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Old 12-20-2010, 06:02 PM   #41 (permalink)
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I built this a while back, not exactly aero, and not exactly a Geo ;-)

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Old 12-20-2010, 06:23 PM   #42 (permalink)
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How much could removing a wheel really save? 1/4 less rolling resistance at best? Aero mods would be a better investment of time, and loosing that 4th wheel makes the car too unsafe in my opinion (coming from a boarderline reckless person).
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Old 12-20-2010, 06:25 PM   #43 (permalink)
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Old 12-24-2010, 02:15 PM   #44 (permalink)
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How did the yellow geo three wheeler perform,? ie : handling, speed and mileage ? do you still own and drive it?
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It performed great! it was a touch low and therefor hit every speedbump the wrong way.

It went as fast or faster then the tweaked out CRX it started out as. One annoying thing was the windshield was right at eye level, for some reason I wanted to slouch or raise up to look past it.

I would up selling it to a guy who wanted to advertise his taxi company in PA.
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Old 02-20-2011, 05:39 PM   #46 (permalink)
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Sherm, great project. Blaze the trail, several of us will be following in your wake. Hopefully some of us will be starting our similar projects soon. This is a great use of the old Ninjette platform.

Fabrication note: Barstow and Victorville have some top notch welders/fabricators for the off-road truck and buggy scene. Maybe tap into these guys for advice, they are very creative and understanding of what will likely break first.

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