Sunday, October 16, 2011

Starting my Loderunner

"Ok, I am at the point of installing the pillow blocks. I do have a question about the placement of them. Yes, I know they are slotted for adjustment. However, I don't see anything in the plans about alignment with the centerline of the trike.

"To me, that would be of fairly high importance, to ensure the trike rides straight, rather than having a slight sideways "crablike" ride. In automotive terms this would be called thrust angle alignment. Making sure that the placement of the axle in as close as possible to 90* of the centerline would go a long way to reducing any tire scrub and rolling resistance."

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