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Old 01-04-2007, 05:57 PM   #101
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got mine today. As a stocker, it is pretty slow but probably unbreakable. It will wheelie from a standstill, but has instant reverse to forward action for easy wheelies. Ran one pack (1500's charged up to 1900mah) and then put in my Mamba 5400 system with a matched pack. Its probably 20mph with the stock gearing on 6 cells now. Runtime will be rediculously long. I got bored before I ran the pack down. Wheelies at half throttle were easy, and have full punch control enabled to ease the strain on the parts.

Nothing broke at "high" speed, so these axles are definatly stronger than TLT ones. I will probably buy another truck for the extra axle and parts.
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Old 01-05-2007, 08:18 AM   #102
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The parts that aren't available yet, should be very soon. Tower is listing ETA as "Mid Jan".

Theres pics to my 4wd conversion here: Wheely King, CXT, camper trailer
Which may actually be stronger then stock.
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Old 01-05-2007, 08:47 AM   #103
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Got mine yesterday too! It's a fun truck that can take a beating in stock form. I can't believe how light the tranny is. I took it out to see what I could do to get the motor lower in a tuber. I would like to try to use this little tranny, but not sure I will. The axles though are very cool!
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Old 01-05-2007, 10:59 AM   #104
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Hopefully mine will be here mid next week. I ordered mine from Ultimatehobbies on Monday when they were on sale for $160 shipped. I really do hate the lengthy ground shipping from CA to here in FL though.
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Old 01-05-2007, 11:30 AM   #105
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shipping ups ground is not that long, it take me 4 days to get my, im in OK right now, ok.. got to go try out the truck..he..he...
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Old 01-05-2007, 11:53 AM   #106
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The axles though are very cool!
Seems the axles were meant to be used in crap like this, doesn't it?

Click the image to open in full size.

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Old 01-05-2007, 03:50 PM   #107
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nice steering setup! I think that those WK axles are going to be better for Ralph than the TLT ones were! under the assumption that you are using the same offset rims, the added track width can never hurt
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Old 01-05-2007, 04:22 PM   #108
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JIA, The rebuild is looking good! I was looking at mounting my link/shock mounts like that but the taper of the axle tube and the width threw me off. What did you do to get them to stay located? If U don't mind me asking!
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JIA, The rebuild is looking good! I was looking at mounting my link/shock mounts like that but the taper of the axle tube and the width threw me off. What did you do to get them to stay located? If U don't mind me asking!
It's all listed here...
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Old 01-05-2007, 07:43 PM   #110
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So...just out of curiosity. One has to wonder if maybe these would hold up under super class usage as a light weight and high clearance alternative to the bigger TXT axles and such.


Just a thought.
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John...

Considering they have these available...they might just work.
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So Any Idea Of What Drivelines Will Work If Your Going To Lengthen The Wheelbase? Im Thinking Of Going To 12.5" On A Tuber. I Would Also Like To Make A Rear Driveline Disconnect, But Im Not Shure Where To Start With The Drivelines.
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Old 01-07-2007, 12:21 PM   #113
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Drove Johnrobs yesterday, they are a blast to drive stock!

As soon as I can afford it, I'll be ordering one!
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Old 01-07-2007, 12:22 PM   #114
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Drove Johnrobs yesterday, they are a blast to drive stock!

As soon as I can afford it, I'll be ordering one!
Final you are coping me. I have one ordered aswell. Bastard....
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Old 01-07-2007, 01:00 PM   #115
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Mine is on it's way. I dont know if any of you have or own a HPI MT or MT2 I own 2 of them and they are tough mothers, diff parts are dirt cheap for the stock ones or if you get the MT2SS ones or the hardened MT ones they are a bit pricey but mine have held up fine in mine for the last 3 years. The only thing is that in the MT diff housing you have to shim the pinion to ring gear with a thin washer
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Old 01-07-2007, 06:20 PM   #116
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So Any Idea Of What Drivelines Will Work If Your Going To Lengthen The Wheelbase? Im Thinking Of Going To 12.5" On A Tuber. I Would Also Like To Make A Rear Driveline Disconnect, But Im Not Shure Where To Start With The Drivelines.
Revo shafts work just fine.

I've seen lots of posts asking about Revo shafts...

You can see them installed in this post
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Old 01-12-2007, 05:31 AM   #117
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Any updates on parts or a conversion kit? It is almost mid-january.

Considering getting one of these for my first trail truck instead of the TLT route.

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Old 01-14-2007, 10:46 AM   #118
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Anyone got a clever leaf spring mount, or any ideas to do so? Still on the fence WK/TLT/HL axles...

I could almost buy the whole WK for the price of the HL axle parts alone.
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Anyone got a clever leaf spring mount, or any ideas to do so? Still on the fence WK/TLT/HL axles...

I could almost buy the whole WK for the price of the HL axle parts alone.
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Old 01-16-2007, 11:11 PM   #120
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Very Good Post!!!

It seems I have a bunch of them parts around from various other projects... Could be a 4x4 in no time

YES !!!!
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