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Yeti SCORE Trophy Truck Full Option Build

By Tony Phalen on Jan 26, 2016
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Words and photos by Tony Phalen Whenever I get a new vehicle, I like to take the first couple weeks to just drive it in box-stock form to learn about its traits; how it handles, any quirky nuances, etc. During … more


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


Yeti™ Trophy Truck® – Geared for Speed

By Axial on Dec 14, 2015
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Straight out of the box, the Yeti Trophy Truck features gearing (16T pinion / 64T spur gear) best suited for extended run time on a 3S LiPo 5000 mAh battery. While this gearing yields a healthy amount of run time … more


SCX10 Based 6X6 ZiL-131

By Axial on Oct 29, 2015
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First off, what is a ZiL-131? It’s a Soviet Union based general purpose 6×6 military truck that began production in 1966 and ended in 1994, with a production run nearing 1,000,000 units. A few other specs include a 6.7ton curb … 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


Axial Papercraft Vehicle Kit Boxes

By Axial on Oct 21, 2015
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Being the die-hard Axial fan that you are, a while back you may have noticed the Papercraft Accessories blog that was posted up just before the RECON G6 B-Day II Scale event. Within the post you’ll find gas cans, pieces of … more


How To Build a Winning Deadbolt Monster Truck!

By AR on Oct 01, 2015
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How to build a Winning Axial Deadbolt Monster truck! By John Schultz All of these trucks are based off of the Axial Deadbolt. With a couple of mods you can change your Deadbolt in to a Winning Monster truck too! … more


How Car Transmissions & Synchromesh Work

By Axial on Aug 19, 2015
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  Chances are that at some point you found yourself scratching that head of yours attempting to figure out how a manual transmission and synchromesh gears work. Dating all the way back to 1936, Chevrolet developed a movie called “Spinning Gears” … 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


John Schultz’s Winning Deadbolt

By Axial on Jun 02, 2015
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Fresh off the tarmac from the 2015 No Limit RC Monster Truck World Finals held at Dennis Anderson’s Diggers Dungeon in Poplar North Carolina, John Schultz, Axial Ambassador, dropped off his custom built Deadbolt Monster Truck conversion at Axial HQ … more