Yep, Dakotah's back, this time explaining one of the most mysterious aspects of off-road RC car tuning - the pill inserts (inner suspension mounts.)
TLR's top driver, Dakotah Phend, explains the basics of differentials and moves on to explain how to he tunes the diffs in his cars.
Dakotah continues his series with a very accessible explainer of how to tune your off-road RC car using the camber links.
Should you be using a slipper or a differential in the center of your 4WD RC car? Hall Brothers RC explains how to choose and how to set each one optimally for your track conditions.
Aydin Horne explains how to build a ball diff and how to avoid common mistakes
Learn how to build or rebuild your 1/10th nitro on-road clutch from one of the best!
What is rollout? What is FDR? What's a transmission ratio? And how do I use them to set up my RC car?
"The Drake" explains his philosophy on choosing diff fluids for his 1/8-scale off-roaders.
Adam explains how he measures his clutch pads to see if they need to be replaced, and explains how running on old clutch shoes will hurt your performance.
To get the most power and efficiency from your RC engine, you need to build and set your clutch correctly. Ty Tessman walks us through is process in this explainer video.
Which type of driveshaft is right for your car? Joe explains what track conditions are ideal for each, with a focus on 4WD cars.
Learn the secrets of building a smooth, leak-proof differential from a pro.
Are you well-versed in the fine art of building a ball diff? If not, check out Spencer's explainer.
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.
Max Mört explains how their friction characteristics can help you decide if you should run constant-velocity driveshafts (CVDs) or universal joints in your car. He uses a 1/8 off-roader for his demos, but the physics apply to all types of RC race cars.
Klinik RC walks us through how they build the "perfect" gear diff, that is, one that doesn't leak diff oil!
Ty walks us through how he builds ball diffs to get the best life from the diff and the most traction.
Tony Newland of Klinik RC shows in detail how to build (or rebuild) a ball diff the right way. This one goes almost 25 minutes, so grab some popcorn and get ready for some serious learnin'.
Rajaa111 explains the ins and outs of clutches for nitro cars, and how you can choose whether you want to go with a 3-shoe or a 4-shoe clutch.