Gary’s Heavy Red Hauler

Gary’s Heavy Red Hauler

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Submitted By
Brian Fortucci
Murphy, NC, United States of America
Build Information
Readers Ride Title Gary's Heavy Red Hauler
Vehicle Class Scale
Chassis Brand Other
Chassis Model Eachines EAT01 1/16 6WD Military
Other Chassis Brand and Model Eachines EAT01 started it's life as a Cheap 6WD Military Truck and was turned into a to a 12 Wheel Monster.!
Body Brand Other
Body Model Stock (customized)
Other Body Brand and Model Stock Customized
Power System Electric
Electric Motor Brand and Model WPL Upgraded 370 Motor and Transfer case
Speed Control Brand and Model 20A Double Sides Brushed ESC (upgraded)
Battery Brand and Model Reedy 7.4v Lilo 850 mAh
Wheels and Tires Brand and Model Metal (Red) 4X4 Rear Double RC Car Wheel For 1/16 WPL (2 sets) 12 Wheels and Tires
Shocks Brand and Model Stock Leaf Springs
Axles Brand and Model WPL Metal 4×4 Bridge Axle / metal gears (x2) Rear
WPL Metal Front Axle / metal gears
Paint Brand and Model Pro-Line Water based Airbrush (White)
Faskolor Water based Airbrush (Faschange Purple) for pearl effect
Faskolor Water based Airbrush (Grey)
Graphics Brand and Model The red is 3M reflective Vinyl on exterior as well as interior on seats
Scale Accessories Brand and Model Integy Winch (toggle)
Scale Fire extinguisher (WPL)
Braded wire wrap (Matco)
LED ON/OFF 3rd channel switches (x2)
Multicolor Metal Drinking Straws (Walmart) For exhaust tips
Light System Brand and Model 12v LED Custom layout 36 lights total
12v Loose LEDs (Amazon) (32)
12v Car Interior Accent Lights (Walmart) (4) On Roof
(12) Metal LED housings both 3mm and 5mm
Radio System Brand and Model Dumbo RC X4 (RadioLink)
RC6GS Receiver
Other Options Brand and Model The deck in the rear is made out of carbon fiber composite and red oak. This truck features like 12 separate pieces of custom carbon fiber. All wiring is run through custom channeling through the chassis. Twin sets of Duallys in the rear with thinner tires that the front. That's why there are two spares… one spare for each style tire.
Also made a custom dashboard. Drilled out the dials, cut out small piece of clear Lexan and drew little dials on it. Then I backlit the dash with a single LED.
Further Description/Back Story This is a special build for me. This all started when my good YouTube friend Gary (RC Trailcats) wanted to do a collab with me. I was totally in.! Gary bleeds RC Skillz.! But I wanted to do something a bit different. So many collabs out there. So I came up with an idea that we will both start out with the same RC Vehicle, and build them in secret at our respective shops. We then upgrade and customize them with no rules. When both of us have their builds complete, we ship them to each other sight unseen. So about 5 months after we sent the first email we traded trucks.! Best collab that I had ever done.! We had so much fun. Neither of us having any clue what the other was doing. He sent to me a 540 TrailMaster powered monster with a Toyota Land Cruiser Lexan shell. And I sent him this little guy. The videos that he made gushing over the quality of my build about made my cry. Totally worth the 5 months that it took me to build the truck.! To see this in the magazine would mean everything. I dont have to win, just being in there with this build would be AMAZING.!

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