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    Protolite SS 630R 2 seat model
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    We have been working on a new model for the rental buggy industry
    Thought it is about time to share
    This is a light weight 2 seat model and more budget friendly than our high HP race models
    Using a 21HP Honda Vtwin CVT clutch and a lower hp version reverse gear box from RPM
    Cutting out all the bells and whistles on this model to make it affordable yet should be fun.

    1 1/4" tub chassis
    dual a arm suspension front and rear with approx 11" travel
    Honda GX630 V twin motor, but room to fit more power
    RPM gear box we are using can handle 100 hp,,,, plus
    CVT clutch to make it universal and women and children can drive it
    Weight currently scales out at 465lbs with steel wheel and we expect it to be 625 to 650lbs
    This model is lean mean and clean
    25" tires on 12" wheels
    top speed we are gunning for is 45 to 50 mph but low end torque
    hope to start testing in the next week,,, waiting on the motor to finish up

    with the lower HP we are using modified Rhino axles coupled up to the 930 flanges on the RPM gear box and
    after this build I am building a personal model for my kids to do some trail riding
    pics to follow
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    pics are not the best,,,, just from my phone but you get the jist of it
    Last edited by ProtoDie; 11-04-2015 at 07:22 AM.
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    sorry K,,,,,,,, pics are too big
    outa time but I will fix tomorrow


    re sized now :-)
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    Looks pretty cool to me!

    Justin
    Nowhere near the desert.
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    Looks great! I really like this simplified version.
    What CVT belt are you using? is it longer than a typical sled setup? Reason I ask is the cylinder on the Vtwin on the gearbox side can get really close, usually you need a longer belt to space that type of engine far enough away from the gearbox.
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    Looks pretty cool to me too. I imagine this will sell pretty good being cheaper.
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    Thanks Guys
    motor should be here today or tomorrow so hope to be test driving it with in a week,,,hopefully only a few days.
    weather is still nice here in Michigan

    Jerm, I am using Cv-tech clutches and a 41 3/4" long belt
    same one as a RZR 570
    the longest CV-tech belt is 40 3/8
    should give me plenty of clearance
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    I like it.

    Will plans be available for this as well?

    What's the story on the low HP RPM? I saw it on your site last week and it took until yesterday for me to realize what I was reading. LOL.
    "Speed is time-time is speed"-Dennis Hopper

    Quote Originally Posted by TALON View Post
    did you use a special bigfoot camera or something ,you know all blurry could be a tree stump kinda thing .
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    Thanks Bull

    plans, yes ,,,eventually
    Need to finish the build and test short term and longer term first.
    I hate it when some people sell plans to a buggy that was never even built.
    puts it on the customer to find any problems,,,,,,

    after testing,,,we will have a whole new line of parts,Frame, rolling chassis, A arms front and rear wheel kits drive axles, engine cradles, CVT clutches, etc for 100hp or less machines

    low HP RPM gear box,,,, don't know the full scoop other than RPM says they are able to use more cost effective internal parts rated at 100hp than the parts needed to hold up to 300hp
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    I'm curious as to how a relatively stock V-twin ~21 22hp range engine performs - I am working on a design for a lightweight (400lbs) reverse trike and 70mph top speed is one of my design targets. I figure I can achieve it with a slightly warmed up version of the GX670, but stock would be ideal! Also, I really like that protolite buggy design!
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