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Rock Racing Tires

By AR 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


Jeep Comanche with Camper

By Axial Staff on Jan 06, 2016
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  There’s no denying the scale scene when it comes creativity and 1:1 to scale xeroxability. Especially in some instances were a mere double take is simply not enough to confirm nor deny whether a vehicle is a full size … more


Yeti™ Trophy Truck® – Geared for Speed

By Axial Staff 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™ Wheelbase Compatibility Guide

By AR on Nov 03, 2015
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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 Staff 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 AR 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 Staff 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


Axial-based Solid Axle Monster Truck Project

By AR on Oct 17, 2015
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Solid axle monster trucks patterned after real monster trucks have a long history in R/C. And while these big rigs have been around a long time, it has always been the case that you need to make it yourself to … 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 Staff 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