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RC4WD 1/8  Warn Locking Hubs
Are you all about the fine details? Sadly me neither, but there a lot of people in the scale community where each and every little detail makes all the difference.

RC4WD has offered Warn Manual Locking Hub Wheel Nuts in tenth scale for a long time, now they are offering them in a larger size. RC4WD’s 1/8 version uses M4 locknuts and like the previous version requires the use of a special locking tool for installation. These are CNC machined, officially licensed by Warn, and should be great for adding that final bit of scale realism to your trail machine.

The part number is #Z-S1224, they are priced at $17, and they are available right now. Head over to the Official RC4WD Website for complete details.

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THE Axial SCX10 Ram Power Wagon Review

Axial Ram Power Wagon Review

There is no doubt that Axial is scalding hot right now. Everything they touch seems to turn to gold and for good reason, they’ve been putting out some incredible looking vehicles that can take all you can dish out. Their latest version of the SCX10 is the Ram Power Wagon. Does the Ram live up to the Axial reputation? Can it hold its own on the trail? Is it worth your cash? Hit the “Read More” to find out…

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RC4WD 1/14 Lowboy Trailer
If you own a Tamiya 1/14 King Hauler Tractor Truck then you’ll be stoked to see the latest creation from RC4WD, a scale realistic 14th scale Lowboy Trailer. The lowboy was designed with help from Joe at SemiJoe’s Truck Stop and is perfect for pulling behind your King Hauler.

* Length- 47.5″
* Width- 8.9″
* Weight- 250oz
* 12mm wheel hexes
* Built in LED pockets for adding lights
* Detachable gooseneck
* Made from CNC machined aluminum
* Designed for use with Tamiya tractor semi truck coupler

The part number is #Z-H0005, they are priced at $799, and they are available right now. Get complete details by hitting up This Link over on RC4WD’s website.

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RC4WD Raceline Monster SCT Wheels
Looking for a realistic set of wheels for your short course project truck? They don’t get much more realistic than the new Raceline Monster Short Corse Beadlock Wheels from RC4WD. These are machined from aluminum and officially licensed by Raceline.

* Uses a universal 12mm hex
* 2.2/3.0 size that works with most SCT tires
* Width- 1.7″
* Negative offset- .89″

The part number is #Z-W0064, they are street priced at $69 per pair, and they are available right now. For complete details Click On Over to the official RC4WD website.

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Speed Power LMP Lemans Body
The folks over at Speed Power wanted us to let you know they have a new LM-P Le Mans clear body. The body is styled after Peugeot’s Le Mans car and is made to fit most common 200mm pan style cars. With all sorts of scale detailing from the nose to the rear, it should look awesome flying around your local track or your cul-de-sac. For more details on Speed Power, HERE Is The Link to their official website.

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RC-DMV Yeti Xing
The incredible Axial Yeti just might be the most anticipated vehicle of the last half decade and that has not gone unnoticed by the aftermarket. Since its announcement there has been a steady stream of aftermarket parts released for the Yeti, even though it was not yet available to the public.

The Yeti is now hitting consumer hands and even more aftermarket gear is being announced. For all you proud new Yeti owners, the crew over at RC-DMV have released a scaled down road sign. Their Yeti Xing sign will make a great addition to your scale garage, or some cool trail markers when you and your buddies head out to break in your new rigs. Made from aluminum, the Yeti Xing sign is waterproof and is 38 x 38mm in size.

The part number is #RCDMV001, it is street priced at $6, and you can visit the official RC-DMV Facebook page Right Here. To get one on order, hit up This Link over on TheToyz website.

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Killerbody RC Alfa Romeo TZ3 Corsa
With the new Alfa Romeo TZ3 Corsa body from Killerbody RC, you can make that old beater car of yours go from ho-hum to heck-yes! Officially licensed by Alfa, the Killerbody TZ3 Corza captures all the detailing and elegance of the full scale car and comes in several different trim levels. You can get the Alfa as just a clear body ready for your own paint scheme, up to a completely painted and trimmed out version with light buckets. To get full details simply hit up This Link over on the official Killerbody RC website.

