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SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there Dan here is the metal gearbox insert with 4 cogs fitted ... bye Chas Most of the items I have made or I have had them made ... METAL GEARBOX 4 by charles, on Flickr Hi there Dan Here is the small cogs on a role ready to be cut and holed but expensive but they are made from Delron (very hard plastic) same as the original ones C5 ITEMS by charles, on Flickr Just found a larger photo 3 cogs by charles, on Flickr
posted on: 06/01/2014 14:22:54

kamztrad posted:

Hi there Chas, are you planning to market the gearbox insert with 4 cogs? I would certainly be interested if you are, how is the testing going with the front brake disc mod by the way? Cheers kamztrad
posted on: 06/01/2014 19:15:11

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Kamztrad regarding the 4 holed insert the one that you can see was the first 4 holed one made but it wasn't quite right the spacing was off a fraction .So it turned out to be the last one but if I have another one made it will have to be tested and checked in situ and there could be a risk that the Gearbox outer case could be damaged ...But saying that I will give it some thought and let you know ...Bye Chas \:d/
posted on: 06/01/2014 20:43:14

kamztrad posted:

Thanks for that Chas, if you do want to take it any further I am happy to test the insert using my own outer casing, have to say your 3 cog insert has served me well on 24V and 36V operation, although I can appreciate that the 4 cog is more complex as the original design was only ever 3 cog and trying something different on this front always presents a greater risk. Anyhow, if you have any more thoughts I'd be pleased to help, Cheers kamztrad
posted on: 06/01/2014 21:14:02

Dan posted:

Hi Chas,

Thanks for posting all the pictures, very impressive  The large drive cog in the 2nd small picture, do you sell those?  Its well known the original plastic ones develop the hairline cracks, all of mine have these cracks and I think moving over to a metal one is the way to go before the cracks get too bad
posted on: 06/01/2014 21:22:36

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there DanI have had the large drive cog made up but with 72 teeth .The original one has 68 .So bye using the larger one would decrease the speed a little but you would gain some power (torque) If you are interested in one let me know and I will see how much they will cost ... Bye Chas \:d/ [-x
posted on: 07/01/2014 08:27:12

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dan here are the 3 small cogs I had made and cut to size As you can see they are solid so must be a lot stronger ...bye Chas 1-IMGP3712 by charles, on Flickr
posted on: 07/01/2014 18:13:49

Dan posted:

Hi Chas,

Thanks for the info.  For the larger metal cog, as it has more teeth, do you need a longer belt?

The small cogs look great, are you selling them? They'd be a great demand if you did.  Theres a set of 3 on ebay for £10
posted on: 07/01/2014 20:12:38

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there Dan regarding the belt I am not sure if I used a longer belt but I will find out ASAP and get back to you Also regarding the small cogs I do not have any for sale but whatI can do is contact the firm and enquire how much it would cost to have them made Bye Chas
posted on: 07/01/2014 20:39:41

kamztrad posted:

Hi Chas, just repeating what Dan said, I would be interested in some plastic gearbox cogs and a metal drive wheel - would be interested if you can get them made and how much they might be, Cheers kamztrad
posted on: 07/01/2014 22:45:48

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Kamztrad As I said to Dan I will get a price for the items and get back to you ASAP no problem bye Chas
posted on: 07/01/2014 22:54:55

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi few members have shown an interest in the large drive cog that I have had made . I have just checked an the standard belt (400 is to small so it has to be a 410 . But it,s not a problem as they are redderly avalabe .. Check out the link On youtube ...Bye Chas ...PS I do not have the total price of one yet .... http://youtu.be/q_WXFdGVO-I
posted on: 09/01/2014 18:30:58

Area51 posted:

iam also interested in the gear and belt Chas you can put me down for the the pair when your ready
posted on: 09/01/2014 18:56:37

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there No problem but I will have to find out how much they will cost and post it on the forum...Bye Chas
posted on: 09/01/2014 19:02:50

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

I have the cost of the three small cogs ,Sit down first they will be £45.00 for 3 that includes cutting and drilling them + vat and posting If you want a set just let me know \:d/
posted on: 11/01/2014 20:09:07

dave posted:

45 for the small cogs how much is the axle gear cog chas ?
posted on: 11/01/2014 20:34:39

