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Re: Awesome Racing stand setup for only $30

Feb 3, 2011

Mine above was built from an old piece of exercise equipment ( re-configured ) a seat I bout for $50 from an old race car , some plywood I had kicking around , in total minus the wheel itself about $60 bucks

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Re: Awesome Racing stand setup for only $30

Feb 3, 2011

I see I'm not the only one who picked up a couple of those great sawhorses from HomeDepot... @$20 each, they were a steel..(pun intended)

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I hate to be "that guy".  But that thing is going to slip, rattle around like mad, lose tension until finally it has to be reinforced with screws and support braces then not be able to be adjusted anymore just so it doesn't keep falling down.  I hope whatever your father builds for you is more sturdy. 

@Smoking_Rubber  Does that actually work well enough and not bounce around when you're doing really fast quick hard turns?  I was planning on building a table but if that works I can save myself some trouble and money.  As in can you actually attempt the vettel challenge with it and not lift it off the ground? haha

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@Smoking_Rubber  Does that actually work well enough and not bounce around when you're doing really fast quick hard turns?  I was planning on building a table but if that works I can save myself some trouble and money.  As in can you actually attempt the vettel challenge with it and not lift it off the ground? haha

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Yes, it's extremely stable.  It's really wide and made from steel so there is absolutely NO rotational give.  It's capable of holding over 2,000 lbs!    There is not much stopping it from any push-pull forces ... but you have to be doing something seriously wrong if you're pulling on the wheel LOL.  I completed the Vettel Challenge using it.

I love it.  It folds up and slides into the corner VERY EASY.  It's super easy for anyone to sit down and use it because you just pull it up to your seat and you're off and driving.  Definately a One-Size-Fits-All type of driving rig imo.  The cup holder is mandatory, and I'm planning on adding a little tray on the left for my remote, pipe, or phone.

It comes in ROOKIE YELLOW only ... but I lost my rookie stipe a long time ago.   Krylon Flat Black is the way I ride.


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smoking_rubber wrote:

Evil-_-Nox wrote:

@Smoking_Rubber  Does that actually work well enough and not bounce around when you're doing really fast quick hard turns?  I was planning on building a table but if that works I can save myself some trouble and money.  As in can you actually attempt the vettel challenge with it and not lift it off the ground? haha

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Yes, it's extremely stable.  It's really wide and made from steel so there is absolutely NO rotational give.



Hey driver, work your hands - not your mouth!

Nice, thanks man.  I will try one then.  I figured it was going to cost about $80 to build a table anyways and if I can get away with doing that then I will.  I can always return it if it didn't work out for me I would imagine so I have nothing to lose.

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Feb 4, 2011

Evil-_-Nox wrote:

I hate to be "that guy".  But that thing is going to slip, rattle around like mad, lose tension until finally it has to be reinforced with screws and support braces then not be able to be adjusted anymore just so it doesn't keep falling down.  I hope whatever your father builds for you is more sturdy. 

@Smoking_Rubber  Does that actually work well enough and not bounce around when you're doing really fast quick hard turns?  I was planning on building a table but if that works I can save myself some trouble and money.  As in can you actually attempt the vettel challenge with it and not lift it off the ground? haha

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oh don't worry this guy is resourceful and would refuse to make anything less than a reliable stand - he really got into it when he came back from work the other day and i had it out - before I even asked he was already looking at it planning what to do

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smoking_rubber wrote:

Evil-_-Nox wrote:

@Smoking_Rubber  Does that actually work well enough and not bounce around when you're doing really fast quick hard turns?  I was planning on building a table but if that works I can save myself some trouble and money.  As in can you actually attempt the vettel challenge with it and not lift it off the ground? haha

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Yes, it's extremely stable.  It's really wide and made from steel so there is absolutely NO rotational give.  It's capable of holding over 2,000 lbs!    There is not much stopping it from any push-pull forces ... but you have to be doing something seriously wrong if you're pulling on the wheel LOL.  I completed the Vettel Challenge using it.

I love it.  It folds up and slides into the corner VERY EASY.  It's super easy for anyone to sit down and use it because you just pull it up to your seat and you're off and driving.  Definately a One-Size-Fits-All type of driving rig imo.  The cup holder is mandatory, and I'm planning on adding a little tray on the left for my remote, pipe, or phone.

It comes in ROOKIE YELLOW only ... but I lost my rookie stipe a long time ago.   Krylon Flat Black is the way I ride.


Hey driver, work your hands - not your mouth!

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very niceand efficient, i like it. when i saw the red paint i knew a ferrari decal was inbound.


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Yes, it's extremely stable.  It's really wide and made from steel so there is absolutely NO rotational give.  It's capable of holding over 2,000 lbs!    There is not much stopping it from any push-pull forces ... but you have to be doing something seriously wrong if you're pulling on the wheel LOL.  I completed the Vettel Challenge using it.



Hey driver, work your hands - not your mouth!

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The Pic is there. Page 1

It's the Black Saw Horse with Smoking Rubber on it, the Wheel, and a Cup holder.

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Re: Awesome Racing stand setup for only $30

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smoking_rubber wrote:

Evil-_-Nox wrote:

@Smoking_Rubber  Does that actually work well enough and not bounce around when you're doing really fast quick hard turns?  I was planning on building a table but if that works I can save myself some trouble and money.  As in can you actually attempt the vettel challenge with it and not lift it off the ground? haha

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Yes, it's extremely stable.  It's really wide and made from steel so there is absolutely NO rotational give.  It's capable of holding over 2,000 lbs!    There is not much stopping it from any push-pull forces ... but you have to be doing something seriously wrong if you're pulling on the wheel LOL.  I completed the Vettel Challenge using it.

I love it.  It folds up and slides into the corner VERY EASY.  It's super easy for anyone to sit down and use it because you just pull it up to your seat and you're off and driving.  Definately a One-Size-Fits-All type of driving rig imo.  The cup holder is mandatory, and I'm planning on adding a little tray on the left for my remote, pipe, or phone.

It comes in ROOKIE YELLOW only ... but I lost my rookie stipe a long time ago.   Krylon Flat Black is the way I ride.


Hey driver, work your hands - not your mouth!

I have 4 of them that are used as intended. I wouldn't recommend loading them with 2,000lbs but for a wheelstand they are more than adequate. The only thing I'd do is screw on a wider top (3/4 plywood or a 1x8) to support the entire base of the wheel.

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