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Posted by: Jim ()
Date: May 27, 2011 12:36AM

Blast from the pass.

This is my 140 HP Automatic 500 lb's trick from the 70's. Custom VDO dash with cruz control, three wheel disc brakes, Porsche Rack and adjustable Koni Shocks.

I drove this Rocket Ship for 2 care free years and these pictures were of the final design before painting, couldn't fine a side shot of the 14" tri spoke mags.

This was very fast all day long.

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Re: Corvair trike
Posted by: 52bagman ()
Date: May 27, 2011 04:22AM

That is exactly what I am planning to do with a 68 95 pg powerpac I have. Have been scouting for lightweight a arms and spindles to get the front end to work right. Is there anymore details to go with pics?

Sam C. Saunders,Pt. Pleasant WV
68 500 cp 95 pg ash gold
66 Monza cp 110 4spd black
68 500 cp 95 3spd blue "DAIRY QUEEN CAR"

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Re: Corvair trike
Posted by: bubba ()
Date: May 27, 2011 08:18AM

yeah, be very afraid of that fan belt tween you legs at hiway speeds. that sucker breaks and its gunna hurt. lol just thinkin.

bubba, chester ca.

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Posted by: reidmier ()
Date: May 27, 2011 08:21AM

Very Cool! thumbs up

Reid M.
HACOA, Vegas Vairs
Washington, UT
65 Monza 110 PG

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Re: Corvair trike
Posted by: Jim ()
Date: May 27, 2011 08:53AM

One more of the locking column and cruzzzz.

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Re: Corvair trike
Posted by: MrChips ()
Date: May 27, 2011 08:58AM

More Ovaltine, please....


Where Santiago and Live Oak Canyon intersect in Orange County, Ca

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Re: Corvair trike
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: May 27, 2011 08:59AM

You should've kept that one!!





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Re: Corvair trike
Posted by: Ray W ()
Date: May 27, 2011 01:41PM

Awsome!! Nice work! How was the ride/handling?

Ray W

Minneapolis

66 500 Coupe 95/4spd

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Re: Corvair trike
Posted by: OttawaCorvairGuy ()
Date: May 27, 2011 01:51PM

I must say It was a cool idea.

Do you have any pictures of it finished.

It has no: carbs, belt, spark plugs, exhaust - logs or otherwise.

I love to see a finished pictures.


Thanks, Tony

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Re: Corvair trike
Posted by: Jim ()
Date: May 27, 2011 05:57PM

Done.

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Re: Corvair trike
Posted by: Bob ()
Date: May 27, 2011 06:42PM

Reverse rotation?

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Re: Corvair trike
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: May 27, 2011 06:49PM

Bob Wrote:
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> Reverse rotation?
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Nope!! Engine is in normal orientation....


iirc... Jim used Honda car front suspension





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Re: Corvair trike
Posted by: Jim ()
Date: May 28, 2011 11:31AM

Fiber Glass skin.

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Re: Corvair trike
Posted by: stitch ()
Date: May 28, 2011 12:32PM

Looks like the Rafman on the back seat!

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Re: Corvair trike
Posted by: Jim ()
Date: May 28, 2011 01:40PM

good call.

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