RC Car Action April 2018



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


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


78 | Tekin RS PRO Black Edition

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


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

SKU: R1804