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Team Losi Racing 8IGHT-E 3.0

Review: Team Losi Racing 8IGHT-E 3.0

It was probably less than a minute after the 8IGHT 3.0 Nitro Buggy was released that electric power junkies were wondering if and when an E-3.0 would hit the shelves. Some wondered if it would be a conversion again or would Team Losi Racing go the route of their popular and newly-released TEN SCTE 2.0 with an all-electric specific kit. TLR is apparently done with conversions because the 8IGHT-E 3.0 is here and it’s all electric and ready for all the racing you can throw at it.

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Get Your RPM Parts – Now in RED!

Get Your RPM Parts - Now in RED!

RPM has been molding parts for a long time, mostly in black, green, white and blue. They recently polled their Facebook followers, asking them what other color they would like to see the parts in. In an overwhelmingly large response, …

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Team Saxo GT-300W 1/12 Onroad Car

Team Saxo GT-300W 1/12 Onroad Car

The GT-300W 1/12 scale pan car is the newest edition to the Team Saxo vehicle lineup. This onroader features a carbon fiber chassis, blue aluminum arm mounts, center shock mount and steering as well as a blue aluminum rear pod. …

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AVID RC Aluminum Chassis – Team Associated TC6.2

AVID RC Aluminum Chassis - Team Associated TC6.2

AVID RC has released this 2mm, aluminum chassis for the Team Associated TC6.2. Features include a 7075-T6 aluminum chassis with weight-saving cutouts, milled battery tape slots and tape tunnel on the underneath of the chassis as well as a narrower …

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Brake Something

How To: Brake Something

Brakes are one of the more difficult areas of tuning inthe world of RC. There are multiple factors that come into play. The motor, gearing, traction and vehicle’s suspension all affect the weight transfer. It goes on and on. One thing we have instant control over is the brake settings of our ESC and transmitter. This month’s tech topic is going to take a little closer look at the brake side of our tuning.

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Tuning Haus Onroad Setup Wheels

Tuning Haus Onroad Setup Wheels

Tuning Haus has released this cool set of billet aluminum setup wheels designed to work with any vehicle that utilizes a 4mm threaded axle. A rubber o-ring surrounds the wheel to keep from marring your setup surface, and a nice …

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Axial SCX10 G6 Jeep Wrangler

Review: Axial SCX10 G6 Jeep Wrangler

Do Work Driver Words: Ty Giebel Photos: Ty Giebel Since 2007, Axial has been a staple of the crawling community and events around the world. But over the last couple of years, radio control rock crawling’s focus has shifted away …

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Precut Body, Precut Graphics

How To: Precut Body, Precut Graphics

I don’t know what’s wrong with me. I just keep buying RC cars. I didn’t need the Losi Ten SCTE because I already had two 4WD short course trucks, but I couldn’t pass up a deal. Could I? I’m always so busy going to the track, maintaining my fleet of RCs, painting for friends, etc., I just didn’t have time to tune it in, and so I shelved it while I continued to run my other cars.

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Tamiya Nissan GT-R LM Nismo

Tamiya Nissan GT-R LM Nismo

It’s kind of appropriate the Tamiya releases a scale model of the Nissan GT-R LM Nismo that is based on the Prototype 1 Hybrid (LMP1-H) run at LeMans. This beautiful body has sits atop Tamiya’s F103GT chassis, a 2WD pan …

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Tamiya Freightliner Cascadia Evolution

Review: Tamiya Freightliner Cascadia Evolution

The radio control hobby started off as an evolution of static modeling and Tamiya has been the leader in radio control modeling since the beginning. Over the years, they never lost sight of the true modeling aspect and many of their kits offer you the full experience of building, painting and driving a near replica of a full-scale machine.

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Capture Racing Action From the Air

How To: Capture Racing Action From the Air

Using Multirotors for a New Video Angle Words: Erick Royer Photos: Walter Sidas Race action can be intense and thrilling for spectators to watch, but just like with NASCAR and other full-scale racing events, the best action is captured from …

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Pro-Line Hauler Bag

Review: Pro-Line Hauler Bag

The All-In-One-Hauler The act of gear transportation has become quite an art form. It takes months, if not years, of slowly organizing your equipment to fit your most needed parts into your boxes, the boxes into the bags and the …

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Tune with Anti-Squat

How To: Tune with Anti-Squat

To many racers, tuning your vehicle can often feel overwhelming. The suspension components consist of many parts and often have a wide range of duties that react differently as the car goes through acceleration, braking, coasting and rolling in and out of turns.

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Team Associated RC10SC5M Team Kit

Team Associated RC10SC5M Team Kit

New from Team Associated is the RC10SC5M! This Short Course truck is based on the awesome B5M and features the same mid-motor setup as the buggy (and Stadium Truck). It’s narrow chassis can accept the same battery packs as the …

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Schelle Racing Battery Strap for Kyosho ZX6

Schelle Racing Battery Strap for Kyosho ZX6

Schelle Racing has released this lightweight carbon fiber battery strap for the Kyosho Lazer ZX6. It is 2.5mm thick, weighs only 4.7g and will work with both your kit mounting posts or Kyosho’s optional aluminum posts. Package contains ZX6 Battery …

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