RC Car Action July 2017



26 | Project: Losi/Horizon Hobby Rock Rey
Fine-tuning the Rock Rey to tear up the track
By Kevin Hetmanski

32 | Project: Land Rover Defender D90 Pickup
Aftermarket upgrades and 3D-printing prowess add extra style to this green machine
By Peter Vieira

38 | Homebuilt Hero
Dan Boyle’s Chevy K5 Blazer Monster Truck
By Matt Boyd

44 | RC Monster Jam World Finals
Getting down and dirty at the Monster Jam World Finals
By Kevin Hetmanski

74 | Readers’ Choice 2017
The best cars, trucks, accessories, and gear as voted by YOU!
By Carl Hyndman


52 | TLR/Horizon Hobby 22 3.0 SPEC-Racer
TLR trims weight and adds upgrades to make the three-oh a bigger threat in stock class
By Kevin Hetmanski

58 | Team Associated B64D Team Kit
Big Blue’s new 4WD buggy gets a “D” for dirt and earns an “A” for performance
By Carl Hyndman

64 | HPI Jumpshot SC
HPI combines Savage style with short-course versatility for affordable RTR fun
By Joel Navarro


84 | Choosing and Using a Rotary Tool
Get the most from this essential hobby tool
By the RC Car Action team

82 | Pro-Line Street Fighter SC Mounted Tires
83 | Dynamite Mini Infrared Temp Gun


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12 › Readers’ Rides
16 › Pit Tips
19 › Tech Center
23 › New & Hot
70 › Race Watch
86 › Getting Started
90 › Tailpipe

SKU: R1707