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Project RCD Jallopy Part 3

We’re into Part 3 of Project RCD Jallopy and we’re going to wrap up the build portion of our custom creation and we’ll talk performance in Part 4. Things just seemed to fall together nicely at the end of the …

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Project RCD Jallopy Part 2

It’s Part 2 time of the Project RCD Jallopy build and we’re going to find and build the rear end of the machine from our pile of extra parts. Transmission case, gears, bearings… everything seems to be here, lets get …

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Helion Verdikt 12SC Short Course Truck

Well this is something different. The crew behind Helion is looking to fill a missing void between small 1/18 machines that are great for indoor use, but can be a handful to drive and 1/10 vehicles that can be a …

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Project RCD Jallopy Part 1

We’re back at it, gathering up spare parts left behind from various Traxxas Slash builds and projects we’ve created over the years and now we’re going to free-style a build and see what we come up with. There are plenty …

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Install Traxxas Slash 4×4 Steel Constant Velocity Shafts

The Traxxas Slash 4×4 and Stampede 4×4 are popular off-road machines to customize. Many opt to installed more powerful brushless systems with big power LiPo batteries to extend the fun factor, but this can also play havoc to drive-lines. To …

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Painting with LRP’s Magic Colour 2 Paint

LRP Magic Colour 2 Paint

A big part of the cool factor behind driving radio control cars is customizing your vehicle to your specific style. We’re not just talking about how crazy you go with anodized or carbon fiber hop-ups, we’re talking about the look …

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GM Racing HGM SLP Low Profile HV BL Servo

GM Racing is probably one of those brands you’ve come across at one point or another if you’ve been in the hobby for a while. This brand has primarily been distributed in Europe, but is now making its way into …

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Robinson Racing Hard Blackened Slash or Stampede 4×4 Spur Gear Install

Robinson Racing has a large offering of pinion gears, spur and slipper options for many of today’s popular vehicles. One popular gear upgrade is for the Stampede/ Slash 4×4 spur with slipper unit. The stock Traxxas gear is plastic so …

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Pro-Line Racing Pro-MT

  Pro-Line pretty much shocked the RC community when they released the Pro-2 Short Course truck. This RC accessory giant made the leap into offering car kits and the Pro-2 is a pretty impressive machine for those who want the …

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Outerwears Outerlex RC Engine Bag

Outerwears-bag

True story; about a year ago, while in the pits at a local club race, I watched a driver ask his buddy if he could borrow an engine. He was having problems with his mill, but what I saw next …

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Black Friday Week at Falcon Sekido for Hobbywing products

black-Friday-Falcon Sediko Hobbywing

    Its the week of crazy deals and Falcon Sekido sent us word that their 2014 Black Friday deals have begun. Check out their site for marked down Hobbywing products for many of their popular brushless systems and products; …

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Install MIP’s 17mm Hex Adapter Kit on a Traxxas Slash 4×4

MIP Hex

Sometimes we to hit the workbench and just build, and during a recent build session, we built a custom Traxxas/ STRC Slash E-Buggy. Using key products from STRC, Traxxas and Pro-Line Racing, the buggy turned out to be a lot …

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CowRC Jet Blaster Air Blower

CowRC Jet Blaster Air Blower

  Here it is, one of those products that just stops you in your tracks and makes you say “I gotta have that!” CowRC is well known for their custom magnetic pit mats and cleaning sprays and now the Jet …

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HPI Racing’s New 2015 Mustang Body Spotted At SEMA

2015 HPI Mustang

Our car crazy contributor Mark Houlahan is roaming around SEMA and spotted HPI’s new 2015 Ford Mustang bodies. It is another Vaughn Gittin-based body. It is based on his 2015 Mustang RTR concept, which debuted at SEMA, and will be …

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Robinson Racing Gen3 Axial Yeti Slipper Unit Install

Robinson racing just released their Gen3 Slipper Unit with hardened black steel spur for the Axial Yeti. This kit comes with everything you need to swap out the stock plastic spur and slipper parts. Like Robinson’s other Gen3 units, this …

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