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just_chilin

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I found a NIKKO Scorpion...
« on: January 31, 2013, 23:52:32 »
Hey everyone, its been a long while since I posted, but anyways, found this one at a thrift shop... any thoughts?? I need a remote...Thanks!


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Re: I found a NIKKO Scorpion...
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2013, 15:38:22 »
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Re: I found a NIKKO Scorpion...
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2013, 11:42:15 »
Nice score! This was the first car I ever converted to a hobby car and its awesome after. I am about to take one of mine and turn it to a hobby car.
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Re: I found a NIKKO Scorpion...
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2013, 14:53:16 »
Nice score! This was the first car I ever converted to a hobby car and its awesome after. I am about to take one of mine and turn it to a hobby car.
Sweet! What all can be done to convert? I have a Losi Mini T just sitting around, can any of these parts go into this bad boy? (just curious) Thanks!

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Re: I found a NIKKO Scorpion...
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2013, 15:23:27 »
You can use the mini t radio and speed control. But you can't run more than 7.2v on this truck because its weight will over heat the esc as is it. Best to run any 1/10 speed control and any 1/10 servo will drop right in. It's a really easy conversion and really fun.

Here's the combo I'm gonna run:

Vxl-3s speed control
Traxxas 2056 servo
Fm radio
Vxl brushless motor
7.4v lipo

The gearing in the truck is kinda short but with that combo it will roast the tires all the way past 30mph+
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Re: I found a NIKKO Scorpion...
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2013, 17:32:57 »
Nice! Will have to look into getting this done. Thanks! oh and post some pics or video when your done, if you can, so we can see the complete project.

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Re: I found a NIKKO Scorpion...
« Reply #6 on: November 16, 2013, 13:10:42 »
i know i had both versions of this truck, scorpion 2....wasnt this the version with 540 motor....vs 380 360 whichever in the 2
my current r/cs

bad boy black bandit-40+

nib red bandit

red bandit in box

black bandit stock

hobby graded suspension bandit

black fast traxx truck

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Re: I found a NIKKO Scorpion...
« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2013, 18:15:02 »
Yes this was the only version of the scorpion with a 540.

The scorpion II had a yellow body and III had a red body, identical trucks with a 380 motor
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