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Old 08-12-2013, 05:06 PM
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Still high enough, you will see when I put the video
Old 08-12-2013, 06:53 PM
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Looking forward to the video!!
Old 08-13-2013, 09:05 AM
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Sorry, link got broken my last video, just re-posting in case anyone wants to see.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2eo1vip34I Desmo, looking forward to your video what oil shocks did you use? I would like to order a pair and l like that color.
Old 08-13-2013, 12:03 PM
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What is your setup, motor and gear ?
Old 08-14-2013, 04:50 AM
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I am using one of the optional gears I honestly forget which one it has been awhile since I built up this model. The motor is a old 19T checkpoint money motor, but since it is slowing down a bit I will be putting a 13.5T brushless setup in it.

What oil dampers are you using on yours? I like those alot.
Old 08-14-2013, 08:30 AM
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Those are from ebay, just type wild willy and you will find them. I think somwhere in england, 4 pieces for 30 euro
Old 08-14-2013, 08:40 AM
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Things sure are expensive in Europe.. 30 euros..
Old 08-14-2013, 04:54 PM
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Don't think so this for 4 dempers, oh btw england is not europe, LoL
Old 08-14-2013, 05:03 PM
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Since euro was used, I figured that it was Europe.. I guess I still associate England w/ GBP..
Old 08-19-2013, 03:28 AM
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Wel here some pictures of my painting.




Old 09-11-2013, 12:21 PM
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Light-kit installed, with my son's grave digger and his new tires




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Old 09-28-2013, 01:31 PM
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Just finished mine. About 30 years ago I had a Tamiya Super Champ an my one year younger brother had a Tamiya Wild Willy 1 (which he still has). Now I have 3 kids of my one and they started with RC cars (Traxxas ones):



I came across two used Wild Willy 2's. One is in pretty bad shape, the other was in better shape. So fixed the first one up, going to start with the second one soon.

First build has some nice things to it. Tamiya Sport Tuned engine, Carson LED-unit RACE, Wild Willy's head turns with steering, Street Jam grille and Street Jam old style bumper. But let the pictures speak for themselve.

This is as I bought the two used Wild Willy 2's, the right one is now redone. The other one will be my next rebuild.




The first rebuild:





























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Old 09-28-2013, 02:36 PM
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Looks great! Make sure you post some detail on the turning head setup!!
Old 09-28-2013, 03:01 PM
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Nice work, I so some detail I already have seem from others. Maybe you can put some heatwrap on the front of the bumper.
Old 10-23-2013, 08:53 PM
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Real life WW!

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Old 11-04-2013, 02:08 PM
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Here is our latest video... lol the original Tamiya promo revisited...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WreZMQgwoQY
Old 11-24-2013, 06:07 PM
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Hi everyone. I too have a ww2 I've had him since about 2002 I think. I am one of the fue that have smashed the chassis to bits lol. You guys have inspired me to restore him once again. Btw thought you would like to see this. Tamiya gpWatch "【Final】TAMIYA GP Willy Masters 2013 ウイリーマスター決勝" on YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRIQ...e_gdata_player
Old 12-03-2013, 02:49 PM
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here is my "fast" body in custom candy red - I have a second unopened body that will be done to spec/boxart


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Old 01-02-2014, 05:35 AM
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Hi guys! Been a while . . . got Willy out during the holiday break and did some running around the driveway. Sad to say, I managed to do a few flips and got the front grill to fall off, and a few minor scratches on the body. Don't know if the rear stabilizer bar I installed was part of the problem. Maybe I'll take it off again and see how she goes. Still using the black motor.

Oh well, I guess I just have to take him apart again and do some maintenance and repaint..

OT . . . hey LB, need your help buddy . . . I have this vintage nitro RC kit I can't seem to identify . . . nor find anything about it in the web. Maybe you can take a look at it?

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Old 01-19-2014, 05:44 AM
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hey guys i just got 2 pair of hpi warlock wheels and hpi yokohoma geolander tires:



they fit no problem on the back of the wr-02, but is there some way to install 12mm hex wheels on the front?
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Old 01-19-2014, 09:30 AM
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Take a look at the Farm King's setup. You can probably use those parts to run hex wheels.

Old 01-20-2014, 12:11 PM
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Thank you that was what I was looking for.

If anyone else wants to do this you can use the B9 part that is in the wr-02 box already. You just need 2 spare axels and 2 hex adapters like on the rear wheels.

i will post some pictures tomorrow, only thing I still need is shorter tie rods for the steering.
Old 01-20-2014, 12:18 PM
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Glad that you found what you are looking for! Keep us posted!
Old 01-29-2014, 12:02 PM
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Willy got a new ride GF01 chassis (4WD) and an FJ40 flatbed body.



oh and the guy from the 4x4 hilux got a new ride too

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Old 01-30-2014, 08:32 AM
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4wd ftw!

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