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how do you make a remote control car out of a bigfoot power wheel -mattell, what do i need where do i get it. or would it be better to put a briges and strattion in it. o by the way i'am a 41 year old female kids gone i'am bored
-- cindy hartley (email@example.com), June 15, 2003
This is a cool idea! Try calling your local R/C shop and see if they have extra heavy duty servo's for your steering(possibly a servo for a large r/c airplane). A standard servo would do just fine for the throttle on a weedeater or briggs & stratton engine. The rear axle could be converted to a solid axle with one live hub for the drive tire(like a go-kart axle). If you wanted to keep it battery powered instead of gas, Radio Shack has relays you could hook up instead of servos to control the electric motors speed/forward/reverse. hope this helps!
-- brian (firstname.lastname@example.org), August 13, 2003.