Dual engines?

Discussion in 'Motorized Trikes' started by CPC, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. CPC

    CPC Member

    Found this trike I wanna build sorta like it this winter.....Wanna try with dual engines.....and velomobile syle enclosure.Ideas? What would you do?
     

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  2. Alaskavan

    Alaskavan Guest

    Why dual engines? It seems to me that it would just complicate things. If you need more power than a Happy Time, it's available.
     
  3. CPC

    CPC Member

    Sorta re thinking that....dual engine thing...i dont think you could get these engines to sync rpm's, no even close to each other
     
  4. 5-7HEAVEN

    5-7HEAVEN Guest

    Hmmm, twin engines. Interesting concept.:whistling:

    It's been done before, but having both on the rear wheels will have synchronizing problems. Sorta like a tank with twin tracks, or twin-engined airplane.

    Maybe one engine on the front fork and another in the rear.
     
  5. vegaspaddy

    vegaspaddy Member

  6. Jax Rhapsody

    Jax Rhapsody Member

    Actually this guy as a youtube video of this dragster gokart they built with two moped/scooter engines. If you go and look up my username(Jax Rhapsody, duh) I should have it in my favorites. If you use the same engines it shouldt be that hard to do.
     
  7. loquin

    loquin Active Member

    It looks like when you turn that bike, the front wheel interferes with peddling...
     
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