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Tune with Ride Height

Tune with Ride Height

Most of us take our ride height for granted. We read the manual, or take the even lazier route and follow someone else’s setup and forget it. We check it now and again (or never), and just keep running the …

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Cheap trick to lower your truck

Street SC Truck

So let’s say you’ve got the urge to pound some pavement, but the only weapons in your arsenal are all purpose-built off-road vehicles. Tons of ground clearance and suspension travel certainly have their rightful place on any dirt track or …

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Sanding Rubber Tires with Muchmore’s Power Truer 2

Muchmore Power Truer 2 Rubber Tire Sander

I’ve been a touring car guy since the first day that segment hit the industry. I love the speed, the handling and most of all, the look! I also enjoy, at times, the work involved in getting the maximum performance …

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Gluing Tires with Zap Rubberized CA Glue

Gluing Tires with Zap Rubberized CA Glue

It may not be a favorite RC task for most of us but we will all need to glue up some new tires at some point in our RC careers. Zap has introduced rubberized CA glue that won’t become brittle …

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Install STRC upgrades on the Axial SCX10 Rubicon

SCX10 Rubicon

The Axial SCX10 platform comes with a variety of bodies to fit the tastes of trail truck adventurers. But the ability for drivers to customize and make the machines their own doesn’t stop there. Many modify their trucks with modeling …

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Install DE Racing SC10/SC10.2 Chassis Brace

Install DE Racing SC10/SC10.2 Chassis Brace

For those hardcore Team Associated SC10 owners that are extremely rough on their short course trucks, there is a product from DE Racing that you need to keep your truck ready for action. The DE Racing Chassis brace is a …

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Basic Engine Tuning: Know Your Needles

Basic Engine Tuning: Know Your Needles

Have you ever seen “The Clapper”? You know, that thing they advertise on TV to turn your electrical appliance on by simply clapping your hands. Wouldn’t it be great if you could just clap your hands and your nitro engine …

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Short Course Tire Mounting 101

Short Course Tire Mounting 101

Mounting tires is nothing new; mounting them the correct way is a whole different story. While there is, I’m sure, hundreds of different tire mounting articles out there, this subject is always safe to revisit with all the new easy-to-use technology out there to get the job done. I’ve put together a short How To regarding the mounting of 1/10th scale Short Course tires.

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Install an Upgrade RC Wrap on the Losi 5IVE-T

Install an Upgrade RC Wrap on the Losi 5IVE-T

Being a 1/5-scale junkie, when the news hit that Losi was releasing the 5IVE-T, I knew I had to have one! Lucky for me, Losi caught wind that I had won a few 1/5-scale Nationals and decided they would let …

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Make your own Mini-T Track

Make your own Mini-T Track!

The excitement of competition, the challenge of man vs. machine: Whatever the reason, RC is simply more fun when you drive on some sort of a track. It could range from a puny indoor oval to a highly technical outdoor …

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