LIL' MAX Guides


 LiteHawk LIL' MAX 4X4  Features: 

  • 2 Channel Fully Digital 2.4 Ghz Control puts you in control! Play together with up to 80 models at the same time without the fear of losing connection!
  • Steering wheel can be installed to suit both left and right handed drivers
  • Fully assembled and ready for adventure!
  • Indoor and Outdoor use
  • 20 Minute Run Time!
  • 4 wheel drive
  • Screw on body panels
  • Powerful twin motor setup
  • Soft rubber tires provide excellent grip
  • Adjustable mechanical front wheel trim
  • Rechargeable Ni-Cad battery and charger included
  • Reusable packaging so you can easily store your toy and keep all the accessories together!
  • Available in Tangerine Orange with White/ Blue body panels
LiteHawk R/C Car and Truck Terms 101
Transmitter: The hand-held radio unit that sends throttle and steering inputs to your model. Also known as the radio or controller.
Servo: Small motor unit in your model that operates the steering mechanism.
ESC: The Electronic Speed Control provides digital proportional throttle control to the model’s motor based upon your throttle input on the radio.

The rechargeable NiCad battery provides the power to propel your model . You should expect 15-20 min run time. Extra batteries are available at

  •  Once the model starts to slow, drive your model to a safe place, walk over and turn it off. 
  •  Never dead short a NiCad battery (never touch positive and negative together)!
  •  You Must FULLY charge the battery before using your new model.
  •  Do not leave the battery plugged into the model when it is not being used.
  •  Keep the battery dry at all times.

  Charging The NiCad Battery

Remove your battery from its storage compartment in the bottom of the LIL' MAX. It is stored there, unplugged and with the start switch turned off. The Start switch should always be off, unless you are on a run.


  • Plug Your USB charger into a power source
  • Connect your Battery to the charger, the led light will turn on Red.


  • The Red charging light will slowly diminish until it goes out, indicating that it is fully charged.
  • Charge times are ( 2.5 - 3 hrs.) Do not leave on the charger overnight. Battery should be unplugged from the charger after a Maximum of 4 hrs.
  • Unplug the battery from the charger, and unplug the USB charger from the power source.
  • Install the Battery into the LIL' MAX.  Put your battery cover back on. Make sure that the On/Off button is off, until you are ready for a run.
                     During charging:
  •   It is normal for the battery to get warm during the charging process. Do not charge the battery on a surface that is flammable or can be damaged by heat. 
  •   Do not leave the battery and charger unattended while charging.
  •   Do not store the battery plugged into the charger                                                      

  Synchronizing The LIL' MAX

 Is as easy as turning on the Radio/Controller first, then turn on the start switch to the LIL' MAX. You should be ready to go. Remember.. Controller first, then the truck.

 Wheel and Shock Removal

  Take the Single screw from the Wheel center, and remove the wheel.


  With the Wheel off you can remove the two screws holding the Shock on, and you can remove it.



   Body Removal

  There are four screws that have to be removed for the body to come off. Two on the left and two on the right. One at the front and one at the back. 


  Then you can just lift the body right off. 


 ESC. Removal

  Start with taking down notes of which wire set, plugs in where on the ESC. You don't really have to because I have for you. : )


   With all of the wiring harnesses out of the way you can remove the two screws holding the ESC. in place, and lift it out of the way.


 Separating the Rear Drive Assembly from the Chassis

    Start with removing the top screws holding the Rear shocks in place.


   Now remove the four screws that hold the brackets that hold the articulating rear suspension arms in place.


  Now remove the two screws that hold the bracket that holds the Central articulating suspension arm in place, from the ESC. Compartment.


  You can now separate the three links from the Chassis, and the Rear Drive Assembly is now free.


  Separating the Front Steering/ Drive Assembly From the Chassis

  This is identical to the Rear Drive Assembly Removal

  Start with removing the top screws holding the Front shocks in place.


   Now you can remove the Two screws that hold the Bracket that retains the Front Central articulating suspension Arm.


   Now flip it over and remove the four screws that hold the brackets that hold the articulating rear suspension arms in place. 


    You can now separate the three links from the Chassis, and the Front Drive Assembly is now free.


 Servo Removal 

  You can remove the Servo without separating the Front assembly from the rest of the truck. Just the body has to be removed so that you can disconnect the wires from the ESC. Remove the one screw from the Servo horn, and move the horn aside. Remove these three screws, and lift off the servo from its mounting posts.


 Accessing the Wheel Hubs and drive axles

  There is a single screw beneath the front bumper, so you have to remove the two screws that hold the front bumper on and set it aside, to access that screw. 


  With the bumper out of the way, remove the two screws that attach the steering links to the wheel hubs. Then remove the seven screws holding the Front assembly chassis together, and carefully lift off.


   Before lifting the steering linkage out of the way, take special note of how the Trim pin point has to align with the Trim adjusting mechanism upon reassembly. 


  Now you can lift out the main Drive shaft, and the wheel axle and wheel hub will just fall off.


  Carefully replace in reverse order.