Short Course

JConcepts Ford Atlas SCT Traxxas Slash Absolute Scaler Body

Traxxas Slash and Slash 4×4 have a new body to help liven up their rigs. JConcepts’ new Ford Atlas shell has all the cool vibe of the big, full-size truck. Starting with the oversized grill, the body continues to impress with a split headlight design and edgy hood detail bulks around the fenders to provide [...]

Mar 05, 2015 Comments
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The Sauce Situation: Do We Need Tighter Rules For Traction Compounds?

If you race, you’ve probably been aware of a pretty serious issue going on. It’s dangerous, often smells terrible and can leave you with headaches, foul clothing or even worse. I’m talking about tire sauce. The origins of the use of tire sauce were probably first introduced in on-road and used on rubber and foam [...]

Jan 19, 2015 Comments
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Kyosho re-enters the short course arena with the new SC6

Kyosho immediately made a splash in the SC scene with the Ultima SC when it debuted back in 2010, with Jared Tebo winning several events right after the RTR truck was released. A couple of updated kit versions followed over the next couple of years, but when the RT6 stadium truck was released (and the [...]

Apr 04, 2014 Comments
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How To Build, Tune, and Maintain Gear Differentials

Gear differentials have been the norm in 1/8-scale cars for quite a while, but it has only been since the release of short course trucks that they’ve found their way into many RTR and race-level 1/10-scale cars and trucks. A gear diff requires little maintenance and is very durable, which is why they have become [...]

Dec 20, 2013 Comments
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New Video! Losi 5IVE-T Roller review teaser

Losi’s new 5IVE-T Roller gets the full Performance Test treatment in our December issue, complete with Bartolone engine and pipe. Braaap!   Read the whole review (plus a lot of other stuff) in the December issue of RCCA!  

Oct 04, 2013 Comments
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Hot Product: Pro-Line Big Joe II “Traxxas Bead” Tires…and more

Pro-Line’s Big Joe tread is a former Readers’ Choice Awards “Best Tire” winner, and the extra-gnarly design looks exceptionally tough–especially when paired when Pro-Line’s Militia body, seen here on a Traxxas Revo with Pro-Line F-11 wheels.  The latest Joes feature a “Traxxas style” bead,  and are just one of a gang of new PL releases [...]

Aug 01, 2013 Comments
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Readers’s Ride of the Week: Bert Jones’ Traxxas Slash

Great shot from Facebook fan Bert Jones! Perfect composition, it’s in focus, and that late-afternoon sun looks killer. As for the truck, it’s the Kyle Busch version of the Traxxas Slash. Look for this one in the pages of RC Car Action! If you want to share your ride with us (whether it’s in action [...]

Jul 30, 2013 Comments
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Team Associated SC10RS RTR Updated With Lucas Slick Mist Body

Team Associated’s popular RTR SC10RS is now available in a replica body modeled after Robby Woods full scale truck he competes with in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series. And the SC10RS looks competitive right out of the box thanks to its Reedy 3300kV brushless motor and blue anodized aluminum V2 coil-over shocks. And [...]

Jul 11, 2013 Comments
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