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Monster Truck Madness - Car Crushing with a Traxxas K10 TRX-…

Hey gang and Happy Friday to you. Apologies for the weekly MTM blog running a day behind, but I’ve been moving this week. I got a new house and with that is going to come a new workshop! Yeah buddy! So today I wanted to give my impressions of the Traxxas TRX-4 K10 High Trail Edition….that’s been slightly monster-ized with JConcepts [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – High Trail

Hey all and Happy Thursday. Before getting into the matter at hand here, I hope to see some of you this Saturday at BIGFOOT Open House! You can click here for event info. Well, I went and did it. I cut the check for a Traxxas TRX-4 High Trail. Having the lift kit pre-installed and that killer Chevy body were too [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – An Avalanche of News!

Hey everyone, happy Thursday! After several months of relative quietness on the r/c monster truck front, a slew of new products has been or is in the process of being announced! Last weekend in Virginia, the Solid Axle Showdown was held. This is one of the big events on the annual monster truck calendar, and JConcepts was on hand showing off [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Haulin’ the Mail

Never in my wildest dreams did I think that the r/c monster truck scene would be so popular so as to support scale hauler tires, but it’s good to be wrong sometimes. Last week the JConcepts Transporter tire was announced, as well as the accompanying Tribute Transport wheel that goes with it. A full sized monster truck spends the vast majority of [...]

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JConcepts RM2 Engine Tuning Screwdriver

JConcepts RM2 Engine Tuning Screwdriver

When it comes to tuning and tweaking your R/C machine, you can never have too many tools. JConcepts has released its RM2 Engine Tuning Screwdriver for adjusting the performance of nitro R/C engines. Featuring a red anodized handle and removable flathead driver shaft, this screwdriver is a great addition to any race day toolbox. The pre-assembled, multi-piece shaft is constructed from [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Advancing the Timing

This weekend my monster truck racing club FINALLY kicks off the 2021 outdoor season! I am pumped. It’s been a long winter for me. One of the longest of my life. I’ve spent the last week getting my race fleet prepped, with the biggest changes being in my Sport Modified Class rigs. This is the class where you must used a [...]

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JConcepts Coil RC Dragster Wheels - Front

JConcepts Coil and Starfish Mambo Front and Rear R/C Dragste…

Does your R/C dragster need a new set of wheels? Along with their Starfish Mambo Beadlock Wheels, JConcepts has introduced two new styles of one-piece wheels (front and rear) for your custom-built or RTR drag racer. If you love circles, the Coil Mambo (#3409) rear wheel and Coil (#3407) front wheel features a multi-circle spoke pattern, while the  Starfish Mambo (#3408) rear [...]

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JConcepts Starfish Mambo R/C Drag Racing Wheels

JConcepts Starfish Mambo Beadlock R/C Drag Racing Wheel

If you love the ease of mounting tires to beadlock wheels, you’re going to dig JConcepts latest set of drag racing rims. The Starfish Mambo Beadlock R/C Drag Racing Wheel (#3415B) is designed to accommodate wide rear slicks while offering an easy-to-mount setup. With a four-piece design, these wheels will fit custom dragsters built on the Traxxas Slash or Bandit chassis, as [...]

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JConcepts Mambos RC Drag Racing Tires

JConcepts Mambos R/C Drag Racing Tires

JConcepts is bolstering its lineup of R/C drag racing accessories with the addition of their Mambos (#3117-01) racing slicks. These wide rear tires have been designed to give you an edge when it comes to takeoff traction. This tire’s highlights include a waffled inner pattern for reduced ballooning, closed-cell foam inserts, and raised sidewall lettering for an added touch of scale [...]

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JConcepts AR2 A-One Racer 2 Body

JConcepts A2R A-One Racer 2 190mm Touring Car Body

JConcepts has released another body option for 190mm touring car racers. Designed to excel on-track, the A2R A-One Racer 2 body features several performance-focused design cues and an overall shape that’s one-of-a-kind. The front-end and hood area of the A2R is quite short, with a steep slope to allow for improved downforce. The front portion of the roof arcs upward, forming [...]

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JConcepts 2007 Cadillac Escalade Monster Truck Body

JConcepts has released a new monster truck body for 1/10-scale R/C monster trucks. Their 2007 Cadillac Escalade MT Body is an extreme take on this popular 1:1 street machine. Designed to fit monster truck models like the Losi LMT, Axial SMT10, and others (with a 7″ width and 12.5 – 13″ wheelbase), this body will let you change up the look of [...]

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JConcepts DR10 Brass Servo Mount

JConcepts Releases New Brass Upgrades for the Team Associate…

It’s hard to deny the boom in popularity of R/C drag racing. If you’re a straight-line racing fanatic who’s rocking Team Associated’s DR10 Dragster,  JConcepts has released some new brass goodies for you and your ride. They’ve introduced two new brass bits to help add weight to the front-end of the DR10. For starters, there’s the DR10 Brass Front Suspension Brace [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Regulators, Roll Out

This is the continuation of last week’s post detailing the build of my JConcepts Regulator Clod Buster. You can find that link RIGHT HERE. With a full event day in the bag, here are some post-run impressions of the Regulator from myself as well as my buddies that also debuted their own. That would be Jeremy (Taurus), Josh (BIGFOOT #4) and [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – JConcepts Regulator Build

Alright folks, after several weeks of saying I was going to talk about it, I’m finally ready to discuss the JConcepts Regulator Chassis Conversion kit, designed for the Tamiya Clod Buster. To the solid axle r/c monster truck fan, this release is a really big deal. Sure, the Clod chassis aftermarket has always been active with various modified chassis and performance [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Down on the River

After several weeks of gloomy skies, wet weather and cold temperatures, the midwestern early-winter broke for a fantastic Sunday afternoon. The weather was so nice that I did something that I haven’t for quite a while- went on a Missouri River trail run. My “White Wolf” Traxxas TRX-4 Sport was just dying to hit a mud hole, and that would [...]

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