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2014 USRCCA Worlds

RC Driver wants to congratulate the winners of this year’s 2014 USRCCA Worlds competition. In the 2.2 Pro class were 3rd place Kaname Sawagashira from Japan, second place Jake Wright from California, and 1st place Manuel Alfieri from Switzerland. For …

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2014 Air Meet & North East Off-Road Championship

Two years ago, one of the biggest RC events ever came to the Northeast, Sanford, Maine, to be exact. It was the Horizon Hobby US Air Meet. This event was primarily focused on RC airplanes as the title suggested but …

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2014 Nitro X Race at Wolcott Hobby & Raceway

Nitro X

Wolcott Hobby and Raceway is a premier hobby shop and track in Wolcott Connecticut where many racers travel too to get their racing fix. The facility also happens to be the closest venue to the RC Driver offices and has …

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Post-Race Car Care

8 point check to maintain performance So, you’ve bought yourself a shiny new off-road buggy or truck. You spent hundreds of dollars getting the best equipment and you’ve taken several hours out of your busy schedule to build it just …

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HPI Racing Super 5SC Flux

  The HPI Racing Super 5SC Flux is big, it’s fast, it’s a ton of fun to drive, and it’s unfortunate that HPI decided to put this kit into the discontinued folder, but many owners are still having fun with …

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Set Up Suspension and Shocks

Suspension Camber

Get an A+ in Geometry 101   So let’s say you’ve just entered the RC car world and you’re ready to start tuning your ride, but you haven’t the first clue on where to start. You’re a backyard warrior, skate …

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Radient Primal Multi-Chemistry Charger

RADIENT primal multi-chem-charger

So let’s say you’re new to the world of RC and you’re in need of a nice new charger to go with your shiny new ride or you’re the lucky recipient of a new or used RC vehicle that either …

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Mount a Body With Dynamite’s EZ Body Post Marker Set

Since the beginning of my hobby career, I’ve always spent way too much time trying to simplify mounting bodies. Over the years, I’ve come up with a number of tips and techniques that have made the job easier, but it …

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Show Stopper Yeah Racing ESC LED Light Kit Set

Yeah Racing ESC LED

For those who like the show side of the hobby, here is a cool item from Yeah Racing that will add more wow factor to your custom build, the Yeah Racing ESC LED Light Kit Set. This 6mm thick clear …

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Paint like a pro with Parma precut graphics

Here’s a problem I know some of you have. You’re out at the track practicing all the time and you’re getting good and winning races on a regular basis but this leaves you no time to do fancy paint jobs, …

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Team Associated ProLite 4×4 Short Course Truck Action

Team Associated ProLite 4x4 SC

Team Associated is a leader in a number of competition segments and they are going after the entry-level fun crowd too. The ProLite 4×4 is built with quality, ease-of-use and durability in mind. It features a simple shaft drive design …

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Pro-Line Pro-Spec Shocks

Pro-Line Shocks

It was late in the summer when I attended the 2013 RCM Short Course Nationals in Enfield, Connecticut, and pitted behind me was Gerardo Gonzalez of Pro-Line Racing. Gerardo always has some pretty trick rides to run and this year …

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Traxxas Low-CG Slash 2WD Chassis

The Traxxas Slash is, of course, credited with the launch of the popular short course market. The truck brought the fun and excitement of a short course truck to RC drivers of all calibers. The draw was realistic looks on …

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Boom Racing Tamiya XV-01 Upgrades

RC-Driver-Boom-XV01

Tamiya XV-01 owners looking to take this versatile platform to the next level should check out the new aluminum upgrades from Boom Racing. Over at AsiaTees, they have installed a number of upgrades on a project machine and the parts …

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Thunder Tiger ST4 G3 Action

Thunder Tiger ST4 G3

The Thunder Tiger ST-4 G3 is loosely based off the ST-1, a 1/8-scale stadium truggy, as it shares race-proven suspension components and drivetrain parts. The G3 has a bulky center section like a monster truck and aggressive overall looks. The …

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