View Full Version : My New Car

04-23-2005, 09:38 PM
I built myself a new ride. It is primarily a parade car, and a toy. The inspiration came from the following website. www.smallcarplans.com (http://www.smallcarplans.com) Future plans include a red padded seat, and a black surrey top. I'll mount signs advertising my business on the side.



3 Phase Lightbulb
04-23-2005, 09:45 PM
Neat..... Is that a Millermatic 251 in the background? How do you like it?


04-23-2005, 10:28 PM
awesome! what kind of wheels are they and what engine did you use? that is a project i could get interested in.

andy b.

Your Old Dog
04-24-2005, 09:09 AM
Arbo, nice job! Also, thanks for the url on smallcarplans. I glanced over all of his newsletters and it looks pretty interesting.

04-25-2005, 07:00 AM
Yes, that is an MM251. It has been a great machine. I have it about a year now. I also set it up with the 30A spoolgun for aluminum, and that works great also.

The wheels are 20" 144 spoke bicycle wheels I bought from a vendor on eBay. The engine is a 6.5HP B&S. Power is transfered through a Comet torque converter and a jackshaft before it gets to the rear axle. Top speed is about 20MPH.