Sidecar Project .....

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Sidecar Project .....

Post by John » Wed Aug 30, 2023 9:10 pm

Well ...... for the few that could be interested, here's a wee thread about my Sidecar project.

Yes ..... I could just buy one, Watsonian do a pretty good job, but .... I just wanted something that uses modern engineering, and more importantly allows me to take the sidecar off and put it back on again without all the setting up hassle, and as extra, I want one that can be taken off the left side and fitted straight onto the right side.

first pics .............
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Re: Sidecar Project .....

Post by John » Sun Sep 03, 2023 8:55 pm

Begining to look serious lol
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Post by John » Sun Sep 03, 2023 8:56 pm

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Re: Sidecar Project .....

Post by John » Fri Sep 08, 2023 11:47 am

Made up a wee wheel cover this morning :aa


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Re: Sidecar Project .....

Post by John » Fri Sep 22, 2023 8:00 pm

Swing arm bearing assembly completed, rear brake set up completed, suspension mount completed.
Next we job is the top suspension mount ....
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Re: Sidecar Project .....

Post by John » Sat Sep 23, 2023 5:58 pm

Suspension mount pretty much done ......

Will do all the welding once the parts are finished

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Re: Sidecar Project .....

Post by John » Sat Oct 07, 2023 6:33 pm

coming together .........

Width is not correct, just using 2 spacers I had on the bench
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Re: Sidecar Project .....

Post by John » Mon Oct 09, 2023 7:06 pm

Time to glue it all together lol
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Re: Sidecar Project .....

Post by John » Tue Oct 10, 2023 7:19 pm

Decided to redesign the suspension strut -



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Re: Sidecar Project .....

Post by John » Wed Oct 18, 2023 6:43 pm

Getting there :jumprope


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