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maybug Geoff M
Forest Row, East Sussex, UK   GBR
www.youtube.com/20170721090749
www.youtube.com/20170721092426
www.youtube.com/20170721104037

I have tried to get these videos on the cyclekart site, this is my last attempt
with a micrometer I'm OK, microchip, useless, Geoff

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minitici Douglas Anderson
Dunfermline, Fife, UK   GBR
1937 Austin Seven "Hamblin Cadet MK2 Special"
1967 Other Kit "Cox GTM Coupe"
1968 Other Not Listed "Raven 750 Trophy Racer"
1969 Land Rover Series IIA "88" Series IIa Land Rover"    & more
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minitici Douglas Anderson
Dunfermline, Fife, UK   GBR
1937 Austin Seven "Hamblin Cadet MK2 Special"
1967 Other Kit "Cox GTM Coupe"
1968 Other Not Listed "Raven 750 Trophy Racer"
1969 Land Rover Series IIA "88" Series IIa Land Rover"    & more

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minitici Douglas Anderson
Dunfermline, Fife, UK   GBR
1937 Austin Seven "Hamblin Cadet MK2 Special"
1967 Other Kit "Cox GTM Coupe"
1968 Other Not Listed "Raven 750 Trophy Racer"
1969 Land Rover Series IIA "88" Series IIa Land Rover"    & more
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chrisenamels Silver Member Chris Brown
Llangadog, Carmarthenshire, UK   GBR
Geoff,

PM me your Youtube ID, I'll see if I can work out what's going wrong, and let you know the result.

Chris

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moto-klasika Zoran R. P.
Bern, Bern, Switzerland   CHE
Hello Geoff, Doug and Chris,
It seems to me that problem is now solved: all three videos are now posted, one by one - by Doug?

Geoff - it is a beautiful original car that you choose as inspiration, and your realisation is wonderful!

Regards to Brits,
Zoran



Zoran R. Pualić
(mostly living in Bern, Swiss & happy in my Belgrade, Serbia)

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chrisenamels Silver Member Chris Brown
Llangadog, Carmarthenshire, UK   GBR
Superb work Geoff, look forward to seeing the finished article.

Chris

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minitici Douglas Anderson
Dunfermline, Fife, UK   GBR
1937 Austin Seven "Hamblin Cadet MK2 Special"
1967 Other Kit "Cox GTM Coupe"
1968 Other Not Listed "Raven 750 Trophy Racer"
1969 Land Rover Series IIA "88" Series IIa Land Rover"    & more
Hi Geoff,
It is quite easy to post YouTube Videos to this forum.

Open your video in Youtube and you should get a screen like this the first attached photo.

You then click on the "Share" text and the details for inserting a link will appear as per the second photo.

Copy the link in the box and paste this directly into your Forum post.

Douglas.


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Woodysrods Brian Woods
Westbank B.C., Canada   CAN
Douglas
Nice work on a cool project!
But, you steering wheel appears to be on the wrong side???
Here is on of two I have built so far.

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chrisenamels Silver Member Chris Brown
Llangadog, Carmarthenshire, UK   GBR
Strange, I can't see any problem with the position of the steering wheel. smiling bouncing smiley

Neto Ernest B
Berlin, Ohio, USA   USA
In reply to # 25626 by minitici

That is an interesting idea you show here, to use an old hand crank drill as your steering sector. It will be interesting to hear your report about if it is strong enough. (There are lots of those around, but they are also now collectors' items.)
What is the ratio? I have a small gear box from the drive system of a small walk-behind lawn mower, but it is only about 2:1, and probably not strong enough. Someone else had mentioned (here on this site) about using an old angle grinder. My brother-in-law threw one away recently, and I have that too. I think it's stronger built than the lawn mower deal, but the ratio is still just around 3.2:1, which is still not low enough, I don't think. (I was thinking it should be at least 8:1, maybe even 12:1.)

Woodysrods Brian Woods
Westbank B.C., Canada   CAN
After driving both "Go Kart" style and "Quad Rack" equipped CK's at Tieton. You don't want it to be "Too" slow??
Remember the object here is to get these things "Loose" and steer them with your hips and the throttle!
Have you driven one yet?
Woody

Neto Ernest B
Berlin, Ohio, USA   USA
I'm not sure if you were responding to my comments, or someone else's, but while I have not driven a cyclekart (yet), I did drive a home built go-cart a friend had back in the late 60's or early 70's, and with a riding mower style steering it was really twitchy at 40 MPH. (We paced it with a car.) Two lane highway (back road, old highway US 75 north of Tulsa, Oklahoma). The slightest movement of the steering wheel, and you were all over the road, both lanes. We were just some guys out having fun, and didn't have helmets and all that sort of stuff. An upset would have meant some serious road rash.

[Edit: Of course there was probably some slop in the linkage, too, but that bit of movement let it wander from side to side of the road, both lanes.]
Edit 2: I went back & re-read what I had written, & I said it wrong. I wrote: "...but the ratio is still just around 3.2:1, which is still not low enough...." I should have said that it is not HIGH enough of a ratio. That is, I suspect that it would still steer too fast, be too touchy.



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 2017-07-30 03:31 PM by Neto.

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CmdBentaxle Silver Member Dave D
Federal Way, Washington, USA   USA
1950 CycleKart Italian "1950 Ferrari 166 F2"
Sounds just like a cyclekart at 40mph.

Woodysrods Brian Woods
Westbank B.C., Canada   CAN
Yes they are twitchy...but you are racing wheel to wheel, not driving thru a National Park looking at he scenery??
You are superseded tone paying attention, that is what makes it FUN!
Woody

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