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TLR / HORIZON HOBBY 22T 2.0

1/10 SCALE 2WD STADIUM TRUCK | KIT WORDS & PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO The reigning ROAR champ is honed for even better Main-making performance Team Losi was the first to offer a purpose-built competition stadium truck when the JRX-T rolled onto tracks way back in 1989. With each iteration of Losi’s top 2WD platform since […]

Sep 16, 2015 Comments
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SUSPENSION TECH & TUNING GUIDE

What you need to know to become a setup pro Speed and power steal the spotlight, but the real star of a well-sorted racing car or truck is its suspension. No matter how much power you’ve got, it will be wasted if your machine doesn’t have a suspension system that is functioning properly and is […]

Sep 16, 2015 Comments
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TAMIYA HONDA CITY TURBO

1/10 SCALE 2WD ELECTRIC ON-ROAD | KIT PHOTOS CARL HYNDMAN Willy’s Wheeler Returns! The Honda City Turbo looks as good today as it did in 1983. The hard body is almost identical to the original and retains the scoops, vents, box flares and other details that made the original such a classic. Tamiya’s first take […]

Sep 16, 2015 Comments
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HELION CONTAKT 12TR

1/12 SCALE 2WD TRUCK | RTR WORDS & PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO Helion goes truggy with its latest right-sized RTR Helion’s line of affordable RTRs has been joined by another 1/12 scale entry with the Contakt 12TR, which dresses a 2WD platform with truggy styling. Just like the other 1/12 scale cars in their lineup, […]

Sep 16, 2015 Comments
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YOKOMO YRF FORMULA 001W

1/10-SCALE 2WD ELECTRIC | KIT WORDS & PHOTOS BY LITO REYES Yokomo brings their on-road experience to modern F1 F1’s popularity stateside is higher than it has been in decades, so it’s not surprising that there is a resurgence in RC F1’s popularity. What is surprising is that Japan’s Team Yokomo, with its long history […]

Aug 22, 2015 Comments
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DHK SHOGUN

1/8-SCALE 4WD ELECTRIC OFF-ROAD | RTR PHOTOS BY CARL HYNDMAN This monster-truggy hybrid gives big-truck thrills without a big price tag The Shogun is DHK’s “bigger is better” entry in their value-packed line of RC vehicles. The Shogun is a monster truck with a lower center of gravity, making it more performance-oriented like a truggy. […]

Aug 22, 2015 Comments
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HOW TO: 8 WAYS TO MAKE LEXAN BODIES LAST

WORDS & PHOTOS BY LITO REYES Easy tricks to keep your plastic looking fantastic Let’s face it: you can’t always keep the shiny side up. You can’t experiment with different lines, jump approaches or rhythms without ending up on your lid once in a while. Or maybe your car somehow became the randomly designated crash […]

Aug 22, 2015 Comments
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HELION INVICTUS 10MT

1/10-SCALE 4WD MONSTER TRUCK | RTR WORDS & PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO Big brushless power meets econo monster fun Monster trucks are the preferred weapons of choice for serious all-terrain fun, and more manufacturers are stepping up to the plate with big-tire machines to feed the need for high-riding mayhem makers. Helion is answering the […]

Aug 22, 2015 Comments
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YOKOMO YRF FORMULA 001W

1/10-SCALE 2WD ELECTRIC | KIT WORDS & PHOTOS BY LITO REYES Yokomo brings their on-road experience to modern F1 F1’s popularity stateside is higher than it has been in decades, so it’s not surprising that there is a resurgence in RC F1’s popularity. What is surprising is that Japan’s Team Yokomo, with its long history […]

Aug 22, 2015 Comments
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DHK SHOGUN

1/8-SCALE 4WD ELECTRIC OFF-ROAD | RTR PHOTOS BY CARL HYNDMAN This monster-truggy hybrid gives big-truck thrills without a big price tag The Shogun is DHK’s “bigger is better” entry in their value-packed line of RC vehicles. The Shogun is a monster truck with a lower center of gravity, making it more performance-oriented like a truggy. […]

Aug 22, 2015 Comments
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