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Suggestions for design for a motorised Dirt/Mountain board? Answered

Ok guys, im designing and making a motorised mountain board using a weed eater engine for a school project, minimal cost, any suggestions? I already have a design in mind but am wondering what input the Almighty Instructables community has to give  Cheers :)

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The Skinnerz

Best Answer 8 years ago

You need to find a small gearbox to increase the torque, and probably a belt to further increase torque and to allow for the movement of the driven axle. Using smaller wheels would also help. You might need to add/modify the clutch to be able to start the engine.

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slipknot rulesThe Skinnerz

Answer 8 years ago

i was thinking about using an engine with a centrifical clutch and yes a low reduction gearbox