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                                             https://     Main menu  I've been doing a bit of modification on my 15 year old home made personal recumbent trike again. This was one of the first trikes I originally built. Since then I've built and sold many of them locally to people.   The rear hub motor was removed and a 49cc 4stroke engine was added to replace it.  This motor has a built in jackshaft so that made things a bit simpler when installing it.    The trike has about the same top speed ( 30 mph) but now I have a lot more range with it again.  The little gas tank holds about 2 quarts or so and that gives me about 40 miles of range.  It will get me all the way across town and back before I need to add more gas.  I also use straight gasoline in it - no gasahol !  That stuff ruins small engines.  This is the third gas engine that has been mounted on it in the last 15 years. It's also had 4 different electric motor setups used on it.  It's basically
                                             https://     Main menu Welcome to my new blog site.   I had to shut down  and due to the fact I simply couldn't afford to run the websites anymore. You can find all the stuff that was  on both sites now on my original website page .  It's still called packratworkshop but it doesn't have it's own website any longer.     My health situation has gone down hill a bit and my finances have taken a beating because of it. I had to delete a few things from my life and extra websites was some of the stuff that had to go.   I acquired a bad case of COPD due to Pneumonia.  It caused some serious scaring in both my lungs.  I didn't even know that pneumonia could cause that. I am still doing bike projects but I've had to really slow that down too so please be patient with me on updates.  Thanks Lee Bell