Welcome to The RC Doctor, an area of CompetitionX dedicated to helping you diagnose and repair any RC car or truck problems. With over 20 years of RC experience, The RC Doctor provides expert advice on nearly all subjects related to RC cars and trucks. We can help you troubleshoot everything from faulty electronics to broken chassis/suspension parts and point you in the right direction on how to get it fixed. If you have an ailing RC, fill out the Ask The RC Doctor form on the right and let us help you diagnose your problem!

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Dromida 1:18 Scale 4WD FPV RTR Monster Truck and Rally Car

Dromida 1:18 Scale 4WD FPV RTR Monster Truck and Rally Car

We reported about these two little guys at the 2017 NRHSA show in Las Vegas; both of these were sitting on the table for all to see. The FPV Monster Truck and Rally Car have both been updated to include a great little FPV camera with 600TVL resolution that transmits through a 25mW 40-channel 5.8GHz video transmitter. The picture can …

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Dromida KODO FPV RTF Drone Pack

Dromida KODO FPV RTF Drone Pack

Dromida’s new KODO FPV RTF is a small drone designed for first timers to get involved in FPV flying. It comes with everything you see in the picture; drone, transmitter, goggles, battery and a few additional accessories. All you need to do is add your smartphone to the mix and the KODO is ready to cruise around in FPV style. …

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RC4WD Memorial Weekend Special

RC4WD Memorial Weekend Special

Ready to save big on some killer scale parts and accessories? Maybe a new kit in your future! RC4WD is holding a storewide Memorial Weekend Special – 10% off from Saturday May 27th – Tuesday May 30th – using the promo code MERICA17. Great code, right? Here’s the Terms and Conditions: 1. The ‘MERICA17’ promotion code and sale is good …

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Pro-Line Racing Big-Hit Saver Kit

Pro-Line Racing Big-Hit Saver Kit

Here’s an innovative product – Pro-Line’s Big-Hit Saver Kit for solid axle trucks! This kit uses an interesting servo saver setup consisting of an aluminum rod and a pair of springs to dampen the blow of any big hit to the front of your MT or crawler yet strong enough to provide precise steering. It’s a very interesting product – …

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Pro-Line Racing 1991 Toyota 4Runner Body

Pro-Line Racing 1991 Toyota 4Runner Body

We originally saw the 4Runner a couple weeks ago at the Pro-Line By The Fire event; it was nestled back in their booth between a bunch of other trucks. That was, of course, an exciting moment as the 4Runner is one of favorite trucks. So, the details. This body is based on the 1991 Toyota, featuring a killer grille, body …

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Serpent ERYX 411 4.1 Touring Car

Serpent ERYX 4.1 Touring Car

Serpent’s ERYX 411 4.1 is the next iteration of the 411 line. It’s been designed to be an alternative version to the Project 4X TC, featuring a more ‘regular’ look and a more budget-friendly price tag. But don’t think it’s not a worthy ride – Serpent claims it’s suitable for every level of racing. Here’s a short list of the …

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Win a Thrust UAV Riot 250R Pro!

Win a Thrust UAV Riot 250R Pro!

Want a chance to own your very own Thrust UAV Riot 250R Pro racing drone? Well, me too – so here’s how to do it! Just head over to Thrust UAV’s website and sign up for chance to win. The winner will get one of these killer new ARF drones that is pre-assembled and features a white gelcoat carbon fiber …

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RPM Rear Bumper and Skid Plate for the Team Associated B6 / B6D

RPM Rear Bumper and Skid Plate for the Team Associated B6 / B6D

Just a couple days ago we told you about a pair of front bumpers for the Team Associated B6 / B6D. Well RPM RC Products isn’t done with that car yet; check out this great-looking rear bumper for this car as well! The stock rear bumper is pretty small; and good solid hits to the rear of the buggy could …

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Redcat Racing Carbon 210 Race Drone

Redcat Racing Carbon 210 Race Drone

While known mostly for the wide range of surface vehicles, Redcat Racing has just announced a 210-size race drone will be added to their lineup. The Carbon is a RTF machine that features a complete carbon fiber chassis, 2500kV brushless motors, F3 flight controller, 11.1v LiPo battery and charger, a 6-channel 2.4GHz radio system and a full HD camera. It …

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RISE HouseRacer FPV Race Gate Kit Unboxing

RISE HouseRacer FPV Race Gate Kit Unboxing

Indoor flying is fun, but making a course can be kind of boring if you’re limited to table legs and doorways. That’s where RISE’s HouseRacer FPV Race Gate Kit comes into play. This kit comes with everything you need to create a cool indoor flight course. In this video, we pull all the parts out and show you what’s inside, …

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Team Associated Factory Team F6 Formula 1 Build

Team Associated Factory Team F6 Online Build

I love all kinds of motorsports, but Formula 1 is probably my favorite. The cars are wicked fast, look amazingly sleek and can corner faster than anything else out there. I guess that’s why I really love the 1:10 scale F1s as well. So, of course, there’s no surprise that I had a grin on my face from ear to …

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Team Associated Factory Team F6 Formula 1 Build – Part 7 – Electronics

Team Associated Factory Team F6 Formula 1 Build - Part 7 - Electronics

The Build – Part 7 In this, the final step of the Team Associated Factory Team F6 build, we will be installing the rest of the electronics. We’ll be using a Reedy Blackbox 510R Competition ESC, Reedy Zappers 3600mAh 7.6V HV Shorty LiPo and my Futaba 4PX radio system. Congratulations on finishing the build of your Team Associated Factory Team …

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Team Associated Factory Team F6 Formula 1 Build – Part 6 – Wings

Team Associated Factory Team F6 Formula 1 Build - Part 6 - Wings

The Build – Part 6 One of the cool parts of the Team Associated F6 is the fact that it comes with its own set of front and rear wings; no using other companies wings to complete the car. On top of that, they’re great looking, adjustable wings! Wah lah. Wings attached and looking great!!! Moving on to the final …

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