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Axial Deadbolt and Wrangler CRC Bumper Mod

By Greg Vogel on Jun 08, 2018
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As you continue to grow into your Axial SCX10 II and become more comfortable driving the rig, you’ll want to progress your adventures beyond daily driving. When doing this, you’ll start to think more about approach angles to obstacles and … more


Tech: Soften Your SCX10 II Suspension – For Free!

By Greg Vogel on Jun 01, 2018
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Recently we walked you through an inexpensive way to lower the CG on your SCX10 II in our SCX10 II Handling Adjustment blog. With some hardware and a little time, the rigs handling was improved for those looking to get … more


SCX10 II Handling Adjustment – $3 Shock Mod

By Greg Vogel on May 24, 2018
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We’re guessing by now you’ve logged a lot of miles on your SCX10 II ready to run rig. The truck has probably served you well tackling new terrain wherever your adventure takes you. So what’s next? How about improving your … more


Axial Deadbolt AX90066 Simple Body and Bumper Mod

By Tony Phalen on May 21, 2018
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The Axial AX90066 Deadbolt is an extremely popular body style, and we’re constantly pulling spare plastic out of our parts bins to try and create a few simple body mods. The first is something we’ve been asked about for a … more


Yeti Option Parts Overview

By Greg Vogel on May 18, 2018
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The Yeti is one of those high speed, multi-terrain capable vehicles that many turn to for extreme rock racing performance. The combination of the independent front suspension and rear solid axle design gives the driver a unique driving experience. The … more


RTR Brushed Motor Maintenance Tips

By Greg Vogel on May 11, 2018
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Just because you purchase a ready to run vehicle doesn’t mean it will always stay that way. Like anything mechanical, components can wear, get dirty and just need general maintenance to keep going. This holds true for any ready to run … more


Building & Tuning Axial Icon Shocks

By Greg Vogel on May 01, 2018
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In the world of RC racing, driver’s won’t hesitate to pull their suspension and shocks apart to rebuild or tune them in order to achieve better performance. But in the trail truck and rock racer segment, many think, you just … more


Axialfest Trail Rig Prep

By Greg Vogel on Apr 13, 2018
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Before you know it, Axialfest will be upon us and the last thing you want to worry about is preparing just a few days before you embark on your adventure. You want to have your adventure vehicle ready to go … more


Battery Endurance Test – Maximize Your Drive Time

By Greg Vogel on Apr 11, 2018
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  What is the best battery? We spend so long in the hobby trying to answer that question ourselves along with seeking opinions on the subject from others. When talking batteries, most people go right to the battery used in … more


Suspension Link Types Explained

By Greg Vogel on Apr 04, 2018
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There is no shortage of suspension design types in the RC world, but for trail trucks and other off-road adventure vehicles, one of the most preferred suspension styles is the link type. Links are typically a long fixed plastic bar … more