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Imagine riding a VW trike
like this, anytime, anywhere. It looks great! It sounds great and it
Well, YOU CAN. Here's how
If you can use a drill, an angle grinder, a welder, a wrench and a
ruler, and have the determination, you're on the way. Simply by using
the sub-section from a donor Volkswagon Beetle. And when finished,
your home built VW trike will have cost a lot less than a shop built
Phil Parry is my name and I'm no mechanic and I don't
have a large fabrication shop. I'm a Technical Illustrator and have a
modest home garage.
So, having replaced the engine in my daughters '65 VW Beetle,
I pondered what to do with the old
engine now dripping oil all over my
garage floor. "A VW trike I'll build" thought I. And so
the journey began.
Serious Guide to Building a VW Trike
So for you guys that want a project that's different. One you can do
yourself at home, or with some mates or your family, here's one for
you. And to help guide you through the process I have produced 'A
Serious Guide to Building A VW Trike' which shows the steps (in
detail) on how to transform a Volkswagon Beetle, that's ready for the dump, into
a stunning VW trike like Big Yella.
Take a look at the Gallery photo's and believe in yourself And when
you're ready to start your Big Yella,
link to get started.
Serious Guide to Building a VW Trike'.
great essentials to achieving anything worthwhile are, first,
hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; and the third,
common sense" (Thomas Alva
*The irony is...my original
1200cc engine was sold to a sheep shearer in the great Aussie
outback (Thargominda, Qld) and was never used in my VW trike.