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    Re: Kyoto Cruiser Steering Issue

    Brad,
    is it ok to use longer steering control arms than your plans show?
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    Re: Kyoto Cruiser Steering Issue

    Thanks Emma, you may be right!
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    Re: Kyoto Cruiser Steering Issue

    Thanks Paul,
    If it doesn't make the steering unbalanced, I think I will hook up the rest of the steering and see if it steers ok. To keep the arms balanced, maybe I will balance out the length of...
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    Re: Kyoto Cruiser Steering Issue

    hopefully the pics are attached to original question above.
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    Kyoto Cruiser Steering Issue

    http://s1126.photobucket.com/user/nbrown14/storyBrad or anyone care to give an opinion?

    On my Kyoto Cuiser I have a steering issue. My steering rod is hitting the
    front angle brace (that goes...
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    Re: Front Wheel for Electric Kyoto Cruiser

    Unfortunately I have no redundant answers on my redundant posts.
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    Re: Kyoto Motor Choice

    "Rules? Where we're going, we don't need rules."---Dr. Emmit Brown

    actually here's another question.

    Kyoto Cruiser needs 48 spokes for the front wheel so the wheel can take the strain of the...
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    Re: Best motor setup for Kyoto Cruiser

    Kyoto Cruiser needs 48 spokes for the front wheel so the wheel can take the strain of the heavy trike. I have one, however, I'm going to use a front wheel hub motor sometimes. I'm about to order...
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    Front Wheel for Electric Kyoto Cruiser

    Kyoto Cruiser needs 48 spokes for the front wheel so the wheel can take the strain of the heavy trike. I have one, however, I'm going to use a front wheel hub motor sometimes. I'm about to order...
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    Kyoto Motor Choice

    Anyone have knowledge as to best electric motor/battery setup for heavy trike like the Kyoto Cruiser?
    I'm assuming that front wheel hub motor best choice. Want to make sure the wheel can handle...
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    Best motor setup for Kyoto Cruiser

    Anyone have knowledge as to best electric motor/battery setup for Kyoto Cruiser?
    I'm assuming that front wheel hub motor best choice. Want to make sure the wheel can handle heavy Kyoto Cruiser....
  12. Re: Freewheel adapters with brake flange DBAX34

    Those look good. (I am using Kyoto plans.) I have found these others (without the threads) http://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/product/weasler-hub-w-series-round-3-4-in-bore-with-keyway-set-screws
    i...
  13. Re: Freewheel adapters with brake flange DBAX34

    I know this is an old thread, but did you ever come up with any adapters?
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    Re: Another Kyoto start (electric?)

    Brad,
    In your opinion, which specific motor and setup is the best choice. I am assuming you motorized the front wheel?

    thanks
  15. Re: Kyoto Cruiser taking shape..adjustable seat only makes sense

    No, don't think so. So now trying to decide how to proceed.
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    Freehub adapted for 3/4 inch axles

    Do several trikes/quads use the 3/4" axle adapter for the freehub/disc adapter? Is there a market for them in our community? I may have several machined and could possibly make a few more to defray...
  17. Re: Kyoto Cruiser taking shape..adjustable seat only makes sense

    Very cool, seat adjustment. Where did you get your freehub/brake disc adapters?
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    Re: Kyoto Cruiser parts

    Do you think it matters if the front wheel has 3/8 axle or 14mm?
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    Re: Kyoto Cruiser parts

    Thanks everyone for the ideas. They are really appreciated and helpful. I am a fabricator/welder and enjoy building new things. However, my bike building knowledge is limited and I don't have a...
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    Re: Kyoto Cruiser parts

    Thats a great idea! Will the finished product accommodate a 3/4" diameter axle? I'm not that familiar with hub dimensions after removing the freewheel.
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    Kyoto Cruiser parts

    Does anyone know where I can get the free hub and disc mounting parts? (Other than having a machine shop make them?

    thanks
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    Re: Another Kyoto start (electric?)

    Where did you get your free hub and disc mounting part made?
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