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RC Engine Reassembly

Now that your engine has been fully dismantled, it's time to replace any worn parts. In my engine all that was required was a new piston and sleeve. Yours may differ. If your engine failed...

RC Engine Teardown

You'll eventually run into an engine that just flat won't run anymore, and if it has a fair bit of sentimental value and/or is expensive to replace, rebuilding it is a viable option. Here's how to do that...

Mod Your Transmitter For LiPo

This article will give you a step by step guide on how to easily modify your existing transmitter to use a LiPo battery

How To Create Gate Markers For Crawling

Gate markers are a commonly used item in competition rock crawling, but few just-for-fun crawler guys even know about them or what they are used for. In competition crawling events, they are used to mark where checkpoints are...

How To Make Body Washers

Tired of your body post punching through that new, freshly painted rc body of yours? This tip is a simple way to help prevent this from happening, which will extend the life of your RC body.

How To Cut Tire Foams

For those who don't know, tire foams are pieces of circular foam that fit into the tire to give it support since most RC tires aren't pneumatic, or filled with air. This is a step by step guide...

How To Store RC Tires

People that are new to the RC hobby may not realize how big of deal it is to store your tires correctly, especially if you are planning on decent performance from them. This article will show you a couple different ways...

How To Store Your RC Car

Storing your car - what's the big deal? What could hurt it while it just sits there, not even being driven? Well, a lot of things can happen to your RC car while it is in storage.

In Depth: RC Storage

rc tuning

We dive into the nitty-gritty of proper RC storage. We talk about properly storing fuel and electric RCs as well as airplane storage...

RC Engine Teardown

engine-overhaul

You'll eventually run into an engine that just flat won't run anymore, and if it has a fair bit of sentimental value and/or is expensive to replace, rebuilding it is a viable option. Here's how to do that...

RC Engine Reassembly

engine-overhaul

Now that your engine has been fully dismantled, it's time to replace any worn parts. In my engine all that was required was a new piston and sleeve. Yours may differ. If your engine failed...

Mod Your Transmitter For LiPo

mod your rc transmitter

Tired of driving miles to your favorite bashing place or track, only to find that your transmitter battery is dead? Nitro, electric, or gas, all of them require a transmitter, and every transmitter has to have a battery...

How To Create Gate Markers For Crawling

rc crawler

Gate markers are a commonly used item in competition rock crawling, but few just-for-fun crawler guys even know about them or what they are used for. In competition crawling events, they are used to mark where checkpoints are...

How To Make Body Washers

rc car

Tired of your body post punching through that new, freshly painted rc body of yours? This tip is a simple way to help prevent this from happening, which will extend the life of your RC body.

How To Store RC Tires

rc tires

People that are new to the RC hobby may not realize how big of deal it is to store your tires correctly, especially if you are planning on decent performance from them. This article will show you a couple different ways...

How To Cut Tire Foams

rc tire foams

For those who don't know, tire foams are pieces of circular foam that fit into the tire to give it support since most RC tires aren't pneumatic, or filled with air. This is a step by step guide...

How To Store Your RC Car

radio controlled car

Storing your car - what's the big deal? What could hurt it while it just sits there, not even being driven? Well, a lot of things can happen to your RC car while it is in storage. This article will explain how to...

Making A Temporary Drive Pin

traxxas rustler vxl mod

Everyone hates going out to an awesome bash spot or their favorite race track and having their RC break down on them. One common problem is the drive pins. There is, however, a quick and easy solution to this problem...

Prolonging RC Body Life

velcro on your rc car

It's no secret that rc car bodies wear out. There are ways to extend the life of your body, though. Normally, the first part of a lexan body to wear out are the holes where the body posts...

RC Engine Tuning

rc tuning

What should you do to properly tune your RC engine? There are many different theories and opinions on how to tune properly and effectively, and we discuss exactly how to do it in this article.

Proper RC Nitro Engine Break-in

shock absorber

So you just unboxed that new rc car with a brand new engine. Before you take it outside and start racing it, you should properly break-in the engine so it will run at peak performance. We discuss how in this article.

Choosing Rechargeable Batteries

lipo rechargeable battery

Which types of rechargeable batteries are right for your RC system? In this article we examine four of the most popular battery types, LiPo, NiMH, NiCd, and LiFe.

3 Money-Saving RC Tips

money saving tips

We all can use a little money saving advice these days. But RCing can be quite an expensive hobby. So how can you put a little money back into your wallet and still enjoy your hobby? We give you a few tips in this article.

RC Nitro Engine Storage

storing an rc nitro engine

Storing your RC vehicle for the winter or an extended period of time? There are a number of preventative measures you can take to protect your engine investment while it is not being used. Read on for important tips.

RC Vehicle Tools

rc screwdrivers

What tools do you need to fix and maintain your RC vehicle? From Allen wrenches to soldering irons, to exhaust spring tools, we have you covered!