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Thursday, July 25, 2024

Tony Phalen

Speed Passion LM-1 LeMans Build – Center Shock

Speed Passion LM-1 LeMans Build

The Build – Part 6 Time to build the center shock. We’ll also be attaching the upper deck in this step as well. Build Notes: Since we’ll be building the center shock at this time, have a few clean rags …

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Body Painting Workshop

Body Painting Workshop

One of the more satisfying RC tasks that we can tackle is painting the Lexan body that comes with a kit or a new body for your existing kit. There seem to be as many schools of thought on the …

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Speed Passion LM-1 LeMans Build – Rear Suspension

Speed Passion LM-1 LeMans Build

The Build – Part 5 This step is a short one and involves assembling the rear suspension; basically the rear damper, side springs and center shock mount. Build Notes: The side springs are a little bit delicate, so take care …

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World’s First Traxxas E-Revo Monster Truck Drift Edition – APRIL FOOLS

APRIL FOOLS! It was a fun time for the editors as we sat in the office with our popcorn and sodas watching everyone’s reaction. Could something like this be released from Traxxas? Sure, but not now…as far as we know. …

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Traxxas EZ-Peak 5 Amp NiCad/NiMH Charger

Traxxas EZ-Peak 5 Amp NiCad/NiMH Charger

Though most modern RTR kits include some sort of basic battery charger, the duration of the charge cycles using an inexpensive, trickle style charger can leave a driver stranded in the pits for hours instead of minutes. One of the …

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RC4WD High Performance SMD Scale LED Light Bar

RC4WD High Performance SMD Scale LED Light Bar

RC4WD has just released this cool looking, high-performance SMD LED Light Bar for you 1/10 scale crawler/trail truck projects. It features reversible and adjustable “L” brackets to fit many applications and 20 individual LED bulbs for super bright lighting. It’s …

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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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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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