- dirtylawnchairParticipantApril 27, 2018 at 9:01 amPost count: 61Matt FaulknerParticipantApril 27, 2018 at 9:18 amPost count: 49Scott SainParticipantApril 27, 2018 at 12:53 pmPost count: 264John JonesKeymasterJune 29, 2018 at 7:59 amPost count: 6439
Nate’s working on these for me…. 😎John JonesKeymasterJuly 19, 2018 at 8:01 amPost count: 6439
I’m hoping for an update soon…. 😎GlennmossModeratorAugust 7, 2018 at 12:53 pmPost count: 206
Trying to come up with ideas for my Senior Design project next semester and I would be interested in incorporating this into our project. I’ll have free reign of the CNC machines at my university so I could fab one and help you guys develop it.John JonesKeymasterAugust 7, 2018 at 2:49 pmPost count: 6439
Glen I already have Nate on it…. It’s been awhile now… I hope I haven’t wasted money and him time…. 😎WaynerParticipantSeptember 17, 2018 at 9:41 amPost count: 133
Was talking to cole last weekend at the show and he reminded me about this….are there any new updates on this project.FranzKeymasterFebruary 4, 2019 at 8:51 amPost count: 3460
Talked with our friend Matt Faulkner last week….He made the 3d scan and printed plastic model.
He has more time this year with a change in job, and said he would like to tackle making the prototypes.John JonesKeymasterFebruary 4, 2019 at 8:56 amPost count: 6439
I hope this doesn’t turn into a waste of money..,, my bus feels plenty top heavy as is….. 😎FranzKeymasterFebruary 4, 2019 at 9:00 amPost count: 3460
Because you have a living room on the top of your bus 🙂
Offroad single cab for the win.volksaddictParticipantFebruary 4, 2019 at 9:01 amPost count: 584
That would be awesome, a KCW offroad single!John JonesKeymasterFebruary 11, 2019 at 7:57 amPost count: 6439
yeah I hear ya,, I do have a lot of weight up on my roof!!!! 😎 I’m gonna pack that roof a little lighter next time… 😎 Sure is nice to get shit out of the bus though!!!!!
I’m still interested in lifting my bus.. Tripple RGB’s and a new beam!!!!! Come on Nate!!!FranzKeymasterApril 13, 2020 at 12:43 pmPost count: 3460
For side by sides. Think it would be strong enough?AndymParticipantApril 13, 2020 at 9:17 pmPost count: 935
Franz do you have the file that Matt did? I got a haas vf-3 on the way. I’d love to make these reality for JJ / KCW.
Do somethingPat KKeymasterApril 14, 2020 at 9:03 amPost count: 1304
Those are pricy!!!!!
I think Nate with Wagenswest is still working on these.
We will build it if it comes.John JonesKeymasterApril 14, 2020 at 1:00 pmPost count: 6439
Matt delivered the lazer scanned and re-engineered 3d printed proof of concept this weekend. The gear mesh is dialed. I think it’ll work. Its a 2 1/4″ lift using an idler gear the same diameter as the axle drive gear. This also makes the input and output rotate in the same direction which should eliminate the poor power/handling characteristics of stock two reduction gear boxes.( the axle spins opposite of the input causing the suspension to lift under acceleration) I think we add coil-over fox shocks, and 4 link instead of spring plates to make a trophy-truck like suspension for a split window bus. Hey Matt, do you have a link to that old video you made?
Those costing nearly $5K for a pair, is only going to help fuel this idea… 😎 😎 Come on Nate!!!!!!!!!! 😎 😎AndymParticipantApril 14, 2020 at 9:31 pmPost count: 935
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