Introduction: Knex Lowrider

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this is just an idea of the 1st knex lowrider!

items needed:

knex (obviously)
any small motor
small thread (strong)
batteries for power (i use a 9.6v rechargeable battery pack)

Step 1: Hopping Part

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the hopping part at the front

Step 2: Base

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the base of the lowrider

Step 3: Body

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the body of the lowrider. you can change it and make a custom 1

Step 4: Wireing

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how to wire up the lowrider

Step 5: Weight

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add some weight behind the back wheel so it should bounce a bit higher. i use batteries


james4 (author)2009-09-13

lol yummy!!

cerj (author)james42009-09-13

lol wat!!!

jingo69 (author)cerj2011-05-05

Does it have suspension?

Skreetsha (author)2008-10-31

I'm trying to make somethin' like this, but using a normal Knex engine :) It works pretty good but it is way too heavy too be a lowrider already (mine).

cerj (author)Skreetsha2008-11-03

try putting the motor on the back. that will reduce the need to put more weight on the back i think...

Skreetsha (author)cerj2008-11-04

Thanks but i already figured it out ;)

bedbugg2 (author)2008-08-26

thats pretty good, i used to be into making knex cars...dont you have a knex motor?

cerj (author)bedbugg22008-08-26

yeah you can but you will have to put loadddddss of weight on the back to get it off the ground at all!

crestind (author)2008-08-25

Interesting idea!

cerj (author)crestind2008-08-25

thanks! check the video. it's got the body of a 64 impala

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