Readers Rides

Readers’s Ride of the Week: Bert Jones’ Traxxas Slash

Great shot from Facebook fan Bert Jones! Perfect composition, it’s in focus, and that late-afternoon sun looks killer. As for the truck, it’s the Kyle Busch version of the Traxxas Slash. Look for this one in the pages of RC Car Action! If you want to share your ride with us (whether it’s in action [...]

Jul 30, 2013 Comments
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Readers’ Ride Of The Week: Axial Wraith

Ian Roberts’ Axial Wraith is equipped with a Holmes Hobbies motor and Solar Servo custom tie rods. He removed the top of the HPI Jeep Rubicon body and then painted the vehicle inside and out. The Jeep is riding on Pro-Line Racing 2.2 Swampers and wheels with custom bead locks. Ian Robers – Apple Valley, CA [...]

Jul 25, 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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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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Readers’ Ride: Ron Sacrider’s FrankenSlash [July Teaser]

Ron went all mad scientist on us when he sent in these shots of the truck he calls, “Frankenslash.”  Part Traxxas Slash and part Nitro 4 Tec, he bolted a metal plate over the battery tray to house the nitro engine and belt system.  Ron added an RPM rear bumper and arms and finished the [...]

May 15, 2013 Comments
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Readers’ Ride: Customized Kyosho Mini-Z [June]

Customized Kyosho Mini-Z: In case you couldn’t tell, Brad is a huge fan of the 1983 Stephen King chiller Christine.  To pay tribute to his favorite flick, Brad stretched a Kyosho Mini-Z chassis and used the body and wheels from an Ertl model 1958 Plymouth Fury to make it look just like the car in the [...]

Apr 18, 2013 Comments
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