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Diablo chassis

Discussion in 'Center Of Gravity' started by sled_dog, Sep 1, 2004.

  1. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    anyone have any opinions on the Diablo II production chassis? $1900 for the chassis alone. I'd go with Bluetorch's new little chassis but its too rich for my blood.
     
  2. Emmettology 101

    Emmettology 101 3/4 ton status

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    Shaffer does some nice work! Saw his only rig at Summit last summer and it was really nice!
     
  3. Emmettology 101

    Emmettology 101 3/4 ton status

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    Here's a pic off Mike's site:
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    I'm not big on one seaters though...
     
  4. sled_dog

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    they make a 2 seater thats what I was talking about. But I will be going to school with a shop to build a buggy so I think I'm gonna say forget it.
     
  5. jekbrown

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    whats wrong with single seaters? i am totally gonna build a toy-based single seater. my gf don't like to wheel, so i dont need a pass seat. /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif last trip wheelin i didnt even have a 2nd seat mounted in my k5. lol!

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  6. Emmettology 101

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    10-4. I thought the II was just a single seater and the I was the double. /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif I have a bender.. If tube prices would come down, I would think about making my own...
     
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    *shrug* I like having a passenger... The way I look at it is that if I am goign to put that kind of $ into a rig, I want to be able to use it on the trail too. Not that you cant use a singel seater on the trail, but I like trail rides when you have someone along and not sitting in something by yourself.. /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif It's more fun when you are goin gthrough something and you know you're fine, but the passenger has full on pucker factor! LOL
     
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    lol, to each their own. I took my gf wheelin one time, she freaked and it pretty much ruined the whole trip. I'd rather just wheel by myself so I dont have to deal with it. lol, /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif /forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif

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  9. justhorsinaround

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    Jenn likes to come wheelin but if/when it gets kind of gnarly she clambers on out and takes pictures or video. Just a thought for y'all.
     
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    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    yeah, i tried the "you be the cameraman" maneuver... didn't fly. /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

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    anyone have any opinions on the Diablo II production chassis? $1900 for the chassis alone. I'd go with Bluetorch's new little chassis but its too rich for my blood.

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    Very good chassis, especially for the price. There are several people that have certainly had good luck with that chassis, in either the single or two seat flavor. As far as production chassis go, I would have to say this is one of the best as far as appealing looks, functionality, safety, and price. I would not hesitate to send Mike some $Bling$ to build a sound chassis for me.
     

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