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Redliner 12-01-2015 04:51 PM

Video: How to Build a Basic Dirt Racer
 
Project Golf shows step by step how to prepare a low budget, 2000 model car from a $150 insurance Salvage Auction purchase in just a couple of weeks. With over 39 years experience racing VW Golfs and multiple state dirt titles in front wheel drive hatchbacks, I show you many of my setup secrets.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKHVXc-S5o8

entropy 12-05-2015 02:41 PM

. . . part two?

:beer:
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Redliner 12-05-2015 04:02 PM

I'm uploading this series as I build, but part 2 should be up next week. We've had a big development that will make a lot more work but an even better car.

entropy 12-05-2015 05:59 PM

Cool!
I can wait; if I must:laughing1:

Nagtrainer 12-07-2015 12:44 PM

Can't wait, always willing to learn a different way of doing something, especially if it's simpler

OffRaider 12-17-2015 04:12 AM

Impressive! give us an update if you have posted another video

Redliner 01-05-2016 05:09 PM

Video: Part 2 - A Big Change of Plan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6iq3LgiR6o
Video: Part 3 - Yet Another Change of Plan .... But It's All Good https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CX7NB5uXPk

entropy 01-07-2016 02:18 PM

Thank You!
That firewall is a great idea from a manufacturing perspective.

:beer:
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Redliner 01-22-2016 12:07 AM

Video: Part 4 of the Build https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q73wRNWX_KE

entropy 01-22-2016 01:13 PM

:beer:good coverage of the evolution of a road to track car.
I can tell it has been a while since I built a "Car" because I'm looking at your tube structure and thinking you are using 1/2 the size of tube I would use. . . on a truck:laughing1:

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Redliner 02-02-2016 05:11 PM

Video: Part 5 of the Build https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJ2rkT6Zqw4

entropy 02-03-2016 01:40 PM

It is amazing that you are able to pickup complete cars for so little $$$!!
I'd guess that you would be out about ~$15,000USD for your purchases thus far.

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Redliner 02-04-2016 04:54 AM

No buddy - we've only spent about US$650 all up!

entropy 02-04-2016 12:13 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Redliner (Post 139981)
No buddy - we've only spent about US$650 all up!

Crazy! That is less then the Right front drive shaft on my wife's car!

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Redliner 02-29-2016 05:11 PM

Video of the Golf's first dirt race: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQv64vFwAdw

Redliner 03-15-2016 06:35 PM

Video: Part 8 - How to Improve Your Brakes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Itl1trtOPQ

Redliner 04-04-2016 07:08 AM

Part 9 - The Golf's first dirt motorkhana https://youtu.be/xX1FoiC-o8w

entropy 04-04-2016 12:02 PM

Cool!
I was waiting for the cone to fly in the thick dust, looked to be the real challenge in several shots.

Thanks!
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TheBandit 04-07-2016 04:00 PM

That looks like a hell of a lot of fun!


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