RC Car Action June 2016



34 › Project: Mopar Muscle
This Axial-based monster machine is built for serious side-by-side competition
By Kevin Hetmanski

54 › Desert Buggy & Rock Racer Guide
Twenty sand-slinging, rock-rattling rigs
By Michael Wortel

70 › RCX
Big crowds, big fun at the Radio Control Expo
By Carl Hyndman


42 › Durango DEX8T
Fast off the bench and even faster on the track
By Kevin Hetmanski

48 › Helion Intrusion XLR
Helion’s first 2WD monster brings unexpected specs for its three-bill price
By the RC Car Action team

64 › Tower Hobbies Cutback
Tower takes on the 4X4 short-course scene with a fun, affordable performer
By Joel Navarro


76 › Losi/Horizon Hobby Desert Buggy XL K&N Edition
Losi and K&N team up to give you one good-looking ride
By Kevin Hetmanski


88 › Pro-Line Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Body for Axial Yeti
90 › RPM Shock Duplicator
92 › Boom Racing Short-Wheelbase Chassis Conversion and PHAT Steel Axle Housings for Axial SCX10


84 › Paint Project: Mopar Dodge Ram
Factory-sponsored style in 10 steps
By Kevin Hetmanski

95 › Keep Your Nitro Vehicle Running Right
The essential maintenance schedule
By the RC Car Action team


12 › Starting Line
14 › Feedback
16 › Readers’ Rides
22 › Pit Tips
27 › Tech Center
31 › New & Hot
98 › Tailpipe

SKU: R1606