Inside My Modded Traxxas Stampede 4×4 [Kev's Bench]

I have been having a blast with my Traxxas Stampede 4×4 and recently used it to test some Pro-Line Pro-Spline driveshafts. I have been blasting around the yard and sending it sailing through the air. After my driveshaft testing I gave the Traxxas option list a look and picked out a few goodies to add [...]

May 23, 2016 Comments
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FireBrand RC SANDSHARK All-Purpose Baja/Rally-X/Bash Body

From FireBrand RC: Take out the competition, frenzy-style! FireBrand RC introduces the “SandShark” Baja/Rally-X/Bash body. Beach, desert, snow, street, crawl, mud – bring it! Express your own unique style with a wide variety of decals. If versatility is your thing, this body is for you – at 7” x 15.5”, it will fit a multitude [...]

May 20, 2016 Comments
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Make Your Cooler Cooler: Pro-Line All-Terrain Igloo Conversion Kit

How many times have you said to yourself, “I wish my cooler had more traction?” OK, probably never. But that doesn’t mean you’ll want this Pro-Line Trencher wheel and tire conversion any less–look how rad it is! Visit Prolineracing.com See more posts about Pro-Line From Pro-Line: Convert your plain, old, beat down plastic cooler wheels [...]

May 20, 2016 Comments
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Helion Updates Volition XLR With 4-Pole Brushless Power

From Helion: The Volition XLR offers speed, durability and value that’s unheard of in its class. LiPo-ready, the all-weather Reaktor50 electronic speed controller is matched with a Radient 3000mAh 7-cell NiMH rechargeable battery pack and 3000kV Reaktor4 brushless motor to churn out blistering speed in excess of 35mph. And if that’s not fast enough for [...]

May 20, 2016 Comments
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Stadium Truck Racing In Europe?

Stadium truck racing has been a staple of off-road racing in North America, but in Europe its pretty much non-existent. However, the EOS (Euro Off-Road Series) has been enjoying success among racers and added the stadium truck class creating an interesting twist by combining the characteristics of big tire trucks and carpet’s high-bite nature. The [...]

May 20, 2016 Comments
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Under the Hood: Jake Thayer’s TLR 22 3.0

TLR’s Jake Thayer is another driver who usually runs modified, but was at the JConcepts Stock Nationals and configured his TLR 22 3.0 with a laydown transmission. Check out the details that go in to his buggy and the thoughts behind his chosen set-up when running a 17.5t motor. He feels that although set-ups are [...]

May 20, 2016 Comments
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Under the Hood: Kody Numedahl’s Associated B6

Team Associated recently surprised the racing community when they announced the new B6 and B6D buggies. Each buggy has a specific purpose with the B6 designated for high-grip applications like Astro-turf, while the B6D is intended for less grip, like dirt or clay. However, there are times when conditions warrant the blending of the two [...]

May 20, 2016 Comments
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V8-Powered Race Cars Should Be A Racing Class

These hand built Conley V8 engines are definitely awesome, but right away visions of one of these firing up on a big racetrack come to mind. While some guys are turning nitro vehicles in to brushless powered track killers, I vote for a next-level, V8 powered engine and bridge the gap between the scale builders [...]

May 20, 2016 Comments
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