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rollndice83
Expert Modder



Lansdale
PA
USA

850 Posts

Posted - 09/02/2009 :  17:39:44  Show Profile
I have been wanting to get my son one of these for awhile. Another MPW was selling this so i took it off his hands. It is really cool even on 6V. For a 95 it's clean and the connector has been fixed. 12V might make it a vomit machine




When 18V is to slow...Time to go to 50cc quads
88 Super 6Volt Corvette Project
90 Suzuki Quad Super6 on 12V
12V F-150
12V Suzuki 3-Wheeler(2WD Super6)Current Project
Lifted Fire Rescue Jeep(Upgrading to 21T 18V)
WildThing Super6 Volt
12V Harley(WIP)
Original 6V PW Hot Rod

Edited by - rollndice83 on 09/09/2009 07:46:39

rpgablejr
Journeyman Modder

North Catasauqua
PA
USA



299 Posts

Posted - 09/02/2009 :  20:26:08  Show Profile
Is that the fire rescue jeep I see in the back with that new red hood on it?

Retired but can't stay off the site.
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sdubb
Senior Modder






1661 Posts

Posted - 09/02/2009 :  20:39:57  Show Profile
I have one of these also but man am I having a hard time to get this thing working. The switches are driving me nuts.

"Time to take a ride on the information superhighway."
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rollndice83
Expert Modder

Lansdale
PA
USA



850 Posts

Posted - 09/03/2009 :  11:06:50  Show Profile
That sucks. I was worried about the switches also but rpg hooked me up and they work great.

RPG- I have the latches and hood on the Jeep. Looks much better and now its complete. I'm leaving the decals until that one kids stripped and painted.


When 18V is to slow...Time to go to 50cc quads
88 Super 6Volt Corvette Project
90 Suzuki Quad Super6 on 12V
12V F-150
12V Suzuki 3-Wheeler(2WD Super6)Current Project
Lifted Fire Rescue Jeep(Upgrading to 21T 18V)
WildThing Super6 Volt
12V Harley(WIP)
Original 6V PW Hot Rod
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cfanto
Journeyman Modder

Tracy
CA
USA



406 Posts

Posted - 09/03/2009 :  11:30:50  Show Profile  Visit cfanto's Homepage  Send cfanto a Yahoo! Message
Wow! I thought I've seen all the FP ride-ons by now... that's a first for me to see a Wild Thing! I'd love to see a video of that thing on 18V!


PowerWheels - Jeep Wrangler (74440) - Red Wrangler - unibody Jeep w/ 18V, #4 gearbox retrofit
PowerWheels - Dune Squad (74570) - Yellow Jeep - metal-framed Jeep w/ 18V, LED lights, #7 gearboxes, brake pedal
PowerWheels - Wrangler 98 (78490) - Army Jeep - unibody Jeep w/ 12V, OD painted, brake pedal, rubber tires
PowerWheels - Grey/Pace Exclusive (86270) - metal-framed Jeep - currently stock
Peg Perego - Gaucho Grande (HP252) - 70's-style Toyota Landcruiser FJ40 - 18V, LED lighting, brake pedal, front & rear traction-aids
PowerWheels - X-Treme Machine (74790) - painted, 18V w/ 24V NOS, 19T #7 gearbox, brake pedal, front traction-aids
PowerWheels - Hot Wheels Rally Kart (xxxxx) - 18V in process
PowerWheels - Hot Wheels Rally Kart (xxxxx) - currently stock
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rollndice83
Expert Modder

Lansdale
PA
USA



850 Posts

Posted - 09/09/2009 :  07:46:09  Show Profile
Well i know GSeric wanted some video so here it is. This is a super6 setup so even on 6V it scoots. We put 12V to it and it moved and spun so fast my kid couldn't control it lol. He got out and could hardly walk straight but was laughing.






