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by Jornum1
Mon Mar 02, 2015 7:47 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Rock'N RZR W/Pnumatic tires
Replies: 32
Views: 10968

Re: Rock'N RZR W/Pnumatic tires

Looks awesome Jonesee, I havent been on the board much lately. That came out great!
by Jornum1
Sat May 03, 2014 2:10 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....
Replies: 51
Views: 9187

Re: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....

<r>More work done yesterday. I made a hoop to use as a support for the front of the seat. The plan is to use this as not only a seat support, but to tie in the swing arm mounts, roll cage, and bed support. <br/> You can see here in the first pic how I have the square configured. My plan is to mount ...
by Jornum1
Sat May 03, 2014 1:31 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Polaris 700, 24v motors, 36v power, rubber tires
Replies: 8
Views: 2061

Re: Polaris 700, 24v motors, 36v power, rubber tires

perfect, a little tight, but they fit right in. No mod needed. They do stick out farther though, so your axle may not work with the stock wheels. I did nto try it that way.
by Jornum1
Thu May 01, 2014 10:10 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....
Replies: 51
Views: 9187

Re: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....

<r>I solved one of my problems with using the 212cc predator motor with the eton axle. <br/> The Eton used a 520 chain. I couldnt find a 520 crank sprocket anywhere with a hilliard for a 3/4" crank. Plus the 420 sprockets are much cheaper and come in all different sizes for gearing changes. <br/> Bi...
by Jornum1
Thu May 01, 2014 10:04 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: 24 volt extremely modified corvette
Replies: 41
Views: 9240

Re: 24 volt extremely modified corvette

<t>Thanks Cheap, I pulled the axle apart to take a better look at the sprocket hub and found inspiration thinking about how your adapted your crank sprocket. The OD the 520 sprocket is smaller then the OD of the standard 420 sprocket. So I turned a adapter and will just locate, drill, and press new ...
by Jornum1
Wed Apr 30, 2014 7:53 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....
Replies: 51
Views: 9187

Re: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....

<r>Been doing a good amount of work. I finally have the geometry of the chassis and axle set. <br/> The stock setup was a right side drive. reversing the axle it aligns the drive sprocket almost perfectly. The motor will have to be offset to the right a little, but I wont know until I get a little f...
by Jornum1
Wed Apr 30, 2014 7:27 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Polaris 700, 24v motors, 36v power, rubber tires
Replies: 8
Views: 2061

Re: Polaris 700, 24v motors, 36v power, rubber tires

<r>Thanks Dave!<br/> The GBs from the super power seem to be pretty stout, the motors on the other hand.....<br/> I think you jinxed us, as he was climbing the big hill in the back yesterday I started smelling the motors burning up <E>:-(</E> They were still running so we shut it down and I will hav...
by Jornum1
Wed Apr 30, 2014 7:22 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: 24 volt extremely modified corvette
Replies: 41
Views: 9240

Re: 24 volt extremely modified corvette

<t>Neat idea, looking forward to what you find. <br/> BTW where did you find the machinable sprocket? I have the same issue with my project. The swingarm I am using has a 520 sprocket with a odd bolt pattern. With the 212cc HF motor I can only find hilliard clutches with 420 engine sprockets. I am l...
by Jornum1
Fri Apr 25, 2014 12:37 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: 24 volt extremely modified corvette
Replies: 41
Views: 9240

Re: 24 volt extremely modified corvette

<t>Great work, the chassis looks awesome! Your giving me juice to keep going on m rzr project! I have one of those little 50cc's too from a pocket bike. I had the same idea as you, but decided to do something off road. Those pocket bike motors are stronger then you think. It hauled my 200lb butt aro...
by Jornum1
Thu Apr 24, 2014 5:53 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Polaris 700, 24v motors, 36v power, rubber tires
Replies: 8
Views: 2061

Re: Polaris 700, 24v motors, 36v power, rubber tires

<r>I realized I never updated this thread. I dont have any pics,but I did take a video of Andrew tackling some of my atv trails on my property. My original goal was to have this ride be able to run through wooded trails as a intro into real atv riding. Looks like we succeeded! I rode behind him in m...
by Jornum1
Sat Mar 22, 2014 11:29 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....
Replies: 51
Views: 9187

Re: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....

