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JConcepts Crowbars 1/8-Scale Buggy Tires – Blue Compound

Test Location: Pin Shop Hobbies >> Oakville, CT I mounted up the Crowbars to some JConcepts Max-Ups buggy wheels and let the CA glue bond overnight. I tossed them on my Team Associated RC8 electric buggy and ran it at the local Saturday races. The tires seemed to hook up very well and had great [...]

Nov 16, 2009 Comments
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21st annual NR/CTPA World Championships

  Text: Joe Kilian Pictures: Phil Grande   The tradition continues! The 21st annual NR/CTPA World Championships were held at the Ramada Inn in Holiday City, OH on October 9-11. The event started off on Friday night with the Friday Night Drags featuring 4×4 modified monster trucks. Some of these were specially designed for this [...]

Nov 16, 2009 Comments
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Mayhem Engineering Ultimate Comp Wheels

Mayhem Engineering has been making high-quality rock crawling rims for years, and the Ultimate Comp Wheel is their latest offering. The Ultimate Comp Wheels feature aluminum construction and center supports that prevent the foam inside the wheel from moving laterally. By doing this, side-hilling and tire support should be drastically improved as well as the [...]

Sep 01, 2009 Comments
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2009 ROAR Electric Off-Road Nationals

Monday, June 22, 2009 11:31:09 AM by Trevor “Chilly” Duncan Watch for updates here as I report from Omaha this week. If you have any questions, or would like to see something featured, please shoot an e-mail over to me at rccanews@airage.com . And if you are attending this year’s race make sure stop by [...]

Aug 21, 2009 Comments
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DuraTrax Vendetta TC

DuraTrax’s 1/18-scale lineup has been expanded now to include a ready-to-run touring car, the Vendetta TC RTR. Since it is based on the previous Vendetta vehicles, the road-driven version features a molded-plastic semi-tub chassis, 4-wheel independent suspension with fluid-filled shocks, ball differentials and a shaft-driven 4WD drivetrain spinning on ball bearings. Even better is that [...]

Jul 02, 2009 Comments
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DuraTrax Vendetta TC

  DuraTrax’s 1/18-scale lineup has been expanded now to include a ready-to-run touring car, the Vendetta TC RTR. Since it is based on the previous Vendetta vehicles, the road-driven version features a molded-plastic semi-tub chassis, 4-wheel independent suspension with fluid-filled shocks, ball differentials and a shaft-driven 4WD drivetrain spinning on ball bearings. Even better is [...]

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Venom Creeper

 

Jun 18, 2009 Comments
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How-To Desert Truck Conversion

Here are some bonus photos of our How-To Desert Truck Conversion article featured in the Desert & Off-road special issue.

Jun 08, 2009 Comments
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