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Brandon’s Formula Offroad Build: Part 2

By Axial Staff on Apr 12, 2011
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Now the fun begins, testing and tuning before the final installment of my build!  If you missed Part 1 of my build be sure to check it out HERE. Part 3 HERE. With the rig running and ready to hit … more


Team Carnage Crew XR10 Build

By Axial Staff on Apr 12, 2011
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Team Carnage Crew’s Aaron Dusenbery builds an XR10 on Pirate 4×4′s forum. Link to build: http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/showthread.php?t=971799 A few links to Aaron’s 1:1 fab work: 1950 Mercury Build http://www.rccrawler.com/forum/showthread.php?t=239494 Custom Motorcycles http://www.rccrawler.com/forum/showthread.php?t=151405 http://www.rccrawler.com/forum/showthread.php?t=115965 Couple more custom builds http://www.rccrawler.com/forum/showthread.php?t=142244

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Bender’s Formula Offroad Build: Part 2

By Axial Staff on Apr 06, 2011
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I have been driving the heck out of this rig for the past month or so, with little issues. But, there were a couple things I wanted to change/add. One was our OD ring and pinions for a little more … more


Brandon’s Formula Offroad Build: Part 1

By Axial Staff on Mar 29, 2011
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The latest buzz around Axial has come about after Bender introduced us to Formula Offroad. I was aware of this sport and always enjoyed watching the 1:1 videos, but it never really hit me to build a RC replica of one before. I am a huge fan of Scale RC, so anything I can get my hands on and modify to closely resemble the real thing just adds to the fun factor. The looks of the 1:1 formula offroad vehicles are a bit odd compared to what we normally see offroad in the states, but you can tell that they are built purely with performance in mind. … more


Installing Axial’s New XR10 HD Gear Plate

By Axial Staff on Mar 22, 2011
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Now that the new gear plates are hitting the market, I figured it was the perfect time for a quick how to article. XR10 HD Gear Plate (AX30787) First thing we’ll need to do is remove one of the axles … more


Bender’s Formula Offroad Build: Part 1

By Axial Staff on Mar 21, 2011
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Formula Offroad (aka FOFF) is a sport that has always intrigued me. These guys have to be some of the craziest/bravest drivers in all of motor sports. They build these custom “Jeeps” sporting upwards of 1000hp and nitrous to climb … more


Fitting 2.2 Ripsaw tires on your SCX10

By Axial Staff on Feb 23, 2011
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Ever since we posted the sneak peek video of our new 2.2 Ripsaw tires, we’ve been getting a lot of questions on fitting 2.2 tires onto our SCX10 line of trucks. Bolting the 2.2 tires and wheels up to the … more


How to Waterproof your SCX10

By Axial Staff on Feb 07, 2011
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Lately there has been a surge in scale truck competitions. The competitions range from mild trail runs with gates, to full on “Top Truck Challenge” style events. No matter which style event you are into, there is probably going to … more


Video Tutorial – Driveshaft Assembly

By Axial Staff on Feb 02, 2011
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We have been getting a lot of questions lately on the easiest way to install our metal yokes and plastic driveshafts for the AX10 and SCX10. So, I shot a quick video to show the best method of assembly.

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XR10 Heavy Duty Machined Gear Install

By Axial Staff on Jan 27, 2011
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We just received the new heavy duty machined gear sets and titanium gear shafts for the XR10 at the Axial warehouse. The new gears and shafts are CNC machined for the ultimate fit and finish, and include fresh drive pins … more