Go Back   RCCrawler Forums > RCCrawler Brand Specific Tech > Heritage Crawlers > HPI Wheely King


Thread: Wheelie King comparison video - before and after the stretch

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-26-2008, 05:37 AM   #1
Rock Stacker
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Charlotte
Posts: 97
Default Wheelie King comparison video - before and after the stretch

I put together a video real quick to show the improvements I've seen from some fairly simple mods, starting with a stock WK.

The "before" truck was out of the box (no electronics kit) with: Stock 27t motor, XL5 esc, stock gearing, front tires reversed, rear brace removed, diffs locked, and 6 cell nimh mounted under the front chassis.

The "after" truck was the same, plus: Rooster Crawler esc and 55t motor, geared 18p 96s, front tires reversed and grooved, front and rear wheels weighted, chassis reversed, 2s lipo in battery tray, servo mounted on axle, stock steering links, and chassis stretched to 12.5" wheelbase.

Keeping the stock tires is still a pretty big handicap, but I think you can see the realized difference from the fairly tame modifications. Biggest difference is in the weight placement - the before truck lurches over rocks and is ready to tumble without warning. The after truck takes the same lines without much trouble, and in some lines it flows right across without a pause.

At the end is just some trail running, I wanted to get more but the camera's batteries went dead. Hope you enjoy!

Miller Time is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 02-26-2008, 11:43 AM   #2
I joined the Band!
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Lancaster
Posts: 116

Awesome video man!!

Really made a big difference, my rock crawler for my WK is coming tommorow!
rebman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2008, 12:45 PM   #3
Rock Crawler
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Denmark
Posts: 904

SnoopMaxx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2008, 11:31 AM   #4
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: in my future Crawler
Posts: 6

Great video.. now i really want the WK i just ordered!!
HeatFire is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:35 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright 2004-2014 RCCrawler.com