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2DFO Project

Discussion in 'New users start here - FAQ' started by Salvatore21872, Oct 24, 2021.

  1. Salvatore21872

    Salvatore21872 New Member Gold Contributor

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    Hi Sal here i have always wanted to build one of these and here i am building one, i would like to share some ideas and hoping that some one can Benefit or advise me if i missed something.
    I had some issues with cable management and i came up with the idea of a interphase board that would plug onto the Arduino that would help with cable management.
    this made it really easy to allow all connections to be done via this Board making the build tidy
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    I learnt the hard way and welding is not my trade, but after long hours of practice i started to progress
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    i had planed to make it higher but i realized that it is not needed i did some changes and lowered the CV joint cutting the Excess pipe, and completed the upper module.
    At this point i was happy with where i was and next step is to start painting the structure prior doing any other works
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    I have made big progress here one coat of prime and 3 coats of black enamel spray and started to assemble nearly all the parts

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    I have made some grooves on to the shaft to see if it will not slip in operation
    and i still need to drill and paint
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    For this built i used VW Golf CV Joint
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    here it is still tuning
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  2. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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  3. Salvatore21872

    Salvatore21872 New Member Gold Contributor

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    Thanks for that I actually have not welded the upper frame yet still waiting for the rest of my parts so I can find the balanced point with my weight
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    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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  5. Salvatore21872

    Salvatore21872 New Member Gold Contributor

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    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Wonderful, great to see your rig in action :thumbs
  7. Salvatore21872

    Salvatore21872 New Member Gold Contributor

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    Custom PC built specs
    Aorus Micro MITX
    AMD Rysen 3700X CPU
    16GB DDR4 3600
    2 x NVME Western Digital 500GB configured Raid 0
    RTX 3070 FHR
    liquid cooled CPU
    1000w PSU

    Runing Assetto Corsa all settings maxed out on Oculus Quest VR set at 1.5x Resolution
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  8. Salvatore21872

    Salvatore21872 New Member Gold Contributor

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    My Motion Simulator:
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    I have started on a new build i have decided to try to build 4 linear Actuators controled by 240v 3000rpm 750w motors.
    i still have the motors in the box and have not tested them, but i just focused on building the required parts that required a 3d printer.
    i have not completed to print all the parts and i still have a long way to go

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  9. Salvatore21872

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    i have completed the slide mechanisim after so many atemps in the size i was able to modify an exsisting patern to suit , Extruded Aluminium T Slot profile. Clear Anodised 6063-T5 Aluminium. that is supplyed in Australia easy access. IMG_3721.jpg
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  10. Salvatore21872

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    "I have been working on the Extruded Aluminium T-Slot profile. but When I received them, I noticed that the future mounting holes were bigger than expected - they needed to be 7 or 6 mm, but turned out to be 12 mm. Everything was designed to suit 8 mm, so I had to find a reducer that has an external thread of 14 mm with a hole of 8 mm. So the conversion began.
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  11. Salvatore21872

    Salvatore21872 New Member Gold Contributor

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    Having tapped the holes to 14mm would allow me to install a reducer that will facilitate the use of 8mm hex bolts, once inserted with a dab of lock thread glue its all set and ready for the next part of the install IMG_37345.jpg
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  12. Lgars39

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    I'm looking forward to seeing the final build.