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September 28, 2012
 

Diff Building with Paul King – FREE Article

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Written by: Jeff Eveleigh

To an RC enthusiast venturing into 1/8 scale for the first time, working on the differentials can be intimidating (and, worst case scenario, discouraging). “Can I assemble these and keep them from leaking?”, “Look at this black goop, what do I do with this?”, “What weight oil should I put in here?”, “How full should it be?”, etc. I hope you’ll have someone helping you with the initial diff setup, but I will do my best to explain it in simple terms and dispel……

 

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Diff Building with Paul King – FREE Article

Read this and other great articles in VRC Magazine Issue #3

VRC_003 Contents
Features
• LiPo Fairy Tales – Things you should know
• Tessmann National Winning Buggy and Truggy – We sticker our fingers in to see what he used
• F1 Spectacular – We celebrate Tamiya and Formula 1
• Win – You can win stuff just for buying this magazine!

Learn
• Build a clutch
• Rebuild gear diffs with Paul King
• Wire up a Tekin RX8 (or any brushless speedo for that matter)
• Clean your car like a pro
• Paint hard plastic bodies

Tested
• Team Durango DEX210
• Arrma Fury
• Tamiya F104V2 Pro
• Team Associated SC10GT RTR

Product Tests
• Novak Club Sport System
• KO Propo EX-1 KIY
• MIP Pro4mance Pack for the Losi SCTE

Tips, babble, insights in the industry, news, the latest race results, sweet action photography, your rides, your videos, and more content than anything you can find on the planet! That’s 166 pages of pure RC bliss. You can’t go wrong.

 



About the Author

Jeff Eveleigh
Jeff Eveleigh– Founded XXX Main Racing in 1998 and changed the way the industry thought about RC car videos and graphics. Jeff has also been an integral part of the hobby for 25 years with over two decades of retail hobby store experience as well as being a leading technical editor for Xtreme RC Cars Magazine for over 10 years.



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