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March 08, 2021, 06:02:13 AM

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this user is offline Hugh

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Reply #15 on: April 04, 2020, 10:19:39 AM
Is the idea you can turn sharper corners or doughnuts by applying just the one side's brake ?
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Reply #16 on: April 04, 2020, 11:30:31 AM
Is the idea you can turn sharper corners or doughnuts by applying just the one side's brake ?

Yes, or if you're stuck in the dirt with a wheel spinning you can lock that wheel and transfer drive to the gripping wheel. They're still popular on off road buggies but most are hydraulic these days.
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Reply #17 on: April 04, 2020, 12:28:55 PM
as I can't imagine using the buggy in the rain.



Welcome from Lowestoft - the suns nearly out on this side - might see you @ some local shows in the summer- Good luck with her ;-)up
 Oh and by the way your quote - you will have to join the Southern Dune Buggy Club because they don't go out in the rain either ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D
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Reply #18 on: April 04, 2020, 02:17:10 PM
If Boris let’s us out this summer I’m definitely gonna be going out as much as possible in summer!


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Reply #19 on: April 04, 2020, 04:09:08 PM
all ways called them fiddle brakes but unless off roading or auto testing very little use, Davids are fine out of the way but I have seen 3 beetle levers on a long hinge pin with the outer 2 bent out.


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Reply #20 on: April 07, 2020, 12:07:37 PM
Hi from Stowmarket  ;-)up
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this user is offline playbeancc

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Reply #21 on: January 19, 2021, 06:32:14 PM
well boris didnt let us out much.. update on my buggy,
has been an ideal project for relaxing after work without being able to do normal stuff...
Lots of stuff done to my buggy,
new alternator, replaced all brake lines, refreshed suspension, new fuel tank, new clutch, new carb, plus plenty of other things i cant remember right now, oh exhaust baffles for the mega cannons (felt sorry for the neighbours)

started prepping for a respray,

good job I enjoy this haha , hopefully be able to go out in it this year


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Reply #22 on: January 19, 2021, 07:07:48 PM
Time for a Build Thread in the Members Buggies Section I think   ;)
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