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Old 05-14-2011, 12:15 PM
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6V does the trick without breaking any precious parts .

ps. have not started with lipo yet but a 2S might fit in the battery tray

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Old 05-19-2011, 10:30 PM
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Hey LB, how you been? I just scored a new WW2 for $105. YEEHAW! I plan on getting some bearings. Got a sport tuned tamiya coming. Will be looking for Tamiya shocks as well. Can't wait!
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Sheesh, that's a really great deal.. lucky!! Be sure to keep us posted with your build!!
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Yeah I was sure someone would jump in at last minute and out bid me. Sealed box and all. I also picked up a 1/16 Pershing locally for an incredible price, built with radio, charger, box, batteries...everything for $400! Was a shelf queen/adult owned. The girl is not aware that Willy is coming to live with us though, HA!
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To complete your military setup, you should get the new Fast Attach Vehicle as well.. that's coming out in a couple of months.. !!
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Is that the military Sand Scorcher buggy? There is always room for "1 more car" ;-)
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Please check the FAV thread, take a look!!

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_10515883/tm.htm
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do me a FAV have a look at this

work progressing,



and another willy m38 gets rescued
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LOL, you have too many.. nice!!

I need to work on mine.. they just sit in boxes.. ha ha!
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had a visit by the toothfairy.



Both Willy 2 got some new dentals 20T.
Also my TA01/02 hummer and f150, cc01 and scx10 now got steel inplants instead of aluminium.
(the one in front right was in a willy)

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Thats the problem with waiting for the paint to dry.

Just got another Willy 2 on the bay.

This one will be converted to Willy Wheeler 2000
(got the bodyshell laying around somewhere)


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ha, did you get the willy for 63 euro's, the one with the head detached? I was looking at bidding at that...
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SWEET! One of these days, I will convert one of them Wheelers too!! Please keep us posted! (I have the bodyset as well.. !!)



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Thats the problem with waiting for the paint to dry.

Just got another Willy 2 on the bay. [img][/img]

This one will be converted to Willy Wheeler 2000
(got the bodyshell laying around somewhere)

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ha, did you get the willy for 63 euro's, the one with the head detached? I was looking at bidding at that...
ja sorry, dat was ik heb je die andere te pakken gekregen?

Sh*t I payed to much,prices are down today, the other one went for 53

@lunchbox your bodyset is in a box right, that one will never be build.

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Has not been opened from the package, correct... [&:]


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@lunchbox your bodyset is in a box right, that one will never be build.
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nice red but not totally satisfied, floor in front will become matt black and the rear silver.
more pics later on

some progress



I used tamiya white primer instead of the grey one but i am not so happy with the result
it got some orange skin on several places.

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ja sorry, dat was ik heb je die andere te pakken gekregen?

nope that wassent me, I did not see another, probably only posted on the german ebay...

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I am working on getting parts together for my WW2 build. I have not decided as to what colour I am going to paint it. I could go box art style olive drab, totally acceptable. I thought about painting it this colour:

TS-20 Metallic Green
Maybe over a silver base coat. My 1:1 Willys is similar, maybe a little darker. I might go this route to try and have a mini model of my CJ. I would like to get another body kit to paint up in original colour. Hopefully Willy shows up today. I have my bearings,ESC,RX, & Sport tuned motor on their way. I should be able to slide him in the garage before the girl notices, HA!

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Yes hide your Willy in the garage, before you know you have to buy another one.

I had to, now my girl has her own Willy

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New arrival



rear in the middle.

The previous owner started the build but I think the car run perhaps once.
Had a 21T pinion and the motor didn't turn, the rotor was stuck because the screw to fix the motor to the chassis made contact.
But at least it got ballbearings.

Well it is all fixed including some screws that were missing and he runs just fine now (with a 20T pinion)

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Nice garage! Hey how do you like WW compared to the WW2?
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Awesome, that's a lot of Willy there!!
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I only run the WW lwb on special occasions with a 6V batterypack, the gearbox is still smooth and very silent, just big fun to ride and watch.
The Willy 2 is for bashing on the bmx track or for the beach.



Irish pub is on the right behind the bicycle shop, very convinient.
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Awesome, that's a lot of Willy there!!
Mainly all your fault. Thanks for the inspiration.


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I don't have that many!! ha ha!

I have a WW2 as runner.. a WW2 NIB.. a Wheeler body kit, and 2 M38 (but incomplete, from eBay).. nowhere near your Willy collection!! LOL!
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