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Why won’t my Custom wagon and/or stroller steer where I want it to? ie. What is Steering Ackerman?

This is a question I have had many times. It usually comes in the form of a question about a problem with a custom Radio Flyer Wagon someone has built. and it goes like this…. “My wheels turn to far … Continue reading

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1/4 scale bodies for your next stroller build? Check out this Stadium truck to find out.

Hey all, My last update covered 1/4 scale R/C Bodies being used as a shell for your next stroller project. We looked at Brad’s killer 911 Porsche Cabrio he built for his son. Just like a real car guy, Brad’s … Continue reading

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Acquisition therapy or how buying new tools can make you happy!

Hey all, I know it has been a while since the last posting. But I have finally wrapped my head around how to find more time to write more. That said I haven’t stopped working on wagons and/or filling the … Continue reading

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Navarro Pedal Car built for the Petersen Automotive Museum

Mike Herman at H&H flat heads in California built this sweet pedal car for the Petersen museum last year. The money raised at auction for this creation was $4,025.00.   They decided to build the 1932 into a Navarro Lakester … Continue reading

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Custom axles for your Radio flyer wagon

Hey all, I had the first wagon I made apart the other day and thought I would get a few photos of the parts that make it happen. The axles are pretty basic and their parts are available from Home … Continue reading

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Peterson Museum “Deuce Week”

They’re modifying pedal cars again for charity. This time for under privileged children. The idea is to set up a fund to help kids come to the Petersen automotive museum and help develop future gear heads. Starting with the stock … Continue reading

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About

My name is Chad Erickson. I own South Central Imports/SCI Performance in Minneapolis,Mn. South Central Imports/SCI has been a VW/Audi repair shop since it opened its doors in 1976. I purchased the shop in 1996 after working at a local … Continue reading

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