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Postby lonerangeshoot » Mon Jun 26, 2006 12:38 pm

Added a few more pics into the photobucket . Finally got it off the table.That was fun all by myself.
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Re: progress

Postby lonerangeshoot » Sat Aug 22, 2009 1:42 pm

Been a while, I added a few more pics. Shes running and almost finished....


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Re: progress

Postby oddy59 » Sun Aug 23, 2009 9:38 pm

Yeah!,I was a mere 47 on your last post! :roll:
Now! Rocketing to 51! :shock: Image...Baz
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Re: progress

Postby lonerangeshoot » Sat Aug 29, 2009 8:52 am

Hopefully I have it done by the the time ya hit 52 :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: progress

Postby oddy59 » Wed Sep 02, 2009 8:17 pm

Okie dokie then I'll hold ya to that!
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Re: progress

Postby buggyboy » Sat Feb 06, 2010 2:34 am

lonerangeshoot,
Where are you located abouts?
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Re: progress

Postby prana-pete » Sat Feb 06, 2010 9:03 pm

Oh dear- bump steer
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Re: progress

Postby Jet » Sat Feb 06, 2010 10:13 pm

Nice pick up pete.
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Re: progress

Postby Tony » Sat Feb 06, 2010 10:46 pm

Hmmm, rack is way too long Huh.
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Re: progress

Postby oddy59 » Sat Feb 20, 2010 1:12 am

oddy59 wrote:Okie dokie then I'll hold ya to that!
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Times up!... Geeze that went quick,or what? :roll:
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Re: progress

Postby lonerangeshoot » Mon Mar 08, 2010 6:33 pm

How do I correct it?? :?:
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Re: progress

Postby lonerangeshoot » Mon Mar 08, 2010 6:35 pm

Buggyboy I'm in Connecticut
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Re: progress

Postby lonerangeshoot » Mon Mar 08, 2010 6:49 pm

I not really sure what you mean about bump steer? I have been beating the hell out of this machine and wherever I point it it goes. I have not had any steering problems. I do have the shocks cranked up pretty tight(I believe there 500lb springs) and have noticed it not being as soft as I would like it in the front. But if you see something that will put the car into a situation that would be dangerous(mechanically) other than me being a lunatic in it. Pleas help me correct it. Thanks
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Re: progress

Postby Tony » Mon Mar 08, 2010 6:57 pm

lonerangeshoot,
Its too do with your rack & pinion being too long from eye to eye.
At the moment when you hit a bump you will notice the front wheels will steer in & out by themselves.
This is due to the rack being too long.
If you shortened it the handling would be much better.
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Re: progress

Postby Jet » Tue Mar 09, 2010 1:58 am

Take the shocks off and cycle the suspension though it's arc. If you watch, or video tape it from front on, you will not the directional angle of the wheels to change though it's travel, this is called "bump steer" where a wheel will "steer" when hitting a bump. not very fun at high speed.
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Re: progress

Postby lonerangeshoot » Wed Mar 10, 2010 6:26 pm

Tony "question", how much shorter? is is stated in the plans? I seem to have miss placed them in the garage somewhere. If the dem. are in the book I will do my spring cleaning early and find them and make the necessary change.
Jet Thank you for the easy to understand definition. Although, I have to say that I have not experienced any bump steer.. I will say that all of our riding has been mostly on smooth level ground (Hay field) which maybe the reason for not experiencing any abnormal steering.
I will do as you have suggested and cycle the suspension through its arc. Better to be safe than sorry and err on the side of caution since I built this thing for my kid.(although I have a lot of fun in it too. :D )
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Re: progress

Postby Tony » Wed Mar 10, 2010 6:34 pm

As short as you can possibly get that rack & still maintaining enough lock.
Your rack is different to ours & your rack will have a different ratio, so the strock required on your rack will be different.
So first measue how much rack stroke the rack actually uses from lock to lock & whatever is left you can get rid of by shortening.
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Re: progress

Postby lonerangeshoot » Tue Mar 23, 2010 5:53 am

Thanks Tony.
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