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The Drake is back to de-mystify the mid-speed needle, and how to use it to get the most performance and efficiency out of your nitro RC engine.
Having trouble making runtime with your nitro buggy? The Drake explains his tactics when trying to get the most out of a tank of fuel.
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.
How can you improve the forward traction of your RC car?
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?
Adam walks us through the basics of crankshaft endplay - what it is, and how to set it properly.
Learn how to avoid traction roll by gluing the sidewalls of your on-road RC car tires, with demonstrations for both rubber and foam tires