Off-road

Pro-File: IFMAR 1/8 Scale Off-Road World Champ Ty Tessmann

Canada’s Ty Tessmann is one of RC’s most consummate professionals, as well as one of its youngest. At just 21 years old, Ty has ten years of competition under his belt, experience that has made him the reigning IFMAR Nitro Off-Road World Champion. In this excerpt from our April issue, Ty gets the “Pro-File” treatment [...]

Jun 18, 2015 Comments
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Axial Yeti Rock Racer by Matt Waterfield [Reader's Ride]

Matt bought his Axial Yeti when it first came out, but knew right away that he wanted to improve its looks and durability with some mods. First priority was the suspension. The front received a set of RPM control arms, Hot Racing C-hubs and knuckles, Pro-Line Racing Pro-Spec shocks, a Vanquish steering rack, and an [...]

Jun 17, 2015 Comments
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Kevin Holmlund’s Incredible Conley V8-Powered 1/4 Scale Grave Digger Monster Truck [VIDEO]

What would you do if you got your hands on a fully operational 1/4 scale Conley V8 engine? Most would mount it on a nice piece of stained wood and put it on their desk, and a few of those people would actually fire it up from time to time to show it off to [...]

Jun 16, 2015 Comments
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Castle Creations Announces New Mamba X Series

The Mamba Series of speed controls are legendary, and now the company is poised to bring their newest speed controls to the market with the release of their new Mamba X Series. We can’t wait to try them out and fortunately there are two versions to choose from including the Mamba Micro X for 1/18th [...]

Jun 15, 2015 Comments
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LRP Updates iX8 for 1/8-Scale Vehicles

1/8-scale vehicles place a lot of demands on electric equipped vehicles and LRP is staying one step ahead by releasing a new version of their successful iX8. This new iX8 V2 brushless speed control is specifically designed for 1/8-scale applications and has new hardware components and new v2.6 Team firmware. Testing has shown that these [...]

Jun 11, 2015 Comments
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Traxxas Stampede & Bandit VXL get Stability Management

It hasn’t been very long since Traxxas introduced its TSM (Traxxas Stability Management) technology and released it in the Slash VXL and 4X4 OBA models. Now you can pick up a Stampede VXL with the exciting technology. So what does that mean to you? It means that you’ll have more control over this 1/10-scale monster [...]

Jun 01, 2015 Comments
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The Team Associated SC5M: Next Generation Short Course

Following the success of the B5M and T5M platforms, it comes as no surprise that the winning geometry and features of the vehicles would be applied to a short-course truck. Dubbed the Team Associated SC5M Team Kit, it shares 90% of the same parts with a few that make it unique for short-course racing. Sold [...]

May 28, 2015 Comments
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Axial’s New Wheel Wells Add More Realism To Your SCX10

Along with scale appeal, Axial’s wheel-well kit adds protection for your electronics by keeping mud and water from splashing up into the chassis. The wells have a realistic textured finish and are molded in clear Lexan so you can paint them black like you see on full-size trucks, match to body color, or whatever you like. [...]

May 28, 2015 Comments
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