Robby Gordon 2013

Discussion in 'Racing' started by larryboy, Dec 9, 2012.

  1. ArthDuro

    ArthDuro quarantined

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    fixed that for ya

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  2. IndyChizzle

    IndyChizzle Hoping my skills exceed my horsepower

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    I wonder if this truck is any easier to right if it were flipped upside down....?
  3. GI_JO_NATHAN

    GI_JO_NATHAN Long timer

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    WHEN it flips.. Lol
  4. B1KSOLO

    B1KSOLO Living the Dream

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    looks like that box doesn't stand a chance ;0)
  5. GI_JO_NATHAN

    GI_JO_NATHAN Long timer

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  6. BC61

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    not so simple
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  8. 640 Armageddon

    640 Armageddon Xplorer

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  9. Strong Bad

    Strong Bad World's Foremost Authority

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    Actually, it simplifies things tremendously as opposed to starting from scratch.
  10. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    Well, first prize in a beauty contest it isn't going to win :lol3:lol3

    First competition - spot the 10 cars (including boats) that make up the RG "buggy"? :rofl:rofl
  11. uglybassplayer

    uglybassplayer Adventurer

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    Rooting for Rubby, got to cheer for the underdog and its not possible to get excited by the thought of the boring X-Raid whitewash... Get in there RG and mix it up!
  12. BC61

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    It would but this years Dakar ride is much more than an SST
  13. ric678

    ric678 Been here awhile

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    Looks like tail lights from a ford edge
  14. Ace100

    Ace100 Monkeywrencher

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    I've just got Hummer, Raptor and Durango. What else is there?

    Is that the way he's meeting regulations for production based car? A frankentruck made of various manufacturers parts?
  15. Strong Bad

    Strong Bad World's Foremost Authority

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    Getting a chassis off the fixture table and making it a "roller" takes the most time. With the drive train mounted, the rest is wiring, plumbing, and mounting Dakar specific stuff. Not a huge deal, but then an SST, like any short course racer, are pretty bare bones. Perhaps you forget that all of the Hummmbuggies were Class 1 race cars prior to becoming Dakar racers. He has yet to build a Dakar race car from scratch.
  16. 640 Armageddon

    640 Armageddon Xplorer

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    I can't spot anything that reminds me of a MINI :D
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    GI_JO_NATHAN Long timer

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  18. WIsixfitty

    WIsixfitty rock and roll the bones

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    His cars wheelbase through the years.

    Is it getting shorter? Or just my imagination?
  19. Drif10

    Drif10 Accredited Jackass

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    I thought the same, that this one was a lot shorter between the wheels.
  20. BC61

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    Not debating what it takes to make a Dakar race vehicle, just passing on what I have seen (his shop is down the road from me)and what Robbie has told me about the vehicle as compared to the internet speculation.

    When he decides to divulge the details I think you'll agree it is more than a SST chassis build. Similar in platform, maybe. Kind of like a Fox platform Mustang and Lincoln Continental Mark VII. Somewhere underneath it all there are similarities and a few common components but not the same vehicle.