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 […]
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I have a nitro truck and the engine runs great but shuts down every time I stop. It fires right back up with no problem, but it’s really frustrating. How do I keep it running? The problem here is the idle setting on your engine’s carburetor. e carburetor’s idle screw sets how much the […]
The IFMAR On-Road World Championships is going on right now and the event starts off with 1/12-scale pan car racing, then leads in to touring car. Held in China, the best on-road racers in the world did battle on the technical carpet track, and it was Naoto Matsukura who drove his prototype Roche Rapide 2017 […]
Racing doesn’t always have to be serious with calipers to measure every millimeter. The 2015 Tamiya Challenge Cup gathered racers to battle with their Tamiya Honda City cars in this action-filled race. It’s all about pullin’ wheelies and laughs. We need more of this. Check it out.
Another IFMAR World Championships is in the books and this time it was the 200mm Nitro On-Road Championships. Hosted by Automodellismo Cinque Colli Gubbio, the great facility in Gubbio, Italy, saw the best of nitro on-road drivers in attendance over August 4-14. Coming from behind and putting in a flawless run, the Serpent driver Dominic […]
Pro-Line is well known for Readers’ Choice Award-winning bodies, wheels, and tires, as well as the PRO-2 Buggy, PRO-2 SC, and PRO MT kits. Now Pro-Line is branching out into rock-crawlers, minis, and ready-to-runs…all in one model! The all-new Ambush is a 1/25 “True Scale” rock crawler with all the detail you’d expect from the body and […]
Ready to get your arts and crafts on? Click on the links below to download papercraft patterns and fold up classic kit boxes and a Lucas Oil SC10! RC10 Classic Box: www.teamassociated.com/pdf/AE_RC10_Classic_MiniBox.pdf RC10 Worlds Car Box: www.teamassociated.com/…/AE_RC10_WorldsCar_MiniBox.pdf Lucas Oil SC10: www.teamassociated.com/pdf/SC10_Lucas_Oil.pdf Photo: Ryan Holcomb Visit TeamAssociated.com See more posts about Team […]
TLR surprised the RC world with the introduction of the 1/5-scale 5IVE-B which is the first 1/5-scale vehicle to be in the TLR lineup. I was luck enough to get my hands on one of the first kits and I have been enjoying the build. Here are a few photos to show you how it’s coming […]
Saturday at the 2016 ROAR Electric O-Road Nationals is over and with it the end of qualifications. While 2015 was all about the display put on by Team Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri, this year looks as if TLR‘s Dakotah Phend will be the driver to beat as he took 3 of the 4 modified classes that […]
There seems to be a lot of debate about what brand of oil to use in shocks and differentials. While silicone oil is recognized as the best for RC due to its ability to resist changes in viscosity due to temperature fluctuations, the labeling can be misleading. To clarify, only manufacturers using cSt as a […]
Since I upgraded to brushless power, my truck keeps eating up the middle gear in the transmission. How can I make it last? The idler gear is the hardest-working gear in your transmission. It meshes with both the top-shaft gear and the differential gear, so it’s subjected to a lot of stress. To prevent […]