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TheToyz scale mirrors
Your scale rig is nearly done, but you are still looking for some finishing touches. TheToyz has something perfect for you, 1/10 Rock Crawler Side Mirrors. These are made from a durable plastic and take just minutes to install.

* They come all chrome but are easily paintable
* Includes two washers & body clips for easy install

The part number is #TOYZ 240, they are priced at $3.99, and they are available right now. Hit up This Link to get more information over on TheToyz’s official website.

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RPM Spare Tire Carrier Traxxas Slash
I don’t have to tell you guys that it’s all about scale realism now days. You see it creeping into more new car releases, and we see the trend every time we go bashing.

The good guys over at RPM have announced a Spare Tire Carrier that fits the Traxxas Slash 2wd and 4×4. Their spare tire carrier is a great way of adding a touch of scale realism to your Slash and will certainly help give it a great custom look. Made from RPM’s ultra tough blend of nylon, you won’t have to worry about it breaking any time soon.

The part number is #70502, they are priced at $14, and they are expected to start shipping in about 3 weeks. Complete details can be found at This Link on the official RPM website.

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Vaterra 2015 Ford Mustang 4WD RTR
While the radical new 2015 Ford Mustang is already making waves in the full size world, we are more stoked for the arrival of the new Vaterra rc version. The Vaterra 2015 Mustang is a meticulously detailed version of the real-deal, offering both incredible scale looks and solid on-road performance.

The Vaterra 2015 Mustang comes on their V100-S 4wd on-road platform that has proven to be both durable base and good handling. The stock power plant is a 15 turn brushed motor and the included electronics are waterproof. The Vaterra Mustang comes completely RTR with nothing else needed to hit the pavement.

* Low profile tires on 54mm wheels
* Officially licensed by Ford
* Spektrum DX2E 2.4GHz radio system
* Realistic brake disc and calipers
* Includes Dynamite 1800mAh NiMH & charger

The part number is #VTR03024, it is street priced at $289, and you can be the first guy on your block to get one by pre-ordering at This Link over on the official Horizon Hobby website.

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AquaCraft Fletcher Class Destroyer
At 61″ long and standing 17″ tall, the US Fletcher Class Destroyer from AquaCraft is a beast. And while it may be huge, it is loaded with fine scale detailing so it looks great on the water, or when perched in your rc garage. The Destroyer utilizes a sturdy pre-painted fiberglass hull and a pair of 550 motors for power.

* Main gun turrets can rotate
* Comes with wood display stand
* Has a removable superstructure
* Mast is removable for easy transport
* Props are painted bronze

The part number is #AQUB5705 and you can get more details on everything AquaCraft over on their Official Website.

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Killerbody RC Lancia Stratos 1977 Giro d'Italia
Remember back in the mid-70s when the Lancia Stratos dominated the World Rally Championships? Nope, me neither, I was only 6 years old at the time. However, if you are into race cars then you know the Lancia has become an iconic car from the early days of rally racing.

The people over at Killerbody RC have put out a very nicely detailed version of the 1977 Giro d’Italia Lancia Stratos. It is available in several different trim levels- from clear to full painted and assembled. The Killerbody Lancia is made to fit most touring cars and can definitely make your car stand out in a crowd.

The part number for the body shown above is #48250 and these are available right now. Get more details on all the fine products from Killerbody on their Official Website.

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Rogue Element Centerline Wheels
There is nothing sweeter than bolting the perfect set of wheels on your pride and joy. For some of you that perfect set might be the new 1.55″ Centerline Style Wheels from Rogue Element Components. These are made from 6061-T6 billet aluminum and are made to look very much like their full scale counterparts. The set shown above is made specifically for the Kyosho Scorpion buggy, but they are also available in a “4 wheel drive set” that comes with four equally sized rear wheels.

The price for a standard set of four is $109 and you can hit up This Link to visit the official Rogue Element Components website.

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