RC Car Action December 2016



30 | Project: Traxxas Rustler VXL 4X4
Traxxas coud make this RWD stadium truck tomorrow
By Peter Vieira

44 | Exclusive! First Drive: Pro-Line Ambush 4X4
Surprise! Pro-Line goes RTR with an all-new, terrain-taming mini machine
By the RC Car Action team

64 | Battery Blastin’ Buggies
Eighteen high-voltage kits and RTRs for open-wheel off-road excitement
By Carl Hyndman

80 | 2016 ROAR Electric Off-Road Nationals
TLR captures three mod wins as ROAR returns to the heartland
By Trevor “Chilly” Duncan


36 | HoBao Hyper MT Sport Plus
HoBao’s back with a hard-hitting monster addition to the Hyper lineup
By Kevin Hetmanski

54 | Exclusive! TLR/Horizon Hobby 5IVE-B
TLR’s first-ever 1/5-scale car supersizes 8IGHT tech for explosive gas action
By Kevin Hetmanski

60 | Quick Spin: TT-01E Team Hahn Racing Man TGS
Six tons and 1,100 horsepower of truck-racing fun in 1/10 scale
By Joel Navarro


50 | Tech-Know: Suspension Tuning Essentials
Three basics every RC driver needs to know
By Peter Vieira

86 | How To: Build an Articulation Ramp
Put a figure on that flex!
By Peter Vieira


92 | Pro-Line Badlands MX28 Mounted Tires and Ford F-150 Raptor Painted and Trimmed Body for Traxxas Stampede

94 | Atomik RC Aluminum Upgrades for Traxxas Slash and Stampede 4X4

96 | CowRC Screw Catcher Work Mat and Flat Mat

8 | Starting Line
10 | Feedback
12 | Readers’ Rides
16 | Pit Tips
21 | Tech Center
25 | New & Hot
75 | Race Watch
98 | Tailpipe

SKU: R1612