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01-21-2012, 12:28 AM
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Posted By sam123

RE: Full suspension buggy build

Thanks mate :) It feels good to be back in the garage again!
01-20-2012, 04:44 PM
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01-20-2012, 03:01 AM
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Posted By sam123

RE: Full suspension buggy build

UPDATE:

I've now finished the transmission. Everything runs very nicely. It is geared at about 6:1, and has no diff. Next I am going to start working on the front end.

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11-20-2011, 03:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 37,832
Posted By sam123

RE: Homemade large scale buggy (1/5)

Nice work mate! It looks very neat and well made. Thanks for sharing :)
09-21-2011, 05:49 PM
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Views: 7,278
Posted By sam123

09-10-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 194
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Posted By sam123

RE: Full suspension buggy build

Ha! Thats an awesome idea. Nice one Lars.

Those hinges must be pretty damn strong though!
09-09-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 46,493
Posted By sam123

RE: Full suspension buggy build

C.lyra and DV, thanks guys.

DV, the drive shafts and cups are the same as those made for the HSP 1/5th scale buggy. I got all the parts off ebay.
Just search for the part numbers 50034,...
09-09-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 46,493
Posted By sam123

RE: Full suspension buggy build

Today I did a mock up of the suspension parts. I was pretty surprised to find that I can get quite a few inches of travel out of this setup before the driveshafts eventually start to bind. Everything...
09-09-2011, 12:53 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 46,493
Posted By sam123

RE: Full suspension buggy build

Cheers mate :)
Judging by some of the stuff you've made, you're getting pretty good at machining too.
09-08-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 46,493
Posted By sam123

09-08-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 46,493
Posted By sam123

RE: Full suspension buggy build

Did some more work on the car. Today I finished the upper arms. They actually took a very long time to make, as these parts required a fair bit of machining. They are made from 6mm thick steel rod I...
09-07-2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 46,493
Posted By sam123

RE: Full suspension buggy build

Yeah, I was going to make bushes to go between the ends of the aluminium tube and the steel plate, but Im going to wait until I make the cross bracing first. The cross bracing is going to be made...
09-06-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 46,493
Posted By sam123

RE: Full suspension buggy build

Thanks guys.

Yeah DV, its the same engine. Sorry about the confusion, I just wasn't sure if I was going to contine this project....but I changed my mind...again. I fail at making decisions
09-06-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 46,493
Posted By sam123

RE: Full suspension buggy build

Well, it looks like im working on this project again now. I finally bought some drive shafts for it, which allowed me to make the suspension arms. This thing is going to be a lot bigger than I first...
09-05-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,544
Posted By sam123

RE: 32 cc craftsman engine looking to convert to rc car or truck. Need info

Im guessing your engine is a half-crank design (pullstart at the front, on the side of the output shaft). They are lightweight, and reasonably powerful engines BUT, they are not the best choice for...
09-05-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By sam123

RE: A new project. Well, sort of....

DV:
Ahh I completely missed that video. To be honest I had no idea it was even going to be accurate enough for me to use. I thought it would have warped a bit while I was welding it but its all...
09-04-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By sam123

RE: A new project. Well, sort of....

I just finished making one of those brackets. I gave it a try and it works really well. Awesome idea mate!
And yes...my welds are horrible [&:]

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09-04-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By sam123

RE: A new project. Well, sort of....

Thanks DV! Its good to be back :)

Thanks for showing me that thread! Its given me a bunch of ideas. I love the bracket you made for holding the steel rod in the lathe. Might have to borrow that...
09-01-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 36,550
Posted By sam123

RE: 'PROJECT' Quarterscale Pro Street Beretta

Wow looks like this is coming along very nicely. You could have told me this was a full scale car build and I would have believed you :D It looks incredibly realistic!
09-01-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 29,715
Posted By sam123

RE: British sports car, project.

Thats some incredible work there Vassilis! well done mate [8D]
09-01-2011, 09:40 AM
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Views: 903
Posted By sam123

RE: A new project. Well, sort of....

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-JARyxhUXUWg/Tl_C4qkr_PI/AAAAAAAAATk/RnH_QSFv_fg/s800/IMGP0373.JPG

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09-01-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By sam123

A new project. Well, sort of....

Hey everyone! Wow its been a long time since I posted on this forum. I was living out of home for a little while, and had no access to any of my tools etc [:@] Study and work have also taken up a...
01-16-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 46,493
Posted By sam123

01-16-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,725
Posted By sam123

RE: 1/4 Scale Monstertruck

Wow that's some beautiful work you've done there.

Well done mate.
01-16-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 46,493
Posted By sam123

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