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SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

HI ALL JUST FINISHED ANOTHER C5 ...ALL IT NEEDS NOW IS A FEW TEST RUNS ... http://youtu.be/BvJt6Ij0nXk CHECK IT OUT ON YOUTUBE
posted on: 16/03/2014 18:26:16

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Test runs now finished works great Chas \:d/
posted on: 04/04/2014 06:58:20

Area51 posted:

and it looks great to Chas
posted on: 04/04/2014 16:22:22

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Thanks also just finished another one same as the last one with Indicators + mirrors + horn + +++++++++ Chas \:d/ :-({|=
posted on: 04/04/2014 17:37:02

Area51 posted:

I don't know where you find the time to do all These C5s Chas you must be restoring Them 24/7 lol
posted on: 04/04/2014 19:01:43

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

No just 23/6 I have to sleep a little Anyway just started another project for one of the members ?????? Cannot say anymore Photos to follow Bye Chas
posted on: 04/04/2014 19:10:40

Area51 posted:

Lol Chas i will take a guess and say He has a baby on the Humber
posted on: 04/04/2014 19:23:59

dave posted:

not me matey
posted on: 05/04/2014 08:21:27

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi just started restoring and fitting a C5 with 2 motors for ????????? As you will see there is a little work on this one but I don't care . Chas
posted on: 11/04/2014 22:16:01

Dan posted:

[QUOTE]Lol Chas i will take a guess and say He has a baby on the Humber

not me matey[/QUOTE]

I can confirm I am the lucky member

Excellent Chas, I can't wait to see the finished C5!
posted on: 12/04/2014 06:24:25

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Ok Dan the secret is out it Will be your's ..Don't let the condition put you off as you will see another one will be brought back to life .... \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ \:d/
posted on: 12/04/2014 09:58:11

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

As you can see the condition of the chassis I will not be using it also the chain is a no no .....bye keep looking for more ...
posted on: 12/04/2014 10:11:18

Area51 posted:

That sure is in a poor state I don't think I would take that one on Best of luck to you Chas
posted on: 12/04/2014 12:15:00

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Ok I have restored worse than this one ...Keep watching ......Here is more of the same .... And here is the Pod I think it may need looking at ???????????
posted on: 12/04/2014 18:12:10

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

More of the same .... Ok now for the stripping down ...... Not long now
posted on: 12/04/2014 18:34:26

Area51 posted:

What is that on the end of the gearbox is it a tool you have made it looks good About the only thing I see usfull lol
posted on: 12/04/2014 19:21:50

Dan posted:

[quote=Area51;2938]What is that on the end of the gearbox is it a tool you have made it looks good
About the only thing I see usfull lol
[/quote]

Yeah, easier than using cable ties  You'll be there cleaning that lot for a while Chas
posted on: 12/04/2014 19:30:56

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there it is a tool that I made for getting the gearbox off Bye Chas
posted on: 12/04/2014 19:37:54

Area51 posted:

I like that tool Chas if you ever feel the need to Make any you can can put me down for one
posted on: 12/04/2014 20:07:29

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

HI I do have more will let you know if I will be selling any
posted on: 12/04/2014 20:18:12

Area51 posted:

Ok thanks Chas
posted on: 12/04/2014 20:48:01

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Here are some photos of the gearbox puller
posted on: 13/04/2014 13:44:07

Area51 posted:

That puller looks great Chas you can pm me if you decide To sell one
posted on: 13/04/2014 14:04:20

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Ok will do bye Chas Ok now back to the restoration ..I think there will be quiet a bit of work on the motor But that will come later as I two ready to fit ... Here is the start of the build ..... Chassis finished ,looking good Now for the back axle
posted on: 13/04/2014 14:08:15

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Now the axle has been cleaned up it can be cut and it looks great .. Any ideas why its been cut .??????????????????/
posted on: 13/04/2014 14:23:56

Area51 posted:

Worn shaft and Brocken spline
posted on: 13/04/2014 15:05:26

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

No try again
posted on: 13/04/2014 15:08:00

Area51 posted:

Thread end bent
posted on: 13/04/2014 15:45:02

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

No try again
posted on: 13/04/2014 15:47:15

Area51 posted:

Change the sprocket
posted on: 13/04/2014 15:49:12

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

No you only have one more try left bye Chas \:d/ \:d/ \:d/
posted on: 13/04/2014 16:34:57

Dan posted:

Excellent, looks great Chas!
posted on: 13/04/2014 16:51:07

Area51 posted:

