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Piranha II
« on: February 07, 2009, 01:59:26 PM »
hi guys here some pics from my build !

an hey doug it works with 275psi in the shocks  ;) !
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« Last Edit: February 18, 2009, 03:30:22 PM by Bugpac™ »
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Re: Piranha II
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2009, 02:13:50 PM »
Thats great Stefan! I did watch the video you sent me and I recomend increasing the PSI to 325. It does work but its still quite soft. Too soft IMO.
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Re: Piranha II
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2009, 02:21:00 PM »
Hey Doug
Is the Piranha designed to have very few bends.
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Re: Piranha II
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2009, 06:35:02 PM »
It was designed by Edge using square tube for ease of construction of the home builder. Only bends are the roll cage.

The Piranha design must be about 7 years old by now. The chassis was kept the same as the Sidewinder Plus which is a bit older yet. The only difference is from behind the seat on back. Our Friend Russell has just recently released plans to acomidate double A-arms in the front of these chassis. Stefan made is own before the release of Russell's plans. I must say Stephan has done an exceptional job considering what he has to work with.
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Re: Piranha II
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2009, 07:51:23 PM »
Did you ever finish the one in the first picture.  I bet that sucker is light!  ;D  Seriously though, the Piranha looks nice.
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Re: Piranha II
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2009, 11:45:39 PM »
Nice work Stefan: do you have any shot of the whole buggy. I would love to see them
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Re: Piranha II
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2009, 06:57:24 AM »
hi guys
the wooden frame was a test to get the right measurements because the measurements out of the edge plans are to small for a 194cm high guy with 110 kg weight ;D . my frame is in the middle 180 mm longer and the rollcage is 200 mm higher ! the motor is an kawa gpz 500 s . the driveshafts are BMW e12 and i hope to get the buggy road legal in germany ????


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Re: Piranha II
« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2009, 08:11:27 AM »
Great pix, and a nice ride Piggery ;D
Years ago I thought about building off of edge plans, but ended up designing my own, since alot of places to flattrack ;)
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Re: Piranha II
« Reply #8 on: February 27, 2009, 01:53:34 PM »
hi guys
here some pictures of my progress

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Re: Piranha II
« Reply #9 on: February 27, 2009, 02:08:39 PM »
Looking good!  That will be pretty wild to be road legal.  I wonder how long tires will last on the road (Asphalt)?  I also wonder how it will handle at speed on the highway.  Keep us posted!
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Re: Piranha II
« Reply #10 on: March 31, 2009, 01:45:33 AM »
when I got my piranah going and took it for a run up the road, I got it fairly moving and it felt quite a bit floaty
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Re: Piranha II
« Reply #11 on: March 31, 2009, 01:47:31 PM »
Nice work and great to see a build come to completion.
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Re: Piranha II
« Reply #12 on: April 11, 2009, 01:16:03 PM »
hi guys
this weekend i make some new bodywork . i need  the mudgards but they are loking like s..t  ;D ! but without them no road leagal !


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Re: Piranha II
« Reply #13 on: April 12, 2009, 08:57:47 AM »
That's awesome
It is good to see a build nearing completion, and ready to go out and turn some heads on the roads, I think you can get some 10'' or 12" dot approved tired for it..
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Re: Piranha II
« Reply #14 on: April 13, 2009, 12:34:31 AM »
I've been following this build for a while now.  I can't wait to see some photos of Stefan mixing it with the traffic.

What did you use to weld the wooden frame?  Woodcraft rods?  1/8th dowel?  Mongrel stuff doesn't bend to well neither!

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