<r>I hear that, I have done just about zero since I last posted. <br/> I did come up with a new plan. I ended changing plans though. After some more though I realized putting this much work into a machine my son will probably grow out of in a year is sort of pointless. <br/> I am going to simplify t...
by Jornum1
Thu Jan 02, 2014 7:15 am
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: R/C Mustang for James
Replies: 42
Views: 13661

Re: R/C Mustang for James

<t>Very true, but that is one of the benefits of the mamba max pro he is using. It has adjustable ramping for acceleration and braking, which gives a soft start and stop effect. What you describe is one of the reasons I decided to go with the mamba myself when I made my first RC PW. <br/> I have tha...
by Jornum1
Sun Dec 29, 2013 11:31 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: R/C Mustang for James
Replies: 42
Views: 13661

Re: R/C Mustang for James

<t>The Mamba is a awesome esc. <br/> I used it when I had a RC scale rock crawler. Many people use different methods to waterproof their esc's. I used to use a large pill bottle and cut a hole in the lid for the wiring, and seal it up with silicone. Worked really well. Obviously you would have to wo...
by Jornum1
Wed Dec 25, 2013 8:06 am
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: R/C Mustang for James
Replies: 42
Views: 13661

Re: R/C Mustang for James

<t>First off kudos to you guys for doing such great things for your kids. <br/> Just to clarify the bec questions. <br/> <br/> Gtdroptop is using a Servo gearbox which can be twitchy and low on power using the esc's bec. <br/> If you want maximum power out of you linear actuator I draw power directl...
by Jornum1
Wed Dec 25, 2013 7:48 am
Forum: All General Discussion
Topic: Dremel 561 Multipurpose Cutting Bit
Replies: 2
Views: 794

Re: Dremel 561 Multipurpose Cutting Bit

<r>Lately I have used one of these multitools. They are a little easier to control then a Dremel. I usually use the half circle blade. Neat little tools with a million uses. <br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.ryobitools.com/catalog/power_tools/cordless/P340"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.ryobitools.com/...
by Jornum1
Fri Dec 20, 2013 10:50 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....
Replies: 51
Views: 9187

Re: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....

<t>ahh that works. I bolted mine down. I made it so the base plates are all the same for my tubing bender, regular HF bender, and my HF tire changer(ATV). I dont use them often enough that its not a big deal to put 4 lags in when I need it. <br/> But this way I have to run up and down the steps beca...
by Jornum1
Fri Dec 20, 2013 8:31 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....
Replies: 51
Views: 9187

Re: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....

<r>Ohh, might have to borrow your 1-3/4" when I do some cage mods on my rzr <E>:-)</E> <br/> <br/> It came with 3, 3/4", 1", and 1 1/4" I believe. I am using the 1" for the frame. Same goes if you ever need any of these let me know. <br/> <br/> Did you put a hydraulic ram on yours? I see a lot of pe...
by Jornum1
Fri Dec 20, 2013 7:25 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....
Replies: 51
Views: 9187

Re: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....

Ha, yeah I can see this getting out of control!
For now I am happy giving my kids the coolest toys on the block ;-)
Although I do have some ideas for my rzr now that I have the bender!
by Jornum1
Thu Dec 19, 2013 6:09 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....
Replies: 51
Views: 9187

Re: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....

<r>Got my bender installed, love this thing. So much fun to use!<br/> <br/> Going to stick with the thumb nails or the pics look like the one above. I dont feel like resizing all the pics to fit on here. You can click to see the full res pic. <br/> <br/> <URL url="http://smg.photobucket.com/user/Jor...
by Jornum1
Tue Dec 10, 2013 11:06 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....
Replies: 51
Views: 9187

Re: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....

