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    RC Car Action November 2018

    RC Car Action November 2018

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    FEATURES

    28 | Axialfest
    Scale off-road’s ultimate event
    By Joel Navarro

    46 | How To: Scale Detail for the Trail
    Quick and easy steps to take your scale build to the next level
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    54 | How To: Replace a
    Suspension Arm
    Go from “broke” to “back in action” in no time
    By Kevin Hetmanski
    PERFORMANCE TESTS

    42 | Tamiya Volkswagen
    Rally Beetle MF-01X
    Super-scale, easy to build, and fun to drive, Tamiya’s Beetle is a vintage blast
    By Peter Vieira

    50 | ECX/Horizon Hobby Barrage Gen2
    ECX’s low-buck truck boosts power and trail prowess (but not price) with new “Gen2” specs
    By Peter Vieira

    TEST BENCH

    58 | Pro-Line Back-Half Cage
    60 | RC4WD BendPak XPR-9S Two-Post Auto Lift
    62 | Ultra Power UP240AC Plus Quad Charger

    DEPARTMENTS

    10 | Starting Line
    12 | Readers’ Rides
    18 | Pit Tips
    21 | Tech Center
    25 | New & Hot
    64 | RC Maker
    66 | Tailpipe
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    RC Car Action October 2018

    RC Car Action October 2018

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    FEATURES

    32 | Five Ways to Win
    Simple steps to help put yourself on the podium
    By the RC Car Action team

    42 | Pro-File: Joey Christensen
    RC’s most prolific track builder talks about a life in The Dirt
    By Peter Vieira

    50 | Custom Builder Close-Up: Mike Lohmann
    Clod Buster master—and much more
    By Matt Boyd

    PERFORMANCE TESTS

    28 | Losi/Horizon Hobby 22S SCT
    Losi’s latest RTR is a race-bred 52mph short-course powerhouse
    By Kevin Hetmanksi

    38 | HoBao DC-1
    Scale detail, lots of features, and unique construction set the DC-1 apart from the pack
    By Peter Vieira

    46 | Tekno EB410
    Tekno’s first-ever 1/10 4WD buggy is a high-traction hit
    By Joel Navarro

    HOW TO

    56 | Speed Up Your Stock Racer
    Get to the front of the pack with these easy mods
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    TEST BENCH

    62 | Pro-Line PowerStroke HD Shock Shafts for Traxxas X-Maxx
    64 | Traxxas EZ-Peak Live Dual iD Charger

    DEPARTMENTS

    10 | Starting Line
    12 | Readers’ Rides
    18 | Pit Tips
    21 | Tech Center
    25 | New & Hot
    66 | Tailpipe
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    RC Car Action September 2018

    RC Car Action September 2018

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    FEATURES

    30 | Pro-Line By The Fire
    A weekend of scale off-roading at its best in Apple Valley, California
    By Steve Burgess

    42 | Horizon Hobby RC Fest
    Horizon revs up and flies high with a weekend of family fun
    By Peter Vieira

    54 | Complete Nitro Power
    Get-Started Guide
    What you need to know to get in the show
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    62 | Project/Traxxas Nitro Backslash
    From short-course truck to buggy in six easy steps
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    76 | Project/Trick Track Truck
    Tamiya’s Konghead 6X6 puts the fun in F1
    By Jimmy Louis

    PERFORMANCE TESTS

    36 | TLR/Horizon Hobby 22T 4.0
    TLR’s top 2WD truck goes from three-point-OH to four-point-WHOA
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    48 | Exclusive! Traxxas
    TRX-4 Sport
    The more affordable TRX-4 is still a feature-packed beast on the trail
    By Peter Vieira

    Tech-Know

    68 | How Nitro Engines Work
    Piston power to the people
    By Matt Boyd

    DEPARTMENTS

    8 | Starting Line
    12 | Readers’ Rides
    18 | Pit Tips
    23 | Tech Center
    27 | New & Hot
    72 | RC Maker
    82 | Tailpipe
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    RC Car Action August 2018

