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Old 09-19-2014, 03:47 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by oil pan 4 View Post
This is why you don't want the one wheel up front design:
The Reliant Robin is a poorly designed one-wheel-in-front 3-wheeler since its front mounted engine puts way too much weight over the front wheel. The Bob Keyes designed Vigilante and Trivette one-wheel-in-front 3-wheelers are rear engined and so are much more stable and will slide well before reaching their tip over limit. The Trivette can pull 0.77g on the skid pad and has a theoretical tip-over limit of 1.28g. The 700 hp V-8 powered Vigilante pulls 1 g on the skid pad and has a theoretical tip-over limit of 3.27g.
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