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2015 RROC Outdoor: Associated’s Rivkin and Local Jake Mayo Take the Wins.

2015 RROC Outdoor: Associated’s Rivkin and Local Jake Mayo Take the Wins.

The first running of the 2015 Reedy Outdoor Off-Road Race of Champions is over, and with it a few surprises. In the premiere classes of Open 4WD Buggy, Open 2WD buggy and Open Stadium Truck, it was newly crowned 2WD World Champ Spencer Rivkin (Team Associated) who took the 4WD class after working by TQ […]
Kevin Motter has had little time with the new 22 3.0, but is already showing what it i capable of.

2015 RROC Outdoor: Under the Hood of Kevin Motter’s TQ TLR 22 3.0

The mains are running today at the 2015 Reedy Outdoor Off-Road Race of Champions, and I was able to get a peak at Kevin Motter’s TLR 22 3.0 that grabbed the TQ spot in Open 2WD buggy. In spite of the loose, dusty conditions, his buggy is almost entirely in box stock configuration. For power […]

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Traxxas T-Maxx Awards

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HPI Savage XL 5.9 by Ulysses Prioleau [Reader’s Ride]

HPI Savage XL 5.9 by Ulysses Prioleau [Reader’s Ride]

Ulysses wrote in to tell us that his very favorite types of article in RC Car Action are the How-to’s showing tricks for customizing and upgrading your truck. From the pics, it looks like he has been taking good notes! He tells us he did “a little” custom work to the front end of his […]

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JConcepts S2 B5M Body With 6.5″ Finnisher Rear Wing

JConcepts S2 B5M Body With 6.5″ Finnisher Rear Wing

From JConcepts: Backing up a successful design is perhaps the most difficult task in design and engineering. Faced with the challenge, the crew at JConcepts once again went to work to outfit the team during the 2015 IFMAR World Championships with a body capable of enhancing performance. Dubbed the S2, the new shell rocks some […]
The new TLR 22 3.0 is prepped tp hit the track at OCRC Raceway in Huntington Beach, Caifornia. Jake Thayer (buggy shown) and Kevin Motter received the buggy and extra parts and meticulously prepared it. Last night they were able to start putting it through its paces and tuning it for the famous dirt.

TLR 22 3.0 2WD Buggy In Action at OCRC

The electric off-road racing scene has been given quite a big shake up with TLR releasing their new 22 3.0 2WD buggy. The buggy isn’t just a new version, but almost a completely new platform with a host of very interesting features. We got a VIP invitation to go to OCRC Raceway in Huntington Beach […]

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Traxxas/Axial Hybrid Scout 80 by Scott Lempert [Reader’s Ride]

Traxxas/Axial Hybrid Scout 80 by Scott Lempert [Reader’s Ride]

We could probably do an entire column just on Scott Lempert’s scale projects, so prolific is he with off-season building. One in particular that caught our eye was this ’63 International Scout 80—not just for the styrene body which Scott crafted himself, but for the unusual mix of components. The backbone is a set of […]
Traxxas RTR X-Maxx [VIDEO]

Traxxas RTR X-Maxx [VIDEO]

From Traxxas: X-Maxx is an all-new, clean-sheet design, engineered from the start to take Traxxas Tough™ to a whole new level. Unrelenting 4X4 power, mammoth size, and ferocious determination makes this mighty monster a truly worthy successor to the Maxx® legacy. Size Wins X-Maxx is enormous. Size wins by giving you the advantage to power […]

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RC Car Action EXCLUSIVE: Traxxas Announces All-New X-MAXX, and WE DRIVE IT

RC Car Action EXCLUSIVE: Traxxas Announces All-New X-MAXX, and WE DRIVE IT

Other than Traxxas insiders, only RC Car Action has driven the X-Maxx! You’ll see it in our January issue. Yep, it’s big. The X-Maxx is 30 inches long and tips the scales at 21 pounds with batteries. We did not see this bad boy coming! RC Car Action has the exclusive on Traxxas’ amazing new X-Maxx, […]
Tamiya Mitsubishi Pajero by Dave Hall [READER’S RIDE]

Tamiya Mitsubishi Pajero by Dave Hall [READER’S RIDE]

Australia has some gorgeous scenery—in any scale—as can be seen by the shots sent in by Dave Hall of his ultra-realistic Tamiya Mitsubishi Pajero. Running on the CC01 chassis, Dave’s Pajero sports an 80t motor from RC4WD paired with an Axial AE5 speed control. The body is painted Tamiya dark blue and has been treated […]
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