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BZM Micro 23cc Reed Motor for Baja 5 (1)

BZM Micro’s engine isn’t all that micro…

BZM Micro was showing off their new 23cc engine for the Baja 5 line at RCX.  This beast is an all new design, not just a bulked up Fuelie or Zenoah.  While this guy may be smaller than a lot of other after-market engines, it’s numbers are anything but.  According to BZM’s dyno testing, when this engine is paired to [...]

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RCP Crawlers collection (2)

RCP Crawlers impressive display of Scalers

I mentioned in the post about RCP Crawlers new Axial XR10 chassis prototype that they had a very cool booth at RC Expo 2011 with all kinds of scale crawlers.  Here’s some pics of a few of them.  All the Jeep crawlers are built with the G.I. Joe Jeep push toy, they are all great looking vehicles.  And be sure [...]

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Team Chase shock towers for Baja

Team Chase’s new rear shock towers for Baja line

If you’ve ever snapped a shock tower on your Baja 5B/T/SC then you might want to take a look at these new, super beefy towers from Team Chase.  In the picture to the right you can see a stock shock tower at the top and Team Chase’s redesigned and much stronger tower below.  Beyond the redesign, Team Chase is molding [...]

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RCP Crawlers Progress Chassis (1)

Prototype Chassis for Axial XR10 from RCP Crawlers

RCP Crawlers was putting on a big show at the RC Expo 2011, with a booth full of awesome scalers and a large crawling course with demos going all day long.  The big news out of their booth though, was their new Progress chassis for Axial’s XR10 super crawler.  While it’s still an early prototype at this point, when put [...]

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RCX 2011 Booth Babe (1)

Not So Random Booth Babe Pics from RCX 2011

I missed a few this year, I’ll do better next year, I promise.  Some more pics after the break.  Other RCX 2011 coverage here.

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Max Amps Water Cooled Pack (1)

Waterproof? P-Shaw says MaxAmps, try water COOLED…

Look at that pack pictured above.  No, I mean really look at it.  Notice anything different about it?  Check the pic at left right (I’m an idiot), how about now?  See the tubing and brass nipples?  Why would it have those you ask?  Well because this pack is water-cooled!  Obviously made for boaters looking to eek a little more performance [...]

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EXOtek Tek-SCT carbon fiber chassis set (1)

EXOTek set to make your Micro-SCT a contender

So you’ve read our how-to on converting your Micro-SCT or Micro-Rally to brushless & 2.4 GHz, and now you’re jonesing for more ways to trick out your micro.  Well the EXOTek gang were showing off a trick new carbon fiber chassis kit for you at the RC Expo.  The entire kit consists of a chassis, top deck, and battery hold [...]

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HPI Full Scale Scion (1)

What would happen if…

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you were to take a full scale car, shrink it down to 1/10 scale, then take that and blow it up back to full scale?  Well, what you see above may be a pretty close approximation.  HPI, along with Scion, Five Axis, and various others conspired to build this custom Scion xB, [...]

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VG Racing SC10 Roll Cage

VG Racing showing off new roll cage for SC10

The cool cats at VG Racing were living it up at their first RCX showing.  And one of their big, new items is this metal roll cage for the Team Associated SC10.  It’s so new, in fact, that they had just received their shipment of them a couple days ago and haven’t had a chance to put them up on [...]

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Random RCX 2011 Pic

At times the Traxxas Try Me Track at RCX 2011 seemed more like the Traxxas Demo Derby Pit.  It’s a good thing the old Stampede chassis is tough enough to handle it.

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Toughen up your SC8 or RC8B

Basher favorite, RPM, is set to make your SC8 more tougher.  They are introducing front and rear A-arms for the truck, as well as the RC8B buggy.  Beyond the legendary RPM material adding much strength to your ride, you can also expect some nice added touches like molded in shock mounts and additional clearance to allow for more droop in [...]

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Novak’s new 4S system for 1/8 scale buggy & truggy

Novak is showing off their new Kinetic 4S 1/8 scale brushless esc and Ballistic motor combo. It’s current feature set includes timing advance in addition to all the features of the other Kinetic line, minus boost mode. While nothing is set in stone yet, Novak is testing various combinations of motors in the 1800 – 3000 kV range. Unfortunately they have [...]

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SavageXS Flux – a.k.a. mini savage

We first saw the SavageXS Flux at Nuremberg.  Now here it is stateside.  While it’s still in prototype form, the word from RCX is that it should be hitting mid-summer.  It’ll come from the factory RTR, with a waterproof 2.4 GHz radio system, Flux brushless system, and a top speed on 3S of about 60 MPH.  I’ll be posting more [...]

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