Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades
Here are our accessory and hop-up picks for today’s popular vehicles that can boost performance, durability and/or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.
This article was originally published in RC Driver’s February 2016 issue.
By Paul Onorato
TYPE: 1/10-scale 4WD scale electric RTR rock racer
PRICE: $429.99 (item no. AX90026)
HOP-UP: ST Racing Concepts CNC machined aluminum heatsink motor plate
PRICE: $21.99 (STA31107GM)
Help keep the motor running as efficiently as possible with this CNC machined aluminum heatsink motor plate. It will help dissipate the heat created by the motor.
HOP-UP: JConcepts Vengeance 2.2 Wheels
PRICE: $22.99 set of 4 (3374B)
Aftermarket wheels are such an easy and affordable way to quickly change the appearance of your Axial Yeti or any vehicle. The JConcepts Vengeance wheels come in a set of four and have a cool-looking silver and black finish with an 8-spoke pattern. They include offset adapters, plastic hexes, hardware and either open or solid center caps.
HOP-UP: ST Racing Concepts machined aluminum steering bellcrank set
PRICE: $49.99 (STA31122GM)
The stock steering system on the Yeti is made of plastic and can be upgraded to be more durable and precise with this 5-piece CNC machined aluminum steering bellcrank set from ST Racing Concepts. It is a direct bolt-on and is available in black, green, orange and gunmetal shown here.