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Adding motion to a full size car!

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Building Q&A / FAQ' started by RichGrady, Feb 6, 2021.

  1. RichGrady

    RichGrady New Member

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    Hi everyone,
    I have turned a smart car into my sim rig and am now looking into adding motion similar to a d box with an actuator on each corner of the car to simulate the spring travel! Is there anybody out there that could possibly point me in the right direction on how to achieve this?!!

    Tia Rich
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    a car is very heavy - you will need very powerful motors

    mounting them on the end of the dampers - will dampen the experience !
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    Would hydraulic be the best way?! Replace the suspension with 4 beefy actuators?? Think the weight is around the 600kg mark roughly
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    It would be easier to make the seat move not the car.
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    How big is your budget ?
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