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Old 12-22-2004, 09:05 PM   #1
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Default Where to buy tamiya parts?

I have a wild willy 2 mod project and I need lots of spares from many different tamiya kits...where would be a good place to get tamiya parts? Most of the sites I've search dont' have very complete inventories...

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Old 12-22-2004, 09:08 PM   #2
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Talking Tamiya Wild Willy 2 Thread!

I'm suprised that we don't have any wild willy fans here? I just got my self a wild willy 2 for kicks today. I still remember that wild willy was my fav car when I was little...anyways...it's hella fun to just bash around! I was actually surprised that you can actually mod these things...and also paint them is cool too. Anyone on board with me here?

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Old 12-22-2004, 09:59 PM   #3
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Both of my sons (6 and 3) have one. They have held up to the abuse very good.
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Hey Gary,
The rollout of the Wild Willy is perfect for an 8 turn! Its freaking durable as heck and jumps well. Just get some bearings and some oil filled shocks.
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Gary,
You might possibly try Steve Wang at Speedtech. He was able to add my request to his next Tamiya order. I got two sets of Wild Willy rear wheels for my TLT-1 as well as the TLT-1 carbon chassis. Just be prepared to give him specific part numbers.
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thats what I plan to do! Oil shocks - bearings - and I was going to do that baja champ mod to extend the width of the car...

But I can't find the baja champ's arms anywhere!

http://www.tamiya.com/english/produc...ild8/wild8.htm

Are you sure about 8 turn motor? Damn...the car will flip over 4 times before it gets going...lol...

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Gary,
Wost case you can order from Tamiya America, but they will charge full retail + tax + about $11 shipping and handling. Might as well buy a Baha Champ kit.
The 8 turn...is just the right amount of power
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Foam inserts in the tires help a lot too.
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Dang..see I knew there are peeps out there still fond of wild willy! ...I gotta try teh 8 turn...hehe...I wasn't even planning on running that low of a turn in my evoIV! LOL...

What about titanium screws....waste of money on teh willy? I figure I might add a little weight in the front to keep it from flipping as much....kinda counter productive if I'm gonna get ti screws...to save weight..haha..

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The thing I really want to get is the aluminum servo stay...but it's discontinued!!! Does anyone know where to get that part?

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