Sidecar Project .....

The place to discuss projects and ask silly questions ....
User avatar
John
Posts: 231
Joined: Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:11 pm
Contact:

Re: Sidecar Project .....

Post by John » Sun Oct 22, 2023 5:47 pm

Was looking too meaty so I have reduced the width by 10cm ...... oh and I Nickel plated the suspension strut :rock
Got a better curve on the front bar
Sunday2a.JPG
Sunday2a.JPG (310.58 KiB) Viewed 7264 times
Sunday4a.JPG
Sunday4a.JPG (241.74 KiB) Viewed 7264 times

User avatar
John
Posts: 231
Joined: Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:11 pm
Contact:

Re: Sidecar Project .....

Post by John » Tue Oct 24, 2023 4:48 pm

Doesn't look like much when you see it like this lol

Last 2 days have been spent modifying :whistle
Suspension strut, original used a 5mm wall tube because the sliding thingy was a clamp.
Making a newer lighter version that just uses the locating bolts, tube size is now down to 2.5mm wall which is half the weight.
and ...... holes were 25mm apart, now closed up to 20mm's

Swing arm is now welded and brake anchor now in place.

not much.JPG
not much.JPG (339.7 KiB) Viewed 7197 times

User avatar
John
Posts: 231
Joined: Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:11 pm
Contact:

Re: Sidecar Project .....

Post by John » Sun Oct 29, 2023 6:12 pm

Redesigned the suspension strut ......

More adjustment, no longer clamps and looks a little less like it was welded together by a bloke in a shed :stoner

voila
new strut 2.JPG
new strut 2.JPG (190.63 KiB) Viewed 7082 times

User avatar
John
Posts: 231
Joined: Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:11 pm
Contact:

Re: Sidecar Project .....

Post by John » Sun Nov 12, 2023 8:36 pm

....... and .............. more shed time ....


front support 1.JPG
front support 1.JPG (241.35 KiB) Viewed 6972 times

front support 2.JPG
front support 2.JPG (248.46 KiB) Viewed 6972 times

User avatar
John
Posts: 231
Joined: Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:11 pm
Contact:

Re: Sidecar Project .....

Post by John » Sun Dec 03, 2023 6:26 pm

Had no idea how this was going to turn out when I started on it this morning :stoner

Fabricated the rear mount. Fully adjustable

rear mount 1.JPG
rear mount 1.JPG (317.49 KiB) Viewed 6582 times
rear mount 1.JPG
rear mount 1.JPG (317.49 KiB) Viewed 6582 times
rear mount 3.JPG
rear mount 3.JPG (154.61 KiB) Viewed 6570 times
rear mount 4.JPG
rear mount 4.JPG (135.76 KiB) Viewed 6570 times
Attachments
rear mount 2.JPG
rear mount 2.JPG (321.56 KiB) Viewed 6582 times

User avatar
John
Posts: 231
Joined: Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:11 pm
Contact:

Re: Sidecar Project .....

Post by John » Fri Dec 08, 2023 8:27 pm

Front Mount ................


Front mount.JPG
Front mount.JPG (331.05 KiB) Viewed 6324 times

User avatar
John
Posts: 231
Joined: Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:11 pm
Contact:

Re: Sidecar Project .....

Post by John » Tue Dec 12, 2023 7:16 pm

Spent almost as long thinking about how I was going to do this as I did making the bits.

This is for mounting the top rear strut ... I'm not a fan of the single point frame clamps, even though they do work quite well :whistle , instead I've gone for a double clamp idea ....... will be easier to explain once its mounted lol :fingers
rear clamps.JPG
rear clamps.JPG (300.7 KiB) Viewed 6276 times

User avatar
John
Posts: 231
Joined: Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:11 pm
Contact:

Re: Sidecar Project .....

Post by John » Sat Dec 16, 2023 3:52 pm

Top support fork .... one of four ...... or, today's machine shop porn :rock :rock

top support 2.JPG
top support 2.JPG (180.6 KiB) Viewed 6239 times

User avatar
John
Posts: 231
Joined: Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:11 pm
Contact:

Re: Sidecar Project .....

Post by John » Thu Dec 21, 2023 6:44 pm

The things you can do in the shed :linedance :linedance

Upper strut assy.JPG
Upper strut assy.JPG (110.34 KiB) Viewed 6051 times

User avatar
John
Posts: 231
Joined: Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:11 pm
Contact:

Re: Sidecar Project .....

Post by John » Fri Dec 22, 2023 6:40 pm

top strut 67.JPG
top strut 67.JPG (154.29 KiB) Viewed 5965 times

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

cron