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Product Review: Slash RPM Gearbox Housing and Rear Mounts

Words Drew Trudeau RPM has always been serious about their upgrades and making vehicle perform that much better.  Their latest and greatest offering is the trick gearbox housing and rear mounts kit for your Traxxas 2WD Slash, Stampede, e-Rustler and Bandit.  With this hop-up kit you receive three key parts that upgrade the stock gearbox, [...]

May 30, 2013 Comments
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How To Make Track Snacks [Taco Pockets]

Snacking With Drew: Taco Pockets How are you supposed to afford your next upgrade or vehicle when you keep spending your hard-earned money on restaurants, take-out and fast food at the track? When race day arrives you can end up spending a great part of the day at the track and inevitably you are going [...]

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Step-by-step Build: Associated B4.2 Factory Team [Part 2]

Word and Photos By Drew Trudeau In Part One of our Factory Team B4.2 build we constructed the steering, front end assembly, and the transmission. When we started digging into the build it was plain to see that Team Associated’s upgraded and high performing B4.2 2WD buggy goes the extra mile over the standard B4.1 [...]

May 29, 2013 Comments
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Facebook Look-In [July 2013 Issue]

The July issue of RC Car Action is on newsstands now! If you are subscribed to our digital edition or RC Car Action Premium Site, click the “Full Access” link below to check out the complete issue. In this issue you will find: Performance tests of Hod Bodies’ D812, Team Associated’s Apex Touring, and the [...]

May 17, 2013 Comments
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Video Of The Week: Drift Sessions RC Vol. 10

Can’t get enough of these drift videos, and it seems like they just keep getting better and better.  Check out this one created by Drift Sessions RC, a few drift cars doing their thing on an indoor track. The Cars, Track and Drifts in this video are very impressive. Take a look at more of [...]

May 17, 2013 Comments
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A Quick History of Tamiya’s Solid-Axle Monster Trucks

With the news of the TXT-2 Agrios, we thought it fitting to take a look back at the history of Tamiya’s “true” monster trucks, the 1/10-scale, solid-axle behemoths that have roamed the earth wearing the distinctive double-star logo since 1987.   CLOD BUSTER The original RC monster truck. When it was released in 1987, the [...]

May 10, 2013 Comments
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Video Of The Week: 4th Anniversary Drift Bash with oneTen Drift Crew

Much respect for the oneTEN Drift Network guys! This video shows what a well-organized club and dedicated members can do, not to mention some great drifting skills in full effect. Excellent driving, fluid camera work, and a soundtrack that brings the bass—consider us fans! Check out their YouTube Page – oneTen Drift Network

May 08, 2013 Comments
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Test Bench: JConcepts Escape Body For Associated SC10B

In the past, the only replacement body choice for Team Associated’s RTR SC10B was the factory-issued shell, but JConcepts now lets you give your cage-car a new look with their Escape body which is custom fit for the SC10B. The Escape body is molded in two pieces, each with protective overspray film.  The main body [...]

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