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aPlastics

APlastics USA

Aplastics is a manufacturer of RC drift bodies, based out of Ukraine. They have been busy pumping out new body shells, often of cars we haven’t seen in 1/10th scale before. They recently announced USA distribution, based out of Pennsylvania. I am hoarding a few Forester XT body shells, I own a 1:1 XT in real life. Quality is top [...]

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sprint2 rwd conversion kit by yeah racing

Sprint2 fans take notice, Yeah Racing is set to release a RWD conversion kit for the HPI Sprint2 in September. We’ve only a few teaser pics available, but why should that stop the speculation? What we can see from the extensive parts list below is a move from the old c-hub standard to the hot c-hubless design that most RWD [...]

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HPI Racing – How To Customize Your Drifter

Are you new to drifting? Have you been drifting for a while but are looking to up your sideways game? The folks over at HPI Racing have written a new article that shows you exactly how to customize a body for rc drifting. The article explains how to do a cool drifting paint job, as well as how to install [...]

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d-like updates the Re-R Hybrid drift chassis and Real dri gy…

D-Like announced new versions of their heralded Re-R Hybrid chassis and Real Dri Gyro Premium . Based out of Japan’s southern Kumamoto prefecture, this shop has been at the forefront of weight shift style. The Re-R was the first design to utilize high sprung weight (the battery) to increase body roll – this style lends itself to realistic driving lines [...]

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Drift Arms Race!

The RC drift scene continues to up the ante, this time with an arms race! For the advanced drifter looking for additional tweaks take a look at the new Overdose and Wrap Up Next rear arms. Available in standard 2.5mm or 3mm arm pins, these should fit most RC drifters on the market today. Overdose brings a new design with [...]

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RC Oahu Trigger RWD Chassis – Japan exclusive

Following up on last week’s The Cub Report, let’s take a look at RC Oahu’s Trigger chassis. This one is said to be limited to 50 units and brings a few tweaks to popular trends in the drift scene.

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Yokomo RWD YD2 On Tour – First Peak!

If you follow professional RC drifting you know that Yokomo‘s YD2 dominated the RWD

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Pandora RC – Toyota Altezza BN Sports drift body

Pandora RC recently released the Toyota ALTEZZA/BN Sports 1:10 drift body. Better known as the Toyota IS 300 in the USA. BN Sports is a top shelf 1:1 aero parts and tuning company, and has been partnering with Pandora RC to put out these highly modified body shells that come with a full body kit included – no need to [...]

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Drift Itch – Is CounterSteer Dead?

Hey gang Evol here again with some more of my musings on the ever evolving animal that is RC Drift. One my my favorite vendors (BlackStar Hobbies) posted up a thought for discussion on FaceBook regarding what could be the demise of Countersteer and that really got me thinking about the future of RC Drift. It’s funny how quickly things [...]

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Drift Itch – Yokomo YD-2 RWD drift chassis

Hey gang Evol here to scratch that drift itch. It looks like Yokomo is at it again with a new drift chassis to follow up the competition drifter YD-4. This little gem was spied at the FEMCA RC DRIFT event recently at the Yatabe Arena in Japan. The YD-2 is purpose built from the ground up as a RWD drift [...]

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Drift Itch – 4 wheel steer and drifting

Hey gang, happy April! With warmer weather outdoor events loom here in the midwest and I could not be more stoked about it. We undoubtedly got away with another mild winter (Global Warming) but i’m really not complaining. Yes I’m a hearty midwesterner who laughs at Californians who wear winter coats when it’s 60 degrees, but that doesn’t mean I [...]

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Team Yokomo – YG-301 Gyro for RWD drift cars

Yokomo has finally started to release some products aimed at the RWD drifter. Not a heck of a lot of details but the fact that they acknowledge RWD exists is something right? They mention that you can use it in any of their cars but it is intended to RWD use. It features remote gain, left and right end points [...]

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Tetsujin Sunflower deep dish drift wheels

Tetsujin has released another style for their deep dish super rim lineup. The Sunflower is designed to look like a painted steel wheel popular with some drifters. They feature same 6,9,and 12mm selectable offset of the other deep dish wheels and come in several colors for you mix and match. These are available now for about $7.50 a pair. Want to grab [...]

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G-force – Drift tire remover

Ever get a set of drift tires stuck on your favorite set of wheels? The G-force drift tire remover will help you press out those stubborn wheels allowing them to live again. It features all aluminum construction and comes in 2 colors. These should make any tire change quick and easy. These are available now for about 69 dollars US. Want to [...]

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Drift Itch Product Spotlight - MST changeable offset drift w…

Whats up guys, Evol here with some product spotlight action for your drift news fix. Max Speed Technology is a respected leader in the RC Drift scene. Few companies are as committed to growing the drift segment and their designs have been original, innovative and of generally high quality. Thats why it was such a shock when they put the [...]

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