I give up Chas I have no idea
posted on: 13/04/2014 17:21:21

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Ok you will know better when I put the next photo on ?????? Bye. Chas
posted on: 13/04/2014 17:32:11

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Ok thanks Dan
posted on: 13/04/2014 17:35:40

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Take a look at this axle now and you should be able to guess what it will be ....
posted on: 14/04/2014 08:04:41

Area51 posted:

I see now 2 motors lol
posted on: 14/04/2014 12:05:01

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Yes thats it ... Next the alloy plate to support the second motor .....
posted on: 14/04/2014 17:37:54

Dan posted:

That's looking Awesome The only thing that I don't understand yet is how you get the belt on the 2nd motor
posted on: 14/04/2014 18:11:47

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dan the belt has to be put on before the axle is fitted Bye Chas Anyway just fitted a front wheel disc to the forks ............ And now fitted to the frame And now the back wheels have been cleaned ..And ready for fitting .... Now fitted ...And you can see that the new 18mm belt is in place
posted on: 14/04/2014 18:30:14

Area51 posted:

Nice work Chas
posted on: 14/04/2014 19:25:19

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Thanks mate here are more of the same just fitted the tensioner ..... And also fitted a back brake light switch ....To be connected later Both motors + belt fitted
posted on: 15/04/2014 16:38:29

Area51 posted:

looks great Chas why do you have the extra long chain guides
posted on: 15/04/2014 16:44:58

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi regarding the length of the guides it's just the way I make them once the chain is in place it will keep the chain from comming off Bye keep watching Chas
posted on: 15/04/2014 17:55:57

Area51 posted:

Ok Chas I like to learn all the tricks Lol
posted on: 15/04/2014 18:27:34

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Ok no problem ... Anyway it's time to clean the body .... And here it is quiet a bit of work has gone into cleaning the body but as you will see it was worth it ... Ps no doubt you have seen the bent front I will sort it out in the morning ... Stickers off they where damaged I will fit new one's later And here they are new stickers fitted
posted on: 15/04/2014 20:15:57

kamztrad posted:

Wow Chas, outstanding work as always !! kamztrad
posted on: 15/04/2014 21:15:08

Poze posted:

Looks superb, really great job so far. Id be keen to do a Twin motor at some point, so I shall be folowing this post and the great photos. thank you for taking the time to put up the updates
posted on: 15/04/2014 22:00:20

Dan posted:

Excellent job Chas
posted on: 16/04/2014 12:53:11

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Thanks for the comments ..not long now .......Body fitted bye Chas Back support bar cleaned sprayed and then fitted also Reflector /back light fitted .
posted on: 16/04/2014 18:35:43

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Today cleaned the boot Cleaned up nice All I have to do is to fit the lock ...
posted on: 17/04/2014 16:47:07

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Mirrors next after they have been cleaned
posted on: 17/04/2014 16:48:55

Area51 posted:

It's shaping up well Chas
posted on: 17/04/2014 17:54:16

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Thanks nearly done as I will not be fitting any indicators or the Pod/Control box as Dan will be using and fitting them himself to his electronic control panel which is beyond me bye Chas \:d/ \:d/
posted on: 17/04/2014 18:15:30

dave posted:

i just usesmall nails lol
posted on: 17/04/2014 19:24:54

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi all just conected both motor's up to 2 battery's temperaley to test the set up and as you will see all is as it should be .....Check the Video on YOUTUBE http://youtu.be/AjbnZqQ-joo BYE Chas
posted on: 18/04/2014 17:09:06

Dan posted:

Excellent, thanks for testing it for me Chas. Can't wait to get it and add the screen and indicators to it
posted on: 18/04/2014 17:18:18

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there thanks Dan ..Here are more photos No side stickers fitted yet as the cleaning is not finished yet ... Not long now it will be finished All it needs is anothere good clean side stickers fitting and of course a road test to check out everthing ...bye for now Chas
posted on: 18/04/2014 17:24:08

Dan posted:

Hi Chas,

Looks great, not long now.  Quick question about the ends of the wires from the 2 handlebar switches, are they bare wires or crimped?  Just so I can get started on the electrics at my end?
posted on: 19/04/2014 16:09:14

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dan regarding the switch wires of the push buttons I have extended them and threaded them to the back for easy access , Also running to the back are 3 wires for the indicators and 2 for the front light Bye for now Chas
posted on: 19/04/2014 16:21:44

Carl Gordon posted:

Hi Chas, looks great, what did you use to clean it? Thanks
posted on: 20/04/2014 08:57:52

dave posted:

