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Old 08-27-2009, 10:58 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Bicycle Bob View Post
I built the inner fenders of my trike that way, partly to recover the space needed for full-lock clearance of regular inner fenders. Adding some support from the outside of the hub was helpful, so FWD is more challenging. I used fiberglass, with a seam at the largest diameter for wheel access, and integral ribs in the inner section. I think they would work OK even with slots for MacPherson struts, etc.
Additional support for a fairing may be obtained from using the bearing and mount from wheel spinner caps. Exploded view here:

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