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Pro-Line Racing Flat Iron 1.9 XL Tires

Pro-Line is at it again . . . and we couldn’t be happier. These new Flat Iron XL tires are, as the name describes, extra large compared to the original Flat Iron tires. The XLs measure 4.76″ tall by 1.83″ wide. For reference, the original is 4.13″ tall and 1.81″ wide, which means the new…

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Axial Spawn Body

First seen on the RTR Wraith Spawn, Axial describes the Spawn body as a blend of classic feel and modern styling that gets influence from late-70s and early-80s designs. It is molded from clear 0.040″ clear Lexan and includes decals and window masks. It will fit the SCX10, Wraith and AX10. Shown on the Wraith,…

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STRC Machined Aluminum Center Driveshaft Splines for Axial SCX10 and Yeti
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STRC Machined Aluminum Center Driveshaft Splines for Axial SCX10 and Yeti

If you want to strengthen the drivetrain and put more power through on your Axial Yeti or SCX10, check out these new spline shafts from STRC.  These pieces are made of CNC-machined aluminum; they are a direct fit to the center drive shaft. This upgrade will help improve power transfer and eliminate some the flex…

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Tamiya Grand Hauler

If you don’t like Tamiya 1/14-scale tractor trucks, we probably can’t be friends. I absolutely dig these things, so I was thrilled to see Tamiya once again expand its lineup with the addition of the new Grand Hauler. This sleeper style body is my favorite of Tamiya’s offerings, so I’m especially happy with what I…

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Integy 8 Spoke AQ Style 1.9 Alloy Beadlock Wheels & All Terrain Tires Type IV Review

When it comes to wheels and tires for any RC, the choices you have are almost endless. Even when you break it down to the size by category that came stock with any RC vehicle, you can still find yourself overwhelmed. I’ve always believed that no matter how good or bad a RC body looks,…

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RC4WD Cutter Scale Driver Figure Review

Scale details are like tattoos and Pringles–odds are one ain’t going to cut it. And, one of the most must-have scale accessories is a driver figure. Makes sense because an empty driver’s seat in a moving vehicle isn’t exactly realistic. Well, just get a driver, right? Not so fast. Most scale drivers are sourced from the…

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Pro-Line Interco TSL SX Super Swamper XL 2.2 Tire Review

Pro-line has been making RC tires for a long time, so it’s no surprise you already know the name. You may also already know about their cool lineup of Super Swamper tires modeled after the popular real off-road tires. In this review we’re taking a look at the new Super Swamper XL 2.2” tires. As…

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Axial Speaks on What is Waterproof

At RC Truck Stop we’re in the content creation business. That said, every once in a while, we share some cool content from our, well, competitors (and friends) such as RC Soup. Seems odd, but we don’t have our head stuck in the sand pretending we’re the only RC website out there. There are others…

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Helios RC LED Light Bar V2 Review

Want to double your RC scale fun? Of course you do. Get some lights and keep running when the sun goes down. Not only do lights allow you do run at night, which is a whole lot of fun, but let’s be honest, they look cool. There are lots of vehicle LED lighting options out…

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In Search of . . . Yeti XL? What Does #YetiXL mean?

Forget the Sasquatch, Bigfoot and the Yeti, now the search is for #YetiXL! Axial Racing put out this cryptic message of #YetiXL with a few photos. So, what do you think it is? “XL” is pretty standard abbreviation for extra large, so one obvious possibility is an oversized or large-scale Yeti. Could Axial have developed…

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Axial Yeti Drivetrain Upgrades

That didn’t take long. Axial already has some hop ups for its still-new Yeti. The first offerings are all for the drivetrain, which is a pretty awesome place to start on a vehicle that takes a serious beating. The first part is a set of universal front axles. Universal axles, compared to dog bone axles, provide smoother,…

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Axial Yeti Pre-run Checklist

As one of the more unique releases of 2014, the Axial Yeti rock racer has garnered a whole lot interest. Enthusiasts have been clamoring for this vehicle since it was first announced. Now the much-anticipated Yeti is starting get in those eager hands and to support its customers and preemptively answer some possible questions, Axial…

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Axial Ram Power Wagon SCX10

It appears Axial is listening to its customers (and the scale rock crawling community as a whole) and will be dishing out, what we’re guessing, will an SCX10 based on a full-size pick-up, the Ram Power Wagon. It also appears you be able to modify the body by removing the bed and replacing it with…

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Vaterra 1986 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Ascender Scale Truck

As soon as Horizon Hobby launched the all-new Vaterra brand (only about a year and a half ago) and the rock crawling community got a look at its Twin Hammers release, there has been a clamor for a traditional scale truck. As overall well received as the Twin Hammers has been, “Yeah, that’s cool, but…

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STRC Carbon-Steel Universal Center Driveshaft Kit for Axial Wraith Review

If you have upgraded the motor in your Axial Wraith you may have come across the “pretzel effect.” You know; it’s what your stock drive shafts look like after too much power and tough terrain come together. It’s not a pretty sight. If this has happened to you, it’s time to upgrade those driveshafts to…

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