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1/10 RDS Builders Kit

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Product Details

The RDS Competition Spec RWD Drift Car is now available as an unassembled kit. The RDS Builders Kit is intended for serious drifters who want to build a capable drift chassis that they can add all of their favorite electronics and 200mm body to, so it does not include a body, motor, ESC, radio system, steering servo, gyro, battery or charger. The RDS can be set up for three different battery sizes; a competition style 2S shorty LiPo pack, LCG 2S shorty pack, or a standard sized 2S stick pack.
Key Features
  • Set-Up For P-Tile And Polished Concrete
  • Lightweight Carbon Fiber Based Chassis
  • Multiple Steering Link Positions And Sliding Ackerman
  • Ready To Accept An LED Light Kit
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In The Box
  • (1) RDS Builders Kit
  • (1) Instruction Manual
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Needed to Complete
  • (1) 2+ Channel Radio System
  • (1) 540-Size Motor
  • (1) Drift Spec Electronic Speed Control
  • (1) Standard-Size Steering Servo
  • (1) Drift Spec Gyro
  • (1) 7.2V - 7.4V Battery
  • (1) Battery Charger
  • (1) 200mm Wide, 253-261mm Wheelbase Body
1/10 RDS Builders Kit

Introduction

Redcat engineered the RDS from the ground up, for a specific purpose, to compete. The RDS is a highly competitive rear wheel drive drift car that excels on surfaces which are found on many prepared RC drift tracks, such as carpet, p-tile, and polished concrete. The RDS can also be used on unpolished concrete and asphalt, though you may not get to experience its full potential on these rougher surfaces.

Overview

The RDS is ready to run and includes a 2.4GHz radio system, 540 3300kv brushless motor, 60A brushless ESC, coreless digital Hexfly Drift-Spec steering servo and a drift specific gyro. Gyros are a necessity on rear wheel drive drift cars as they allow the driver to achieve true-to-scale door to door drift action. The included Hexfly GX-1 gyro automatically countersteers the car, enabling it to maintain a smooth arc through drifts. The amount of automatic countersteer can be fine tuned by adjusting the amount of gain on the gyro.

Competitive drifting is based on line, angle, and style. How close someone is to the ideal line, having maximum angle throughout the run, moving through the course quickly and having minimal corrections after committing to an angle are what judges look for. While this is mostly achieved by skill, it is also necessary to have a predictable drift car that is adjustable to your driving style. The RDS excels in this area with its lightweight carbon fiber based chassis and adjustability. Everything on the RDS is adjustable to suit the driver’s needs, including camber, caster, toe, ackerman, roll center, wheelbase and center of gravity. The motor plate can be mounted in three different positions, altering the car’s chassis roll and weight bias. This can be used to adjust the amount of traction and chassis roll the RDS has on different surfaces. Being able to fine tune ackerman is important in drifting as it directly affects corner speed. The RDS has multiple steering link positions and a sliding ackerman plate, making it easy to fine tune ackerman. The RDS is loaded with tuning capabilities that will suit even the most advanced drivers.

The included RDS body not only looks amazing, but it is ready to accept an LED light kit. LED light kits are sold separately. The RDS has front and rear light buckets that are ready to accept four LED lights in the rear and two up front. Whether it’s day or night, the RDS looks trick.

While the RDS is an advanced competition spec drift car, it is also a perfect choice for beginners and is already set up out of the box for polished concrete and p-tile surfaces. This means someone learning to drift can open up the RDS and start practicing with the factory settings. We are releasing several how-to videos that include beginner drifting, advanced drift techniques, initial vehicle setup, advanced chassis tuning and understanding how drift competitions work.

These videos are hosted by a seasoned drifter who owns and operates one of the largest drift tracks in the US. He will share his wealth of drifting knowledge to help you become more confident and competitive with your new RDS competition spec drift car, regardless of your current skill level. Whether you’re a novice or a pro, check out the all new RDS competition spec rear wheel drive drift car today.

Get your very own RDS 2-WD Competition Spec Dift Car Today!

RTR Competition Spec Drift Car

 

Adjustable Alignment and Chassis Settings
Adjustable Alignment and Chassis Settings

Everything on the RDS is adjustable to suit the driver’s needs, including camber, caster, toe, ackerman, roll center, wheelbase and center of gravity.

 

Carbon Fiber Components
Carbon Fiber Components

The RDS excels in this area with its lightweight carbon fiber based chassis and adjustability.

 

Three Motor Positions
Three Motor Positions

The motor plate can be mounted in three different positions, altering the car’s chassis roll and weight bias.

 

Adjustable Front and Rear Toe
Adjustable Front and Rear Toe

Use the included toe blocks to adjust the front and rear toe angles to best suit your specific needs.

 

Maximum Drift Steering Angle
Maximum Drift Steering Angle

How close someone is to the ideal line, having maximum angle throughout the run, moving through the course quickly and having minimal corrections after committing to an angle are what judges look for.

 

Adjustable Ackermann
Adjustable Ackermann

The RDS has multiple steering link positions and a sliding ackerman plate, making it easy to fine tune ackerman.

 

Brushless Power System - 540 3300kv Motor – 60 Amp ESC
Brushless Power System - 540 3300kv Motor – 60 Amp ESC

The RDS is ready to run and includes a 2.4GHz radio system, 540 3300kv brushless motor, 60A brushless ESC, coreless digital Hexfly Drift-Spec steering servo and a drift specific gyro.

 

Drift Gyro and Coreless Drift Spec Digital Servo
Drift Gyro and Coreless Drift Spec Digital Servo

Gyros are a necessity on rear wheel drive drift cars as they allow the driver to achieve true-to-scale door to door drift action.

 

HDPE Drift Tires and Scale Wheel Nut Covers
HDPE Drift Tires and Scale Wheel Nut Covers

While the RDS is an advanced competition spec drift car, it is also a perfect choice for beginners and is already set up out of the box for polished concrete and p-tile surfaces.

 

LED Ready
LED Ready

The included RDS body not only looks amazing, but it is ready to accept an LED light kit.

 

An Abundance Of Livery Designs To Choose From
An Abundance Of Livery Designs To Choose From

Includes a decal sheet to customize the body to your liking!

 

Product Specifications

Battery Sold Separately
Internal Gear Ratio 2.6
Motor Size 3300KV RC540 Brushless Motor
Product Length 17.5197" (445 mm)
Steering Type 2WS
Suspension 4 Coil Over Shocks / Sliding Adjustable Ackerman
Wheel Width 1.02362" (26mm)
Chassis Carbon Fiber Upper and Lower Deck
Completion Level Kit
Drivetrain 2WD
Drive Type Forward/Brake/Reverse
Product Height 4.92126" (125 mm)
Power Type Electric
Servos Sold Separately
Body Not Included
Scale 1/10
Vehicle Size Standard
Inner Tire / Outer Wheel Diameter 2.0 in
Product Width 8.58268" (218 mm)
Radio Sold Separately
Final Drive Ratio 8.8
Motor Type Brushless
Speed Control Sold Separately
Wheelbase 10.1181" (257 mm)
Charger Sold Separately
Receiver Sold Separately
Shock Type Aluminum Body Oil Filled
Product Weight 1136g (2.514 LBS)
Vehicle Type Drift Car