CNC Machined from high quality aluminum, these rear hub carriers features set-screw over hinge-pin design (so the hinge-pin does not wear down the hub carriers), non-anodized bearing location to ensure the tightest tolerance and fit for the bearings, and an oversize 5x11mm outer bearings for more durability. The 0.5 deg. toe-in adds a bit more [...]
I had a great club-racing day this past weekend, and it got me thinking: what makes for a great day at the track? Here’s my suggestion for a simple RC checklist you can print, take with you to the track, and mark as each event occurs. RC RACING CHECKLIST 1) Arrive at RC track. This [...]
Round 2 of the 2011 Short Course Showdown Nationwide Series is officially in the books now, and it was exciting event that featured 165 SC entries. Race director Scotty Ernst ran a great race program and made sure the races got done on time and entertained the large crowds that gathered around the track. The [...]
My new HPI Cup Racer came with a cool Toyota Corolla Levin body, but there was one problem: I had no idea how I wanted to paint it. I browsed hundreds of Levin and Trueno photos but nothing really inspired me. Then, by random chance, I was flipping through my old copies of RC Car [...]
Once the A mains were calculated today, each TQ from the 5 classes these weekend competed in an exhibition race featuring the new Losi RTR XXX-SCB. TLR’s Dustin Evans TQ’ed both Mod 2WD and 4WD SC so they had Matt Sunderlage fill in for him to pilot one of the SCBs. These buggies come with [...]
Fathers are always good for some pearls of wisdom, and with this being Father’s Day, it got me thinking about some RC pearls of wisdom I’ve heard and passed along over the years. My number one piece of RC sage advice is: Slow is fast. This holds especially true for off-road racing, but it’s sound [...]
Check out this video from RC Excitement’s Rolling Rock Challenge held in Fitchburg, MA. RC Excitement is a full-service hobby shop with two off-road tracks (one indoors), a carpet track and multiple scale truck courses. Watch the video here.