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Team C TM4 Build – Steering

Team C TM4 Build – Steering

The Build – Part 5 Time to install the steering. The TM4 uses a dual bellcrank system that rolls along on a set of quality bearings. This system also incorporates an adjustable servo saver. Attach a horn and mounts to …

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Team C TM4 Build – Slipper Clutch

Team C TM4 Build – Slipper Clutch

The Build – Part 4 Team C includes a hearty, adjustable slipper clutch with the TM4. We will be building and installing it in this step. Here’s a quick look a the Slipper Hub-A. The flat side of this needs …

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Team C TM4 Build – Gearboxes

Team C TM4 Build – Gearboxes

The Build – Part 3 In this step we’ll be installing the diffs into the gearboxes and the gearboxes to the chassis. You can see that the two gearboxes look a little different at the output shaft area. The box …

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Team C TM4 Build – Differentials

Team C TM4 Build – Differentials

The Build – Part 2 The TM4 comes with fluid-filled gear diffs in the front and back. The assembly is pretty easy, just be sure to have some rags or towels handy to clean up the mess. Slide a 10×12 …

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Team C TM4 Build – Main Chassis

Team C TM4 Build – Main Chassis

The Build – Part 1 The chassis of the Team C TM4 features an aluminum plate with plastic sides. These help keep the chassis from flexing and also provide a flat surface for the body to stay against. It’s a …

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It’s Here! Team Associated’s T5M

It's Here! Team Associated's T5M

Ok, let’s have a show of hands as to who is surprised by this release? If you put your hand up, it’s time to get outside! The A-Team’s B5 and B5M have been huge releases in the RC industry, paving …

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Tamiya NEO Fighter

Project: Tamiya NEO Fighter

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 low and many design cues …

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RC4WD Trail Finder 2 Kit

Review: RC4WD Trail Finder 2 Kit

Ready For The Trails RC4WD started years ago simply making parts for the RC rock crawling community, fast forward to 2012 and they make some of the coolest parts on the planet! Not only do they make parts, but they …

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RC4WD Trail Finder 2 RTR

Review: RC4WD Trail Finder 2 RTR

RC4WD is again pushing the limits of scale, but this time they are making it a little easier with the build already taken care of. The Trail Finder 2 ready-to-run is just that…just plug in your battery and go! But underneath this beautiful body is a different drivetrain just making this rig even better than the previous version. The scale details are still unmatched by any other company in the world. With a full vehicle that is more focused on scale looks then a standard R/C vehicle, it’s no wonder RC4WD is at the top of the scale world.

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RC4WD YJ Goes Topless

Topless RC4WD YJ

Building A Scale Rock Crawler In the rock crawling industry there are two types of people, Toyota people and Jeep people. It seems to be a never ending battle and in some cases, the battle lines have been drawn in …

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Team Associated B44.3 Build – Wheels, Tires and Body

Team Associated B44.3 Build – Wheels, Tires and Body

The Build – Part 11 The final chapter to our Team Associated B44.3 has us assembling the wheels and tires and mounting the body and wing. The first step in the final step is to glue up your tires. You …

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Team Associated B44.3 Build – Electronics

Team Associated B44.3 Build – Electronics

The Build – Part 10 Time to install the electronics in our Team Associated B44.3 Buggy. Even though we’ll be using a single shorty LiPo instead of the optional saddle-pack setup, we need to attach the left side battery tray …

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Hot Bodies R8 1/8 Scale

Hot Bodies R8 1/8 Scale

Hot Bodies has announced the release (or re-release) of it’s 1/8 scale onroad car, the R8. This car is riddled with high-end features that allowed HB Team Driver Teemu Leino to put the prototype 7th overall at the 2013-2014 World …

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CENRacing Colossus GST-E Monster Truck

Review: CENRacing Colossus GST-E Monster Truck

After a hiatus of several years, CENRacing is back in the USA with HRP as their new distributor. In celebration of their return to North America, they are debuting a subtly revamped 1/8-scale monster truck that is available exclusively from HRP.

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Vertigo Performance Mesh Plate for Losi 5IVE-T

Vertigo Performance Mesh Plate for Losi 5IVE-T

Vertigo Performance has released this cool new product for the Losi 5IVE-T; a gear mesh plate that eliminates the flex between the motor mount and the center differential. What does it do, you ask? This gear mesh plate eliminates the …

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