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This truck began life as a regular 1982 vintage Nikko Hilux off eBay, when I was all excited about my Tamiya 4x4 Hilux that was coming in the mail. I since traded the Hilux for a beautiful pair of Jeeps (thanks harleydude) so this was left sitting around looking cool but not working because the original transmitter was missing. I set out to do a custom job on it (I love doing these on Nikkos).
-Shaft driven full-time 4WD
-LRP Fusion Micro mod 370 drive motor
-Losi Mini LST twin motor ESC
-High/Low gear ratios selectable from switch in bed
-Micro servo steering up front
-Working headlights (soon!)
-Switch in bed to transfer drive motor power to...
-Working winch with clutch release button to play out cable
-High torque winch motor provides enough torque to easily pull a fully loaded E-Maxx around.
UPDATE: Replaced the steering servo with a metal-geared Futaba one and reworked the linkage, works better now. Don't trust generic B-8 micro servos, even if they're only $12. The gears on mine stripped before the car left the bench.
UPDATE 2: The LRP didn't have the starting torque required to make the car move very well. The original motor was dead, I replaced it with a Mini-T one and it works great now. Working on the light kit soon.