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Old 10-07-2009, 02:29 PM   #1
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It's dangerous to leave a man to his own devices - especially if he is surrounded by tools and has a mind dead set on speed and fear. Dowie found himself in such a positi...
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Old 10-07-2009, 02:37 PM   #2
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Cool, but I would not put any part of my body next to the fuel tank.
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Old 10-07-2009, 03:05 PM   #3
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Creeper racing What next ?
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Old 10-07-2009, 03:44 PM   #4
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For the "mechanic on the go"! Love it!!
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Old 10-07-2009, 03:44 PM   #5
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Old 10-07-2009, 05:18 PM   #6
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Looks nice and safe. Niiiiiiiiice and safe.
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Old 10-07-2009, 05:25 PM   #7
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Looks nice and safe. Niiiiiiiiice and safe.
I don't think you've live until you've crashed this thing... into something big and hairy... and, of course, filmed it.
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Old 10-07-2009, 06:20 PM   #8
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I love it! Hmmm....giving me some ideas......
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Old 10-07-2009, 06:40 PM   #9
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Looks like a mini go-cart.
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Old 10-07-2009, 08:31 PM   #10
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If you hit the wrong thing at speed, the fuel tank ain't your only problem! We built a motorized drafting stool as a shop project in HS. It had a car battery and a modified starter motor. It was amazingly fast and totally uncontrollable!
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Old 10-07-2009, 08:32 PM   #11
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Video? Please
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Old 10-07-2009, 09:13 PM   #12
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I don't know what is dumber, this contraption or the fact that I love it and want one.
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Old 10-07-2009, 09:17 PM   #13
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why do that?
it would be much more comfortable to ride around in a motorized recliner

or you can motorize a bar stool and drive it down to the local bar. all the stools there taken up. no problem, I brought my own

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Old 10-07-2009, 09:37 PM   #14
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why do that?
it would be much more comfortable to ride around in a motorized recliner

or you can motorize a bar stool and drive it down to the local bar. all the stools there taken up. no problem, I brought my own

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Because you would look like a total tool riding around on those things... While on this thing, you just look CRAZY! Crazy like a fox!
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Old 10-07-2009, 11:20 PM   #15
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That guy needs some leathers, soon...

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Old 10-08-2009, 08:41 AM   #16
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Too cool. I want one.

However, this dude needs some more protection. One unexpected divot in the road surface or a caster bearing seizes and his face is grinding directly on asphalt, and he's eating through a tube and talking to Oprah about how he recovered from a jaw transplant.

I was raised in and around fast cars, dirt bikes and later, military hardware, and I've pushed the envelope way too far at times. However, from early on I was taught to wear effective safety gear and that safety gear has saved me from serious injury (the not funny....oh crap type of injury) on a few occasions.

This dude, especially going face forward, just makes me cringe.

That having been said....dude...I want one (building parts list in his head).

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Old 10-08-2009, 10:35 AM   #17
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Agreed. Put it on YouTube or it NEVER HAPPENED.
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Old 10-08-2009, 01:29 PM   #18
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Great, now I can change the oil in my girlfriend's car while she is driving to the store!!
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Old 10-08-2009, 02:01 PM   #19
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We built an electric barstool to race at World of Speed at Bonneville. We broke the exisiting record of 49.972mph with an average speed over 2 runs of 53.557mph. Similar drivetrain as the drafting stool mentioned earlier but in a CNC frame with custom everything. Rules, video and...


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Old 10-08-2009, 03:02 PM   #20
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Dowie is nuts!

I've followed along this build from conception to it's current stage....

it rules!
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