Soapbox racer

PaulJL

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Thoughts have turned to next year..... Planning on using the same body but with a modified chassis...
 

PaulJL

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Tonight I built it up and checked for damage. The body mounts were twisted but sorted that with a hammer and adjustable spanner. Unfortunately the roll bent the upright on the back end that everything is welded to... Body gonna have to come off so I can bend it all back straight
 

PaulJL

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All 4 wheels off the ground... I count that as serious air!
That ramp was mental!
 

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PaulJL

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Body off and chassis stripped. The toll twisted the frame at the old pedal crank bearing housing. Warmed it up and tickled it with a hammer. It's OK now.
Found loads of straw in it for some reason. No idea where it came from....
 

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PaulJL

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New lean mechanism is underway, sacked off the trampoline springs. New method is rubber blocks :) hoping to mount a bracket inside to fasten a smoke discharger into
 

PaulJL

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Modified lean mechanism, small compression springs inside sleeves of old bump stops. Will give a progressive lean and a positive stop... Hopefully
 

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PaulJL

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Bit more tinkering today. Built a mount and modified a spray can trigger to make an air freshener powered rocket booster :) smells nice too
 

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PaulJL

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No pics as yet but I modified one of the foot pegs into a pedal to activate the smoke, mounted a siren and added more weight
 
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