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billet works 07-05-2007 05:07 PM

My scratch built wk crawler...
 
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First off, hey all, I am a new member to the site located in DFW, Texas (in case there any other local crawler freaks in the area).

Well, I recently picked up a WK kit from Kevin over at TCS and ended up tearing it down before even running it stock. Well, I finally finished it up a couple of days ago (other than some tweaking) so I thought I would share. Remaining is relocating my lower links to the inside of the axles, mounting some maxx sized wheels and tires on it, and converting to a brushless/lipo setup...I know it's too long for comp, this is a basher.

Don

balang_479 07-05-2007 05:08 PM

wow. that is some machine work... nice..

sickfab 07-05-2007 05:32 PM

That thing is super ill. Damn. :shock: "thumbsup"

genki 07-05-2007 05:34 PM

Wow...that is awesome. Love what you have done with the servo mount!!

JIA's Dad 07-05-2007 06:02 PM

Billit Works,

Put me down for 4 of the upper link axle mounts. If you will make me some?

musicmaniac 07-05-2007 06:11 PM

WOW!! That is amazing work. Great job man! I am with JIA's dad on the upper link axle mounts!

billet works 07-05-2007 06:20 PM

Thanks for the compliments!!!...it's just my 10 day crawler effort.

Don

JasonInAugusta 07-05-2007 06:56 PM

I'm diggin' the link mounts.

RedNeck Rc 07-05-2007 06:57 PM

I can't believe the chassis, it looks like an alien ninja star or something.
"thumbsup"to you man.

noob@this 07-05-2007 06:58 PM

Don,

First off, welcome to the board :lol:

That is a hell of a nice looking build ya got there "thumbsup"

New WK parts seem to be popping up everywhere these days !

Can't wait to see what else you come up with....

NooB

62PYRO 07-05-2007 07:01 PM

Nice machine work.Let's see more.Get a vendors star and I think you could do well.
Pat

Mac10 07-05-2007 07:29 PM

looks like that chassis is made for a wk.
and I will take two upper link mounts also!!!!

looks sweet man I like it.

just_now 07-05-2007 08:32 PM

Nice truck.

2Crawlers 07-06-2007 01:34 AM

How does it crawl?

billet works 07-06-2007 09:59 AM

If the rain stops this weekend I'll head out to the trails and take some action shots to post up...

As for what else is coming...well I can tell you as time permits I'll be machining my own axles, trans., beadlocks, etc...unfortunately real work interferes with my hobby stuff...haha

Nasher 07-06-2007 11:11 AM

WOW that's the only word I can think of that can describe how much i love that

Lumpmister 07-06-2007 01:22 PM

That is one of the Coolest WK I have seen in a while. What machine did you do to make te chassis and all the cool other aluminum goodies?

billet works 07-06-2007 01:34 PM

I've got a new HAAS 3 axis out in the shop...draw my stuff in AutoCAD and Solidworks, and program everything in Mastercam.

Thanks for the kind words...it is a project still in process but I will keep the thread updated with any new madness I can come up with to add to it.

Don

billet works 07-06-2007 07:31 PM

Shortened and relocated lower links...
 
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It's setup kind of high right now for screwing around on the small rocks/dirt mounds outside the shop...will drop her down and go try to hit some bigger stuff this weekend.

yarddog35 07-06-2007 08:11 PM

Nice rig man, thats a sweet custom build. Hope to be rockin some of your parts soon."thumbsup"


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