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SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

[color=blue]Hi all I have just made up the rear brake stop light bracket up that fits on the original back brake just got to sort out the wiring ....photo's to follow ..[/color][size=7][/size]
posted on: 08/11/2013 13:17:42

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

[color=blue]Hi here the photo of the bracket I know it does not look much but it will do the trick and the next one will be better ..I will post more photo's of it in place when I sort out the wiring ....... When I am satisfied with this one will work as it should I will make one up for my back brake mod ...Bye Chas [/color][size=7][/size] 1-My Photo Stream by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr
posted on: 08/11/2013 13:32:22

Dan posted:

Nice one, well done Chas, one of these would look good on the rear brake
posted on: 08/11/2013 17:57:49

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Thanks Dan once I get this one sorted out I will have a go at the one for the new back brake mod Bye Chas
posted on: 08/11/2013 18:07:16

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi all I have just tested the rear brake stop light and as you will see it works as it should .Easy to connect up depending where the light will be .There are only 2 wires to connect to thecontrol box and the other 2 to the light Check out the photo's and video ... http://youtu.be/CqFalzFx0iA Bye Chas 1-IMGP3828 by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr 2-IMGP3829 by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr 3-IMGP3831 by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr 4-IMGP3832 by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr 5-IMGP3834 by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr http://youtu.be/CqFalzFx0iA
posted on: 09/11/2013 12:03:33

dave posted:

One for the rear brake mod put me down for 1 chas plz
posted on: 09/11/2013 13:08:09

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there Dave no problem just need a bit of time ..But I will do it ... Chas
posted on: 09/11/2013 16:10:35

Dan posted:

Nice one Chas, that looks great.  Can you put me down for a rear brake mod version?  Will be taking it out tomorrow (been too wet today) and will test the hand brake a bit
posted on: 09/11/2013 16:11:27

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Ok thanks Dan will do ... Bye and thanks Chas
posted on: 09/11/2013 16:15:31

dave posted:

I've been on the park today and was fine no problems at all well 1 lifting it over the bloody fence can't get it in by the swing gate the c5 is too long lol
posted on: 09/11/2013 17:28:59

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Thanks Dave I think the testing is over for your type so I have just sent you a pm message
posted on: 09/11/2013 17:34:58

dave posted:

Cheers mate just pm you
posted on: 09/11/2013 17:55:24

rekooh99 posted:

Chas put me down for one of the brake light switches . Thanks Dave
posted on: 11/11/2013 07:45:51

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there Dave ok no problem. I just need to make sure that they will work of the back light Bye Chas
posted on: 11/11/2013 09:11:31

rekooh99 posted:

Great Chas just need the switch wires and bracket as mine doesn t have a control box and I will be wiring the switch in direct.
posted on: 11/11/2013 12:04:44

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dave ok no problem the only thing is if you conect it to the back light it will be ok daytime but at night if the lights are on there will be no advantage as the brake light would be on all the time The best thing would be to add another light to the back Bye Chas
posted on: 11/11/2013 14:01:42

rekooh99 posted:

I see Chas, however I m putting an led light on top of the mast as the rear light so no probs there.
posted on: 11/11/2013 14:32:23

Dan posted:

Same here Chas, I was going to mount a separate light for the brake light and I'm not running on an original control box.  Not sure where I'll put it at the moment, I was thinking of integrating it into the back light, separate to the normal light....
posted on: 11/11/2013 18:40:53

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

[color=red][/color][size=8][/size][color=blue][/color]Hi there Dan no problem it's just a case of connecting the wires to + - line and to the light ....But I am still on the original back brake mod light..Will have a go at the new mod asap .. Ps I have another request for you I will post photos of what I would like you have a go at 3D printing .. See what you think ..Bye Chas .... [color=blue][size=8]Also does any one know what this is and what it is for[/size][/color] 1-IMG_0279 by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr 2-IMG_0280 by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr 3-IMG_0281 by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr Here is a New photo of the back brake light mod 1-IMG_0277 by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr
posted on: 11/11/2013 18:59:27

Dan posted:

[quote=SINCLAIR C5 CHAS;1793]Ps I have another request for you I will post photos of what I would like you have a go at 3D printing .. See what you think ..Bye Chas ....


Also does any one know what this is and what it is for



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Hi Chas,

Yeah that should be possible.  Is it something from inside the motor?  Never seen anything like it before on a C5

If you send it to me I will try and make it.  Is it metal?

Thanks!

Dan
posted on: 11/11/2013 20:24:07

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there Dan thanks ,will post it in the morning . It does have a ring of steel that I used to keep it together before I filled it with plastic resin ..But I would like it all made from strong plastic ...If is's possable ..It should keep you guessing to what it is for a little while longer Bye And Thanks Chas .. PS how are the mirror brackets going ...
posted on: 11/11/2013 20:34:09

Dan posted:

[quote=SINCLAIR C5 CHAS;1796]It should keep you guessing to what it is for a little while longer Bye And Thanks Chas ..[/quote]

Its from a secret part of the C5 that only Chas knows about

[quote]how are the mirror brackets going[/quote]

Not done anything on them for a week now, been doing other things.  It may be better to mold these as the shape is too complex for me and my feeble CAD skills.  We need a CAD genius to design them up.  I'll have another play with it tonight/tomorrow...
posted on: 12/11/2013 08:32:41

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Ok thanks Dan Bye Dan
posted on: 12/11/2013 08:43:08

dave posted:

Is it for sitting on the front wheel then you drill it and bolt the disc to it ?
posted on: 12/11/2013 15:08:44

