Around much of the country, if you want to enjoy outdoor RC fun right now your rigs better be able to handle ice and snow. Turns out many do quite well in the white stuff. Check out these videos of RC cars and trucks conquering the cold: Kyosho Rally Car drifting on a frozen […]
We asked you to tell us what you think are RC’s weirdest-looking vehicles, and you definitely found some wild and crazy machines. Along with our own pics, you turned up bizarre front drivers, Robotech-inspired futuristic rides, and mind-boggling homebrew projects that stretch the limits of RC imagination. This unusual homebuilt apeared in our July 1993 issue […]
Our June 1990 issue was a killer! Aside from all the usual stuff that makes RCCA great, this issue featured our Car of the Year, the Team Losi JRX2. Today, the list has grown to include Car, Truck and Innovation of the year, but way back in ’90 every RC machine was lumped into the “car” […]
Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Mike Eichhorn’s original Traxxas E-Maxx is cool enough to make Reader’s Rides all on its own, but when he told us about the power-tilt trailer he designed to go with it he was a lock. The E-Maxx is fairly stock except for the Pro-Line […]
Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! When Tamiya announced its G601 chassis Konghead 6×6 Steven Arnold of Tasmania, Australia knew he would have to build the crazy crossbreed you see here. He had previously converted a Wild Willy 2 to ride on the 4×4 GF01 from the Bullhead, so he knew how […]
Here’s a link to the Scorpion unboxing, in case you missed it. With unpacking the kit out of the way, I’m ready to start spinning wrenches. The fun starts with a bunch of aluminum bits… The chassis rails and steering bellcrank are assembled first, with hex hardware used throughout. The chassis rails are stout, solid-aluminum extrusions […]
From Kyosho: Power and acceleration tests the bounds of common sense in a buggy that also features nimble control! Visit KyoshoAmerica.com See more posts about Kyosho Never miss an issue of RC Car Action! Subscribe today with a Digital Edition subscription or Print + Digital combo!
It’s easy to think of candidates for a list of RC’s greatest monster trucks: Traxxas T-Maxx, Tamiya Clod Buster, HPI Savage,… We’re sure you could easily go on, and we did just that with our features “The 25 Most Important RC Cars of All Time” (June 2014 issue) and “The Greatest RC Trucks of All […]
From Kyosho: With realistic roll and movement as well as being easier to drive than 1/10 touring cars or 1/8 racing cars, the 1/8 GT category has developed a popular following around the world. As an established GP on-road racing category, specifications adhere to the regulations set by IFMAR (International Federation of Model Auto Racing). […]
From Kyosho: A new generation of high-performance EP touring cars has arrived! The ORION dDrive brushless power unit incorporates a one-piece ESC and motor. Visit KyoshoAmerica.com See more posts about Kyosho Never miss an issue of RC Car Action! Subscribe today with a Digital Edition subscription or Print + Digital combo!
From Exotek Racing: 5mm HD Carbon Fiber Front Tower For the ZX6.6 and ZX6. USA made 5mm glossy carbon fiber front tower for the ZX6 series. Lightweight, only 11gr, yet heavy duty construction with a factory look and a more robust material than the stock plastic for consistent handling on high grip tracks. Designed with […]
From Exotek Racing: Titanium quick change front shock post set for the RB6, RB6.6, RT6 etc. Ti 6-4 titanium for durability and lightweight (each post weights 1gr). Includes 2- M3 locknuts. 2 posts per set. #1743 – Front Pair – $15.95 MSRP Titanium quick change rear shock post set for the RB6, RB6.6, RT6 etc. […]