Electric

Pit Bull 3.8″ Rock Beast XL Tires [REVIEW]

We tested Pit Bull’s 2.2” Rock Beast II tires in our October 2015 issue, and since then the trail-ready rubber has been joined by a new 3.8” version for the Axial Yeti XL—or any other rig that wears 3.8” rims such as the Traxxas T-Maxx and HPI Savage. Like Pit Bull’s 1.9” and 2.2” Rock Beasts, [...]

Jan 21, 2016 Comments
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Budget- Friendly HobbyKing Basher 2S2P Hardcase LiHV Packs

LiPo batteries changed the RC world when they came out, but they’ve stayed relatively the same for peak voltage. Now Basher Racing by HobbyKing is among a few manufacturers releasing their own version of a high voltage pack labeled LiHV and are available in 6600mAh and 5600mAh hardcase packs. These packs also weigh less and [...]

Jan 20, 2016 Comments
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Goin’ Fast & Turnin’ Left at the RC Chili Bowl [VIDEO]

If you hit just one dirt-oval event, make it the Chilli Bowl—when you’re not racing RC, you can watch the full-scale Chili Bowl Midget Nats! And if you think going left is easy, you’re right—it’s going left faster than everyone else that’s hard. Click for action from the race, and don’t be surprised if you [...]

Jan 20, 2016 Comments
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Axial SCX10 Custom Honcho by Adam Hoover [READERS RIDE]

Adam’s truck has a certain gritty, home-brewed scale look to it that really appeals to us. It looks like the kind of real truck we would build in our garage at home. He custom-welded the eco-cage and rear section himself, and added a RC4WD Mojave cab which he custom-painted to give it a home-built beater [...]

Jan 19, 2016 Comments
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XRAY 2016 X10 1/10 Pan Car For the Rug.

If you’ve never raced on high bite surfaces like carpet, I can tell you from first hand experience that it is a lot of fun. Pan cars are deceptively simple, but the details are where things count. This is especially true when considering the speed and lightning fast handling these cars have. 1/10-scale pan cars [...]

Jan 19, 2016 Comments
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Schelle Asterisk Wing Buttons For 1/10 and 1/8 Buggies Add Some Extra Bling

Part of the fun of owning an RC car for bashing or racing, is having it reflect your own unique style and tastes. Schelle Racing Innovations is known worldwide by serious racers for their tuning items to help increase performance, but these unique wing buttons can add some style and also eliminate the need for [...]

Jan 13, 2016 Comments
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Tamiya and HPI Lowriders by Demitree Baldwin [READERS RIDE]

Demitree has taken his electric touring cars in a thoroughly original direction with a little help from classic Chevy bodies from Pegasus and Parma. He has converted three cars into lowriders that look and drive the part thanks to controllable, articulating suspension. The Pegasus ’64 Impala rides on a Tamiya TT-02 chassis. There’s a Parma [...]

Jan 13, 2016 Comments
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JConcepts Hi-Flow Body For The Team Associated T5M Gives Racers Another Option

Stadium trucks have a long and loyal following among racers and the new JConcepts Hi-Flow body is another option with traditional and tasteful lines. No ugly blobs, this body is based on 1:1 styling and has all the included items you’d expect  from JConcepts including protective overspray film, window masks and decal sheet. Read below [...]

Jan 06, 2016 Comments
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