Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Project Ugly Truck Part 2- Front End Frenzy

The Ugly Truck Front End

Last week we announced the start of Project Ugly Truck (UT), the truck being built from a box of extra Traxxas components we’ve gathered over the years. We unearthed a lot of cool parts from the bin, but they don’t …

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Keep Track of your RC Shock Pistons

Keep Track of your Shock Pistons

The major manufacturers have done us a great service by molding the shock piston hole size on the pistons to help identify them when building (or tuning) our shocks. The problem is, especially for us old guys, that it’s really …

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Schelle Nova Slipper Clutch Set

Schelle Nova Slipper Clutch Set

Schelle Racing has been coming on strong with some awesome upgrade parts for off road vehicles. Their latest offering is a new, 3-plate clutch that delivers a better driving feel, lasts longer and has a very low rotational weight. The …

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Team Associated RC10 Classic

Team Associated RC10 Classic

If you were playing with toy cars back in 1984, you’ll probably remember the release of the RC10. Heck, you might have even bought one (and hopefully you hung on to it!). If you weren’t around, I’ll have you know …

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Get Traction Try TLR Grooved Slipper Plates

TLR Grooved Slipper

Check this out 22 and XXX based vehicle owners, Team Losi Racing just told us about a new option part you’re probably going to want to pick up. The new Grooved Slipper Plates feature machined grooves and that “scrape” any …

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See what the RC Excitement is all about

RCE Spring Fling

  The crew at RC Excitement in Fitchburg MA just sent us word about their SPRING FLING Open House at the RC Excitement track and hobby shop on April 12th. The Spring Fling Open House is the perfect time for …

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Robinson Racing goes Gen3 on the Vaterra Halix

RCD RRP Halix Gen3 Slipper

  Robinson Racing Products, the masters of RC gearing and the makers of the popular Gen3 Slipper assembly available for many popular cars, has just sent us their latest Gen3 Slipper Unit which is designed specifically for the Vaterra Halix. …

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RPM Extended Rear Suspension Arms for the Traxxas Summit & Revo

RPM Extended Rear Suspension Arms for the Traxxas Summit & Revo

The Traxxas Summit and Revo are two hot products that people continue to heavily modify, and one of the companies they rely on most is RPM. Knowing this (and answering the MANY requests), RPM has released a set of extended …

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Axial SCX10 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited C/R Edition RTR

Axial SCX10 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited C/R Edition RTR

Axial is expanding their Jeep lineup with the addition of this killer looking 2012 Wrangler C/R Edition. Based on Axial’s popular SCX10 chassis, this Ready-To-Run features some of the coolest products to come out for scale rigs including fully-wired and …

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Gluing Tires with Zap Rubberized CA Glue

Gluing Tires with Zap Rubberized CA Glue

It may not be a favorite RC task for most of us but we will all need to glue up some new tires at some point in our RC careers. Zap has introduced rubberized CA glue that won’t become brittle …

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Kevco Racing .21 Marine Turbo Engine

Kevco Racing .21 Marine Engine

RC Driver is all about cars, but since we do showcase a boat in every issue we decided to let you in on this beautiful new TORQUE .21, high-performance racing engine from Kevco Racing. Designed by Edoardo Picco and backed …

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AKA MULE Rolling Gear Bag

AKA MULE Rolling Gear Bag

Transporting your gear is all about organization, and AKA’s new MULE Rolling Gear Bag is here to help! Made of durable nylon fabric, this 31×14.5×11″ bag has a massive main compartment (with 8 auxiliary compartment) capable of holding tires, tools, …

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Vertigo Performance Products Losi 5IVE-T Engine Inserts

Vertigo Performance Losi 5IVE-T Engine Inserts

The Losi 5IVE-T has become one of the most popular 1/5-scale trucks on the market. Not only is it a blast to drive with it’s exceptional 4WD system, it’s also become a magnet for aftermarket support. You can now upgrade …

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Project Ugly Truck: Part 1- The Big Dig

Truck Parts Bin Dig

  RC Driver magazine has been around for over ten years and during those years we’ve built a ton of project vehicles. When projects are created, stock parts are pushed aside, but they are not thrown away or even forgotten. …

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Maifield 4-Peats at the 28th Proline Cactus Classic

Maifield 4-Peats at the 28th Proline Cactus Classic

The Pro-Line Cactus Classic attracts drivers from around the world to Scottsdale, Arizona every year for a week of intense competition. The event, now in its 28th year, remains one of the most popular and prestigious, thanks to an extremely …

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