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Preview: Team Durango 2WD Stadium Truck and Short Course Truck

While we haven’t heard anything official about these yet, the folks over at Tower Hobbies just posted a few pictures of two new trucks about to be released by Team Durango. The DEST201R Stadium Truck and DESC201R Short Course truck are apparently both based on Durango’s 2WD buggy platform and will be available for sale in mid July. Specs, pics and expected pricing after the jump!
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VBC Racing Wildfire 1/10 Touring Car

VBC Racing Wildfire Touring CarVBC Racing is proud to announce the debut of their new 1/10 scale touring car the Wildfire! The new VBC Wildfire features a race bred torsional chassis developed for maximum performance on tracks of all sizes and layouts. The main chassis and upper deck were developed using a highly sophisticated CAD system which simulates actual chassis roll during high and low speed corners on various tracks. The chassis shape was then designed to provide enough flex for fast corners while remaining rigid in the straight line.
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Avid Titanium Shock Pins For SC10 4×4, RC8.2, RC8.2e

Avid Titanium Shock Pins RC8.2, RC8.2e, SC10 4x4Avid just released a new part for you Team Associated vehicle owners. These new titanium shock pins replace the stock units in your SC10 4×4, RC8.2 and RC8.2e. Not only are they lighter than the stock shock pins but they’re nearly bulletproof too! Avid had the racer in mind when designing these as they are center drilled to help locate calipers for precise droop and shock length measurements.
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Duratrax Releases Four New 1/10 Buggy Tires

Duratrax Persuader 1/10 Buggy Rear TireDuratrax just informed us of their four new tire choices for you 1/10 buggy racers. They include three new rear tires dubbed the Equalizer, Persuader and Shotgun, and one front tire option called Ribz. The new tires are available separately or mounted on white dish wheels designed to fit most popular 1/10 scale buggies. They come in two different compounds, C2 soft and C3 super soft, and include foam inserts. Pricing for these new 1/10 buggy tires range from $21-22 for pairs mounted on wheels or $15-16 for the unmounted variety. They are expected to hit hobby shop shelves this June.
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RC4WD Lexan Windows For Tamiya Wrangler and Tundra

RC4WD Tamiya Jeep Wrangler Lexan WindowsThanks to their scale realism Tamiya’s hard bodies have become extremely popular in the scale crawler community. One problem though, they all have dark smoked windows that don’t allow you to see the truck’s scale interior. The solution? RC4WD’s new lexan windows designed to fit the Tamiya Jeep Wrangler and Toyota Tundra bodies.

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RC4WD Big Boss Fender Flares For Tamiya Clod Buster Body

Looking for that finishing touch for your Clod Buster body based trail truck? How about a way to set your Clod apart from the crowd? Well it looks like RC4WD has what you’re looking for. These new Big Boss Fender Flares from RC4WD are made of a durable rubber material and include mounting hardware for bolting them directly to your Clod body.
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RC4WD 3.8″ Mickey Thompson Baja Claw Tires

RC4WD recently announced the release of their largest set of officially licensed Mickey Thompson Baja Claw tires, these ones designed for Traxxas style 3.8″ wheels. Check out the pics after the jump!
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Tamiya Lotus 120B F1 F104W

It’s been a busy few weeks for Tamiya with yet another new model coming down the pipeline. The newest one being the Tamiya Team Lotus 102B Formula One car. Tamiya had actually released this body on the earlier F101 platform but the new model utilizes Tamiya’s proven F104W chassis for maximum performance.
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Tamiya TA05 VDFII Drift Chassis

Tamiya recently revealed an updated version of their popular TA05 VDF drift chassis. The TA05 VDFII features a new chassis layout with the dual upper frames replaced by one single frame rail to allow greater roll flexibility. The carbon fiber lower chassis plate has also been redesigned to aid in chassis flex. Tamiya also chose to revamp the VDFII’s Triple belt drive system with a new aluminum motor bulkhead with a lower spur gear poisition for a better center of gravity. Just like its predecessor, the new VDF II chassis also comes with high-spec parts such as TRF dampers, short reversible suspension arms, front ball differential, and rear direct coupling.
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Tamiya Officially Announces Bullhead Re-release

Last month there was some speculation that the Tamiya Bullhead monster truck would be making a reappearance in the RC world and today Tamiya has officially announced its re-release! While the new Tamiya Bullhead remains mostly unchanged from the original it now includes a Tamiya TEU-106BK twin motor electronic speed control which replaces the original’s mechanical unit. Read more…

 
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