When 18V is to slow...Time to go to 50cc quads
88 Super 6Volt Corvette Project
90 Suzuki Quad Super6 on 12V
12V F-150
12V Suzuki 3-Wheeler(2WD Super6)Current Project
Lifted Fire Rescue Jeep(Upgrading to 21T 18V)
WildThing Super6 Volt
12V Harley(WIP)
Original 6V PW Hot Rod
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gseric69
Moderator

Red Lion
PA
USA



6315 Posts

Posted - 09/09/2009 :  08:00:10  Show Profile  Visit gseric69's Homepage
Love it! thanks

36V Peg Perego Apache - Project: Super Power Police Jeep, 18V Metal Frame Jeep - Project: Sarge
Dragon/Craftsman Pickup Hybrid (WIP), 18V John Deere Off Road 4x4 (Gaucho, SOLD!)
12V Lil Jeep, 18V Turbo Sun Jammer Jeep, 12V Super 6 F150 Blue Thunder,
18V Lightning McQueen & 12V Lightning McQueen w/Duratrax Motors (Sold)
18V Green & Blue Ninja Quads w/19T's, 18V Dora Quad with 21T's
12V Harley Bat Bike w/Duratrax Motors, 12V Pink Harley (Future Trike)
Future Builds: 12V Xtreme Machine, 12V PW Fire Truck, 6V Wild Thing Super 6 & Mach 5
RIP: 12V Super 6 Suzuki Quad w/Seperate Brake pedal (Decommissioned/Parted)
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rollndice83
Expert Modder

Lansdale
PA
USA



850 Posts

Posted - 09/09/2009 :  12:11:35  Show Profile
yea the kid thinks it is the greatest thing. If i was going to build myself something...It would be like this

When 18V is to slow...Time to go to 50cc quads
88 Super 6Volt Corvette Project
90 Suzuki Quad Super6 on 12V
12V F-150
12V Suzuki 3-Wheeler(2WD Super6)Current Project
Lifted Fire Rescue Jeep(Upgrading to 21T 18V)
WildThing Super6 Volt
12V Harley(WIP)
Original 6V PW Hot Rod
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Tainted Memory
Journeyman Modder

Saratoga Springs
UT
USA



167 Posts

Posted - 09/09/2009 :  15:55:54  Show Profile  Click to see Tainted Memory's MSN Messenger address
I got sick just watching the video, but that is the coolest ride on ever!!!

1-Peg John Deere Power Pull-18V-Stock
2-Peg 24V Super Power Gaucho-LBD14 controllers
2-Peg John Deere Gator-24V Scooter Controllers with Hall Effect Pedals
1-Peg Thundercat Quad 24V Scooter Controller with twist throttle.


1-Xtreme Machine-up for sale, ditching anything Powerwheel.




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rollndice83
Expert Modder

Lansdale
PA
USA



850 Posts

Posted - 09/09/2009 :  17:39:53  Show Profile
quote:
Originally posted by Tainted Memory

I got sick just watching the video, but that is the coolest ride on ever!!!

LOL! I almost got sick watching him. But hes a kid and loves that PW. I need to put some UFO lights on it

When 18V is to slow...Time to go to 50cc quads
88 Super 6Volt Corvette Project
90 Suzuki Quad Super6 on 12V
12V F-150
12V Suzuki 3-Wheeler(2WD Super6)Current Project
Lifted Fire Rescue Jeep(Upgrading to 21T 18V)
WildThing Super6 Volt
12V Harley(WIP)
Original 6V PW Hot Rod
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ms1120
Senior Modder

M-Town
Georgia
USA



1464 Posts

Posted - 09/09/2009 :  19:43:12  Show Profile
Its like zero turn mower training for kids. Awesome.

Fixing things that arent broken...and making them cool
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sdubb
Senior Modder






1661 Posts

Posted - 09/09/2009 :  20:29:48  Show Profile
When I got ours working my wife looked at it and said "is that the wheelchair powerwheel"

"Time to take a ride on the information superhighway."
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rollndice83
Expert Modder

Lansdale
PA
USA



850 Posts

Posted - 09/10/2009 :  06:57:55  Show Profile
quote:
Originally posted by sdubb

When I got ours working my wife looked at it and said "is that the wheelchair powerwheel"

Heh..I was thinking the same thing. Looks like a little wheel chair. He looks funny riding it..But hes 4 and don't care

When 18V is to slow...Time to go to 50cc quads
88 Super 6Volt Corvette Project
90 Suzuki Quad Super6 on 12V
12V F-150
12V Suzuki 3-Wheeler(2WD Super6)Current Project
Lifted Fire Rescue Jeep(Upgrading to 21T 18V)
WildThing Super6 Volt
12V Harley(WIP)
Original 6V PW Hot Rod
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gseric69
Moderator

Red Lion
PA
USA



6315 Posts

Posted - 09/18/2009 :  11:45:19  Show Profile  Visit gseric69's Homepage
Hey Rollindice, just wanted to check to see if yours came with the red 6V battery and A type connector.

