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Tamiya DF03 MS: Can it Compete Part 3, Upgrades

It has been a while since the last Tamiya DF03 “Can It Compete” article. In this chapter we will be going over the mods and upgrades that we have done to the car. First up are tires… We can not race the car on the stock tires and expect to do well, so some new […]

Unboxed! : Axial SCX10 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited C/R Edition RTR

The C/R Edition is the newest flavor of the ever-popular Axial SCX10 line of scale crawling trail trucks. Below is some information from the initial press release. Axial’s latest offering is a Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon featuring components that are considered the hottest in the aftermarket arena. Rigid Industries is one of the most popular […]

Tamiya DF03 MS: Can it Compete Part 2, Electronics

Here we are ready to go ahead and start part two in the series “Can it Compete?” In part two we will be talking about electronics and how we installed them in our Tamiya DF-03 MS. Lets get started shall we? Above pictured is the DF-03 roller and a Peak Powermax 2s 45c stick lipo. […]

The CowRC RC10 Speed Project

[youtube][/youtube] This story starts without warning, like most fun and exciting stories. It was a warm sunny day in Southern California and I was out in the my shop working away on some kind of RC project, when I get a call from Heath at Cow RC. Heath tells me he has a new, in […]

Tamiya TXT-2 Agrios Monster Truck Build Up

There’s nothing quite as awesome in this hobby to me as a Tamiya Monster Truck. You’ve seen us build a few in the past including a super-over-the-top Modified Clodbuster as well as a Stock Super Clodbuster. This time around we are tackling their other solid axle beast, the Tamiya TXT2 Agrios. This truck features dual […]

Installing Pro-Line SC10 Body Mount Kit and EVO SC Body

So after 2 years of running nothing but the stock body on my Team Associated SC10, I figured it was time to try one of the newest designs out there. The Pro-Line EVO SC body not only is stylish, but functional. It has a TON of ventilation holes that can be cutout to remove the […]

Tamiya DF03 MS: Can it Compete Part 1, The Build

Back in early December I posted a teaser pic of the Tamiya DF03-MS with a title “Can It Compete?” I finally got around to building it. First off I would like to thank Calvin Hall, owner and operator of REDNECK RC for sponsoring this article series. Calvin at Redneck is one of the best in […]

Diggity Designs DC4 Limited Edition TC4 Conversion

So a few of us were sitting around at the local track bench racing, and the topic of “Can old cars compete with new cars” came up. Of course the most common response is “No way”, or “If the old cars were so good, why are there new ones?”.  I was one of the few […]

Tamiya DF03 MS: Can it Compete Teaser

With the growing popularity of the 4wd buggy class at my local track, REDNECK HOBBY I wanted to get in on the action. I wanted to do it in true Geo fashion, take something no one else had and make it work. So with the recent release of the Tamiya DF03-MS (# 84370) the choice […]

Upgrading the Tamiya Avante 2011: Part 2

Here we are with the third installment of “Project Avante”. The first article was a simple build up and the second was the installation of the upgraded electronics and better tires. Now thanks to the generous sponsorship of RCMART.COM we can continue on with the third article, HOP UPS! These parts were chosen as ones […]

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