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SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

[size=8][/size][color=green][center]This is my next restoration using my Front and Back brake mods as you will there is only a body to start with .I won it some time ago and stripped it down compleat and stored it until now [/center][/color] R Just checking the wiring Found a few bad connections now all seems to be ok Also fitted one of my Warning Hazard light fittings ..as you can see Fitted a Pod and it seems to be ok but it will need a proper test later on
posted on: 23/05/2015 20:41:59

dave posted:

Look forward to seeing this one mate
posted on: 23/05/2015 21:04:35

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Thanks this one has got a very good body (very little damage ) and I have seen loads of body's in the past and this one is in great condition Chassis ready for building up And here are the brake mods that I will be fitting Thanks to Dan for making the 3D bearing holders
posted on: 23/05/2015 21:23:16

Dan posted:

This will be a great C5 with all the latest mods, great work Chas
posted on: 24/05/2015 09:12:12

dave posted:

Chas is this going to be 24 v or higher?
posted on: 24/05/2015 09:39:23

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Not sure yet ..as I have an 8 speed Shimano Nexus hub and I may use it on The next 24volt one ...but before I do use it Karl has sauced me some fittings that I will need to test it out before fitting it ...But I don't think it will be this one ... Chas
posted on: 24/05/2015 09:48:39

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Back to today's restoration .started to build up the chassi :-({|= W:-({|= \:d/
posted on: 24/05/2015 11:23:34

Karl posted:

Hi Chas, it's looking good. I see you managed to stock up on the Schwalbe City Jets. The Nexus parts are on the way, just hope they don't take too long. Av phun. Karl.
posted on: 24/05/2015 13:07:02

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Thanks Karl I can always rely on you Bye Chas
posted on: 24/05/2015 14:28:23

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

A little more done on the chassis
posted on: 24/05/2015 20:13:21

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Motor fitted then body placed over the chassis and fitted ...
posted on: 24/05/2015 20:35:00

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Getting there now .as you can see it's looking good just fitted an indicator buzzer just in case the indicators are used but forgotten to switch them of so from now there is no excuse ...LED bulbs fitted front and rear
posted on: 25/05/2015 07:14:02

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Just made up a back brake light switch up and running ...... I will take a photo when it gets darker should be better Here is he photo but with the lights on .....
posted on: 27/05/2015 14:03:31

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Here are two photos taken at 2100 as you can see the back brake light light is much better .one without the rear light and the next one is with the light on
posted on: 27/05/2015 20:35:44

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Mirrors fitted photos to follow .not be long now just got to sort out the wheel covers and the boot ....will be for sale very soon as soon as I can take it out for some test runs ..... :-({|= W:-({|= \:d/
posted on: 28/05/2015 15:06:47

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Ok here are some more photos all it needs now is the wheel trims. And a test run ....
posted on: 30/05/2015 16:45:36

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Just been out on the C5 and it goes great now for sale ...(need to sell it as I have just started my next project ) It will be a 8speed hub at the moment just testing it out and it seems to be ok ....
posted on: 07/06/2015 20:15:49

Charliesgarage posted:

Hi Chas, I'm a fan of your work! I was curious if you know of anyone has fitted a 3 speed hub with coaster brake? I have seen them on trikes here in the U.S.
posted on: 04/09/2015 00:20:09

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Hi I have fitted a 3 speed / Dynamo to one C5 also 3 other 3 speed hubs in the past Also one 7 speed and I have started my next one that is an 8 speed hub Regarding the coaster brake they will not work on a C5 as the hub is not on the back axle .. All the best Chas
posted on: 04/09/2015 06:43:42

ranma_simon posted:

Just been out on the C5 and it goes great now for sale ...(need to sell it as I have just started my next project ) It will be a 8speed hub at the moment just testing it out and it seems to be ok ....
Incredible work!!! I really want a C5 restored like this one!!!
posted on: 04/09/2015 19:48:09

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

My next restoration will be the 8 speed hub that I tested and posted a few weeks ago it was delayed due to restoring a C5 for Chris well that's now finished and collected bye him and his son ... So here we go here is the body that. I will be using as you can see it needs a lot of cleaning and hard work to get it how I like them ... This one will have the 8 speed hub and the front and back wheel disc brake fitted ..plus indicators wing mirrors horn it goes on and on . I will be posting photos of the build up as I go on Chas There is one thing that I haven't seen before the Hoover service sticker ...I also checked the address and it's still at the same address at the industrial estate ...
posted on: 08/09/2015 18:05:38