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Full Catalog 3 Wheelers Thread

Discussion in 'Similar Vehicles' started by AriLea, May 27, 2016.

  1. AriLea

    AriLea Elio Addict

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    OK so this will be about all three wheelers. Anyone can post an image, any you've found, but make sure it's not been posted before. So review before you post. Specifically it's not about the image, but representing a vehicle. So just a couple of the best for each one.

    This subject is about the vehicle, (and vehicle concepts), so let stay on that. I'll try and be good too. If the talk deviates, post a link to a new thread for that. But we want to keep this tight, making this a picture catalog. Including ones we don't know the source or name of it.

    Then let's keep the talk to just identifying what it is, it's basic features and attributes. Even so this will be a long running topic.

    If you want detailed talk about the vehicle, what we think about the design etc, link that out to a thread named for the vehicle, once we've correctly identified it.

    I'll post everything I got. Let's work with one vehicle at a time, except initially for my personal designs. It will be more efficient for me to just blast those out. Many don't have an identity or name. Let me finish that before posting other vehicles.

    For the windtunnel test models below, the left one is my 'Taddy' being compared against the 'California Commuter Car' by Doug Malewecki (spelling ?) Tested around 1981 at the Washington State University wind tunnel. oops correction,

    (cd = coefficient of drag, google it)

    Actuals, cd=0.20(min possible) on the left, cd=0.24 on the right in the first image. The prior numbers (now only shown for the green examples), is the minimums possible, not the actual.
    The green image are the comparison of a single-passenger autocycle (built for high efficiency) to a standard 5 passenger sedan.
    arakWindTunnel.jpg SovComparePool.jpg

    Per the request below, when I have the P5's cd, I'll add it. The P5 will likely compare to the sedan, as a guess, maybe as low as .22, or high as .28, but the total frontal area is much less.
     
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    The P5's cd?
     
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    To get started, I figure Elio should be represented here, but just to avoid being boring, I'll mosty post some Elio variations.
    see thumbnail links..
     

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    So keep in mind, this thread will highlight 2F1R Tadpole trikes and autocycles with a body, to include Production and Prototypes. But also models , concepts and morphed images. Physical existing items having a more elevated interest than purely intellectual properties. The representation of the body art form is of interest here.
    Other types of 3 wheelers will hopefully get at least one representation, but maybe not more than that. Some of those will no doubt have a partial or no body skin, and so that art work is of less focus.

    It's convenient to get my own work dealt with quickly, so I'll post that starting here. At the top is my all aluminum 'Taddy' project, as 2F1R-RWD tadpole. The final exo-skin was never completed. Then some models, and final some Atlantric items. Some are 'modified' images, for headlights and such.
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    So let's deal with the 'Detalidon' concept. (Means dart-footed-monster) . The idea was an electric vehicle platform for a single driver, that any number of body styles could be 'plopped' on top. I wanted flexibility in and open source design. It's very much like any number of other conceptual electric tadpole trikes, if they had front wheel drive.

    In this post just the hardware involved.. next post, a smattering of compatible body styles. ZennDualEVDrive4mmSheet.jpg
    SnapOfSide.JPG DelChasisExplodeV101.jpg

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    Detalidon compatible body styles. (post was limited to 10)
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    OK, lets start the detail look with the classics. 1957 Jurisch Motoplan by Carl Jurisch
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    1956 prototype by Paul Vallee
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    1942 Mathis VL333 prototype
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    An early model Morgan, and later models, toys, clones etc, Even an EV competition version
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