Rinspeed's first underwater Car
Rinspeed will present its new sQuba, the worlds first diving car, at the
Geneva Motor Show (March 6-16). The car is not only able to drive on roads
autonomously with a push of a button (thus without a driver, passenger or
further assistance), but can also transform into an amphibious vehicle
which can be submerged in water up to 10 meters (33 feet). An electric
motor with powerful torque drives the rear wheels, while the propulsion on
the water is ensured by two propellers in the stern and two powerful jet
drives in the bow propelling the vehicle under water while diving. When
underwater, the driver and passenger are enclosed in the vehicle thanks to
light weight body components made of futuristic Carbon Nano Tubes and are
supplied with fresh breathing air by the self-contained on-board system.
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Ferrari P 4/5 - Start Up and Driving!
The Ferrari P 4/5 by Pininfarina being started up and driven home after the
Greenwich Concours. In the 3rd video I just missed it revving so that was a
bummer. Please excuse the shakiness of the camera as I run to catch it
getting on the highway.
Ferrari P4/5 Owner Exclusive Interview- Mclaren F1-Garage419
We interview the visionary and owner of the one and only Ferrari P4/5 by
Pininfarina, James Glickenhaus, at Palm Beach Supercar Weekend. Plus a
preview of things to come including Mclaren F1, SSC Aero, Spyker C8,
Maserati MC12 Corsa and more.
See more at www.GARAGE419.com
Building the Go-Kart (High School Senior Project Video)
(Music By Juno Reactor)
The first video thats related to this is the entire video. this is just a
heres the Specs:
This project was done for a graduating grade at my high school. the grade
on it was a 98% and i got a 95 on my speech (which was 12 minutes long.)
this was the video i showed during my presentation.
this project took a total of 2 to 3 months of work, and i started with
ordering a set of go-kart plance from Don's DIY Den (diyden.net.) The
go-kart was origionally designed for a 5 horsepower motor, but i put
in a monster 18 horsepower twin cylinder
motor. it wasnt the BEST idea because the ngine is on the side and it is
kind of off weight. other than that and the crappy breaks, there are no
real problems with it.
The frame used mostly .095" one inch square tubing, and for the braces and
brackets, i used 1/4" sheet metal.
All of the parts in which i did not build or find from friends, i obtained
from northern tool (northerntool.com.) some parts like the front wheels and
steering wheel, i got from friends or yard sales. i got the engine from my
stepbrother Tony moore who i thank dearly. the engine is $1400 brand new.
it was used in Iraq to power a giant frige. tony bought it to grind up
horse poop. and i got it for free.
This thing started up the first pull and yes, i know the mixure is off, but
once we got this thing working, it topped out at about 50 MPH, andhad real
nice handling. not that great of a turning radious, but good handling.
the clutch was actually a belt clutch and i welded on a sprocket, and it
worked perfectly. it is a single speed which is similar to second gear. im
DYING for a two pully centrifugal clutch system so i can get all my horsepowers out. either
that or some shifter clutch five speed
i have done substantial work since this video. the front shocks DO look
bent. theyre not. single A-arm suspentions do move around like that. i
admit it does look dumb, SO i put some real beefy shocks up front, and it
did give it a four or five inch lift. and now it doesnt look bent anymore.
it went from lookling like
Rob and i welded on it using some TIG a lot of MIG, but mostly flux chore
welding. i used PAC to cut some pieces and i used a hydraulic sheer to cut
and bend a lot of the bracings, mounts, and brackets.
this project took a tootal of $700 dollars. its a good price considering
the fact that the motor is $1300 brand new.
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(UPDATE 11/1/07)- I found this project to be a big dissapointment to my
highschool career. its honestly one of my biggest accomplishments i will
ever complete in my lifetime, and i was not accredited properly. the school
had an award ceremony for the best senior projects. it was narrowed down to
the special edd kids, the dance kids welding stuff, and so on. it was
completely rediculous. a girl got an award for learning how to dance. a kid
got an award for learning how to play drums. every single award was like
that. no big accomplishments at all. and no award for me. all this was done
with my bare hands. i put more effort into this than most of thie kids didn
on theirs in the 3000 student school. and the schools system wasnt
professional enough to even notice my project.
even though i felt like it was a horrible waste of time when i didnt get
any awards, its still an accomplishment for me.
the gokart is currently sitting out in my backyard. it still runs good, but
i still need to add one or two support rails on the frame. the torque of
the motor and the poorly designed chain guard snapped the chain. once i get
off my lazy but, i might fix it.