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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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RC4WD 1/10 Land Rover Defender D90 Pick Up Truck Body
The latest body from our friends over at RC4WD is a 1/10 scale Land Rover Defender D90 Pick Up Truck. The Land Rover is made from hard plastic and hand modified to give incredible scale detailing. Some assembly is required but once finished you’ll have one of the most unique bodies out on the trail.

* Length- 16.41″
* Height- 6.47″
* Width- 7.52″
* Weight- 24.83oz
* Wheelbase- 11.1″

The part number for the Land Rover body is #Z-B0058, it is priced at $199, and you can get your hands on one right now. For complete details and more pictures check out This Link over on the official RC4WD website.

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RC4WD 1/10 Scale V8 Engine
For all the scale fanatics out there, RC4WD has announced a 1/10 V8 Scale Engine. The “engine” allows you to hide your electric motor inside, giving your truck the ultimate in scale realism. The engine is CNC machined from billet aluminum to look great while helping to dissipate heat.

* Works with most 540 sized motors
* Length- 2.74″
* Width- 2.77″
* Height- 3.34″
* Weight- 6.45oz
* Requires R4 Transmission (RC4WD #Z-U0031) and 540 motor

The engine has a part number of #Z-S1043, it is street priced at $179, and these are available right now. To find out more details simply Click This Link to head over to RC4WD’s official website.

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RC4WD 1/8  Warn Locking Hubs
Are you all about the fine details? Sadly me neither, but there a lot of people in the scale community where each and every little detail makes all the difference.

RC4WD has offered Warn Manual Locking Hub Wheel Nuts in tenth scale for a long time, now they are offering them in a larger size. RC4WD’s 1/8 version uses M4 locknuts and like the previous version requires the use of a special locking tool for installation. These are CNC machined, officially licensed by Warn, and should be great for adding that final bit of scale realism to your trail machine.

The part number is #Z-S1224, they are priced at $17, and they are available right now. Head over to the Official RC4WD Website for complete details.

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RC4WD Beadlock Wheels Traxxas T-Maxx Revo
Want some seriously cool bling wheels for your Traxxas T-Maxx/Revo? Have a problem flinging tires off the wheels? The new Locker Beadlock aluminum wheels from RC4WD could be the hot ticket for you.

Made from CNC machined billet aluminum, the new wheels from RC4WD can add a hot new look to your T-Maxx/Revo. To help keep your tires where they are supposed to be (on the wheel), they feature a beadlock design. Each set of wheels comes with both 14mm and 17mm hex adapters making for an easy install on a wide variety of trucks.

* Size- 3.58″
* Width- 2.13″
* Negative Offset- 0.94″
* Weight (each)- 11.8oz

The part number is #Z-W0144 and they are street priced at $229 for a set of four. These are available right now and you can get complete details
Right Here on the RC4WD website.

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RC4WD 1/14 Lowboy Trailer
If you own a Tamiya 1/14 King Hauler Tractor Truck then you’ll be stoked to see the latest creation from RC4WD, a scale realistic 14th scale Lowboy Trailer. The lowboy was designed with help from Joe at SemiJoe’s Truck Stop and is perfect for pulling behind your King Hauler.

* Length- 47.5″
* Width- 8.9″
* Weight- 250oz
* 12mm wheel hexes
* Built in LED pockets for adding lights
* Detachable gooseneck
* Made from CNC machined aluminum
* Designed for use with Tamiya tractor semi truck coupler

The part number is #Z-H0005, they are priced at $799, and they are available right now. Get complete details by hitting up This Link over on RC4WD’s website.

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RC4WD Predator Tracks Vaterra Twin Hammers
It might be a hard pill to swallow, but snow is right around the corner. What better way to bash this winter than with a set of RC4WD Predator Tracks?

The RC4WD crew now has Predator mounting kits for the Vaterra Twin Hammers. These are made from aluminum, anodized in black, and make it easy to mount Predator Tracks to your Vaterra.

The part number for the front mounting kit is #Z-S1252, it is priced at $29, and Here Is The Link for full details over on RC4WD’s website.

