The Alliance counterpart is called the Mekgineer's Chopper. Either one fulfills the achievement .
Activating the Sidecar
To activate the Mechano-hog's sidecar and carry a passenger, simply invite them to a group. The player's pointer will then turn to a green mounting arrow when they mouse over the Mechano-hog, allowing them to jump on while the sidecar deploys itself automatically.
This item can be crafted using Engineering (450).
Taught by , which can be purchased from the Horde Expedition quartermasters and at Exalted reputation for for 320.
A complete breakdown of all components needed:
- Note that it may take less or more cobalt ore to make the bolts (1-3 per 2 ores).
- The components that can't be made, or skinned, can be purchased from at K3 in Storm Peaks for total cost of 12500 and are available for sale only to engineers able to craft this item. There are some reports that skilled engineers can obtain parts sold by Roxi Ramrocket from mechanical corpses from Ulduar, such as Flame Leviathan
- The license plate is "PWN".
Patch 3.1.0 (14-Apr-2009): This mount is no longer considered a vehicle.
Now fully a mount, with fall damage, instant mount/dismount, and swimming ability.