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Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

Old 02-01-2013, 06:16 PM
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

Here's the Wheeler bodyset that I got... one of these days I should build up a Wheeler 2000...
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Old 02-01-2013, 06:24 PM
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

Got that one too and I managed to score the wing. now I got two used bodies (with chassis) and one in a bag two more to go to complete the racing team. [8D]
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Old 02-01-2013, 06:52 PM
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Nice!!
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Old 02-02-2013, 03:23 AM
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

hi lunchboxer
thanks for the help (you still are very lucky) lol

Waterbok you are a star. Right all i am going to need is wheeler body,

Thanks guys, your the best

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Old 02-04-2013, 07:15 AM
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

Farm King in action!

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Old 02-04-2013, 07:22 AM
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

At first from the pic, I thought the Farm King has the same front tires as the regular WW-2 and over-sized rear tires.. but it turned out that the front tires are 97mm unit (I think from TLT? Looks kind of like it).. so it has smaller front tires... ha!
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Old 02-04-2013, 07:46 AM
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

If they used the TLT wheelset for the fronts then they would indeed need a 12mm hex setup.
Everything Willy is sort of mix and match nowadays. just look at the Unimog - LB chassis they used.
By the way, I like that aluminum front brace. How much is it?
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Old 02-04-2013, 08:16 AM
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

I didn't buy it.. only saw it on eBay.. I think it was not cheap.. $40+..
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Old 02-04-2013, 09:03 AM
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

Suddenly, Willy upgrades coming out of the woodwork . . . more good stuff from Tech Racing Japan . . .did you see the aluminum NOS bottle? How's about the front and rear suspension arms? Wicked! I lke the front damper stays, the servo mounts, don't know what the front wide axle shafts are for . . . nor the body mounts. And they come in anodized gold as well . . . did I mention aluminum?
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Old 02-04-2013, 09:39 AM
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

Yeah, saw the aluminum NOS bottle, but that's pure bling only.. nice to have, but can't live without, I think.. ha!
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

that stuff is on the market since a couple of months, but way expensive.
But yes very bling [8D]
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Old 02-11-2013, 12:59 PM
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

Saw some nice WR-02 pics from TamiyaBlog..
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Old 02-11-2013, 10:09 PM
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

I like the Veedub.
Too bad he "carnaged" the fender wells.
[:@]
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Old 02-12-2013, 05:12 AM
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

Ha, yeah... I think he wante to moun the body low and still clear the front wheels...
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Old 02-18-2013, 02:54 PM
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

As the misses got me the Jimny and VW T bodies for my Bday, I sourced another WR chassis and spend it some dynawheels.


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Old 02-18-2013, 08:55 PM
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

Are they aluminum wheels?!
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Old 02-18-2013, 10:16 PM
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

I think they are street rover rims/tires.
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Old 02-19-2013, 11:44 AM
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

As I said Dyna wheels from Dyna Blaster/Blitzer Beetle Chrome Edition, but yes they got rereleased on the streetrover.
Mine are originals , genuine Tamiya high quality plastic rims

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Old 02-28-2013, 06:05 PM
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

Tamiya just posted this video... !

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Old 04-28-2013, 03:03 AM
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

So here is the proof that pulling Wheelies with a jeep aint fiction.
But we got beaten to it by a girl toddler. [:@]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzfLiwwUFO4[/youtube]

Girlpower

The next rerelease will be called Wheeling Wilma and comes in pink.
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

Did I ever post anything here about the progress on my 4x4 wild willy? I think I did, but never showed the result... it is almost finished, it rides but a final version of the chassis is underway from the printer, with small updates.

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Old 04-28-2013, 05:40 AM
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

The head of the driver is bigger than Willy'!! [X(]
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

Took my Wild Willy 2 out to the beach. Sealed gearbox kept all the sand out, seemed to run really well at the beach, surprised me that's for sure.

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Old 04-30-2013, 06:14 AM
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Looks good.. I need to get a LiPo that would fit in the battery compartment of WW-2.. [&:]
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Old 04-30-2013, 06:24 AM
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Default RE: Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Resource Thread!

I  have these, and they fit... and are awesome...
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...Lipo_Pack.html
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