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Rock Racing Tires

By Axial on Jan 07, 2016
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If you didn’t already know, tires make the single biggest difference in the overall performance of a competition vehicle. A fast motor will increase top speed, but if you want lower lap times, if you want to be in front … more


Rock Racing Setup – Key Elements

By Axial on Dec 16, 2015
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Rock racing combines rock crawling with off-road racing, and yet, it’s so incredibly different than either. It’s more brash and intense than technical rock crawling and it’s more about sudden bursts of speed than wide-open off-road racing. As such, setting … more


Budget-friendly Axial-based Monster Truck Build

By Axial on Oct 28, 2015
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There’s a growing number of Axial-based monster trucks being built. And, specifically, many builders are using Axial Racing AR60 axles and drivetrain components. This actually seems to be the most popular choice for newer builds. Many of these rigs being built … more


Crawler Setup – Key Elements

By Axial on Oct 19, 2015
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Whether your idea of competition is attending a national championship or one-upping your friend at the local park, getting your rock crawler dialed in for top performance is an obvious plus. Out of the box, your Axial vehicle is setup for … more


Axial-based Solid Axle Monster Truck Project

By Axial on Oct 17, 2015
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Solid axle monster trucks patterned after real monster trucks have a long history in R/C. And while these big rigs have been around a long time, it has always been the case that you need to make it yourself to … more


Grassroots Competitions

By Axial on Sep 09, 2015
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No events near you? No worries. You don’t need a hobby shop or RC club in your town to get in on the fun of RC competition. Don’t join in on the action, start the action. Check out these alternative … more


Rock Racing Class Selection

By Axial on Aug 10, 2015
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R/C is a hobby, and a fantastic and fun one at that, but there is also a competitive side—most often in the form of racing. R/C racing has been around just about as long as there have been R/C cars. … more


Axle and Suspension Designs Explained

By Axial on Jun 29, 2015
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Axial Racing vehicles are patterned after full-size off-road vehicles, and at Axial, scale realism is more than skin deep. That means that Axial’s RC models are more than just realistic bodies on top of universal or generic platforms. The SCX10, … more


What is Rock Racing?

By Axial on May 27, 2015
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Axial offers vehicles identified as rock crawlers and as rock racers such as the SCX10 and the Yeti, respectively. To make the perfect selection when purchasing your R/C vehicle, you need to know the difference between rock crawling and rock racing. … more


Gearing for Speed

By Axial on May 13, 2015
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The Yeti, Yeti XL and EXO Terra Buggy all have one thing in common. All three are built to be able to go fast, and the thing about speed is you always want more. Many factors contribute to how fast … more