One Wild Willys

One Wild Willys

Final Build Photos

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Submitted By
Zachary Paivarinta
Winter Garden, FL, United States of America
Build Information
Readers Ride Title One Wild Willys
Vehicle Class Scale, Rock Crawler
Chassis Brand Axial
Chassis Model SCX10 II
Body Brand Other
Body Model Custom 3D Printed 1956 Willys Pickup
Other Body Brand and Model This build started out as just a regular SCX10 II Cherokee. I printed a 1956 Willys Pickup body for this build, I had custom fenders and bumpers fabricated by Scotty Bolin at Blue Line Fab. I also had a 6BT diesel engine printed by ScaleRat to bring this build to another level.
Power System Electric
Electric Motor Brand and Model This truck is running a Holmes Hobby 27T Trailmaster.
Speed Control Brand and Model I managed to fit a Hobbywing 1080 in the custom wood battery box in the bed.
Battery Brand and Model This truck ran a 2200mah 50c GensAce battery.
Wheels and Tires Brand and Model ReefsRC Typhon wheels, wrapped with some Proline 3.85" OD Interco SS TSLs, Locked Up scale hardware and RC4WD front scale hubs.
Shocks Brand and Model I ran 90mm RC4WD Rock Krawler front shocks and a DinkyRC cantilever setup in the rear running Traxxas 1/18 shocks.
Axles Brand and Model Axial AR44 axles with RC4WD Poison Spider dif covers.
Paint Brand and Model Several mixed layers of Rustoleum paint, some weathering done with Vallejo and Tamiya weathering kits.
Graphics Brand and Model N/A
Scale Accessories Brand and Model This thing was loaded down with several custom made scale accessories as well as several RC4WD accessories.
Light System Brand and Model RC4WD Baja Design pods is what I ran in the front light buckets.
Radio System Brand and Model A Flysky GT5 and receiver was what powered this truck down the trails.
Sound System Brand and Model N/A
Other Options Brand and Model ReefsRC Raw500 servo, Scratch built interior, several other scratch built items, scale items and custom work.
Further Description/Back Story After attending USTE (Ultimate Scale Truck Expo) for several years and seeing all the amazing builds people had done year after year, I wanted to finally give it a go and see what I was truly capable of. I knew if I wanted to potentially make this thing worthy of an award, I'd truly have to make it unique and scale. A full year later, many design changes, swapping out of parts, hiccups and frustration, I finally got it to where I wanted it to be. USTE22 is a year I'll always remember. I received 2 finalist ribbons for Best Interior & Best Engine Bay and ended up winning an award for Best Engine Bay. This build is one I'll cherish forever.

Build Process Photos

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