Farmer-built Formula 1

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by flyingape, Jun 2, 2007.

  1. flyingape

    flyingape Newbie

    May 4, 2007
    Hong Kong



    this farmer used 2 months to build this car based on the draft of paper crafts which is for child.

    farmer says: even 65km/h this high speed, the car still goes stable and feels good.

    coz this car doesnt have speed meter, he knows it by following the big truck on the street. "old man, why you are following me? "the driver of big truck man said. farmer said "i want to know how fast it is"

    other info.

    farmer education background: primary school

    max. speed : 65 km/h

    cost: approx. US$ 384


    [​IMG] i m proud of this man. hehe
  2. 4saken

    4saken Retired Ace Attorney

    Nov 28, 2006
    I feel sorry for him..
  3. Dirtie

    Dirtie :'D

    Former Staff
    Sep 9, 2003
    New Zealand
    Ingenuity at its finest [​IMG]
  4. Destructobot

    Destructobot Crave the Hammer

    Oct 15, 2006
    United States
    Portland, OR
    65 km/h = 40.625 m/h. I'm pretty sure I could buy a used Datsun for less than $384 USD that would go faster than that.

    edit: That said, I do have respect for anyone that builds something themself rather than just buying it. I just dont think it's a very cost effective racing vehicle.
  5. SeanoRLY?

    SeanoRLY? GBAtemp Regular

    Jan 1, 2007
    Haha that's really cool.

    Just shows how easy it is to replicate an F1 car :\
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