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TLR Product Developer Frank Root explains the ins and outs of setting a slipper clutch on a 1/10 scale RC car. He uses a 22 5.0 DC for the demo, but the advice applies to any off-road 1/10 scaler.
Team Associated factory driver Spencer Rivkin shares his tips in a comprehensive walkthrough of a full build of the new RC8 B4/B4e. If you plan on racing an RC8 B4, this is a must watch!
Want to make sure your new MBX8R Eco is built properly? Follow this build video with the master, The Drake, to make sure you get your car tuned right.
Building an MBX8R? Or just want to make sure you built yours the "right" way? Watch this video of Adam Drake building an MBX8R from the ground up, from diffs to suspension to shocks.
XRAY's Alex Hagberg explains how to tune the front damping in a pan car using oil on the kingpins. The video is made for the XRAY X12 '22, but applies to any pan car that uses the traditional kingpin setup.
JQ explains the nitty gritty of why you should break in your engine, what the point is, and why it's perfectly fine for you to do it yourself without hiring an outside service.
Ray Munday's summary of Associated shock sizes for their 1/10 off-road cars, so you know which pistons and bodies work for your car.
Ryan Harris explains his 6 best tips for beginners looking to make sure their car is set up properly so they can compete at the track! He explains tire selection first then gets into basic setup strategies for axle height, shock springs and oil, camber, toe, and more, all with handy visuals.
Compare the viscosities of various brands of shock oil, including Associated, Losi/TLR, Mugen, Flash Point, Kyosho, Hudy, Yokomo, and more.
XRAY ace Alex Hagberg explains the various option parts available for the X4 and the track conditions they are meant for.
Drake explains how using the narrow C and D pivots with the longer MBX6 arms can help the performance of the MBX8 on today's more wide-open tracks.
A free sample from JQRacing's Invisible Speed Online course, this video explains the physics behind anti-roll bars and how to apply them to racing. A must-watch!
Max goes deep on aerodynamics in this great three-part series covering the physics of aerodynamics, the evolution of aero tuning, and current best practices in choosing bodies and wings and determining how to trim and mount them for optimal handling when off-road racing.
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.
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.)
Watch a quick video showing the impact of the new MTC2 active shock towers.
Team Associated provides a summary of shock pistons and how they affect handling, so you can figure out if you should use flat, tapered, or thin pistons.
Watch the pros at 3Racing put together 21M in a time-lapse video (under 30 minutes!)
Adam Drake walks us through how he setups up the electric clutch for his MBX8 Eco.