Friday , 16 November 2018

PROJECT VAULT

Project: Tamiya TA-07 Pro – My Road to the TCS (Tamiya Championship Series)

Project: Tamiya TA-07 Pro - My Road to the TCS (Tamiya Championship Series)

A long time ago, I competed in the TCS (Tamiya Championship Series) event – it was so long ago that I don’t even remember what car it was! I got the idea, though, to take …

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Project: Tamiya Ferrari EuroTruck – TT01E MAN TGS

Project: Tamiya Ferrari EuroTruck - TT01E MAN TGS

Tamiya’s MAN TGS EuroTruck has become a major hit in the US, popping up at almost every race track including the 2017 IIC (International Indoor Championships) held in Las Vegas! I’ve had one now for …

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Project: Team STRC Traxxas Slash 4×4 GT8/Rally Cross Conversion Kit

Project: Team STRC Traxxas Slash 4x4 GT8/Rally Cross Conversion Kit

From 4WD Short Course to 4WD Road Course I’m sure everyone reading these pages has, at one point, had an extra RC car lying around. You’ve made your first purchase based on speed or included …

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Project: Team Associated Rival Monster Jam Build

Project: Team Associated Rival Monster Jam Build

The Rival Enters The Monster Jam Arena! As we all know, monster trucks are big, burly behemoths with king-sized tires, flashy bodies and ridiculous power plants. Up until this point, monster trucks have been separated …

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Project: Axial SCX10 II Trail Truck Build – Part 1

Project: Axial SCX10 II Trail Truck Build

While I’m a racer at heart, there is a segment of RC that has successfully wedged its way into my RC timeline – scale trucks. I’ve been wheeling around a stock Axial Racing SCX10 II …

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Project: Ronshop Racing Losi 5IVE-T Late Model Build

Project: Ronshop Racing Losi 5IVE-T Late Model Build

I have been around large scale for a relatively short time, but have been into RC for quite a while. For me, this is what I would call my first large-scale build with all new …

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Project: HPI Desert Land Shark – RS4 Sport 3 FLUX Build

HPI RS4 Sport 3 FLUX Project Build

Words and Photos: Don Almeido Desert Land Shark The first written account of a shark attack is found in Herodotus’ (c. 484–425 B.C.) description of hordes of “monsters” devouring the shipwrecked sailors of the Persian …

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Project: Speed Passion LM-P Patron P-1

Speed Passion LM-P Patron P-1 Project

Words and Photos: Don Almeido Why build a pan car since the introduction of Speed Passion’s LM-1 back in 2014 never took off in the USA? My ongoing obsession with the 24 Hours of LeMans …

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Project: Axial Scale Trail Truck – SCX10 Custom Build

Project: Axial Scale Trail Truck - SCX10 Custom Build

Scale Trail Toy for the Axial West Coast Challenge 2011 Back in 2011, I was invited to attend Axial West Coast Challenge (AWCC) in Cisco Grove, California. I was there to both cover the event …

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Project: Traxxas Stampede 4×4 MTV

Project: Traxxas Stampede 4x4 MTV

MTV = Multi-Terrain Vehicle We do lots of projects all the time, and some take quite a while to ‘put together’. Your initial idea ends up being nothing like you thought, requiring even more time …

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