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Old 10-27-2009, 07:48 AM
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good job Fred

Fred, great pics. those are some good lookig mounts. excellant summary on sidecar handling. the track on my 78 xs11/hitchhiker rig is 49 1/2 in.
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Old 10-27-2009, 09:53 AM
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Oops!

I guess Mr Stupid should not have rearranged his photobucket site, eh?
I will try reinserting them all here:-


















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Old 10-27-2009, 08:26 PM
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Hi Fred,
While I have no intention of getting a side car I have enjoyed your series of posts and pics. You have obviously had a lot of pleasure designing and building yours. Having just XS on the licence plate is cool too.
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Old 10-27-2009, 08:52 PM
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Fred - What're the things that look like a parking brake handle and foot pedal mounted to the bike-side of the black box in the center of the space between the bike and the sidecar? Right along the 10 o'clock position in this picture:

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Old 10-28-2009, 11:42 AM
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Fred - What're the things that look like a parking brake handle and foot pedal mounted to the bike-side of the black box in the center of the space between the bike and the sidecar? - - -
Hi 'Bug,
they are exactly that.
The sidecar's wheel & hub were salvaged from the back of an early Honda Civic.
The backwards-mounted XS650 pedal and m/c works the s/c's ex-Honda drum brake.
The salvaged Toyota parking brake handle & cable works the mechanical parking brake mechanism in the Honda hydraulic drum brake.
The black box is a Canadian Tire marine battery cover that keeps the rain (and dropped wrenches) off the 550CCA car battery that'll take you 100 miles after your alternator dies and a fair distance further if you unplug the headlight.
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Old 10-29-2009, 09:25 AM
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Fantastic engineering in those rigs.
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Old 10-29-2009, 11:26 AM
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Fantastic engineering in those rigs.
Hi Saddo,
well, I had fun with it, anyhow.
Which way are you going with your trike project?
Easiest route would be a foretrike, XS11 with the forks off, front running gear off a Hillman Imp and two lengths of RHS aught to do it.
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Old 10-30-2009, 07:03 PM
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Trike

Fred,

I'm using both centre hub steering and rear axle off a Reliant Robin three wheeler. The axle will be live using five links and a pair of coil-overs.

I've got all the components, just need to glue them together now!

I'll put pics on my website as it gets going.
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