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Team Associated Factory Team F6 Formula 1 Build

Team Associated Factory Team F6 Online Build

I love all kinds of motorsports, but Formula 1 is probably my favorite. The cars are wicked fast, look amazingly sleek and can corner faster than anything else out there. I guess that’s why I really love the 1:10 scale F1s as well. So, of course, there’s no surprise that I had a grin on my face from ear to …

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RC4WD Trail Finder 2 LWB Trail Truck Build

RC4WD Trail Finder 2 LWB Trail Truck Build

I’ve always been a fan of RC4WD’s Trail Finder 2 truck; the scale realism, aftermarket support and, of course, the bad-ass Toyota body. When the LWB (Long WheelBase) version hit our shores, I knew it was time to add one to my collection; I’ve never had a hard body vehicle before and, well, this one is simply gorgeous! I also …

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Tekno RC EB48.4 1:8 Scale E-Buggy Build

Tekno RC EB48.4 1:8 Scale E-Buggy Build

Tekno RC’s EB48 platform has been coming on strong over the past couple years. Their newest buggy has added a .4 to the name and features a slew of improvements over earlier models. Of course we were stoked to get one not just to review, but to post up an online build to help those that might need building tips. …

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Tamiya TA07 Pro Online Build

Review: Tamiya TA07 Pro Touring Car

Tamiya’s TA07 Pro is the newest in a long line of budget onroaders geared to those wanting the thrill of onroad racing without having to shell out the big bux for a high-end TC. However, this car has seen some serious potential on the track, with more and more drivers gravitating from their current Tamiya rides over to this new …

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Team Associated RC10B6D 2WD Buggy Build

Team Associated RC10B6D 2WD Buggy Build

The B6D is Team Associated’s next-gen competition 2WD buggy. It’s seen some major updates over the B5 series and comes in two flavors; a carpet version (B6) and a dirt version (B6D). Both are similar in design but each has been optimized for their specific surface. CompetitionX was lucky enough to get their hands on a B6D complete with a …

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Team Associated TC7 Touring Car Build

Team Associated TC7 Touring Car Build

The TC7 is Team Associated’s latest asphalt blazer, and we got our hands on one to do a full online build. Included in this build will be a full set of Reedy electronics, a Futaba radio system and LRP tires … yes, I said LRP. Topping off the build is a Protoform Mazda6 GX body painted by the World-famous Larry …

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Team Associated T5M Stadium Truck Build

Team Associated T5M Stadium Truck Build

It was only a matter of time until the brilliant mid-motor design of Team Associated’s B5M made its way to their Stadium Truck. This truck features all of the same goodness as the buggy but in a longer, wider form. It’s handling is excellent and it jumps like a gazelle, making it one of the best Stadium Trucks I’ve ever …

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Axial Yeti XL Build

Axial Yeti XL Build

Axial has done a great job at focusing their efforts towards scale releases. Their line of scale trail trucks has been hugely popular, so it was a nice change to see them venture off and build a rock racer like the Yeti. However, Axial’s forward thinking not only gave us a 1/10 scale Yeti, the also bumped that business up …

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Team C TM4 Buggy Build

Team C TM4 Buggy Build

When you think of 1:10 scale 4WD buggies, your mind probably heads right for big dogs like Team Associated, TLR, Kyosho and maybe even XRay. Team C may not be a household name, but their 4WD buggy, the TM4, is putting down some hot laps and having those other guys take notice. We’ve got our hands on the TM4 for …

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Team Associated B5M Buggy Build

Team Associated B5M Buggy Build

The B5 has been one of the most exciting products from Team Associated in a long time. This buggy has been re-designed from the ground up with every part scrutinized and optimized to make it the best 2WD buggy on the planet. Instead of creating one car that can be transformed to work in mid- or rear-motor form, the engineers …

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