Author Topic: Check it out - Found this Gem - Converted It - Outlaw "Evolution"  (Read 5625 times)

morgrp

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My dad gave me a box yesterday after having a clear out where he works - He found two RC cars - One is a decent condition Taiyo Jet Hopper Turbo and the other was this super rare Tyco Outlaw!

It's not in great nick but does have the controller.  It was missing a rear shock spring and the steering was completely buggered.  One of the rear wheels is damaged and it has lost it's stickers

The biggest problem I had with my Outlaw when I was a kid was the lack of front suspension so I set about rectifying this problem with my newly aquired Outlaw.

First here are some pics of when I got it:

Missing Rear Spring:

Damaged Steering:

Damaged Relay:


And now for the upgrade!!!
On the left the original suspension components on the right the new independent front end:

Finished conversion with nice new yellow shocks!


Nice new rear suspension:

Suspension in action:



scorcher

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Re: Check it out - Found this Gem - Converted It - Outlaw "Evolution"
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2011, 15:45:45 »
looking good nice job how quik isit
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morgrp

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Re: Check it out - Found this Gem - Converted It - Outlaw "Evolution"
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2011, 17:34:53 »
Pretty goods by all accounts - not exactly bandit quick but does give my jet hopper turbo a good run - does good wheelies too - much better now with the front suspension.  Considering it's size and the fact it runs just 6 double a batteries it's good - quite a bit quicker than a mini hopper which is basically the same car underneath. I am planning on selling it soon - I love projects and this one I'd now complete so I'll be looking for another!

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Re: Check it out - Found this Gem - Converted It - Outlaw "Evolution"
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2011, 17:53:05 »
never actualy seen 1 in person but sounds good let me know what you want for it or if you put it on ebay send me a link
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Re: Check it out - Found this Gem - Converted It - Outlaw "Evolution"
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2011, 20:37:23 »
so you want projects? i got some.
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morgrp

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Re: Check it out - Found this Gem - Converted It - Outlaw "Evolution"
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2011, 03:11:21 »
Go on then - what ya got!?

morgrp

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Re: Check it out - Found this Gem - Converted It - Outlaw "Evolution"
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2011, 03:12:47 »
never actualy seen 1 in person but sounds good let me know what you want for it or if you put it on ebay send me a link

Here's a YouTube vid of the commercial:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Py4plOVyv9c&feature=youtube_gdata_player

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Re: Check it out - Found this Gem - Converted It - Outlaw "Evolution"
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2011, 04:35:38 »
ye ive seen the ad before looks pretty good
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Re: Check it out - Found this Gem - Converted It - Outlaw "Evolution"
« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2011, 13:21:41 »
morgrp-- I have a red outlaw that needs a controller and should be made hobby grade since there it no controller and the battery compartment is corroded and it has no antenna.

also i have an out law that has no suspension thought you might find that interesting
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Re: Check it out - Found this Gem - Converted It - Outlaw "Evolution"
« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2011, 23:23:39 »
That is now basically a Jet Bandit chassis
More R/C cars than your local hobby shop

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