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We all started as novices at our Carisma 1/14th car club. But with some reading, trial and error and community support, we are become pretty well informed about out new hobby.

At first we spent hours pawing over the surprisingly well produced and details documentation that came with out Carisma 1/14th cars. The fully exploded part list and mechanical layout was invaluable for our early breakages - as we tried to identify which bits we needed to replace.

Then, as time went by the manual became useful for choosing and designing our hop-ups and customisation. There are a range of factory build parts that can enhance the performance of these little 1/14th Carisma R/C cars. Wheels, motors and batteries were all interchangeable, but a little more care needed to be taken if choosing a new drive cog or wishbone section.

We still reach for the documentation now and again, but more often than not there is someone else at the club who can tell us first hand how to fix the problem.

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"Having grown up racing Tamiya radio and remote controlled cars and trucks I was keen to get my kids started on the same hobby. Here, I share my R/C reviews and guides to getting started in this electric and petrol powered world."


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