<r>Picking this up tomorrow. Should make getting the frame right much easier!<br/> <br/> <IMG src="http://i.ebayimg.com/t/Tubing-Bender-/00/s/MTYwMFgxMjAw/z/EC8AAOxygj5Sn-nT/$_57.JPG"><s>[img]</s><URL url="http://i.ebayimg.com/t/Tubing-Bender-/00/s/MTYwMFgxMjAw/z/EC8AAOxygj5Sn-nT/$_57.JPG"><LINK_TEX...
by Jornum1
Mon Dec 09, 2013 8:09 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....
Replies: 51
Views: 9187

Re: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....

<r>I think I have decided how I want to extend the frame. I am going to follow the same basic design of the Rzr chassis. <br/> The engine will sit right behind the seat sideways in the larger extended section. Then two 1" tubes will come straight down for the dif and A arms to mount to. <br/> I am t...
by Jornum1
Fri Dec 06, 2013 3:23 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....
Replies: 51
Views: 9187

Re: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....

<r>My diff, axles and hubs came in yesterday. I am still waiting on the a arms, knuckles, and drive shaft. <br/> <br/> Here you can see what I am looking at. I think I will follow the same basic frame design as my real rzr. Extend the frame another ~12". Enough to mount the motor to. Then go another...
by Jornum1
Fri Dec 06, 2013 1:20 pm
Forum: All General Discussion
Topic: Knockout punch + dimple dies
Replies: 16
Views: 2961

Re: Knockout punch + dimple dies

<r>I stumbled upon this thread and thought of a post I saw on a rzr forum from a vendor selling these. I looked it up and here is the link to their punch and die sets. I dont know if its a good price or not, but he makes it sound like its a good deal in his post! <br/> I was thinking of picking up t...
by Jornum1
Tue Dec 03, 2013 7:47 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....
Replies: 51
Views: 9187

Re: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....

<r>I think I found a solution for mating the drive shaft to the motor. I found these weld on sprocket hubs. They make them in all different sizes. I can just take this and mate it to the u joint on the drive shaft. I need the shaft in hand to determine if I would sleeve over it, or take the joint ap...
by Jornum1
Mon Dec 02, 2013 1:13 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....
Replies: 51
Views: 9187

Re: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....

<t>Well I pulled the trigger. After trying to find a non running 4wd quad on CL for a few weeks and getting jerked around over and over I just decided to pick up the parts I need off Ebay. <br/> Less then $300 in and I have a front differential, pair of axles, pair of a arms, hubs with rotors, shock...
by Jornum1
Mon Dec 02, 2013 12:45 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: NEED HELP! R/C steering linkage cuts out
Replies: 9
Views: 2650

Re: NEED HELP! R/C steering linkage cuts out

<t>Sorry I am a little late to the party here but I too would suggest a BEC. If the problem only happens under load then its not a signal problem. I had the worst luck with though gearboxes. <br/> You might want to think about mounting the gearbox more solid. That little bit of wiggle is taking away...
by Jornum1
Sat Nov 30, 2013 7:46 am
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: Our Special Needs Modification
Replies: 60
Views: 17437

Re: Our Special Needs Modification

I would be interested in seeing that. That would save a lot of $ if you could use a regular actuator.
by Jornum1
Mon Nov 18, 2013 8:16 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....
Replies: 51
Views: 9187

Re: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....

<r>Alright, with my motivation to get this done rejuvenated, I did a ton of research on my options. And after scouring ebay to try to find a affordable solution I think I have decided on what to do. <br/> It seems like there are tons of parts for the Polaris scrambler at good prices. There is a 4x4 ...
by Jornum1
Tue Nov 12, 2013 12:00 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....
Replies: 51
Views: 9187

Re: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....

