Hey all. Greetings from Local Motors


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Hey All!

My name is Alex,

I love the forum already! The passion of the community is great. I'm excited to get involved.

I'm from Local Motors. We are located in Wareham, MA.

Right now were working on the development of the Rally Fighter. The Rally Fighter will be a jumpable and totally capable baja racer and off road vehicle.

Come check out the build process and we'd love your input!

I'm looking for engineers and builders who want to have input into the engineering and building process, and some time soon compete in part design competitions.

Here are the specs on the Rally Righter:


* BMW 335d
* 3.0 Liter, Turbocharged Inline 6-Cylinder Engine
* 265 Horsepower @ 4200rpm
* 425 lbft @1750 RPM
* Clean Diesel


* Overall Length: 189 inches (4800mm)
* Dual Ride Height (Manual Capability)
* Overall Height:
o 69.25 inches (1759mm) High ride height
o 61.25 inches (1556mm) Low ride height
* Overall Width: 80 inches (2057mm)
* Wheelbase: 115 inches (2921mm)
* Track Width: 69.5 inches (1765mm)
* Curb Weight: 3,000-3,200 lbs.


* Construction-Tubular steel space frame
* Front Suspension:
o 18" Travel, independent double A-arm
o with detachable stabilizer bar
o Spring System-Long travel coil-over shock absorbers
* Rear Suspension:
o 20" Travel, 3-Link Solid axle with Panhard
o and stabilizer bars
* Lug Pattern-6 x 135mm
* Steering Type: Power assisted rack and pinion

Brakes, Wheels, Tires

* 4-Wheel Anti-lock disc brakes.
* Front: 13" ventilated - dual-piston floating
* Rear: 13.7" ventilated - single-piston floating
* Emergency brake: Rear drum in rotor
* Wheels: 17"x8" aluminum alloy
* Tires:
o 275/70R-17(High ride height)



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