Thursday, August 16, 2018

Traxxas Slash Low-CG Conversion

Traxxas Slash Low-CG Conversion

Look at what we just got our grubby little hands on in the RC Driver offices…the one thing that Traxxas fans have been begging the TRX team to make probably since the Slash was unveiled, a Low-CG conversion kit. Well …

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Dynamite Pinion Caddy

Dynamite Pinion Caddy

If you still store all your pinion gears in an old baby food jar and can’t find the pinion you need by trying to dig through the gears with your sausage fingers, then my friends, it’s time to pay up …

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Larry Genova’s Losi 22 2.0

Larry Genova's Losi 22 2.0

As you can about imagine, we’re all about RC. RC cars, RC trucks, RC heli’s, boats and quadcopter. Heck we even play with RC Airsoft tanks. But to do all that, we have a great support team in place that …

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Hebert Wins 34th US Indoor Championships

Hebert Wins 34th US Indoor Championships

For the 34th year, top racers from the U.S. and Canada spent Thanksgiving weekend racing in Cleveland, OH competing at the U.S. Indoor Championships. The event, now round #2 of the Midwest Grand Slam Series, was hosted by the Holiday …

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Ty Tessmann’s Pro-Line PRO-2 SC Truck Action!

Ty Tessmann’s Pro-Line PRO-2 SC Truck Action!

Pro-Line Driver Ty Tessmann puts his PRO-2 SC truck to the test! Ty says, “The Pro-Line PRO-2 truck is so much fun to drive. I have raced it twice, TQ’d and won both times against all the top manufacturers trucks …

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Team Associated RC10 Classic Buggy Build – Wheels and Tires

Team Associated RC10 Classic Buggy Build

The Build – Part 7 The wheels and tires on the RC10 Classic are excellent reproductions of the original set. These tires were molded by Proline and are a little softer than the originals. I’m happy to see that AE …

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Team Associated RC10 Classic Buggy Build – Electronics

Team Associated RC10 Classic Buggy Build

The Build – Part 6 In Part 6 of our build, we’ll work on installing the electronics. Even though this is a vintage build, we won’t be installing vintage electronics. The RC10 Classic will be getting a full range race-spec …

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Team Associated RC10 Classic Buggy Build – Shocks

Team Associated RC10 Classic Buggy Build

The Build – Part 5 Part 5 of our build focuses on the shocks. Before you ask, yes, the shocks are ‘Classic’ as well, using the old-skool internal loading with the snap clips to keep the seals in place. While …

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Team Associated RC10 Classic Buggy Build – Rear Suspension / Turnbuckles

Team Associated RC10 Classic Buggy Build

The Build – Part 4 In Part 4 of the RC10 Classic build, we attach the rear suspension and assemble the turnbuckles. Build Notes: Unlike current cars, the roll pins that feed through the rear axles are just that, rolled …

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Team Associated RC10 Classic Buggy Build – Rear Bulkhead

Team Associated RC10 Classic Buggy Build

The Build – Part 3 The next assembly step involves attaching the rear bulkhead, shock tower and transmission to the chassis. Pretty straightforward with no surprises. Build Notes: Have some threadlock ready as you’ll need it for this step. We …

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Pro-Line PRO-2 SC – Part II

Pro-Line PRO-2 SC - Part II

The PRO-2 SC is one of Pro-Line’s most refined products ever produced through the course of our 30-year History. We combined our highest quality and best performing accessories into one box to create the ultimate Go Anywhere — Do Anything …

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Team Associated RC10 Buggy Build – Transmission

Team Associated RC10 Classic Buggy Build

The Build – Part 2 In Part 2 of the RC10 Classic build, we jump into building an excellent rendition of the original 6-gear transmission. This transmission is simply over-complicated by todays standards and, because of this, the transmission build …

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Team Associated RC10 Buggy Build – Front Suspension

Team Associated RC10 Classic Buggy Build

The Build – Part 1 We start off the RC10 Classic build with the front suspension. If you’re a long time RC’er (or someone that just happened to have an original RC10 at one time), you’ll be happy to see …

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Attack of the Killer Baja Beetle!

Attack of the Killer Baja Beetle!

Earlier this year, I built an 1/5 scale HPI Baja based gasoline powered asphalt burner that was featured on the pages of RC Driver magazine’s September 2013 issue. Within a few weeks of the magazine spread I received a phone …

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Team Associated Factory Team T4.2 Build – Body, Wheels and Tires

Team Associated Factory Team T4.2 Build

The Build – Part 7 The final step in the Factory Team T4.2 build is the wheels, tires and body. For this step we’ll be using a full set of Proline’s Hole Shot T’s in their soft M3 compound. We …

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