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The Sauce Situation: Do We Need Tighter Rules For Traction Compounds?

The Sauce Situation: Do We Need Tighter Rules For Traction Compounds?

If you race, you’ve probably been aware of a pretty serious issue going on. It’s dangerous, often smells terrible and can leave you with headaches, foul clothing or even worse. I’m talking about tire sauce. The origins of the use of tire sauce were probably first introduced in on-road and used on rubber and foam […]
Kyosho re-enters the short course arena with the new SC6

Kyosho re-enters the short course arena with the new SC6

Kyosho immediately made a splash in the SC scene with the Ultima SC when it debuted back in 2010, with Jared Tebo winning several events right after the RTR truck was released. A couple of updated kit versions followed over the next couple of years, but when the RT6 stadium truck was released (and the […]

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How To Build, Tune, and Maintain Gear Differentials

How To Build, Tune, and Maintain Gear Differentials

Gear differentials have been the norm in 1/8-scale cars for quite a while, but it has only been since the release of short course trucks that they’ve found their way into many RTR and race-level 1/10-scale cars and trucks. A gear diff requires little maintenance and is very durable, which is why they have become […]
New Video! Losi 5IVE-T Roller review teaser

New Video! Losi 5IVE-T Roller review teaser

Losi’s new 5IVE-T Roller gets the full Performance Test treatment in our December issue, complete with Bartolone engine and pipe. Braaap!   Read the whole review (plus a lot of other stuff) in the December issue of RCCA!  

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Hot Product: Pro-Line Big Joe II “Traxxas Bead” Tires…and more

Hot Product: Pro-Line Big Joe II “Traxxas Bead” Tires…and more

Pro-Line’s Big Joe tread is a former Readers’ Choice Awards “Best Tire” winner, and the extra-gnarly design looks exceptionally tough–especially when paired when Pro-Line’s Militia body, seen here on a Traxxas Revo with Pro-Line F-11 wheels.  The latest Joes feature a “Traxxas style” bead,  and are just one of a gang of new PL releases […]
Readers’s Ride of the Week: Bert Jones’ Traxxas Slash

Readers’s Ride of the Week: Bert Jones’ Traxxas Slash

Great shot from Facebook fan Bert Jones! Perfect composition, it’s in focus, and that late-afternoon sun looks killer. As for the truck, it’s the Kyle Busch version of the Traxxas Slash. Look for this one in the pages of RC Car Action! If you want to share your ride with us (whether it’s in action […]

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Team Associated SC10RS RTR Updated With Lucas Slick Mist Body

Team Associated SC10RS RTR Updated With Lucas Slick Mist Body

Team Associated’s popular RTR SC10RS is now available in a replica body modeled after Robby Woods full scale truck he competes with in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series. And the SC10RS looks competitive right out of the box thanks to its Reedy 3300kV brushless motor and blue anodized aluminum V2 coil-over shocks. And […]
JConcepts SC10B wheels & tires [RCX Product News]

JConcepts SC10B wheels & tires [RCX Product News]

JConcepts brought you the 1st aftermarket body for the SC10B and now they have released the first front tire and wheel combination. The new Rips front tires are narrowed to make it more in line with the stock front tires found on the SC10B and other short course buggies. They use a five rib tread […]

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Nissan Titan Short Course Truck Body

Nissan Titan Short Course Truck Body

JConcepts has released a new licensed Nissan Titan short course truck body that is available in two versions which is an industry first. The light-weight version is about 20% lighter than the standard version and will help to lower the center of gravity. The standard body is more suited for beginning drivers who need a […]
Losi RTR XXX-SCT Gets “Tuff”

Losi RTR XXX-SCT Gets “Tuff”

Losi has released an officially licensed Tuff Country XXX-SCT modeled after the full scale race vehicle piloted by Aaron Daughtery in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series. Not only does this truck look scale, but it is also a great RTR package for folks wanting to get into RC. It comes standard with a […]

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Losi 5IVE-T Now Available As A Roller

Losi 5IVE-T Now Available As A Roller

With this new roller drivers can choose their own electronics and engine, and even customize the body with their favorite paint scheme. Read more about it in the official press release below: Bigger. Faster. Stronger. Customizable. The 1/5-scale Losi® 5IVE-T™ 4WD Off-Road Racing Truck Roller is the closest thing to a full-size vehicle in realism, […]
New From Parma: “Xtreme” Body for Traxxas Rally

New From Parma: “Xtreme” Body for Traxxas Rally

Parma PSE’s latest shell is custom fit for the Traxxas Rally, and includes window masks and decals for a fast finish. The design features airflow cutouts in the top of the front fenders and behind the rear wheels, and the large rear wing that can be cut out for more airflow if desired. Parma says the […]
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