1/18 Brushless 4WD Stadium Truck w/ 18Amp System (AUS Warehouse)
Equipped with an 18A brushless power system, this little 1/18 truck is very quick on carpet and roads. Its small size means you can zip around your house on as little as a 2S LiPo pack. The 1/18 truck has a brushless inrunner motor and esc pre-installed along with a high-torque steering servo. All you need to do is include your own Receiver and LiPo battery! This is not a high-performance monster truck, but it is a huge amount of fun indoors and out!
Spec. Motor: Brushless Inrunner(2030) ESC: 18A Brushless (with Reverse) Battery: 2S LiPo (93x30x13mm MAX SIZE) w/ XT-60 connector [Required] Servo: 15g Micro Traction: Full Time 4WD, Twin Diff Length: 250mm Width: 185mm Height: 110mm Groung Clearance: 20~26mm Adjustable Top Speed: 32km/h on standard system
Required. 2S 800mAh LiPo (or larger) Radio System (Rx/Tx)
sure mate, I would go for the red 3 strip LEDs as I was concerned with power consumption with such a small capacity Li-Po. I would be keen to check out the 2 with a switch. On off switches seem good as they are generally not needed while racing around during the www.link try searching HobbyKing for RED LED light...
I also really liked the multi-colour led for just behind the roof (to avoid getting trashed on a roll over) The red combined with the muli look great at night. The multi is surprisingly bright and looks effective
I own a ton of high quality RC stuff, from drift cars to scalers... But I'm telling you know - if you don't own one of these already you need one now! Insanely fast, fun and has to be the best bang for buck I have spent on RC toys!
My son loves it and I enjoyed giving it a blast around our home and at the local BMX park. Not in the same league as my other sons' Turnigy Trooper SCT (which is INCREDIBLE value for money and tons of fun)
Only prob we've had thus far is a screw fell out of the bottom hub connection and allowed him to lose the dogbone driveshaft. Luckily, there is a full range of spare parts, so now the wait until it arrives. Very fast unit too, impressive for it's size, fun! My sons are 7 and 9 as I write this.
I've really enjoyed this car, especially after I installed the twin white LED lights which I popped through the font headlights. Great for ripping around the front on the street at dark, adds to the excitement and speed of the thing. Very snappy acceleration! Highly recommend this great fun little unit.
MUST get a spare dogbone pack, the driveshafts don't like staying in too long as the front steering hub assembly is poorly designed. It pivots on a screw!?? so don't attempt to CA them to stop them falling out, thus letting the dogbones to drop free.
My greatest bit of advice would be remove the screws, top and bottom, add a drop of CA, screw back in but not too tight so it allows it to steer freely. Also, add some heatshrink around the (Front /Rear Axle 2 pcs - 118B, A2023T and A2035) to help keep those suckers remain in your possession! Highly recommend the LED lighting, plugs right into your Rx, the 3 red led combo gives out some great light and helps your navigation when driving down the street further. The twin white headlights, triple cluster rear red and one multicolour for the top of the rear window on the Trooper SCT 1/10 was also a HUGE hit with the neighbourhood kids also. A (my youngest son (7 driving, sorry about the video quality!)
My truck turned up not even going.
The steering servo was stuffed,obviously not even tested at the factory.
Hopeless Hobbyking,and your support sucks as well.
What servo will I need to buy to replace the old one guys?
The MG90s will fit the car nicely without any mods. Do not use a standard plastic gear servo as there is far too much stress on the gears even under normal use. I have used the HK939mg servo on my car without the servo saver and it is very responsive and tuff. This also fits without any mods to the car. Good luck. This is a great little car and very fast.
If you put it into your Wish list and tick the email me box HK will reply when they have stock in, this may take a few mths but once enough people do this they stock up. Other online stores have a range of 1:18 body's that will fit this car but you will pay a big price and most 1:18 body's are plastic not poly/carb. Try supercheap hobby if you get stuck.
Yes they can be upgraded to a larger wheel, BUT width the power of this little beast it is not advisable is this will gear it up and then parts will start to break under the stress. I put a set of 1:10 buggy rims over the tyres of this to run on grass (they just slide over the tyres and fit perfectly ) but this leads to broken diff cups and a very stressed motor.
This buggy is a copy of the rc18t which is are copy of the losi rc18t. Some parts are interchangeable. The rc18t is a much better quality car but is also much more expensive. I have two of these and they often brake the uni joint couplers. To solve this you can wrap them in heatshrink and they last a lot longer. What dimensions of the diff do you need?
You can , but its plenty fast on 2S . 3S puts a lot of strain on the drivetrain and things will wear quickly . You will also have to mess around with the battery tray , use velcro instead of the retaining plate and clips
Love this little Truck! Bought it so I could use it around the house/yard (because the 1/8th monster I have is to fast it use in small areas). And I am very impressed. For the price you couldnt beat this little fella. I was tossing up between this and the 1/16 bug, and got this based on the other review. Running on 2s Lipos it goes really well and prob wouldnt need anything higher, as it'd be impossible to control. Still able to do drifting and donuts on concrete/bitumin. I also ordered the wrong size batteries (1600mA 2s) but was able to get them to fit with little alteration (velcro). Will be ordering a couple more in the future to race with friends. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!!!
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This little truck is amazing. After a long wait it returned to aus warehouse stock and took my 4 yr old down to the local park yesterday to break it in. WOW! Its an absolute hoot. Running the HK GT RX and TX as per package option, 2s Turnigy 1300mah battery. It runs for id estimate 20-25 mins easy. So much grunt on a sealed surface it spins and drifts when the throttle is pegged. It would have to be near 30 plus km as advertised. Originally thought it be ok indoors but it does accellerate so quickly we took the fun outdoors...Played around a little with the turnbuckles to get steering straight as possible pre- using. My 4 yr old loves it, he is easily able to drive it confidently despite the ballistic speed (much more stable over grass re speed for child) I think i should have ordered more than 2 batteries!! Good one HK. Recommend, for the price its sensational. Go buy one definitely.
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awesome fun! more than fast enough on 2s 1300mah, ran sweet straight out of the box! intend on doing heat shrink mod on dogbones as mentioned in other reviews just as a precaution but I havn't had any trouble so far, highly recommend this little truck for beginners like myself!
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Top little car . Best money I ever spent on RC Description claims can be used indoors , I'd caution against that , unless you like repairing more than driving or live in a four car garage , very fast . One recomendation , if you can only afford or are allowed one car , spend the 20 extra and get the Beatle , faster , superior technology .
First impressions of the truck was very good. With the 1300mha lipo it is ballistic. The only Problem I have had is the dogbones kept falling out, because of the diff out drives spreading. My simPle fix to this was cut the top off a car tyre valve cap. Slide it over the outdrives, then heat shrink them on. I also screwed in my top camber arms in all the way. Haven't had a problem since them. Maybe hobbywing. Could maybe invest in some brass tubing to go over the outdrives like other manufactures. Still extremely happy with my purchase