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How To Set Your Slipper Clutch

11/17/2009 by Gary Katzer

Copyright:© 2009 Horizon Hobby, Inc.

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There are few components on your RC car or truck that have as direct an impact on the overall durability and life of your transmission as the slipper clutch. This often under-utilized and misunderstood component of your RC car or truck has long been used to improve traction and reduce wheel spin on slippery surfaces. However, that's only part of the picture. A slipper clutch can also help extend the life and performance of your transmission as a whole. We recently dove into the workings of the slipper clutch on the Losi Strike to point out the innermost workings of the design, how to maintain your slipper and how to properly adjust your unit. Come along with us as we show you how to be a slipper clutch master.