Lesson 3: Steering

Lesson 3: Steering

In this third 'back to the basic' lesson, it is time for the steering. In the previous lessons, you have read how the camber and shocks affect the steering, but what if your wheels are not turning correctly. The complete setup of the truck needs to compliment each other. In this lesson we do not describe the servo, also the mechanics are very important to get the best steering as possible!

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Lesson 4: Differentials

Lesson 4: Differentials

Now it's time for probably the most interesting part of your vehicle, differentials! A 4WD Losi comes with three gear differentials: Front, Center and Rear. The TLR 22-4 comes with ball differentials and are out of scope for now. There is not much what you can change on gear differentials except the fluid. The diff oil decides how your truck behaves itself in corners and driving in a straight line. So, it's wise to fill your differentials with the right oil. However, how does the truck respond on the different thicknesses of fluid?

 

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Lesson 5: Sway Bars

Lesson 5: Sway Bars

There is not much to say about sway bars! Nevertheless, it is important enough to write a special lesson for this part because with different sway bars you are able to change the behavior of your truck. So let us start!

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Wet asphalt run with Losi 5ive Mini WRC RTR + Movie

Wet asphalt run with Losi 5ive Mini WRC RTR + Movie

Today we had some runs with the brand new Losi 5ive Mini WRC RTR. It was big fun to drive this huge RC car! The Mini feels completely different than the 5T. Unfortunately we had some snow a couple of days ago but waiting to drive this thing wasn't an option, so it became a wet run and the Mini did very well!

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The highlights of Nuremberg's Toyfair 2015

The highlights of Nuremberg's Toyfair 2015

Today we had a chat with the Vice President of Horizon Hobby mr. Steve Hall. The staff of Horizon is in Germany at this moment for the Toyfair, the number 1 Toy fair worldwide. Unfortunately we can't visit the expo by ourselves but Steve send us some nice pictures!

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New Losi 5ive-T Off-Road RTR announced

New Losi 5ive-T Off-Road RTR announced

Horizon Hobby has announced a new version of the Losi 5ive-T today. Now it's called the Losi 5ive-T Off Road RTR and this probably because of the line up with the Mini 5ive WRC RTR. Ready to Run so you get a complete package. What is so special about this updated version?

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Latest news about the Mini body and paint issues!

Latest news about the Mini body and paint issues!

Tonight we have discussed the delivery of the 5ive Mini WRC RTR with Horizon Hobby. As shared earlier there were some issues with the paint of the body. The delivery were stopped by Horizon to investigate the issues and work on a structural solution. Since yesterday the cars are back in delivery to the customers. But there is more!

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First impression Losi 5ive Mini WRC RTR

First impression Losi 5ive Mini WRC RTR

The Losi 5ive Mini WRC RTR has arrived Losi Bigscale Nederland HQ! Since yesterday the newest 1/5 scale familiy member is delivered again to all customers who ordered this huge RC car.

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Tourex Bigspeed 3 with Automatic Torque system

Tourex Bigspeed 3 with Automatic Torque system

Please meet the new Tourex clutch system, the Big Speed 3! The Tourex Big Speed 3 clutch system is especially developed to meet the high demands from todays drivers. Since the engines becomes faster and stronger these days the clutch has to handle much power as never before.

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Get the smoothest and most durable Losi with TSL Lubricant

Get the smoothest and most durable Losi with TSL Lubricant

Keeping your RC car in top condition is very important. Not only for racers it makes a huge difference but also for the bashers it is necessary. Really frustrating when you start your engine for a drive and something isn’t working as it should be. That’s why we are using TSL synthetic lubricant!

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