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Old 05-21-2019, 09:19 PM
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So I drove the tires off this thing when I was a kid. It's a pennies sold scat tracker. Has cutting brakes and a limited slip differential. We always drove it with a 3 horse Briggs & Stratton on it it now has a six and a half horse predator that will probably not stay stock for long. I talked it out on the road in front of my house at 26 miles an hour! I will be ditching the John Deere green and yellow paint and going for more of an original heavy metal flake color. Probably gold! Since I still have lots left over from Cleopatra. I will be powder coat the frame black and straighten out the front Fork cuz my sister bent it when she ran into a piece of farm equipment when we were kids I guess this thing is kind of rare so I would like to try and at least to get it as close to his original Glory as I can
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Old 05-21-2019, 10:03 PM
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Funny, I read the title "Child hood death machine!!!!" And immediately pictured a 3 Wheeled Honda ATV in my mind. Then I clicked and saw your scat tracker......What are cutting brakes?
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Old 05-21-2019, 10:25 PM
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Funny, I read the title "Child hood death machine!!!!" And immediately pictured a 3 Wheeled Honda ATV in my mind. Then I clicked and saw your scat tracker......What are cutting brakes?
It has an individual brake for each rear tire. Turns super fast!!
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Old 05-22-2019, 04:59 AM
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Crazy the stuff we did as kids eh? That thing looks really cool!
We had a Honda three wheeler, and one of those four wheel Odyssey's - both of them had FAR too much top speed for those balloon tires. I'm surprised my brother and I are still here!
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Old 05-22-2019, 08:10 AM
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When I was a kid my neighbor had one of those. We rode it some but it mostly stayed broke down. Lol
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Old 05-22-2019, 09:56 AM
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Rode a 3 wheeler once. Leaned the wrong way on a sharp turn in the dirt. Ouch!
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It has an individual brake for each rear tire. Turns super fast!!
Do the brakes operate with foot controls?

I rode my cousin's Honda trike once. Once was enough for me, I love riding dirtbikes but couldn't get used to the feeling of a trike!
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Do the brakes operate with foot controls?

I rode my cousin's Honda trike once. Once was enough for me, I love riding dirtbikes but couldn't get used to the feeling of a trike!
Originally they were hand controls but they did not work very well. I have ordered up a hydraulic brake setup like I'm using on my girls van dirty. So they will be foot control then
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Rode a 3 wheeler once. Leaned the wrong way on a sharp turn in the dirt. Ouch!
U sit so loe on this,one I have never seen it even pick a tire. Also it doesnt have a solid live axle so if it does loose traction it will spin on the lose tire faster
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Old 05-22-2019, 01:15 PM
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Nice!! yeah I thought about those old 3 wheel Honda's too when I read Childhood Death Machine... actually had a buddy crash one, no helmet and now is suffering traumatic brain injury... won't ever be right or so the doctors say..
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