36V Peg Perego Apache - Project: Super Power Police Jeep, 18V Metal Frame Jeep - Project: Sarge
Dragon/Craftsman Pickup Hybrid (WIP), 18V John Deere Off Road 4x4 (Gaucho, SOLD!)
12V Lil Jeep, 18V Turbo Sun Jammer Jeep, 12V Super 6 F150 Blue Thunder,
18V Lightning McQueen & 12V Lightning McQueen w/Duratrax Motors (Sold)
18V Green & Blue Ninja Quads w/19T's, 18V Dora Quad with 21T's
12V Harley Bat Bike w/Duratrax Motors, 12V Pink Harley (Future Trike)
Future Builds: 12V Xtreme Machine, 12V PW Fire Truck, 6V Wild Thing Super 6 & Mach 5
RIP: 12V Super 6 Suzuki Quad w/Seperate Brake pedal (Decommissioned/Parted)
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rollndice83
Expert Modder

Lansdale
PA
USA



850 Posts

Posted - 09/18/2009 :  11:48:39  Show Profile
quote:
Originally posted by gseric69

Hey Rollindice, just wanted to check to see if yours came with the red 6V battery and A type connector.

It came with the A type connector spliced on and no battery. And i use the Red 6 Volt in it.

When 18V is to slow...Time to go to 50cc quads
88 Super 6Volt Corvette Project
90 Suzuki Quad Super6 on 12V
12V F-150
12V Suzuki 3-Wheeler(2WD Super6)Current Project
Lifted Fire Rescue Jeep(Upgrading to 21T 18V)
WildThing Super6 Volt
12V Harley(WIP)
Original 6V PW Hot Rod

Edited by - rollndice83 on 09/18/2009 11:49:07
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Taz11
Advanced Modder

Bloomsbury (08804)
NJ



3739 Posts

Posted - 09/18/2009 :  12:00:33  Show Profile
18v......and a barf bag! I like the zero turn mower idea. Maybe you could rig it up to a electric push mower. Make him earn that allowance!

Drive it like you stole it!........out of somebody's garbage!
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ThePlatinumLife
Apprentice Modder


Ca
USA

98 Posts

Posted - 09/18/2009 :  23:14:12  Show Profile
I wonder.... two variable speed foot controllers and 24v... now that would be "Sick".... ModifiedPowerWheelchairs.com ??

OK..If life gives you lemons, make lemonade... So.. if life gives you $#!t, then what...?

www.LilSpeedsters.com

Silver Gaucho
18v gaucgo Grande
24v ESC Gaucho Grande
2 36v Quads
2 18v Escalades
24v ESC Power Wheel Quad
2 18V PW Quads
Extreme Machine
18v Police Harley
Barbie Police Jeep
Barbie Lambo
Barbie Jeep
2 24v Injusa F1's
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Divinar
Moderator

San Jose 95123
CA
USA



3057 Posts

Posted - 09/19/2009 :  09:25:40  Show Profile
quote:
Originally posted by ThePlatinumLife

I wonder.... two variable speed foot controllers and 24v... now that would be "Sick".... ModifiedPowerWheelchairs.com ??



No, then the DRIVER would be "sick"!


Escalade (Rubber tires, LED lights, Key switch, Remote Kill, wings. Wings?)
Lil Wrangler (2WD, 12v, Lights), Dora Jeep (Super-6 @ 12v, lights), Jeep Enforcer turned Aftershock (18v, WIP),
Grape Gaucho A151 (24v, scooter controller, WIP)
KFX Quad (Remote Kill), Crushmeister! (Silverado), Limited Edition Jeep (Stock)
Kawasaki Mojave 250 (Stock), PP Gator (Lights), Home Depot Loader, Lightning McQueen (Stock)
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Bintaur
New Member

Buffalo
New York
USA

49 Posts

Posted - 09/21/2009 :  13:10:13  Show Profile
quote:
rollndice83 states:

Well i know GSeric wanted some video so here it is. This is a super6 setup so even on 6V it scoots. We put 12V to it and it moved and spun so fast my kid couldn't control it lol. He got out and could hardly walk straight but was laughing.


