Here's a quick collection of kart, buggy,
vehicle building and design related sites all of which I've found carry interesting
content of various sorts. I've also added a few web site building/information
sites that I've found useful. There may be a bit of overlap between the
other builders' resources and many other
builders' work it's worth checking out the Austin EV's photo
http://www.microcar.org/index.html Even smaller vehicles
than on the SmallCarPlans site and many of these are road-going.
Magazine and forum and links to individual members' cars.
http://www.diygokarts.com/index.html Another DIY IC driven
kart/mini bike site with free online plans for builders with a
preference for petrol. Technical information available and a forum
Builders of antique style replica's
http://visforvoltage.org/ Active and
knowledgeable forum covering many aspects of electric scooter/bike/vehicle building and running.
Site seems to be up and down!
Sources of Plans/Designs and Technical Information for EVs
http://www.evworld.com/ Informative site on road-going EV's
and others - extensive list of EV related links, articles,
Web/Site Design Related
Find a sponsor for your web site. Get paid for your great content. shareasale.com.
If you have a web site and are looking to generate some income
from it affiliate links might be worth looking at. Follow the
http://www.statcounter.com/ A code based visitor and page
counter for web masters. This is useful and gives great
information about visitor paths, visit length, popular pages
etc. Free starter version. Also has an active forum.
Tired of SPAM, does some still get through your spam filters?
Maybe we can do something about it - report it! This site
handles report organisation and delivery for you and maintains
listings of blacklisted IP addresses etc that can be used by
spam filtering software.
General Engineering Related
Industrial technology magazine is free for qualifying readers.
It contains lots of supplier links and articles to keep you up
to date with current machine and product building technologies
and is a good source of information. This page is their list of
DPT Fast Rapid Prototyping
A US based rapid-prototyping company. I haven't tried these
technologies yet but have been tempted. For producing low
numbers of complex parts usually for prototyping and evaluation
purposes, worth keeping an eye on especially if the component
strengths produced by the techniques can sustain close to
http://automata.co.uk/mainpage.html This is a great site. If
you are looking for ideas for mechanical projects in wood
which are of a smaller scale than DIY vehicles have a look here.
There are ideas for wooden mechanical toys and other useful
An online directory of design - from engineering design to
designing ceramics, web pages etc etc. Includes a designers'
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