Just like in the full scale world, the single most effective upgrade you can make to your basher is better tires. The new fully licensed Interco TSL SX Super Swampers from Pro-Line promise more grip with a great scale authentic look. These are designed to fit the popular Traxxas 2.8″ wheel size and come with the new high-zoot closed cell Pro-Line inserts. The Super Swampers are said to give slightly more side-bite than PL Trenchers, with similar amounts of forward bite. Pricing is $21 per pair and they have a part number of #10110-00. Check out This Link for more details.
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Pro-Line Super Swamper 2.8 Gallery
As another sign of the success of the Axial Yeti, the aftermarket has been putting out loads of cool hop-ups for it. One of the latest comes from the Gear Head RC crew. Gear Head has announced a trick new Roof Rack with Light Bar Mount to help add to the scale realism of the Yeti. The rack is made from black Delrin, comes with everything you need for the install, and is 5″ x 5.3″ in size.
The Gear Head roof rack has a part number of #GEASCA060, a street price of $19, and they are available right now. Complete details can be found over on the official RPP Website.
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The latest body from our friends over at RC4WD is a 1/10 scale Land Rover Defender D90 Pick Up Truck. The Land Rover is made from hard plastic and hand modified to give incredible scale detailing. Some assembly is required but once finished you’ll have one of the most unique bodies out on the trail.
* Length- 16.41″
* Height- 6.47″
* Width- 7.52″
* Weight- 24.83oz
* Wheelbase- 11.1″
The part number for the Land Rover body is #Z-B0058, it is priced at $199, and you can get your hands on one right now. For complete details and more pictures check out This Link over on the official RC4WD website.
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RC4WD Land Rover Gallery
For all the scale fanatics out there, RC4WD has announced a 1/10 V8 Scale Engine. The “engine” allows you to hide your electric motor inside, giving your truck the ultimate in scale realism. The engine is CNC machined from billet aluminum to look great while helping to dissipate heat.
* Works with most 540 sized motors
* Length- 2.74″
* Width- 2.77″
* Height- 3.34″
* Weight- 6.45oz
* Requires R4 Transmission (RC4WD #Z-U0031) and 540 motor
The engine has a part number of #Z-S1043, it is street priced at $179, and these are available right now. To find out more details simply Click This Link to head over to RC4WD’s official website.
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RC4WD Scale Engine Gallery
After some teasing over the weekend, our friends over at Pro-Line have released full details on their new 1/10 Ram 1500 Clear Crawler Body.
The Ram was designed to look as awesome as it performs on the trail. Officially licensed by Ram, it gives you the scale realism you are looking to top your 1/10 crawler off with. To make the Ram look even cooler, it comes with fender flares and a special area in the bed for mounting a spare tire. A detailed sticker sheet helps round out the package.
The part number is #3434-00, it is priced at $38, and you can hit up This Link for complete details over on Pro-Line’s official website.
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Pro-Line Ram Crawler Gallery
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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RC4WD 1/8 Warn Locking Hub Gallery
THE Axial SCX10 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…
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 Lowboy Gallery
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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RC4WD Raceline Monster Wheel Gallery
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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New Speed Power Le Mans
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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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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Killerbody RC Alfa Romeo TZ3 Corsa Gallery
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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