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Richard Trujillo & John Thornton Join RC4WD

The folks over at RC4WD have come a long ways in the last 5 years. They have been consistently putting out premium scale off-road products the likes that our hobby has never seen before. To help them put out even better products, RC4WD has announced that Richard Trujillo and John Thornton have just joined their team. Richard is best known [...]


RC4WD Scrambler Offroad 1.9 Scale Tires

RC4WD Scrambler Offroad 1.9″ Tires

Increase performance while putting a cool new look on your trail/scale machine with Scrambler Offroad 1.9″ Tires from RC4WD. The Scramblers were designed for a scale realistic look as well as improved traction while out on the trail. The tires are molded from RC4WD’s super soft X2SS rubber compound and fit 1.9″ wheels. Each tire weighs in 1.96oz and they [...]


RC4WD Rear Trailing Arms Axial Yeti

RC4WD Rear Trailing Arms For The Axial Yeti

Looking to put some premium hop-up parts on your Yeti? If so, the good folks over at RC4WD have just announced some Rear Trailing Arms that you’ll be interested in. The RC4WD trailing arms feature a gun metal finish and have been CNC machined from a high quality aluminum. A release date has not been announced, but they are priced [...]



Everybody’s Scalin’ – The Travelin’ Man

My wife and I have booked a week long northern California trip for this fall, so naturally the first thing to hit my mind was “How can I get my scaler out there safely so I can trail in the mountains?” This is the question that many of us ask when heading to a vacation destination with cool terrain. I blame [...]


RC4WD Rock Hard 4x4 front bumper

RC4WD Rock Hard 4×4 Patriot Bumper For TF2 SWB

To bring more scale realism to your Trail Finder 2 SWD, RC4WD has announced a Rock Hard 4×4 Aluminum Patriot Series Full Width Front Bumper. Of course the bumper is officially licensed and should help your truck stand out from the crowd. The Rock Hard 4×4 bumper has been CNC machined from aluminum and given the black anodized treatment for [...]


RC4WD Gelande II RTR D90 Truck Kit 4

Everybody's Scalin' - Kits, Kits, They're Good For Your Hear…

There have been several big kit announcements recently, and with them have come a good amount of reader feedback. In response to our blurb about the RR10 Bomber kit, one reader wrote- “The prices of kits are too damn high!”- Neal S. Now look, before saying anything else, Neal is a long time BSRC reader and fan. He’s a good dude [...]


Boom Racing PHAT Rear Axle

Boom Racing PHAT Rear Axle for RC4WD Trucks

Make your RC4WD truck stand out in a crowd with a PHAT Rear Axle from Boom Racing. The PHAT rear axle fits RC4WD trucks like the Trail Finder 2 and Gelande 2, or can be used in your own custom build. Weighing in at 220 grams, the PHAT axle is a beast and comes with helical bevel gears for increased [...]


RC4WD Delrin Lower Skid Plate Axial Wraith

RC4WD Delrin Lower Skid Plate For Axial Wraith

The folks at RC4WD recently announced a Delrin Lower Skid Plate for the Axial Wraith. As you can see by the pictures, the skid plate has been precisely machined out of Delrin to ensure a proper fit while still looking like an OEM piece. With the RC4WD skid plate you can attack gnarly sections without having to worry about tearing [...]



Everybody’s Scalin’ – The Next Generation

Like many of you out there, I have an SCX10 II pre-ordered and am anxiously awaiting the shipping notice. And while waiting on the post man is never a good thing, it does give me a minute to wax poetic about where things stand right now in this corner of the industry. I view the SCX10 II as the jumping off [...]


RC4WD Mickey Thompson Street Comp SC-5 1.9 Wheels

RC4WD Mickey Thompson Street Comp SC-5 1.9″ Wheels

There is only one company that leads the pack for trick looking aluminum wheels, RC4WD. Their latest set is a 1.9″ sized set of Mickey Thompson Street Comp SC-5s. These are CNC machined from billet aluminum and sport a beadlock design for the off-road crowd. As per the norm at RC4WD, the Mickey’s are extremely detailed for the ultimate in [...]


RC4WD Scale Rear Hitch Carrier

RC4WD Scale Rear Hitch Carrier

Looking to add a nice touch of scale realism to your trail rig? If so, check out the new Rear Hitch Carrier from RC4WD. It is made from real metal to give it both an authentic look and feel, plus it is powder coated black to help it be corrosion resistant. The heavy duty steel used for its construction has [...]



Everybody’s Scalin’ – Memorial Weekend Musings

Memorial Day Weekend is known for many things; the start of summer, kickoff to BBQ season, and the time when pools open all across the land. For gear heads it means a smorgasbord of racing. The Monaco Grand Prix, Indy 500, and Coke 600 all take place on the same day. Many local tracks (both of the full scale and r/c [...]


RC4WD 2 Speed Transmission Conversion Kit Trail Finder 2

RC4WD 2 Speed Conversion Kit For The Trail Finder 2

New from the good folks over at RC4WD is a 2 Speed Transmission Conversion Kit for the ever popular Trail Finder 2. The kit comes with a steel drive coupling, plus the R3 tranny and servo mounts that you need to make the conversion. The aluminum parts have been CNC machined to ensure an easy install. Street pricing for the kit [...]


Mickey Thompson Metal Series MM-366 1.9" Beadlock Wheels

RC4WD Mickey Thompson Metal Series MM-366 1.9″ Wheels

Everybody loves a set of high-end wheels. The kicker is, everyone likes a different style of look. That’s why RC4WD has a plethora of different wheel designs. RC4WD’s latest 1.9″ beadlocks are Mickey Thompson Metal Series MM-366s. RC4WD made sure the Mickeys are extremely detailed to give you the authentic look that can set your truck apart in a crowd. [...]


RC4WD Falken WildPeak A/T 1.7" Scale Tires

RC4WD Falken WildPeak A/T 1.7″ Scale Tires

New for the 1.7″ scale scene are officially licensed Falken WildPeak A/T Tires from RC4WD. Great care was taken to faithfully reproduce the WildPeak A/T tread pattern and RC4WD has molded them out of their Advanced X2 SS rubber compound. The super soft compound helps the Falken’s give your truck more traction over rocks, while their tread pattern works well [...]