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Pro-Line Destroyer Clod Buster Tires

Sneak Peak- Pro-Line 2.6″ Destroyer Clod Buster Tires

Now being teased by the good folks over at Pro-Line are a new set of tires for the ageless wonder, the Tamiya Clod Buster monster truck. The new Clod tires have an awesome name, Destroyer, and they feature a chevron style tread. The tires should have a street price around $38, they have a part number of #10114-02, [...]

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Tamiya Raikiri GT

Tamiya Raikiri GT

Coming soon from Tamiya is the futuristic looking Raikiri GT. The Raikiri is a 1/10th scale nitro powered on-road car that comes as a kit. A sleek polycarbonate body gives it a unique look, while under the hood a .12 sized FS-12FZ nitro engine supplies the power. A 4wd drivetrain helps put all the power to the ground and an [...]

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Tamiya Suzuki Jimny JB23 MF-01X

Tamiya Suzuki Jimny JB23 MF-01X

You probably didn’t know this, but our own “Adam The Intern” is a big Suzuki off road freak. He loves to get his own full size Suzuki dirty on the weekends (and blow them up once in a while too). In fact he likes them so much that every time we see the Pro-Line or Parma guys, he begs them [...]

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Tamiya Kumamon Buggy

Tamiya Kumamon Buggy

Looking for something a bit out of the ordinary to bash around the yard? Been looking for a unique first car for your son or daughter? New from Tamiya is the 1/10th scale Kumanmon Buggy. Based on the Tamiya DT-02 platform, the Kumanon (a Japanese mascot) buggy is a simple entry level kit that has fun written all over it. [...]

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Tamiya kits

Tamiya TRF102 F1 Car and TRF211XM Buggy

Our friends over at Tamiya have released information on two new kits. First up is the TRF102 F1 chassis. Tamiya engineers have redesigned both the front and rear of the car to fully utilize the flex characteristics of a new chassis that is made to work especially well on rubber tires. Some of the highlights of the new car include- * Aluminum [...]

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vaterra-ascender-kit

Everybody’s Scalin’ – Kit Manifesto

If you’ll indulge me for a moment, this week I’m going to stand on the top of Mount Pious and make a righteous decree to all below that kits really are the Greatest ThingĀ®. As I write this I’m knee deep in a new Vaterra Ascender build (the pic above is my freshly painted body) and having a blast so [...]

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Tamiya Volkswagen Scirocco TT01ED Drift Spec

Tamiya Volkswagen Scirocco RTR TT01ED Drift Spec

Coming soon from Tamiya is a Volkswagen Scirocco TT01ED Drift Edition. The Scirocco comes on a 4wd platform for better driftability and it is fully built and painted, making it fast to go from the box to the local parking lot. A 2.4GHz radio means interference free performance, while a sport tuned brushed motor supplies the power. The VW is street [...]

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overdose1

Overdose Adjustable Suspension Mount for the Vacula, DI…

What’s up drift peeps? Evol here with a midweek second look at a piece of kit that some of you may have overlooked. I know I did! So here is how it happened. When I see parts listed for the Overdose Vacula my eyes tend to glaze over as I daydream about having enough expendable income to drop such a [...]

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Asiatees tamiya upgrades

Asiatees Hobbies Aluminum Upgrades For The Tamiya CC01

If you are looking to throw some Aluminum Upgrades on your Tamiya CC 01, the crew at Asiatees Hobbies has you covered. They have a slew of parts from Boom Racing and GPM to make your truck stronger and better looking than ever. To see all the upgrades they have available, simply hit up This Link over on Asiatees website. What [...]

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Tamiya Sandshaker

Tamiya Sandshaker TT02T

Looking for an easy to assemble (and drive) kit? Want something with a unique look? If so, Tamiya has announced their new Sandshaker. The Sandshaker is 1/10th scale 4wd kit that comes on Tamiya’s TT02T platform. Some of the highlights of the Sandshaker include- * Newly-designed polycarbonate stadium truck body * Independent double wishbone suspension w/ oil filled shocks * Plastic bushings * Bell [...]

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Tamiya Aqroshot DT-03T

Tamiya Aqroshot DT-03T

The Tamiya Aqroshot is the first truck on Tamiya’s new DT-03T platform. The DT-03T is an easy to build 2wd truck platform targeted at new hobbyists. Some of the features on the Aqroshot include- * Oil filled shocks * Plastic bushings * Comes with torque-tuned 540 motor & Tamiya ESC * Stadium truck type wheels with wide radial tires The Aqroshot has a street price [...]

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Tamiya Toyota FJ Cruiser CR01

Limited Edition Tamiya Toyota FJ Cruiser with CR01 Chas…

For the rock crawling crowd, Tamiya has announced a limited edition version of a Toyota FJ Cruiser that will come on their CR01 chassis. Their CR01 is a 4wd platform that comes with 4 link suspension and gear diffs that are lockable by simply turning a screw. Some of the other features of the FJ CR01 include- * Comes as a [...]

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Tamiya Dark Impact White Version DF03

Tamiya Dark Impact White Version DF03

Tired of every new product being murdered out? Looking for that clean all-white 80’s look in your next buggy? If so, Tamiya has you dialed with the new White Version of the Dark Impact buggy. With virtually every molded part coming white, they don’t get much cleaner looking than the new Dark Impact. Some of the other notable features of [...]

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Hawaiian Chris Cubby

THE Cub Report, 02.02.2015, Version- From Germany With …

I don’t know how you could not notice, but the big news last week was the Nuremburg Toy Fair in Germany. Our homeskillet Igor was there to get all the scoops so here is a brief (ya right) rundown of the show… Attendance- The Toy Fair once again proved they are the “Biggest” show in rc with rampant support from manufacturers [...]

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tamiya Grand Hauler

Tamiya Grand Hauler Tractor Truck

The latest tractor truck to be released from Tamiya is the Grand Hauler. The Grand Hauler has a longer wheelbase than previous offerings and is putting on quite a demo at the Nuremburg Toy Fair. Shown with a Sound Module, it not only sounds like the real deal, but thanks to its ultra detailed body it looks authentic as well. [...]

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