The rear set is part number #Z-S1254, has a price of $69, and you can Click Here for more details.

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RC4WD Raceline Monster SCT Wheels
Looking for a realistic set of wheels for your short course project truck? They don’t get much more realistic than the new Raceline Monster Short Corse Beadlock Wheels from RC4WD. These are machined from aluminum and officially licensed by Raceline.

* Uses a universal 12mm hex
* 2.2/3.0 size that works with most SCT tires
* Width- 1.7″
* Negative offset- .89″

The part number is #Z-W0064, they are street priced at $69 per pair, and they are available right now. For complete details Click On Over to the official RC4WD website.

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RC4WD Ballistic Fabrication Piggyback Shocks
One of the most popular ways to uber-out your rig is by installing upgrade shocks. Better shocks not only work better than the stock units, but can up the bling factor of your truck at the same time.

RC4WD has recently announced some Ballistic Fabrication Dual Spring Piggyback shocks. These are officially licensed by Ballistic and designed to look like their full scale counterparts. Heat treated and CNC machined out of billet aluminum, these should be able to tackle some serious off-road terrain.

The shocks are available in 80, 90, and 100 mm lengths. You can get them in either black or blue and they are street priced at $24 per pair. Hit up This Link for complete details over on RC4WD’s website.

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RC4WD Raceline Monster 1.9 Beadlock Wheels
Need some extra bling for that 1.9 scaler of yours? These black RC4WD Raceline Monster Beadlock Wheels can help give your truck the look you are after. These are CNC machined from billet aluminum then anodized in black for that tough off-road look.

* Officially licensed and highly detailed
* Fit on standard 12mm hexes
* Scale hex head bolts for realistic look
* OD- 1.9″
* Width- 1.08″
* Weight- 2.4oz each

The part number for the new Racelines is #Z-W0185, they are priced at $99 for a set of four, and they are available right now. Get full details by clicking Right Here to head over to the official RC4WD website.

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RC4WD Arsenal Mil-Concept Wheel Tire
Now for something a little different, the new Arsenal 5.25″ Mil-Concept Wheel and Tire Combo from RC4WD. What are these wheels/tires for? These were designed for ultra-rough applications (like Robotics) but can be used to give your rc truck one heck of a different look. The wheels feature a flexible honeycomb for a smooth ride, while its exterior rubber tread is used to get traction.

* Fits on 12mm hex
* Injection molding wheel
* Weight- 6.38oz each
* OD- 5.32″
* Width- 1.24″
* Center Hole OD- 0.16″

These have a part number of #Z-W0180, a street price of $25 per pair, and are available right now. Hit up This Link for more details over on RC4WD’s website.

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RC4WD Raceline Octane 2.2 Beadlock Wheels
Some of the latest trick wheels from RC4WD are Raceline Octane 2.2 Beaklocks. These are CNC machined aluminum, black anodized for the official 909 look, and are officially licensed by the Raceline Wheel Company.

* 2.2″ with internal beadlock design
* Standard 12mm hex
* Highly detailed with Raceline logo on wheel nut cover
* Width- 1.22′
* OD- 2.2″
* Weight (each)- 3.38oz

The part number is #Z-W0184, they have a street price of $139 (set of 4), and they are available right now. Get more information at This Link over on RC4WD’s website.

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RC4WD Break-In Testing Unit
How about this one for a unique product? RC4WD has announced their new Break-In Testing Unit. This is basically a set of rollers that allows you to run your truck/car/buggy on the test bench. Having a testing unit such as this can come in mighty handing when breaking in your truck or to make sure it is functioning properly after doing some wrenching.

* Frame made from CNC machined aluminum
* Black anodized finish
* Weight- 1149 grams
* Roller OD- .98″
* Width- 5.98″
* Length- 13.98″
* Height- 1.57″

The part number is #Z-X0014 and they are street priced at $69 each (you will need two of these for a 4wd truck). You can find more details at This Link over on the official RC4WD website.

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