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PostSubject: Project Corbett buggy   Sat Apr 26, 2014 12:07 am

k2500life is building 2 buggies and I decided I'd build one with him. I've started by cutting 2 mowers up to make one long one and have built the deck outline.
I still have to build the uprights and front wheel hubs and make spacers for the back.


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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Sat Apr 26, 2014 11:26 am

Since it's getting built at k2500's house you could have posted under his post lol
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Sat Apr 26, 2014 3:32 pm

I know I could have chevykid but I didn't want 3 buggies in one post.
I got the deck up now I just have to do supports. will probably have all the supports in by tonight.
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Sat Apr 26, 2014 3:46 pm

whoever's build it actually is, should be the person. we have the 3 of you posting builds for eachother, and its getting hella confusing.
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:43 pm

Yes willis923 that is why I started another topic for my buggy.

I got all my main frame done and bolted and got my front tires on. Will put pics up tomorrow when there's light. All I have to do is make wheel spacers for the back and build my clutch and shifter
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:45 pm

I'm not posting a build for CHEVYKID were updating out own builds just me and CHEVYKID wanted to do a double build, until speedfreak got jealous and decided to build one also lol, we got a regular buggy factory goin on at my place  Laughing 
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Sat Apr 26, 2014 11:25 pm

Lol all our friends came over and was like "I want one help me build and weld it " lol
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Sun Apr 27, 2014 12:21 am

Haha yeah
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Tue Apr 29, 2014 8:40 am

I just got a brand new 21hp single cylinder briggs platinum engine and was wondering if I should swap out my 14.5 for it. I'm wondering if It will take the water and mud
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Tue Apr 29, 2014 8:50 am

brand new eh? no, leave the 14.5 on for now, dont abuse the new one
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Tue Apr 29, 2014 9:32 am

That's what I was thinking. I got it because my moms mower blew the engine and she had a warranty on it so they gave her a new one and I kept the old one to rebuild.
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Wed Apr 30, 2014 9:09 am


Got the deck frame built last weekend and started mocking up the seat and consul. Still need to get wood for my deck so I can move on.
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Wed Apr 30, 2014 9:15 am

these buggys are awesome. i have never seen anything like them. are you ever going to romp them?
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Wed Apr 30, 2014 10:26 am

It's comin along, I think I'm gunna build one, a lil different than yours, for next year's build off.
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Wed Apr 30, 2014 3:20 pm

Yeah that's what they're being built for, and thanks
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Wed Apr 30, 2014 4:39 pm

i gotta ask. whats the purpose of having the platform and everything several feet up, but having the engine so low... you'll swamp the engine before the water even thinks of touching the platform
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Wed Apr 30, 2014 4:49 pm

For hunting and the motors are completely snorkeled
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Wed Apr 30, 2014 4:54 pm

wont screw up the electronics at all?
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Wed Apr 30, 2014 4:55 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Wed Apr 30, 2014 5:00 pm

You waterproof the wiring so it can run under water
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Wed Apr 30, 2014 5:12 pm

No not usually ive always romped in full on water i mean I'm in Florida it's like all water
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Thu May 01, 2014 8:36 am

Everything will be snorkel so that it can run in deep water. And mine is mainly just so I have something to drive at Corbett because nothing I own is big enough and out there it's a lot of deep water. I was thinking about entering this into the build off but I thought of it to late.
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Thu May 01, 2014 8:48 am

So what exacly do you do to waterproof your wireing? And do you compleatly  submurge the motor or just up to the flywheel.
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Thu May 01, 2014 9:48 am

We put all the solenoids and such on the deck, and silicon rant thing else, and usually not higher than the flywheel but really depends
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PostSubject: Re: Project Corbett buggy   Thu May 01, 2014 10:23 am

@k2500life wrote:
We put all the solenoids and such on the deck, and silicon rant thing else, and usually not higher than the flywheel but really depends
That shrink wrap stuff helps water proof it too
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