Learn about Ackermann and Bumpsteer, how to adjust them, why you might want some bump in your steering, and how both settings affect a car's handling.
What is caster, and what's kickup, and what's the difference? Learn the basics here, and see how they affect your car's handling.
Camber links may seem simple, but they offer a wide range of settings on most cars, particularly off-road cars, so it's important to understand whether you should be adjusting the rod length, ball stud locations, or ball stud spacers.
A minor setting, trail can be used to affect how aggressive your steering feels. If you keep changing your trail setting, is it trail mix?
An often overlooked setting, axle height helps you keep your suspension geometry relatively consistent while you adjust your ride height. Read on to learn when to change it and what effects it will have.
Compare the viscosities of various brands of shock oil, including Associated, Losi/TLR, Mugen, Flash Point, Kyosho, Hudy, Yokomo, and more.
Folks at the track calling you Droopy? Maybe it's your suspension, not your disposition. Should you have more droop? Less? Read on for the answers!
Max Mört explains the effects of anti-squat, kick-up, pro-dive, and pro-squat on RC car handling (please note: "kick-up" and "pro-lift" are the same.)
Here's an intro to the effect of ride height, that is how far the chassis is from the ground at rest. Learn how being a lowrider can help you on some tracks but hurt on others.
Track width measures the distance from the wheel on one side to the wheel on the other. Learn how it can affect handling here.
Learn why you might want your shocks either standing upward more, or angled down more.
Quick tip explaining the effects of an anti-roll bar on an RC car and when you might want to use a lighter or a stiffer bar.
Roll center describes how your car rolls in the turns. Here's a quick primer on what it is and how you can use it to tune your car.
How does the distance between the lower suspension pivots affect handling? Read on.
More and more cars come with adjustments for arm length these days. Learn how arm length affects handling.
Lighter springs? Heavier springs? Low-frequency springs? Figure out what to try next here, so you can spring into action.
Max covers everything you need to know about shock tuning with a focus on off-road racing, including linear vs progressive vs dual-rate springs, the effect of lighter or stiffer springs and how the springs affect your handling over the bumps.
Mostly focused on changing the roll center, pivot height is a setting that more and more cars now support with suspension mount inserts.