Traxxas carbs: 4 turns out, not 2.5

Our April ’07 issue’s Engine Tuning Guide offers some advice that caught Traxxas’ eye, as our suggested default carb settings are much leaner than what Traxxas recommends for TRX engines. More info here.

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Finally! RC Dirt Bikes are Here!

This is no toy. It’s called the ARX540 and it’s made by AR Racing. It’s 1/4-scale and powered by a brushless motor and LiPo battery combo. It’s fast, it really works and it can jump. Yes, we all want one. More info, photos and links to videos here.

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See it here first! Nuremberg Toy Fair 2007

No one wants to wait to see what’s new in RC, and it’s our mission to bring you the hottest and latest products first. RC Car Action’s Jason Sams is in Nuremberg, Germany checking out all the hot new products at the annual toy fair. It’s all here in “Hot News and New Stuff.

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New Industry Standard

For a long time Competition Electronic’s Turbomatcher 4 has been the standard for battery matching. Competition Electronics has announced what will no doubt be the new standard. Besides a new look, the Turbomatcher 8 has a long list of new features. More here.

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Finally–RC dirt bikes are here!

This is no toy. It’s called the ARX540 and it’s made by AR Racing. It’s 1/4-scale and powered by a brushless motor and LiPo battery combo. It’s fast, it really works and it can jump. Yes, we all want one. More info, photos and links to videos here.

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Losi & Associated score at The Dirt

The Annual “The Dirt” Nitro Challenge took place at the Nitro Pit in Wittmann, Arizona. In Pro Gas Truck, Team Associated’s Ryan Maifield took the win, but faced a heavy challenge from teammate Jared Tebo…more

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Traxxas Makes Quad Connection

Suzuki superstar Doug Gust has hooked up with Traxxas to promote the brand’s monster trucks to the huge quad scene. Naturally, the idea is to get them into T-Maxxes and Revos, but this sort of promotion is great not just for Traxxas but for everyone in the RC biz.

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Cody King & Ryan Lutz sign with Sirio and KO Propo

Young guns Cody King and Ryan Lutz who both race for Kyosho America will be running Sirio engines and KO Propo radio gear in ’07. More info here.

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