Being a newbie, my question is this. When you state it's a super6 setup, you mean the Wild Thing has the super6 motors in it right? You also stated you did drop a 12v battery in it and it spun really fast. So you can use either a 6v or 12v battery in it without modifying anything regarding the wiring? Does my lack of knowledge about wiring and batteries show yet?
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rollndice83
Expert Modder

Lansdale
PA
USA



850 Posts

Posted - 09/21/2009 :  14:23:44  Show Profile
quote:
Originally posted by Bintaur

quote:
rollndice83 states:

Well i know GSeric wanted some video so here it is. This is a super6 setup so even on 6V it scoots. We put 12V to it and it moved and spun so fast my kid couldn't control it lol. He got out and could hardly walk straight but was laughing.


Being a newbie, my question is this. When you state it's a super6 setup, you mean the Wild Thing has the super6 motors in it right? You also stated you did drop a 12v battery in it and it spun really fast. So you can use either a 6v or 12v battery in it without modifying anything regarding the wiring? Does my lack of knowledge about wiring and batteries show yet?

You got it. It's got 2 Super6 motors with 3A Gearboxes and you can just drop in a 12V with no mods with the exception of a 30A inline fuse. The wiring on it is plenty for 12Volts. I keep it a 6V because on 12V it gets no traction and you can't get it to go straight.

When 18V is to slow...Time to go to 50cc quads
88 Super 6Volt Corvette Project
90 Suzuki Quad Super6 on 12V
12V F-150
12V Suzuki 3-Wheeler(2WD Super6)Current Project
Lifted Fire Rescue Jeep(Upgrading to 21T 18V)
WildThing Super6 Volt
12V Harley(WIP)
Original 6V PW Hot Rod

Edited by - rollndice83 on 09/21/2009 14:24:23
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Bintaur
New Member

Buffalo
New York
USA

49 Posts

Posted - 09/21/2009 :  15:38:05  Show Profile
thanks rollndice83! The only other question is whether the wild thing can be used on any surfaces other than concrete.
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rollndice83
Expert Modder

Lansdale
PA
USA



850 Posts

Posted - 09/21/2009 :  16:15:20  Show Profile
quote:
Originally posted by Bintaur

thanks rollndice83! The only other question is whether the wild thing can be used on any surfaces other than concrete.

It really should be on a flat surface for best performance. I have not tried it on the grass but it has does have a skid plate on the bottom that gets caught up on bumps and rocks.

When 18V is to slow...Time to go to 50cc quads
88 Super 6Volt Corvette Project
90 Suzuki Quad Super6 on 12V
12V F-150
12V Suzuki 3-Wheeler(2WD Super6)Current Project
Lifted Fire Rescue Jeep(Upgrading to 21T 18V)
WildThing Super6 Volt
12V Harley(WIP)
Original 6V PW Hot Rod
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gseric69
Moderator

Red Lion
PA
USA



6315 Posts

Posted - 09/22/2009 :  13:42:10  Show Profile  Visit gseric69's Homepage
One thing you need to watch out for is kids trying to walk after spinning themselves dizzy. Olivia hopped off after using it and went right down on the driveway. She skinned her legs a little, but thankfully nothing else. The one time I was around back helping another kid is when it happened.
Aside from that, she really loves it. It pretty much gets stuck as soon as they run it off the driveway onto the lawn though, so like Rollndice said, it's just for hard flat surfaces.

36V Peg Perego Apache - Project: Super Power Police Jeep, 18V Metal Frame Jeep - Project: Sarge
Dragon/Craftsman Pickup Hybrid (WIP), 18V John Deere Off Road 4x4 (Gaucho, SOLD!)
12V Lil Jeep, 18V Turbo Sun Jammer Jeep, 12V Super 6 F150 Blue Thunder,
18V Lightning McQueen & 12V Lightning McQueen w/Duratrax Motors (Sold)
18V Green & Blue Ninja Quads w/19T's, 18V Dora Quad with 21T's
12V Harley Bat Bike w/Duratrax Motors, 12V Pink Harley (Future Trike)
Future Builds: 12V Xtreme Machine, 12V PW Fire Truck, 6V Wild Thing Super 6 & Mach 5
RIP: 12V Super 6 Suzuki Quad w/Seperate Brake pedal (Decommissioned/Parted)
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rollndice83
Expert Modder

