Parts Used


3 Wheeler Vehicle Parts

Given the time constraints of the project it was felt necessary to acquire some of the main vehicle components from a ‘donor’ vehicle. The nature of a three-wheeled vehicle meant that parts would be required from both a motorcycle and a car. The Kawasaki that inspired the project would provide a large number of the parts.

Existing Parts:

  • Rear wheel
  • Swing arm
  • Rear Suspension Unit
  • 500 CC Engine
  • Radiator & Cooling System
  • Vehicles Electrics
  • Rear Lights & Mudguard

Parts to find:

  • Rack and pinion
  • Front wheel hubs and assembly from a rear wheel drive car
  • Front suspension coil and dampers
  • Front Wheels
  • Steering Wheel
  • Steering Column
  • Master brake cylinder
  • Brake Hoses
  • Lower Ball Joints for Suspension
  • Cables for rear brake, clutch and accelerator
  • Piping for cooling system
  • Fluids

Parts to make:

  • Space frame including engine and suspension mounts
  • Panelling for frame
  • Front wishbones and bushes
  • Pedals and mounting brackets
  • Fuel Tank
  • Steering Column
  • Adapters
  • Driving Seat
  • Miscellaneous mounting brackets and fixings


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