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HPI Wheely King Crawler [READER’S RIDE]

HPI Wheely King Crawler [READER’S RIDE]

Here’s one you don’t see every day: HPI’s wheelie-popping monster truck turned into a rock-crawling tube frame buggy. Steve Glasbergen from Tsawwassen, British Columbia sent it in.The tube chassis itself is from Integy, while power comes courtesy of a 55-turn motor and HobbyWing speed control with drag brake hidden under the vented hood panel. All the body panels and the skid plates are hand-built. Steve chose a Level 3 RC low-CG motor mount and Axial 2.2 Rock Lizard tires. The wheelbase has been stretched from the stock 9.4 to 13 inches, giving it excellent climbing performance.

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Want to see your machine here? Send photos and a description to readersrides@airage.com. Be sure to send the full-size photos. If that bogs your email, use WeTransfer–it’s easy and free.  

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HPI Wheelie King, Rock Buggy, Integy, HobbyWing, Level 3 RC, Axial

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HPI Wheelie King, Rock Buggy, Integy, HobbyWing, Level 3 RC, Axial

 

Updated: August 23, 2017 — 3:08 PM
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