Lansdale
PA
USA



850 Posts

Posted - 09/22/2009 :  14:14:21  Show Profile
quote:
Originally posted by gseric69

One thing you need to watch out for is kids trying to walk after spinning themselves dizzy. Olivia hopped off after using it and went right down on the driveway. She skinned her legs a little, but thankfully nothing else. The one time I was around back helping another kid is when it happened.
Aside from that, she really loves it. It pretty much gets stuck as soon as they run it off the driveway onto the lawn though, so like Rollndice said, it's just for hard flat surfaces.

Good Point! My son did the same thing. He hopped out of it and started doing the two step. I told him we don't need to go to the carnival now. He has his own carnival ride

When 18V is to slow...Time to go to 50cc quads
88 Super 6Volt Corvette Project
90 Suzuki Quad Super6 on 12V
12V F-150
12V Suzuki 3-Wheeler(2WD Super6)Current Project
Lifted Fire Rescue Jeep(Upgrading to 21T 18V)
WildThing Super6 Volt
12V Harley(WIP)
Original 6V PW Hot Rod
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Bintaur
New Member

Buffalo
New York
USA

49 Posts

Posted - 09/22/2009 :  14:56:04  Show Profile
Point well taken. Still want one for my 3-year old grandson if I can find one in decent shape. Have a great concrete patio behind the house he could use to spin around on.
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rollndice83
Expert Modder

Lansdale
PA
USA



850 Posts

Posted - 09/22/2009 :  20:08:21  Show Profile
quote:
Originally posted by Bintaur

Point well taken. Still want one for my 3-year old grandson if I can find one in decent shape. Have a great concrete patio behind the house he could use to spin around on.

That's the great thing about them..You really don't need much space to use it.

When 18V is to slow...Time to go to 50cc quads
88 Super 6Volt Corvette Project
90 Suzuki Quad Super6 on 12V
12V F-150
12V Suzuki 3-Wheeler(2WD Super6)Current Project
Lifted Fire Rescue Jeep(Upgrading to 21T 18V)
WildThing Super6 Volt
12V Harley(WIP)
Original 6V PW Hot Rod
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mudduck77
New Member

Lake Gaston
NC
USA



37 Posts

Posted - 09/22/2009 :  20:23:52  Show Profile
quote:
Originally posted by rollndice83

quote:
Originally posted by Bintaur

quote:
rollndice83 states:

Well i know GSeric wanted some video so here it is. This is a super6 setup so even on 6V it scoots. We put 12V to it and it moved and spun so fast my kid couldn't control it lol. He got out and could hardly walk straight but was laughing.


Being a newbie, my question is this. When you state it's a super6 setup, you mean the Wild Thing has the super6 motors in it right? You also stated you did drop a 12v battery in it and it spun really fast. So you can use either a 6v or 12v battery in it without modifying anything regarding the wiring? Does my lack of knowledge about wiring and batteries show yet?

You got it. It's got 2 Super6 motors with 3A Gearboxes and you can just drop in a 12V with no mods with the exception of a 30A inline fuse. The wiring on it is plenty for 12Volts. I keep it a 6V because on 12V it gets no traction and you can't get it to go straight.

You stated that you moved up to a 30a inline fuse for the upvolt to 12v. What size fuse are you using when running the red 6v, or does it even need one on 6v?

"There'll be time to rest when I'm dead."




