CompetitionX http://www.competitionx.com RC Car News, RC Car Reviews, Tuning and Builds Thu, 24 May 2018 03:20:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 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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JConcepts Pre-Cut Chassis Protector for the Team Associated B6.1 http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/jconcepts-pre-cut-chassis-protector-for-the-team-associated-b6-1/ http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/jconcepts-pre-cut-chassis-protector-for-the-team-associated-b6-1/#respond Tue, 08 May 2018 16:29:14 +0000 http://www.competitionx.com/?p=36632 Want to protect the shiny underside of your brand new Team Associated B6.1? Then you’re going to want one of these cool pre-cut chassis protector sheets from JConcepts! Made from a durable material, these adhesive-backed sheets are designed to peel, align and stick right to your B6.1 chassis. Not only do they look great, they …

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RC4WD Mid-May Releases – 7 Hot New Scale Products! http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/rc4wd-mid-may-releases-7-hot-new-scale-products/ http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/rc4wd-mid-may-releases-7-hot-new-scale-products/#respond Tue, 08 May 2018 16:11:07 +0000 http://www.competitionx.com/?p=36622 RC4WD has released 7 new cool scale items – something for your 1:18 Gelande II and Traxxas TRX-4! RC4WD D90 Body Set for the 1:18 Gelande II Read about this item: https://store.rc4wd.com/RC4WD-D90-Body-Set-for-118-Gelande-II-Blue_p_6883.html RC4WD Aluminum Rock Slider Set for the Traxxas TRX4 Read about this item: https://store.rc4wd.com/Aluminum-Rock-Slider-Set-for-Traxxas-TRX4_p_6908.html RC4WD 1;10 Scale Military Storage Box Read about this …

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How To: Install a Lift Kit on the RC4WD Trail Finder 2 LWB http://www.competitionx.com/beginners-guide-to-rc/how-to-install-a-lift-kit-on-the-rc4wd-trail-finder-2-lwb/ http://www.competitionx.com/beginners-guide-to-rc/how-to-install-a-lift-kit-on-the-rc4wd-trail-finder-2-lwb/#respond Mon, 30 Apr 2018 23:23:45 +0000 http://www.competitionx.com/?p=36591 How To: Install a Lift Kit on the RC4WD Trail Finder 2 LWB The RC4WD Trail Finder 2 (TF2) LWB (Long WheelBase) is a fantastic truck right out of the box. Even with its leaf spring setup, it’s quite capable of traversing some of the most difficult terrain. There is an added challenge to leaf …

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Castle Creations Bluetooth Programming Adapter http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/castle-creations-bluetooth-programming-adapter/ http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/castle-creations-bluetooth-programming-adapter/#comments Mon, 30 Apr 2018 16:29:49 +0000 http://www.competitionx.com/?p=36587 Ever wonder how easy it would be to make modifications to your Castle Creations ESC without the use of your computer? Maybe make some quick changes while out in the field? Well now you can – introducing Castle’s new Bluetooth Programming Adapter! This tiny controller plugs inline between your Castle ESC and the receiver and, …

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SoCal U4RC Summer Series 2018 – Round 4 – Apple Valley Raceway http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/socal-u4rc-summer-series-2018-round-4-apple-valley-rc-raceway/ http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/socal-u4rc-summer-series-2018-round-4-apple-valley-rc-raceway/#respond Wed, 25 Apr 2018 22:00:52 +0000 http://www.competitionx.com/?p=36542 Race 4 of the 2018 U4RC Summer Series had us heading back to Apple Valley RC – yes, I actually made it to the correct track the first time (see my Race 3 post where I screwed up my locations). The weather report speculated a bit more heat than past races, so not only was …

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Pro-Line Racing BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain KM3 1.9″ G8 Rock Terrain Tires http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/pro-line-racing-bfgoodrich-mud-terrain-km3-1-9-g8-rock-terrain-tires/ http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/pro-line-racing-bfgoodrich-mud-terrain-km3-1-9-g8-rock-terrain-tires/#respond Mon, 23 Apr 2018 23:05:07 +0000 http://www.competitionx.com/?p=36572 Ready to mount some sick BFG’s onto your rig? Then you’ll want to check out Pro-Line’s new BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain KM3 1.9″ G8 Rock Terrain Tires! Beautifully modeled after the full-size tire, these BFGs stand 4.75″ tall and 1.77″ wide and feature Pro-Line’s ‘3rd Generation Mud Traction Technology’. This tech helps the tire to self-clean itself …

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Axial SCX10 II Deadbolt RTR http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/axial-scx10-ii-deadbolt-rtr/ http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/axial-scx10-ii-deadbolt-rtr/#respond Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:25:00 +0000 http://www.competitionx.com/?p=36535 Axial has added another Deadbolt to their lineup, this time sitting atop their excellent SCX10 II platform. This rig also includes Axial’s new single-piece AR44 axles, a new part that has increased ground clearance and durability over the multi-piece unit. An AX10 transmission is at the heart of this truck, powered by a 35T brushed …

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PROTOform 1969 Chevrolet Camaro VTA Body http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/protoform-1969-chevrolet-camaro-vta-body/ http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/protoform-1969-chevrolet-camaro-vta-body/#respond Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:12:33 +0000 http://www.competitionx.com/?p=36533 Looking to top your VTA ride with something new and cool? Then you’re going to LOVE PROTOform’s 1969 Chevrolet Camaro VTA body! This body is pulled from thick Lexan and the lines on it are simply stunning. It is designed to fit 190mm touring cars (within the VTA rules) but can also be set atop …

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How To: Turn you House Racer into a Mouse Racer – Flipping the Motors on Your RISE Vusion House Racer http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/how-to-turn-your-house-racer-into-a-mouse-racer-flipping-the-motors-on-your-rise-vusion-house-racer/ http://www.competitionx.com/news-feed/how-to-turn-your-house-racer-into-a-mouse-racer-flipping-the-motors-on-your-rise-vusion-house-racer/#respond Thu, 05 Apr 2018 16:50:06 +0000 http://www.competitionx.com/?p=36510 Turning the House Racer into a Zippy Mouse Racer Words and Stuff by: Mini Guinea FPV is quickly becoming the most popular facet of drone flight and many a new pilot owe their flying skills to the RISE House Racer. I have had a few of them personally and they really can’t be beat for …

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