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Old 02-07-2020, 09:09 PM
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Default 70cc trike

I took a 70cc kid's atv, cut the front off and welded on a 50cc scooter front end. Not totally finished, but me and my son have driven it around some and it works pretty good.

But now I'm thinking it might be fun as a drift trike. But I don't know what I could put over the stock tires to make it drift. Tire diameter (inflated) is 14''. Any thoughts?
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Old 02-07-2020, 11:23 PM
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PVC material. There's plenty of sites that sell them. It's juat a sleeve that fits over your tire, you deflate it, hammer the sleeve on, the re-inflate it.
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Old 02-08-2020, 03:17 AM
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PVC sewer pipe yes..
but in 14" ?? is that a thing?

if bad comes to worse you can make your own sleeves from PVC sheets..
a hot air gun will be needed to make it a tube and a plastic welder to make it a tube
(can't just glue of course)
the latter is nothing but a temperature controlled soldering iron and a PVC "filler rod"

there are also add ons that you can stick on your hot air gun to weld plastics
same material filler rod is already the most important part.
BUT since you got sheet material, a thin stripe cut off makes the best matching filler rod one could get
So yeah.. hot air gun + plstic welding attachment,
pvc sheet and patience


PS I think it's almost easier to just buy some smaller rear wheels with sleeves and swap
wheels instead of mount sleeve (it's quicker to swap a wheel than to mount a sleeve IMHO)
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