Search found 249 matches

Return

by Coelacanth
Sun Oct 03, 2010 4:39 am
Jump to forum
Jump to topic

Coel's Stalls

Topic Revised: March 2015 My original Gallery post was quite outdated and I figured could use some streamlining. I joined this forum after digging my old Kyosho Optima out of storage and decided to restore it. I removed some googly-eyes stickers that were cute at the time, but seemed childish now. ...
by Coelacanth
Thu Jun 09, 2011 5:35 am
Jump to forum
Jump to topic

Re: New Optima Build: Project CYANide - Finished!

I can finally say Project CYANide is completed! This took over 8 months to finish, several months more than I expected, but I'm happy with the final product...an Optima like no other! Tonight I found the time to take the final "money shots". Thanks to all who followed this thread, helped m...
by Coelacanth
Thu Jun 09, 2011 5:37 am
Jump to forum
Jump to topic

Re: New Optima Build: Project CYANide - Finished!

Naked Pics...

Now, on to the next project--Barney the Lizard King cometh! :twisted:
by Coelacanth
Mon Aug 08, 2011 5:11 am
Jump to forum
Jump to topic

Re: The Official "What is it?" Thread

jjarment wrote:in this shape? looks like junk!
No need for eBay, I'll give you $20 for that junk. :D
by Coelacanth
Tue Jan 31, 2012 2:33 am
Jump to forum
Jump to topic

Re: Some specific questions about FlySky GT3B Setup

Wow, nobody?? :? I figured out how to set the end-points on my own with more trial-and-error. So, in case anyone else happens across this topic and wants to know how to reduce or increase your servo travel, here's what you do (you can increase throw above 100% if you want more travel): -Go into the ...
by Coelacanth
Wed Aug 29, 2012 2:43 pm
Jump to forum
Jump to topic

Re: Nichimo Spirit FF

My dad mailed me down an old Nichimo Spirit that he had for me when I was a kid 30 years ago and I started putting it together this week with my son and the left upright axle was broke in the box, does anyonel have parts for it? It is part P-2. I attached a pdf of the part. Thanks, Frank Welcome to...
by Coelacanth
Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:40 pm
Jump to forum
Jump to topic

Re: Tamiya Farm King - Now that's different

What you need is a servo to control a sliding weight so that you can activate/deactivate wheelie mode. This old RC trike I got back in the 80's had a battery pack that you could slide either vertically up into the seat or down in a more horizontal position to enable wheelie mode or speed mode. It's ...
by Coelacanth
Mon Sep 23, 2013 6:57 pm
Jump to forum
Jump to topic

Re: ANYONE KNOW WHAT HAPPENED TO

I thought for most us that this WAS porn?
by Coelacanth
Fri Feb 07, 2014 4:57 pm
Jump to forum
Jump to topic

Turbo Optima build - Project Barney Finished

I can finally call this project finished. Hard to believe it started almost 3 years ago, but I don't want to call something done until it's truly finished and the money shots taken.

Heeeeere's Barney!
BarneyDone_Front1.JPG
BarneyDone_SideTop.JPG
BarneyDone_Rear.jpg
BarneyDone_Top.JPG
by Coelacanth
Fri Mar 07, 2014 2:37 am
Jump to forum
Jump to topic

Project OptiMutt - Finished

Another project finally wrapped up. I got this one done lightning-quick, compared to my other builds--barely 13 months! :P I got the idea for this build when I acquired a set of these JPS rear aluminum wheels, then discovered RedScampi had a set of matching fronts. Neither of us had a full set, and ...
by Coelacanth
Tue Mar 11, 2014 6:27 am
Jump to forum
Jump to topic

Re: Rejuvenating my Optima

Although I consider my original Zebra Optima restoration finished, I've never stopped being on the lookout to add gold aluminum-nums whenever I can. I saw adam lancia offering these Optima "heavy duty joint cups" for sale in the B/S/T section and bought 2 pairs. I figured they'd be like Th...
by Coelacanth
Mon Aug 04, 2014 8:51 pm
Jump to forum
Jump to topic

Re: Masking curved pin striping lines

I totally recommend liquid mask, especially for curved lines and/or lines that go through corners or difficult-to-reach niches. I've used the best pinstriping tape money can buy (3M vinyl fine line tape in various widths) and they ALL let paint bleed through, especially when you try to curve the tap...
by Coelacanth
Wed Aug 13, 2014 2:45 am
Jump to forum
Jump to topic

Re: mrp high roller project

That's a beauty! I kept thinking, though, "Imagine how awesome it'd look if the shocks were gold..."

Purple & gold are the colors of royalty...and the preferred colors of pimps everywhere. 8)
by Coelacanth
Fri Jan 23, 2015 4:24 am
Jump to forum
Jump to topic

Re: Kyosho Big Brute, Ultima XL and Turbo Raider - Back Into

Welcome to the forum, nice cars! I like that Turbo Raider, actually. :) You're in good hands here but yes, there's a bit of a "re-learning curve" when it comes to modern electronics. It's not possible to make a single post to answer all your questions and teach you everything you need to k...
by Coelacanth
Fri Apr 10, 2015 6:18 am
Jump to forum
Jump to topic

Re: RC12L3 Resto: '87 Buick GNX Build

I'm calling this car done! Here are the final pictures.
GNX_Done_FrontCorner1.JPG
GNX_Done_Front1.JPG
GNX_Done_Rear1.JPG
GNX_Done_Side2.JPG
Chassis_Done1.jpg