CompetitionX http://www.competitionx.com RC Car News, RC Car Reviews, Tuning and Builds Fri, 29 Jun 2018 01:45:40 +0000 en-US hourly 1 RPM Has Got Some New Pink For You! | CompetitionX http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/rpm-has-got-some-new-pink-for-you-competitionx/ http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/rpm-has-got-some-new-pink-for-you-competitionx/#respond Fri, 29 Jun 2018 01:45:40 +0000 http://www.competitionx.com/?p=36914 In keeping with the recent growth of gender diversity, RPM RC Products has added a touch of pink dye to some of it’s parts. These include quite a few Traxxas parts as well as their wildly popular Revolver wheels! Here’s the full line up (as of this writing): #70817 Traxxas Electric Rustler Rear Bumper – …

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RC4WD Late June Releases – 16 Cool Parts and a 1:14 Scale 8X8! | CompetitionX http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/rc4wd-late-june-releases-16-cool-parts-and-a-114-scale-8x8-competitionx/ http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/rc4wd-late-june-releases-16-cool-parts-and-a-114-scale-8x8-competitionx/#respond Fri, 29 Jun 2018 01:31:33 +0000 http://www.competitionx.com/?p=36894 It’s late June and you know what that means – more killer scale releases from RC4WD! Not only are there 16 new parts, we’ve also got a 1:14 Scale 8×8 Armageddon Hydraulic Dump Truck to show! Let’s get to the parts! RC4WD 1/14 8X8 Armageddon Hydraulic Dump Truck (FMX) Read about this item: https://store.rc4wd.com/114-8×8-Armageddon-Hydraulic-Dump-Truck-FMX_p_5307.html RC4WD …

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Pro-Line Racing Ambush MT 4×4 with Trail Cage – Pre-Built Roller | CompetitionX http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/pro-line-racing-ambush-mt-4x4-with-trail-cage-pre-built-roller-competitionx/ http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/pro-line-racing-ambush-mt-4x4-with-trail-cage-pre-built-roller-competitionx/#respond Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:36:56 +0000 http://www.competitionx.com/?p=36887 Pro-Line Racing is now offering the PRO-MT 4×4 in a Special Edition version – the Ambush MT 4×4! This rig comes as a roller, meaning it’s fully assembled from the factory! It’s topped with a clear PL Super Scale Ambush body featuring a scale interior, seats and separate dash. This rig also comes with PL’s …

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2018 U4RC Summer Nationals Wrap Up http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/2018-u4rc-summer-nationals-wrap-up/ http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/2018-u4rc-summer-nationals-wrap-up/#comments Wed, 27 Jun 2018 21:52:54 +0000 http://www.competitionx.com/?p=36871 Capping off a great SoCal U4RC Summer Series was the 2018 U4RC Summer Nationals held at Cherry Valley RC Raceway. The actual race was Saturday, however the track was available on Friday for open practice. I’m glad I spent the extra time because Chris (the owner) had re-worked areas of the track, in some ways …

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Axial SCX10 II 1969 Chevrolet Blazer RTR http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/axial-scx10-ii-1969-chevrolet-blazer-rtr/ http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/axial-scx10-ii-1969-chevrolet-blazer-rtr/#respond Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:19:41 +0000 http://www.competitionx.com/?p=36864 I love the SCX10 II platform, but one thing that has always bummed me a bit was all the Jeep bodies. Well, the crew over Axial has hit this new release out of the park – check out the Axial SCX10 II 1969 Chevrolet Blazer RTR! This body is gorgeous, featuring a stunning look that …

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SoCal U4RC Summer Series 2018 – Round 6 – Apple Valley Raceway http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/socal-u4rc-summer-series-2018-round-6-apple-valley-raceway/ http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/socal-u4rc-summer-series-2018-round-6-apple-valley-raceway/#comments Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:02:21 +0000 http://www.competitionx.com/?p=36831 The final round, Round 6, of the SoCal U4RC 2018 Summer Series was held at Apple Valley Raceway in Apple Valley, California. In addition to the temps being up near the mid 90s, the race was also shaping up to be a pretty intense battle with multiple classes still up for grabs!! Before heading out …

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Review: RISE Indorfin 130 Brushless FPV Racing Drone http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/review-rise-indorfin-130-brushless-fpv-racing-drone/ http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/review-rise-indorfin-130-brushless-fpv-racing-drone/#respond Wed, 06 Jun 2018 20:51:52 +0000 http://www.competitionx.com/?p=36806 Words and Photos By Mini Guinea Mini and micro FPV rigs are all the rage these days. Just a few short years ago, everyone was running 240-250mm size drones, sporting 5-inch props and beefcake batteries, however, 3-inch machines (or smaller) are what nearly everyone wants currently. Keeping with the current trend, RISE has just released …

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RC4WD Early-June Releases – 9 Hot New Scalers Products http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/rc4wd-early-june-releases-9-hot-new-scalers-products/ http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/rc4wd-early-june-releases-9-hot-new-scalers-products/#respond Tue, 05 Jun 2018 21:43:48 +0000 http://www.competitionx.com/?p=36802 RC4WD has released 9 new scale items for the early part of June. We got wheels, CCHand items and even some sun glasses – let’s check them out! RC4WD LED Basic Lighting System for 1:18 BlackJack Body Set Read about this item: https://store.rc4wd.com/LED-Basic-Lighting-System-for-118-BlackJack-Body-Set_p_6935.html RC4WD XVD Axles for Leverage High Clearance Front Axle Read about this …

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Tamiya Land Rover Defender 90 (CC-01 Chassis) http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/tamiya-land-rover-defender-90-cc-01-chassis/ http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/tamiya-land-rover-defender-90-cc-01-chassis/#respond Tue, 05 Jun 2018 21:23:57 +0000 http://www.competitionx.com/?p=36790 Tamiya is bringing the CC-01 back again, this time topping it with a great looking Land Rover Defender 90 polycarbonate body. This Defender features a double wishbone front and 4-link rear suspension, all damped by Tamiya’s long-stroke, oil-filled shocks. Propeller shafts with universal joints are included to drive the 4WD system, typical for this platform. …

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SoCal U4RC Summer Series 2018 – Round 5 – Cherry Valley Raceway http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/socal-u4rc-summer-series-2018-round-5-cherry-valley-raceway/ http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/socal-u4rc-summer-series-2018-round-5-cherry-valley-raceway/#respond Wed, 16 May 2018 16:47:50 +0000 http://www.competitionx.com/?p=36639 For Round 5 of the 2018 SoCal U4RC Summer Series, we made our final visit to Cherry Valley RC Raceway located in, of course, Cherry Valley CA. The weather report (a couple days before) stated a high of 68ish and cloudy, however when we got there it was hovering right around 52° with a slight …

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