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Axial Tire Guide

By AR on Dec 02, 2013
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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 AR on Mar 06, 2013
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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 AR on Feb 28, 2013
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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 AR on Feb 27, 2013
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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 AR on Feb 05, 2013
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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 AR on Feb 04, 2013
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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 AR on Feb 03, 2013
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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 AR on Feb 02, 2013
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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


Wheel Speed vs. Torque

By AR on Feb 01, 2013
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Rock crawlers such as the Axial XR10 are “geared low” to provide the torque and power needed to climb over difficult obstacles. That’s pretty simple. For rock crawling, it may seem that the lower, the better. The more time you … more


Gearing For Larger Tires

By AR on Feb 01, 2013
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When someone adds a lift kit and bigger tires to an off-road vehicle, as soon as a test drive takes place the owner will quickly realize that performance has changed—for the worse. When you go from 31” tall tires to, … more