Welcome back to channel welcome back to rc vlog. Today, guys we are going to go drive that really cheap, that black friday special car i bought the granite voltage. I got it first. I think it was 69 69 bucks, maybe even maybe it was even 60 bucks, but they retailed for about 100 bucks. I drove it a little bit. I’M. Not gon na lie i’m kind of impressed, but today we’re gon na take it out the field and see how it handles and i’ll give you my full honest opinion of that car. But before i do, i got ta show you something that’s really really excites me. I got these in now today and some other days i got a few of them in, but you got to check these out. They’Re freaking awesome. Oh man, you remember these guys. These are those cheap, aluminum bee locks. I got off of amazon um yeah. I wanted to test them out before i bought more because they were, i think, they’re, like 35 bucks, they’re super cheap, the full set of aluminum b locks. These are on proline flat irons. Probably my favorite crawling tire that proline makes i know they’re just so beefy and meaty and there’s a lot of i like the wrinkle whenever you start crawling on stuff. It wrinkles, but you remember these well guess what i i ordered more check. This out bam the red. Oh, my god, look at the red on the blue looks so good.
Look at the inside the red, aluminum portals – oh my god, that oh that looks good, but wait there’s more! Look at these look at these and look oh, oh! When they go on that bronco. You cannot tell me that’s not going to look super sweet when they go on the bronco i got to get a set of. I have a set of crawling tires. Proline crawling towers. Four of these. I just haven’t mounted them it’s, like a million screws on there, so i haven’t done them yet seriously guys for 35 bucks, aluminum bead locks, you can’t beat them. They look so good link in the description below this is not a paid product placement. I just really really like them. Oh my god, come on let’s go hurry up. This is actually i’m gon na drive. My house out there too, because i really like my house all right, everything’s kind of a mess right now, because i’m getting ready for the spec slash event tomorrow, which guys it’s gon na be awesome. I hope there’s. It looks like there’s gon na be a lot of people but i’m going to teach people how to take wait. I don’t wait. They’Re they’re over there i’m going to teach people how to take a box stock slash and make it race ready, and i want to make sure i have parts like i’m going to split all the oils. All the hop ups not hop ups but modifications or tuning options that you need it’s gon na be a good good time um, but anyways we’re gon na run it on this thing.
We’Re gon na run it on the stock battery uh. It ran pretty good. I think i got like 15 minutes on this small little battery. The car is right. There i’ll get a better shot of it but i’m going to strap you guys on my head and i’m actually going to talk to y’all. While i drive it and let you know – oh man, oh man, all right guys here we are at my favorite off road testing facility. Look at this beautiful, beautiful field. There’S some hills over here there’s an open parking lot over here, but today we’re going to test out this car. This is my black friday special car. I think it was 69 bucks either 69 or 60 bucks. Nonetheless, a super cheap hobby grid car it’s, a granite voltage. I also brought my haas because i just love my house. I mean look at how beautiful this thing is, but let’s mount the camera, so you guys can watch me drive and i can tell you all about it all right guys so, first impression of this car when i first took it out of the box first off. I did watch some videos on it, so i thought it was going to come with those lithium ion batteries. It did oh look at that. Little jump. Oh look at that let’s jump. It did not come with the lithium ion batteries. It came with some like a nicad battery or a nickel metal hydride battery let’s, see we’re gon na adjust the trim here.
Um i don’t know if it needs it, it might need it, but my first impression was it was super dainty like it felt, really uh felt really cheap. It was kind of uh super light. It was it kind of just felt, really fragile. It actually wasn’t fragile. I mean you’re, seeing me jump the car me and my boys have already drove it pretty hard um it. It just feels that way. Right, it’s just really light. So whenever we drove it, we drove it out in the in the street. I was really really impressed on how how quick it was like. I know it doesn’t. Look that quick and that’s, probably because we’re used to a lot of us, are used to uh a lot of the uh. You know the higher end brushless cars, but the experience that you get out of driving this car is very, very similar to like a stan, a brushed stampede um one thing that’s different than this and a brush stampede. Is it doesn’t flip, like that’s, full throttle and turning right there i mean that’s, pretty good, full throttle and turning and it’s not flipping over, like i think, that’s better for a beginner driver um now with that said, it’s not pulling wheelies like it just doesn’t. Have the torque to pull wheelies the stampede will pull wheelies it’s np tool driving this is, i wouldn’t, say: it’s the same class as a stampede tool drive because i think they make a granite that’s, not the voltage that’s a little bit more robust than this um, But yeah it’s it’s a little that’s the difference in the driving experience the stampede two wheel drive is, it will pull wheelies, but it will roll a little bit.
So this is it’s, actually not a bad little car. I could give it to my kid or my nephew, or something and just let him drive it and feel comfortable that he’s not just gon na wad it up all over the place, but it’s got a decent amount of power. For oh look. That was a pretty bad wreck, let’s see if it made it through that see it made it pass through that yeah not bad at all. All right, sorry guys, you guys probably stared at my shadow the whole time um we’re gon na take it off road. A little bit see how it performs off road i’m not expecting too much. Only because i mean it drives in the grass fine like you’re and they do sell relatively expensive rc cars at walmart, but your walmart cars typically don’t, handle in the grass like that. So that’s not bad um. One thing i did notice let’s go down this hill here, like two wheel drive, i highly doubt it’s gon na make it up, but we’re gon na try look at that. I made it up just fine, not bad. Sorry i thought some people were over there in the sun watching. I want to see how ridiculous i look with a camera mounted on my head driving. So one thing i did notice about this car when i took the uh. Actually, i didn’t notice it um, someone on the page said something about it after they got theirs.
