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by dukedlf
Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:52 am
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: R/C Mini Quad
Replies: 5
Views: 2411

Re: R/C Mini Quad

<r>I see your wants have changed and I am glad. I would say hold off on the remote kill and power upgrades too. I know this is a modified forum but I have been where you are. I got the same one for my daughter a few years back. Its also what brought me here. I chose to leave the quad as it was and l...
by dukedlf
Fri Feb 22, 2013 2:20 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: R/C Project
Replies: 8
Views: 2890

Re: R/C Project

<r><QUOTE author="Coopz"><s>[quote="Coopz"]</s>refering to the wheels with the x logo.<e>[/quote]</e></QUOTE> <br/> Thanks for the clarification, Those would be perfect for my project. I am having serious traction issues. =)<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://modifiedpowerwheels.com/viewtopic.php?f=26&...
by dukedlf
Thu Feb 21, 2013 3:56 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: R/C Project
Replies: 8
Views: 2890

Re: R/C Project

<r><QUOTE author="Coopz"><s>[quote="Coopz"]</s>Hey there Duke, yeah those wheels are plastic with a rubber tyre which is about 5mm thick so not a full tyre, but close.<e>[/quote]</e></QUOTE> <br/> not sure if you are refering to the off road wheels with green center or the ones pictured above with t...
by dukedlf
Wed Feb 06, 2013 4:58 pm
Forum: Steering, Suspension, and Wheels
Topic: best traction IMO
Replies: 9
Views: 3296

Re: best traction IMO

I think I know where I am headed after work. :lol:
by dukedlf
Tue Feb 05, 2013 3:05 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: R/C Project
Replies: 8
Views: 2890

Re: R/C Project

<r>Nice work. =) <br/> <br/> <br/> Are the wheels off of this one rubber? I have been looking for something like those for a while.<br/> <br/> <IMG src="http://i1275.photobucket.com/albums/y450/Coopz75/3A275B87-D063-430E-8F96-5ED06591E20E-19504-00000529716FB5F9.jpg"><s>[img]</s><URL url="http://i127...
by dukedlf
Wed Oct 03, 2012 10:18 am
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: R/C Cozy.. Err.. Crazy Coupe
Replies: 8
Views: 5744

Re: R/C Cozy.. Err.. Crazy Coupe

thats awesome..
by dukedlf
Fri Sep 28, 2012 5:23 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?
Replies: 32
Views: 7907

Re: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?

<r><QUOTE author="tinydancer"><s>[quote="tinydancer"]</s>I have a funny story about this little VW. About two years ago I was driving along minding my own business and saw a small cabrio sticking out of someone's garbage, so, of course I stopped and fished it out. It was a great looking little ride ...
by dukedlf
Fri Sep 28, 2012 5:18 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?
Replies: 32
Views: 7907

Re: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?

<r><QUOTE author="goosemonster"><s>[quote="goosemonster"]</s>mmmmm I love some Cosmic Green! Nice Choice! <br/> <br/> Out of curiosity are you on Vortex? Its been a while since Ive been on there need to get back on...lol<e>[/quote]</e></QUOTE> <br/> Thanks. This was a fun build and took way longer t...
by dukedlf
Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:08 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: Autonomous navigation electric kid car
Replies: 5
Views: 2617

Re: Autonomous navigation electric kid car

Nicely done.
by dukedlf
Tue Jul 17, 2012 6:59 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?
Replies: 32
Views: 7907

Re: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?

<r>Thanks! I am pretty happy with it. Its actually Cosmic Green. But yes, its a MK4 color. <E>:evil:</E> <br/> <br/> It took much longer than I anticipated but only because I do not like doing things twice if I can help it. I have had some time now to feild test. It works great when my daugter is in...
by dukedlf
Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:19 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?
Replies: 32
Views: 7907

Re: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?

<r>thanks.. My little girl loves it. She also took home a gold award from the show for it. I need to thank this forum for getting me this far. <E>:D</E> <br/> <br/> <br/> <IMG src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-uo934aYdesM/T_Lyg_JKpvI/AAAAAAAAAcg/kl01Md6VdJo/s1600/34.jpg"><s>[img]</s><URL url="http://3....
by dukedlf
Mon Jun 25, 2012 7:28 am
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?
Replies: 32
Views: 7907

Re: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?

<r>I did not get to do any video yesterday, but my buddy got this part at the show. I had yoda's hands zip tied loosely to the steering wheel. apparently too loosely. <br/> <br/> Check it out. BTW, Yoda also gave my daughter, now 4 a ride in it. the car did great with her in it via remote control. s...
by dukedlf
Wed Jun 20, 2012 6:47 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?
Replies: 32
Views: 7907

Re: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?

<r>Haha, ok. I was not sure if anyone was still watching this. Its taken me forever, I will have it put together this weekend for a show. Videos to follow. <br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.flickr.com/photos/dukedlf/7409287014/"><s>[url=http://www.flickr.com/photos/dukedlf/7409287014/]</s><IMG src="h...
by dukedlf
Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:43 am
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?
Replies: 32
Views: 7907

Re: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?

Well, she lives... :>] Radio Controlled VW Cabby is a reality. Paint and wire routing is next. Maybe a video too if anyone is interested.
by dukedlf
Mon Apr 02, 2012 10:26 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?
Replies: 32
Views: 7907

Re: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?

