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Adam Drake get into the details of tire balancing - why it's important, and how to do it.
Adam Drake explains in detail how to set the gear mesh properly on a nitro car, discussing the gears themselves as well as the motor mount and what kind of threadlocker to use.
The Drake explains how to properly set ride height and camber for 1/8 off-road racing, and he explains how they affect your handling.
How can you improve the forward traction of your RC car?
Mayako's David Ronnenfalk demonstrates two different ways of measuring droop on off-road RC race cars, so you can choose which works best for you.
Great overview of basic alignment aspects of the suspension, from toe and camber to caster and steering axis inclination.
What does weight transfer (or load transfer) do to the handling of an RC car? Is it good or bad?
What does it mean when your RC car "jacks" and is it good or bad? Well, it depends...
What is traction roll in RC car handling, and how can you fix it?
JQ gives an in-depth explainer of scrub radius and how it affects your RC car's handling.