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AKA Enduro 3 Tires

AKA Announces Updated Enduro 3 and Cityblock 3 Sho…

AKA has announced that they have updated two of their short course truck tires to make them faster than ever. The new Enduro 3 keeps its long wearing tread pattern but now comes on the AKA Typo tire carcass, while the Cityblock 3 features a more open tread design for better performance on loose surfaces. Both are available pre-mounted and [...]

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AKA Cinch sacks

AKA Cinch Sacks and Racer Backpack

The crew over at AKA have announced some new accessories to help make your rc life easier. First up are Cinch Sacks. Made from nylon and featuring a handy draw string, the cinch sacks should help keep your dirty rc car from making a mess in your full size rig during transport. These come in two sizes, large which is [...]

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AKA Double Play Nut Driver

AKA Double Play Nut Driver

We are all about saving space and having the right tool for the job. Enter from stage left, the new AKA Double Play Nut Driver. The Double Play has a machined aluminum handle to shave weight, while it saves space by putting both a 5.5 & 7mm socket into one wrench. A hard anodized finished gives it a cool factory [...]

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AKA Nut Driver

Coming Soon – AKA 7mm & 5.5mm Nut Driver

To make your life of wrenching a little easier, the crew over at AKA are teasing a nifty 2-n-1 Nut Driver. It fits the common 7 and 5.5mm nuts you are always wrenching on and was designed to save some space in your tool box. Hit up This Link to check out AKA’s official website. Get more AKA news Right Here [...]

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AKA Roadblock SC Tire Review

Product Spotlight – AKA Roadblock SC Tires

When AKA announced their new do-it-all Roadblock SC tires, we just had to try a set. We rarely bash on just one surface so we were very interested to see if the Roadblocks would work all the surfaces we like to bash on. With a fresh set of Roadblocks mounted up we grabbed two of our favorite short course vehicles [...]

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AKA Roadblock SC Tires

AKA Roadblock Short Course Truck Tires & Pre-…

The guys over at AKA have a new “do it all” short course truck tire called the Roadblock. The Roadblock uses a dense tread pattern for long life and is designed to get traction on a wide variety of surfaces like asphalt and grass. The Roadblocks come with AKA red inserts and are available two ways – as tires, [...]

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AKA MULE ROLLING GEAR BAG

AKA Mule Rolling Gear Bag

AKA has a new gear bag called the Mule to get all your equipment to the track or bash spot in one trip. Made from durable nylon mesh and reinforced with plastic, the Mule can make it a whole lot easier to get all that stuff of yours around, and to do it in style. * Size– 31″ x 14.5″ x [...]

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RC Driver Magazine

Industry News – LRP America, AKA Typo, & RC Driver

Back in September LRP opened up a new facility in Southern California. Their long term distribution deal with Associated had ended so LRP America was formed. Here in America we are used to only seeing LRP electronic speed controllers, but they have a much more vast product line that includes cars, trucks and buggies. Now it sounds like us Yanks [...]

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AKA Evo 1:10 Wheels

AKA 1:10 EVO Wheels and 1:10 Slingshot Tires

You probably know AKA from their 8th scale tires but they are making a big push into the 1:10 scale class with their new Evolution series wheels and tires. The big news is the use of an “L” shaped bead on their 10th scale Evo wheels. An “L” shaped bead is said to allow for a stronger bond and is commonly [...]

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AKA Handlebar STD Buggy Tires

AKA Handlebar STD Tires and Pre-Mounts

The latest addition to AKA’s tires line-up is the Handlebar STD for 10th scale buggy. The new STD version of the Handlebar has taller treads to give more traction and longer tire life. They are available in three different compounds- Clay, Super Soft, and Soft compound. The new Handlbar STD’s are also available pre-mounted on either white or yellow HEXlite [...]

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AKA Has New Short Course Tires and Inserts

Short course trucks are still on fire and AKA has just introduced a revised line-up of tires for them. Taking several of their popular tread patterns they have made them wider, thus improving their grip. The tires that got the upgrade are the Handlebar 2, Cityblock 2, Enduro 2, and the Wishbone 2. Some of the tires also got further [...]

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AKA Pre-Mount Handlebar Impact

New AKA 10th Scale Buggy Pre-Mounts (Handlebar �…

AKA has just announced several new sets of pre-mounted tires for 10th scale buggies. Now you can get Handlebar or Impact tires (in soft or super soft compounds) pre-mounted on either white or yellow wheels. AKA’s popular red closed cell inserts come standard and are known for their handling and longevity. 13110SRW 1:10 Buggy Handlebar LTD Rear (Soft) HEXLITE Wheel Pre-Mounted [...]

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AKA Medium Black Closed Cell Inserts for 8th scale and short course trucks

AKA Black Medium Closed Cell Inserts for 8th Scale…

AKA has some new medium density closed cell inserts for 8th scale buggy and short course trucks. These new inserts are fluted on the inside making them a bit softer and allows air to escape more easily through vent holes in your rim. The part number is #34001MFG and they have a price of $19 for a set of four. [...]

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AKA AKA Stadium Truck Closed Cell Red Tire Inserts

AKA Closed Cell Stadium Truck Tire Inserts

AKA changed the tire world when they first introduced their closed cell inserts for 8th scale tires several years ago. Now AKA is introducing closed cell inserts for 10th scale stadium trucks. These inserts will not only last much longer than traditional foam, but they can also make your truck handle better in corners and through the rough. Part number [...]

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AKA Indoor Handlebar Tires

AKA Handlebar Tires for 10th Scale Buggy, SCT, and…

AKA has just announced their new Handlebar series of tires. With their low-profile tread and rounded edges, Handlebars should be the bomb at your local indoor clay track. AKA is producing Handlebars for a wide variety of vehicles- 10th scale buggy, 8th scale, and for short course trucks. And talk about variety, some Handlebars are available pre-mounted, some just with inserts, [...]

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