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Bolt on Suspension upgrade for Velorex sidecars Plus.

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How about the /2 collet mount kit? Got any?

Collet kit?
I have collets and the URAL weld on ball mounts as shown in the pix. I have a couple of balls with threaded stub that I use for subframe fabrication.


Would this suspension kit be adaptable to using a different wheel, like a v storm 19" front? Or maybe a 17 motorcycle wheel?

No, just 4 lug bolt auto type wheels.

I was afraid of that. I'm researching whether I want to fit a velorex up to a dual sport bike I have or if I should find a heavier duty sidecar. The axel upgrade is a must but I'd like to use the same mc tire that I have on the bike if possible. I have a 19" front wheel and a 17" rear.

I have a Velorex 560 from the 70's. Is there a way to upgrade to axle on that older model?

Earle, Lonnie passed away. I'm currently upgrading mine using his idea. I wish I would have bought it from him when I had the chance, but by the time I decided, he had sold all he had and wasn't making more.


I'm planning on submitting my trials and tribulations as an article for the magazine, the last bit (hopefully) is currently being welded up. I think it's a lot for a topic here, but if you want me to share, I will.


Bottom line: you should probably get a bigger sidecar, and sell this to someone with a smaller bike. The process is a PitA, and unless you really want to get deep in how a sidecar fits together, or are just a stubborn cuss like me, it really isn't worth it. Free material and machining is also a plus, when my tool maker friends were laid off, it cost me $250 to get this last part done (notice Lonnie's complete kit was $300).

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