SMALL - SMALL - Telemetry SMALL - Radio
Thread Tools
Old Jan 19, 2013, 01:34 PM
Registered User
Joined Jan 2013
5 Posts
killer whale boat upgrades

can i upgrade the motors of a killer whale speed boat
jackshepherd399 is offline Find More Posts by jackshepherd399
Reply With Quote
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Jan 19, 2013, 04:07 PM
Sea Dragon-Lover
Umi_Ryuzuki's Avatar
Joined Dec 2002
10,710 Posts
Can you get the old motors out?
What will fit in the mounts once the old motors are removed?

You should keep all the questions regarding one build in a single thread so they are easy to find and referance.

And it will be difficult to run it at all without a transmitter, unless you plan to
completely gut the electronics, and purchase a TX/rx set, and two ESC,
Umi_Ryuzuki is offline Find More Posts by Umi_Ryuzuki
Last edited by Umi_Ryuzuki; Jan 19, 2013 at 04:13 PM.
Reply With Quote
Old Jan 20, 2013, 05:05 AM
Registered User
Blackpool, Lancs
Joined Feb 2006
3,066 Posts
The advertising says they are 380 size motors, so if they can be got out they can be replaced by hotter versions. This also assumes that the drive couplers are intended to be disassembled and put back together.
The hull might not be able to handle the performance increase. (Instability at speed = boat upside down)
The control board might not be able to handle the power increase. (One-shot smoke generator)
If you can't get a transmitter, it's all a bit theoretical.
mfr02 is offline Find More Posts by mfr02
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sold Pro Boat 1/12 Scale Red Nitro Formula Hydro 2.4Ghz RTR Upgraded! PRB3200 $350 stretch1100 Boats (FS/W) 0 Jan 16, 2013 03:27 PM
Discussion RC Shark, Killer Whale NChronister Dock Talk 3 Oct 20, 2009 02:28 PM
New Product Killer Whales Yacht VO70 Sailboats 5 Nov 23, 2008 03:43 AM
Build Log SSDC - Killer Whale - Over Radio Controlled Aircraft twentynine Slope 36 Jun 21, 2007 01:51 AM
Killer whale ducted Leojung Electric Ducted Fan Jet Talk 2 Jan 02, 2005 11:13 PM