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When Should I Move Up to the Next Class?

When Should I Move Up to the Next Class?

Moving up in classes can sometimes be a hard thing to judge. Advancing depends mostly on your driving and wrenching skills but may also you may also have to take into consideration your competition or if you are moving from novice to intermediate or intermediate to expert. I will brush on both areas. I wish […]
O.S. Engine 21XZ-R Engines

O.S. Engine 21XZ-R Engines

O.S. introduces two new 21XZ-R engines designed to overthrow the status quo in 1/8 scale on-road racing! Both can run a full 10-minute heat on just one tank of fuel, while most other engines need two tanks. That puts the 21XZ-R driver a pit stop ahead of the pack — and in sole possession of […]

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Gens Ace inline

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Kyosho Inferno ST-RR EVO Truggy Kit

Kyosho Inferno ST-RR EVO Truggy Kit

From Kyosho America: Not content with its impressive record of multiple victories, the Inferno ST charges ahead with further enhancements in the most powerful version yet in the form of the Inferno ST RR EVO. The dynamic off-road speed of a racing buggy combines with the strength of a stadium truck to produce a machine […]
JQ Products THE Engine

JQ Products THE Engine

THE Engine is a high performance,· proven short stroke engine, produced in Japan. The main goals of the design is a smooth powerband, long runtime, ease of tuning, and most of all, consistency and stable running. The drivers who have tested THE Engine have mainly liked the smooth controllable powerband, and the milage. The goal […]

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JConcepts Durango DNX408 Hi-Flow Body

JConcepts Durango DNX408 Hi-Flow Body

The JConcepts Hi-Flow design has always been a favorite amongst racers since its IFMAR Worlds debut in 2007. The Hi-Flow has been described in many ways over the years, however, curvy, futuristic and sexy remain the most popular descriptors while referring to the Hi-Flow. The past, present and future unite as the Hi-Flow body has […]

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Gear Guide 2017
Kyosho Inferno Ready Set NEO ST Race Spec Type 1

Kyosho Inferno Ready Set NEO ST Race Spec Type 1

With the unrivalled 1/8 GP off-road World Champion DNA at its core, the Inferno ST NEO is a testament to Kyosho’s relentless pursuit of more speed. A total of 15 newly designed components have been integrated into the Inferno NEO ST RACE SPEC Readyset to deliver even faster performance from the NEO’s wide dimension chassis […]
Team Durango DNX408 Option Parts

Team Durango DNX408 Option Parts

Team Durango have released several new option parts for their DNX408 nitro off-road buggy. Carbon fiber radio tray – TD320039 Woven from high-quality carbon fiber, this hop-up part is 43% lighter than the standard kit item. It is also a lot stiffer, offering you the most precise servo operation. It allows less heat flow-through from […]

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FTW Goes Nitro

FTW Goes Nitro

FTW Racing Components today inaugurated their new line of bodies for 1:8 scale off-road buggies with the introduction of fitments for Team Associated’s RC8B and X-Ray’s 808. In keeping with their stated commitment to create products exhibiting form and function that defies convention, FTW with this product launch enters the 1:8 scale arena with the […]
Pro-Line Blockade 1/8 Buggy Tire–SNEAK PEEK

Pro-Line Blockade 1/8 Buggy Tire–SNEAK PEEK

Pro-Line driver Ryan Cavalieri piloted these new 1/8-scale buggy tires to a national championship this past weekend at the 2011 ROAR 1/8 Fuel Off-Road Nationals. Up until this race these tires were never seen before and they feature a large block with wider spacing. This tire will give you a new option when you are […]

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2011 ROAR 1/8-scale Fuel Off-road Nationals, Team Associated Wins Big

2011 ROAR 1/8-scale Fuel Off-road Nationals, Team Associated Wins Big

ROAR 1/8-Scale Offroad Fuel Nationals It was Team Associated’s day to shine today at the ’11 ROAR Offroad Fuel Nationals.  With Ryan Maifield claiming his third ROAR Truggy National title today and Ryan Cavalieri taking home his second ROAR Buggy National title (only the second racer ever to do so, after TLR’s Adam Drake), the […]
RB Innovations Hyper-Charger 1/5 Air Filter

RB Innovations Hyper-Charger 1/5 Air Filter

RB Innovations introduces its new line of 1/5th scale air filters. The Hyper-Charger features a realistic automotive blower look and function. The charger scoops the air and forces it directly into the engine. This intake allows for a cleaner and cooler air charge maximizing performance of any gas engine. At the heart of the system […]
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