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20-05-2008, 11:04 AM
Haynes Manual for RC CARS

Matt Benfield from Radio Control Car RACER magazine got together with Haynes (Famous for their full-scale car maintenance manuals) to produce an interesting and informative book on various aspects of R/C Cars. Aimed at various aspects, from buying to maintenance & even going for your first race - the book is aimed at people getting into the hobby more than experienced racers, but should still be a good read for all - Oh and there's some great oOple photos in there of course.


Owning and driving a radio control car is enormous funfor drivers of all ages. Modern radio control cars offersomething for everyone, from pre-built models for indoor use, to professionally designed kits which make use of modern materials to allow miniaturisation of the cutting-edge technology used in full-size cars.
This book provides a complete guide to all aspects of buying and using a radio control car, covering both electric and nitro models. The down-to-earth text, supported by numerous colour photographs and
illustrations, provides everything the complete novice needs to know, yet is suffi ciently detailed to appeal to those who already own a radio control car who are looking to progress to a more complex model or to become involved in racing.
With the aid of over 200 colour illustrations, The Radio Control Car Manual includes details of:

■ How to choose a model including electric and
nitro, kits and ready-to-run (RTR)
■ Building a car tools, assembly techniques,
basic set-up, installing radio gear, painting
and fi nishing
■ Maintaining a car cleaning, checking
geometry, checking electrics, protecting
against water
■ Performance enhancements upgrading,
batteries, chassis and suspension settings,
gearing, bodyshells, wheels and tyres
■ Driving a car choosing radio gear, driving
techniques, mastering jumps, problem solving
■ Going racing racing classes, race day, racing
techniques, designing a track
■ Appendices including glossary
and useful contacts

20-05-2008, 11:06 AM
Cool! I know there's already one on the topic "sex" :D

20-05-2008, 11:15 AM
Yes the RC Car Manual is just another addition to their wide range of titles including The Man Manual, The Teenager Manual, etc.

20-05-2008, 11:43 AM
well, if anyone could give a small review of this book, that would be awesome.

21-05-2008, 01:08 PM
One for the Christmas list I guess. A nice stocking filler.

21-05-2008, 02:26 PM
I will see what can be done although maybe I am a little biased!

21-05-2008, 02:53 PM
Ill review it :)

lookes a pretty cool book top job matt.


21-05-2008, 03:48 PM
got mine today and it is a really good book and im in it:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup: