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aPlastics

APlastics USA

Aplastics is a manufacturer of RC drift bodies, based out of Ukraine. They have been busy pumping out new body shells, often of cars we haven’t seen in 1/10th scale before. They recently announced USA distribution, based out of Pennsylvania. I am hoarding a few Forester XT body shells, I own a 1:1 XT in real life. Quality is top [...]

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sprint2 rwd conversion kit by yeah racing

Sprint2 fans take notice, Yeah Racing is set to release a RWD conversion kit for the HPI Sprint2 in September. We’ve only a few teaser pics available, but why should that stop the speculation? What we can see from the extensive parts list below is a move from the old c-hub standard to the hot c-hubless design that most RWD [...]

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RC Oahu Trigger RWD Chassis – Japan exclusive

Following up on last week’s The Cub Report, let’s take a look at RC Oahu’s Trigger chassis. This one is said to be limited to 50 units and brings a few tweaks to popular trends in the drift scene.

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Yokomo RWD YD2 On Tour – First Peak!

If you follow professional RC drifting you know that Yokomo‘s YD2 dominated the RWD

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Pandora RC – Toyota Altezza BN Sports drift body

Pandora RC recently released the Toyota ALTEZZA/BN Sports 1:10 drift body. Better known as the Toyota IS 300 in the USA. BN Sports is a top shelf 1:1 aero parts and tuning company, and has been partnering with Pandora RC to put out these highly modified body shells that come with a full body kit included – no need to [...]

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Drift Itch – Is CounterSteer Dead?

Hey gang Evol here again with some more of my musings on the ever evolving animal that is RC Drift. One my my favorite vendors (BlackStar Hobbies) posted up a thought for discussion on FaceBook regarding what could be the demise of Countersteer and that really got me thinking about the future of RC Drift. It’s funny how quickly things [...]

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Drift Itch – Yokomo YD-2 RWD drift chassis

Hey gang Evol here to scratch that drift itch. It looks like Yokomo is at it again with a new drift chassis to follow up the competition drifter YD-4. This little gem was spied at the FEMCA RC DRIFT event recently at the Yatabe Arena in Japan. The YD-2 is purpose built from the ground up as a RWD drift [...]

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Team Yokomo – YG-301 Gyro for RWD drift cars

Yokomo has finally started to release some products aimed at the RWD drifter. Not a heck of a lot of details but the fact that they acknowledge RWD exists is something right? They mention that you can use it in any of their cars but it is intended to RWD use. It features remote gain, left and right end points [...]

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Tetsujin Sunflower deep dish drift wheels

Tetsujin has released another style for their deep dish super rim lineup. The Sunflower is designed to look like a painted steel wheel popular with some drifters. They feature same 6,9,and 12mm selectable offset of the other deep dish wheels and come in several colors for you mix and match. These are available now for about $7.50 a pair. Want to grab [...]

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G-force – Drift tire remover

Ever get a set of drift tires stuck on your favorite set of wheels? The G-force drift tire remover will help you press out those stubborn wheels allowing them to live again. It features all aluminum construction and comes in 2 colors. These should make any tire change quick and easy. These are available now for about 69 dollars US. Want to [...]

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Drift Itch Product Spotlight - MST changeable offset drift w…

Whats up guys, Evol here with some product spotlight action for your drift news fix. Max Speed Technology is a respected leader in the RC Drift scene. Few companies are as committed to growing the drift segment and their designs have been original, innovative and of generally high quality. Thats why it was such a shock when they put the [...]

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Drift Itch – Has RC Drift become a fashion show?

I know, I know, you’re probably scoffing at the title and just peeking in to see what meaningless babble I have for this week. To be honest I have not been babbling much at all. I had my wisdom teeth out recently and it is no joke. A week long Oxycodone bender with a lot of couch time playing video [...]

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YeahRacingGyro1

Drift Itch – Gyro – cheating or no?

Hey gang Evol here with another edition of Drift Itch. This weeks issue is one I’ve eluded to in the past but I thought it best to get it all on the table on this controvertial and misunderstood issue that vexes the RC drift scene. If you read the title you know i’m speaking about the Gyro. No not the [...]

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Drift Itch – Weight Transfer setups and RWD.

Hey gang welcome to the first full fledged (say that fast 3 times) Drift itch of 2016. Today on the plate is a subject i’ve debated even writing about for some time. My entire goal with this column is to try to attract new players into the RC Drift arena. So in doing I tend to stay out of the [...]

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Drift Itch – This week in drift

Whats up drifters? Evol here in a bit of a reflective mood as the year 2015 winds to an end. It has been a very educational year for me as I tested some new waters in this RC drift columnist role for BigSquid. I’ve been helped along immensely by friends, colleagues and manufacturers who were willing to get behind me [...]

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