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Losing grip – Transforming the TRX-4 transmitter functions

As far as plans go, mine was as simple as they come. Even so, it failed miserably when faced with reality. It was like this:  1) Buy TRX-4 kit and 2021 Ford Bronco body, 2) build and paint TRX-4 kit and Bronco body, 3) drive and enjoy TRX-4, 4) upgrade and do pre and post comparisons one thing at a [...]

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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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Losing grip – Watch what the receiver receives

Knowledge ought to save money, but it doesn’t always. Lacking a BEC, a receiver can be powered by a receiver pack, often 5 NiMh cells with a nominal output of 6V. I knew this, and that’s why I just smoked my Traxxas TQi receiver and need to get a new one. Very annoying. Let’s start from the beginning. I have a [...]

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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 – American Iron Boggin’

We are in the golden era of scale r/c so it takes a lot to wow me these days, but my jaw dropped when seeing the new Traxxas TRX-4 High Trail Edition. Good freakin’ grief, that square body Chevy body is GORGEOUS. All that chrome! Yes, the purist in me sees the portal axles under that classic GM iron and says HMMM, [...]

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Traxxas Factory Five Hot Rods RTR – 4-TEC 3.0

Out of no where comes the Traxxas Factory Five Hot Rods! The Traxxas Hot Rods come in two versions, the ’33 Hot Rod Coupe, and the ’35 Hot Rod Truck. Both vehicles are built on the 1/10th scale 4-TEC 3.0 Chassis. Here are some features: * Factory-installed LED lighting * Front clipless body mount * 4-Tec 3.0 chassis (4WD) * 1/10th scale * Brushed Motor * Waterproof [...]

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Traxxas Hoss 4x4 VXL Motor Cooling System - Installed

Stay Cool with this Traxxas Hoss 4x4 VXL Motor Cooling Syste…

Extreme bashing can lead to extreme temperatures, which isn’t good for your motor and ESC. Traxxas Hoss 4×4 VXL owners now have a new way to keep their motor running cool with the Traxxas Hoss Motor Cooling System. This two-part system consists of a cooling fan and aluminum heat sink, which attaches to the Hoss’s Velineon brushless motor. Sold separately, the [...]

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Traxxas TRX-4 Scale Trail Adventure

Extreme Outdoor Adventure with the Traxxas TRX-4 Land Rover …

The Traxxas TRX-4 is all about adventure. Whether you’re cruising down the trail or carving your own path up and over rocks, this rig is built to perform in just about any condition. In their latest video, Traxxas treks into the wilderness with their stunning blue TRX-4 Land Rover Defender. Water, rocks, tree roots, and a stream crossing were no match [...]

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Traxxas Canyon RT Low-profile R/C Crawler Tires

Traxxas Canyon RT Crawler Tires

Traxxas has released a new tire option for the TRX-4, aimed at giving your rig a low-profile, modern look when out on the trail. Their Canyon RT Tires (#8871) will take a 2.2″ wheel but have the same outer diameter as most 1.9″ crawler tires. Originally available on the TRX-6, Traxxas is now making these tires available for four-wheeled trail machines. [...]

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Traxxas Hoss LED Light Kit - Installed

Bash Into the Night with the Traxxas Hoss 4×4 LED Light Kit

Running your R/C machine in the day is fun, but what if you want to keep running after the sun goes down? Traxxas Hoss owners now have the ability to bash long into the night, thanks to the Traxxas Hoss 4×4 LED Light Kit (#9095). Featuring an easy-setup design, this LED light kit adds front and rear lighting to the Traxxas [...]

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T-Bone Racing Releases Protective Armor for the Traxxas Hoss

T-Bone Racing has introduced a full line of armor and accessories for the Traxxas Hoss 4×4 VXL. The 1/10-scale Hoss was built to bash, and these bits of added protection will help it hold up to the most extreme action. Adding to their recently-released TBR Front Bumper (#00021), T-Bone Racing has added the TBR Servo Protector (#00022) for more front-end protection, and the [...]

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Laying Rubber – Picking Out a Body

Hey all, back again with another check-in on my Traxxas Bandit drag car conversion project. This fella has been progressing quite slowly, but I’ve actually enjoyed it that way, as I use it as a quick fill-in between working on my race monster trucks. So today we are going to talk about the body I picked…or should I say bodies? Let [...]

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Laying Rubber – Dropping the Bandit Ride Height on the Cheap

Hey all, I’m back to discuss my Traxxas Bandit VXL Drag Car project! We are close to getting it on track. To see how I got to this point, check out the archive here. Before I pick and mount the drag car body, the last thing that needs to happen is to drop the ride height. As the car sits out of [...]

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Laying Rubber - Converting a Traxxas Bandit to an LCG Slash …

Greetings straight-liners and wanna-be straight-liners! Today we are going to resume talking about my Traxxas Bandit Drag Car project. When we last left it, the car was basically a stock Traxxas Bandit VXL that had JConcepts Hotties tires and an STRC Wheelie Bar installed. While fun in this form, it’s time to extend the wheelbase and bring it up to snuff [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Rotten Apple X

Boy howdy, it’s been a fun few weeks bashing my new Traxxas X-Maxx 8S. I probably should back up first, as I haven’t even made a post here that I had gotten one. I am usually better about posting an unboxing, plans, blah blah. In the case of the X-Maxx, ever since bashing one hardcore about a month ago, I knew I [...]

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