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Pit Bull 3.8″ Rock Beast XL Tires [REVIEW]

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, […]
Budget- Friendly HobbyKing Basher 2S2P Hardcase LiHV Packs

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 […]

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Goin’ Fast & Turnin’ Left at the RC Chili Bowl [VIDEO]

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 […]
Fast Laps: Should There Be Less Factory Pros in Racing?

Fast Laps: Should There Be Less Factory Pros in Racing?

Recently in shocking news, legendary driver Atsushi Hara announced that he would compete as a privateer in nitro off-road racing after leaving SWorkz. In another situation, Drew Moller announced his departure from HB/HPI Racing in order to pursue a college education. But, these aren’t the only instances where drivers have made big moves as a […]

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Axial SCX10 Custom Honcho by Adam Hoover [READERS RIDE]

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 […]
SWORKz S350 EVO II Limited Edition 1/8 Pro Buggy Kit- Brap!

SWORKz S350 EVO II Limited Edition 1/8 Pro Buggy Kit- Brap!

Nitro buggies rule the outdoor tracks and this one from SWORKz is the company’s latest dirt slayer. Dubbed the S350 EVO II Limited Edition, the buggy boasts competition grade features and a host of tuning options you’d expect in a buggy at this level. Hosting a pivot-ball front suspension and an increase in their BBS […]

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Schelle Asterisk Wing Buttons For 1/10 and 1/8 Buggies Add Some Extra Bling

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 […]
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 […]

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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 […]
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 […]

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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 […]
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 […]
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