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Them’s the Brakes [Tech Center]

Them’s the Brakes [Tech Center]

I have a nitro truck and the engine runs great but shuts down every time I stop. It fires right back up with no problem, but it’s really frustrating. How do I keep it running? The problem here is the idle setting on your engine’s carburetor.  e carburetor’s idle screw sets how much the […]

Matsukura Gives Roche Its First IFMAR World Championship [VIDEO]

The IFMAR On-Road World Championships is going on right now and the event starts off with 1/12-scale pan car racing, then leads in to touring car. Held in China, the best on-road racers in the world did battle on the technical carpet track, and it was Naoto Matsukura who drove his prototype Roche Rapide 2017 […]

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Racing is All About Having Fun [VIDEO]

Racing is All About Having Fun [VIDEO]

Racing doesn’t always have to be serious with calipers to measure every millimeter. The 2015 Tamiya Challenge Cup gathered racers to battle with their Tamiya Honda City cars in this action-filled race. It’s all about pullin’ wheelies and laughs. We need more of this. Check it out.
Serpent’s Greiner Wins 2016 IFMAR 200mm On-Road Worlds

Serpent’s Greiner Wins 2016 IFMAR 200mm On-Road Worlds

Another IFMAR World Championships is in the books and this time it was the 200mm Nitro On-Road Championships. Hosted by Automodellismo Cinque Colli Gubbio, the great facility in Gubbio, Italy, saw the best of nitro on-road drivers in attendance over August 4-14. Coming from behind and putting in a flawless run, the Serpent driver Dominic […]

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Pro-Line AMBUSH, All-New RTR Rock Crawler [VIDEO]

Pro-Line AMBUSH, All-New RTR Rock Crawler [VIDEO]

Pro-Line is well known for Readers’ Choice Award-winning bodies, wheels, and tires, as well as the PRO-2 Buggy, PRO-2 SC, and PRO MT kits. Now Pro-Line is branching out into rock-crawlers, minis, and ready-to-runs…all in one model! The all-new Ambush is a 1/25 “True Scale” rock crawler with all the detail you’d expect from the body and […]
Fun: Print and Fold Your Own Team Associated Kits

Fun: Print and Fold Your Own Team Associated Kits

Ready to get your arts and crafts on? Click on the links below to download papercraft patterns and fold up classic kit boxes and a Lucas Oil SC10!   RC10 Classic Box: www.teamassociated.com/pdf/AE_RC10_Classic_MiniBox.pdf   RC10 Worlds Car Box: www.teamassociated.com/…/AE_RC10_WorldsCar_MiniBox.pdf   Lucas Oil SC10: www.teamassociated.com/pdf/SC10_Lucas_Oil.pdf   Photo: Ryan Holcomb Visit TeamAssociated.com See more posts about Team […]

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Online Build: TLR 5IVE-B

Online Build: TLR 5IVE-B

TLR surprised the RC world with the introduction of the 1/5-scale 5IVE-B which is the first 1/5-scale vehicle to be in the TLR lineup. I was luck enough to get my hands on one of the first kits and I have been enjoying the build. Here are a few photos to show you how it’s coming […]
The high-bite HobbyTown USA HobbyPlex track. Host of the 2016 ROAR Electric Off-Road Nationals.

2016 ROAR EP Off-Road Nats: TLR’s Phend is Phenomenal by Taking 3 TQ’s

Saturday at the 2016 ROAR Electric O-Road Nationals is over and with it the end of qualifications. While 2015 was all about the display put on by Team Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri, this year looks as if TLR‘s Dakotah Phend will be the driver to beat as he took 3 of the 4 modified classes that […]

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Silicone Oil Explained: Weight (W or WT) Versus cSt

Silicone Oil Explained: Weight (W or WT) Versus cSt

There seems to be a lot of debate about what brand of oil to use in shocks and differentials. While silicone oil is recognized as the best for RC due to its ability to resist changes in viscosity due to temperature fluctuations, the labeling can be misleading. To clarify, only manufacturers using cSt as a […]
Idle Gear? More Like Hard-Working Gear [Tech Center]

Idle Gear? More Like Hard-Working Gear [Tech Center]

Since I upgraded to brushless power, my truck keeps eating up the middle gear in the transmission. How can I make it last?   The idler gear is the hardest-working gear in your transmission. It meshes with both the top-shaft gear and the differential gear, so it’s subjected to a lot of stress. To prevent […]

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Here’s all the new Pro-Line Stuff…

Here’s all the new Pro-Line Stuff…

If you’re hip to our NEW CARS & GEAR page, you’ve already seen all this loot! If not, bookmark it and hit it on the daily. Click any pic to see the new Pro-Line stuff, plus there’s a video how-to for mounting Bead-Locs at the end. Go! 1985 Toyota HiLux SR5 Clear Body Predator Clear […]

Prop-Powered Pickup? What Could Possibly Go Wrong? [VIDEO]

Yep, no chance of clipping a finger here. Feel free to insert your own “I bet that thing really flies” joke. It actually doesn’t fly (in the air) or fly (go fast), but how often do you see a truck with a 4-stroke engine spinning a prop up front?
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