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Search: Posts Made By: SwiftyDS
Forum: General Build Chat 5th August 2020, 07:03
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks Richard - sorry but I’ve already agreed...

Thanks Richard - sorry but I’ve already agreed with Gary at Formosa to fabricate me a stand-alone shorter headrest fairing based on the 120GR mould.
Forum: General Build Chat 31st July 2020, 14:28
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks - mailed Gary earlier and he’s already...

Thanks - mailed Gary earlier and he’s already come back to me with some options.

The Formosa fairing is too long so Gary is measuring what the height would be for the head part if he lays it up...
Forum: General Build Chat 31st July 2020, 12:10
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By SwiftyDS
No Kon - but will drop Chris an email now - thanks

No Kon - but will drop Chris an email now - thanks
Forum: General Build Chat 31st July 2020, 09:23
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By SwiftyDS
GRP Headrest Fairing

Iím trying to find something of similar dimensions to this in GRP for my velomobile project.

https://i.ibb.co/09BcH53/159-C7291-C12-F-4354-A89-C-34-B08-B0-F5-E1-B.jpg

Rough dimensions are 700mm...
Forum: General Build Chat 8th July 2020, 09:54
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By SwiftyDS
I built one of the early RH Engineering folded...

I built one of the early RH Engineering folded stainless steel monocoque kits about 25 years ago - based on a triumph Dolomite for suspension and engine. Have to say it wasnít the most rigid of...
Forum: General Build Chat 7th July 2020, 18:43
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks for all the input and feedback folks....

Thanks for all the input and feedback folks. Decided this afternoon to go for the Alleweder A2 that was up on eBay.

https://i.ibb.co/T19Xq3g/E568-A47-D-E674-43-EA-9-F0-C-FAAD25-AB3-FD4.jpg

Itís...
Forum: General Build Chat 7th July 2020, 06:58
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks - Iíd not come across the AeroCoupe kit...

Thanks - Iíd not come across the AeroCoupe kit before. Looks like it could be a good start point. Will see what the plan set looks like.

I had seen the Morgan before when looking at CycleKarts for...
Forum: General Build Chat 7th July 2020, 06:55
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks - yes I looked at miromax a little while...

Thanks - yes I looked at miromax a little while back when I was helping a 3D printing company who have been working on a carbon re-inforced 3D printed chassis and were looking at electric rickshaw...
Forum: General Build Chat 5th July 2020, 10:20
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks Lucky - I also found something earlier...

Thanks Lucky - I also found something earlier today similar to the cedar wood canoe where someone had built a pretty convincing velomobile shell with compound curves using thin aircraft ply.

I...
Forum: General Build Chat 3rd July 2020, 16:23
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks Paul L - exactly what I was looking for - ...

Thanks Paul L - exactly what I was looking for - both ideas on building a buck and alternatives.
Forum: General Build Chat 3rd July 2020, 11:50
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By SwiftyDS
I’ve looked at a C5 and actually restored one a...

I’ve looked at a C5 and actually restored one a couple of years ago. Not that stable with the single wheel at the front.

I know what you mean about viability of these - what I have seen though...
Forum: General Build Chat 3rd July 2020, 10:19
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By SwiftyDS
Velomobile

Anyone familiar with these or experience with building a body for one?

https://i.ibb.co/MG8d58p/3290349-C-4-C15-4-F43-84-BF-B326-EAC3-FA1-C.jpg

I know this is a bit of a departure from the...
Forum: General Build Chat 3rd July 2020, 09:14
Replies: 23
Views: 686
Posted By SwiftyDS
DarkSide trike .... had quite a bit of press...

DarkSide trike .... had quite a bit of press recently....

https://www.drksd.info/
Forum: General Build Chat 22nd June 2020, 14:16
Replies: 23
Views: 686
Posted By SwiftyDS
Yes - seems a printout from a weighbridge is ok...

Yes - seems a printout from a weighbridge is ok for that from what I can see.

It was a Yamasaki YM50 I converted - cheap R3 clones from China that are imported into the U.K. by CheapBikesRUs. Then...
Forum: General Build Chat 22nd June 2020, 13:03
Replies: 23
Views: 686
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks Bladerunner - will take a look

Thanks Bladerunner - will take a look
Forum: General Build Chat 22nd June 2020, 05:30
Replies: 23
Views: 686
Posted By SwiftyDS
Ah ok - yes I did. It’s on Endless Sphere.... ...

Ah ok - yes I did. It’s on Endless Sphere....

https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=105463&p=1557694#p1542675
Forum: General Build Chat 21st June 2020, 11:58
Replies: 23
Views: 686
Posted By SwiftyDS
On the trike / MSVA point Iíve got a bit more...

On the trike / MSVA point Iíve got a bit more info now - looks like if you have a traditional trike frame that bolts into a motorcycle frame and has a motorcycle derived steering then it can be...
Forum: General Build Chat 21st June 2020, 10:58
Replies: 23
Views: 686
Posted By SwiftyDS
The DVLA can, and often do, require an...

The DVLA can, and often do, require an independent check/assessment by a qualified motor/electrical engineer. I actually welcome that, and agree completely about the risks here compared to IC.
...
Forum: General Build Chat 21st June 2020, 09:27
Replies: 23
Views: 686
Posted By SwiftyDS
The regs do seem to be more open than with 3/4...

The regs do seem to be more open than with 3/4 wheeled vehicles.

Having just completed the electric conversion it looks like the DVLA/VOSA are tightening up on major mods to the frame, swingarm...
Forum: General Build Chat 21st June 2020, 06:36
Replies: 23
Views: 686
Posted By SwiftyDS
Yes, posted on a couple of other forums. ...

Yes, posted on a couple of other forums.

Got a couple of what I’d say were not too helpful responses along the lines of ‘you can do whatever you want and don’t worry about the consequences’!
...
Forum: General Build Chat 18th June 2020, 08:15
Replies: 23
Views: 686
Posted By SwiftyDS
Many thanks Paul - will let you know what I can...

Many thanks Paul - will let you know what I can find out.
Forum: General Build Chat 17th June 2020, 14:57
Replies: 23
Views: 686
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks for replying - yes I want this all proper....

Thanks for replying - yes I want this all proper. I’m fine putting it through MSVA, not intending to just plate it up from the donor bike.

Was really just checking if anyone was aware of recent...
Forum: General Build Chat 14th June 2020, 18:07
Replies: 23
Views: 686
Posted By SwiftyDS
Thanks - to be honest that’s what I thought as...

Thanks - to be honest that’s what I thought as well - otherwise you could go ‘bolting’ bits of cars together and apply the same rules (not that anyone would do that anyway).

But .... several...
Forum: General Build Chat 14th June 2020, 13:23
Replies: 23
Views: 686
Posted By SwiftyDS
Reverse Trike MSVA Question

Hi

Starting to look at building a single seater reverse trike, and fancy the challenge of fabricating the frame myself. The design is based on a front frame that the entire motorbike frame bolts...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 5th May 2020, 16:30
Replies: 411
Views: 62,289
Posted By SwiftyDS
Definitely is Wozzy. Just about finished now...

Definitely is Wozzy. Just about finished now ......

https://i.ibb.co/19qTT5w/7-E6-B193-B-FC0-E-4-BDC-8466-F997-FB64-C6-E5.jpg (https://ibb.co/WcyffwY)

Need to get it out on the road to tune the...
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