Readers Rides

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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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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Readers’ Rides: Tamiya TT01 Type E [August 2012]

              Tamiya TT01 Type E: How cool is this Crimson Fury replica built by Chris Holden? Chris loves Twisted Metal AND RC Car Action so much that as soon as he was finished building the car, he sent in this awesome shot of his creation.  Underneath that Tamiya Ferrari [...]

Jul 05, 2012 Comments
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Readers’ Rides: Homemade Peterbilt Show Truck [July 2012]

                  Homemade Petrbilt Show Truck: This may look like a Tamiya King Hauler, but it’s much smaller.  This 1/25-sized semi started out its life as a Revell plastic model kit, but Karl was soon stretching the hood and sleeper to make it look more like a Peterbilt [...]

May 30, 2012 Comments
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Readers’ Rides: Duratrax Ultima Pro XL [June 2012]

Duratrax Ultima Pro XL: This ride from Scott Chapman takes vintage RC to a whole new level.  He started out with a Duratrax Ultima Pro XL that he shortened, customized and painted on the chassis.  He bolted up a custom painted Tamiya SRB front suspension and fitted the buggy with Kyosho Triumph and the battery [...]

Apr 27, 2012 Comments
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Readers’ Rides: Kyosho Turbo Scorpion [May 2012]

Kyosho Turbo Scorpion: HOLY ACTION! James Knight of Sherman Oaks, CA, was so excited about this shot that he totally forgot to tell us anything about his car.  Our guess would be that James likes to rip up and down the beaches of sunny California with his vintage Turbo Scorpion and from the looks of [...]

Mar 29, 2012 Comments
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Readers’ Rides: Traxxas Stampede [April 2012]

Traxxas Stampede: Now this is one trick Traxxas Stampede. Marc loves playing on the ice and he’s modified his truck so it gets better grip on the slippery stuff.  The front steering blocks and skies are handmade so don’t bother looking for them at your local hobby shop.  Metal spikes in the rear tires tear [...]

Mar 29, 2012 Comments
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Readers’ Rides: Tamiya CC-01 [March 2012]

Tamiya CC-01: Seth tells us that this truck started out as a Tamiya CC-01 Jeep Wrangler and the body was modified using styrene and various metals like copper and brass.  It even has a detailed interior that was taken from a New Bright toy.  It features a roll cage and a Tamiya Bruiser Driver completes it. [...]

Mar 01, 2012 Comments
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