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RPM Light Mounts for HPI Baja 5B

RPM – Light Pod Mounts for HPI Baja 5B

We are always happy when we see RPM putting out some more parts for the HPI Baja 5B! Their latest product are these Light Pod Mounts. They are sold in pairs, and allow up to four HPI Light Pods (not included) to be mounted to the RPM Front Bumper (also not included). This is pretty cool. Nothing like [...]


Axial Wraith

Axial Wraith Unboxing Photos

So we finally got our hands on a early version of the Axial Wraith Rock Racer. They should be shipping to the rest of the world in a few weeks. Out of the box, there were a lot of “oooh’s and aaahh’s” for the details and look. It really does look pretty darn cool in person, and we [...]


HPI Desert Trophy (1)

HPI Desert Trophy

Here’s HPI‘s latest, the Desert Trophy.  Now if it looks familiar to you, you’d be right.  It’s a Mini-Trophy with a new, and pretty, Yokohama livery.  But what’s different besides the paint job you ask?  Well, there’s the… … Um… No that’s not new, but what about the… … Hmm… Nope, that’s not new either. So I guess it is just the paint job.  But it’s a [...]



LRP Vector X-12L 550 Motors

Needing some more power in your 4×4 SCT? LRP has a fix in the form of their new Vector X-12L 550 brushless motors. These 550 motors have a 75% longer magnet, HDS Technology winding, PreciSensor sensored design, and a 5mm ouput shaft. The 5.5 and 4.5 turn motors are avaliable now, with a 5.0 turn coming in [...]


HPI Savage Engine Plate

HPI Racing Savage X Orange Engine Plate

Want to add a little bling to your HPI Savage X trucks? This new orange engine plate can help with that! It’s a factory plate direct from HPI to be used with the Savage 4.6 as a direct replacement, and can be used in all Savage X monster trucks. If you are looking for a custom look for your [...]


HPI Racing Nitro GT 3 Body

HPI Racing Nitro GT-3 Pre-Painted Bodies

If you are like me, and just want to get out there and bash, and you don’t have a whole lot of talent with the spray can or air brush, these new Nitro GT-3 Pre-Painted monster truck bodies from HPI are for you! They come painted, and with decals already applied and holes pre-drilled to bolt onto your Savage X [...]


Traxxas TORC Series at Red Bud

Traxxas TORC Series 2011 Kicks Off This Weekend!

This weekend, May 28th and 29th 2011, the Traxxas TORC Series kicks off at Red Bud MX track in Buchanan Michigan! These events last year were awesome! Great racing, lots of RC, and tons of action! This weekend’s event will be broadcast LIVE ONLINE! If you are in the area of one of these events, I highly recommend you try [...]


Thunder Tiger KT8 Review - Opening image

Thunder Tiger KT8 RTR review

So you’ve been bashing and thrashing monster trucks, short course, or 1/8 buggies and truggies, but you’ve grown tired of them and are looking for something different.  Thunder Tiger may have what you’re looking for in their new 1/8 scale Go Kart, the KT8.  It’s packed with a brushless system for high speeds, but is it durable enough to live [...]


Viper RC VST XL 550 Motor

Viper RC VST-XL 550 Motor

The guys over at Viper RC have been on a roll lately releasing a pretty steady flow of products. Their latest endeavor are the VST-XL Motors. The VST-XL series is ideal for the 4×4 Short Course market with the VST4.5XL and VST5.5XL 550 motors. They are ready to be used with the Viper RC VTX10R esc, and will start shipping mid [...]


Slash 4x4 Conversion Kit

ST Racing Concepts Slash 4x4 to GT-8 Conversion ki…

Has your Slash 4×4 been sitting on a shelf? Maybe it’s just not getting the attention it deserves? Well ST Racing Concepts has a new chassis mod kit to spark some life into your SC truck! They have just announced the Traxxas Slash 4×4 to GT-8 Rally Cross Conversion kit. The kit allows you to keep the standard [...]


THE Cub Report- 05.23.2011, Version- Vettel Can't …

Formula 1 was in Spain over the weekend and the competition still couldn’t stop of the Red Bull of Sebastian Vettel. Ferrari pilot Fernando Alonso pulled the holeshot off the grid and was looking good early in the race, but the superior pace of the Red Bull could not be denied. The next F1 race is this weekend in [...]


R/C Around the Web – It’s on time! edition

Photo of the Week:by SingNShoot I decided to do a How-To roundup with this edition.  There’s some good tips and tricks here.  In other news, I’ve been working on the review for the Thunder Tiger KT8 racing kart.  Early impressions, I think I like it, you’ll have to wait for the review to know for sure. How To: How to solder correctly [...]


Exotek TCX shock standoffs (2)

Some odds and ends from Exotek

EXOtek has a couple new items for a couple high-end cars.  Their new quick change shock posts for the HB TCX and Cyclone make changing shocks quicker.  But that’s really not all.  These new pieces are lighter than the stock setup and have a shorter barrel that reduces slop in the suspension setup. Their other release of the day is a [...]


Bill Bridges Benefit Race and Raffle

Hey All, we have just heard from some friends about a upcoming benefit race, and wanted to pass the information along. * 100% of proceeds go to Bill and his family * Friday 6-24-11 Practice 11am – 8pm $10 * Saturday 6-25-11 Race-Open at 7am racing starts at 9am $20 per entry. * Classes: All classes nitro and electric (minimum 5 makes [...]


Team Associated Road to 200

Road to 200 Update

Nic Case and Team Associated have uploaded a new episode of their Road to 200 series.  If you’re unfamiliar with this project, it’s an attempt to get an R/C car up to the 200 MPH mark.  They are making great progress and this is an excellent video that takes a closer look at the custom super car they are building [...]