  • PW Caterpillar Dump Truck (resto project; need decals)
  • PW Kawasaki 'lil KFX (stock)
  • PW Suzuki Quad (broken fender skirts and windshield removed; harness recall performed)
  • PW Kawasaki Super Shock (stock, except converted to use twin red 6v)
  • PW Cat Tough Loader x 2 (next on the list)
  • PW Chevy Z71 (mechanical repairs made, lots of cosmetic to go)
  • PW Barbie Cruisin' Tunes Jeep (awaiting diagnostic)
  • KidTrax kt1003 Fire Truck (I wish my kid hated this thing as much as I do)
  • Dumar Red Rallye Pontiac Solstice (awaiting diagnostic)
  • PP Polaris 700 (running, but won't stay in HI)
  • PP John Deere Gator (need new horn and some cosmetic)
  • PP Thomas and Friends train(with tunnel, expansion pack, and Annie and Clarabel passenger car; FOR SALE Cherry condition)
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Divinar
Moderator

San Jose 95123
CA
USA



3057 Posts

Posted - 09/22/2009 :  20:35:11  Show Profile
quote:
Originally posted by mudduck77
You stated that you moved up to a 30a inline fuse for the upvolt to 12v. What size fuse are you using when running the red 6v, or does it even need one on 6v?



There is a circuit breaker or fuse built into the stock batteries.

I think it's either a 25 or 30 amp fuse...


Escalade (Rubber tires, LED lights, Key switch, Remote Kill, wings. Wings?)
Lil Wrangler (2WD, 12v, Lights), Dora Jeep (Super-6 @ 12v, lights), Jeep Enforcer turned Aftershock (18v, WIP),
Grape Gaucho A151 (24v, scooter controller, WIP)
KFX Quad (Remote Kill), Crushmeister! (Silverado), Limited Edition Jeep (Stock)
Kawasaki Mojave 250 (Stock), PP Gator (Lights), Home Depot Loader, Lightning McQueen (Stock)
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mudduck77
New Member

Lake Gaston
NC
USA



37 Posts

Posted - 09/22/2009 :  21:22:44  Show Profile
quote:
Originally posted by Divinar

quote:
Originally posted by mudduck77
You stated that you moved up to a 30a inline fuse for the upvolt to 12v. What size fuse are you using when running the red 6v, or does it even need one on 6v?



There is a circuit breaker or fuse built into the stock batteries.

I think it's either a 25 or 30 amp fuse...



Sorry for the absence, had to get little man back in bed.

Thanks for the quick response. BTW, the Wild Thing is top notch. I have some other questions about fusing techniques and sizing, I'll start that as a separate thread when I get a chance. No need to start hijacking threads this early in my membership, LOL!

"There'll be time to rest when I'm dead."




  • PW Caterpillar Dump Truck (resto project; need decals)
  • PW Kawasaki 'lil KFX (stock)
  • PW Suzuki Quad (broken fender skirts and windshield removed; harness recall performed)
  • PW Kawasaki Super Shock (stock, except converted to use twin red 6v)
  • PW Cat Tough Loader x 2 (next on the list)
  • PW Chevy Z71 (mechanical repairs made, lots of cosmetic to go)
  • PW Barbie Cruisin' Tunes Jeep (awaiting diagnostic)
  • KidTrax kt1003 Fire Truck (I wish my kid hated this thing as much as I do)
  • Dumar Red Rallye Pontiac Solstice (awaiting diagnostic)
  • PP Polaris 700 (running, but won't stay in HI)
  • PP John Deere Gator (need new horn and some cosmetic)
  • PP Thomas and Friends train(with tunnel, expansion pack, and Annie and Clarabel passenger car; FOR SALE Cherry condition)
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Bintaur
New Member

Buffalo
New York
USA

49 Posts

Posted - 09/23/2009 :  13:01:31  Show Profile
quote:
rollndice83 states:
You got it. It's got 2 Super6 motors with 3A Gearboxes and you can just drop in a 12V with no mods with the exception of a 30A inline fuse. The wiring on it is plenty for 12Volts. I keep it a 6V because on 12V it gets no traction and you can't get it to go straight.


I have the Parts sheet for the wild thing: Model 74180-9993 (in USA) and Model 74183-9564 (in Canada) and it indicates the the wild thing to have:
3B Gearbox 74550-9279
3B Motorgearbox Assm. 74180-9519

Are you sure that yours has 3A Gearboxes? If so, it must have been modified in the past. Is there an advantage in using 3A gearboxes over 3B gearboxes. Also, I'm seriously thinking of making the 320-mile round trip drive to get the wild thing for $20.00. In addition to getting two paddle switches, I'm thinking of getting 2 super6 motors to have on hand but am not sure where to get them online. Could you point me in a direction for locating them?
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gseric69
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Red Lion
PA
USA



6315 Posts

Posted - 09/23/2009 :  13:34:49  Show Profile  Visit gseric69's Homepage
The 3A gearbox would give it some more top end speed. On a ride like this, I don't think you'll notice any torque loss from switching to a 3A gearbox.
To get Super 6 motors, you'll need to get them from Super 6 Vehicles. There is a thread which had many of the Super 6 Models listed, but I'm having trouble locating it right now.

