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Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 06-14-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By vegasboy
Thanks, I was assuming if I can get the clutch to...

Thanks, I was assuming if I can get the clutch to hook up faster then I can get away with a smaller rear sprocket. I thought diesel with all the low end power it produces might work for that.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 06-14-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By vegasboy
In Nevada I start off with a street legal frame...

In Nevada I start off with a street legal frame that has already been registered in Nevada. So that's what my insurance and registration goes off of. However it's only liability, full coverage...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 06-14-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By vegasboy
Diesel motor question

I was looking around at various types of equipment motors to install on projects and came across a few diesel motors. Does anybody on this forum currently use a small equipment diesel motor on their...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 06-14-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By vegasboy
It drives fine. They're gearing is 10 tooth...

It drives fine. They're gearing is 10 tooth clutch, 24 inch tire and a 60 tooth rear sprocket. The clutch kicks in about 20 miles per hour and pulls decently just shy of 60. The only mods I've done...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 06-14-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By vegasboy
Another street legal 420

How's it going guys, just wanted to show you what I've been up to lately. I lost count and how many versions of these I've built. However I believe this one too be the best yet. Even though I say...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-16-2020, 03:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By vegasboy
performance cam question

What aftermarket cams have you guys installed on your predator 420? Which ones have been the most reliable? And which one seems to provide best overall performance?
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-09-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By vegasboy
Here are some of the other legal stuff:thumbsup:

Here are some of the other legal stuff:thumbsup:
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-09-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By vegasboy
Thanks landuse, it took forever to rebuild it do...

Thanks landuse, it took forever to rebuild it do to saving up funds to get parts and just take my time to fix all of the issues I had with the first version so I did not have them with this version....
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-08-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By vegasboy
How is that a differential? It just looks like it...

How is that a differential? It just looks like it would be one wheel drive? Very odd-looking I've never seen this before
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-08-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By vegasboy
I thought about air ducts but eventually went...

I thought about air ducts but eventually went with an extra fan. But even on the hottest Las Vegas days it just wasn't enough and the temperature readout would go up pretty high. The motor was enough...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-08-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By vegasboy
The 250 engine was maxed out for the weight of...

The 250 engine was maxed out for the weight of the trike and I, plus the radiator was behind the seat and it wouldn't get proper airflow I had to add a second fan. And the motor plus wiring and the...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-08-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By vegasboy
It's not a power problem it's a gearing problem,...

It's not a power problem it's a gearing problem, I could buy a smaller sprocket and achieve the same goal. This motor has more than enough power to do what I needed to do. However I have the sprocket...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-08-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By vegasboy
The current top GPS speed is 61 miles per hour...

The current top GPS speed is 61 miles per hour and that's with a 10 tooth clutch 48 tooth sprocket and 20 inch wheels. I think I'm going to look into getting 22 or 23 in tall tires on a slightly...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-08-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By vegasboy
Please do take pics, I want to see what one of...

Please do take pics, I want to see what one of those differentials look like especially something that was vintage. I'm curious to know if it would hold up to a more modern higher horsepower motor?
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-08-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By vegasboy
Thanks budget. However if you drive your trike on...

Thanks budget. However if you drive your trike on the street and it is a live axle, you will likely have problems trying to turn the trike without the rear wheels pushing you straight forward. That...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-07-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By vegasboy
I haven't got the rear caliper hooked up to the...

I haven't got the rear caliper hooked up to the master cylinder yet. However the front brake does a pretty decent job of stopping the whole thing. We'll see how decent it works after the rear gets...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-07-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By vegasboy
Street legal 670 trike

Just wanted to show you guys my newly-completed 670 project. This is version 2.0 of an existing trike I had they had a 250 Ninja motor in it. I only have a few miles on the trike right now but so far...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-16-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By vegasboy
Probably a clone. for 35 bucks i highly doubt its...

Probably a clone. for 35 bucks i highly doubt its a noram. still seems to be pretty bulletproof.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-16-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By vegasboy
This is the clutch in question. $35 outboard only...

This is the clutch in question. $35 outboard only and does not have bushings because it runs on needle bearings. This is the only clutch I will use if I have a 1in shaft. It works really well on my...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-16-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By vegasboy
This trike used to have a 250cc ninja motor in...

This trike used to have a 250cc ninja motor in it. The motor did work but i did not have suspenion on the trike. The ninja motor was more complicated than a 670 obviously. Im currently rebuilding the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-16-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By vegasboy
No torque converter. I have a clutch I cannot...

No torque converter. I have a clutch I cannot remember what it's rated for, but it needs to go on a 670 for a street legal trike. I'm looking for 60 65 miles an hour with a 5 to 1 ratio or something...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-16-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By vegasboy
670 clutch question

What happens if you use a motor with more horsepower than the clutch is rated? What would be in Jeopardy of failing?
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 08-20-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By vegasboy
video upload?

How do i upload a youtube video in a thread??
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 02-14-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By vegasboy
For now I'll use a disc brake lock for the front...

For now I'll use a disc brake lock for the front wheel. I was able to take it out yesterday for a few miles. Acceleration is very nice and that clutch is butter smooth. Anybody who has a equipment...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 02-13-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By vegasboy
i have it geared for a top speed of 55

i have it geared for a top speed of 55
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