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How To: Glue Truck Tires

How to glue tires is what we could consider a classic. It used to be an absolutely essential RC skill, but pre-mounted or pre-glued tires took this task off many people’s to-do list. I don’t think too many people missed it, but now that short course is the dominant segment and just about every short…

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RC4WD Predator Tracks

The crawling community is starting to buzz about these upcoming scale tank-style treads conversion for Axial axles. This recently released video has just increased the fervor. RC4WD says they will be available soon and will also be available for additional applications. Check out the video:

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Team Losi Racing 22T Preview

Before nitro dominated the racing scene and long before short course took over every track and turned the hobby back to electric, stadium trucks were the popular weekend warrior class. Unlike short course trucks with their scale appeal, stadium trucks only marginally resemble full-size race trucks. But what they lack in realism, they more than…

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Gmade R1 Rock Racer Review

  “That’s pretty sick!” That’s the reaction most people have when they check out the R1. Then they often ask who makes it. The answer is Gmade. Located in Korea, Gmade is a relatively unknown company among non-rock crawlers—even though it has been around since 2004.  Some people—those uninitiated to crawling—also often ask what exactly…

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Monster Truck Shock Tuning

Most people, when they get some RC experience, develop a pretty good understanding of how a suspension works. Understanding, however, may not be the ideal word to use as it implies they know exactly what’s going on and are tuning correctly.  Read on and see if you’re getting things right when tuning the suspension on…

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Big Air & Backflips

Go big or go home! That old saying is used in all sorts of motor sports and action sports, and it most certainly holds true for the addictive nature of jumping a RC monster truck. Once you get started in airborne antics, you will want more. Going big is easy—if you know what you’re doing….

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Short Course Racing Tips—5 Tips For Faster Laps

Anyone with any racing experience will tell you that jumping from class to class isn’t as easy as just selecting a new model on your transmitter and picking up a new truck. And, many people think that because the scale appeal of short course attracts so many newcomers to the hobby that the class is…

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Pro-Line Flo-Tek Chevy Silverado Short Course Body

Pro-Line has followed its quickly popular original Flo-Tek body with a Chevy Silverado 1500 version. As you’d expect from Pro-Line, it’s fully licensed, includes overspray film, decals and pre-cut window masks. You’ll have to cut out all those vent holes that make the Flo-Tek a Flo-Tek, but the extra effort yields a body that has no…

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