Building a Bonneville salt flats car.

Building a Bonneville salt flats car.

PostBy: mozz On: Fri Jan 04, 2013 10:37 pm

Came across this website where the guy had an idea to build a record speed car. If you like cars, motors, welding, and a few stories thrown in and fabricating there is some good reading here.
http://purplesagetradingpost.com/sumner ... age-1.html
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Re: Building a Bonneville salt flats car.

PostBy: lsayre On: Fri Jan 04, 2013 10:55 pm

Looks like a rather expensive hobby. I wonder if they ever completed it?
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Re: Building a Bonneville salt flats car.

PostBy: Flyer5 On: Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:01 pm

Thanks for sharing that. Thats pretty cool. Someplace I have always wanted to go.
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Re: Building a Bonneville salt flats car.

PostBy: jpete On: Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:18 pm

I saw a salt flat car with magnetic brakes. It was pretty cool that some guy in his garage had figured it out without all kinds of engineers, etc.
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Re: Building a Bonneville salt flats car.

PostBy: whistlenut On: Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:23 pm

Remember to bring DARK sun glasses...the white reflection is blinding!!!!
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Re: Building a Bonneville salt flats car.

PostBy: 009to090 On: Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:30 pm

This is more my speed...

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Re: Building a Bonneville salt flats car.

PostBy: rockwood On: Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:41 pm

whistlenut wrote:Remember to bring DARK sun glasses...the white reflection is blinding!!!!

Yes, the glare off the salt is incredible out there.
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