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Old 01-25-2013, 12:49 PM   #118 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by bennelson
Here's what I'm thinking for the throttle.

I'd hack an e-cycle twist throttle, combine it with a stick shift knob, and mount it to the stick.

The driver can then both shift and e-ccelerate with one hand.
Originally Posted by bennelson View Post
Seems to me there's three ways to go about it.

- Add an electric motor to run the power steering.

- Loop and cap off the power steering hoses.

- Replace with a manual steering rack.

Your thoughts on steering for the project?
I'd say the manual steering rack is not compatible with Your e-accelerator idea. Generally, i don't like the e-acc., You should use just the pedal.

This truck will be heavy, what if You need both hands for steering?
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