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Bari Musawwir Wins 2012 Monster Jam Young Guns Shootout

Our friend and fellow RC’er, Bari Musawwir, has won the 2012 Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam Young Guns Shootout held at the World Finals XIII in Las Vegas. Bari, driver his Spider-Man truck, defeated Titan in Round 1 and then Stone Crusher in the Semi-Finals. That put Bari and Sider-man up against Nicole Johnson driving…

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Traxxas 1/16 Grave Digger Monster Jam Replica Review

All of the Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam trucks and drivers have passionate followers, but the top truck–the mightiest of the monsters–is none other than the legendary Grave Digger. Everyone loves Grave Digger, so there are likely going to be quite a few stoked fans out there when they learn that the fun doesn’t have…

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AJS Machine Updated Traxxas T-Maxx Stand

AJS Machine made a name for itself with its heavy duty aluminum truck stands. It looks like AJS Machine is staying true to its roots and offering up a stand compatible with the most current version of the Traxxas T-Maxx 3.3 monster truck. The 360 Stand gets its name from the fact that it can…

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Grave Digger Driver Randy Brown Talks Trucks

It’s undeniable. Grave Digger is the king of the monster trucks with the fans of Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam and is also easily one of the most recognizable vehicles on the planet. The man behind Grave Digger is the well-known Dennis Anderson, but he isn’t the only one behind the wheel of Grave Digger….

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No Limit R/C Updated Rules for R/C Monster Truck World Finals

No Limit R/C has announced new, updated rules for the upcoming R/C Monster Truck World Finals. The World Finals are an annual event held at Diggers Dungeon (home of the world famous Grave Digger monster truck) in Poplar Beach, NC. This year’s event May 25 to 27 (Memorial Day weekend). Competition includes classes for electric…

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Pro-Line ProTrac Kits for Traxxas Stampede 4X4 and Slash 4X4

The ProTrac suspension upgrade kit for the Traxxas Slash has been a popular item for those looking to improve the track prowess of this popular 2WD truck. Pro-Line recently unveiled two new kits in the ProTrac lineup. One includes arms and steering and camber links for the Traxxas Stampede 4X4 and another adds ProTrac offset…

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The Icons of Monster Trucks

Electric monster trucks! They’re cool–that’s for sure. But when I say those words, what immediately pops into your head? Your answer most likely depends on what RC generation you’re from. It could be argued that the 80’s and early 90’s is the most significant era of this class. Back then, the two big name, Tamiya…

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Monster Jam Spider-Man Driver Bari Musawwir Talks RC

To many in RC, Bari Musawwir is a bit of a legend. Not only is Bari the driver of the popular Spider-Man Monster Jam monster truck and the 2011 Monster Jam Rookie of the Year, but he actually got his start in professional full-size monster truck racing when he was discovered competing at an RC…

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Traxxas 1/16-scale Grave Digger

We can safely say that this one we saw coming and we have been asking Traxxas about it for a few months. Well, it’s official, Traxxas released a 1/16-version of Monster Jam’s famous Grave Digger! Good timing since this is the 30th anniversary of Dennis Anderson’s Grave Digger. It is based off the E-Revo platform,…

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Monster Trucker’s Guide to Metals

There are two ways to buy accessories or hop-ups for your RC monster truck: you can buy what looks cool or you can do some research and buy wisely. We highly suggest the latter, and doing said research one of the key features to look into is the material that the parts being considered are…

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HPI Special Edition 2012 Savage X 4.6 SE

All we really know is that it is really cool looking and probably not going to be available for a long run. Other than that, it appears to be mechanically the same as HPI’s stout Savage X 4.6 SE nitro monster truck. Learn more here.

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Tamiya Super Clod Buster Re-released

2012 is the 25th anniversary year of RC’s most famous scale monster truck, the Clod Buster, and Tamiya has re-released the Super Clod Buster. This truck features dual motors, 4-wheel steering and, of course, 4-wheel drive. The Super Clod Buster is available as a kit and now includes an electronic speed control.   Learn more…

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Traxxas Summit Gets a New Look

The Traxxas Summit is–as Traxxas puts it–an all-terrain vehicle. The big monster is well known for having differentials that can be locked and unlocked via the transmitter as well as a 2-speed transmission that functions in the same manner. Not only does this give the driver a heck of a lot of control, but it…

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The 5 Essential Monster Truck Modifications

One of the coolest things about our hobby-grade RC trucks is that we can upgrade them–a lot. We’re really only limited by our imagination as there is no shortage of hop-up parts out there. Because almost everyone has the need for speed, the most common modification people make is to install a faster motor. Even…

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Pro-Line ProTrac Suspension Traxxas Monster Jam Install & Review

Pro-Line–best known for tires and bodies–also has a respectable history of making aftermarket performance parts. During the reign of the Traxxas T-Maxx, Pro-Line’s MAXX suspension kit and Power Stroke shocks were the hot setup. In fact, the shocks were ahead of their time and close to drool worthy. Fast forward to the current era and…

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