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RC4WD Wheel Adapter for Toy BlocksIt isn’t uncommon for rc hobbyists to also be big fans of Lego toy blocks. To help make your latest Lego build even more uber, the folks at RC4WD are now making Wheel Adapters for toy blocks. These adapters allow you to bolt up some pretty trick RC4WD wheels and tires to your new Lego truck.

* CNC machined from billet aluminum
* Fits an M4 wheel nut
* Has black anodized finish
* Weight- .25oz each
* OD- .89″
* Length- 1.05″

The wheel adapters are priced at $29 per pair, they have a part number of #Z-S1361, and they are available right now. Give This Link a try for more details over on RC4WD’s website.

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RC4WD Trail Finder 2 Truck Kit SWBRC4WD has announced a new short wheelbase version of the TF2, the Trail Finder 2 SWB. The SWB was designed specifically for shorter bodies like the Jeep body from Tamiya. The SWB comes standard with an R3 tranny, as well as Yota II axles.

* Short wheelbase aluminum ladder chassis
* Realistic transfer case
* Leaf spring suspension
* Mud Thrasher 1.9″ tires & 5 lug stamped beadlock wheels
* Chassis mounted servo
* Comes with full bearing set
* Wheelbase- 9.53″
* Width- 8.46″
* Length- 15.35″
* Weight- 62.08oz

The truck has a street price of $379, a part number of #Z-K0045, and these are shipping right now. Click Right Here to get more details over on RC4WD’s website.

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RC4WD Mystery BoxFor those of you that are a little more adventurous, the folks over at RC4WD have brought back their Mystery Boxes. What is inside a mystery box? You’ll never know for sure until you get one, but it can contain anything from tires to shocks to axles to winches, with some boxes even containing brand new trucks! Each $100 Mystery Box contains over $250 worth of products, while the bad boy $599 Mystery Box includes over $900 worth of goodies. To get more information on these simply hit up This Link over on the official RC4WD website.

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RC4WD Gelande II D110 Truck Kit With Hard BodyThe latest RC4WD release for you scale enthusiasts is the Gelande II D110 Truck Kit with Defender Hard Body. The G2 has numerous new features like Yota II axles, an R3 single speed tranny, and the servo mount is up on the chassis for a more scale appearance. A four link suspension is used on the rear while a 3 link with panhard bar is used up front.

* Designed for true to scale looks
* Long wheelbase G2 chassis
* Metal axles with locked diffs
* Center mounted transfer case
* Dirt Grabber 1.9″ tires
* 5 lug 1.9 beadlock wheels
* Dual spring oil shocks
* Width- 7.87″
* Length- 22.44″
* Wheelbase- 13″
* Weight- 105.6oz

The part number is #Z-K0047, it is street priced at $599, and you can hit up This Link for more details over on RC4WD’s website.

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RC4WD Matte Black Mojave Body Set For Trail Finder 2RC4WD now makes it easy for you to bolt up a cool new look onto your Trail Finder 2 (or other trucks) by offering their Mojave Body Set in a matte black finish. This is a hard plastic body that offers extreme scale detailing and can be run in its matte black finish, or you can paint it to suit your taste.

* Width- 7.56″
* Wheelbase- 11.57″
* Length- 18.43″
* Height- 5.4″
* Weight- 24.7oz

The street price is $109, the part number is #Z-B0066, and these are available right now. Here Is The Link to more details over on RC4WD’s website.

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RC4WD Genius Sem Limites 2 1.9 Scale TiresWhen looking for new tires for a scale/trail machine, there are two big factors- looks and performance. The new Genius Sem Limites 2 1.9″ tires from RC4WD bring both to the plate. They are officially licensed by Genius for a perfect scale look, while the use of RC4WD’s X2SS compound rubber is perfect for finding traction on slippery rocks.

The tires are priced at $29 a pair, have a part number of #Z-T0128, and these are shipping right now. For more details click on This Link over on the RC4WD website.

