Messerschmitt/Sachs motor build party
Here is an old post. I am not sure what Arcane is. I thought is was small and weird. Now it seems Pebble Beach is a big deal. What seemed to start out as a poor mans fancy is now autos only? In California 3 wheeled vehicles are motorcycles. Wouldn't an old Harley be Arcane? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vPDQnGfQfE Is this Arcane. Messerschmitts are Arcane. They are technically a motorcycle. An Issetta is a motorcycle. I have seen a few motorcycle's here. One is the 1970's Auranthetic Charger https://barnfinds.com/shocking-1973-auranthetic-charger-mini-bike/ This sure looks Arcane. Seems to me the group should be called Arcane Vehicles. Seems there is a lot of latitude here in the past. So in my opinion keep it small and weird. https://newatlas.com/veloschmitt-1950s-messerschmitt-e-velomobile/31942/ Lawrence Rhodestoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
On Saturday, June 25, 2011, 11:33:37 AM PDT, Lawrence Rhodes <primobassoon@...> wrote:
What a great idea. Great simple car too. HowEVer those of you that know my
once in a while electric vehicle posts will know I'm about to suggest replacing
that dinosaur of a drive train with an electric one. I bet you could for about
a thousand dollars put in a 72v motorcycle drive train. However to get decent
range the batteries would be a few grand. That being said it bet rebuilding
that little motor isn't all that hard compared to other larger motors. It's
nice to have a friend with a shop. I personally have had a lot of experience
wrenching everything from a Datsun 1200/ Bluebird station wagon. VW bugs,
Hondas etc..So I'd personally would like to watch help and learn how the
Messerschmidt's are put together so I can build one up with an electric drive
train. I'd like to have a 200 mile range which I think is possible with this
small efficient vehicle. Lawrence Rhodes..still looking for that low CD in a
http://www.evalbum.com/1160 City EL
http://www.evalbum.com/3352 Very Arcane
http://www.evalbum.com/504 Very Arcane
http://www.evalbum.com/type/ENCL Enclosed motorcycles
http://www.evalbum.com/2311 Chapman Wind EV
http://www.evalbum.com/type/KTHB Kit cars & hand builts
After finding all these I couldn't find one Messerschmitt that has been
converted.....Maybe an Arcaner could be a first I'll help.....
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