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Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-02-2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 72,587
Posted By mattlepperd
Its really coming along...You are one patient...

Its really coming along...You are one patient dude.
Forum: Electric Projects 08-24-2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,353
Posted By mattlepperd
You are going to have to jackshaft this...

You are going to have to jackshaft this thing...Otherwise you are going to end up with a sprocket thats bigger than your wheels to slow it down.
Forum: Electric Projects 08-17-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,353
Posted By mattlepperd
Three kid hauler for cheap..with no...

Three kid hauler for cheap..with no welding....Thats going to be a tough one. My thoughts? Barbie Jeep towing a wagon.
A Power wheels is pretty powerful and if you simply put a set of smaller...
Forum: Electric Projects 08-13-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,229
Posted By mattlepperd
The shop is my auto repair business. I just play...

The shop is my auto repair business. I just play with toys after hours...No,I have yet to blow up the differential and I am less afraid of it now. You notice in the video that I put a second set of...
Forum: Electric Projects 08-12-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,229
Posted By mattlepperd
One more video before I get to the bodywork. ...

One more video before I get to the bodywork.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xhLRKESHu8
Forum: Electric Projects 08-11-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,346
Posted By mattlepperd
is this for real? Mr Rogers beeped out my email...

is this for real? Mr Rogers beeped out my email address?
Captain Kangaroo used that word. the beeped out part is D A M N
Forum: Electric Projects 08-11-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,346
Posted By mattlepperd
Yep,I got two that I can sell you cheap now that...

Yep,I got two that I can sell you cheap now that I went with the Mars motor. They even have #35 sprockets on them. Ready to rock. send me an email.
best****garage@aol.com
Forum: Electric Projects 08-08-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,229
Posted By mattlepperd
http://www.evdrives.com/motor_products.html ...

http://www.evdrives.com/motor_products.html

ME0709 Mars motor. Its awesome.
Forum: Electric Projects 08-08-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,229
Posted By mattlepperd
I am going to build a few of them. The Chevelle I...

I am going to build a few of them. The Chevelle I have owned since 1994..I have several old ones..Two of them are 57 chevys.
I bought a tubing bender for small stuff at Northern. Its a pile of...
Forum: Electric Projects 08-08-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,229
Posted By mattlepperd
Update with VIDEO!

Its getting there! I have cosmetics to do and some final aluminum work. I welcome any and all comments/questions and insults!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCwxyTyZ9-U
Forum: Electric Projects 07-16-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,231
Posted By mattlepperd
Yeah,I was thinking about a student discount. It...

Yeah,I was thinking about a student discount. It seems like I am an old man around here and I sometimes assume that most of the people here are teenagers..although very mature,driven teenagers..I...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-13-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,812
Posted By mattlepperd
DO NOT just wire them together! Can you send...

DO NOT just wire them together!
Can you send pictures? If not a wire diagram is most certainly online.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-13-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,766
Posted By mattlepperd
What you are building sounds an awful lot like...

What you are building sounds an awful lot like what I just built.
I spent the 8 million dollars in research so you dont have to.
This thing works great,has plenty of power and battery life.
It...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-09-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,231
Posted By mattlepperd
How old are you? are you a student? have you...

How old are you? are you a student? have you built stuff like this before? I ask for a good reason.
Forum: Site Announcements and Suggestion Box 07-09-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,104
Posted By mattlepperd
You have alot of skills. That is impressive. You...

You have alot of skills. That is impressive. You should make a video of that bike.
Forum: Electric Projects 07-06-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,231
Posted By mattlepperd
I have two new batteries,12 AH rascal scooter...

I have two new batteries,12 AH
rascal scooter motor with differential and axle
Controller with Joystick
I paid quite a bit for this stuff and then went (much) larger but I am willing to take a...
Forum: All Other Parts 06-28-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,551
Posted By mattlepperd
Your entire project will be less than 200 pounds...

Your entire project will be less than 200 pounds with diver. Just about anything you do will hold up. Northern tool has some rear wheels with sprocket,I would think that you could space the sprocket...
Forum: Site Announcements and Suggestion Box 06-28-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,340
Posted By mattlepperd
Its posted on their website.

Its posted on their website.
Forum: Electric Projects 06-27-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,162
Posted By mattlepperd
I got the golf buggy going with the new motor...

I got the golf buggy going with the new motor today.
It will roast the tires and if on dry pavement it will hang the front tires about 2 inches in the air..I sure wish I had a video camera that was...
Forum: Electric Projects 06-26-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,162
Posted By mattlepperd
Rebuilding ENGINES yes..Motors? Notsomuch. I...

Rebuilding ENGINES yes..Motors? Notsomuch.
I have been building small and big block chevys for years.
Forum: Electric Projects 06-25-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,162
Posted By mattlepperd
If it snaps its your fault for mocking me. I take...

If it snaps its your fault for mocking me. I take paypal!

I just hope it stays glued together.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-25-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,766
Posted By mattlepperd
I have found and then utilized the carcass of two...

I have found and then utilized the carcass of two 4 wheelers in the last couple months. I just put an ad on Craigslist
Forum: Electric Projects 06-25-2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,162
Posted By mattlepperd
Ray..if you go back and look,I was always using...

Ray..if you go back and look,I was always using the diff..Just not the traditional way. I hope I dont snap the diff...it looks kinda cheezy to me..Any of you ever use the Northern differential?
Forum: Electric Projects 06-25-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,231
Posted By mattlepperd
I have everything you need..even the batteries....

I have everything you need..even the batteries. Its all new or very nice stuff that was too small for my tard-kart
Forum: Electric Projects 06-25-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,162
Posted By mattlepperd
getting closer

This thing HAS to work now,doesn't it? After all I have spent it should hover and make me a sandwich.
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