Knex Lowrider

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Introduction: Knex Lowrider

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

items needed:

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


Step 1: Hopping Part

the hopping part at the front

Step 2: Base

the base of the lowrider

Step 3: Body

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

Step 4: Wireing

how to wire up the lowrider

Step 5: Weight

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

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    10 Discussions

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    Skreetsha
    Skreetsha

    11 years ago on Introduction

    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).

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    cerj
    cerj

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

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

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    bedbugg2
    bedbugg2

    11 years ago on Introduction

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

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    cerj
    cerj

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

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

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    cerj
    cerj

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

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