    RC Car Action August 2018

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    FEATURES

    32 | Street Machines
    1/10-scale ready-to-run touring car guide
    By the RC Car Action team

    42 | Project/Traxxas Slash No-Prep Gasser
    This fast ’40s rod is ready for No-Prep Drag Racing action
    By Jimmy Louis

    48 | Making It BIG
    From radio control to full-size racing
    By Matt Boyd

    54 | Project/HPI Venture FJ
    McFly style, many mods, and a handful of hop-ups
    make HPI’s rig comp-ready
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    HOW-TO'S
    62 | Adjust Weight Distribution
    It’s a balancing act
    By Jeremy Losaw

    72 | Set Ride Height and Camber
    These essential settings will help keep you out front
    By Jimmy Louis

    PERFORMANCE TESTS

    66 | Team Associated Trophy Rat
    This rad, rusty rod packs race-bred tech and Reedy brushless power
    By Peter Vieira

    74 | Max Speed Technology CMX RTR
    This true-scale trail machine gets its good looks from Tamiya
    By Peter Vieira

    TEST BENCH

    80 | Pro-Line Impulse 1.9-Inch Internal
    Bead-Loc Wheels

    DEPARTMENTS

    8 | Starting Line
    12 | Readers’ Rides
    20 | Pit Tips
    25 | Tech Center
    28 | New & Hot
    82 | Tailpipe
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    RC Car Action July 2018

    RC Car Action July 2018

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    FEATURES

    44 | Micro Machines
    On the trail with the ECX Barrage 1/24 and RC4WD 1/18 Gelande II
    By the RC Car Action team

    58 | Classic Plastic/Kyosho Javelin
    The classic, caged 4WD buggy battler returns from the ’80s!
    By the RC Car Action team

    72 | How To/Cheap and Easy Detailing Dress-Ups
    Get a new look with these simple mods
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    78 | Editors’ Choice 2018
    We choose the best gear of the year
    By the RC Car Action team

    PERFORMANCE TESTS

    34 | Losi/Horizon Hobby Tenacity-T
    Big truggy performance in a slightly smaller and way more affordable package
    By Joel Navarro

    40 | Atomik Barbwire 2
    Mini-size, big thrills with this screaming-yellow pond performer
    By Joel Navarro

    52 | Arrma Typhon
    This sport brushless buggy packs a high-speed punch
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    64 | Losi/Horizon Hobby Night Crawler SE
    The Night Crawler gets a new look but retains its classic performance
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    TEST BENCH

    84 | Tekin T-180 Servo
    86 | RPM Rear Bumpers for Traxxas Rustler & Stampede

    DEPARTMENTS

    8 | Starting Line
    12 | Readers’ Rides
    20 | Pit Tips
    25 | Tech Center
    28 | New & Hot
    88 | RC Maker
    90 | Tailpipe
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    RC Car Action June 2018

    RC Car Action June 2018

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    FEATURES

    48 | Readers’ Choice 2018
    The votes are in: The year’s best gear, as chosen by YOU
    By the RC Car Action team

    74 | How To/Paint a Jeep Cherokee
    Two colors are all you need for a realistic look
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    82 | Tech-Know/Glow Plug Dos, Dont’s, Tech, and Tips
    Engine trouble? Check your plug!
    By the RC Car Action team

    PERFORMANCE TESTS

    36 | HPI Hoonicorn
    We get behind the wheel of Ken Block’s mythical machine
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    42 | Arrma Fazon Voltage
    This beginner basher is built for abuse with a fresh
    spin on RTR battery tech
    By Joel Navarro

    56 | Kyosho Outlaw Rampage
    This 2WD ride hits the dirt with trophy-truck tech
    By Peter Vieira

    62 | Axial SCX10 II Trail Honcho
    Axial’s most affordable SCX10 II is a lot of trail
    truck for the buck
    By Peter Vieira

