The Great Debate: Kits vs. RTRs

The vast majority of RC vehicles offered are pre-built RTRs. This makes sense since when most people buy something, they want to be able to use it right away. Seems reasonable. If you had the choice between two computers–same price, one pre-built and ready to plug in vs. an unassembled box of parts–you’d probably go with [...]

Apr 25, 2011 Comments
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Venom Releases New NiMH And LiPo Packs

Venom has released a ton of new battery packs for about everything imaginable.  They have LiPo 2S and 3S packs for 1/10 and 1/8 vehicles, NiMH packs for nitro starting systems, LiPo packs with a 70C rating, and many come pre-wired with their Venom Universal Plug System.  Check out all the details below. Need an [...]

Apr 25, 2011 Comments
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How to Shut Down Your Nitro Engine

Nitro-powered RC vehicles attract a lot of people because of the sound of the engine and smell of the exhaust. Everyone who owns a nitro vehicle knows how to start it. There are a few ways to start an engine, but each vehicle only has one or two ways to make that happen and you [...]

Apr 25, 2011 Comments
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The Future of RC Rock Crawling

One could argue that RC rock crawling has been around as long as there have been RC trucks and rocks. There’s some truth to that, but true rock crawling with specific-built machines is still a relatively young segment. Rock crawling really started when conversions of Tamiya’s TLT-1 and Clod Buster began growing in number.  In those early days, however, crawlers had to [...]

Apr 25, 2011 Comments
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Happy Easter!

Happy Easter from everyone at RC Car Action and the entire team at Air Age Media. Enjoy the day!

Apr 24, 2011 Comments
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JConcepts Wins Pro 4 And 1/8 E-buggy At Spring Indoor Nationals

Round 2 of the JConcepts Indoor National Series kicked off at OCRC raceway in Huntington Beach, CA. The renowned indoor facility was topped off with a fresh new layout and grippy surface for this special event. Race director Nick Black kept the program running smooth all weekend while running 3 rounds of qualifying on Saturday [...]

Apr 22, 2011 Comments
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Ellis Stafford Joins Team Orion

Team Orion would like to Welcome Ellis Stafford, adding to the very strong team of factory drivers around the globe. Ellis Made his debut at the first UK buggy national at Sunny Stotfold. In 4wd Ellis was going into last round of qualifying confident to make TQ with his Team Orion Powered Lazer. With one [...]

Apr 22, 2011 Comments
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LRP Vector K4 Brushless Motors

The Vector K4 is the ideal brushless motor for every R/C driver. Whether offroad or onroad – the K4 is suitable for nearly all applications. It is available in five different windings, from 6.5T to 17.5T, and is fully re-buildable. The K4 includes many features of the successful Vector X-12 Stock-Spec competition motor, including the [...]

Apr 22, 2011 Comments
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