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PostSubject: Twin engine 4X4   Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:49 am

Hey guys, I'm wondering, what do you think of a twin engine (two 6.5hp) 4X4 (two hydros) All terrain tractor cart? Any thoughts? I have all the parts set to go!
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PostSubject: Re: Twin engine 4X4   Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:51 am

Sounds like a cool project, but a fabrication nightmare. Post plenty of pics Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Twin engine 4X4   Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:55 am

Sure thing! And it's all bolt-ons, no welder!
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PostSubject: Re: Twin engine 4X4   Mon Apr 22, 2013 5:06 pm

Be interesting getting both engines to sync up right. Might want a tach for both so you can monitor it.

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PostSubject: Re: Twin engine 4X4   Mon Apr 22, 2013 5:26 pm

I was thinking I'd run one engine per transmission. (front & rear) That way they don't have to sync.
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PostSubject: Re: Twin engine 4X4   Mon Apr 22, 2013 5:49 pm

No welder! You should seriously concenter one

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PostSubject: Re: Twin engine 4X4   Mon Apr 22, 2013 5:51 pm

Yeah, I reeeeeeeeeeelly want one! Can't afford it. Sad
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PostSubject: Re: Twin engine 4X4   Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:10 pm

@BlackMountian88 wrote:
Yeah, I reeeeeeeeeeelly want one! Can't afford it. Sad
Youd have to have them synced, or youd burn one out because its trying to turn faster or slower than the other one. Not to mention it would be a royal pain.
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PostSubject: Re: Twin engine 4X4   Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:28 pm

So it would steer like a CAT front end loader? Someone else thought of this too. I saw it

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PostSubject: Re: Twin engine 4X4   Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:29 pm

Ooh, well there's an idea!
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PostSubject: Re: Twin engine 4X4   Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:31 pm

@BlackMountian88 wrote:
Ooh, well there's an idea!
Hehe then you can put forks on the front and move stuff around haha jk

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PostSubject: Re: Twin engine 4X4   Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:33 pm

There was an idea hopping around a while back to put tank treads on a mower and give it basicly a zero turn's method for steering.
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PostSubject: Re: Twin engine 4X4   Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:44 pm

Oh that's what you meant. I was thinking pivot in the middle?
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