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Author Benfield, Matt, author.

Title Radio control car manual : the complete guide to buying, building and maintaining radio control cars / Matt Benfield.

Publication Info. Sparkford : Haynes Publishing, 2017.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  745.5928 BEN    AVAILABLE
Description 176 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 27 cm
text rdacontent
still image rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Summary Benfield describes the types of radio-control cars; explains the tips behind building a car, including assembly techniques and tools, setting up brakes, suspension and throttle, painting and detailing, applying decals; shows the best ways of maintaining a car from basic maintenance, checking for wear, adjustments, repairs, replacement parts and cleaning; and discusses how to improve your radio-control car performance from engine modifications, electronic speed controllers, up-rating motors and batteries, changing chassis and suspension settings, gear ratios and lightweight components for those who want to. Having achieved the building of the car, Benfield then describes driving techniques from how the controls work, cornering, braking, jumping, racing techniques, channel settings for racing with other cars and finally designing and building a track from layout concepts to design and construction suggestions.
Subject Automobiles -- Models -- Radio control.
ISBN 9781785211621 (hardback)

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