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JConcepts Hi-Flow Body For The Team Associated T5M Gives Racers Another Option

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 […]
Traxxas RTR Slash 4X4 Fox Shocks Edition [WITH VIDEO]- Very Cool

Traxxas RTR Slash 4X4 Fox Shocks Edition [WITH VIDEO]- Very Cool

Fox is no slouch when it comes to suspension and Traxxas has partnered up with the full size motorsports company to bring the two together with RC drivers reaping the benefits. In this case the Traxxas 4×4 gets the treatment with graphics pronouncing to everyone its special Fox special features. But, Traxxas doesn’t stop there […]

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Axial SCX10 Salvage Truck by Micheal Matthews [READERS RIDE]

Axial SCX10 Salvage Truck by Micheal Matthews [READERS RIDE]

Micheal gets big points for  originality with his Axial SCX10-based salvage truck. He only shared a few details — the outstanding photos do most of the talking for him. He chose an Axial 55T motor for tons of torque down low, with Castle’s SV3 speed control ensuring precise throttle management. Micheal looked to Hitec for […]
Fast Laps: Who Will Win the 2016 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions?

Fast Laps: Who Will Win the 2016 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions?

This month (Jan 21-24), drivers from around the globe will descend on OCRC Raceway in Huntington Beach, for the 2016 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions. The layout isn’t installed yet, but a good bet is that it will be a typical American, Supercross-style track with firm clay and features most racers are familiar with. Ghost […]

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Team Durango DEX210F Front-Motor 1/10 2wd Buggy Kit for High-Bite Conditions

Team Durango DEX210F Front-Motor 1/10 2wd Buggy Kit for High-Bite Conditions

With high-bite tracks becoming the norm and in some cases, ultra high-bite like astroturf, it’s no surprising to see buggies like this Team Durango DEX210F front-motor buggy coming to the market. Developed by Team Durango engineers and professional driver Travis Amezcua, this buggy moves the motor further forward than typical mid or rear-motor designs, giving […]
Teaser: New REDS TXX Pro 1/8 ESC Gives Big Vehicle Users Another Option

Teaser: New REDS TXX Pro 1/8 ESC Gives Big Vehicle Users Another Option

1/8-scale nitro vehicles like Buggies and Monster Trucks are a lot of fun, but outdoor weather, local spots and the complexity of nitro can limit their use. It comes as no surprise that electric vehicles are filling that gap and providing another level of fun. Reds is aware of this and is poised to bring […]

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Fast Laps: Who Is the Best Driver Ever?

Fast Laps: Who Is the Best Driver Ever?

Ask any group of RC racers who they pick for the best driver ever, and chances are you’ll get some pretty passionate opinions and arguments. Like a Presidential campaign, emotions can get heated and facts exaggerated. That’s because these talented drivers often reflect something in ourselves- something we relate to or hold in a very […]
KO PROPO Adds Some Bling with Their New Limited Edition Blue EX-1 KIY Version 3

KO PROPO Adds Some Bling with Their New Limited Edition Blue EX-1 KIY Version 3

A transmitter is an important interface between the driver and the vehicle and critical to having the best performance. The types of features and ergonomics can elevate it from an entry level item to professional grade. KO Propo has been making radio systems for a long time and understand this importance and realize the looks […]

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Quick Build: Tamiya TT-02B MS

Quick Build: Tamiya TT-02B MS

Tamiya’s TT-02 platform delivers shaft-driven 4WD on a budget for a bunch of the brand’s tourers and drifters, and is also offered as the b-is-for-buggy TT-02B in Dual Ridge and Neo Scorcher body styles. For this build, I’ve got the TT-02B MS, which ramps things up a notch or two with fiberglass shock towers, a […]
Traxxas Slash Shoebox Chevy by Anthony Stephens [READER’S RIDE]

Traxxas Slash Shoebox Chevy by Anthony Stephens [READER’S RIDE]

Anthony Stephens’ ’55 Shoebox Chevy is a great example of just how versatile the Traxxas Slash platform can be. He started with a Platinum Edition Slash built on a 4WD LCG chassis and uses the stock Velineon power system. He installed an Outerwears dust shroud to keep debris out of the running gear, and topped […]

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Interview: Cliff Lett On the RC10 and Radio Control Then & Now

Interview: Cliff Lett On the RC10 and Radio Control Then & Now

Team Associated President Cliff Lett has made a career in motorsports, both full-size and RC. Before joining Team Associated in 1988, Cliff worked in research and development with Team Yamaha. The skills he honed keeping the legendary Rick Johnson’s YZ250 on top of motocross podiums transferred directly to his work as product development manager for […]
Custom Axial Wraith Crawler by Ken Takemoto [READER’S RIDE]

Custom Axial Wraith Crawler by Ken Takemoto [READER’S RIDE]

Ken Takemoto from Dover Delaware sent us this serious looking Axial Wraith-based crawler with Jeep-inspired body panels hand-fabricated out of .025 aluminum sheet.  The aluminum axles front and rear, steel drive shafts, and steel rollcage (modified) are all from Integy. RC4WD supplied the R2 transmission. The upper and lower links are sourced from AsiaTees. He […]
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