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Without a doubt, one of the most popular 1/10 4wd buggies to hit the market this year has been the TLR 22-4. While many were skeptical of it’s resemblance to the 1990’s XX-4 buggy, it has proven to be a race winning buggy in the hands of local Joe’s and nation Pro’s. The ‘hot setup’ for the buggy has been to convert the buggy to a shorty LiPo pack, as opposed to the kit saddle LiPo pack setup. The new setup takes a little home modification here and there, which isn’t hard, but what IS hard is keeping your battery in place. The stock battery strap was not designed to hold a shorty pack in place, therefore many racers (including myself) have struggled to find a secure way to keep that shorty where it needs to be. Factory RC recognized this issue, and released their adjustable TLR 22-4 Carbon Fiber ‘Shorty’ Battery Strap. It just so happens we were lucky enough to get our hands on one, and put it to the test!

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