iDoStuff: It certainly is and it does the log collecting job it was built for.
KapteinOpel: @agbagb123 If I put brakes directly on the driveshafts before the gearing
down to the drive wheels I have steering brakes that are more efficient
than if they are put in the wheels, and then I can put a set of rear/front
wheels and tracks. (seek for "krabat 232 skogsmaskin", you'll see what I
mean.) I read about the German WW2 "Kettenkrad", this steering brake
arrangement is better as you dont have to give as much gas to make it turn.
Also if I use a Subaru box I have PTO for a cardan trailer.
iDoStuff: Cheers for the comment. It's been working for a while now pulling the
trailer full of logs from the woods. It's ready for the points resetting
apart from that it's working well.
iDoStuff: That looks great fun in the snow
KapteinOpel: Poor CB... You should sell it to me for parts instead.... Otherwise cool,
im thinking of making one myself.. But a somewhat heavier model out of a
gearbox from a front drive longtitudal engined car... Then I'll put in in
front of my caravan and build a floor and roof around the drivers
position.. And drive around.
iDoStuff: Give it thumbs up, "like it" from me. Anyone else?
iDoStuff: Just like a real tractor
cleric022684: you have lot of patience :-) I remember I started on motorcycle when I was
10 my brother was 6 it was 3 gears 49cc we had to push it more than we rode
it it was exciting when after long push start it just caugt for few seconds
and then died...
DIRTPUNKZ86: loving the exhaust gases spewing into your face
iDoStuff: yee haa... now pass me the moonshine
lyonstyson: looks like loads of fun !
alexstevenmc1: that is epic
iDoStuff: Oh yes, those where the days. We did similar with my dads 1964 honda c200.
30 odd years on the same bike is in my cellar awaiting restoration.
firglenchainsaws: I like it! I am building a "tractor" at the moment...hope it works!
iDoStuff: Cheers Simon. It does have its limitations for traction fortunately the
trailer goes up hill empty and down hill when loaded. It could do with up
grading with off road wheels and a stronger axle, I might get around to it.
In the meantime it still does the job but I've just bought a garden tractor
to try in the woods for more heavy duty work.
TheGafarmer: Proof that there are rednecks the world wide. Lol
iDoStuff: If you want more details of how I made it, the link in the description (now
fixed) take you to my blog posts about it.
Samuel Bell: Theres a reson why i dont drive sighnd Samuel
iDoStuff: @KapteinOpel The CB laid down it's former life for the greater good. A car
gear box with a diff will help with steering. You'll have to think
carefully about the pivot ( I use the towing hitch) and how to resist the
tourque (I use a simple pivoted cross member). I'de love to project when
iDoStuff: @KapteinOpel.. That would be a skid steer then. If the breaking is smooth
it can certainly work. But make sure the gearing is really low. If your
reaction times aren't fast enough adjusting the breaking, things will go
pear shaped in a hurry. It sounds like fun.
Home made, Two wheel tractor, Walk behind Tractor4.6
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