Sidehack wheels

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Sidehack wheels

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Post by SFMike » Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:03 am

Years ago I rode a '67 setup and saved enough parts to build a rig for a '65 I am restoring.

I am starting with all new wheels and considering the timken buildups that require an axle mod or possibly their own axle.
I'm too old and cranky to mess with the original star design. Also unsure of quality of current repros.
This setup will be getting a lot of use.

Question regards the modified axles and the one on the sidecar.

I want to use the spare tire ability and need to know what to do in order for the timken wheels to use the original sidecar axle.

Appreciate any help.



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Re: Sidehack wheels

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Post by panz4ever » Tue Jun 22, 2010 4:05 pm

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Re: Sidehack wheels

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Post by RUBONE » Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:40 pm

I want to use the spare tire ability and need to know what to do in order for the timken wheels to use the original sidecar axle.
You would merely have to turn the sidecar axle straight all the way to use the Timken wheels. As long as it matches the diameter of the bike wheels all is good. Just remember that it MUST have a radius where the small diameter axle and the shoulder where it bolts to the frame come together or it could snap off!
Robbie

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