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Old 12-28-2011, 06:42 AM
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Open Wheel Hotrod

I thought I was ready to build my first open wheel hotrod until I checked on the ol bank account. This led me down the path of building another Corvair powered 3 wheeler. (definitely open wheel) This is the third rendition of the same thing, only longer and heavier. I can add pictures of the build if anyone is interested. You must start with a 1964 or older (64's are best) Chevy Corvair. The automatic version is the way to go (cable shift) because no linkage is required. This complete rolling drive train comes out in a matter of a couple hours. From here you add a frame under the motor for the rear motor mount and add what ever motorcycle front end you want. (many to choose from at the motorcycle swap meets). This project can be put together for less than $3000.00 easily. Headers and intakes are also readily available. Use you imagination and have fun with it. Hope to hear from you.
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i did a VW trike Yrrrrrrrrr's ago

and turned it so the engine was in front... your sitting over the engine with rear/trans out back... very easy too... pull the plates that hold both rear axles and swap side to side.. that way the rear will turn backwards and u go forwards... back side is your gonna burn alot of pants cuffs that lay on the header in front....
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Poor corvair
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