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by frederick
Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:36 am
Forum: Type 1, 2 and 3
Topic: Rear Tyre Size
Replies: 10
Views: 160

Re: Rear Tyre Size

There’s a nifty online calculator here: https://tiresize.com/calculator/ that may help you find other options based on your swing arm width.
by frederick
Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Type 1, 2 and 3
Topic: Rear Tyre Size
Replies: 10
Views: 160

Re: Rear Tyre Size

not on the ground yet but here in the US for my T4 with the stock norge rim I found this made in Indonesia: 175/55 R17 Achilles (oddly inappropriate name) ATR-K Economist ... $57 plus ship https://www.tires-easy.com/175-55-17/achilles-tires/atr-k-economist/tirecode/MAN175517 achilles-atr-k-economist...
by frederick
Mon Dec 30, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Trifles for December 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 238

Re: Trifles for December 2019

nice job, from experience I know that newsletters are a lot of work. and thanks for publishing my silly cartoon. you mention looking for build photos for future issues, you're welcome to any of mine in my facebook T4 build folder here: https://tinyurl.com/wrpk8l9 (anybody wants in just send a friend...
by frederick
Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: British standard or Whitworth
Replies: 0
Views: 155

British standard or Whitworth

could even be metric...a mystery.

seasons greetings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1SE0t2cS65A
by frederick
Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Type 4
Topic: Triking CG/balance point for custom trailer
Replies: 4
Views: 386

Re: Triking CG/balance point for custom trailer

Turns out my guesstimate was close...here is a revised sketch: KENDON T4.jpg Note I'm adapting an early rectangular tube fold-up model, later fold-up versions are round tube and expanded steel mesh deck: https://www.kendonusa.com/ so your mileage may very. Kendon's specs list the 2-rail trailer's to...
by frederick
Sun Dec 22, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Type 4
Topic: Triking CG/balance point for custom trailer
Replies: 4
Views: 386

Re: Triking CG/balance point for custom trailer

Perfect, thank you.

There should be a statue of you somewhere...every rocky part of my build you’ve smoothed for me. :-)
by frederick
Fri Dec 20, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Type 4
Topic: Triking CG/balance point for custom trailer
Replies: 4
Views: 386

Triking CG/balance point for custom trailer

Not exactly custom, rather considering modifying a Kendon 2-rail fold-up. KENDON TRIKE.jpg But where to position the cradles for the front wheels depends on getting the trike's CG over the centerline of the axle Has anybody calculated the front/back balance point of a finished T4? I thought there wa...
by frederick
Sun Dec 08, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: Triking register
Topic: Owner map
Replies: 1
Views: 144

Re: Owner map

Never mind...it _does_ work if you “open in a new window”
by frederick
Sun Dec 08, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: Triking register
Topic: Owner map
Replies: 1
Views: 144

Owner map

The link doesn’t seem to be working

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mi ... 999977&z=2
by frederick
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: Type 4
Topic: DOT 3 or 4
Replies: 1
Views: 648

DOT 3 or 4

My clutch m/c reservoir (from 08 donor) is stamped DOT 4 as is the brake and clutch reservoir caps as specc’d (4 or 5.1) in the guzzi manual. So my front calipers have known DOT4 all their life. However the T4 kit m/c caps are stamped DOT 3. Since I know not to switch unless components are pristine,...