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Brushed 2wd Short Course Truck Shootout Group 2

Brushed 2WD Short Course Shootout is Here!

Finally! We have been talking about doing this shootout for a long time. We have received tons of emails asking us to do it, and it’s finally here! This shootout has the Traxxas Slash vs ECX Torment vs ARRMA Fury vs HPI Blitz! We went with the 2WD Brushed versions of these trucks as we have done other variations in [...]


Exotek Micro RS4 Chassis Conversion

Exotek HPI Micro RS4 XPRO Chassis Conversion

Remember back in the day when the HPI Micro RS4 was one of the hottest cars on the planet? Back then websites like were exploding with custom builds and it seemed like everyone was running one of the little HPI’s on the weekend. Recently HPI has been putting out some new versions of the RS4 so they are starting [...]



Drift Itch – The Evolution of the RC drift chassis

OK kids gather round cuz it’s story time. Back in the early days when RC drift was in its infancy, guys were cutting down ABS pipe and using them for tires on converted touring car chassis to get their slide on. I myself started on a RC10 TC3. Man it was a great car, super tough and with a front [...]



HPI Q32: Unbox and Roll Out!

If you didn’t already see the capabilities of the Q32, my buddies at HPI rushed one my direction to try out! Everyone at the office is excited for this guy, so check out the unboxing pics below! Craving more HPI Racing on BigSquidRC? Look no further than Right Here!


HPI Waterproof Bullet ST Flux

Now Waterproof – HPI Racing 1/10 Bullet ST Flux RTR

We posted a few days ago about the HPI Bullet MT getting a waterproof upgrade, now the Bullet ST has received the same treatment. With the newly updated HPI Bullet ST you can splash those mud holes without worrying about frying electronics. The Bullet ST received a new waterproof receiver, waterproof servos, and a waterproof battery box to make sure [...]


HPI Discount Tire Micro RS4 Drift

HPI Discount Tire S13 Micro RS4 Drift

Coming soon from HPI Racing is a Micro RS4 Drift featuring Discount Tire livery. This version will come as a RTR and features hard tires and locked diffs, making it easy to drift your way around your local bash spot. Yoshihara Designs Champion wheels and a highly detailed body make it look just like its full scale equivalent, while a [...]


HPI Rallycross Wheels

HPI Orange WR8 Method Rallycross Wheels

HPI has come up with a way for your WR8 Rally Car to really stand out in a crowd, their new bright Orange 35mm Method Wheels. Officially licensed by Method, their bright color and cool design can drastically change the look of your car. Also, these were made to be a perfect fit for several of HPI’s 2.2″ on-road tires, [...]



HPI Savage Octane – Raw Video Clips, Speed Run, Bashing

Since the day we unboxed the HPI Savage Octane, people have been begging us for video. We tossed together a quick video of clips from some of our time out during the review process. You can check out the speed runs, bashing, and just messing around with the truck. Enjoy, and don’t forget to watch all the way to the [...]



Quick Octane Shot

Just a quick action shot from us bashing the HPI Savage Octane this weekend. Get more HPI news at This Link right here on BigSquidRC.


Want a FREE Savage XL OCTANE?

…There we go…Now that I have your undivided attention… Yes you did read right! Our friends over at HPI Racing have opened a new sub-site called the HPI Garage. This site is built to help you keep track of the HPI cars you own as well as being a repository of information regarding parts, hop ups, and forum links related to your HPI vehicles. By [...]


ASK Cub Reporter, 02.22.2013, Version- A Day Late But Better…

Hello, sorry I didnt know who else to ask, so maybe you know. Will the carisma M10DT volkswagon beetle desert edition come to the U.S? I sure hope so, it really looks sick.Thanks for your time, oh I love your website. JA Sugar Cubby– Hey what’s up Sugar? The Carisma crew has introduced a bunch of new trucks lately, all of them look [...]


BZM Pipe for Baja

New HPI Baja Exhaust from BZM-Micro

Remember how exotic the pipes on factory motocross bikes looked back in the day? The new Baja exhaust pipe from BZM-Micro looks like an ultra-trick one-off factory part all the way. This uber new BZM pipe was designed to give slam’n low end torque without sacrificing top end power on today’s high end 5th scale engines. It fits in all [...]


ASK Cub Reporter, 02.22.2012- No Bad Questions, Only Sic Ans…

Futaba 3PRKA Review Do you stand by your rating and review of this product ? I am considering one after reading your review however find your review extremely favorable compared to others, I have read from users of this radio. I run in environments with other radios and cars present on the track. Thanks Phil Cubby– Hola Phil, thanks for the email. Do we stand by [...]


acer bearings

Acer Racing Now Selling Vehicles

In the market for a new RC vehicle? One of the first things on your hop-up list a bearing set? Well the people over at Acer Racing want to help. Acer Racing is now selling vehicles at comparable prices and are including their bearings with the vehicle at basically no cost! They have a bunch of vehicles to choose [...]



HPI WR8 3.0 Rally Car

Forget that HPI Racing  teaser pic, that’s like so 30 seconds ago!Here is some info on the new HPI WR8 3.0! It’s a 1/8th scale NITRO Rally Car! The official HPI part number is #106949. It’s RTR, 4WD, It will have waterproof servos, 2.4 GHz Radio system, and 3.0 HO Engine! Comments on for this one also.. now [...]