Our picks for performance, durability, and or appearance upgrades
Here are our accessory and hop-up picks for today’s popular vehicles that can boost performance, durability and or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.
This article was originally published in RC Driver’s July 2015 issue.
By Paul Onorato
TYPE: 1/10-scale RTR electric 2WD monster truck
PRICE: $239.95 (item no. 36054-1)
Price: $13.65 (F040)
Add another level of protection to the chassis of the Traxxas Stampede with a big bumper like this one from T-Bone Racing. The Basher Front Bumper is made of a resilient composite plastic that can stand up to serious abuse. It is also simple to install by bolting it right onto the underside of the chassis utilizing the stock holes.
Price: $6.95 (80522)
RPM makes many different aftermarket parts for the Traxxas Stampede and we really like the sealed gear cover. They are available in black, blue or green, are easy to install and help protect your gears from dirt and grime. It also features an oversized opening to access the slipper clutch and gives you more clearance for using larger pinions.
Price: $70.00 (5862)
Dial in the handling of the Stampede by installing a full set of Big Bore aluminum shocks from Traxxas. These optional
shocks have hard-anodized aluminum bodies, PTFE-coated shock bores and titanium nitride coated shafts. You will find that they offer incredible smoothness, are hyper durable and provide almost frictionless operation