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Upgrading the Servo in a Traxxas TRX-4

The Traxxas TRX-4 is a great vehicle out of the box, but there is always room for improvement. The most effective upgrade that you can do over stock is upgrading the steering servo to a more burly unit. Here, I’ll show you how. The Hitec HS-5646WP has proven itself time and time again in my scalers since I started using them in [...]

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Everybody's Scalin' For the Weekend - I Wish I Was Waterproo…

Here’s a little secret for some of you guys – just because a vehicle isn’t “100% Waterproof®!” from the manufacturer doesn’t mean it will explode the moment it makes contact with the wet stuff. Many scalers work just fine in axle deep water without any modification whatsoever. I’ve blown way more stock servos on rocks than I have in shallow [...]

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Upgrading Your RTR Axial SCX10: Stage 3

Click here to read Part 1 of this series or click here for Part 2. The servo that comes with the RTR Axial SCX10 isn’t bad for a stock unit, but the combination of running aluminum steering links (you upgraded, right?!) coupled with bigger and heavier tires/wheels make a servo upgrade a high priority. The factory unit is also decidedly NOT [...]

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