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what a find! i am planning to build one for my son (formula-1 style). thank you!
Thanks Richard! I have some updates coming soon on a windshield as well as brakes. Be sure to check back, and please let me know how your project goes. Always great to see other similar projects.
I built a model a type car for my daughter, took me 30 plus years to finish it. Now it sits in her garage. Went through a lot power trains until settled on a 350 watt scooter motor, wheels, battery and chain. Adults can kneel on the trunk and either help their kids or drive themselves. Ir’s a kick for everybody at family outings. I ended up with scrub brakes, bought kingpins and used 3/8 rod for tie bar, steering shaft and wheel. just welded a loop in the tie bar and bent a 90 degree in the shaft that fits in the loop. Pretty quick steering just right for a hot rod. Jim
Thanks for the visit Jim, yeah this has definitely taken much longer than I anticipated, but as they say it’s the journey much more than the destination. Love to get the details on your project, sounds like just the right changes ours needs!
Wauw , i just started to build one for my son
i send pictures when is finish, i try to put one electric engine in
would you be able to tell me the dimensions of the kart. im building one for my year 12 project
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