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Old 12-21-2011, 10:19 PM   #1
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DIY Kids Pedal Cars?

Hey guys. Does anyone know of any DIY kids pedal car forums or sights? I really want to build my god son a pedal car from scratch with maybe a few manufactured parts. I need a place to start. i already did the Google and it did not help me much.

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Old 12-21-2011, 10:22 PM   #2
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is it gonna be stanced out? lol
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Old 12-21-2011, 10:25 PM   #3
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just build a lightweight gocart with no motor.
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Old 12-21-2011, 10:54 PM   #4
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Yeah I am thinking like Bugatti type 35 status. I just found a web sight that sells individual parts like steering wheels and wheels. Stuff I cant really make my self. I think I will bend and weld a frame from some thin rod steel and then do a fiberglass shell. I am really just in the dreaming stages right now. It will happen though.
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Old 12-21-2011, 11:55 PM   #5
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In for progress pics.

I <3 these kinds of projects.
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Old 12-22-2011, 02:09 AM   #6
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Old 12-22-2011, 02:30 AM   #7
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Old 12-22-2011, 07:02 AM   #8
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I was always too tall for a pedal car

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Old 12-22-2011, 08:42 AM   #9
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How did you find so many guys willing to jump out of a window for you lol
I havent even started really getting into this project. I am going to finish my M20 swap first.
My god son is only 3 months old so I have some time
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Old 12-22-2011, 11:54 AM   #10
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Interested in doing something like this too, love any links.
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Old 12-22-2011, 11:59 AM   #11
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when I was like 7 my I got a book from the library it was a called "Buffy-Porson a car you can build and drive". It wasn't a pedal car, but I lays down the basic frame work of how to make stuff work, it is however, mad entirely from wood.
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Old 12-23-2011, 01:56 PM   #12
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I am thinking like Bugatti type 35 status.
See middle of this page - Pedal Bugatti: http://www.stevensonprojects.com/ROL...CTS_s/1822.htm

About twenty years ago I built the dump truck version of Stevenson's "3-Way Pedal Truck" for my kids. If I ever have grand-kids, for sure I'm going to build that beautiful Bugatti next!





My only deviation from their simple plans was in making my own wood-spoked wheels. See here for instructions on making the wheels: WoodSpokeWheels


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Old 12-23-2011, 10:45 PM   #14
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See middle of this page - Pedal Bugatti: http://www.stevensonprojects.com/ROL...CTS_s/1822.htm

About twenty years ago I built the dump truck version of Stevenson's "3-Way Pedal Truck" for my kids. If I ever have grand-kids, for sure I'm going to build that beautiful Bugatti next!





My only deviation from their simple plans was in making my own wood-spoked wheels. See here for instructions on making the wheels: WoodSpokeWheels


Sweet link! Thanks!
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i watched "how it's made" last night at 3:30am and they went through the process of a hand built pedal car....you should have watched that one for some insight
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