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Old 11-19-2016, 02:11 AM
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I had some time off studying today and got to work on this.
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Old 11-19-2016, 02:57 PM
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Dude, that front suspension looks really kool & "extra" heavy duty!

I can see you put a lot of work into it.

You ever figure what kinda weight that's gonna add "to the front"?
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Old 11-22-2016, 01:14 AM
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Dude, that front suspension looks really kool & "extra" heavy duty!

I can see you put a lot of work into it.

You ever figure what kinda weight that's gonna add "to the front"?
Yes it is
It might add two or three kilos
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Old 11-27-2016, 02:34 AM
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I now have a much more substantial suspension setup at the front:Click image for larger version

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and I am finally happy with how straight the brake disc runs so I have started setting up the brake calliper:Click image for larger version

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The mount on the brake calliper was too big so I plasma cut it with the helps of a mates plasma cutter
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Old 11-28-2016, 03:42 AM
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Got the brake caliper mounted finally so hopefully tomorrow I can mount the engine, chain and wheels again.
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Old 11-29-2016, 04:21 AM
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Got the rear end put back together and am experimenting with some thread locking compound.
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Old 12-11-2016, 03:58 AM
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So the brakes are linked up, and I made a bull/roobar although I'm not planning on hitting either.
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I'm going to buy some things tommorow to finish the steering up and then I can test it again
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Old 12-12-2016, 03:55 AM
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So I bought some rose bearings, and some bolts for the suspension.
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And finished the steering setup
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Old 12-13-2016, 03:25 AM
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Just a few more tweaks and it'll be ready to go
It's looking even more beast than it did before!
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Old 12-14-2016, 02:30 AM
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Just want some threadlock or loctite or something before I give it a proper run but it's done for now.
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Old 12-15-2016, 03:39 AM
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So I took it for a quick test run and then put loctite on everything
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