36V Peg Perego Apache - Project: Super Power Police Jeep, 18V Metal Frame Jeep - Project: Sarge
Dragon/Craftsman Pickup Hybrid (WIP), 18V John Deere Off Road 4x4 (Gaucho, SOLD!)
12V Lil Jeep, 18V Turbo Sun Jammer Jeep, 12V Super 6 F150 Blue Thunder,
18V Lightning McQueen & 12V Lightning McQueen w/Duratrax Motors (Sold)
18V Green & Blue Ninja Quads w/19T's, 18V Dora Quad with 21T's
12V Harley Bat Bike w/Duratrax Motors, 12V Pink Harley (Future Trike)
Future Builds: 12V Xtreme Machine, 12V PW Fire Truck, 6V Wild Thing Super 6 & Mach 5
RIP: 12V Super 6 Suzuki Quad w/Seperate Brake pedal (Decommissioned/Parted)
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Bintaur
New Member

Buffalo
New York
USA

49 Posts

Posted - 09/23/2009 :  15:11:29  Show Profile
alternative motors to the Super6 ones would be the Duratrax 5737 motor or the 14V titan motors? Where could I get new 8T pinion gears if I prefer to go with new metal ones?
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gseric69
Moderator

Red Lion
PA
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Posted - 09/23/2009 :  15:38:55  Show Profile  Visit gseric69's Homepage
quote:
Originally posted by Bintaur

alternative motors to the Super6 ones would be the Duratrax 5737 motor or the 14V titan motors? Where could I get new 8T pinion gears if I prefer to go with new metal ones?


Gameboy has the 8T pinion gears for sale, shoot him a PM if you need any.
The Duratrax 5737 motors are about the same speed as the Super 6, maybe a little faster. I don't have any first hand experience with the Titans, but I hear they are pretty fast as well.

36V Peg Perego Apache - Project: Super Power Police Jeep, 18V Metal Frame Jeep - Project: Sarge
Dragon/Craftsman Pickup Hybrid (WIP), 18V John Deere Off Road 4x4 (Gaucho, SOLD!)
12V Lil Jeep, 18V Turbo Sun Jammer Jeep, 12V Super 6 F150 Blue Thunder,
18V Lightning McQueen & 12V Lightning McQueen w/Duratrax Motors (Sold)
18V Green & Blue Ninja Quads w/19T's, 18V Dora Quad with 21T's
12V Harley Bat Bike w/Duratrax Motors, 12V Pink Harley (Future Trike)
Future Builds: 12V Xtreme Machine, 12V PW Fire Truck, 6V Wild Thing Super 6 & Mach 5
RIP: 12V Super 6 Suzuki Quad w/Seperate Brake pedal (Decommissioned/Parted)

Edited by - gseric69 on 09/23/2009 15:40:20
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Bintaur
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Posted - 09/23/2009 :  15:59:05  Show Profile
thanks for your help gseric69. BTW, how's the wild thing coming that you got recently? Know you were having a problem with the left paddle switch & the fact the prior owner never got the recall fix done on the battery connector. Hope we get to see your daughter or nephew operating it soon.
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RICKYVB
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Posted - 09/23/2009 :  16:01:11  Show Profile
That thing is cool.
Reminds me of my ARGO
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gseric69
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Posted - 09/23/2009 :  16:13:51  Show Profile  Visit gseric69's Homepage
quote:
Originally posted by Bintaur

thanks for your help gseric69. BTW, how's the wild thing coming that you got recently? Know you were having a problem with the left paddle switch & the fact the prior owner never got the recall fix done on the battery connector. Hope we get to see your daughter or nephew operating it soon.


I haven't really messed with it yet, but the left switch will work in forward, they just have to really push it hard right now to get it to go. Olivia had a lot of fun with it on Sunday, and spun herself silly. I ended up just using the Green PW battery I got with it, which is actually holding a charge quite well. It's only a 6.5AH battery, but they were able to get some good use out of it.
I have about 4 rides I want to get the recall work done one before I mess with them, but I just haven't had the time to take them in.

