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December 29th, 2008 Leave a comment Go to comments

Small trike built for relaxation at the beginning of a new year. Features rear axle drive, V4 piston engine, full suspension and functional handlebars.


Completion date: 02/01/2008
Power: electric (Power Functions)
Dimensions: length 56 studs / width 22 studs / height 20 studs
Weight: 0.85 kg
Suspension: rear – independent with shock absorbers / front – fixed shock absorbers
Motors: 2 x PF Medium

Just a simple project for relaxation after long work on a big mobile crane. The challenge here was to incorporate a battery box into the construction is such a way, that there would be still some place for the steering system left. I eventually achieved it, and there are diagrams of the steering system on the photos below.

The front wheel is suspended on two fixed shock absorbers, but in a way allowing it to go up – I considered it necessary given the extreme caster angle of the wheel. The rear wheels are suspended on longitudinal rocking levers, which makes for a narrow independent suspension. The drive motor, except for providing a decent speed, drives a V4 piston engine behind the driver’s seat. The entire vehicle was somewhat out of proportion, but I greatly enjoyed driving it around.


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  1. KeithArnold
    September 15th, 2011 at 06:11 | #1

    WHEREOH WHERE OH WHERE do you find those AMAZING rims for your tires??? I’m thinking that you probably cast them yourself, right? Any interest in selling some? I did manage to buy the 8434 (I think) Supercar, and it was MOSTLY for the tires and rims. Any advice would be soooooo awesome. I think the other ones were on your Vagabond? anyway, completly awesome builds. My hat is off to you.

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