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Mini BlingZ LED Light Strips

We love our LEDs nowadays. Younger readers may not realize just how far LED technology has come, but LEDs have never been as small, bright, colorful, and efficient as they are now. They make our world much more vibrant and brightly lit, especially for the RC crowd, where weight and power consumption are always a concern. There are several companies producing lights specifically for RCs...

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RCD Stuff

This article was originally published in RC Driver’s October 2016 issue. by Chris Kovachevich

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ECX 1-8 Revenge Type E Hop Up

Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades:ECX 1-8 Revenge Type E Hop Up Here are our accessory and hop-up picks for today’s popular vehicles that can boost performance, durability and/or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.

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Ask Tony: Hey, I Got Your Answer!

You Got Questions? Tony has your answer! This month: MUSCLAR NITRO BUGGY, MID-LIFE RC CRISIS, CONTROLLING THE YETI XL

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Sworkz S104 Evo Pro Buggy

Speed and strength in the perfect combination is the Holy Grail when it comes to these modern day 4WD 1/10 racing buggy rockets. Usually he who lasts the longest in the main wins. All current buggies out there are looking for the ultimate handling, the ultimate durability and the most user friendly servicing. Sworkz

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Axial Yeti Hop Up

Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades: Axial Yeti Hop Up Here are our accessory and hop-up picks for today’s popular vehicles that can boost performance, durability and/or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.

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Circuit and Ruckus 4X4 Brushless

The RCs in the ECX line are all-inclusive, durable, fun RCs that are sure to get the first timer hooked. The two that I’m looking at here, the Circuit stadium truck and its big brother, the Ruckus monster truck, are both four wheel drive vehicles that come with brushless systems.

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Aluminum Conversion Kits for the HPI Sprint 2

The Sprint 2 chassis from HPI Racing is a very capable car right out of the box. It is equipped with a belt driven 4WD drivetrain, oil-filled shocks, quality plastic composite parts and numerous tuning adjustments.

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Traxxas X Maxx Review

Recently, the editors and I were chatting about current vehicle offerings from manufacturers and Traxxas became the focus as we have not seen an all new vehicle from them in quite some time. We were speculating on what and when the next big release would occur. We all agreed and hoped it would be an entirely new vehicle and not simply an updated version of a current model since it has been a while that we have seen one.

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RCD Stuff

Cool Stuff from RC Driver for your Car: Graphite Arm Plates, Trackstar V2 Sensored Motor, Electric Clutch For 1/8-Scale, Magnetic Rpm Sensor, More!

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Arrma Raider Mega Hop Up

Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades: Arrma Raider Mega Hop Up Here are our accessory and hop-up picks for today’s popular vehicles that can boost performance, durability and/or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.

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68 Muscle Street Custom, Custom Paint

Parma has so many of these muscle car bodies for short course trucks for me to cover, that I’m kind of running low on unique ideas. I’ve done stock cars, a drag car, hot rods, etc. Aft er pondering this one, I realized I’ve missed the most obvious idea. These bodies open up a whole new option for your off-road chassis. An on-road conversion!

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Quick Troubleshooting Secrets for Your RC Car or Truck

We’re going to take a look a common topic that comes up at any hobby shop: what is broken? It is a story many have heard time and time again. You're just driving along and suddenly your RC stops. Or an alltime favorite, it was working the last time I put it away. Tracking down what is really causing the problem can be a nightmare in itself.

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Which RC Car Is Right for My Personality?

While aimed at first-time buyers, this article can also be beneficial to anyone considering their next purchase because we’re going to take this from a totally different perspective.

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Hop Ups: Helion Animus 18SC & Hpi Crawler King

Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades: Helion Animus 18Sc | Hpi Crawler King upgrade Here are our accessory and hop-up picks for today’s popular vehicles that can boost performance, durability and/or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.

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