Homemade Gasoline RC Car From Weedeater

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Introduction: Homemade Gasoline RC Car From Weedeater

Sup uncrustables, I made an rc car a while back. I'm still working on it but I decided to put up a test video to show my progress. Anyway, after i had most of it done I realized I should have made a detailed Instructable. I tried to show as much of the components as possible in the video. I have lots of ideas including a PVC roll bar, an expansion chamber exhaust, and maybe remote electric start. I dunno, just ideas. Tell me what you think and what I should do to it to make it better.

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    9 Discussions

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    JacobH50
    JacobH50

    4 years ago

    How much did it cost to make

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    Vedant D Thakur
    Vedant D Thakur

    5 years ago

    I wan't to prepare a simple but fast electric rc car but I have no idea about the motor to be used and the fully preparation and plan can anyone help me

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    noah19
    noah19

    6 years ago

    Try rebuilding the frame and use lighter metal that will give it more speed

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    bevans24
    bevans24

    6 years ago

    look into some type of clutch driven flywheel to take some of the strain off of the motor

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    petercd
    petercd

    6 years ago on Introduction

    Cool, you need better chain tension, maybe use the spring loaded derailleur off a bicycle.

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    4ndres
    4ndres

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    I have an old bike lying around, maybe i'll try that. Thank you.

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    mr.incredible

    That is pretty good. I would work on the wheel size and reduction ratios to get a little better speed.

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    4ndres
    4ndres

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    I wasn't going full speed in the video due to the chain being loose. Also, if you gear it for speed you sacrifice acceleration and power. Thanks for the input.

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    rimar2000
    rimar2000

    6 years ago on Introduction

    Amazing job. But you have removed the cover of the cooling turbine. That will inevitably lead to overheating, and eventually to serious engine damage.