<r>Ha, at that point you could just start a assembly line and sell them <E>;-)</E><br/> <br/> To be honest, I want to make this stout but it really only needs to last a few years. Then I will upgrade him to a larger version. My buddy has one that his 11 year old drives and speaks very highly of it. ...
by Jornum1
Tue Nov 12, 2013 10:22 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....
Replies: 51
Views: 9187

Re: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....

<r>Ha, I have been thinking about it a lot. As my son enjoys riding with me more, he wants to ride on his own as well. I actually have a little 110cc quad, but he has a hard time with the thumb throttle. Plus my wife is terrified he will get hurt on it. Part of my motivation to do this. <br/> <br/> ...
by Jornum1
Tue Nov 12, 2013 7:37 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....
Replies: 51
Views: 9187

Re: Ultimate RZR, full suspension, gas powered....

<t>Good to hear its holding up well. <br/> <br/> I have not gotten to work any more. Its been put on the back burner a little bit. I have not had much free time and when I do I have been atv riding with him. He loves riding in my rzr. Though he definitely has the itch to get on his own. I am looking...
by Jornum1
Sun Oct 27, 2013 9:18 pm
Forum: Events & Races
Topic: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27
Replies: 197
Views: 46600

Re: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27

<r>Wow the boys and I had a great time today. It was a little hectic with the little guy there but he had a blast as well. Was asleep in the truck before we backed out of the driveway! <br/> Thanks so much Taz for putting it on again. It gets better every year! Nice to put faces to the screen names ...
by Jornum1
Sun Oct 27, 2013 8:01 am
Forum: Events & Races
Topic: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27
Replies: 197
Views: 46600

Re: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27

<t>Hope your daughter feels better Scott, you will be missed! <br/> <br/> I think we are ready to go. Didnt get as much work done on the demo truck as we wanted, but it is functional so it will do. <br/> I am hoping to head out around 11ish which will put us there a little before 1. We are bringing ...
by Jornum1
Wed Oct 23, 2013 11:02 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: R/C for a complete newbie
Replies: 3
Views: 1828

Re: R/C for a complete newbie

<t>There have been quite a few on here doing RC projects for special needs children like the one I linked before. I think that is a amazing way to give the experience for children that cant do it on their own. <br/> Two years old for most kids is too early to drive on their own. I know with my older...
by Jornum1
Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:23 am
Forum: Events & Races
Topic: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27
Replies: 197
Views: 46600

Re: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27

<r>I will bring what I have as well. <br/> <br/> What was the final diameter we are making the balloon holders? And what height? <br/> <br/> Looks like I will be bringing the little guy with me as well so I want to get everything good to go ahead of time. Should make things interesting <E>;-)</E> I ...
by Jornum1
Tue Oct 22, 2013 12:04 am
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: R/C for a complete newbie
Replies: 3
Views: 1828

Re: R/C for a complete newbie

<r>It actually is very simple compared to some of the other projects out there. <br/> The real issue is how much money do you want to put into it? Getting a power wheels to steer reliably and quickly can be very easy, but its going to cost you about $150-$175. <br/> I would check out durb69's thread...
by Jornum1
Mon Oct 21, 2013 9:40 pm
Forum: Events & Races
Topic: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27
Replies: 197
Views: 46600

Re: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27

<r>Yeah I was hoping to get out by 5. Thats perfect. <br/> I will bring the RC 4x4 just for fun since I will have room. <br/> <br/> Yeah I hear lots about riding on fire roads and railways. Don't really want to risk it with my son. NJ is terrible for off road fun. <br/> <br/> +1 for the brisket and ...
by Jornum1
Mon Oct 21, 2013 12:55 pm
Forum: Events & Races
Topic: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27
Replies: 197
Views: 46600

Re: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27

<r>I can see if my wife has time to make some cookies again, if not I will pick some up from the bakery. I can bring juice boxes as well for the kiddos. <br/> <br/> 12 works for me. Earlier the better, we cant stay too late. My wife has to do something that night and I get to babysit. <E>:shock:</E>...
by Jornum1
Sun Oct 20, 2013 9:15 pm
Forum: Events & Races
Topic: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27
Replies: 197
Views: 46600

Re: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27

Yeah I was going to say double up some pic across it maybe?
by Jornum1
Sun Oct 20, 2013 7:27 pm
Forum: Events & Races
Topic: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27
Replies: 197
Views: 46600

Re: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27

Great job taz, that looks like it will work great.

