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Wraith Kit Build – Scale Details

By Axial Staff on Jan 05, 2012
Bender_wraith_scale

Over the holidays I found some time to start adding scale details to the step by step Wraith kit build. I still have a little more work to do, but I wanted to update the blog with what I have … more


How a Differential Works

By AR on Dec 26, 2011
Differential

Have you ever wondered what is inside your differential, be it your full-size rig or your R/C for those of us who are RTR’ers? And how exactly does a differential works? We all have a rough idea as told to … more


Add 4 Wheel Steering to Your Wraith

By Axial Staff on Dec 06, 2011
Wraith_4_wheel

One modification that I wanted to make to the Wraith kit build I did here on the blog is 4 wheel steering. Driving a rig with four wheel steering is extremely fun, especially on a scaler that will see a … more


Axial EXO – How to swap batteries

By Axial Staff on Nov 29, 2011
Exo_batteries

Now that the EXO Terra Buggy has officially been announced, I want to take some time and highlight a few of the features. For this post I want to cover how to swap the batteries and show a couple of … more


Step By Step Wraith Kit Build – Part VII – Electronics Install

By Axial Staff on Nov 09, 2011
Wraith_7

Here is the final installment of our 7 part Wraith kit build series. For this post I will cover the electronics I am using, and placement in the chassis. Wiring this truck is a little tougher then normal, because of … more


Step By Step Wraith Kit Build – Part VI – Final Assembly

By Axial Staff on Oct 12, 2011
Wraith_6

For the final installment of our Wraith kit build series we will turn this beast into a roller. We will finish the chassis assembly, marry the chassis to the transmission and axles, install the body panels, mount the tires to … more


Step By Step Wraith Kit Build – Part V – Chassis

By Axial Staff on Oct 11, 2011
Wraith_5

Next step in our Wraith kit build is the assembly of the chassis. Flip to page 26 in the Wraith kit manual, start with step 25. Find bag E and the corresponding parts required from the various parts trees. We … more


Step By Step Wraith Kit Build – Part IV – Transmission

By Axial Staff on Oct 11, 2011
Wraith_4

For Part IV of our Wraith kit build I will cover assembly of the transmission. The transmission for the Wraith is still based off our proven AX10 and SCX10 transmissions. Assembly is still very similar as well, with just a … more


Step By Step Wraith Kit Build – Part III – Links

By Axial Staff on Oct 07, 2011
Wraith_3

For part 3 of the Wraith kit build we will cover building the links. I am also going to use a few upgrade parts in this step as well. Go to page 18 in the instruction manual, start with step … more


Step By Step Wraith Kit Build – Part II – Shocks and Driveshafts

By Axial Staff on Oct 05, 2011
Wraith_2

For this installment of our Wraith kit build I will cover shock and driveshaft assembly. Start off by finding bag B. Another upgrade I am going to use on this build is metal flange balls. I will be using these … more