deluxe HiLux, Plus more Readers’ Rides from the September issue!

Ralph Ray of Austin, TX built a real scale beauty with his RCModelex.com Hilux Double Cab kit. This ride features a full complement of scale accessories from Pro-Line and trick axles, wheels and tires from RC4WD. The Double Cab has been outfitted for torque with a Savox SA-1230SG steering servo and Holmes Hobbies Torque Master [...]

Jul 18, 2013 Comments
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Easy DIY Car Rack, Plus more tips from the latest issue!

Here’s a car rack that’s easy on the eyes and the budget. All you need is 48 x 8″ pre-finished shelf and two 48 x 5/8″ dowels.  Cut the dowels in 8″ lengths and paint them to match the shelf.  Use a 5/8″ spade but to drill holes for the dowels.  Space the holes 5.5″ [...]

Jul 18, 2013 Comments
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Reader’s Ride of the Week: Brian’s Big FG Buggy

This patriotic machine belongs to Brian Quintanilla and comes to us from Lake Tahoe, CA. According to wife Terri, who posted the photo on the RCCA Facebook page, Brian laid down the stars and stripes himself. As for the car, it’s an FG 1/6 scale with a 26cc engine—gotta love a big gas-burning buggy! Nice [...]

Jul 10, 2013 Comments
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Readers’ Ride of The Week: XXXL Savage Baja 1/5 Scale

Check out this XXXL Savage Baja 1/5 scale that…let’s just call him RC James submitted to us for this week’s Readers’ Ride.  The vehicle started as a Nitro Savage 25 and was modified. The car has TCS Crawlers 1/5 Baja Flux Chassis, Kershaw Design Direct Drive Gearbox with metal gears 20t pinion 47t spur and [...]

Jul 08, 2013 Comments
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Readers’ Ride Of The Week: Scale Jeep With Handmade Enclosed Trailer

We see some pretty sweet custom rigs sent to us for Readers’ Rides, check out this one created by Mitch B.  Mitch added a Pro-Line Jeep body to his Axial SCX10 and added white LED kit for the fog lights on the front bumper, and red LED lights for the rear tail lights on the [...]

Jun 28, 2013 Comments
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How To Solder–in the August issue, on sale now!

Radio Control Car Action brings you helpful How-To articles in every issue. In the August issue, we cover the essential RC skill of soldering. Here’s a look at the article–pick up the August issue to read it all, or sign up for a Digital Subscription and get Radio Control Car Action delivered directly to your [...]

Jun 25, 2013 Comments
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Pit Tips: Dipped Grips [August Teaser]

Plasti Dip is a great way to personalize your wrenches so they don’t get mistaken for someone else’s at the track, and make them easier to grip too.  Just follow the instructions on the can to add a soft rubber coasting to the handles. To check out all the Pit Tips from the August issue, [...]

Jun 17, 2013 Comments
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Readers’ Ride: Team Associated Apex [August Teaser]

  From the looks of it, Ernest is a big Trans AM Racing fan.  He spec’d up his Apex Touring Car with an HPI Racing 1970 Boss Mustang body that he blacked out and finished off with a set of HPI’s vintage wheels and tires to boot.  This sleeper “Stang gets it’s power from a [...]

Jun 17, 2013 Comments
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