Register now to get rid of these ads!
  1. Hey fellas, just in case you missed it - The Rodder's Journal and The Jalopy Journal is celebrating 20 years of bringing you traditional hot rods and customs by offering you a one-year subscription to TRJ and a H.A.M.B. Alliance membership for only $75. Click here for details.

Custom radio flyer wagon pics and ideas???

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Sprout, Apr 25, 2006.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Sprout
    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2001
    Posts:
    539
    Location:
    Kustom City, KS

    Sprout Member

    I need some pictures or some websites that sell parts for radio flyers. I am lowering my boys wagon, and I am trying to figure out what to do for the front end. Maybe gokart front end or step notch, I don't know. Maybe you guys have some pointers. Plus I just want to see some kool wagons.
  2. jerry
    Joined:
    Mar 2, 2001
    Posts:
    3,327
    Location:
    phoenix az usof a

    jerry
    ALLIANCE MEMBER

    I built a square tube frame for mine. Made a dropped axle from 3/4 inch black pipe. Made up spindles, kingpins, steering arms etc.

    Hardest part was getting the pull handle and steer pivot combo.

    Sorry but no pics.



    jerry
  3. CaseyK
    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2004
    Posts:
    385
    Location:
    hartland, WI

    CaseyK Member

    I'm making a wagon out of an old pedal car for my little guy. I basically just cut the seat section out and made a frame out of 1/2 square tubing after I got the ride height I wanted. For the steering I made some mini spindles and mounted them to a 1/2 round axle tube. The clevises you see in the pict control the steering, but one actually comes through the front grill now, to attach to the pull handle. Sorry I don't have any current pix, but I'm still working on it. I will eventually form a sheet metal pan for the inside to cover the rear wheels, etc, then maybe some tuck and roll interior. Who knows! Hope this helps.

    Casey

    Attached Files:

  4. Travis

    Travis Guest

    Nashman,

    THAT is badassed.

    Travis
    Register now to get rid of these ads!

  5. Django
    Joined:
    Nov 15, 2002
    Posts:
    10,181
    Location:
    Forest Park IL

    Django
    ALLIANCE MEMBER

    I will second that!
  6. Harrison
    Joined:
    Jan 25, 2002
    Posts:
    7,064
    Location:
    Knoxville, TN

    Harrison Member
    1. 1959-1960 El Camino Owners
    2. The Airbag Connection

    That really makes me want to figure a way to attach a handle to mine for my own baby's momma's little monster.

    JH

    Attached Files:

  7. TRAVEZ
    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2005
    Posts:
    586
    Location:
    Las Cruces, NM

    TRAVEZ Member

    man that thing is bitchin! my kid would love something like that. i have a pedal car that ineed to do some mods to for sure!
  8. Benzine440
    Joined:
    Aug 30, 2004
    Posts:
    3,248
    Location:
    San Francisco

    Benzine440 Member

    Nashman, where are the pedals?
    Nice going, you've made the rest of us look like inadequate parents.
  9. CaseyK
    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2004
    Posts:
    385
    Location:
    hartland, WI

    CaseyK Member


    No pedals! It's gonna be a wagon, the handle comes through the front grill.

    Thanks for the words fellas!
  10. Muttley
    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2003
    Posts:
    16,189
    Location:
    Fresno, Cal.

    Muttley Member

    Dude...your kid is going to rule the neighborhood. :cool: :cool:
  11. LeadFooted
    Joined:
    Feb 24, 2006
    Posts:
    158
    Location:
    Sin-tral Valley California

    LeadFooted Member

    For all your wagon parts.
    www.uchimurawagons.com
    These guys are always at the Good Guys selling parts & accessories for the radio flyers. :)
    David
  12. The Caretaker
    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2005
    Posts:
    63
    Location:
    San Clemente, CA

    The Caretaker Member

    Who needs pedals..just sit at the end of the driveway, cowboy boots on, cap gun in one hand and a root beer in the other. Chicks will dig it.
  13. 41 Dave
    Joined:
    May 23, 2005
    Posts:
    2,600
    Location:
    Adelanto, Ca

    41 Dave Member

    Nashman, Your Little Guy is going to be the envy of all the kids in the neighborhood ! That will be one mean machine !

