If you have an RC4WD Gelande II then you have probably already found out that the plastic stock driveshafts can’t take much abuse. Our friends over at MIP also know they are a problem so they have announced a new X-Duty C-Drive Kit for the truck. The MIP units are heavy duty and made from steel, making them much stronger than the stock units. MIP’s spline drive technology also allows for them to operate freely even over the roughest of terrain.
The part number for the MIPs is #14260 and they are priced at $80. Get more details by hitting up This Link over on the official MIP website.
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RC4WD Mud Slingers are a very popular tire in the scale community, they look realistic and get good traction, what more could you ask for? Bigger. Bigger is always better, and now you can get the Mud Slinger 2.2s in XL size. The larger diameter of the XLs make it easier to get over tough rock sections and to throw more mud than ever before.
The part number is #Z-T0122, they are street priced at $29 a pair, and they are available right now. For complete information hit up This Link over on the official RC4WD website.
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RC4WD has announced their latest truck, a Trail Finder 2 RTR with Mojave Body Set. Being a ready to run, the Mojave TF2 makes it fast and easy to hit the trail, and like most other RC4WD products, its scale detailing is top notch. A 2.4GHz radio system eliminates radio conflicts, while its 45 turn brushed power system should put out plenty of smooth power to get over tough obstacles. To get that power to the ground, the Mojave uses an RC4WD R3 transmission and one of their Hammer transfer cases.
* Painted body with dropped bed
* R3 transmission
* Scale realistic tube bumpers, rock rails & skid plate
* Mud Thrasher tires on 1.55 steel beadlock wheels
* Leaf spring suspension
* Aluminum ladder frame chassis
* Metal axles with locked diffs
* Hammer 4×4 transfer case
* XR3b 2.4GHz radio system
* Outcry ESC w/ 45 turn brushed motor
* Twister digital metal gear servos
The part number is Z-RTR0019, street price is $459, and they are set for a Mid May release date. This is the link you want for more information over on RC4WD’s website.
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RC4WD TF2 Mojave Gallery
Ever try siping an rc tire? Yes, it’s hard to get each cut exactly the same. Thankfully for you scale fanatics, RC4WD has announced Siped Interco Super Swamper 1.7s. With the new Super Swampers you get all the performance plus the cool looks of tires that have been siped.
Their part number is Z-T0117, they have a street price of $25 a pair, and they are available right now. For complete details Click Here to visit the RC4WD website.
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RC4WD Siped Tires Gallery
Do you have a classic monster truck that is in need of new tires? The folks over at RC4WD have announced their new Twisted spiked tires for the Tamiya Clodbuster. This all new design uses large spikes to provide good traction on a wide variety of surfaces.
* Weight- 2.57oz each
* Comes in X2 SS Compound
* Outer Diameter- 5.96″
* Width: 4.21″
* Designed to fit Clod sized wheels
The part number is #Z-T0118, they have a street price of $34 per pair, and they are available right now. To get more information simply hit up This Link which takes you over to the official RC4WD website.
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RC4WD Twisted Monster Truck Tire Gallery
Bigger is always better, now RC4WD has increased the size of their very popular Mud Slingers. The Mud Slinger 2 XL 1.9″ Tires still have a great scale authentic look, but are now taller to help get that rig of yours through the deepest of mud holes while out on the trail.
* Fits 1.9″ wheels
* Outer diameter- 4.21″
* Weight- 2.57oz
* Comes in super sticky X2 SS compound
The part number for the Mud Slinger 2 XLs is #Z-T0121, they have a street price of $24 per pair, and you can get complete information at This Link.
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RC4WD Mud Slinger 2 Gallery
In their quest to have the trickest products on the trail, RC4WD has announced a new 1/10 SMD LED Light Bar. This high performance light bar is not only designed up to brightly light up the trail, but to also add even more scale realism to your truck.
* Uses 20 individual LEDs
* Adjustable brackets for easy install
* Vented sides to dissipate heat
* Comes with standard receiver plug
* Designed to work on 7.4 volts
* Overall Length: 4.81″
* Overall Height: 0.81″
* Weight: 1.44oz
The light bar has a part number of #Z-E0056, a street price of $39, they are available right now, and you can get full information at This Link over on RC4WD’s website.
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There is some big news out of Champaign Illinois that Great Planes is now distributing RC4WD products. This arrangement makes it easier for GP dealers to stock RC4WD products. On the consumer side, it means more local hobby shops will have your favorite RC4WD scale parts on the shelf, or if not in stock, they will be easier to order in for you.
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RC4WD has a trick new set of aluminum wheels called Revolution. The Revolution wheels are 1.9 sized and have a unique design where you can personalize them with different colored trim rings. The trim rims are included and come in red, blue, black and white.
* Weight- 2.57oz
* 12mm hex
* Outer diameter- 1.9″
* Width- 1.02″
The part number is Z-W0168, a set of four has a street price of $139, and they are available right now. Hit up This link for complete information over on the RC4WD website.
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RC4WD Revolution Gallery
The latest in scale authentic tires from RC4WD are Dick Cepek Fun Country 1.9s. These not only give you the ultra scale look that is so hot now days, but they also come in a super soft/sticky compound to give loads of traction while out on the trail.
* Fully licensed by Dick Cepek
* Outer diameter- 3.95″
* Width- 1.41″
* Fits 1.9″ wheels
* Weight- 1.9oz
* Comes in X2 SS compound
The part number is #Z-T0116, street price is $25 per pair, and you can get more information over on the official RC4WD Website.
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RC4WD has a sweet new Hardened Steel Driveshaft Set for all you Tamiya Bruiser owners. The driveshafts are made from hardened steel to be extra tough and they were designed to look just like their full scale counterparts.
* Weight- 2.75oz
* Shaft end hole size- .2″
* Shaft outer diameter- .3″
* Short shaft travel distance- 3.15″-3.74″
* Long shaft travel distance- 5.11″-5.7″
The part number is #VVV-S0107, the street price is $89, and you can get more information by clicking Right Here.
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Stock plastic parts aren’t known for their durability, therefore the crew over at RC4WD have announced new aluminum steering knuckles for the Axial SCX10. Black in color, these knuckles look the part and should be difficult to destroy on those long trail drives.
* CNC machined from billet aluminum
* Easy to install
* Weight (each)- 0.35oz
The part number is #Z-S1216, they have a street price of $29, and they are available right now. Hit up This Link for more information over on the official RC4WD website.
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RC4WD Axial Knuckles Gallery
The 12th scale Earth Mover 870k Hydraulic Wheel Loader from RC4WD is one of the biggest, heaviest, most expensive products we’ve ever posted on BigSquidRC. The Earth Mover 870 is a beast, weighing in at over 45 lbs with a length of 29 inches. It is constructed from CNC machine aluminum parts and was designed for years of punishment.
* Steel bucket
* Yellow powder coated finish
* 2 speed transmission
* Includes 2.4GHz 6 channel radio system
* Steel hydraulic system
* Big 29.5-25L-5 tires
* Sturdy hydraulic valve & adjustable pump
* 40 amp brushless ESC
* Bucket force- 154 lbs
* Max bucket height- 18″
* 30 day warranty
The Earth Mover has a part number of #VV-JD00013 and they are expected to start shipping in late March. The street price for owning one of the biggest, baddest rc machines on the market isn’t cheap, it is $3,300 plus $450 for shipping. Click Here for more information over on the RC4WD website.
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RC4WD Earth Mover 870k Gallery