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Old 04-15-2011, 12:30 PM   #71 (permalink)
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With some measurement and eyeballing, and a six pack or two, I'm fairly certain that the twinstar chaos is just too damn small. However, I have an alternate plan that will probably take longer...

I have a yamaha xs1100 parts bike with a good frame, swinger, wheel, and shaft drive... So now I'm looking for a totaled very small car, either fwd or rwd, doesn't matter, with a good front end. That kinds puts metros out of sight. Maybe a really rusty civic... Or an old bug front end.

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Old 04-15-2011, 04:05 PM   #72 (permalink)
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What about a Festiva/Aspire?
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Old 04-15-2011, 04:08 PM   #73 (permalink)
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Where you going with this Christ? is it still a mcycle? a trike?
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Old 04-15-2011, 04:37 PM   #74 (permalink)
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Dave, I'm really not sure. The above thought was reverse trike, but mc is still nagging me, as well. Disappointed on top of all because I made it to the glen too latetoday... Really not my day...
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Old 04-15-2011, 04:41 PM   #75 (permalink)
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I LIKE the reverse trike idea, but not @ 10hp
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Generally, I was thinking that a reverse trike could weigh nearly the same, but have a much lower cd.

Help out with something? I have a belt driven 33lb/hr pump... Thinking about adding it to the motor, but not sure how to determine if it will move enough air to be worthwhile.
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no clue, need to know psi too and pump efficiency.

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Lol it's a smog pump from a ford 302.that's all I know about it.
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Depends. If you consider CO2 a pollutant, diesel always decreases it. If we're talking particulates and NOx, that's an issue, but if you use very little diesel, it becomes a very small issue. And even smaller when you start going into water and urea injection.

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