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by Woodson
Wed May 25, 2011 6:50 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

Re: RC Material Checklist

JJB,

Did you get the Castle Link connector for configuring the Mamba Max Pro? I've been away for work the last two weeks and just returned.
by Woodson
Mon May 16, 2011 10:19 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: F-150 12v Monster Traction Conversion
Replies: 22
Views: 3041

Re: F-150 12v Monster Traction Conversion

Cooler is complete. It's basically awaiting the temp probe that goes to the LED for cooler temperature. It's at the post office! Will have pics and video as soon as I'm able!
by Woodson
Mon May 09, 2011 7:25 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: Proportional Throttle/Braking/Reverse with RC speed control
Replies: 48
Views: 53765

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

<r><QUOTE author="UselessPickles"><s>[quote="UselessPickles"]</s>I just hooked up a 2-cell and 3-cell lipo in series for a total of 18.5v and measured a top speed of 7.7mph. It was also very fun to do controlled power slides, thanks to the proportional throttle control <E>:)</E> I really need to get...
by Woodson
Thu May 05, 2011 12:21 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: F-150 12v Monster Traction Conversion
Replies: 22
Views: 3041

Re: F-150 12v Monster Traction Conversion

<t>Thanks, I guess my post could come across as a departure however its just a vacation. The hardest part is the painting, lol. After talking to a buddy today, I figured out that less is more. I painted it waaaay to quickly and didn't realize how bad it is to over spray. Lesson learned. Will have mo...
by Woodson
Thu May 05, 2011 12:36 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: F-150 12v Monster Traction Conversion
Replies: 22
Views: 3041

Re: F-150 12v Monster Traction Conversion

Crickets chirping...well in any case best of luck to you all on your builds and thank you to Uselesspickles for providing input.

Take care.
by Woodson
Tue May 03, 2011 6:41 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

Re: RC Material Checklist

Thanks again! :)
by Woodson
Tue May 03, 2011 2:10 pm
Forum: Pimp it out
Topic: Tire Upgrade for Escalade?
Replies: 6
Views: 2413

Re: Tire Upgrade for Escalade?

<r><QUOTE author="kennymac1099"><s>[quote="kennymac1099"]</s>i took 12 inch innertubes out of one of the kids bikes and tthen cut them down the middle and yanked them on. Then just added about 15 hex screws for tracton kicks buttocks and the hex screws come off easy with electric drill. but just the...
by Woodson
Tue May 03, 2011 2:07 pm
Forum: Pimp it out
Topic: 2010 BLACK N YELLOW CAMARO
Replies: 10
Views: 3864

Re: 2010 BLACK N YELLOW CAMARO

Awesome! Love the organization of the terminal blocks! Looks tight.
by Woodson
Tue May 03, 2011 1:58 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

Re: RC Material Checklist

<r>Quality Assurance:<br/> <br/> First hic cup I've run into. The four small screws holding the arm to the servo backed themselves out after a few hours of testing. I'll have to find a small enough nut or some way to make certain they stay in place.<br/> <br/> <br/> <IMG src="http://www.mediafire.co...
by Woodson
Mon May 02, 2011 10:33 am
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

Re: RC Material Checklist

<r>Well, I'll have to update the pictures as MediaFire as purged them.... <br/> <br/> This is a drawing of how I ran the wires to the terminal block to change from parallel and series.<br/> <br/> <IMG src="http://www.mediafire.com/imgbnc.php/8f09f90f70854ee2a48a36a24f3ec71c6784a11ca8e7aaa3343b92bb55...
by Woodson
Mon May 02, 2011 10:30 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: F-150 12v Monster Traction Conversion
Replies: 22
Views: 3041

Re: F-150 12v Monster Traction Conversion

ANY AND ALL FEEDBACK APPRECIATED....
by Woodson
Mon May 02, 2011 10:28 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: F-150 12v Monster Traction Conversion
Replies: 22
Views: 3041

