New companies are popping up every day thanks to the increasing popularity of the scale RC scene. One off the newest is WICCRA, which stands for WI Custom Crawler—RC Accessories. Offerings from WICCRA include real-fabric soft tops for the Axial Jeep JK, Axial Deadbolt, and the New Bright 4-door JK. You can also get a […]
Known more for his electric skills, Kyosho’s Naoto Matsukura switched disciplines and took on a new challenge by entering, TQ’ing and winning the recent 2016 Japanese 1/8 Off-Road Nationals with his Kyosho MP9 TK14. Held at the Futaba Buggy Track in the Japanese Chiba prefecture, Matsukura who recently took the 1/12-scale IFMAR World Championship in […]
This video doesn’t just cover the action on the track, but gives a glimpse at everything that was going on at the event including the concourse event, the legends like Mike Reedy, Gil Losi Sr., that were there, the equipment, electronics, the buggies and much more. Pretty cool to see how far we’ve come from […]
Held at Fastlane Raceway, in Blue Springs, Missouri, this year’s Byron Fuels Heartland Off-Road Challenge showcased some of the best talent in nitro buggy racing. Now in its fifth year, the event is also a chance for this year’s IFMAR Worlds competitors to get in some last-minute testing and preparation in a competitive setting. In […]
The matte or “flat” look is a hot trend in the full size car world and easy to duplicate on a “hard” body—just choose paint with the level of sheen you want and spray away. But what about Lexan bodies? All the gloss comes from the plastic itself, and the paint goes on the inside. […]
Robby Gordon has been reading RC Car Action since he was a kid and received his first real RC vehicle, a Kyosho electric USA-1. The Jesse James-inspired ’54 Chevy Bel Air Kustom you see here is a long way from that classic Kyosho, but it does have a little monster truck DNA. Robby borrowed the […]
Click pics to embiggen By the time the December 1987 issue rolled around, the decade was definitely hitting it’s “rad 80s” stride. U2’s “With or Without You” and The Pretenders’ “Don’t Get Me Wrong” shared the charts with the dreck from Wang Chung and Chris DeBurgh, you rode your Supergoose to the mall theater to […]
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Jared Tebo has two IFMAR Worlds titles: he took the 2WD 1/10 Off-Road trophy in 2013 with current sponsor Kyosho, and in 2007, he won his first Worlds in the 4WD 1/10 Off-Road class with the car featured here: the Team Associated B44, the first-ever 4WD buggy to come directly from The Team (in previous […]
Scott Lempert, one of our scratch-build regulars, is back at it with another tribute to a drag-racing classic: The Little Red Wagon Dodge A100 — the legendary wheelie machine driven by Bill Golden from 1965 to 1975. Scott built the body out of styrene sheet after studying numerous period photos of the LRW. He also […]