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How To Traxxas Rustler 4X4 3-Phase Upgrade

How To – Traxxas Rustler 4X4 3-Phase Upgrade

Over at Traxxas they have just posted a How To on doing a 3-Phase Upgrade to their Rustler 4×4 stadium truck. While a stock Rustler 4×4 is a blast, most hobbyists choose to customize their trucks. The crew at Traxxas have loads of upgrades for the Rustler 4×4 that are direct bolt-on parts, making them easy for everyone to install. [...]


Installed the Traxxas Deep Terrain TRX-4 Traxx Video

We recently got our hands on the new Traxxas Deep Terrain TRX-4 Traxx, and it was time to get them installed. I met up with Bill and Jeremy at a local scale crawl that was happening, tossed the new Deep Terrain Traxx to Wrench and said GO, then started to film. Sadly, the slipper let go shortly into the run [...]


Traxxas How to Pro Build TRX-4 GTS Scale Off-Road Shocks

Traxxas – Pro Build TRX-4 GTS Scale Off-Road Shocks

The crew over at Traxxas have posted a How To Pro Build TRX-4 GTS Scale Off-Road Shocks tutorial. As all TRX-4s come with premium, scale-sized GTS shocks with threaded-aluminum bodies, the tutorial shows you how to make them perform to their very best. Using a Traxxas #8262 shock rebuild kit, the TRX crew shows you all the steps needed to [...]


Traxxas 2wd To 4WD Conversion

How To- Traxxas 2WD to 4X4 Conversion Part II

The crew over at Traxxas have released Part II of their 2WD to 4WD Conversion series. This time the guys over at Traxxas provide detailed instructions on installing the electronics on your 4WD conversion, as well as showing you the proper way to set gear mesh. You can use this link to get full details on Part II of the Traxxas [...]


Pro-Line RC Shop Talk Tire Venting Video

Pro-Line Shop Talk Video – Tire Venting

The latest Shop Talk video from Pro-Line is all about Tire Venting. Watch the video below to see Pro-Line’s Vance Lund explain when you should vent your tires, and when not to. From rock crawling to racing, the video explains the ins and outs of rc tire venting. After watching the video, you can hit up this link to check out [...]


How to Install the RC4WD Winch Kit on a Traxxas TRX-4

As the scale market just continues to explode, there are a lot of people looking to add more and more accessories to their scale vehicles. One of the more popular is the RC4WD Winch. We have been hearing a lot of people are unsure about wiring it up, and what it takes, so here is a little ‘how to’ [...]


Traxxas Maximum Mud Bronco Build

Traxxas Maximum Mud Bronco Build Part 1

The folks over at Traxxas are working on a custom build for their popular TRX-4 Ford Bronco. The new build is titled Maximum Mud Bronco Part 1 and shows you how to modify your stock rig for serious performance in mud. Part 1 of the build series shows you how to bolt on larger 2.2″ tires, plus a number of other [...]


Pro-Line Hoosier Tire Video

Pro-Line How-To Refresh Hoosier SC Tires Video

The new Hoosier SC Tire Refresh Stencil Kit from Pro-Line is very cool! To show you how easy it is to refresh the Hoosier tire logo on your tires, Pro-Line has posted a handy “How-To” video. In the video they go through all the steps that it takes to make your tires look the very best that they can, while [...]


How To Rebuild An RC Brushless Velineon Motor

Traxxas – How To Rebuild A Velineon Brushless RC Motor

Here is an especially handy “how to” article- Traxxas has posted How To Rebuild A Velineon Brushless RC Motor. That’s right, if you’ve been having any sort of problem with your VXL brushless motor, the new “How To” from Traxxas shows you have easy it can be to replace a bearing or rotor, thus saving your money compared to buying [...]


Bashers Basics — How to Paint A RC Body

Hello and welcome back to Bashers Basics. We all know that the process of painting your first RC body is always quite daunting, but don’t fear, Bashers Basics is here! In this tutorial I am going to just do a simple paint job, a solid metallic blue, which will look great on my hypothetical SLASH 4X4.    Firstly I select my [...]


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 [...]


Bashers Basics Quick Tip — How To Mesh A Spur Gear

Welcome to Bashers Basics, and today’s quick tip, how to mesh your spur gear. This can be one tricky task for beginners who don’t do it right, but there are 2 main things that make the difference between a fun run, and another trip to your local hobby shop. Firstly, make sure that your motor mount screws are secured in as [...]


Drift Itch – Scale Drift Track Build part 4

What’s up gang? Evol checking in again this time with another update on my scale drift track build. So far we have added some nice scale elements from Tetsujin, NZO, and a few choice items from your local DIY store. You can check out those volumes to get caught up on Part 1 , Part 2 and Part 3. Up [...]


Raging Rotors: Teach Me How to Dronie

Selfies are out, people! Trending hotter than the sun, thanks to a Drone-taken picture of Captain Picard himself, Dronies are all the new photography rage on the web. Making a Dronie in 10 Easy Steps: 1.) Grab your quadcopter. May I suggest a Ares QX130, Blade 180QX HD, or LaTrax Alias for those without 350QX or DJI Phantoms You can take your own Dronie like mine above by Reading [...]


Raging Rotors: Expo, anyone?

Another week, another fun time here in Raging Rotors! With the DIY and Bind-n-Fly helicopter/multirotor market booming, I am seeing more and more of this question popping up: What is Exponential (aka Expo), and how does it help me?Exponential is more than just another name for a fair or trade show, but is also the relationship between Controller/Transmitter and subsequent [...]