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Pro-Line 2012 Bulldog Truggy Body

It appears the extremely cab forward bodies are the new standard and Pro-Line is not only giving racers what they want, but thinking forward to the 2012 race season with this new version of the Bulldog. It’s designed to fit the Hot Bodies D8T, but we’re sure other versions will be announced shortly. Pro-Line states…

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RPM Revolver Rims With Spline Drive

The fact that RPM is now offering short course rims isn’t too surprising, but is interesting is the introduction of what RPM is calling Spline Drive. Traditional hexes are notorious for rounding out and ruining both the hex and the rim. The Spline Drive replaces the hex with a what is essentially an eight point…

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Ride Height & Race Truck Handling

Wouldn’t you like a suspension setting that is easy to adjust and produces noticeable results? As you’ve probable guessed since it’s in the title of this tech article, I’m talking ride height. Ride height is an often overlooked tuning element, but it should be used more often and before tearing into most of the other…

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Racers Edge Pro2 Short Course Truck

Racers Edge may be best known for its accessories such as transport bags and batteries, but it has recently jumped into vehicles too. The Pro2 is, as the name indicates, a 2WD short course truck and seems like a pretty solid first offering. It’s RTR and features brushless power and a 2.4GHz radio system. The…

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Method RC Hellcat Type R Short Course Truck Body

You may not be too familiar with the Method RC brand, but the small company is loaded with passion and, well, brains. Method RC is hoping to break into the RC mainstream with its edgy-yet-functional designs. One of Method RC’s latest product is the Hellcat Type R. In addition to looking cool, the Hellcat is…

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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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MCD Racing Large Scale W5 Short Course Truck

MCD Racing has added to its lineup of large-scale vehicles with what it has dubbed a short course truck. The fact that it has desert truck style lights and rather unrealistic rims is noticed but irrelevant. What is important to note is that the W5 is 4WD like the Losi 5T and CEN Matrix 5-sc….

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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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