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July 13, 2012
 

Unparachute Your SC Truck – FREE Article

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Written by: Jeff Eveleigh

Short Course trucks are king of the hobby right now, with their popularity continuing to grow unabated. The large tarp-style body of an SC has a well-known problem of parachuting over larger jumps, with many people Swiss-cheesing their rides to let this unwanted air out. But it isn’t as simple as hacking out a bunch of holes; at least, not if you want to maximize body performance. We hooked up with design genius Jason Ruona of JConcepts to get the lowdown on how to get your Short Course body to carve through the air like a missile while still maintaining aesthetic appeal, aerodynamic integrity, and……..

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Unparachute Your SC Truck – FREE Article

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Features
• Engine Prep With Paul King
• Glue Tires With Mark Pavidis

Learn
• Engine Break In
• Un-Parachute A Short Course Body
• Paint with Stickers
• Paint Mask – Tape or Liquid Mask?
• Set Up Your Steering Servo

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• Team Associated FT B4.1 WC
• Losi 5IVE-T
• HPI Bullet ST 3.0
• Axial EXO Terra Buggy

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• Pro-Line Performance Transmission

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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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