Scott, it's the 36v 1000w controller from tnc.
by Jornum1
Tue Oct 15, 2013 7:24 am
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: Jayden's R/C 'vette
Replies: 10
Views: 2619

Re: Jayden's R/C 'vette

huh very cool, thanks! Cant wait to see the finished product. My son loves his vette. So what are you doing for steering?
by Jornum1
Tue Oct 15, 2013 7:19 am
Forum: Events & Races
Topic: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27
Replies: 197
Views: 46600

Re: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27

Ha, a little datalogging huh? Someone's gotta be able to make a app for that ;-)
by Jornum1
Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:44 pm
Forum: All General Discussion
Topic: Welding advise
Replies: 9
Views: 1224

Re: Welding advise

Do you mean the square tubing on the 4x4?
I believe it was 16ga(0.065"). Definitely could be done on a small mig by all means. Probably would have been quicker. Tig is just fun though(and frustrating sometimes).
by Jornum1
Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:15 pm
Forum: BPRO ESCs
Topic: LBD-14 charge port questions
Replies: 8
Views: 2003

Re: LBD-14 charge port questions

Actually the 3amp charger I bought from tnc foes shut off when fully charged. I just used it for the first time today. Not sure if it will maintain but it won't boil the Batts at least.
by Jornum1
Mon Oct 14, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: Events & Races
Topic: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27
Replies: 197
Views: 46600

Re: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27

<r><QUOTE author="Never enough"><s>[quote="Never enough"]</s>wow Jornum thats really sweet. What gb are you running that can take that abuse? That is a nice setup and can really take a beating, as far as climbing over things with those heavier tires. I hate how the angles are never close on videos, ...
by Jornum1
Mon Oct 14, 2013 2:15 pm
Forum: Events & Races
Topic: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27
Replies: 197
Views: 46600

Re: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27

<r>Ha, yeah well those were only thorn bushes so no damage to the quad at least <E>;-)</E><br/> <br/> Taz thanks, I have tried that before and it always says invalid url. I played around a little and figured out it wont work with the short url that youtube gives you when you go to the share tab. You...
by Jornum1
Mon Oct 14, 2013 10:47 am
Forum: Events & Races
Topic: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27
Replies: 197
Views: 46600

Re: 2013 NJ Power wheels races & Demolition derby, Oct 27

<r>Thats a tough one on restraints. My only concern would be face plants into the dash/steering wheel really. I dont think at stock voltage and a small area they will be hitting too hard. Andrew will probably be one of the youngest at 4, but he weighs in at over 50lbs so no worry on weight there. <b...
by Jornum1
Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:55 am
Forum: BPRO ESCs
Topic: LBD-14 charge port questions
Replies: 8
Views: 2003

Re: LBD-14 charge port questions

Nice call on that schumacher 24v charger, never knew they made one. Just ordered 2. Now I need a 36v version ;-) Anybody know a affordable 36v maintainer?
by Jornum1
Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:40 am
Forum: All General Discussion
Topic: Welding advise
Replies: 9
Views: 1224

Re: Welding advise

<t>I will throw my 2 cents in since I was once in a similar situation. <br/> I am a self taught welder. I started out with a little gas fed hobart 120v wire fed mig. It got me through a lot of projects and paid for itself many times over. If you were going to stay with light stuff something like thi...
by Jornum1
Sun Oct 13, 2013 11:19 pm
Forum: Radio Controlled (R/C)
Topic: Jayden's R/C 'vette
Replies: 10
Views: 2619

Re: Jayden's R/C 'vette

Very cool, love the headlights! What did you use for them? Are those those little oznium units?