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RPM ECX Caster Blocks
Have you been modding your ECX 2WD to make it as tough as it can be? If so, you should put a set of RPM Heavy Duty Caster Blocks on your “to order” list. Made from RPM’s legendary plastic, these are up to 20% thicker in key breakage areas and use a strengthening ridge to make them more rigid than the stock part.

The part number is #73442, they are street priced at $9, and you can get complete details at This Link over on the official RPM website.

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RPM RC Continues the love for all things ECX! Their latest Oversized Rear Axle Carriers will fit the ECX Boost, Ruckus, Circuit, and Torment 2wd vehicles. The new carriers fix several issues such as bearing life due to RPM allowing 5x11mm bearings instead of the stock 5x10mm. They are also much more durable over stock, as to be expected from an RPM product.

The RPM Rear Axle Carriers have part number #73572, and are priced at $11, and they should start hitting hobby shops pegs later this month. Get full details at This Link over on RPM’s website.

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ECX 2.1 Ruckus
ECX has some updated versions of their popular 2wd brushed vehicles. The update looks to be a LiPo compatible ESC, and while the price stays the same on the Boost buggy ($149), prices go up $20 for the Ruckus, Circuit, and Torment to $189.

To check out all the products that ECX offers here is a link to their Official Website, and you can Click Right Here for more ECX news on BigSquidRC.

ECX Price Drop and Upgrades
We have previously posted about the new upgrades the 10th scale line-up from ECX is receiving for 2013. The upgrades include things like a Spektrum DX2E transmitter, new body designs, wheels/tires, and waterproof electronics.

Now ECX has announced a permanent price drop on their 10th scale vehicles. While prices from other manufactures are going up, ECX is out to save you some cash. The new prices are $149 for the Boost Buggy and the Circuit Stadium Truck, while $169 is the price point for the Torment SCT and the Ruckus Monster Truck. For more information on everything ECX hit THIS LINK for their official website.

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ECX Summer 2013 updates
Horizon has announced that their updated ECX line-up will be hitting hobby shops this summer. Some of the updates include-

* New bodies/colors
* Spektrum DX2E 2.4GHz transmitters
* Waterproof Spektrum SR201 receivers
* Waterproof Dynamite 15T Tazer ESC
* Heavy duty drive-shafts
* Dynamite 15 turn motors for the Ruckus and Torment
* Dynamite 20 turn motors for the Boost and Circuit

The ECX’s are some of the most popular bashers on the market, the new updates should make them even better. Hit up the official ECX Website for more information.

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ECX Ruckus version 2.1
Last fall the popular ECX Torment SCT received some updates and now it looks like those updates are being applied to the rest of the ECX line-up. As you can see in the pictures, the Ruckus, Boost, and Circuit are sporting hot new looks and upgrades under the hood. Spektrum transmitters make sure the signal doesn’t get lost, waterproofing keeps them going in the wet, and new tires keep them hooked up when the going gets tough. Hit up the ECX Website for more information on all their products.

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ECX Torment Short Course Truck
The guys over at ECX have announced price reductions on their popular line-up of 10th scale off-road vehicles. Now you can bash and save some cash! Here is the new pricing-

* Torment 2.4 GHz Short Course Truck- $149
* Ruckus 2.4 GHz Monster Truck- $129
* Circuit Stadium Truck- $99
* Boost Buggy- $99

Head on over to the ECX’s official website for more information on all their products.

Have you read out latest shootout that features the ECX Ruckus? You can check it out HERE.

We just updated the Electrix Boost Review with the video below. This was during our durability testing, where we jumped it off the drivers stand roof twice! Both landings were pretty hard, but nothing broke, and we were driving immediately afterwards!

It could take a good beating for sure.. make sure to read all about it in the review!

And now ElectrixRC brings us another really inexpensive, entry level vehicle.  The Boost is a 1/10 scale, electric buggy all put together and ready to go out of the box.  For an entry level vehicle it’s got some nice features like full ball bearings, oil filled shocks, an adjustable slipper clutch, and multiple shock mounting positions for extra tunability.  For those that are more bent on bashing than joining the rookie class you’ll find a durable gear differential.  You’ll also find a Dynamite ESC and 20T motor under the orange or blue hood.  If the Boost is even half as tough as the basher friendly Ruckus, this thing should take a beating like no other buggy.

The Boost will be arriving soon at a super affordable price of $129.99 for everything, battery and wall charger included.  Check out the ElectrixRC website for more info.