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Nitro RC Cars – Running in the 90s

November 14, 2009 by  
Filed under Racing – Nitro rc cars racing and running in the 1990s. This event was covered by Radio Control Car Action magazine and was in their 1997 issue. This is the Kyosho World Cup 1997 finals won by Team Philippines. Here they do a lemans start where pitcrew run to the cars, pull start the engine […]

Cheapest Nitro RC Cars

November 12, 2009 by  
Filed under Featured, Nitro

Hi, here is my list of ready to run nitro rc cars and buggies, sorted from cheapest to most expensive. Please note price is approximate, might vary depending on your hobby shop.   Company On/Off Road Scale Category Model Price Duratrax Off Road 1/10 Stadium Nitro Evader ST $249 Duratrax Off Road 1/10 Buggy Nitro Evader […]

Nitro RC Cars – Racing Inside a Mall

November 9, 2009 by  
Filed under Nitro

Have you ever seen nitro rc cars racing inside a mall? Neither have I in my 32 years enjoying this hobby. But yesterday I was fortunate enough to be part of an rc race that was held inside Mall of Asia. Classes were electric (4wd, rally, monster truck, short course) and believe it… 1/8 scale […]

Comparison of Nitro RC Cars

November 2, 2009 by  
Filed under Nitro

Here is a comparison of nitro powered on road rc cars from popular companies. Updated as of Nov 2009. Company Scale Category Model Drive Speed HPI 1/10 Touring Nitro RS4 RTR 3 Evo 4wd 81kph HPI 1/10 Drift Nitro 3 Drift 4wd   Traxxas 1/10 Touring Nitro 4-TEC 3.3. 4wd 70mph CEN 1/10 Touring CT5 […]

HPI Nitro RS4 RTR 3 Evo

October 29, 2009 by  
Filed under HPI Racing, Nitro

81km/h is how fast HPI’s nitro rs4 evo can run. Highlights include a powerful T3.0 nitro engine, shaft drive 4wd, oil filled shocks, 2 speed transmission, aluminum tuned exhaust pipe and chrome wheels. The HPI Nitro RS4 is ready to run (rtr) and comes with a radio gear, HPI T3.0 engine with RotoStart. Below is […]

Kyosho Nitro RC Cars

October 29, 2009 by  
Filed under Kyosho, Nitro

One of the leading Japanese companies when it comes to nitro rc cars. Kyosho has a lot of on-road nitro cars, sometimes it can get confusing given the wide variety of choices. FW-06 Series (Good for Beginners) Models to choose from include an Aston Martin DBR9, Porsche 911 GT3 RSR, AMB-Mercedes C-Klasse DTM and a […]

Nitro RC Cars

October 28, 2009 by  
Filed under Nitro

My favourite is still nitro rc cars. Nothing can replace the excitement, smell and realism. With races lasting 30 to 60 minutes, I definitely get my driving “fix” for the day. Companies Popular companies are CEN, HPI, Kyosho, Tamiya, Serpent, Mugen, Traxxas and Team Associated to name a few. And luckily most offer “ready to […]