Re: F-150 12v Monster Traction Conversion

<r><IMG src="http://www.mediafire.com/imgbnc.php/55b4173fa907497dac8a53099ee0672f8bb4275249fdf7779e108f0abd35aefb6g.jpg"><s>[img]</s><URL url="http://www.mediafire.com/imgbnc.php/55b4173fa907497dac8a53099ee0672f8bb4275249fdf7779e108f0abd35aefb6g.jpg"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.mediafire.com/imgbnc....
by Woodson
Mon May 02, 2011 9:49 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Gas powered Powerwheels
Replies: 2
Views: 1785

Re: Gas powered Powerwheels

I have 2 cycle weed eater blender that we use on the beach. It hasn't been getting much love the last couple years now that I'm married... may have to use in my next mod :mrgreen:
by Woodson
Fri Apr 29, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: F-150 12v Monster Traction Conversion
Replies: 22
Views: 3041

Re: F-150 12v Monster Traction Conversion

<r>Lights have been completed Oznium (sp) LED company<br/> <IMG src="http://www.mediafire.com/imgbnc.php/aeda930756d4d27a714e5860b9bb595b8ae9428e1cdae51fea5d36c6066af7e66g.jpg"><s>[img]</s><URL url="http://www.mediafire.com/imgbnc.php/aeda930756d4d27a714e5860b9bb595b8ae9428e1cdae51fea5d36c6066af7e66...
by Woodson
Fri Apr 29, 2011 6:04 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: F-150 12v Monster Traction Conversion
Replies: 22
Views: 3041

Re: F-150 12v Monster Traction Conversion

witz07 wrote:Looking forward to seeing some pictures. Good luck.
Thanks, if the Gorilla Glue holds to polystyrene, I'm be home free.. if not I'll be scrambling...

:lol:
by Woodson
Fri Apr 29, 2011 6:03 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: F-150 12v Monster Traction Conversion
Replies: 22
Views: 3041

Re: F-150 12v Monster Traction Conversion

<t>Went by Home Depot today and found an 8 by 4 sheet of polystyrene that I'll be using to fabricate the cooler. Tomorrow is going to be a very nice day for painting with low humidity. Going to take advantage of it. Was set on a Metallic blue but may go with silver to match my SUV. <br/> <br/> The s...
by Woodson
Thu Apr 28, 2011 10:32 pm
Forum: All General Discussion
Topic: Cargo Carriers
Replies: 6
Views: 1010

Cargo Carriers

<r>I have a F150 Monster Traction and a 2003 Infiniti QX4 SUV. My plan was to throw it in the back to take to the beach end of May however, I now have three kids riding along so that it no longer an option.<br/> <br/> I'm starting to feel like "Sparky" from National Lampoon Vacations.<br/> <br/> Is ...
by Woodson
Thu Apr 28, 2011 9:33 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

Re: RC Material Checklist

<r>This was from a couple nights ago when I finally got it properly set up.<br/> <br/> In the ESC link program, you have to change the setting from sensorless brushless motor to brushed reversing or it will not send the correct volts needed to power the motors. There is a manual way to do this witho...
by Woodson
Thu Apr 28, 2011 9:29 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

Re: RC Material Checklist

by Woodson
Thu Apr 28, 2011 9:13 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

Re: RC Material Checklist

<t>I'll do a complete walk through Sunday with pictures and video. I had to fabricate two aluminum pieces to connect from the axle and bolted with washers to get the servo arm aligned to the correct height. The servo was a breeze to bind/arm to the receiver. I purchased from servo city with it compl...
by Woodson
Thu Apr 28, 2011 6:51 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: F-150 12v Monster Traction Conversion
Replies: 22
Views: 3041

F-150 12v Monster Traction Conversion

<t>My project consists of turning a perfectly good kids ride on toy into a remote control beer cooler.<br/> <br/> Phase One: <br/> <br/> Add functionality for remote control <br/> <br/> Phase Two:<br/> <br/> Add car radio w/ ipod connector to replace the stock fm radio it currently has. Also, adding...
by Woodson
Thu Apr 28, 2011 6:26 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

