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i figured i would start this post for fun and to see what other people are thinking about making. It does not have to be something u are making currently, it can be something u want to make in the future or just something u wish u could make.

Ill go first. I think taking the scooter coupe and extending the back a little just to fit a bigger wider tire and throwing on a hayabusa engine would be awesome fun. here is a pic of the scooter im talking about.
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To Start To Race For Ginneta When Im 14
Im In Tranning For It Atm And Have Drove The Ginneta F40. I Just Want To Get To Racee !!
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My "one day" project.



I've been desperately trying to track down one of these for ages, it's a Suzuki LJ50. Not really related to this forum but they do have a 539cc 3 cylinder 2 stroke engine! They are one of the most capable stock 4WDs IMO, they will leave a Sierra (Samurai) for dead off road. They're tiny too, you can fit them in the bed of a full sized pick up! Of course, it being a 2 stroke and me being who I am, it would be modified somewhat. (hence the relevance here)





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My "one day" project.



I've been desperately trying to track down one of these for ages, it's a Suzuki LJ50. Not really related to this forum but they do have a 539cc 3 cylinder 2 stroke engine! They are one of the most capable stock 4WDs IMO, they will leave a Sierra (Samurai) for dead off road. They're tiny too, you can fit them in the bed of a full sized pick up! Of course, it being a 2 stroke and me being who I am, it would be modified somewhat. (hence the relevance here)





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My brother has a sj samurai with a 1.6 litre vitara petrol engine. He bought it of a mate, who built a cage for it and added a snorkel and proper bumpers etc. He says it is a lot better than his vitara 1.6 and landrovers offroad. I now want to see an lj at work!

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Looks like fun. Just amagine gunning the gas on this ride?

Also working on making a two wheeler out of a three wheeler.

And putting a Sled ingine in an Odyssey.
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i figured i would start this post for fun and to see what other people are thinking about making. It does not have to be something u are making currently, it can be something u want to make in the future or just something u wish u could make.

Ill go first. I think taking the scooter coupe and extending the back a little just to fit a bigger wider tire and throwing on a hayabusa engine would be awesome fun. here is a pic of the scooter im talking about.
Check out this GEM Car







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2002 GEM Car
2001 Hayabusa powered
Hays convertible clutch, Slider mode engages at 2000 RPMs
Pingel electric shifter
100 amp alternator
Jeffco reverse diff
930 CVs
F/R 12 inch disc brakes
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265/30 295/25 Tires
2-Alpine PDX 600ís, 4-6.5 Wet Sounds, 2-10in Kenwood woofers

http://www.minibuggy.net/forum/show-...a-gem-car.html
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To turn this into a kart.

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Build a swivel frame truck. Like this one.


Might get to do that if I can get the proper crap I need.
It would be cool to have a power wagon too...
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dude thats savage.
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I'm constantly drooling over some sort of hot rod/custom project, but that is definitely a "someday" project as I lack the funds now. Ideas range from a Carson-topped shoebox Ford, or a 60's styled Model A 5-window with a Nailhead motor and drag slicks, or a prewar-build A sedan or roadster with a flathead V8 or 'banger, or possibly an A RPU with a more modern 2.3l banger/5speed. Would mostly depend on what I could get a good deal on first, and how complete the car is.
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My dad brought this home from work one day! I also have a friend restoring, IIRC, a 1928 Plymouth to be his first car.

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old cars are the best! redsox, u are a lucky son of a gun!
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Im sorry, but I hate seeing classics/antiques "modernized" like that.
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You my friend might be a H.A.M.B.er.
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SAE Mini-Baja recently came up on here. While at Texas Tech, we kicked around the idea of a hydraulic, 4WD w/regenerative braking.
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Im sorry, but I hate seeing classics/antiques "modernized" like that.
I love it.
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Why?
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Im sorry, but I hate seeing classics/antiques "modernized" like that.
None of the cars I posted were "modernized"... All either prewar style 30's-40's builds, or 50's-60's style hot rods.
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Not you, newrider. i was talking about the one redsox posted.


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Not totally sure what that is. I know Ive run into the site before.


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Why?
Im big into old stuff, any old stuff. Genealogy, old cars, boats, buildings, etc. When these things are modified or destroyed, its like screwing with a piece of the past, at least IMO.
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