Sunday, April 22, 2018

Team Associated Factory Team T4.2 Build – Transmission

Team Associated Factory Team T4.2 Build

The Build – Part 3 Part 3 of this build revolves around the transmission of the T4.2. This is one of the best transmissions out there and is extremely easy to build. Build Notes: Take your time building the differential. …

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Team Associated Factory Team T4.2 Build – Front Suspension

Team Associated Factory Team T4.2 Build

The Build – Part 2 The front suspension of the Factory Team T4.2 is similar to the rest of the B/T series; dual bellcrank, long, ‘gull-wing’ suspension arms and adjustable camber, caster, toe and roll centers. The FT T4.2 does …

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Team Associated Factory Team T4.2 Build – Steering

Team Associated Factory Team T4.2 Build

The Build – Part 1 The steering is typically the first part of almost every build, and the FT T4.2 is no different. It’s simple and straightfoward. Let’s get to it. Build Notes: The instructions show the addition of the …

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Killerbody Ultra-Realistic Bodies and Accessories

Killerbody Ultra-Realistic Bodies and Accessories

Taking it to the Next Level in Scale Detail Through the doors of the RC Driver office pass countless numbers of cool RC products, but they are not always very original. When innovative products do arrive, the editors stop everything …

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GH Hobby Aluminum 48P/64P Pinion Gauge/Camber Gauge

GH Hobby Aluminum 48P/64P Pinion Gauge/Camber Gauge

If you’re reading this post, chances are you’re into RC and, if you’re into RC, chances are you’ve had an electric RC car of some sort at some time. If you’ve said yes to both of those, then is safe …

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RPM Low Visibility Wheelie Bars for Traxxas Slash 2WD/4WD

RPM Low Visibility Wheelie Bars for Traxxas Slash 2WD/4WD

Putting big horsepower in your Traxxas Slash 2WD or 4WD is always fun. Heck, I have 2 or 3 of my own that have more power in them that most of my modified touring cars. The big difference between these …

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RC TEN – A Legend in Multiple Industries

RC TEN - A Legend in Multiple Industries

When you hear the words RC10 (or RC TEN), I’m sure the first thing that your brain spits out is an image of Team Associated’s legendary gold-anodized RC10 Buggy. Why? Simply because it’s an iconic representation of our hobby or …

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Duratrax Nissan GT-R

Duratrax Nissan GT-R

Style, performance and horsepower, these are just some of the attributes of the popular Nissan GT-R sports car. It seems all too natural that a top-end manufacturer would create a radio control version of this too-hot-to tame, full-sized dream car. …

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UPS Delivery: Racers Edge Goodies!

UPS Delivery: Racers Edge Goodies!

Nothing brightens up a day more than Vince the UPS guy stopping his truck right in front of the house. In fact, he stops here so often that my dog, Bailey, recognizes the sound of his truck and is at …

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Duratrax DXR8-E Buggy

Duratrax DXR8-E Buggy

Duratrax is on a new mission! Look what shows up the one day we take off, the new Duratrax DXR8-E 1/8 Brushless 4WD Race Roller buggy. Duratrax is currently undergoing a big identity and product change and so far we …

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MuchMore LiPo Cell Balancer

MuchMore LiPo Cell Balancer

As everyone knows (or SHOULD know), it is important to balance your LiPo packs while charging them. Failure to do this can ruin a LiPo pack or, even worse, have it go up in flames on your kitchen table (I …

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The 2012 Large Scale Nats are in the Books!

The 2012 Large Scale Nats are in the Books!

The 2012 Large Scale Nationals were held at Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino, CA. Through rain, sleet and snow (ok, just lots of rain and bitter cold temps), 91 drivers came out to thrown down on a great track …

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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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RC Driving 101

Second Nature…a term used to describe a task that you perform so often that you can do it without any conscious effort. For instance, operating a computer mouse is something most of us do without even thinking about it. But, …

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Ask Tony: Mounting Tires to Wheels

Ask Tony

Hey Tony- What is the proper method to mount and glue tires to wheels?

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