It has a five wire servo, not sure what a five wire servo does, but it’s got five wires and it’s a servo, so it’s a little strange but actually doesn’t handle off road too bad. The suspension is super duper stiff. There we go, we got stuck a little bit, there looks like we’re stuck on a vine, the suspension is super duper stiff, it’s, not, and i think that’s. The reason why? Oh look, i got a lot of it on there. I think that’s. The reason why uh it doesn’t flip as bad, because the suspension is so stiff and the tires aren’t as soft or the rubber doesn’t, get as much traction, so it just doesn’t it doesn’t catch it. So let’s cut let’s, go down here and see it from down. Here all right guys, there was almost a major disaster here. I ran down this hill and not only did i almost fall, but i almost or i didn’t almost i dropped the mic, but the mic works. We’Re good, oh, look! Look! They they cut this. This will be pretty fun, let’s see if we can go up think about two wheel drives. You got ta, have some momentum to go up, we’ll come back down and just jump off this thing. Let’S go. Oh don’t got traction, not bad. I mean it’s ripping through the field granted you’re not going to get the same experience of like a hoss or a or a granite.
Brushless 3s, like those just freaking ripped through these fields, which we’re about to rip through the field in this house in my house. Now, but not bad i’m, not gon na lie. Originally, i didn’t think i was gon na be impressed. I thought this was just gon na, be like a a review car for you guys to see what a hundred dollar granite voltage is like, but after driving it – and this is i’m driving on the same no combat hydride battery um after driving it. I see i see room for it in my stable and this is why i do because, if someone comes over wants to drive rc cars, i don’t want to give them one that does 60 miles an hour. This is perfect. I don’t know how it is on parts in regards to replacement parts on this thing, but i i can’t imagine it’s bad. I mean it is an arma, so there’s going to be plenty of part support. This is a hobby grade car. I know some people actually someone who bought bought this car on the night that i bought it, which was black for no. I think it was thanksgiving when i advertised it yeah. It was thanksgiving someone who bought it on thanksgiving on the group page which, if you’re not subscribed, subscribe or follow the group page on facebook. You should because a lot of good stuff on there. He had already put a brushless system in this thing, so i’m curious to see how his how his handled it.
I feel like this thing would just snap in half if you put too much power, but i also felt like it was dainty and weak to begin with. So maybe i could be totally wrong, but i mean not a bad car, like i said, i’m very impressed for what it is and for how much it cost. I am going to compare it to a 60 walmart car, because that would be the comparison right. You can get these for 100 all day long without a without a that black friday discount, but even at 100. I do feel like it’s worth 100 bucks. Again all this time i’ve been running and i ran a little bit not on camera same. I think it’s, an 1800 milliamp nickel metal hydride battery fun little car guys nice handles it jumps well. It’S got really stiff suspension um, but it handles well off road. Okay, now we’re dumping we’re battery dumping. Now you can tell it was lagging a little bit going up so yeah. Overall, i give it. I give it a. I need a rating system like something that i like a lot of youtubers have their own rating systems. I need a rating system, but i i do recommend this car, especially if you don’t have the money or you have a real you don’t, you don’t have the budget money. That sounds bad. If you don’t have the budget for one of the higher end cars you don’t have to 300 to spend on a car, you want to start with something that’s hobby grade 100 bucks.
You can’t, beat it and uh yeah, yes, guys and it. This is an arma. I know my uh. Everyone thinks i’m, a traxxas fanboy. I am. I am a tracks fanboy, but i’ve got nothing against armas, again it’s, just the support in my area isn’t as good, but good little good little cars, so yeah. I give it a thumbs up and i definitely recommend you pick it up if you can, if you can find it for the deal that i got it for get it i’m, not selling this thing, it’s gon na be a car that i’m gon na put in The stable and just let whoever drive it that wants to drive an rc car that i don’t necessarily trust so thumbs up guys i mean, if anything, it’s worth the donuts right all right guys enough of the horseplay we got the haas out. Let me see if i don’t bust ass or lose my camera here. Oh okay, we’re good, i mean you’ll be able to see the difference. I mean it’s, just so much more power and so much more fun. I i am super impressed with the hawks guys. I know you guys are probably saying i always just attract this fanboy, but look at this thing go it’s crazy, fast, oh and i got mine all bullet proofed up and hopped up lost my breath. I got some spectators by the way they’re behind me. Let’S. Do the jump off here there’s a little bit of a curb here there we go Music, oh, oh, and we landed it.
I did see something go flying off, though i wonder what that was. Lily bar no looks perfectly fine. I want to know what it is see. There are advantages of a plastic chassis. You saw that wreck. That wreck was pretty bad. I had the full pin it. People were watching, but it survived it which that’s what i built it for to survive. It did really well but yeah, with the plas, with the metal chassis you’re, almost guaranteed that bent it a little bit, but the little bit of flex is good. Sometimes it was dirt. It was nothing nothing to worry about. That was a pretty bad crash, but it was nothing to worry about all right guys. I’M gon na put the camera up i’m. Just gon na go enjoy. Look at that big hill. My house i’m just gon na, enjoy it’s such a beautiful day and enjoy driving rc.