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alexbromo

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Re: Some works before put on the road ...
« Reply #15 on: 04, October, 2010 - 08:36:20 »
Friday has arrived the rotor for front disk brake mod !

Yesterday i've machined off a fraction of material from the wheel to slip the disk in side and take some measurement to invent a decent locking system ...





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Re: Some works before put on the road ...
« Reply #16 on: 04, October, 2010 - 18:37:38 »
Looking good dude

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Re: Some works before put on the road ...
« Reply #17 on: 04, October, 2010 - 20:22:37 »
I second that, it does look good, i might try something like this my self.

John

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Re: Some works before put on the road ...
« Reply #18 on: 08, December, 2010 - 11:35:47 »
I straightened the distorted rear axale (wheels turned obviously wrong): i placed it on the lathe and gently pushed it using a press:





I started to reassembly the trike:





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Alex Bromo

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Re: Some works before put on the road ...
« Reply #19 on: 08, December, 2010 - 12:08:07 »
Looking better than new  8)

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Re: Some works before put on the road ...
« Reply #20 on: 09, December, 2010 - 11:12:27 »
great work, looking at the pre assembled picture, made me wonder if fitting another chain tensioner to the upper upper legnth of chain given how long the expanse is, when your not peddling at least the chain is held better over bumps.

does anyone feel there would it be a bennifit?

Alan

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Re: Some works before put on the road ...
« Reply #21 on: 12, December, 2010 - 09:49:53 »
Finally the shell re assembled to the frame.





The windshield is still a little distorted, so i'll try to use a thermal gun.

Alex Bromo

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Re: Some works before put on the road ...
« Reply #22 on: 12, December, 2010 - 19:20:00 »
Big thumbs up for the calendar with the mini on!  ;D

alexbromo

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Re: Some works before put on the road ...
« Reply #23 on: 12, December, 2010 - 21:00:39 »
Big thumbs up for the calendar with the mini on!  ;D

ahah ... yes it' a nice calendar distributed by "Quattroruote", a popular italian car magazine.

I love Mini, i have got a '82 Austin Mini Clubman Estate ...



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Re: Some works before put on the road ...
« Reply #24 on: 12, December, 2010 - 21:57:49 »
A c5 and a mini - you have excellent taste  8)

Excellent job on restoring the c5 , it looks superb  :)

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Re: Some works before put on the road ...
« Reply #25 on: 13, December, 2010 - 05:53:07 »
The C5 looks really good, top job mate, and the mini is really nice too, look after them  :)

Retro Andy.

alexbromo

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Re: Some works before put on the road ...
« Reply #26 on: 13, December, 2010 - 07:43:18 »
Many tanks !  ;D

After C5 pimping, next step is a new disk brake mod for my Mini ! Original drum brakes does not more guarantee adequate performarces for new 1330 Cooper engine ...  ::)

Alex Bromo

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Re: Some works before put on the road ...
« Reply #27 on: 13, December, 2010 - 10:39:48 »
That Clubman looks lovely, I bet the Italian weather is kind on the clubby too. I own a 95 Mini Mayfair(currently under restoration)  :)

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Re: Some works before put on the road ...
« Reply #28 on: 14, December, 2010 - 06:09:09 »
Just the Italian job  ;D

Retro Andy.

alexbromo

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Re: Some works before put on the road ...
« Reply #29 on: 19, December, 2010 - 18:34:28 »
In the afternoon i rebuilt the control box and tested the electronics and motor: just connected the battery on X1/X2 the pod lights up (first+last LEDs on left gauge and all LEDs on the right).

I tried using the little bike's battery: when pressed the motor switch, the motor has started @6A with no load and the second LED (green) of the load gauge has lit. When the battery voltage reached 11.8V the buzzer is started then after few time the motor has stopped.

I do not understand what they are the X7/X5 on the control box, and how to put all the C5's electronics under the key switch to avoid to disconnect/connect the battery when the vehicle is parked.

Alex Bromo