Nice work as always chas your 1 lucky c5 owner dan are you putting touch on it ?
posted on: 20/04/2014 10:44:57

dave posted:

Chas if you put splines on the brake side of the axle and get 2 wheel drive ?
posted on: 20/04/2014 10:50:51

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dave I have gone it to 2wheel drive but not solved it yet the problem is when you round a bend it would be very hard to get round it due to both wheels going at the same speed ' but still working on it Bye Chas
posted on: 20/04/2014 12:14:32

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Here it is finished ....Just needs a test run .
posted on: 21/04/2014 18:34:55

Dan posted:

Excellent looks Great Chas. Hope the test run goes well
posted on: 21/04/2014 19:29:30

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi all check out the video on youtube ...bye Chas http://youtu.be/ET0pdrTNHDU
posted on: 21/04/2014 21:00:40

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there Dan not be long now wanted to test run it today but the new pump I got off ebay yesterday had a hole in one of the tubes and was useless also the gauge did not work ...So I tried the old pump and lost all the pressure in all tyres ,so the next thing I did was to take off all the wheels and took them down to the garage to get them pumped up ...so after that it was too late to take it out ,but will now be ready for a run in the morning ..ps the seller is replacing the pump and sending a envelope to send the damaged one back ...
posted on: 24/04/2014 19:39:58

Dan posted:

That pump does look like its had it, glad the seller is sending a replacement
posted on: 24/04/2014 20:25:44

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dan you are right as soon as I tried it the air was gushing out of the right side tube looks like rust on a new pump. (All the way from China with the brand name of Rolson quality tools )
posted on: 24/04/2014 20:34:01

dave posted:

What's the plan dan 12 + 24 v ?
posted on: 24/04/2014 22:42:34

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi rained all day today so no chance of a test run but had a good day at cleaning some axles as you will see also changed the chain cogs and the bearings all new ... .....also they are not bent it's just an ilusion
posted on: 25/04/2014 19:19:54

Dan posted:

They look great Chas, just like new Are all C5 axles the same length, as I'm sure one of mine is slightly longer than the others I have
posted on: 26/04/2014 06:23:00

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi Dan as far as I know they are all the same but I measure all I have and get back to you When and. If it stops raining bye Chas
posted on: 26/04/2014 07:17:20

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi dan just checked 10 and they vary between 71 and 72cm so there is a slight difference bye Chas
posted on: 26/04/2014 09:24:29

Dan posted:

[quote=SINCLAIR C5 CHAS;3088]Hi dan just checked 10 and they vary between 71 and 72cm so there is a slight difference bye Chas [/quote]

Thanks for confirming Chas, I knew one was longer than the other
posted on: 26/04/2014 16:56:44

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi there Dan had a great time testing your C5 today just a few small problems , both brakes needed adjusting also boot clips need fitting but overall I had a great time it works great if you use the left side motor and go for a while you know when to peddle as it slows down all you do is to press the right side and the speed picks up great Also you can start with both motors and it goes great the only thing adding another large battery does not help but with your special battery's it will be great If one motor gets to hot just switch to the anther one and let the other cool down but if you use both they should not get to hot anyway So I just want to do another run then we can make arraignments for you to collect it Bye Chas \:d/ \:d/ \:d/
posted on: 26/04/2014 17:19:11

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi all just been on another run and it was great. You can also start the C5 from standstill if you press both buttons together it's great All it needs now is a good clear and it's ready Bring on the next one Bye Chas
posted on: 27/04/2014 11:33:56

Dan posted:

[QUOTE]the only thing adding another large battery does not help but with your special battery's it will be great[/QUOTE]

Hi Chas,

Yep the 2 life golf cart batteries weigh about 5KG so I'm not worried about the weight  I was going to use the 2nd motor mainly for hills and of course to provide extra range when the left battery is low.

Glad to know you can start on the motor from still. Looking at the pics you've posted there's still room on the left motor to mount a cooling fan?  I know the right motor is too tight to fit a fan, but I'm not too worried about that overheating.  Will probably put a temp sensor on it to keep an eye on it though.

[QUOTE]Bring on the next one[/QUOTE]

You not having a break now?
posted on: 27/04/2014 14:35:39

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

As you said the lighter battery's will be great ,Regarding a far on the left motor there is room to fit one just to keep it cool but if if it gets hot all you do is switch to the other motor and let the others cool down Regarding a rest not yet I have 3 to do two of them are about finished the 3rd is stripped and now needs building up Photos to follow later Bye Chas \:d/ \:d/ \:d/ \:d/
posted on: 27/04/2014 15:04:35