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WIN THIS TRUCK! Pro-Line Monster Makeover

One of the many things that makes RC so much fun is the ability to easily transform the look and performance of your machine. Any car or truck can go from mild-mannered to extreme machine by simply swapping the body, wheels and tires. With exactly that type of magic trick in mind, we turned out [...]

Mar 05, 2015 Comments
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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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Adam Drake Joins Mugen Seiki

There’s been plenty of speculation as to where Adam Drake would land after parting with longtime sponsor TLR, and word has just come down that The Drake is running for Mugen. Adam was first spotted running a Mugen buggy at the Dirt Nitro Challenge a little more than a week ago, and Mugen has now [...]

Mar 03, 2015 Comments
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Reedy Announces 2015 Reedy International Touring Car Race of Champions

Reedy has just announced details for the 2015 Reedy International Touring Car Race of Champions. Last year saw Yokomo’s Ronald Volker step to the top of the podium in dominant fashion. Will there be a repeat or will the race crown a different champion? RC Car Action will be there in May to cover the event [...]

Feb 26, 2015 Comments
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TLR’s Maifield and HB/HPI’s David Ronnefalk take Pro Buggy and Truggy at The 2015 Dirt Nitro Challnge.

Monday morning and the dust has settled at the 16th annual Dirt Nitro Challenge held in Goodyear, Arizona. With epic battles throughout the weekend on each of the three Nitro Challenge tracks (1/5, 1/8, 1/10) some drivers came home with glory and the rest in defeat. The prized podiums as always came from the big [...]

Feb 23, 2015 Comments
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HB Tessmann Worlds Edition D815 – Champ In a Box

First came the Tessmann-Edition truggy (which you’ll see reviewed in our May issue), and now HB has tooled up another Ty-approved machine: the worlds version of his 2014 IFMAR Worlds-winning D812. Now dubbed the D815 Tessmann Worlds Edition, the top performing buggy gets an improved center drivetrain, aluminum servo saver arm and sintered brake pads [...]

Feb 23, 2015 Comments
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It’s Time for ROAR to Update Their Rules

Racing needs rules. Without them there would be no guidelines and confusion would rein. But what happens when the rules are so vague, outdated or confusing that their relevance is useless? Thumbing through the latest rulebook and you’ll see a lot of rules with a ton of detail. It can be overwhelming, but fortunately the [...]

Feb 16, 2015 Comments
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Kev’s Bench: Custom 1/5-Scale Trophy Truck

I have been a fan of 1/5-scale for many years. I love the size of the vehicles and have always been impressed by the performance that they give you. About 5 years ago I thought it would be cool to have a 1/5-scale trophy truck but the problem with that was that no one was [...]

Feb 02, 2015 Comments
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