Gears In the Middle

I wanted to try out some different tires, and running the gears down the middle seemed to be the only way to achieve this.

Bottom View

Here you can clearly see the wider tires, and the geartrain running down the middle. Bigger...

Bottom Back View

A view from the bottom back. You can see how the gears tie in with the motors. Bigger...

Bottom View

Bottom View with the Tires removed. Bigger...

Bare Frame

Here we can see the basic frame. Bigger...

Front Frame

Basic frame from the front. Bigger...

Split

Split down the middle. Bigger...

Top View

Top view. Bigger...

Assembled

Here's the fully assembled version. Bigger...

This version performed much better than the traditional version, due to better traction of the tires. However, having the gears running down the middle takes away much of the structural strength.

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