SCX10™ Wheelbase Compatibility Guide

By AR on Nov 03, 2015

Far to often, questions about the differences between each of the SCX10 vehicles arise, especially surrounding wheelbase and body options. Questions such as “is this body compatible with that chassis?” or “which link kit should I order?” and so on. … more

SCX10 Based 6X6 ZiL-131

By Axial on Oct 29, 2015

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

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

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

Crawler Setup Key Elements

By Axial on Oct 19, 2015

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

How To Build a Winning Deadbolt Monster Truck!

By AR on Oct 01, 2015

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

  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

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

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

Understanding and Maximizing the AE-5 ESC

By Axial on Jan 22, 2015

Wouldn’t it be great if ease of use didn’t mean a sacrifice in sophistication and performance? When it comes to electronics, there is often an unfortunate connection there. Axial purposely made the AE-5 ESC an exception. It is waterproof–a huge … more