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Old 09-02-2015, 02:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Geo Metro Harley 3-wheeler

Thought I'd share this thing I ran into on CL. Guy needs to finish it.

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Old 09-02-2015, 05:16 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That is super cool...

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Old 09-02-2015, 10:13 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 09-02-2015, 02:36 PM   #4 (permalink)
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That's an interesting project to say the least. I have been thinking about the viability of Harley-Davidson engine swaps into cars for a long time...
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This person is going to build them selves an eilo in 1/4 the time if that and for less money than the real thing.
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Old 09-02-2015, 02:55 PM   #6 (permalink)
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This person is going to build them selves an eilo in 1/4 the time if that and for less money than the real thing.
There are a few companies supplying V-Twin engines similar to the older Harley-Davidson ones. That would be so easy to find one suitable to the Elio.
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Old 09-03-2015, 03:00 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I don't get the part were they say needs a front suspension and subframe to make it work. Are the pictures of the car that is for sale or a different one?
There is an Dodge Stealth near me tagged to be towed for abandonment. Makes me want to buy that at the auction and try something similar.
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That's cool. The big twin should be able to drag that around with no trouble.

Too bad about making it into a single-seater. But that brings it around to something along the lines of a Corbin Merlin.


I've thought about something kind of like this using a big Briggs twin, or the Kohler liquid-cooled twin diesel.
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Here's a Motoguzzi V-twin on a VW transaxle.

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Old 09-04-2015, 01:26 AM   #10 (permalink)
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I wonder about that new Honda parallel 1000cc twin in the African Twin.
Maximum power: 70 kW (93.9hp) @ 7500 rpm
Maximum torque: 98 N.m (72.3 lb-ft.) @ 6000 rpm
The whole motorcycle is just over 500 pounds, probably a light motor. I think just keeping it single RWD and mounting the motor behind the seat and cabin would be the way to go.
Something like this

I see we already have a similar thread on this
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...s-23029-6.html

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