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K989 “Pocket Racer” Metal Suspension Up Grade tutorial. Turn on captions 😃

September 7, 2019


I ordered this upgrade set online and only the rear knuckles were available Let’s install the rear knuckles some medium thread lock is needed prior to threading the ball joints I also found these suspension upgrades on a different web site, so I purchased these components Now to assemble and install the front knuckles A close up of the front knuckle A little thread lock at all the ball joint is a must The assembly complete I removed the searing linkage and the stock knuckles and extracted the bearings Now press the bearings into the inside of the knuckles Fit the metal knuckles into the chassis, carefully align the dog bones Press the rear ball joints into the cups of the control arms Just like that, it is installed Now the stearing linkage The outside bearing is next Fit the wheels Snug the wheel nut, too seat the bearings, back off 1/4 turn Just like that all 4 knuckles are installed Now the shock towers I backed up a step for the front shock assembly Now for the shocks A little fiddly Decided to assemble the shocks and tower first Much easier to install the complete shock assembly There it is looks great Look good and runs good 🙂

6 Comments

  • Reply Nameless2 Others April 7, 2019 at 11:17 am

    Cool

  • Reply paolo de pablo April 16, 2019 at 5:53 am

    Can you fit a adjustable suspension on this K989 wltoys? I am thinking of getting a low profile Mini-Z 98mm wheelbase body. The stock suspension is rather tall so if you can recommend an adjustable suspesion that would fit a wltoys K989, that would be great.

  • Reply TADE CZ May 5, 2019 at 1:07 pm

    Pleas next part

  • Reply Oswalds Reef May 19, 2019 at 4:55 pm

    5 of my buddies we all race k989 in wpg

  • Reply Oswalds Reef May 19, 2019 at 9:54 pm

    Where did you find the metal shocks? Do you watch beavers hobby for 1/28 info?

  • Reply David Rivero August 20, 2019 at 6:09 pm

    New Sub 👍 Got one week ago, mod. to diff.wheels / tires & much better, then. broke rear 2 days later ( bashing ?) & priced all anodized suspensions upgrades & gonna cost asnmuch as the car BUT, they are fun on a huge slab of finished concrete & Im in for a penny lol aint I. ? Seeing a b/l motor swap, somewheres in the near future. TY, for letting me watch & see what else you got, after suspension upgrade.

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