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Old 12-20-2019, 09:17 AM
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Hey guys,
I bought my kids one of those 24v Power Wheels Grave Digger Monster trucks. They got it stuck in our yard several times the first day.... But we knew we wanted to upgrade it before we even bought it.

Well.... I guess I went a little crazy, this thing has become INSANE!! The only thing left of the original powerwheels is the plastic front clip and rear tail section..

I narrowed a Suzuki Samurai Axle for the front of it. The engine is from an old utility quad that I got for $250. The most expensive part I bought was an electric power steering kit, needed because I made this thing so huge and heavy.

Anyways, check out the newest video for this project here:

https://youtu.be/WwiicSMiFxI

Here is a link to the Video Build Series:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...qSp71JNEe31APY

Here's a pic of it in action....

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Old 12-20-2019, 09:48 AM
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I know who you are lol I think the whole forums do post some of your other projects here moto like the 212 kids buggy
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Old 12-20-2019, 10:16 AM
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Well then,

WELCOME MOTO MULE!!!

Yeah if you won't announce it I will.

Build Break Repeat actually joined recently. Epic build ya got there!
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Old 12-20-2019, 11:33 AM
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Wow welcome! A man of your talents is a much welcome addition to the forum.
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Old 12-20-2019, 11:38 AM
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welcome aboard!

looks awesome indeed...
it also looks like it loves to tip over first chance it gets ..
but I assume the cage is sturdy enoug to keep your kid save.

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Old 01-27-2020, 02:16 PM
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Hey Guys! Yes, it's me MOTO-MULE aka Mr. Bracket... Been a member here for longer than I've been moto-mule LOL!! Not super active online, usually up all night in the shop building stuff!!

When you get a chance, check out this video:

https://youtu.be/aO-wHYO9vo0

I got the Mini 4x4 Monster Truck done, except for paint. We give it a good Thrash Session and Run over a Barbie Jeep with it!!!!


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This build has been pretty awesome! Also, I'm sure Robert or one of the mods could allow you to change your username on here to Moto Mule for more consistency and maybe K-fab on minibuggy.net could do the same for you...long as someone hasn't snagged that name yet.
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Old 01-27-2020, 02:22 PM
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This build has been pretty awesome! Also, I'm sure Robert or one of the mods could allow you to change your username on here to Moto Mule for more consistency and maybe K-fab on minibuggy.net could do the same for you...long as someone hasn't snagged that name yet.
I don't really mind the name differences... Unless it bugs other people??
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Or you could change your user title to something like "a.k.a Moto Mule".

Honestly it's nice to see one of those annoying little Power Wheels getting crushed!! The only use I approve of for those is for kart bodies!
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Welcome, I’ve watched the grave digger build from the beginning. You do nice work.i was first made aware of your channel when you helped GHPC get ready for the gambler, and I’ve got to say that I’m a fan.
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Old 01-28-2020, 11:13 AM
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Welcome, Iíve watched the grave digger build from the beginning. You do nice work.i was first made aware of your channel when you helped GHPC get ready for the gambler, and Iíve got to say that Iím a fan.
Thank you! The GHPC guys are a ton of fun!!!
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That bead breaker tool you made will be a life saver once I make one. Should make doing tire repairs and the like a bit easier to do at home. Now we just need a cheap DIY wheel balancer. You are a genius Mike!
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That bead breaker tool you made will be a life saver once I make one.
I checked that out, Might make one larger scale, got to change acouple 8n and 9n ford rear wheels. Seems good to have around for a stubborn tire.

Usally for small wheels a hit or two with my 15lb slide hammer pops them (even on the vehicle), or just the air powered bead breaker on the tire changer is quick

Thanks for the idea Mr moto bracket mule !

Nice build, serious dedication, impressive drivetrain, good to see something different! Seems like a blast
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Old 01-31-2020, 09:30 PM
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I checked that out, Might make one larger scale, got to change acouple 8n and 9n ford rear wheels. Seems good to have around for a stubborn tire.

Usally for small wheels a hit or two with my 15lb slide hammer pops them (even on the vehicle), or just the air powered bead breaker on the tire changer is quick

Thanks for the idea Mr moto bracket mule !

Nice build, serious dedication, impressive drivetrain, good to see something different! Seems like a blast
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Can you tell me what seat you used for this build? I’m looking for something similar for a project I’m working on for my son.
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Can you tell me what seat you used for this build? Iím looking for something similar for a project Iím working on for my son.
The seat is a kids suspension seat I got off of ebay. the brand is Race Trim.
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Old 03-29-2020, 09:54 AM
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Hey guys, this project is finally done. We even took it off of a sweet jump! LOL

Check out the video here: -->> https://youtu.be/7ptvwi_ui1o <<--

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Awesome work!! Congrats
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