    41 Dave
  14. Sprout
    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2001
    Posts:
    539
    Location:
    Kustom City, KS

    Sprout Member

    To kool Nashman. Anybody with any more pictures?
  15. attitudor
    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2004
    Posts:
    2,948
    Location:
    Finland

    attitudor Member

    Here's my pedal car, made in Soviet Union 25+ years ago and gone through demolition derby by evil kids... Waiting for some kustom treatment...

    [​IMG]
  16. Benzine440
    Joined:
    Aug 30, 2004
    Posts:
    3,248
    Location:
    San Francisco

    Benzine440 Member

    I did that but the police insisted that I put on some pants.
  17. Stone
    Joined:
    Nov 24, 2003
    Posts:
    2,281
    Location:
    Smithfield,NC

    Stone Member

    nice wagons. I dig the pedal cars also.
  18. Tiki God
    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2006
    Posts:
    150
    Location:
    the Netherlands

    Tiki God Member

    I know this is an older post, but i just wanted to post my Radio Flyer wagons.
    I think I am the onley one in the Netherlands how ownes customized wagons.
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
  19. shop rag
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2006
    Posts:
    140
    Location:
    San Jose-Morgan Hill

    shop rag Member

    Any more pics of the front and and steering on your dropped wagon? It looks nice.
  20. KoppaK
    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2004
    Posts:
    1,526
    Location:
    Shitsville,UK

    KoppaK Member

    A friend of mine built this one

    [​IMG]
  21. Tiki God
    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2006
    Posts:
    150
    Location:
    the Netherlands

    Tiki God Member

    I will make some pics tomorrow
  22. xtralow
    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2004
    Posts:
    1,169
    Location:
    California South

    xtralow Member

    That is one bad Wagon! your kid must be stoked!
  23. safariknut
    Joined:
    Nov 25, 2001
    Posts:
    5,051
    Location:
    902 River Acres Drive Tecumseh MI 49286

    safariknut Member

    Here's a couple pics of one that my wife bought at Camp Courageous auction a few years ago.Kind of hard to see but the fenders,running boards,and gas tank are all metal welded to the body.It has a full perimeter frame and steering although the steering needs a bit of work.Color is Candy Tangerine with gold flames.I talked to the guy who built it and he said he had about 80 hours into it and I can believe him. The work is great.

    Attached Files:

  24. hiboy
    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2006
    Posts:
    1,038
    Location:
    3 miles form the center of arkansas

    hiboy Member

    Here is what my grand kids cruse the hood in

    Attached Files:

  25. scottybaccus
    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2006
    Posts:
    4,132
    Location:
    Hutto, Texas

    scottybaccus Member

    there's a radio flyer wagon down the street that was grafted to the front half of a tricycle, roadster pickup style. It's great! I'd steal it if they wouldn't see me riding it... :(
  26. Chaz
    Joined:
    Feb 24, 2004
    Posts:
    3,912
    Location:
    corner of time and space, Missoula, MT

    Chaz Member

    Heres a couple kiddie haulers from my collection..... The wagon decals and parts are available from speedway motors (their pedal car catalog)

    Attached Files:

  27. Tinbender
    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2001
    Posts:
    3,758
    Location:
    Corner of Sodom & Gomorrah Spokane WA.

    Tinbender Member

    I left the patina on mine:D

    Attached Files:

  28. Tiki God
    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2006
    Posts:
    150
    Location:
    the Netherlands

    Tiki God Member

    here are the pics of the sterring, i also changed the towhandle today because the chrome one was to heavy.

    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
  29. keeper
    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2006
    Posts:
    393
    Location:
    So Cal

    keeper
    ALLIANCE MEMBER

    I made this for my son, I am afraid he is still a bit too young to appreciate it. I hope he likes it when he gets a bit older.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
  30. restorit
    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2003
    Posts:
    776
    Location:
    Otley, IA USA

    restorit Member

    Here you go. This probably what your son really wants. Tom - restorit

    Attached Files:

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page

Register now to get rid of these ads!

Archive

Copyright © 1995-2013 The Jalopy Journal: Steal our stuff, we'll kick your teeth in. Terms of Service. Privacy Policy.

Atomic Industry
Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2014 XenForo Ltd.