David is one of the original members of the QuadifyRC Facebook group for the WL Toys Range of Cars and one of the more technical contributors. Firstly, a little bit about David:
Where are you from?
Orange County, California
Favorite place to race/brash/drive?
My local outdoor dirt track
Preferred places/websites to source parts?
Banggood (Chinese vendors), Warren RC and Amain hobbies (USA)
Favorite mod/upgrade on the car?
My motor! I absolutely love the Tenshock motors.
Future plans for the car?
Nada planned right now, I absolutely love this little beast. :)
As for his car he has started with a 144001 base and has modified it quite specifically for track use and he has kindly shared the details with us here with lots of pictures below
WL Toys 144001
X1401 2938 brushless 4850kv
HW Quicrun 60A
Surpass Hobby S0017M
HRB, Gens Ace 2200mah 50C (Traxxas) low profile lipos, with XT60 connectors
Losi mini 8ight pin tires all the way
Phat Bodies ATAK
diffs, metal top deck, metal front and rear seats, metal steering rack, upgraded shock towers, carbon fiber steering link with pressed bearings, T-Bone Racing Front/Rear bumpers, LC Racing F/R sway bars, LC Racing Truggy Wing, LC racing CVDs front/rear, LC Racing wheel hexes, APEX 25T Aluminum servo horn
Thanks for sharing your details and pics below David. I think you'll agree this is a very clean and well considered build.
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Thanks for reading and don't forget to check out my RC car blog for the dozens I've guides and reviews I've written. If you are on Facebook don't forget to join our group; we have a lot of technical thinkers and tinkerers who are always working on ways to improve and customise their cars
20/4/2021 01:03:50 am
I love this. I can only imagine how nice it would be to have your own creation shared like this! Very rewarding.
20/4/2021 09:18:34 am
Hey buddy I'll ask David but I believe they are 3d printed: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4602685
21/4/2021 03:28:11 am
Oh damn, more and more this hobby is pushing me towards another.... 3d printing. There's just so much cool stuff you can make for rc cars. Have you tried combining the two hobbies quad?
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