Introduction: Knex Car Steering Mechanism With Ajustable Steering Ratio

Picture of Knex Car Steering Mechanism With Ajustable Steering Ratio

This is my knex car steering mechanism and has ajustable steering ratio. It goes on a knex car. Please comment and tell me what i can improve on

Step 1: The Pieces






Blue Spacers-10
Grey Spacers-2
Y Connector-1

Step 2: All the Parts

Picture of All the Parts

This is ho you make it

1-all the parts
2,3,4-make these

Step 3: Putting It Together

Picture of Putting It Together

Step 4: Steering Lock

Picture of Steering Lock

This is the steering lock, it stops it from turning

1-make this

Step 5: Steering Ratio

Picture of Steering Ratio

This step shows you how to change the steering ratio


295887 (author)2017-05-19

Very cool. I favorited.

JonnyDude2008 (author)2009-07-15

Hey awesome... how much weight will it hold because when I made my own design when the wheels were attached it broke under the weight of my truck...

king1000 (author)JonnyDude20082009-07-15

i see what you mean but to be honest ive never actually used this on anything. Ive made an other one that wont break which is on my knex monster truck which is coming soon.

JonnyDude2008 (author)king10002009-07-16

wow the truck looks great! Thanks for the info on the steering. Can't weight to see your truck!

Dante9030 (author)2009-07-07

dude im making a ford gt ill be finished in three days i will make a slideshow but i need a steering system can you help me please i cant make this one because i dont have any henges

Oblivitus (author)2009-01-23

That's an impressive mechanism, with all the k'nex car parts coming out lately, someone will probably be coming out with an awesome car pretty soon.

The Jamalam (author)Oblivitus2009-01-23

it is a modded version from a set

pls (author)The Jamalam2009-01-23

Still kinda neat tho:D

The Jamalam (author)pls2009-01-24

spose... but not original

rs2king (author)The Jamalam2009-06-28

jamalam your acting like a arse this is a awesome idea and he obviously didn't copy it maybe your jealous???

The Jamalam (author)rs2king2009-06-28

I have it in a set book.

really what set ??????????

I don't know the name but I have that set too.

king1000 (author)TigerNod2009-05-01

the only sets i ever got was 'screeming serpent rollercoaster' and a 4000 piece package from ebay

TigerNod (author)king10002009-05-02

There are so much more K'nex sets then the screaming serpent.

cant remember but it was a large red plastic box with models like large cars and a clown

Oblivitus (author)The Jamalam2009-01-24

Ahh, oh well.

knexfreak95 (author)Oblivitus2009-02-03

probly but it takes alot of talent to think of ur own and not copy

knex obsessed (author)2009-06-09

could it be fitted onto your street car? XD

robocrazy155 (author)2009-04-09

I had a similar idea when I designed my knex car, but my idea used more hinge pieces, more that I had. :( That's why I used the four wheel steering system instead. Great idea!

*more than I had*

king1000 (author)2009-01-26

I did not get design from a different set

I_am_Canadian (author)2009-01-23

Very nice.

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