Learn what common settings do and how to use them to get the best from your car.
Find setups for your car shared by other drivers. Recent cars:
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Learn how to fix all sorts of handing and performance issues with your RC dirt oval car.
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?
The inimitable Joseph Quagraine explains jacking forces, roll center, and what it means to drive "in the track" vs "on the track."
The Hall Brothers share a great video discussing the pros and cons of running inverted (upside-down) shocks on your off-road RC buggy or truck. They focus on 1/10 scale racing, but the principles apply to other scales as well.
Tyler Hooks of JConcepts walks us through the finer points of tire balancing.
The Hall Bros tackle anther core concepts in RC car setup - bump steer!