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Friday, February 3, 2023

RCD Staff

RCD Stuff

RCD Stuff from the editors of RC Driver: 1/5-Scale Pavement Tires, Temperature Recorder, Drone View Camera, 1/8 Prime Tires, More!

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3 Upgrade Ideas – ECX Torment 4WD Short Course Truck Hop Up

Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades:ECX Torment 4Wd Short Course Truck Hop Up 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.

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Give Your Car A Power Boost – Dynamite TurboKick

I love how Hollywood greatly exaggerates the effect of nitrous oxide in cars. A push of the button, and the car shoots off like a rocket. While it is not completely realistic, wouldn’t it be sweet if we could do that with our RCs?

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10 tips for a race-ready RTR

You bought your electric RTR (ready to run) short course truck because you just wanted to play in dirt lots and go fast. But you didn’t count on the racing bug biting you so soon. Do you need to give up on the RTR to buy another vehicle to race? No, sir!

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Gimme Space – Building Your Own RC Workshop How To

A workspace can be something as simple as a bench in your garage or basement, or something as extravagant as an all new exterior building for your hobby. We’ve tried to work in the garage (living in Florida that’s rarely an option without having heat stroke), and our home doesn’t have a basement either.

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Boost Bullet Performance – HPI’s Bullet St and Mt Hop-Up

Now that the dust has settled on the purchase of HPI Racing by Ripmax it’s nice to know spare parts and upgrade bits are coming back into stock to keep our favorite HPI models going. As fans of HPI we have several of their popular offerings in our workshop, including the Savage monster truck, RS4 touring cars, Sprint2 touring cars, and more.

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Team Associated T5M Team Kit Hop Up

Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades : Team Associated T5M Team Kit Hop Up 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.

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Ask Tony: Hey, I Got Your Answer!

Ask Tony

You Got Questions? Tony has your answer! This month: Brushless Jumphot Mt, Cog Cog Cog Goes The 50” Deep Vee

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Hyper10 SC Gets a Splash

Recently I was hanging out with my friends, racing 1/10-scale 2WD buggies at the local indoor clay track. As you may know, buggies are an open wheel class where you avoid contact with the other cars. In between races we were watching the 4WD short course trucks run. These trucks were really too much for the tight indoor track, but these guys were really thrashing away, slamming into the walls, the pipes, and each other.

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Mini BlingZ LED Light Strips

We love our LEDs nowadays. Younger readers may not realize just how far LED technology has come, but LEDs have never been as small, bright, colorful, and efficient as they are now. They make our world much more vibrant and brightly lit, especially for the RC crowd, where weight and power consumption are always a concern. There are several companies producing lights specifically for RCs...

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RCD Stuff

This article was originally published in RC Driver’s October 2016 issue. by Chris Kovachevich

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ECX 1-8 Revenge Type E Hop Up

Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades:ECX 1-8 Revenge Type E Hop Up 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.

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Ask Tony: Hey, I Got Your Answer!

You Got Questions? Tony has your answer! This month: MUSCLAR NITRO BUGGY, MID-LIFE RC CRISIS, CONTROLLING THE YETI XL

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Sworkz S104 Evo Pro Buggy

Speed and strength in the perfect combination is the Holy Grail when it comes to these modern day 4WD 1/10 racing buggy rockets. Usually he who lasts the longest in the main wins. All current buggies out there are looking for the ultimate handling, the ultimate durability and the most user friendly servicing. Sworkz

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Axial Yeti Hop Up

Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades: Axial Yeti Hop Up 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.

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