Maisto Dream Sweeps 900x250
Boost Login

Readers Rides


Ford GT = Gorgeous Tamiya [READER’S RIDE]

Ford GT = Gorgeous Tamiya [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Don Almeido pays scale tribute to Ford’s Le Mans conquering GT with his special Red Card issue Tamiya F103GT with its carbon lower chassis. To that he added a 19T Corally brushless motor on an aluminum motor mount, with a HobbyWing speed control. To that […]
This Vintage Rail Brings Blown-Hemi Heat

This Vintage Rail Brings Blown-Hemi Heat

This Reader’s Ride originally appeared on BOOST. For more amazing builds like this, join BOOST now! The wicked Outlaw rail Matt Topas, of Kapolei, Hawaii, built has the look of a classic top-fueler from the last of the front-engine era, right around 1970–71. The sleek shape uses the front section from an RJ Speed rail body […]

Ads after 2 posts

Boost Membership Inline 600x120

Ads after 6 posts

Custom 3D-Printed Hot Rod [READER’S RIDE]

Custom 3D-Printed Hot Rod [READER’S RIDE]

Jason Suter designed in CAD and used rapid prototyping to develop his custom Hot Rod, which is inspired by the classic ’32 Ford Deuce Coupe style. The body is 3D-printed in SLS nylon while the chassis is laser-cut out of aluminum. Most of his driveline and running gear is aluminum, sourced from the RC crawler […]
Beefed Up Bomber [READER’S RIDE]

Beefed Up Bomber [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Peter received his RR10 Bomber in trade completely stock except for the motor, but he had visions of something tougher and even more trail-worthy so he started throwing upgrades at it starting with a set of Vanquish front links on a GPM aluminum blue […]

Ads after 2 posts

Ads after 6 posts

Carisma Crawl-maro [READER’S RIDE]

Carisma Crawl-maro [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Shaun Bullington’s “Crawl-maro” started life as a Carisma SCA-1E Coyote, but now wears a Vaterra ’69 Camaro body that he dirtied up and weathered with custom paint, and added a set of homemade Enderle-style fuel injection stacks. The rims are RC4WD wagon wheels wrapped […]
Cab-Overload Grand Hauler [READER’S RIDE]

Cab-Overload Grand Hauler [READER’S RIDE]

Chris tells us that after discovering RC and completing a couple crawler and drift-car builds, he found that he enjoyed building even more than running his vehicles. He was lucky enough to get hooked up with a group near his home in Hawaii—the “808 Scale Haulerz”—and began his first little big-rig build: this Tamiya Grand […]

Ads after 2 posts

Ads after 6 posts

Gear Guide 2019
This Weather-Beaten Trail Bug is a Vaterra Twin Hammers [READER’S RIDE]

This Weather-Beaten Trail Bug is a Vaterra Twin Hammers [READER’S RIDE]

Ronald Martin’s bug-bodied Twin Hammers is a perfect reminder of how modest beginnings can lead to great results. He tells us that this project all started with a donated spare parts chassis he inherited from a friend. He dug into his own stash of leftover parts to put the basic foundation together. He had some […]
Competition Custom (SC)XJ [READER’S RIDE]

Competition Custom (SC)XJ [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Kyle Camilleri sent this gorgeous Axial SCX-10-based XJ all the way from his home on the island of Malta! He built it to compete in the European Recon G6 event held in Maggiora, Italy using a Jeep body given to him by his friend […]

Ads after 2 posts

Ads after 6 posts

Vintage Scale Perfection: 1946 Dodge Power Wagon [READER’S RIDE]

Vintage Scale Perfection: 1946 Dodge Power Wagon [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Zach Audet told us plans for this build started the second he first saw Pro-Line’s ’46 Power Wagon body for the first time, and seven months later he had what you see here. Ultra-scale was his top priority, so he hand-made his own chassis […]
Old-School Monster Mopar Replica [READER’S RIDE]

Old-School Monster Mopar Replica [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Scott Lempert is a machine when it comes to custom scale builds. He sends in so many awesome projects we could practically give him a tenured position in Reader’s Rides! Just in time for Halloween, his latest build is a retro-themed monster truck patterned […]

Ads after 2 posts

Ads after 6 posts

Is This The Most-Modded Truck of All Time? [VIDEO]

Is This The Most-Modded Truck of All Time? [VIDEO]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Meet Superman. This unlimited class nitro puller is built by Zeek Heard of No Limit RC and (loosely!) based on HPI Savage parts. It sits on a 3/16-inch thick laser-cut aircraft aluminum chassis stretched to 48 inches long, and it weighs 33 pounds (40 […]
TF2 Toyota Trifecta — Three Amazing Reader Builds using RC4WD’s Scaler

TF2 Toyota Trifecta — Three Amazing Reader Builds using RC4WD’s Scaler

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Everyone knows RC4WD as the purveyor of fine scale tune-up and dress-up items for our favorite trail rigs. In fact, probably 8 out of 10 Reader’s Ride submissions we get in the scale crawler genre feature at least one part from the RC4WD catalogue. […]
Air Age Media © 2019
WordPress Image Lightbox
RC Car Action