Chris' RVT Powered Piranha

Postby David Reid » Wed Feb 18, 2009 10:14 pm

Gees Mate what a good job!! Looks Nice I like it..
VTR1000 fire storm Cuda waiting to be given Life....
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Postby daveo » Sun Mar 08, 2009 10:19 pm

Hi chris, looks well, very nice ride...any chance of a bit more info on the front end.. the setup looks great.
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Postby The Architect » Mon Mar 09, 2009 2:50 am

allot of attention to detail, any word on a paint job?

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Postby JBKL » Mon Mar 09, 2009 4:32 pm

:lol: its already painted Sam,thats the same buggy from the start (I hope) :oops: :shock:
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Postby dunerider » Sat Mar 14, 2009 4:45 am

Yes the car at the beginning is the same as the other build pics so that is the paint job. The siding is aluminum, which I burnished with a grinder in a flame pattern prior to painting a candy apple over the top. The result is a flame patern that realy jumps out at you in the sun light. The pictures don't do it justice.

The front end set up is as follows. The front end is raked so I have 10 degrees built in castor, and the camber is progressive from 1 degree at full droop to 6 degrees at fulll compression. At ride height the camber is roughly 2 degrees I believe. I have measured the amount of bump steer and it is about .5 degrees. I have had it at the dunes and going 80 miles/hr over the woops the bump steer was vertually undetectable. I guess I got luck there. No actualy I followed some guidlines that I found during my research in order to minimize it, and it worked out for me.

I hope that helps...let me know if you have other questions.
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Postby biboman- husky » Sat Mar 14, 2009 5:20 am

the paintings looks really great. Maybe you can post some Pictures of the painting and the whole buggy :D :D :D
sorry guys for my bad English
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Re: Chris' RVT Powered Piranha

Postby Corza19 » Mon Feb 16, 2015 5:00 pm

I know this is an old thread but I just had to voice my opinion; that looks f#%kn sweeeet!!! Awesome job mate!

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Re: Chris' RVT Powered Piranha

Postby Madoxen » Thu Feb 19, 2015 7:07 am

Agreed, sweet ride, wonder how it is today.
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