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RC4WD Raceline Raptor 2.2 Beadlock WheelsGive your truck a hot new look with a set of RC4WD Raceline Raptor 2.2″ Beadlock Wheels. These are officially licensed by Raceline Wheels and were designed to give your truck a big boost in scale realism. The wheels were designed to be tough too, they are CNC machined from billet aluminum. Some of their other features and specifications include-

* 12mm hex
* Outer diameter: 2.2″
* Width: 1.19″
* Weight: 3.3oz
* Comes with scale wheel nut cover w/ Raceline logo

A set of four has a street price of $139, a part number of #Z-W0192, and these are available right now. Click Right Here for more details over on the official RC4WD website.

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Krypton 1.9 Scale TiresIn the never ending quest for trail supremacy, RC4WD has announced a new 1.9″ tire called the Krypton. The Kryptons are molding in RC4WD’s famous X2SS super sticky compound and can give your truck a whole new look while increasing its traction.

The Kryptons hit the street at $25 per pair, have a part number of #Z-T0130, and they are shipping right now. Head over to the official RC4WD Website for more details.

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RC4WD Mud Basher 2.2 tiresAre you into serious mudding? Like, top-of-the-tire deep mud? Like, mud that goes over the top of the cab?

For you serious mud-a-holics RC4WD has announced that their Mud Basher tires are now available in a 2.2″ size. These feature a tractor like chevron tread that is great for sling’n serious goop.

* Fits 2.2″ wheels
* Outer diameter is 5.7″
* Width is 2.11″
* Weight is 5.5oz per tire
* Molded in X2SS compound

These have a part number of #Z-T0129, a street price of $29 per pair, and these are shipping right now. For more details Give This Link a try over on the RC4WD website.

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RC4WD Rockdragon CrawlerLooking for a scale crawler but don’t have time to build a kit? RC4WD has announced their new Rockdragon. The Rockdragon comes 100% pre-built, just paint up the body, pop in a battery pack, and hit the trails. Some of the highlights of the Rockdragon include-

* Comes with 540 brushed motor & Outcry ESC w/ BEC
* XR3 Radio and Twister high torque servo
* R2 single speed tranny
* Spark competition shocks
* 2.2″ Mud Slingers tires
* Black powder coated HD aluminum K2 chassis
* Clear JP custom crawler body

These are available right now with a street price of $299 and a part number of #Z-RTR0020. Get More Details over on the official RC4WD website.

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RC4WD King Off Road ShocksNothing sets off a build like a really trick set of shocks. The latest shocks from RC4WD are modeled after (and licensed by) King Off-Road. These use dual springs, are larger in diameter than older models, and are sure to make your truck stand out on your next trail run.

These are available in 80mm length #Z-D0055, 90mm #Z-D0061, 100mm #Z-D0063, 110mm #Z-D0065, and 120mm #Z-D0067. All are priced at $39 per pair and you can get complete details by hitting up This Link over on RC4WD’s website.

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RC4WD Mickey Thompson 40 Series 3.8" Baja MTZ TiresThere are a lot of 3.8″ monster truck tires on the market, but few that bring real scale looks to the plate. RC4WD decided to change that and are now offering very detail Mickey Thompson 40 Series 3.8″ Baja MTZ Tires to the monster truck crowd. These are officially licensed by Mickey Thompson and look just like their full sized counterparts. Molded in medium/hard X5 compound rubber, they should also give plenty of traction when the going gets rough.

Weight- 12.6oz each
Width- 3.68″
Outside diameter- 7.96″
Inner diameter- 3.68″

These are priced at $44 per pair and have a part number of #Z-T0125. Check out This Link for more details.

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RC4WD Mickey Thompson Baja MTZ SC Tires
RC4WD is bring’n the scale realism to short course trucks with their new Mickey Thompson Baja MTZ Tires. Officially licensed by Mickey Thompson, these should help you have the most scale realistic SCT truck at your local bash spot. Designed to fit popular 2.2″/3.0″ SCT wheels, they are molded in RC4WD’s super soft/sticky X2SS rubber compound. Pricing is $24 per pair and they have a part number of Z-T0127. To get more details just head on over to RC4WD’s Official Website.

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