<r><QUOTE author="grammy"><s>[quote="grammy"]</s>Hi, I have a VW Cabby convertible that we have had since we bought it. We owned a VW/Audi dealership in 1981 to 1991. VW was promoting the new Cabby ('81)by giving dealers this kid's ride on battery operated car to sell to customers. It is exactly lik...
by dukedlf
Fri Oct 21, 2011 3:52 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?
Replies: 32
Views: 7907

Re: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?

<r>Wow, this servo is huge.. <E>:lol:</E> <br/> <br/> <IMG src="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6051/6266836002_07ffcde0e8.jpg"><s>[img]</s><URL url="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6051/6266836002_07ffcde0e8.jpg"><LINK_TEXT text="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6051/626 ... cde0e8.jpg">http://farm7.st...
by dukedlf
Fri Oct 21, 2011 11:25 am
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?
Replies: 32
Views: 7907

Re: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?

<r><QUOTE author="markquad"><s>[quote="markquad"]</s><QUOTE author="Jornum1"><s>[quote="Jornum1"]</s> I ended up going with the mambo max pro esc. Its rated for up to 24v, and has tons of features. With a usb adapter you can customize tons of options.<e>[/quote]</e></QUOTE> I ended up getting a mamb...
by dukedlf
Fri Oct 21, 2011 11:23 am
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?
Replies: 32
Views: 7907

Re: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?

<r><QUOTE author="Jornum1"><s>[quote="Jornum1"]</s>The esc is by a company called pro boat. Its intended for a boat as the name would imply. There is a link to the manual on this page. <br/> <URL url="http://www.proboatmodels.com/Products/Default.aspx?ProdID=PRB2314"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.prob...
by dukedlf
Thu Oct 20, 2011 8:06 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?
Replies: 32
Views: 7907

Re: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?

<r>Well, while at work, i figured there was a slim chance i would find the ESC manual if i even have it, so I went home and fiddled with it a bit, and figured out which way it worked.. <br/> <br/> It works! Now i just need to mount up the servo, do the linkage and rewire it. <E>:twisted:</E> <br/> <...
by dukedlf
Thu Oct 20, 2011 3:39 pm
Forum: Motors/Gearing/Drivetrain
Topic: 3rd motor burned up...HELP!
Replies: 35
Views: 3751

Re: 3rd motor burned up...HELP!

<t>all these failures on the same side would seem to point more to something upstream from the motor. Replacing the motor again without finding the cause is going to lead to further frustrations.<br/> <br/> Resistance was mentioned above.. that would be my guess as well. do you have a multimeter to ...
by dukedlf
Thu Oct 20, 2011 10:13 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Elmo jeep
Replies: 5
Views: 1373

Re: Elmo jeept9r5

luckyb18c5 wrote:nice paint job

Nice work.. I think keeping the decals simple will help when she grows out of elmo. Its hard to belive how many characters they get facinated with and eventually toss to the curb lol.
by dukedlf
Thu Oct 20, 2011 7:25 am
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?
Replies: 32
Views: 7907

Re: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?

<r><QUOTE author="Jornum1"><s>[quote="Jornum1"]</s>Wiring is pretty simple, basically what you posted there. Just wire the motors up in parallel, thats about it. <br/> <br/> Just a FYI I know there was another member who had success with that esc, but I did not. Mine burnt up on me after only using ...
by dukedlf
Wed Oct 19, 2011 1:26 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: Proportional Throttle/Braking/Reverse with RC speed control
Replies: 48
Views: 53838

Re: Proportional Throttle/Braking/Reverse with RC speed cont

thank you for the well documented project here. I am picking up a project has been on ice forever, and a quick scan of this thread seams to answer most of the questions i had unanswered in my head with regard to R/C wiring and power.
by dukedlf
Wed Oct 19, 2011 1:09 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?
Replies: 32
Views: 7907

Re: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?

<r><QUOTE author="taz11"><s>[quote="taz11"]</s>Is the green guy a relative or an employee? <E>:lol:</E><e>[/quote]</e></QUOTE> <br/> long story, but more of a co-pilot... <E>:D</E> he needs his own wheels tho. <br/> <br/> <IMG src="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6179/6195982556_e22d5f1770.jpg"><s>[i...
by dukedlf
Wed Oct 19, 2011 12:35 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?
Replies: 32
Views: 7907

Re: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?

<r>Well it seems there is a bit more info on here since i was here last.. few minutes of browsing led me to uslesspickles thread <br/> <URL url="https://modifiedpowerwheels.com/viewtopic.php?p=16500#p16500"><s>[url]</s><LINK_TEXT text="viewtopic.php?p=16500#p16500">https://modifiedpowerwheels.com/vi...
by dukedlf
Wed Oct 19, 2011 11:33 am
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: VW Cabby.. radio controlled?
Replies: 32
Views: 7907

VW Cabby.. radio controlled?

<r>I guess I will continue this here for those who followed my {lack of} progress before. <br/> <br/> <br/> Here is the link to the old thread on the old site if anyone interested in it. <br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.modifiedpowerwheels.com/forum/pop_printer_friendly.asp?TOPIC_ID=18953"><LINK_TEX...
by dukedlf
Tue May 17, 2011 2:23 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Rat Rod Mod
Replies: 142
Views: 25099

Re: Rat Rod Mod

I love stuff like this. I will have to reread later when i have some more time.