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Upgrade Your Traxxas Slash Axles – Pro-Line Racing Pro-Spline HD Axle Install

Traxxas Slash Pro-Line HD Axles

So it’s that time, you’ve added more power to your Traxxas Slash and you’re noticing the stock slider shafts twisting or worse, the universals keep popping out of the yoke. It happens, but luckily there are plenty of upgrade options …

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Don’t Make These 5 RC Car Maintenance Mistakes

Vehicle maintenance is a task that often gets 'put off' for one reason or another. However, to keep our vehicles in top condition, preventative maintenance is something we all must do between enjoyable sessions of racing or running our vehicles! Here are a few tips that will keep you running your vehicles rather than working on them.

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Drivetrain Maintenance

Part of owning an RC vehicle is performing maintenance to keep it running at its absolute best. Wrenching on your ride is actually one of the aspects that makes RC so much fun. Not only are you keeping your car operating at its best, but it also gets you familiar with how it works.

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Installing Gear Head RC Lights on the Axial Yeti XL

I really enjoy my Axial Yeti XL and wherever I take it, it constantly gathers a crowd. People seem to love its enormous size as well as its alarming amount of power! While I don’t run it on 6S much anymore (it was scaring the local children as well as many small animals), I figured it was time to start investing in some hop-ups to bolster its wow factor even more.

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Getting Into Electric RC Cars

If the time has come for you to get your first hobby grade electric RC car and be permanently finished with lackluster toy store cars that are short on performance, durability and upgradability, this guide is for you. The best thing to do is not to just jump right in and buy the first thing you find.

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10 tips for a race-ready RTR

You bought your electric RTR (ready to run) short course truck because you just wanted to play in dirt lots and go fast. But you didn’t count on the racing bug biting you so soon. Do you need to give up on the RTR to buy another vehicle to race? No, sir!

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Gimme Space – Building Your Own RC Workshop How To

A workspace can be something as simple as a bench in your garage or basement, or something as extravagant as an all new exterior building for your hobby. We’ve tried to work in the garage (living in Florida that’s rarely an option without having heat stroke), and our home doesn’t have a basement either.

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Mini BlingZ LED Light Strips

We love our LEDs nowadays. Younger readers may not realize just how far LED technology has come, but LEDs have never been as small, bright, colorful, and efficient as they are now. They make our world much more vibrant and brightly lit, especially for the RC crowd, where weight and power consumption are always a concern. There are several companies producing lights specifically for RCs...

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ECX 1-8 Revenge Type E Hop Up

Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades:ECX 1-8 Revenge Type E Hop Up 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.

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Axial Yeti Hop Up

Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades: Axial Yeti Hop Up 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.

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Set Your RC Car’s Slipper Clutch for Success

Attached to the transmission of almost all 2WD electric off road vehicles, many 4WD electric monster trucks and some 4WD electric off road buggies is a slipper clutch. The slipper clutch has several useful purposes. It helps reduce wheel spin as your vehicle accelerates, something very useful on low traction surfaces.

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Arrma Raider Mega Hop Up

Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades: Arrma Raider Mega Hop Up 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.

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Quick Troubleshooting Secrets for Your RC Car or Truck

We’re going to take a look a common topic that comes up at any hobby shop: what is broken? It is a story many have heard time and time again. You're just driving along and suddenly your RC stops. Or an alltime favorite, it was working the last time I put it away. Tracking down what is really causing the problem can be a nightmare in itself.

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Hop Ups: Helion Animus 18SC & Hpi Crawler King

Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades: Helion Animus 18Sc | Hpi Crawler King upgrade 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.

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The Secret To Become A Better Driver – Practice Makes Perfect

RC DRiver Practice-Makes-Perfect

We’ve all heard the saying, “practice makes perfect,” which is very true, especially in the RC racing world. Even in other areas of this magazine you’ll read interviews with pro drivers who will tell you that you need lots of practice to place high at big races and be considered for sponsorships. But did you know that practice isn’t just about driving your car on the track?

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