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 August 2016 issue.
TYPE: 1/8-scale 4WD electric RTR monster truck
PRICE: $359.99 (item no. 345392
HOP-UP: DHK motor cooling fan
PRICE: $9.67 (349503) Although the big brushless motor is fitted with an aluminum cooling fin heatsink, help it out by installing this motor cooling fan. The extra air directed over the heatsink will help it work more efficiently while the motor does its job at a lower temperature.
HOP-UP: DHK steering link
PRICE: $24.18 (349509)
Improve the handling of the big Maximus with this optional steering link upgrade complete with Ackermann adjustment. The extra mounting holes for the toe links will allow you to fine tune the truck to conquer the corners.
HOP-UP: DHK central diff gear
PRICE: $19.34 (349508)
When running on 4S LiPo over demanding terrain, consider upgrading the diff gear to an aluminum one. This zinc alloy gear will stand up better than the stock plastic unit. A pinion gear is included with the diff gear.