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Axial Wraith Trail Frog [READER’S RIDE]

Axial Wraith Trail Frog [READER’S RIDE]

Mark Liersch’s list of upgrades reads like a wish-list for anyone into trail and scale. He beefed up the driveline with Rave G5 machined axles and a RC4WD 2-speed transmission. Big-time torque comes courtesy of RC4WD too in the form of a 45-turn motor controlled through an Axial AE5 speed controller on 2S Lipos. A […]
Custom Mohave Crawler [READER’S RIDE]

Custom Mohave Crawler [READER’S RIDE]

Scott Oney tells us the idea with this project was to build up a Class 1 scale truck on a set of Losi Comp Crawler axles so that he wouldn’t need a speed control with a drag brake. He chose an Axial Dingo chassis, then had to figure out how to mount his RC4WD Mojave […]

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Axial Racing Exo Terra Trophy Truck by Richard Derry [READER’S RIDE]

Axial Racing Exo Terra Trophy Truck by Richard Derry [READER’S RIDE]

Richard Derry liked the nimble speed and scale character of the Axial Racing Exo Terra buggy, but he wanted something more unique so he converted his into a lookalike Trophy Truck inspired by the Toyota driven by Ivan “Iron Man” Stewart. As you can see from the body-off shot, Richard added a bunch of aluminum […]
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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Out of the Box: Losi Audi R8 LMS Ultra FIA-GT3 RTR

Out of the Box: Losi Audi R8 LMS Ultra FIA-GT3 RTR

Losi made waves with the announcement of its new 1/6 scale 6IX platform wrapped in Audi R8 GT3 bodywork, and RC Car Action is the first to get a review car. For Losi’s official pics and tech details, see our previous post on the big Audi. Full review coming up, for now let’s see what you get […]
Losi’s LST XXL-2 Is Now Available With 6S Electric Power [VIDEO]

Losi’s LST XXL-2 Is Now Available With 6S Electric Power [VIDEO]

First the Losi LST XXL was updated with gasoline power and now the gang at Losi have given us a electric powered version that is capable of handling 6S of LiPo power. A 2200Kv brushless motor gets things moving and Spektrum’s AVC keeps the truck in total control at all times. Wheelies are going to […]

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Pro Boat Announces Voracity-E and Stealthwake RTRs

Pro Boat Announces Voracity-E and Stealthwake RTRs

Pro Boat has just released two new V-hull boats for the boat gang out there. Both are ready-to-run models and go by the names of Voracity-E 36  and Stealthwake 23.  The Voracity-E 36 is a 36 inch boat with a fiberglass hull and it has a 120amp speed control that is capable of 6S power. […]
This Full-size vs. RC Formula-E Matchup Is Pretty Cool, and Fake [VIDEO]

This Full-size vs. RC Formula-E Matchup Is Pretty Cool, and Fake [VIDEO]

Hat-tip to Jalopnik for this story, which teases with the highly clickable headline of “Watch This Electric Race Car Tear It Up With Its Superfast RC Twin.” The video is a fluff piece for Qualcomm’s “Halo” wireless charging technology for full-size electric cars. Instead of plugging the car into the power supply, you simply park […]

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Novak M2 Dig Adds New Functionality & Motor Combo

Novak M2 Dig Adds New Functionality & Motor Combo

Novak has updated the M2 Dig speed control with a fourth throttle profile that let’s you independently control a brushed motor and a motorized accessory. “Use one side to run the vehicle motor, and the 2nd side to operate the vehicles’ winch or other accessory device. No more pre-mixed operation or ‘dig’ settings needed in […]
Spektrum Announces Six New Surface Servos

Spektrum Announces Six New Surface Servos

Spektrum has just announced a whole gang of new surface servos, ranging from 167 to 364 oz.-in. of torque at six volts and suitable for 1/10 and 1/8 use. All feature removable wire harnesses to easily customize installation and all-metal mounting tabs to make sure all that torque goes into the linkages, not case flex. Full […]

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FG/JetCat Turbine Big Rig by Jerome Swift

FG/JetCat Turbine Big Rig by Jerome Swift

This amazing Red Bull Racing MAN Jet Truck is based off of an FG 1/5-scale long-wheelbase kit and powered by a P120 JetCat turbine producing 30lbs of thrust at 125,000rpm! Builder Jerome Smith is the proprietor of JS Models and Hobbies, and he used all his professional expertise to assemble a machine. As he tells […]
Losi Announces Troy Lee Designs TEN-SCTE – Nuremberg News

Losi Announces Troy Lee Designs TEN-SCTE – Nuremberg News

More Nuremburg news from Losi. The 4WD TEN-SCTE has been redressed as a new Troy Lee Designs RTR. Based on the 2013 and 2014 ROAR Nationals winner, theTroy Lee Designs livery is fully licensed and should appeal to motocross and off-road racers looking for looks to go along with the 4WD shaft-driven chassis. Equally impressive […]
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