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dave regarding the the large drive cog It would be Aprox £75.00 that includes having it turned down drilling it and the cost of the bearing and fitting it + posting . Same. Again if you are interested just let me know bye Chas \:d/ \:d/ pS forgot the belt at about £10
posted on: 11/01/2014 20:45:49

Area51 posted:

Can you order me a large gear and belt chas And let me know how you want payment
posted on: 11/01/2014 21:07:28

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi regarding the large cog I can get the 72tooth cog but I may have found a 68 tooth one But I have to contact them on Monday Wi keep you posted bye Chas
posted on: 11/01/2014 21:13:20

Dan posted:

[quote=SINCLAIR C5 CHAS;2329]I have the cost of the three small cogs ,Sit down first they will be £45.00 for 3 that includes cutting and drilling them + vat and posting
If you want a set just let me know Confused Confused BigGrin Dancing [/quote]

Thanks for looking into getting these Chas, they may be a bit much for me.
posted on: 12/01/2014 09:28:30

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there Dan they are expensive the only advantage is that they are solid so alot stronger..Any way if we ever run out of them we could have some made .. bye Chas \:d/ \:d/
posted on: 13/01/2014 19:03:45

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Anyway regarding the Gearbox insert with 4 cogs I have had another one made up and rechecked the dimensions and one was a fraction out ....So I have just fitted it to a motor and it goes round very smooth \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ ..I will do some more testing with it and get back to you fingers crossed it looks like it will be ok ....bye Chas \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ \:d/
posted on: 13/01/2014 19:09:55

Area51 posted:

Any news on the large gear chas
posted on: 13/01/2014 19:31:18

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there Ihave posted it on the forum Bye Chas
posted on: 13/01/2014 19:35:39

Area51 posted:

Can you order me a 72 teeth gear chas
posted on: 13/01/2014 20:20:06

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there ok will start the ball roling and order the pulley and the bearing then get it turned in to shape I will keep you posted bye Chas
posted on: 14/01/2014 09:44:35

Area51 posted:

Ok thanks chas as I can't peddle the c5 The slight extra torque will help me I hope lol
posted on: 14/01/2014 16:02:17

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there regarding the Torque it will be very little I do not think you will notice it anyway I have just placed the order for it bye Chas
posted on: 14/01/2014 16:48:44

Area51 posted:

Ok Chas just pm me your details when you want payment Thanks
posted on: 14/01/2014 19:44:23

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Ok When it's done. I will let you know I have also order a larger belt it's a 410 instead of 400 teeth Bye Chas
posted on: 14/01/2014 21:03:14

Area51 posted:

Ok Chas that's great thanks
posted on: 14/01/2014 21:29:47

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there Area51 .The drive gear you wanted arrived today (you can see the original at at the side of it ). Now all it needs is to be machined and the bearing fitted in .. 2-IMGP3951 by charles, on Flickr 1-IMGP3950 by charles, on Flickr
posted on: 16/01/2014 15:13:40

Area51 posted:

That looks great Chas nice job
posted on: 16/01/2014 16:24:57

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there Area51 here is the 72 Tooth that you wanted I just need to make and fit a belt guide ....Bye Chas \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ 1-My Photo Stream by charles, on Flickr
posted on: 17/01/2014 16:43:05

Area51 posted:

That looks great chas will the gear fit straight on or will i have to mod something
posted on: 17/01/2014 17:44:26

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there Ared51 just to let you know I have finished the large Alloy 72 cog take a look at it in action ...on my videos on Youtube under JORDAN8ISH Bye Chas ps the only thing is you will have to use a larger belt (I have some ) and turn the motor round ....... http://youtu.be/anPObefuHeI
posted on: 27/01/2014 19:45:01

Area51 posted:

Thanks Chas the gear looks great I can't Wait to fit it
posted on: 27/01/2014 19:51:20

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

That was quick .....Bye Chas
posted on: 27/01/2014 19:53:06

Area51 posted:

I will need a belt chas and what do you mean by turn the motor around
posted on: 27/01/2014 19:59:31

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi the motor needs to be turned round (upside down)other wise the belt would be to tight to go on ..But it,s no problem easy done ....The next size belt would be to loose . Bye Chas \:d/ \:d/ \:d/
posted on: 27/01/2014 20:23:27

Area51 posted:

Ok Chas no problem I can turn the motor round just pm me your details and the price for the gear and belt When your ready
posted on: 27/01/2014 20:44:22