Re: RC Material Checklist

<r>That's a fine idea UP. Up until this point I have been unorganized to say the least. <br/> <br/> <br/> Ok, in closing I was able to successfully convert the F-150 Monster Traction Power Wheel into full remote control using the following:<br/> <br/> <br/> Qty Description Unit Amount<br/> ---------...
by Woodson
Wed Apr 27, 2011 10:56 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: Proportional Throttle/Braking/Reverse with RC speed control
Replies: 48
Views: 53765

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

I'm just thankful you pointed me to the mamba max pro. It was worth the money basically plug and play once I understood the software.

What you're doing here is outside my realm of understanding. :shock:
by Woodson
Wed Apr 27, 2011 10:26 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

Re: RC Material Checklist

That is correct. I took a firehouse and cut it the diameter of the tire as my biggest obstacle of spinning tires, somewhere close to 41 inches, made the recommended adjustments, and it performs wonderfully. No issues at all.
by Woodson
Wed Apr 27, 2011 1:01 am
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

Re: RC Material Checklist

I owe you big time! Thanks for all your help. I was desperate when the wife stated that I'd just built the most expensive "pull" cooler ever assembled...

Thank you and Baby Jesus that it works! Pictures and video for sure tomorrow.
by Woodson
Tue Apr 26, 2011 10:54 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

Re: RC Material Checklist

After using the Castle link to configure the ESC, I'm good to go.

I've now got in going in forward and reverse and the servo steering left to right...

:mrgreen:


Now just to get it back together :shock:
by Woodson
Tue Apr 26, 2011 7:47 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

Re: RC Material Checklist

I'm having an issue getting the ESC mamba pro to send voltage to the motors. 12 v coming in but .5 - 1volt going out making it sputter. Should I look to set it via the USB connection? I'm in uncharted territory here...
by Woodson
Mon Apr 25, 2011 7:18 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

Re: RC Material Checklist

Good point on the parrallel vs. series. I'm back at it tomorrow through Thursday to get it complete. Fingers crossed.
by Woodson
Mon Apr 25, 2011 7:09 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: Proportional Throttle/Braking/Reverse with RC speed control
Replies: 48
Views: 53765

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

<t>I bought the Mamba and will be working on it all day tomorrow. I have enjoyed reading your thread and appreciate all the assistance.<br/> <br/> More questions tomorrow I'm sure. I forgot it was Easter Sunday so I wasn't able to spend the time I wanted on it.<br/> <br/> Thanks again!<br/> <br/> An...
by Woodson
Fri Apr 22, 2011 9:32 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

Re: RC Material Checklist

<r>I was out working the last two weeks and just returned home.<br/> <br/> I have the steering servo set up and have run the motors in series for connecting the ESC. Will update with all pics Sunday evening!<br/> <br/> Thakns for the feedback fellas! I'll take a gander at your project now!<br/> <br/...
by Woodson
Tue Apr 05, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Woodson's F-150 Monster Traction Beach Cooler Modification 246
Replies: 2
Views: 1301

Re: Woodson's F-150 Monster Traction Beach Cooler Modificati

<t>Everything shipped today except for the new 550 motors for the 18v upgrade. the company stated they would have them in later this week, so I'm going with the RC conversion and stereo/speaker installation afterwards. <br/> <br/> <br/> Updates Saturday evening, I just hope the fire extinguisher doe...
by Woodson
Tue Apr 05, 2011 6:30 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

Re: RC Material Checklist

<r><QUOTE author="dasilva100"><s>[quote="dasilva100"]</s>I'm going to pick up a computerized 5ch radio with servos esc and even an electric plane. If I get it My plan is starting an Rc mod using a 24v scooter controller and making a mechanical assemble to attach a servo to a twist throotle to contro...
by Woodson
Tue Apr 05, 2011 6:24 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

Re: RC Material Checklist

<r>Ha! You are right, it doesn't have anything to do with it <E>:oops:</E> i did order the Mamba as well as the USB. If anything I will have two options in case user error comes into play. The PDF manual was very informative and I'm feeling a little more comfortable with this option over the pwd, re...
by Woodson
Tue Apr 05, 2011 6:12 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Atlanta!
Replies: 1
Views: 652

Greetings from Atlanta!

