Readers Rides

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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Readers’ Rides: Axial SCX10 [February 2012]

Axial SCX10: Kyle said it would be awesome if we featured his truck in Readers’ Rides, so here you go. We think it’s awesome that he shared this trick truck with us.  Kyle made his own steel chassis for his Axial SCX10 and it’s designed to lower the truck’s center of gravity.  It also features [...]

Feb 28, 2012 Comments
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Readers’ Rides: Custom Traxxas Slash VXL [January 2012]

Custom Traxxas Slash VXL: This inspirational rig comes to us from Karl Sandvik and he based it on a Traxxas Slash VXL. The custom body was build was a combination of aluminum and Shoe GOO.  Instead of buying lights for this truck, Karl made them from soda can aluminum for the buckets, LEDs from a [...]

Jan 28, 2012 Comments
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