Friday, March 31, 2023

Projects and Builds

HPI Sprint 2 Sport – Chassis Upgrade

HPI Sprint 2 Sport - The Chassis

Part 2 of the HPI Sprint 2 Sport Project revolves around the chassis. Since this project is going from mild to radically wild, I’m starting by swapping out the stock plastic platform (and top deck) with a beautiful carbon fiber …

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HPI Sprint 2 Sport

Project: HPI Sprint 2 Sport

HPI’s Sprint 2 Sport has quickly become one of RC’s go-to vehicles. You can catch this versatile on-roader racing around asphalt (or carpet) tracks, sliding sideways through drift courses or even navigating rally courses littered with different types of terrain. …

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RB Products RB-ONE-R V2 1/8 Nitro Buggy Build Photo Gallery

RB RBOne-R Box

Most nitro enthusiasts know the name RB well as they produce quality competition engines for 1/10-scale and 1/8-scale racing vehicles. But what many don’t know is they offer a lot more. Things are about to change as RB USA is …

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Tekno NT48 Nitro Truggy Build Photo Gallery

NT48 Kit Box

Tekno RC continues to impress us with their vehicle offerings. We’ve recently built up the NB48, where its high-quality components and excellent engineering can really be seen within our build photos. Well we just couldn’t get enough and picked up …

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Tamiya Freightliner Cascadia Evo Build, Detail and Action Photos

Tamiya’s Freightliner Cascadia Evo tractor trailer kit is a highly-detailed model that you would expect from model experts Tamiya. The detail and quality of this kit is make it an ultimate RC modeling experience. This particular kit was built up and …

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SWorkz S350 BE1 EVO Pro USA Edition Build Photos

SWorkz S350 Studio

Vehicle manufacturer SWorkz is creating some big news as of late with their signing of Pro Driver Atsushi Hara and inking exclusive distribution through A-Main Hobbies in the US. A-Main has just received their shipment of SWorkz products and we …

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Project Stealth Rally: Part 3- Just Wrenching Around

Mid build

We’re at a point with our Stealth Rally project where we’ve gotten ourselves into a little bit of this and a little bit of that. So for Part 3 of our build, we’re going to jump around from the chassis …

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Team Losi Racing 22-4 Build Photo Gallery

22-4 Box Art

  The Team Losi Racing 22-4 1/10-scale 4WD Electric Off-Road Competition Buggy was massive news during its first sightings and TLR fans drooled in anticipation for its release. Electric 1/10-scale racing is in full swing again and we’re excited to see …

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Tekno RC NB48 Nitro Buggy Build Gallery

NB48 Built

  Tekno RC is a rapidly growing manufacturer that produces their own competition grade kits as well as conversions and accessories for a wide range of other vehicles on the market. They’ve recently made an impression in the nitro buggy crowd with …

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Project Stealth Rally: Part 2- Rear Suspension Upgrade

Rear Arms Installed

We want our Stealth Rally to handle like its on rails so we’re swapping out the stock arms for Pro-Line’s arms from their ProTrac Suspension Kit. The arms are longer so the hinge point sits further out in the wheel. …

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Team Losi Racing 8IGHT-T 3.0 Build Photo Gallery

8IGHT-T 3.0 Box

  While building our Team Losi Racing 8IGHT-T 3.0 competition race truggy, we photographed most of the steps so you can get an idea of the quality and design behind this popular 1/8-scale racer.   LINKS Team Losi Racing

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Project Stealth Rally: Part 1- The Collection

Project Stealth Rally

  Well look at this cool collection of parts we’ve gathered up! We’ve got the on-road/off-road bug biting us so what better to do than to build a cool rally car. The base of this project is actually a Slash …

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Speed Passion LM-1 LeMans Build – Electronics and Body

Speed Passion LM-1 LeMans Build

The Build – Part 8 The final step to the Speed Passion LM-1 LeMans involves installing the electronics and the absolutely stunning LM-1 body. Big props to Brad Palmer at F1 RC Labs for his amazing paint work! Build Notes: …

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Speed Passion LM-1 LeMans Build – Body Mounts, Wheels and Tires

Speed Passion LM-1 LeMans Build

The Build – Part 7 In this step we attach the tire/wheels to the car as well as the body mounts. We also top the LM-1 off with one of the most amazing bodies I’ve ever seen. Thanks to Brad …

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Project Ugly Truck: Part 5- It’s Alive!

Passenger Side

It took about a month to get Project Ugly Truck together in our spare time, but we did it, it’s done and it actually looks pretty cool. When we dug through a bin of parts and pulled out random pieces …

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