RC Car Action September 2016



32 › Rock Racing & U4RC
Get-Started Guide
Everything you need to know about RC’s new breed of off-road competition
By the RC Car Action team

50 › Project: Trail-Detailed Summit
Traxxas’ do-all truck gets a weathered look
By Peter Vieira

62 › The Best Racing Advice Ever
Go fast, get smooth, and grab the win
with these tips from the top pros
By the RC Car Action team

68 › 2016 Reedy International Touring Car Race of Champions
Yokomo’s Ronald Volker puts in a dominating performance to capture his third title
By Carl Hyndman


38 › SWorkz S12-1R U.S. Edition
A shape-shifting buggy made for
’Murican racing
By Carl Hyndman

44 › TLR/Horizon Hobby
8IGHT-T 4.0
Small changes make a big difference
for the fast 4.0
By Kevin Hetmanski

74 › HPI Baja Q32 & HB Q32 D8T Tessmann Edition
This pair of pocket-size performers
delivers simple fun for $60
By Peter Vieira

78 › Vaterra/Horizon Hobby 2015 1972 Chevy C10 V100-S & K&N Ford Mustang GT V100 Drift
The V100 gets two new looks with slammed street style and a purebred pony
By Peter Vieira


84 › How To: Build an
Oil-Filled Differential
Get the most performance and life from this critical component
By the RC Car Action team

94 › Tech-Know: Understanding Camber Settings
Playing the angles for maximum performance
By the RC Car Action team


88 › ST Racing Concepts Izilla Monster Chassis Kit
for Axial Wraith

90 › MaxAmps 9000XL LiPo Packs for Traxxas X-Maxx

91 › T. A. Emerald Performance Plus Clear Cleaner & Degreaser

92 › RPM Rock Sliders and Shock Hoop/Body Mounts for Axial SCX10

93 › WingTote Pro Roller Truck Tote

12 › Starting Line
14 › Feedback
16 › Readers’ Rides
20 › Pit Tips
23 › Tech Center
29 › New & Hot
57 › Race Watch
98 › Tailpipe

SKU: R1609