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Wheelie bar

Discussion in 'HPI Baja' started by Yamadude, Mar 5, 2007.

  1. Yamadude

    Yamadude Well-Known Member

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    Well I got to thinking about some sand drags this year at Silver lake and on some pavement.With all the HP these motors are making and after driving mine on the road I made this wheelie bar this is the first version that I made now Im working on a pc for the top to make it adjustable and maybee even add a spring to it.
    Since nobody has made one yet I though I would show it off a little.
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    The ride height is set pretty low in the pics and will go up alot but I cant see needing to go down any more.But I think adjustable height would be the best way to go.

    Oh ya forgot to mention the Size its 11in long and is made from 6061 aluminum and its 5mm thick well its 4mm now after flating the surfaces and polishing.
     
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  2. FastEddy

    FastEddy Well-Known Member
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    Nice work!

    What are you hiding under the rag?
    Top secret? :D
     
  3. Yamadude

    Yamadude Well-Known Member

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    Im working on adding some piggybacks on the stock shocks along with some long travel ideas that im having.Just not finished and it looks a little rough at this point im looking for some different fittings and such.I had some braided lines made for the piggys.And im just trying to make it look a little better and get it on all 4s before I show it off.
     
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    SMaxxin Active Member

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    The wheelie bar look great...I didn't think the Baja would wheelie
     
  5. Yamadude

    Yamadude Well-Known Member

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    It does real easy on command with a 30.5 and a 7500 clutch spring.
     
  6. GeneralG

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    Oh cmon', let us see the front shocks! Wheelie bar looks great, especially all polished up.
     
  7. iphong

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    then you need to take a look at this

    http://iphong.com/upload/rc/baja/baja_esp.avi


    http://video.google.com/url?docid=-8356740943680746346&esrc=sr4&ev=v&q=baja+tgn&vidurl=http://video.google.com/videoplay%3Fdocid%3D-8356740943680746346%26q%3Dbaja%2Btgn&usg=AL29H229DBYirLrQYfvSYFIbyErOcHkUzA

    thereare plenty of video of the baja wheelie..

    xcan, ddm and tgn pipe would take big bore engine wheelie easily.
     
  8. SMaxxin

    SMaxxin Active Member

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    Thats amazing! It looks like a dragster lifting the front end off the line LOL
     
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    That looks pretty slick yamadude. And pretty nice video Iphong
     
  10. GeneralG

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  11. Yamadude

    Yamadude Well-Known Member

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    Vids not workin G.




    Now it is.....
     
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  12. Cracker Da-Hacker

    Cracker Da-Hacker Well-Known Member

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    nice wheelie bar!
     
  13. Harris

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    very nice work that looks awsome :)
     
  14. iphong

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    none ported engines in general give more RPM. None ported engine may have equal or more torque than race ported one.
     
  15. GeneralG

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    Video link fixed.
     
  16. Adamtrax

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    That lookin nice from when I seen it the other day......Nice polish job

    Very Trick
     
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    The wheelie bar looks awesome Yamadude! I like your idea of making it adjustable and maybe adding a spring to it.
     
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    looks good yamadude that took alot of work by hand plus the polishing i need to get off my butt and take mine apart and strip and polish but now i will probably waite to get new silver or black chassis when they come to ddm. i will need wheely bar when i put my cy231 esp ported and modified motor in it .still running stocker runs great right now with jet pro pipe . i have to much stuff for this thing and not enough time to work on it.
     
  19. miccody

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    That looks totally sweet all polished up. Love it. I my self have not done a wheelie yet, when I had my baja out was either resently rained or snowed, so no grip for the tires.