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Old 07-11-2017   #1
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Project Tot Rod

So I've been thinking about this project for awhile, and finally got started.

I am building a pedal car/wagon project to pull Norah around in. I found the startings of my project this past week at a swap meet. its a 1960's Murray V-front pedal car.







I am going to build a tube frame for it and steering assembly so that I can pull it around like a wagon. I'll pull the pedal parts out and save them for when she is bigger. It will hopefully turn out to be a cool little toy.

I did some drawing in solidworks this week to see what my frame should look like.





I also found wheels that I'm gonna try, they are off and old person's walker. Its really hard to find wheels that size that are narrow enough.

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Old 07-13-2017   #2
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Re: Project Tot Rod

Nice!
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Old 07-13-2017   #3
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Haha thats cool! Needs some slicks in back.
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Haha thats cool! Needs some slicks in back.
HA! Yes, and the skinnies up front!
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HA! Yes, and the skinnies up front!
That'd be cool. I was originally going to use go kart wheels/tires, but I don't much more than 1.5" in the back for tires, I already have to make wheel wells into the seat pan so I can lower it. Any wider there wouldn't be much left of the seat .
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