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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:06 pm

Tires soft or hard?
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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:56 pm

ya it needs lots of paint... looks Cool Mike

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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:11 pm

Jarlath wrote:
Tires soft or hard?

Soft.
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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:24 pm

Airbrushler wrote:
ya it needs lots of paint... looks Cool Mike

One of them suppose to be yours. I got one so far but have two more coming.
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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:05 pm

let me know when

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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:32 pm

Mine got here today.... $32 bucks, not bad!  Very Happy

I have a cool plan for it for the field. Can anybody guess???

Here is a hint... help

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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:07 pm

Is it from Banggood ? Can you still get it at that price ?
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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:20 pm

Now $42.99 and they are restocking... LOL! I will e-mail them on ETA of resupply...

I heard the first run was 1200 units to test the waters. I would have to think that is pretty close to sold out or at least all of them are in resellers hands. 

Now everyone waits for the 6 wheeler...

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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:50 pm

ETA back in stock Oct. 1st...

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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Wed Sep 27, 2017 4:02 pm

Well then mine is way too expensive. This is $42.99 CAD ?

Airbrushler and Bud, you might be better off ordering from Banggood then, especially now that we know they have delivered. eBay is now almost $100CAD with shipping, and the Heng Long one was $100CAD also from the UK when I pre-ordered.
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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Wed Sep 27, 2017 4:04 pm

U.S. but free shipping....

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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Wed Sep 27, 2017 11:55 pm

i wonder if we can make some half tracks with something like these

https://www.gearbest.com/rc-car-parts/pp_681439.html

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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:21 pm

This is exactly what I am planning on doing to the truck:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sst4f19P0sU

I will be using my trusty Turnigy 9XR as controller. The truck side is exactly the same. ESC replacing stock controller, add in receiver and servo steering to replace the motor unit. Proportional control for throttle and steering then.
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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:38 am

My concern is the driveshaft angles... Those angles are very high... Very likely to snap/wear due. Are you able to change the axle angles on the leaf springs? Or is it set?
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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Mon Oct 02, 2017 9:01 am

Big Mike, the truck is $40 bucks a pop. If the driveshaft snap you just buy another one. Smile

Now to really answer your question.......Sold mine already so can't really tell you whether the leaf spring can be adjusted, but I believe the axle is not just sitting on the leaf spring as it also pivots off the frame, so it might be easily to actually lower the gearbox mount and eliminate the angle to the front and back. However, doing either you might need to adjust the driveshaft length which I think you might be able to do quite easily. Also this way it won't affect ride height and the clearance.
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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:32 am

The driveshaft "should" already have some adjustment in it, if it has actual suspension.
I ask as I would want to put a larger motor in it. Maybe slower, but with more torque. And no I'm not buying one at this time... To much stuff on the go already... (Almost done some however which means more room later...)
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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Mon Oct 02, 2017 6:53 pm

I just need the body and wheels off of one , build my own chassis setup with rails , 4 link , coil springs , with fake leaf springs to keep scale effect , f/x motor out of 1/24 slotcar will give tons of torque , it'll get tight under there with a 380 or 400 promax motor , etc , Hey ! If you can customize a tank , you can easily customize one of these ! And alot cheaper than buying a 1000 dollar Cross rc military truck , lol
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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Mon Oct 02, 2017 6:54 pm

I have some other plans for mine when they show up.
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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:10 pm

well i got dinged with $19.97 duty but got my truck today 13 days from order date so not too bad for time for delivery




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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:33 pm

Sweet !
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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:38 pm

now i have measurements to go by

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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:12 pm

I got 3 trucks today from Banggood with in 14 days. No import tax. Where did you order?
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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:35 am

Aliexpress now carries truck parts. A little cheaper than HobbyKing.

https://tankzhang.aliexpress.com/store/group/Heng-Long-3853A-U-S-Military-truck/335068_512057661.html
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PostSubject: Re: Heng Long Trucks ?   Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:17 pm

My truck came today. It must be better because it cost more. LOL lol! lol! lol!
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