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Team Orion: Pro LCS V4.1

Team Orion: Pro LCS V4.1 Have you ever made a tuning adjustment, modification, or gearing change but weren’t able to feel even the slightest difference when you drove the vehicle around the track? The effects of subtle adjustments can go undetected unless you have a buddy with a stopwatch (or an AMB system) keeping track […]

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Bolink/ Dragmaster funny car and pro-stock

Bolink/ Dragmaster funny car and pro-stock Ogle, Mike Pulling the trigger on RC’s most extreme machines by Mike Ogle Drag racing is perhaps the most unusual facet of American motor sports. All of the legendary names-Garlits, Prudhomme, Force, Glidden-and many other racers are products of the 1960s’ American hot-rod culture. Even today, the vast majority […]

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How to build a battery discharger

How to build a battery discharger Sams, Jason No drain, no gain Copyright Air Age Publishing Dec 2003 Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning Company. All rights Reserved

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LRP Quantum competition

LRP Quantum competition Gonzalez, George M If you’re a racer, you’re probably familiar with LRP’s national- and world– championship-winning ESCs, and you might already have an IPC V7.1 or an IPC SR racing ESC taped to the chassis of your buggy or truck. Well, LRP has big news for racers who have been looking for […]

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Batteries

Batteries NI-CD BATTERIES — NIMH BATTERIES — ALKALINE BATTERIES — MISCELLANEOUS NI-CD BATTERIES DURATRAX Piranha Battery Packs Plenty of power and performance at very low prices. Piranha packs feature low internal resistance that allows long run times. They feature four spot welds on each connection to increase their durability. The 14gauge silicone wire allows optimum […]

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How to: Stop radio glitching

How to: Stop radio glitching Bess, Stephen “glitch” is any type of interference that reduces (or eliminates) your ability to control your car or truck. This interference can come in many forms and levels of severity; it might be a slight hesitation to respond to a radio input, or a severe glitch that causes your […]

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Traxxas Nitro 4 Tec Pro

Traxxas Nitro 4 Tec Pro Gonzalez, George M Not too long ago, Traxxas * was known mainly for its competition-level off-road vehicles, and the company sponsored a racing team of medium size who traveled around the country to compete at the more major national championships. Traxxas’ top-of-the-line offerings were the TRX 3 buggy and SRT […]

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Kyosho Landmax 2 Subaru Impreza Rally

Kyosho Landmax 2 Subaru Impreza Rally Bess, Stephen TRACK TEST 1/8-SCALE NITRO KIT FEATURES * Chassis. The Landmax 2’s stamped aluminum chassis is a direct carryover from the 7.5 buggy, right down to the fully countersunk screw holes and scalloped cutouts for the lowered gear differentials. The chassis arrives with the front, center and rear […]

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5-Step engine cleanup

5-Step engine cleanup Bess, Stephen EXPERT ENGINE ADVICE It’s amazing how many of us expect our engines to run well no matter how we neglect them or how dirty they may be. Not only is it difficult to see broken and loose parts through dirt, but a filthy engine is also just plain ugly. If […]

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Engine temping tips

Engine temping tips Bess, Stephen PISTON POWER EXPERT ENGINE ADVICE Two-stroke engines require a certain amount of heat to perform well, but as mom always says, “Everything in moderation!”-and that surely applies to RC engines. Keeping a close eye on your engine’s temperature is vitally important to its reliability and performance; excessive heat may be […]