Briggs and Strapon

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Briggs and Strapon

Post by Diesel Dave » Fri Nov 01, 2019 10:09 am

Ever taken a look at an engine and thought ‘That would fit in a bike....somehow’.

And before you all start screaming ‘It’s been done before’; yes I know it has so wind yer neck in.

So take one horizontal mower engine.

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Then convert it to vertical operation.

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Now start the search for a suitable chassis, looks like the 10hp diesel May be taking a rest for a while (I still have the Kubota twin diesel to ride around on).

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Re: Briggs and Strapon

Post by bikerbaker » Fri Nov 01, 2019 10:25 am

Can't see the 2nd image but I think it should be this (stolen) one. :D
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Re: Briggs and Strapon

Post by Diesel Dave » Fri Nov 01, 2019 10:51 am

Hmmm, there’s nothing in construction and use regs about forecars so I guess they can still be built so long as motorcycle type tricycle and not oversized enough to be a car type tricycle.

https://youtu.be/6HznBUrv5-8

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Re: Briggs and Strapon

Post by 125erCrazy » Fri Nov 01, 2019 11:24 am

Has to be more practical a use for that engine than cutting the grass :lol:

What about a Piaggio MP3 chassis??

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Re: Briggs and Strapon

Post by Capitano » Sat Nov 02, 2019 12:59 pm

Hell, yes!

My favourite episode of American Chopper was when they built a bike with a Dixie Choppers lawnmower engine. 8-)

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