Re: [MV] Replica vehicles

From: Patrick Jankowiak (
Date: Fri Feb 07 2003 - 23:25:46 PST

Maybe a look at the serive manual for one of those
big 8-wheel cranes might be interesting, as they
steer all 4 fronts.

GOTAM35 wrote:
> From: "tom-nooneofconsequence" <>
> > i want to build something really weird and scary on a m-35 chassis.
> Hey, that's a thought. I have several M-35 parts trucks. How would 2 front
> axles for 4 wheel steering on a short wheel base look with nice rounded
> corners from one of the old 1000 gallon water tanks in our junk pile and
> maybe a turret with a nice sized gun in it. Project would be cheap, I
> already have most of the material needed. It would even be street legal
> here in SC if you get a title for a "home made" truck. Hard to believe that
> part huh? For a real realistic look the engine would have to be moved to
> the center or rear of the vehicle, but I am working on a conveyer this week
> and am learning allot about hydraulic pumps and motors.
> I guess I will be pulling a cab off one of the trucks soon so I can get a
> getter look at the frame. Squirrel is running, wheel is turning, bulb is
> glowing very faintly.
> Joe "always time to tinker" Trapp
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