    68 | Quick Spin/Traxxas TRX-4 1979 Ford Bronco Ranger XLT
    Traxxas’ take on the famous Ford is the best-looking, best-performing TRX-4 yet
    By Peter Vieira

    TEST BENCH

    78 | Spektrum Focal V2 FPV Wireless
    Headset & 25mW 5.8GHz FPV Camera

    80 | CCHand SCX10 II Scale Accessories

    DEPARTMENTS

    8 | Starting Line
    12 | Readers’ Rides
    22 | Pit Tips
    27 | Tech Center
    30 | New & Hot
    86 | RC Maker
    90 | Tailpipe
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    RC Car Action May 2018

    RC Car Action May 2018

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    FEATURES

    32 | First Drive/Traxxas Unlimited Desert Racer
    Traxxas sets a new benchmark for true-scale realism and high-power performance
    By Peter Vieira

    46 | Project/Avenger Clod Buster
    Tamiya’s classic crusher gets a comp-truck makeover
    By Dan Wyatt

    58 | First Drive/Traxxas E-Revo
    Traxxas’ mighty monster is nearly all-new and tougher than ever
    By Peter Vieira

    70 | Classic Plastic/Tamiya Bullhead
    Tamiya’s chrome-flashing, 4-wheel-steering, car-crushing monster is gnarly ’90s fun
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    78 | 2018 RC Chili Bowl
    Full-size racing meets RC in a dirt-oval classi
    By Carl Hyndman

    86 | How To/Troubleshoot a Nitro Engine
    Ten tips to get your ride revving right
    By the RC Car Action team

    PERFORMANCE TESTS

    40 | Arrma Kraton 6S BLX
    Arrma’s 60mph machine blends monster truck and truggy for high-speed off-road action
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    52 | Losi/Horizon Hobby Super Baja Rey
    Growth spurt! The red-hot Baja Rey pumps up to 1/6 scale for even wilder solid-axle shredding
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    66 | Quick Spin/RC4WD Trail Finder 2 Blazer
    RC4WD continues to climb the ladder in the scale game
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    DEPARTMENTS
    10 | Starting Line
    12 | Readers’ Rides
    18 | Pit Tips
    23 | Tech Center
    26 | New & Hot
    90 | Tailpipe
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    RC Car Action April 2018

    RC Car Action April 2018

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    FEATURES

    40 | High-Powered Electric RTR 4X4 Truck Guide
    20 high-voltage hot-rod rigs
    By the RC Car Action team

    59 | Ten Buggies That Shaped Electric Off-Road Racing
    Technological touchstones from the ’80s to today
    By the RC Car Action team

    72 | Top 10 Off-Road Build and
    Maintenance Tips
    By the RC Car Action team

    82 | How To/Paint the Pro-Line Raptor
    Everything you need to know to get it right the first time!
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    PERFORMANCE TESTS

    30 | Arrma Granite 4X4
    Arrma’s econo 4X4 is ready for fun and under $250
    By Jimmy Louis

    36 | Quick Spin/Traxxas TRX-4 Tactical Unit
    Traxxas’ proven TRX-4 tech gets SWAT-team styling
    By Peter Vieira

    52 | Kyosho Mad Crusher GP
    Kyosho combines scale-truck styling, solid axles, and nitro snarl for a unique 4X4 experience
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    66 | HB Racing D817
    HB Racing puts world-champ gear in your hands
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    TEST BENCH

    78 | Tekin RS PRO Black Edition

    80 | Pit Bull RC Braven Ironside 1.9-Inch Tires & Raceline Injector Bead-Lock Wheels

    DEPARTMENTS

    10 | Starting Line
    12 | Readers’ Rides
    16 | Pit Tips
    21 | Tech Center
    26 | New & Hot
    86 | Race Watch
    90 | Tailpipe
    Learn More
     
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