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by frederick
Tue May 26, 2020 12:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Car cover
Replies: 5
Views: 237

Re: Car cover

Please! I can formalize them (and any construction tips) into a scale drawing pdf for any one interested.
by frederick
Sun May 24, 2020 5:07 am
Forum: Type 1, 2 and 3
Topic: Build tread (kind of)
Replies: 18
Views: 1218

Re: Build tread (kind of)

For footwell battery access I made a fixed “frame” and removable panel to keep the breeze out...Velcro holds it in place. Material is .25” pvc sign board.
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by frederick
Mon May 18, 2020 3:37 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Car cover
Replies: 5
Views: 237

Car cover

Anyone have a dimensioned pattern or template for a Triking car cover?
Of course an old flannel sheet will work just fine but can’t hurt to ask.
by frederick
Fri May 08, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New build
Replies: 2
Views: 420

Re: New build

you're in luck ...Triking has a distributer in the US:
Johann Keyser — veloce@nc.rr.com
www.motomotivo.com
www.trikingsportscarsusa.com
by frederick
Tue Apr 28, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Type 1, 2 and 3
Topic: Build tread (kind of)
Replies: 18
Views: 1218

Re: Build tread (kind of)

Welcome. what other parts came with your donor motor? I started with an '08 Norge 1200 donor and used the recommended K&N filters adopting the stock crank vent body...ugly but hidden under the nose. CRANKVENT.jpg I'm building a T4 which I believe is somewhat similar to yours. I'm about 3/4 done with...
by frederick
Wed Apr 08, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: Type 1, 2 and 3
Topic: Laying down harness
Replies: 6
Views: 507

Re: Laying down harness

Download the “free” app named imagesize (or image size) for the iPad
by frederick
Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:50 am
Forum: Type 1, 2 and 3
Topic: Laying down harness
Replies: 6
Views: 507

Re: Laying down harness

...so did I
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by frederick
Fri Mar 20, 2020 5:10 am
Forum: Type 4
Topic: Electrics - oh no!
Replies: 3
Views: 902

Re: Electrics - oh no!

If it’s not a blown bulb or bad ground somewhere, it may be a short.

One of the turn indicators in my T4 kit was grounding out inside the housing.
In the manufacturing of the bulb base, one of the wires got pinched and cut thru, exposing bare wire.

an easy fix but a nightmare to track down.
by frederick
Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: Type 4
Topic: driving tips
Replies: 3
Views: 660

driving tips

curious if there are any special tricks to driving these vehicles, esp how to enter, apex and exit a corner. Lots of Morgan 3W videos, interesting track comparison with a Caterham 7 here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bo5jGM5kSNE Seems to be very stable thru a corner but the 3W is quite a bit heav...
by frederick
Mon Mar 09, 2020 2:28 am
Forum: Type 4
Topic: Bonnet Fasteners
Replies: 10
Views: 1297

Re: Bonnet Fasteners

Slick! Solves where to put the “bonnet” when you take it off. How’s access to the motor’s fiddly bits?