BLOG

Suspension 101 – Understanding Suspension Links Lengths

By Axial on Apr 16, 2014
Blog_new_suspension

The Axial Wraith, Ridgecrest, SCX10 and XR10 all use linked suspension designs. This means the axles are attached to the chassis via links, be it a 3- or 4-link setup. The links hold the axles in position and allow for … more

Decal Placement 101 – Apply Decals Like a Pro

By Axial on Apr 07, 2014
Blog_decal1

We’ve all used stickers and have probably been doing so since we were kids. With so much practice why is it so hard to get good results when slapping stickers on an RC body? For some people, it’s easy, and … more

Axial Tire Guide

By Axial on Dec 02, 2013
Blog_tires

There’s a reason why tires are the number one modification full-size off-road vehicle owners make. While the reason most people change tires is for a better look, tires have a profound impact on performance. In the world of RC, it’s … more

Build The Perfect Kit

By Axial on Mar 06, 2013
Blog_newtorc_build_kit

The availability of ready-to-run products has had an incredibly positive impact on the RC hobby. Those looking to get into RC can do so quickly and easily thanks to preassembled vehicles such as the Honcho, Wraith, Ridgecrest and others. There … more

How To Glue Tires

By Axial on Feb 28, 2013
Blog_newtorc_glue_tires

Most steps in building an RC kit such as the Axial Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon are pretty straightforward. If you follow the instructions and use the correct parts, most building steps are fairly hard to get wrong. A few other … more

LiPo Batteries 101

By Axial on Feb 27, 2013
Blog_newtorc_lipo_101

Batteries are nothing new. These simple devices have actually been around for hundreds of years, and they are found in items we use everyday—cell phones, laptops, TV remotes, etc. So, what’s the big deal? The big deal is the technology … more

Maintaining Your Vehicle

By Axial on Feb 05, 2013
Blog_newtorc_maintaining_vehicle

Your Axial Racing vehicle is designed to handle a lot of abuse. It is amazing what the SCX10, Wraith, Ridgecrest and other Axial machines can handle. As with a full-size vehicle, maintenance is key. With proper maintenance, your Axial Racing … more

Clean Your Motor

By Axial on Feb 04, 2013
Blog_newtorc_cleaning_motor

Cleaning the motor in your Axial Racing vehicle can be time consuming, but it is time well spent. Whether you have a brushed motor such as used with the rock crawling vehicles such as the SCX10 line or the brushless … more

Survive and ENJOY Your First Comp

By Axial on Feb 03, 2013
Blog_newtorc_survive

From the first time you pick up a transmitter, it’s pretty obvious that you can have a lot of fun with a single RC vehicle. The entertainment delivered, however, exponentially increases each time you add another participant. That’s why RC … more

RC vs. Full-size — Power-to-Weight Ratios

By Axial on Feb 02, 2013
Blog_newtorc_rcvsfullsize

Have you ever wondered how your Axial Racing vehicle can do such amazing things? When you think about how high you can sky out a Wraith or what a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon SCX10 can climb or how fast an … more