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Tamiya Factory Built Blackfoot

Four New Factory Build Vehicles From Tamiya

New from Tamiya are not one, but four Factory Built vehicles for your bashing enjoyment. The four Factory Built units include the 2016 Blackfoot (57912), the Comical Frog (57913), the Buggyra Fat Fox (57914), and the Volkswagen Beetle Rally (57915). All of the Factory Built vehicles from Tamiya come completely pre-built with electronics installed. The Factory Built vehicles can save [...]


Monster Truck Madness: I Finally Got a Blackfoot

If you enjoy bashing your r/c monster truck, regardless of what brand it is, you should have at least a little respect for the Tamiya Blackfoot. When it released in 1986, it took the r/c world by storm. Or so I’ve been told; hey, I was only 2 back then! Being a monster truck fan, the Blackfoot is a truck that [...]


MIP Super Ball Diff Tamiya

MIP Super Ball Diff For Tamiya Blackfoot/Monster Beetle

Good news for you Tamiya Blackfoot & Monster Beetle owners, MIP has just announced a Super Ball Differential to fit your ride. The super ball diff is designed to hold all the wattage from today’s power systems and is a direct bolt-on that requires no modifications to install. The super diff will help enhance handling while eliminating slippage when used [...]


Rogue Element Components Blackfoot Drop Bed Kit

Rogue Element Components Blackfoot Drop-Bed Kit

Have you been thinking about doing a custom build with your Tamiya Blackfoot? If so, Rogue Element Components has just announced a Drop-Bed Kit. The Drop-Bed Kit oozes with scale realism and would be an extremely trick addition to your truck. * Real wood inlays * Easy to assemble * Nickle pins replicate the factory bolts * Fits any stepside Blackfoot body * Machined from [...]


Xtreme racing Carbon Fiber upgrades

Xtreme Racing Hop-Ups For Tamiya Blackfoot & Monster Beetle

Have you picked up a re-release of the Tamiya Blackfoot or Monster Beetle? If so, Xtreme Racing has some carbon fiber goodness for you. Come soon from Xtreme is a Carbon Fiber Front Shock Tower, Carbon Fiber Battery Supports, and Carbon Fiber Rear Shock Mounts. All three look very trick and have been designed to shave weight while adding strength over [...]


Tamiya Blackfoot Re-release 2016

Complete Details – 2016 Tamiya Blackfoot Re-Release

About a month ago we posted a teaser from Tamiya of the 2016 Blackfoot Re-Release. Now full details, along with a slew of pictures, have been released. The 2016 version of the Blackfoot retains much of its heritage but does sport some minor upgrades to bring it up to speed. The body on the re-release comes from the Blackfoot III and [...]


Tamiya Blackfoot re-release

Tamiya Re-Releases The Blackfoot!

All you Tamiya Blackfoot lovers can rejoice, Tamiya has just released the first pictures of its Upcoming Re-release! The Blackfoot is a legend in rc circles and was the first truck for thousands of hobbyists. It was also known as a truck that helped set off a monster truck revolution at a time when the hobby was all about buggies. [...]


Rogue Element Component’s Wood Bed Kit for Tamiya Blackfoot

He’s at it again.  Chris at Rogue Element Components is firing up his CNC machine to turn out another limited availability product.  This time owners of the Tamiya Blackfoot (or Blackfoot bodies used on scaler rigs) are the recipients of his craftsmanship.  His new styrene and wood bed kit goes a long way to replicating the look and classic signature [...]