Everyone's favorite Aussie gearhead explains the fundamentals of weight transfer in racing and how it can be used to increase traction or change the front-to-rear relative traction while cornering. In Part 2, he covers roll center and how it contributes to cornering relative to shock springs and shock oil & pistons. A must watch for all tuners!
Learn how shocks pistons and oil affect your damping, and how all that adds up to affect handling. Hopefully it's not too...shocking.
Get that rebound! Or don't. There is little consensus on the effect of shock rebound on handling.
How to fix understeer (push), oversteer (loose), and other common handling problems for both on-road and off-road RC cars.
Ty explains the various shock types, how they affect rebound, and how shock rebound is used in tuning 1/8 scale off-road cars.
XRAY's Alex Hagberg explains how to choose and apply the oil for pan car kingpins. He explains using the XRAY X12, but it's applicable to all 1/12th cars.
Adam Drake gives an explainer of the main differences between bladder and emulsion RC shocks, with a focus (of course) on off-road usage.
Want to know how to build Associated shocks the right way? Well, there's no better way to learn than from the AE folks themselves. Check it out.
Getting your T4 ready for the 2020 race season? Learn from XRAY how to get the best handling out of their new touring car.
Allan O'Brien walks us through the nitty gritty of rebuilding shocks and how to keep them performing consistently.
Ty Tessman of XRAY walks us through each step of his shock rebuilds, focusing on getting 0% rebound. The video is focused on the XB series buggies, but applies to all 1/8th scale off-road vehicles.