36V Peg Perego Apache - Project: Super Power Police Jeep, 18V Metal Frame Jeep - Project: Sarge
Dragon/Craftsman Pickup Hybrid (WIP), 18V John Deere Off Road 4x4 (Gaucho, SOLD!)
12V Lil Jeep, 18V Turbo Sun Jammer Jeep, 12V Super 6 F150 Blue Thunder,
18V Lightning McQueen & 12V Lightning McQueen w/Duratrax Motors (Sold)
18V Green & Blue Ninja Quads w/19T's, 18V Dora Quad with 21T's
12V Harley Bat Bike w/Duratrax Motors, 12V Pink Harley (Future Trike)
Future Builds: 12V Xtreme Machine, 12V PW Fire Truck, 6V Wild Thing Super 6 & Mach 5
RIP: 12V Super 6 Suzuki Quad w/Seperate Brake pedal (Decommissioned/Parted)
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Bintaur
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Posted - 09/23/2009 :  16:21:40  Show Profile
well if you need new paddle switches, the best price I've found so far is here:

http://www.svcvacuum.com/power_wheels/0801-0614.asp
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gseric69
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Posted - 10/05/2009 :  12:10:19  Show Profile  Visit gseric69's Homepage
quote:
Originally posted by Bintaur

well if you need new paddle switches, the best price I've found so far is here:

http://www.svcvacuum.com/power_wheels/0801-0614.asp



I took the shifters off mine, and it turns out the switches are working perfectly. It's the shifters that are causing the problem. I'm going to have to see if I can get them connected and aligned better.

36V Peg Perego Apache - Project: Super Power Police Jeep, 18V Metal Frame Jeep - Project: Sarge
Dragon/Craftsman Pickup Hybrid (WIP), 18V John Deere Off Road 4x4 (Gaucho, SOLD!)
12V Lil Jeep, 18V Turbo Sun Jammer Jeep, 12V Super 6 F150 Blue Thunder,
18V Lightning McQueen & 12V Lightning McQueen w/Duratrax Motors (Sold)
18V Green & Blue Ninja Quads w/19T's, 18V Dora Quad with 21T's
12V Harley Bat Bike w/Duratrax Motors, 12V Pink Harley (Future Trike)
Future Builds: 12V Xtreme Machine, 12V PW Fire Truck, 6V Wild Thing Super 6 & Mach 5
RIP: 12V Super 6 Suzuki Quad w/Seperate Brake pedal (Decommissioned/Parted)
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gseric69
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Posted - 10/05/2009 :  16:52:30  Show Profile  Visit gseric69's Homepage
I ended up pulling the switches out and taking them apart. They were actually in pretty good shape, just a little corrosion on the terminals, but what I did find was a lot of little grass clippings inside them. So I got all of it out, cleaned them up anyway.
What I did end up doing which seems to have worked the best, was removing the stop screws from the center of each shifter. This allowed the shifters to travel a little farther forward, and was enough to engage the switches without any problems.

So not I have a happy little girl again that can go forward and reverse, and do some tight twisty turns without any problems.

36V Peg Perego Apache - Project: Super Power Police Jeep, 18V Metal Frame Jeep - Project: Sarge
Dragon/Craftsman Pickup Hybrid (WIP), 18V John Deere Off Road 4x4 (Gaucho, SOLD!)
12V Lil Jeep, 18V Turbo Sun Jammer Jeep, 12V Super 6 F150 Blue Thunder,
18V Lightning McQueen & 12V Lightning McQueen w/Duratrax Motors (Sold)
18V Green & Blue Ninja Quads w/19T's, 18V Dora Quad with 21T's
12V Harley Bat Bike w/Duratrax Motors, 12V Pink Harley (Future Trike)
Future Builds: 12V Xtreme Machine, 12V PW Fire Truck, 6V Wild Thing Super 6 & Mach 5
RIP: 12V Super 6 Suzuki Quad w/Seperate Brake pedal (Decommissioned/Parted)
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sdubb
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Posted - 10/06/2009 :  07:51:46  Show Profile
pics please you lost me.

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