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Ansmann Royal Flash Has the Backwards Blues

Ansmann Royal Flash Has the Backwards Blues

Question: Hey Doc- I have an Ansmann Racing Royal Flash – when I switch the car on, motor starts to turn backwards without any throttle being used. I can adjust the throttle trim to stop …

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B4 Buggy Has a Slippery Rear End

B4 Buggy Has a Slippery Rear End

Question: RC Doc- I’ve been driving my Team Associated B4.2 Buggy for a while, self-teaching myself mechanics and such. What I can’t figure out is how to keep the back end from spinning out and …

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Bad Bugs Buggy Steering

Bad Bugs Buggy Steering

Question: Doctor- The steering in my HobbyKing Bad Bug is pretty sloppy. I watched an online review that stated I need to tighten the steering servo and use a little bit of threadlock to keep …

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Team Durango Turning Troubles

Team Durango Turning Troubles

Question: Hey Doc- I have a Team Durango DEX410v3 and having some issues with it turning. Our track is on a gymnasium floor that has carpet patches in the corners. On the straights its fine, …

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Keep the Front End Down on my Traxxas Stampede Wheelie Machine

Keep the Front End Down on my Traxxas Stampede Wheelie Machine

Question: Hey Doc- I recently bought a Dynamite 15T brushed motor and a Dynamite brushed ESC for my modified Traxxas Stampede. My problem is that I have too much torque now and every time I …

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Hey LRP, Where’s My Reverse?

Hey LRP, Where's My Reverse?

Question: Hi Doc- I recently purchased a second hand car with the LRP IPC V6 ESC installed in it. My problem is that there is no reverse on the remote. I replaced the old remote …

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Wiper Speed Control Not Powering Motor

Wiper Speed Control Not Powering Motor

Question: Hey Doc- I have an older Tamiya Blackfoot that uses a wiper speed control. When I turn it on, the servo moves the wiper arm back and forth, but the truck doesn’t go anywhere. …

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Hobbywing V3 – Huh, Yeah, What is it Good For?

Hobbywing V3 - Huh, Yeah, What is it Good For?

Question: Hiya Doctor- Hi guys, great site!!!! I have certainly learned more about motors, ESC’s, Kv etc. while being here. My question is this: I recently purchased a Hobbywing V3 ESC – best buy ever! …

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HPI 5B AVC (or DBox-2)

HPI 5B AVC (or DBox-2)

Question: Hi Doc- Can I use a Spektrum DX2E and SRS4200 (AVC) Receiver on my HPI Baja 5B? I was thinking it might make it alot easier to drive. Thanks for your help! Kudin Answer: …

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DHK Wolf – Steering But No Motor

DHK Wolf - Steering But No Motor

Question: Hiya Doc- I have a DHK Wolf with a brushless motor and when I turn my car on, it recognizes the but the motor doesn’t respond. Do you think it’s the motor or the …

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