JConcepts Ruptures Now Available in 2.2-inch size

Hot on the heels of the 1.9-inch Ruptures are the larger 2.2-inch versions from JConcepts. These tires are great for any 2.2-inch trail truck or crawler and feature an aggressive tread pattern that is sure to provide grip on many surfaces. The soft rubber compound also aids in getting maximum traction. For more new products [...]

Jul 01, 2015 Comments
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Here’s the REAL “Behind the Scenes” on the NOT Fake Qualcomm RC vs. Formula-E Video

When we last shared Qualcomm’s RC vs. full-size Formula-E video, we had some fun pointing out what appeared to be fakery that went into it based on the “Behind the Scenes” clip that accompanied the video. Turns out there’s a lot more to it than that clip, which definitely didn’t do the production team any [...]

Jul 01, 2015 Comments
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Tamiya Clod Buster CAD Custom by Danielle Colen [Reader's Ride]

You’ve got to respect a woman who CAD-designs her own custom monster truck chassis! That’s just what Danielle Colen did with her custom Clod Buster. She loosely based the chassis design after Tom Meents’ Maximum Destruction truck, then had the parts machined and powdercoated. She bolted on stock SCX10 shocks to mounts from Crawford Performance [...]

Jul 01, 2015 Comments
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Bill Zegers Sure Can Paint

I’ve got a JConcepts Atlas short course body for an upcoming project, and it just came back from painter Bill Zegers. I asked him to lay down a Oakley-inspired paint job and what showed up at my door was amazing. I figured I’d take a few shots and share it with you guys. I can’t [...]

Jun 30, 2015 Comments
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Tamiya Aqroshot & Neo Fighter XB Review

You’ve already seen this if you’re a subscriber–why not pull the trigger on a sub right now? Get yours here! Tamiya’s DT-03 is the rugged platform beneath the Aqroshot and Neo Fighter truck and buggy looks. Build your own with the kit versions of both, or go RTR with the Neo Fighter in “XB” trim. We [...]

Jun 29, 2015 Comments
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Pro-Line Adds One-Piece Option to Jeep Comanche Line

Pro-Line has had a pair of two-piece Comanche shells for a while, and now you can get the same look from a single piece of Lexan. Like the previous versions, the new one-piece shell is designed specifically for 12.3″ wheelbase rigs. As usual for Pro-Line, it’s made of genuine GE Lexan (as opposed to McGillicuddy’s [...]

Jun 27, 2015 Comments
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New HobbyWing Xerun XR8 Speed Control for 1/8-Scale Power

With 1/8-scale electric racing becoming more and more popular, it is no surprise to see competition level electronics at the front of technology. The new HobbyWing Xerun XR8 Speed Control is ready for high level racing and has all the features you’d expect in a system at this level. Sensored, programmable and designed for high [...]

Jun 26, 2015 Comments
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Pro-Line Adds 2.8″ Traxxas-Bead Tires to “Prime” Slick Lineup

Pro-Line’s “Prime” slick tires were developed for 1/10 and 1/8 buggies and SC trucks running on high-grip clay, but there’s no denying their street appeal. Thankfully, Pro-Line has expanded the Prime line to include a 2.8″ “Traxxas bead” version. Available unmounted as well as factory -glued to F-11 wheels in two offsets for front and [...]

Jun 26, 2015 Comments
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