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It is a car!

posted Apr 30, 2011, 9:01 PM by Lutz Latta
Saturday, April 30, 2011:
It all coming together now. The engine runs again, and is mounted to the frame. A clutch pedal allows engaging the pulley mechanism to transfer the engine's power to the rear wheels. That together with the steering makes for a functional car!

Today was our "first drive"! Forward down the driveway and back in reverse gear.

The next steps will be some reinforcement of the steering mechanism, a brake pedal to make it a little bit safer, and some extra seat(s) in the back. After that it'll be mainly just "cosmetics", like a floor, sides, fenders and all that.