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Since Sept 2006
Last Updated August 2016


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Imagine riding a VW trike like this, anytime, anywhere. It looks great! It sounds great and it handles great.

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. That's how I built Big Yella. And when finished, your home built VW trike will have cost half that of a shop built VW trike or less.

Phil Parry is my name and I'm no mechanic and I don't have a large fabrication shop. I'm a Technical Illustrator with a modest home garage

 So, having replaced the engine in my daughters '65 VW Beetle, I pondered what to do with the old
VW 1200* engine now dripping oil all over my garage floor. "A VW trike I'll build" thought I. And so the journey began.

A Serious Guide to Building a VW Trike

So if you want a project that you can do yourself at home, or with some mates, here's one for you. And to help you through the process 'A Serious Guide to Building A VW Trike' will show you the steps (in detail) on how to transform a Volkswagon Beetle into a stunning VW trike like Big Yella.

Take a look at the Gallery. U
se this link to 'A Serious Guide to Building a VW Trike' to get your copy delivered today
and start your own Big Yella journey.

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"The three great essentials to achieving anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; and the third, common sense" (Thomas Alva Edison)

Classic VW 1600 engine

*The irony original 1200cc engine was sold to a sheep shearer in the great Aussie outback (Thargominda, Qld) and was never used in my VW trike.