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Old 04-17-2012, 07:52 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by ballo View Post
Did a bit of searching because I'm too curious to wait - two photos of a model is all I've found so far. Having the right name helps a little
As I'm a lurker hopefully someone can parse the links to make it easier for others

Matt Van Leeuwen "Sylph"

From page 6 [1982]
I love the shape. Looks like it would work great for a motorcycle based approach with tandem seating.One would have to handle the canopy size and rear visibility issues very carefully. Too much greenhouse and you get a sauna. The cg issue would need careful attention. A motocycle engine is fairly low, but passengers would be a cg challenge, maybe one high and one low?

I think I know how to do the front suspension. Ever heard of the Morgan sliding pillar?
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