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Wild Axial SCX10 RC Jeep Project

There are a few RC vehicles on the market that seem to have an endless number of aftermarket parts available and the Axial SCX10 is one of those machines. It seems like wherever you look online, there is a totally custom SCX10 that has some parts you’ve never seen before.

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Traxxas Super Speed 4×4 Build & Giveaway [Updated 7-7-16]

Traxxas Super Speed 4x4 Build & Giveaway

  CLICK HERE TO ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN OUR TRAXXAS SUPER SPEED 4X4 BUILD!  RC Driver’s information packed newsletter just got more exciting! For the next two months we’ll be turning our Traxxas Rally 4×4 from a feature article …

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Project: Axial SCX-10 Deadbolt

Axial SCX-10 Deadbolt: Our hop-up parts and accessory picks for today’s popular vehicles that will boost performance, durability or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.

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Project: Helion Dominos 10SCV2

Helton Dominos 10SCV2: Our hop-up parts and accessory picks for today’s popular vehicles that will boost performance, durability or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.

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Project- Losi TEN Rally-X –Reworking an RC Road Warrior

Impact Linear FD2 6500mAh 4S LiPo Battery Pack

The TEN platform from Losi has been a home run since day one. It has worked successfully as a nitro buggy, nitro short course truck, electric short course truck and has even been converted to an electric buggy. My favorite variation of the TEN platform is the Rally-X because it is well suited for on-road and off-road use and has a great look about it.

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Project: Vaterra 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS

Project: Vaterra 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS: Our hop-up parts and accessory picks for today’s popular vehicles that will boost performance, durability or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.

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Try something new in RC

When I started racing radio control cars, my first race was with my Tamiya Falcom in the parking lot of a hobby shop. It was the first time I had actually run my first RC car, prior to that I had driven a friend’s car in his driveway for about a minute. At the track, I ran practice and then my father bought some on-road tires, which we fitted to the Falcon.

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3 Upgrade Ideas – Traxxas Slash

Project: Traxxas Slash: Our hop-up parts and accessory picks for today’s popular vehicles that will boost performance, durability or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.

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Project: Tamiya DT03 Goes from Entry Level to High Performance RC Buggy

Tamiya is great for designing all sorts of interesting RC vehicles and keeping every format of our hobby fresh and interesting. The DT03 chassis is more geared for beginners in stock form, the cost is many design cues had durability in mind over all out performance.

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Project: Hot Bodies D8Te – Ultra Competitive E-Truggy Conversion

The Hot Bodies D8T has enjoyed a long life of wins in many racers’ hands from the club level up. Its simple design makes it easy to work on, its refined geometry makes it easy for any driver to tune and its price tag is certainly in the affordable range.

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RPM Wing Mounts For The Arrma Talion

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A short while back I hopped-up my awesome Arrma Talion truggy with some sweet parts from Xtreme Racing and Castle Creations.  This truggy was now faster and more powerful than ever before but the one weak link, the rear wing …

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Mini 8IGHT-T LOSI TRUGGY

I’ve always been a fan of smaller vehicles. They tend to cost less than larger vehicles, have a tendency to to be a great value, are often loaded with performance features found in much more expensive vehicles, and can be easily hopped up and customized. The Mini 8IGHT-T Truggy from Losi is one of those vehicles that really fits this bill

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Giving the RC10 World’s Car Re-Release the Factory Team Treatment

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  My very first racing vehicle was an original gold tub “Edinger” RC10 with an “A” stamp on the back of the chassis.  I can’t even begin to count the number of vehicles in the RC10 series that I have …

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Vaterra Rally – The Spare Parts Project

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  A while back our fearless leader, Executive Editor Greg V, did a cool Jallopy Traxxas Slash project that I really liked.   He took a bunch of different parts that were hanging around the RC Driver office and built a …

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Giving the 2wd Slash the Ultimate Treatment

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There have been countless versions of the 2wd and 4wd Slash aimed at different segments of the market. After what seemed like an eternity Traxxas recently released a brushless version of the 2wd Slash that featured a cool LCG (low center of gravity).

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