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Movement of Chair.

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Building Q&A / FAQ' started by Hamreus, Mar 11, 2019.

  1. Hamreus

    Hamreus Member

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    I need help and ideas what to use under the chair on a motion rig. I have this as on the picture. The problem is it’s to high. I need something that is like that but as low as possible.
    D0434135-40BD-4627-B40C-E18683EC39FD.jpeg
  2. Nick Moxley

    Nick Moxley Well-Known Member

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    You wont find a much shorter/smaller U joint than what you already have, maybe slightly shorter But why not modify the frame to suite the parts you have ?
  3. Hamreus

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    It’s too late. I then must rebuild everything. I want to lower the seat position. No room. That I have is for a tractor so it must be something smaller I hope.
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    Nick Moxley Well-Known Member

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    Google "Flange U Joint" These style's are going to be the Shortest/Most compact/Durable joints your going to find.
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    It looks like that's what he has now. Mine is 3¼" tall and is the shortest I could find.
  6. Hamreus

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    3¼ tall is way lower than what I got. That would work perfect.
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    Smaller I think you will not find, to reform the chassis would be a lot of work
  8. Hamreus

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    I got this
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    It looks pretty solid, I think it would work fine