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How To Install New Electronics in Your RC Vehicle


Getting new gear, be it a new servo or an upgraded aluminum suspension part, can be one of the most exciting parts of the RC journey, quickly removing the old parts, preparing for the install of the new part, and finally getting to try out your new parts.

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RC Parts Puzzle


Hi Tony. My wife and I have 3 ECX trucks and we were wondering if Traxxas parts would work on them. I’m mostly interested in the tie- rods, driveshafts and hubs. Also, what tires and wheels could we use?

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Try This Muscle Car Paint Scheme for Your RC Truck


I have noted in this column that Parma’s ever growing lineup of car bodies for short course truck chassis gives you the creative freedom to turn your short course into just about anything you want. Their recent lineup of muscle car bodies have been a hit with the guys at my track.

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85 Street Stock SC Clear Body from Parma

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Convert your short course truck into a Classic Street Stock Race Car, Off Road Basher or Street Machine. The 85 Street Stock is sure to please with unique styling and plenty of wheel clearance to mount it high or low. …

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Duratrax 48 and 64-Pitch Spur Gears

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Whether you want more speed, more power, better traction or just more options, the right spur gear can provide it. Duratrax spur gears are ideal for electrics and nitro-fueled vehicles alike, and available in 48-pitch models for off-road and 64-pitch …

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Team Losi Racing 22SCT RC Short Course Truck Review


Short course racing’s spot in the competition world is solid, requiring companies to build top-of-the-line trucks for those who want to win. Team Losi Racing is without a doubt one of those companies that is continually striving to produce better competition machines for their followers.

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Fast Eddy Bearings for RC Cars and Trucks


Fast Eddy bearings have been around for a while (since 1999 to be exact), with their beginnings as an OEM bearing supplier for many major RC companies. In 2006 Fast Eddy Bearings began producing and selling their own products under the brand Team FastEddy.

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MIP Black Pit Mat

MIP - Black Pit Mat copy

Time to face facts, we all spend more time in the pits working on our cars than we do racing them on the track (unfortunately), so your pit space game needs to be on par for all those long wrenching …

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RPM Front Bulkhead for Traxxas 2wd 1:10 scale Vehicles

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One of the most highly sought-after RPM parts is finally here! The RPM Front Bulkhead for 1:10 scale Traxxas 2wd vehicles is the ultimate in design, strength and durability. RPM engineers reviewed the stock front bulkhead and found something curious. The …

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HFP-30 Digital Servo Programmer and Universal Servo Tester

Hitec - HFP-30 Digital Servo Programmer and Universal Servo Tester copy

The lightweight HFP-30 Field Programmer is the latest in digital servo testing and programming. Packed with advanced features and a large, easy-to-read LCD screen, it efficiently programs all Hitec digital servos, including the HS-5XXX, HS-7XXX, brushless HSB-9XXX, and the latest D-Series. …

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Three New Vintage Style 1.55 Wheels from Gear Head RC at RPP Hobby

RPP Hobby - Three New Vintage Style 1.55 Wheels from Gear Head RC_3

Introducing three new 1.55 wheels from Gear Head RC: Vintage Sawblade, Vintage Five Star and Vintage CL Wheels. Made in the U.S.A. from CNC-machined 6061-T6 aluminum, these new wheels add gobs of style to your scale build. All three wheel styles feature a …

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ARB Diff Cover for Vaterra Ascender at RC4wd

RC4wd - ARB Diff Cover for Vaterra Ascender copy

RC4WD has teamed up with ARB 4×4 Accessories to bring you this new diff cover for the Vaterra Ascender axles.  It is made from CNC machined aluminum, weights just 9.1g, and has a smooth red anodized red finish. Click here …

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Scrambler Off Road 1.9″ Scale Tires from RC4wd

RC4wd - Scrambler Offroad 1.9 Scale Tires

Made from advanced X2SS compound to be super soft and super sticky, Scrambler Off Road 1.9″ Scale Tires from RC4wd feature a true to life tread pattern for realistic looks and performance. Click here for more info – 

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Axial Yeti RC Rock Racer Review


Axial’s release of the Yeti may have been 2014’s biggest highlight for scale off-road enthusiasts. While it appeared to be a cross between the Exo Terra and the Wraith, the true beauty of the Yeti was its removable roll cage.

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Simple RC Motor Removal


Hey Tony. I was wondering what your thoughts are about wiring brushless censored motors; specifically, could I solder the female bullet connectors directly to the solder tabs on the motor?

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