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Traxxas Classic Ford Short Course [READER’S RIDE]

Traxxas Classic Ford Short Course [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! A good concept can transform virtually any truck into something unique and fun. Take Dan Lopez’s Traxxas Slash. He wanted to blend a short course vibe with classic ‘60s styling courtesy of Pro-Line’s 1966 Ford F100 body. He chopped the bed off to better […]
Slash-based Dodge Ram gets Viper treatment [READER’S RIDE]

Slash-based Dodge Ram gets Viper treatment [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Daniel tells us he’s done several relatively stock Slash builds, including a wicked Yenko Nova drag Slash we showed not too long ago. For his latest he wanted to go with an aftermarket mid-motor 2WD chassis setup. He did some research and decided on […]
BP Custom Power Wagon [READER’S RIDE]

BP Custom Power Wagon [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Cameron McLean implored us to take a look at his Dodge Power Wagon build, but with the gorgeous photos to match the retro-cool style of his truck, he could totally have played it cool and we still would have picked him for Reader’s Rides. Any […]
TESTED: Pro-Line PRO-MT 4X4

TESTED: Pro-Line PRO-MT 4X4

Pro-Line is the undisputed body, tire, and wheel king, and also makes a heckuva a complete RC car—go look up our reviews of the PRO-2, PRO-2 SC, and PRO-MT 2WD models to refresh your memory. And now the gang in Banning, California, is at it again with a new PRO model: their first-ever 4X4 monster. […]
ESP Zilla 2 Monster Jam Throwback [READER’S RIDE]

ESP Zilla 2 Monster Jam Throwback [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Chris Nissen submitted this truck along with a vintage Clod on behalf of his buddy Jeff DeWitt. We showcased Jeff’s truck last week, but Chris’ is deserving of its own moment in the spotlight. He identifies it nominally as an ESP Zilla 2, but […]
Custom Caddy Clod-Pounder Hearse [READER’S RIDE]

Custom Caddy Clod-Pounder Hearse [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear!   The body on this wild-looking monster truck hearse is HPI’s Grave Robber shell, so it isn’t technically branded as a Cadillac, but the ’59 Caddy hearse influence is pretty obvious and it looks great painted and perched atop Robert Snyder’s Red Cat Ground […]
Super-Detailed Super-Duty Ford F-250 Axial SCX10 [READER’S RIDE]

Super-Detailed Super-Duty Ford F-250 Axial SCX10 [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear!   Paul Howle wanted his Axial SCX10 Ford F250 to be as distinctive inside as out, so he scratch-built an interior with a full set of instruments, seats and figures. The rear deck is covered in diamond plate and has a fuel cell, spare […]
Weather-Worn Drag Slash [READER’S RIDE]

Weather-Worn Drag Slash [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! There’s just something about the mix of junk-yard beater truck looks mixed with serious ¼-mile hardware that appealed to us about Keith Brewer’s Slash. The body is Pro-Line’s 1966 Ford Stepside which Keith mounted low over a 2wd Slash chassis. He replaced the suspension […]
HPI  Venture FJ Cruiser [TESTED]

HPI Venture FJ Cruiser [TESTED]

“Finally,” right? The Venture FJ took the long way to the trail, but now that HPI’s first-ever dedicated 4X4 trail-truck platform is officially released to the wild, it’s the rig everyone wants to see. With a high bar set by the established Traxxas, Vaterra, RC4WD, and Axial models, the Venture needs to be a substantially […]
Conquering the Cold: RC Snow and Ice Action Videos

Conquering the Cold: RC Snow and Ice Action Videos

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 […]
Losi Baja Rey Full-Cage Trophy Truck  [READER’S RIDE]

Losi Baja Rey Full-Cage Trophy Truck [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Bill Barber has been in the hobby since he was a kid, but this Losi Baja Rey conversion is his first swing at a caged trophy truck. He upgraded the upper and lower front arms with pieces from Metal Concepts RC. For a body Bill […]
Traxxas Telluride Taken to the Max [READER’S RIDE]

Traxxas Telluride Taken to the Max [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear!   James Giddens started out with a perfectly stock Traxxas Telluride which he drove the wheels off of. As parts wore out, he gradually upgraded them to form the one-of-a-kind ride you see here. James credits Pro-Line and RC4WD with the cosmetic improvements — […]
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