Axial has released the motor from the Yeti to everyone out in rc land. This is a long can 3150kV brushless unit that has loads of torque and is suitable for sustained running on 3S LiPo. The 3150 was designed to propel vehicles like the Yeti and Exo to crazy speeds and should work well in other 10th scale applications like 4wd short course trucks.
* 4-pole, long can design for more torque
* 5mm output shaft
* Black anodized can w/ laser etched logos
* 14 AWG Wire w/ 4mm connectors
The part number is #AX31047, it has a street price of $115, and these are available right now. Get more details at This Link over on the official Axial website.
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Your truck isn’t truly a scaler without lights, hence the reason Axial has released an officially licensed Light Bar Set from Rigid Industries. The Rigid light bar set looks just like its full scale equivalent and is sure to brighten up your nighttime trail drives.
* Comes with 3 different length bars
* Constructed out of plastic
* Mounting hardware & universal mounting brackets included
* Comes with instructions and clear LED lenses
* LED lights are not included
The part number is #AX31152, they are street priced at $28, and they are available right now. Here Is The Link you want for full details over on Axial’s official website.
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Axial Rigid Light Bar Gallery
Need some new wheels for your Axial Wraith or AX10? If so, these 2.2″ Walker Evans IFD Wheels from Axial would look mighty fine on your truck. These use Axial’s Interchangeable Face Design that make it easy to change looks and work with most 2.2″ tires.
* Officially licensed by Walker Evans
* Three piece bead-lock
* Uses six screws for disassembly
* Breather holes are adjustable
* Uses plastic hub adapter
The part number is #AX31037, they are priced at $30 per pair, and they are in stock right now. Hit up This Link for full details over on Axial’s official website.
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Axial 2.2 Walk Evans IFD Gallery
This week the BigSquidRC Bash Crew is back in Southern California and yesterday we got a chance to hang out with the folks at Axial Racing. As seen in the picture above, we got a chance to bash with the Axial crew and I can assure you they bash as hard, if not harder, than we do.
The more time we spend with the Axial crew, the more we find out how hardcore they are for not only their products, but also about the people that buy them. They absolutely want everyone who buys an Axial product to have the best (and most fun!) experience possible. We would like to personally thank Rodney, Jeff, Brandon, Jamie, Andrew, and Matt for bashing with us, we had a fantastic time and really appreciated their hospitality during our visit.
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California Dreamin - Axial
So you’ve got a new Axial Yeti on the way and are looking for options to make it even tougher than it is stock. A good place to start is by installing an upgrade screw kit. The crew over at Team KNK have just announced their upgrade hardware kit for the Yeti. It comes with 2, 2.5, 3, and 4mm stainless steel hardware, a whopping 338 pieces in total.
The Team KNK Yeti screw kits are available right now and are priced at just $22. Hit up This Link to visit the official Team KNK website for more information.
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Contents, Team KNK Axial Screw Kit
The term “Rock Racing” has become quite the buzzword in the hobby as of late. The Axial Yeti and Vaterra Twin Hammers are labeled as such, but what does an event of this kind actually consist of? Let’s discuss.
When it comes to scale crawling hop-up discussion, over/underdrive gears never fail to confuse noobs. What does “overdrive” even mean? Will it hurt your truck? Click the “Read More” below to get the skinny on a mod that can help your Axial truck get its Billy Goat on.
Do you have a Axial Yeti on the way? From the buzz, we are guessing you probably do! So if everyone on the planet has a new Yeti, how are you going to tell them apart? Our friends at FreqEsKinz have the answer! They now have a bunch of different styles/skinz to choose from that will fit that Yeti and make it stand out in the crowd!
The vehicle skinz are priced $45, but for a limited time you can get $10 off! Head over to the FreqEsKinz website, use the code YETI4ME to get the discount!
We have a favorite, but we aren’t telling. What’s yours?
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The folks over at FreqesKinz wanted us to let you know they are giving away two free Urban Camo sets of sKinz for the Axial G6 Jeep over on their Facebook page. Click Right Here to make the jump over to the FreqesKinz FB page for full details and to get entered.
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In case you missed it, last week Axial made a huge announcement: the Axial Yeti 1:10 Rock Racer. Regardless of your personal opinion on the vehicle, the release is a big deal for the hobby. If you don’t believe me you should see the outrageous web traffic that our review has been doing! It’s sparked a ton of discussion on message boards and Facebook groups as well. I’ve heard that pre-orders for the vehicle are super high. So yeah, you can tell people are interested. I only speak for myself here, but let me discuss why the release excites me. Click the “Read More” below to see my ramblings.
Axial Yeti Review
There has been a good amount of new vehicle releases lately, but I don’t believe there has been a vehicle released in the last 2 years that has received as much hype as the Axial Yeti! Heck, we posted 3/4 of a picture of the thing, with a link to where you could pre-order, and not only did we receive a record amount of traffic that day, I have heard the pre-orders from our page were through the roof! So does the Yeti deserve all the hype? Is this the rock racer the world has been waiting for? Click the ‘Read More’ to find out, and make sure to check out the video!
To light up those nighttime trail drives, our friends over at Axial have a couple of products for you.
Their 3 Port High Output LED Controller fits in between a simple light kit and their #AX24251 Night Vision System and gives you the ability to power 3 separate LED strings. The controller is compatible with their 8 LED light string and includes a wire harness extension for easy body removal. The part number is #AX31097, it is street priced at $35, and they are available right now.
Axial’s White 8 LED Light String is not only bright enough to light up dark trails, but they also add a nice touch of scale realism to your rig. Made as a direct bolt-on to Axial’s CRC/Rigid SCX10 light bars, it has a part number of #AX31098, a street price of $17, and they are also in stores right now.
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Axial 8 LED Light String
Want to be the first person on your block to get the latest and greatest from Axial? If so, head over to Tower Hobbies and get your Axial Yeti on pre-order. It has a part number of #AX90026 and is priced at $429.
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