Beetleweight Brushless Drive Kit

From £145.00

November 2022: We are stocking the 1500Kv Mega Sparks for sensible drive speeds!
We have two 2300Kv Mega Sparks in stock – let us know in order notes if you want these.

Everything electronically and mechanically you need to get a beetle driving – but with a more premium powerful brushless system – BBB brushless ESCs, FingerTech motors, mounts, hubs & wheels and our full beetle safety kit. Optional BEC, receiver and wiring loom.
Just add a lipo and transmitter!  We recommend a 3S 650mAh Lipo and a FlySky i6 Transmitter

Mega Sparks are geared for speed and power, we recommend running smaller wheel sizes or an extra reduction stage, particularly at 4S – this drive setup was on Joe’s Grab Crab at Rapture 2022 with great success! All metal geared 24mm planetary gearbox, beefy hardened steel 6mm shaft – extra length for bearing support or use rotary tool to cut off excess to save weight.

We recommend you build a chassis from 10mm HDPE for the walls and 5mm HDPE for lid/base, we have a full beetle build guide here. Any issues or questions during the build, you can email us at or message us on facebook, we’ll be happy to help.
Beetle Brushless Wiring Diagram below!


3 in stock

Select Wheel Size:
1 × Pair of 6mm FingerTech Twist Hubs

19 in stock

Add a Twist Hubs Key:
To smoothly twist on the twist hubs! We made this out of laser cut nylon. Needle nose pliers are another (more scrapey) option.
Add a BEC:
You will need a BEC (Battery Eliminator Circuit) to lower the voltage of your lipo (12V or 16V) down to a safe value for your receiver (5V) and possibly a weapon servo.
Add a Receiver:
The Flysky receiver is intended for the Flysky FS-i6 and other AFHDS 2A transmitters, please check your transmitter supports this before purchasing.
Safety Kit:

11 in stock

1 × 30A Fuse Wire (Beetleweight)
Add a Wire Loom:

2 in stock

Beetle Brushless Wiring Diagram

Components in this example: 3S or 4S Lipo, Beetle Safety KitBreakout Cable20A brushless Drive ESCsMega SparksBEC and Flysky Reciever.
Image made by Team DSC.


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