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JConcepts Street Eliminator Concept Car

JConcepts Street Eliminator Concept Car

The folks at JConcepts have posted information on how to convert a Traxxas Slash into a full-on drag car. The JConcepts Street Eliminator Concept Car is a Slash with several simply mods that make it ready to tear up the asphalt. You can follow This Link over to the JConcepts’ website to learn how to convert your Slash over to a [...]

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RC4WD Roll Bar Install

Hopping Up The RC4WD TF2 LWB – PART 3

The next mod in our Hopping Up The RC4WD TF2 LWB series is great for new hobbyists. For this installment we decided to install a new Roll Bar to the bed of our test truck. Adding a roll bar can accomplish several things on a trail rig. It can help increase scale realism, it gives you a place to mount [...]

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RC4WD Aluminum Wheel Install

Hopping Up The RC4WD TF2 LWB – PART 2

Easily one of the biggest changes you can make to any vehicle is new wheels and tires. In our upgrade series for the RC4WD TF2 LWB we decided to switch out the stock kicks for high-end upgrades. As we are keeping our TF2 a 1.55 machine, we went with Ballistic Offroad Anvil 1.55″ Beadlock Wheels and Mickey Thompson Baja Claw TTC [...]

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How To Velineon Brushless Upgrade Traxxas Ford GT

How To – Velineon Brushless Upgrade For The Traxxas Ford GT

A few weeks ago when wrapped up Our Review of the Traxxas Ford GT, we were blown away with its capabilities in stock form. However, we are a power hungry bunch of maniacs, so it was only logical that we drop in some serious power via a brushless motor and new ESC. To pump up the power in our Ford GT, [...]

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RC4WD Applying Decals Video

Video – RC4WD Garage Series, Applying Decals

The good folks over at RC4WD have released a new video giving you tips and tricks on how to Apply Decals to your truck. The video is just over 4 minutes long and does a great job of showing the best way to apply decals for a perfect look. Great for new hobbyists, the video is also a good watch [...]

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Pro-Line Light Bar Mounting Video

Video – How To Mount Pro-Line Light Bars

Pro-Line takes the guesswork out of mounting LED Light Bars with three new instructional videos. The videos take you through the process of how to do a grill mount, how to roof mount, and various ways that the wiring can be done. Light bars are a great scale accessory that can even come in handy during those late night trail [...]

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HPI Custom Drifter

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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PRO-MT Set Up Street

How To – Setting Up Your PRO-MT For Street Driving

There is no doubt that the vast majority of bash vehicles were designed to be used off-road, but end up being pavement burners. We see it every day, trucks (and buggies) of all sorts being driven around the local parking lot, many handling like a hay-wagon because they were not set-up properly. We decided to do an article on how to [...]

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How To Spektrum AVC Stability Control

How To – Dialing In Spektrum’s AVC Stability Control

A few months ago we Did An Article on how to put Spektrum’s AVC Electronic Stability Control in a typical bash vehicle like the Traxxas 2wd Slash VXL, but what good is AVC if it isn’t set-up properly? Today we’ll be going over some tips on how to dial in the AVC Stability Control on your car. * Before you even [...]

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Spektrum AVC Traxxas Slash VXL

How To - Installing AVC Stability Control in a 2wd Traxxas S…

Here at BigSquidRC we get asked lots of questions, but lately we have been hearing the questions, “Does stability control really work?” and “How do you even install it?” all the time. With so much interest being shown, we figured it was time to bust out a post on how to install an electronic stability control system. While there are now [...]

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Axial SCX10 Pulling Truck Conversion: Part Two

Before we get started, you can click here for part one of this series if you missed it. The Central Illinois R/C Pulling Association (CIRCPA) holds their events in the town of Jerseyville, IL. It’s about 45 minutes north of St. Louis, MO. They have a very nice track setup under a pavilion so they can do business rain or shine. [...]

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Axial SCX10 Pulling Truck Conversion: Part One

The Axial SCX10 is the most popular scale 4×4 crawler of all time. It’s the main reason the genre is so popular today. But did you know the versatile SCX10 is also partly responsible for the surge in r/c pulling? Due to the massive popularity and ease of modibility of trucks like the Axial SCX10, scale off-road clubs are starting to [...]

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How to Dye Plastic Parts with Rit

Rit Dye is a super cheap option to customize your vehicle without the need for paint or custom parts that cost big $$. You can usually find Rit in the laundry aisle of your local supermarket. The powder (like I’m using here) is around 90 cents. The liquid stuff costs around $2-$3 a pop. Any light colored plastic part will usually [...]

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Pro-Line Racing PRO-MT to PRO-ST Stadium Truck Conversion

Pro-Line PRO-MT to PRO-ST Stadium Truck Conversion

Is the old school stadium truck on the comeback? Perhaps so, Associated just announced the T5M and now Pro-Line Racing did a post on their blog on how to convert their BigSquidRC Bash Vehicle of the Year PRO-MT over to a PRO-ST. This Link takes you over to the post on the Pro-Line blog where they explain exactly what it [...]

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ARRMA Kraton Electronics Upgrade

How To Upgrade the Electronics in the ARRMA Kraton

Hi, my name is Iron Mike and I like long walks on the beach and destroying rc cars. You might know me as a part of the BSRC Bash Crew or perhaps from the Prop Wash boat column that I’ve been slacking on (for months now). A few weeks ago Cubby comes over to my house and drops a brand [...]

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