Timeline

ATV Timeline
1: Order steel for front and rear frame Complete
2: Cut steel for front and rear frame Complete
3: Assemble and weld steel for front and rear frame Complete
4: Send CAD files for laser cutting for articulated steering components. Complete
5: Laser cutting for articulated steering components Complete
6: Assemble and weld articulated steering components Complete
7: Order bearings for articulated steering and assemble. Complete
8: Lathe and thread articulated steering pivot pin Complete
9: Spec and order hydraulic motors for drive wheels. Complete
10: Spec and order rims and wheels and have mounted. Complete
11: Order steel for front and rear suspension Complete
12: Cut and assemble and weld front suspension components Complete
13: Order Polyethylene (UHMW) Plastic for custom bushings Complete
14: Lathe Polyethylene (UHMW) Plastic for front and rear suspension bushings and thrust bushings. Complete
15: Lathe front suspension shaft and thread ends. Complete
16: Lathe front and rear suspension End Caps Complete
17: Send CAD file for fold up ramp to Ross Machine for fabrication. Complete
18: Slight modifications are required on the ramp to make fit properly. Complete
19: Assemble Wheels on front and rear suspension for proper fit. Complete
20: Order Steel for front suspension guides. Complete
21: Order Polyethylene (UHMW) Plastic for front suspension guides. Complete
22: Cut and assemble Steel and Polyethylene (UHMW) Plastic for front suspension guides. Complete
23: Order materials for upper shock bracket on front suspension Complete
24: Send front frame to Ross machine shop to have aluminum floor and sides installed. Complete
25: Cut and weld upper shock brackets for front suspension Complete
26: Cut and assemble and weld rear suspension components. Complete
27: Order Polyethylene (UHMW) Plastic for Articulated Steering Bushings. Complete
28: Send (UHMW) Plastic for Articulated Steering Bushings to Ross machine shop for fabrication. Complete
29: Mount and weld front suspension slide track to frame. Complete
30: Weld front suspension guide Finn on. Complete
31: Cut vertical frame supports for upper shock brackets on the frame. Complete
32: Add vertical frame supports for upper shock brackets on the frame. Complete
33: Order Ride tech air suspension shocks for front suspension and lowering system. Complete
34: Resize ramp to fit frame better. Complete
35: Design and machine hinges for fold up ramp. Complete
36: Order external snap rings for upper suspension pin. (.588 ID) Complete
37: Machine custom upper suspension spacers for shocks. Complete
38: Tweak right front suspension slide track for smoother operation. Complete
39: Tweak inner frame for aluminum insert to fit better. Complete
40: Floor support brackets to be cut and welded in. Complete
41: Get articulated steering cylinder brackets fabricated. Complete
42: Get final specs for hydraulic system. Complete
43: Send machine to Ross to fabricate fuel tank and oil reservoir. Complete
44: Fabricate rollover protection bar, and welded onto the machine. Complete
45: Order and pick up hydraulic components for mockup. Complete
46: Design and fabricate steering sensor. Complete
47: Mount tanks and install brackets. Complete
48: Finish designing throttle actuator linkage. Incomplete
49: Design ramp sensor brackets. Incomplete
50: Design Control box for joystick and LCD screen. Incomplete
51: Have joystick control box 3D printed. Incomplete
52: Send machine into finish rollbar protection fabrication. Incomplete
53: Mount fuel filler on fuel tank. Incomplete
54: Fabricate articulated steering seal for shaft front Incomplete
55: Tweak pneumatic cylinders spring return on ramp for smoother lowering. Incomplete
56: Lathe front suspension shaft in the center to reduce diameter for easier install. Incomplete
57: Send machine to Ross to fabricate fenders. Incomplete
Updated: October 25 2017