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F.B.R. cockpit mach 1

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by eightbit, Sep 16, 2013.

  1. eightbit

    eightbit Active Member SimTools 2.0 Beta Tester

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    sim chassis1.jpg sim chassis2.jpg simsetup.jpg sim chassis1.jpg sim chassis2.jpg simsetup.jpg just for fun.jpg just for fun.jpg just a couple of pics to show what I have done so far, but as the titles says mach 1. so a work in progress. enjoy! Ps also threw in the other pic just to show im dead serious about my sim, beause it keeps me up to scratch in my other world;)
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    eightbit Active Member SimTools 2.0 Beta Tester

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    sorry bout the double ups;)
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    looking good
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    eightbit Active Member SimTools 2.0 Beta Tester

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    Thanks very much:) I must admit I have been sinking a whole lot of time into a couple of other very involved projects so I have not been developing my sim chassis as much as I would have wanted but the other projects are nearly finished and are really just stepping stones to my Sim racing dreams so ill keep you guys posted. Ps I have actually in the last 24hrs really had a few pieces of my plans do a 360 degree spin and im actually really going to ramp up my sim chassis;)
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    Freak'in Awesome! Nice work. You get the cool award for sled building. Mine is just painted steel tube with plywood attached. I am jealous :D
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    Thats no simulator....thats a real car:cool: Ahh there is the Simulator:) About the buggy: What type of engine you ll build in?
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    Wicked I want a go please.
    Just a quick note on placing your centre pivot, take in mind that the frame will not be balanced because of the shifter off the side, this can be counter balanced by equal weight of moving the centre a little closer to the side where the shifter is, balance is the key to a nice moving sim, specially if involving 12v.

    But yes I want a go !!!!
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    so a 401 copy of a sim is planned then i see.....
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    eightbit Active Member SimTools 2.0 Beta Tester

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    Thanks very much;) but my first 5 cockpits over my life have been made of wood!!!! squeak squeak;)
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    Thanks for the intel;) this is just a stationary sled, I am building a whole different frame. ill keep you posted:)
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    Suzuki Hyabusu with a GT30 turbo it has 350 hp! sorry for throwing those pics in;) but hey my simulator goes hand in hand with the buggy. there will be no more of the buggy::)
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    Very sorry I haven't been updating my thread but have had farm expansion so I'v. Only been able to do a few mods to my sled which I'l. Shall be uploading a few new pics tomorrow. It's good to be back!!!
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    G'day Historiker. It's a native fish to this called the Murray cod and is from the Murray River which I live next to. How's the house?
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    Sorry, I just noticed that it is listed under occupation on your info to the left. I should have seen that before asking.

    The house is great, my wife is very happy but we both miss the farm for some reason. For my part that is rather unexpected; I never thought I would miss the constant upkeep and work.

    Glad to see you back into the hobby; I look forward to seeing your motion pit in action.
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    eightbit Active Member SimTools 2.0 Beta Tester

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    That's a shame your missing the farm a little bit! Hopefully those feelings shall pass in time. I'm glad the new house is going well! It is a great feeling to be able to get some time on my sim sled:) I've actually decided to go the ac motor 6dof platform as I am sure as soon as . Had finished the dc motor sled that I would need to build a 6dof and also my brother works for a airport and is in the process of obtaining his pilots licence, so as I have been building my own cnc's I am very comfortable with vfd and ac so I'm just going to go with the big frame! Alot more work but when finished it should be very useful and longevity will out way the cost and time investment.
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    Wow! Very Good projects.
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    DSC_0129.JPG my omp mod and dash holder.
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    DSC_0141.JPG just a update of the inverted G27 pedals. Actually very happy with the configuration with just few tweaks to pedal box and it will be sorted :)
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    DSC_0142.JPG just another dangle ;)