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Old 02-01-2009, 09:46 AM   #19 (permalink)
Big Dave
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Too bad we cannot get a custom body builder on this site.

I think a prototype "pillbug" could be built on a S-10 chassis, or a bigger one (SUV of the future?) on a pickup chassis.

Yeah, the driver would be moved back, but that is not the prmary thing.

From a manufacturer's standpoint the Carden drive is doable but rear engine layouts will not pass collision standards.
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