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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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What You Need For A Clean Car

How do you keep your car clean? I suppose the most simple and basic answer to this would be to just leave it at home… on the shelf… where it’s dusted regularly… But, somehow I feel that our editor had a bit more in mind about this article so I guess I’ll take it a different direction in search of a ‘good guy’ award.

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Get More Snap – Nitro Engine Clutch Tuning For Buggy – Truggy and More

Nitro Engine Clutch Tuning

When fine tuning 1/8 buggies and trucks, most drivers begin with shock oils, camber, toe, tires, and so on. Often overlooked is a very important and useful tuning option on a car, the clutch. A clutch offers a variety of tuning options for different circumstances, but like the rest of the car it requires good maintenance to perform at its best.

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B5 to B5M CE Conversion

When Team Associated released the RC10B5 and B5M, the RC community was in shock that AE released two cars for specific types of tracks rather than just one buggy for all purpose use. There were mixed emotions from some who did not want to buy two kits and two sets of electronics to run the AE cars.

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Arrma Typhon Hop Up – 3 Upgrade Ideas

Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades: Arrma Typhon 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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Team Associated SC10 Hop Up

Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades: Team Associated SC10 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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Putting the scale in a scaler- who’s driving?

We have a “crime” problem in the RC world today and I have to admit that I have committed this serious crime myself. What could this horrific act be? Posting videos of scale RC crawlers... with nobody driving them! What do you see when you look in the windows of your scaler? I hope it doesn’t look like mine.

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Get That Pro Decal Look – Sticker Tips & Tricks

Apply Decals

The terms sticker and decal are used interchangeably these days. Here we are talking specifically about graphic designs and/or words that have an adhesive on one side with a backing paper that is peeled off before application.

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Safety First – Lipo Battery Tips and Tricks For Charging, Balancing and Storage

LiPo Balance-Charger-safety

Fear monger! I overheard a conversation regarding LiPo battery packs that almost came across as over the top and scary. By the end, the person asking the questions and looking to make some educated purchases, decided old style NiMH battery packs were the only option because of safety concerns. This may seem extreme to any long time RC enthusiast.

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Vaterra 1986 Chevrolet K-5 Blazer Ascender Hop Up

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 …

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