Complete construction plans for the Trax III.
Full roll cage junior off roader
Go-kart bellcrank type steering
Simple to build with solid performance
Power via 9-14hp Industrial Motor
These plans are in a digital (PDF) file available for immediate download.
The Trax III
Takes a pounding...
Built to take a pounding & comes back wanting more, this all new mid size off-roader has adjustable steering & seat, hydraulic disc brake, ATV wheels, full roll cage & auto drive.
Full roll cage...
The junior off-roader with the built in protection of a full roll cage structure and four point harness for protection.
Multiple motor choices...
Power comes from a 5-7.5hp industrial motor and auto torque converter for great reliability that suits any driver.
Adult or child? No problem...
The Trax III has an adjustable seat and steering height so either a child or an adult will feel comfortable blasting along offroad tracks.
Simple with performance & toughness...
The Trax III features big 20" rear tyres for maximum traction and a soft ride.
A great project in metalwork...
A great project for the family or school metalwork class, simple but tough, and above all reliable. Strength and performance are the key to all of The Edge Products’ designs and the Trax III makes the grade.
Easy & Comprehensive Plans
The Trax III plan set consists of over 66 pages of detailed CAD drawings. They can be purchased in a printed book or in digital form ready for immediate download (and at a discounted price).
Designed with the home builder in mind & easy to read the Trax III plans break every component down into it's individual pieces along with steel cutting lists on each drawing. The plans feature parts lists, nuts & bolts lists, material lists & every part that need to be made including chassis, axles, steering, bushes, pedals, seat frame, engine set up, rollbars.
Check out some of our customer Trax builds
Box section chassis and full tubular rollcage structure
Go-kart bellcrank type, adjustable height
5-7.5hp Industrial Motor, horizontal 3/4" crankshaft
Auto Belt Drive Torque Converter, then chain drive to solid rear axle
No suspension, relies on 20" 2 ply ATV tyres
Single rear hydraulic disc brake and caliper, either motorcycle or Edge Products brake system
Front - 20x7x8" tyres on 8x7" steel rims
Rear - 20x11x8" tyres on 8x8.5" steel rims
(ATV tyres & rims are a popular choice)
0-50kph in 6 seconds
What does it cost to build?
Buying the raw materials, fabricating and welding the Trax III parts yourself to the plans will cost approximately $1,750 to $2,250 Australian dollars minus motor depending on how much of the componentry you produce yourself.
Suitable Engine Types
The Trax III is best suited to 5-7.5hp industrial motors.
Industrial motors offer fantastic reliability, coupled with the convenience of an automatic transmission (torque converter).