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My Amphibious peg perego rzr800

Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:12 am
by Quinc
She did pretty well in the water. Thinking about taking it apart and sealing all of the holes so it doesn't fill up. Anyone try something like this before?

Re: My Amphibious peg perego rzr800

Posted: Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:21 am
by Quinc
Went for a second round and one of the motors died. :( Thinking it is time to upgrade to one of these on each of the rear wheels.

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Re: My Amphibious peg perego rzr800

Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:46 pm
by CJB
I'm no expert in the subject but I think Amphibious vehicles are supposed to float and keep operators and passengers dry. Regardless, it looks like the kids had fun! I'm looking forward to your next steps.

Re: My Amphibious peg perego rzr800

Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:54 pm
by Quinc
The front floats! :lol: I might seal it all off and add a bilge pump. But it is spring time and kids do not might cold water. :mrgreen:

Re: My Amphibious peg perego rzr800

Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:09 am
by Quinc
Got an email back from Peg Perego R&D and looks like the rzr800 was originally designed for scooter motors. Trying to find more info on which specific motor and if they used gear boxes or not.

Re: My Amphibious peg perego rzr800

Posted: Tue May 07, 2019 1:25 pm
by Quinc
I tried this one on the beach and as soon as it hits soft sand it trips the relays. So you would need to modify it with something like the gear reduction motor I posted a few posts above.

It sort of floats and goes as the back wheels bounce off the ground and push it forward. But I wouldn't trust it in more then 24" of water.

Re: My Amphibious peg perego rzr800

Posted: Wed May 08, 2019 2:44 am
by Kilo_SSK
Okay, great, thanks for your answer!