<r>A long time lurker, I finally decided to surface when I was Ble to acquire an F-150 monster traction for a pet project of mine. I currently don't have any kids but there's no doubt they are on their way, at least the first one. Having been married two years, I've found it a better idea to start t...
by Woodson
Mon Apr 04, 2011 9:40 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: anyone else having forum problems
Replies: 14
Views: 1876

Re: anyone else having forum problems

I'm getting multiple server 500 errors on the old forum search and very slow as well.
by Woodson
Mon Apr 04, 2011 3:32 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Woodson's F-150 Monster Traction Beach Cooler Modification 246
Replies: 2
Views: 1301

Woodson's F-150 Monster Traction Beach Cooler Modification

<r><U><s>[u]</s>Idea<e>[/u]</e></U><br/> Every year, we head to the beach like most families for a week for vacation. Every year I'm the first one on the beach and last one off. And just like every year, items are not carried back up whether it be a beach chair, a nephews skim board, the wife's stuf...
by Woodson
Sun Apr 03, 2011 11:13 am
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

Re: RC Material Checklist

On second thought I'm going to stick with the original plan as I'll be removing the pedals. This is going to be a beach cooler and the sitting area as well as leg space will not be accessible.
by Woodson
Sun Apr 03, 2011 11:08 am
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

Re: RC Material Checklist

<r><QUOTE author="UselessPickles"><s>[quote="UselessPickles"]</s>A couple posts were added between the time I tried to post here and when my post got approved by a moderator, so don't forget to consider using an ESC for RC cars: <URL url="https://modifiedpowerwheels.com/viewtopic.php?p=15461#p15461"...
by Woodson
Sat Apr 02, 2011 2:42 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

Re: RC Material Checklist

<r>Qty Description Unit Amount<br/> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br/> 1 (SPG805A041) SPG805A Servo Power $69.99 $69.99<br/> Gearbox<br/> * Option: Servo is HS-805BB (31805S) $39.99 $39.99<br/> * Option: Ratio is 5:1 Metal Gears $30.00 $30.00<br/> *...
by Woodson
Sat Apr 02, 2011 11:53 am
Forum: New Club/Group Feelers
Topic: GEORGIA Club for Modders. TN, NC, FL, AL, SC ok too
Replies: 81
Views: 23600

Re: GEORGIA

Fellas! I'm in the Atlanta area and would enjoy a meet and greet. I'm new to the mod but have high hopes and could always learn a thing or two.
by Woodson
Sat Apr 02, 2011 11:33 am
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

Re: RC Material Checklist

<t>Well, I just got back from picking up the PW F-150 12v. I must say I was happy to see that he had two brand new batteries and the charger was included as well. It is in pristine condition so I was happy with the price I paid seeing as the batteries were new. <br/> <br/> I'm going to spend the day...
by Woodson
Fri Apr 01, 2011 11:34 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

Re: RC Material Checklist

I'm picking up the 12v F-150 in the morning and thought best to wait until the transaction is complete before purchasing items for the modification. After reading several forum members projects, I'm pretty stoked to get this started. I hope CL comes through tomorrow.
by Woodson
Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:36 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: RC Material Checklist
Replies: 41
Views: 17090

RC Material Checklist

<t>Good day Gentlemen,<br/> <br/> In the coming week I'm going to attempt to modify an F-150 12v Ride On to allow for rc functionality using materials and instructions outlined in previous threads. My request to you knowledgable members is to correct any mistakes you may see in parts, steps taken, a...