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RC4WD Winch Mount Twin Hammers
Looking for a sano way to mount a winch on your Vaterra Twin Hammers? If so, the folks over at RC4WD have you dialed. Their new winch mount provides a solid mounting point and looks slick.

* Black anodized finish
* CNC machined
* Easy installation
* Made for Bulldog winch
* Built in Fairlead
* Width- 1.79″
* Length- 2.23″
* Weight- 0.55oz

The part number for the winch mount is #Z-S1087, they have a street price of $29, and they are available right now. For more information hit up This Link over on the official RC4WD website.

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Robinson Steel Spur Gear Vaterra Twin Hammers
Ever blow up the spur gear in your Vaterra Twin Hammers? Yes, we have too, but now Robinson Racing Products/RRP has come to the rescue. Their new hardened steel spur gear should be a lot harder to strip than the stock plastic unit.

There are two versions, #5078 for 78 tooth and #5087 for 87. Both spurs are priced at $27 and you can get more information by clicking This Link.

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The Vaterra Twin Hammers has a pretty strong following, so it’s only natural that the hop-up parts keep coming for this cool ride. RC4WD has announced Aluminum Front Arms that should help your bling and durability factors greatly.

* CNC Machined
* Improved Strength
* OEM Fit
* Total Length: 2.74in / 69.7mm
* Total Width: 1.45in / 37mm
* Weight: 1.72oz / 49g

Product Number: Z-S1164

The part number is Z-S1164, and the street price will run around $46.99.

If you need more information you can hit This Link.

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RC4WD Aluminum Rear Axle Case for Vaterra Twin Hammers
The Vaterra Twin Hammers has become a popular truck to bash and trail drive with. With its popularity comes aftermarket hop-up parts. Today our friends over at RC4WD have announced a very trick looking aluminum rear axle case for the Twin Hammers. The aluminum axle case is much stronger than stock and helps add to the trucks scale realism.

* OEM fit and finish
* Easy to install
* Made from CNC machined aluminum
* Weight: 4.65oz
* Anodized in a Gun Metal color

The part number is #Z-A0085, the street price comes in at $129, and you can get more information by hitting up This Link.

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RC4WD Trailing Arms Vaterra Twin Hammers
Add more durability and RC4WD’s renown scale realism with their new rear trailing arms for the Vaterra Twin Hammers.

* Gun metal anodized finish
* CNC machined from aluminum
* Weight: 2.08oz

The part number for the trailing arms is #Z-S0949, they have a street price of $29, and they are available right now. Hit up This Link for more information.

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Hot Racing Aluminum Gear Box Cover Vaterra Twin Hammers
Are you working on blinging out your Vaterra Twin Hammers? If so the crew at Hot Racing can get you one step closer with their new aluminum gear box cover. The gear box cover will certainly up your bling factor and comes with a screw on black cap.

The part number for the Hot Racing gear box cover is #VTH3201, it has a street price of $20 and they are available right now.

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T-Bone Racing Pro Chassis Brace front bumper Vaterra Twin Hammers
Doing some hardcore bashing with your Vaterra Twin Hammers and want to protect your front end? The crew over at T-Bone Racing have come up with a new chassis brace/front bumper to handle extreme punishment. Their front bumper for the Twin Hammers is made from thick nylon to offer extra support and protection.

The part number for the T-Bone Vaterra bumper is #66100, it has a street price of $13 and they are available right now.

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RC4WD Aluminum Front Shock Mount for Vaterra Twin Hammers
Perhaps the single most broken item on the Vaterra Twin Hammers is its front shock mount. The stocker is made out of plastic and it doesn’t take much to snap it.

RC4WD has announced their new heavy duty CNC machined aluminum front shock mount for the Twin Hammers. The RC4WD unit is much beefier and should be able to take quite a beating. The part number for the RC4WD shock mount is #Z-S0904, it has a street price of $19 and they are available right now. Hit up THIS LINK for more information.

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Vaterra Twin Hammers Pro-Line Modifications
The Vaterra Twin Hammers has really taken off. The Twin Hammers has become a popular choice for both bashers and for people that are into the scale scene.

Pro-Line recently wrote up an article showcasing some of the modifications that you can do to your Twin Hammers while using their existing products. These mods give the Twin Hammers a unique look while also improving performance. Some of the modifications outlined are- installing new wheels/tires, mounting a new body, and putting on scale accessories. To get all the details on how to use Pro-Line products to trick out your Twin Hammers just hit THIS LINK.

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Hot Racing Diff Lock Twin Hammers
A working front diff in your Vaterra Twin Hammers is great for general driving and bashing, but if you want to do some hardcore crawling you really need to lock that thing up. Hot Racing makes that task easy and sanitary with their new aluminum diff lock. The Hot Racing front diff lock for the Twin Hammers is made out of CNC machined aluminum and drilled out to save weight. The part number is VTH125F and it comes with the differential locking hub and two lock pins. Street price is just under $10 and they are available right now.

For more information on all the hop-up parts that Hot Racing makes THIS is the link to their website.

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MIP CVD Vaterra Twin Hammers
MIP (Moore’s Ideal Products) is known for making the best CVD/drive-shafts on the market and now they’ve turned their attention to the Vaterra Twin Hammers. Their new telescoping CVD for the Twin Hammers replaces the center rear and is sure to put your truck that much closer to full-on tank status. This is a direct replacement for the stocker, no mods are needed to bolt it up and it is made right here in the good old USA.

Part number for the Twin Hammers rear CVD is #13240, price is $40, and they are available right now. For more information THIS is the link you want on the MIP website.

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FullForce RC Vaterra Twin Hammers Top Deck
If you own a Vaterra Twin Hammers (and bash it hard like you should) you’ve probably already broken the plastic front top deck. FullForce RC saw the problem and came up with a solution to eliminate the issue, their new aluminum top plate. The new FullForce RC top plate for the Twin Hammers is made out of 1/8″ 6061 T6 aluminum and comes with stand off posts to make sure the stock shock geometry is maintained.

The part number for the FullForce Vaterra Twin Hammers aluminum top deck is #VTH001 and the street price is only $12. Hit up THIS LINK for more information.

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THE Vaterra Twin Hammers 1.9 Rock Racer Review

Vaterra Twin Hammers 1.9 Rock Racer Review

I don’t think it would be a stretch to say that the Vaterra Twin Hammers Rock Racer is the biggest vehicle release of 2013. Its scale looks got a lot of peoples attention, while its unique chassis layout got others to look its way. So what exactly is the Twin Hammers? It’s labeled as a “1.9 Rock Racer”, but with its cantilever suspension and two speed transmission it just might be a versatile bash machine. Lets cut to the chase and find out what the Twin Hammers is really all about…

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