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Well done Dave
posted on: 12/11/2013 15:28:14

dave posted:

Next pic plz lol
posted on: 12/11/2013 15:41:56

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi I will post one when I do another mod Bye Chas
posted on: 12/11/2013 15:46:27

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

I'm running out of ideas to build something else can any one help with another mod Bye Chas
posted on: 12/11/2013 17:40:42

Area51 posted:

I agree with Dave it must be something to do with the brake lol
posted on: 12/11/2013 18:05:01

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Yes it is but it,s early. Days yet it may well depend on Dave can 3D print it but I do have more ideas for it Bye Chas
posted on: 12/11/2013 18:13:33

Dan posted:

[quote=SINCLAIR C5 CHAS;1807]I'm running out of ideas to build something else can any one help with another mod
Bye Chas[/quote]

The one thing I've always wanted on the C5 was gears. I know you used to do the sturmey archer conversions Chas, what would be great is a kit, but I know they are hard to do, probably not even possible as a kit...
posted on: 12/11/2013 18:55:06

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dan the only advantage with gears is when. Peddling but it does help Regarding a kit it would not be possible to sell it as a kit As there is to much work involved
posted on: 12/11/2013 19:09:44

Dan posted:

[quote=dave;1803]Is it for sitting on the front wheel then you drill it and bolt the disc to it ?[/quote]

Congratulations Dave another medal for you
posted on: 13/11/2013 18:25:33

dadandjames posted:

Hi Dan the only advantage with gears is when. Peddling but it does help Regarding a kit it would not be possible to sell it as a kit As there is to much work involved
Do you think it would be possible to fit derailer gears? When I took my c5 out on its last run and it broke down I would have loved to have them on. Martin
posted on: 13/11/2013 19:17:13

kamztrad posted:

The real issue with fitting derailleur's is that the derailleur hangs down below the rear sprocket, and because the whole chain and sprocket assembly is low to the ground already, there really isn't enough ground clearance or room in the rear of the C5 to fit these - it can be done, but it is quite complex and involved - my C5 has a sturmey 3 spd hub which I fitted myself (first saw it on chas's conversion) which allows me to have a low first gear for starting off, my second gear is the equivalent of direct drive, and to pedal up to about 15 mph in 3rd to assist the motor. If I hit the 24v button on the flat, the gears are then irrelevant as I just can't pedal that fast comfortably anyway. I was glad of the gears when I recently went for a long run and completely flattened my batteries and had to pedal back (uphill, phew !!). Derailleur's will generally give you more gears, but the sturmey hub, while still involving a fair bit of work to fit, is a much easier proposition - that's just my experience anyway. Cheers kamztrad
posted on: 13/11/2013 20:04:45

dave posted:

I had flat battery and a sticking rear brake going over the humber bridge once never again I was breathless looking at it that's flat iwas wrong
posted on: 13/11/2013 20:12:36

rekooh99 posted:

Pedelec sensor?
posted on: 15/11/2013 13:41:45

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi all I have now got 5 back brake stop light kits ready for sale .They will be £8.00 + posting .. Bye Chas
posted on: 17/11/2013 19:00:58

rekooh99 posted:

Brake switch kit now fitted[albumimg]72[/albumimg] and working brilliantly [albumimg]71[/albumimg][albumimg]70[/albumimg].Thanks Chas
posted on: 19/11/2013 20:59:09

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

That's great we'll done thanks for the photo's Bye Chas
posted on: 19/11/2013 21:08:56

rekooh99 posted:

Forgot to add these photos which show why I can use the back light as a brake light[albumimg]73[/albumimg][albumimg]74[/albumimg] .The test pilot is my youngest son.
posted on: 19/11/2013 21:30:47

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Great when is he going to get his own c5 Bye Chas
posted on: 19/11/2013 21:40:59

rekooh99 posted:

It is actually his he s helped loads the paint scheme was his idea and it s his tech project for school.
posted on: 20/11/2013 07:42:54

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi well done all I suggest is that you spray the contact a little just to keep it working ..Bye Chas
posted on: 20/11/2013 08:58:51

rekooh99 posted:

Will do thanks again.
posted on: 20/11/2013 11:12:48

Dan posted:

Nice one.  Bet it's chilly out there.
posted on: 20/11/2013 18:49:28

dave posted:

Is cold everywhere
posted on: 20/11/2013 20:22:01

rekooh99 posted:

5°c thaat s still t shirt weather up here in Newcastle!!!
posted on: 21/11/2013 08:11:55

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Here is a back light that I took of a C5 some while ago .. The two out side bulbs where for the brake 1-IMG_0307 by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr
posted on: 21/11/2013 11:15:24

dave posted:

Like the idea chas wonder if dan could print some small bulb holders like the t10 one for the rear light ?
posted on: 22/11/2013 09:47:23

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dave the problem would be the metal parts .But I'm sure you could find something suitable Bye Chas
posted on: 22/11/2013 10:21:19

dave posted:

What about making a full metal gearbox casing chas?
posted on: 25/11/2013 14:06:39

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dave it's not possible to complex I wish I could Bye Chas
posted on: 25/11/2013 14:21:50

dave posted:

Would be good if you could do it
posted on: 25/11/2013 17:09:41

Jonatan posted:

Hey Chas, wonderful set you created. Im thinking about buying one too, yet I need to think about it... :-) Cheers, Jonatan
posted on: 11/12/2013 23:38:11

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Ok no problem .....Chas
posted on: 12/12/2013 11:18:10