CX500 / Trident Police Trike Rebuild

for those of you that have M.B.S. (multiple bike syndrome) and have the "silver wing" models.
as our sponsors also have supplies for those bikes and they are popular with the "wing" crowd.

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Re: CX500 / Trident Police Trike Rebuild

Post #121 by motormike » Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:24 am

The m/cylinder is a universal unit.. found on many small industrial vehicles... mostly fork lifts... at least that's what the fellows at Brake and Equipment told me. Been used for years.. readily available. Cheap.
My trike has the Cj rear end with the golf cart brake shoe system.. blew a wheel cylinder a couple weeks back... the fellows were able to rebuild it. I ride mine.. cruises at 55.. with steam left in the kettle.... but like a sidecar.. trikes have " rules " and curves are in the rule book.
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Re: CX500 / Trident Police Trike Rebuild

Post #122 by mytown » Sat Dec 14, 2019 1:50 pm

Just wondering how the Raesan ignition worked out and how many miles you have on it.
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Re: CX500 / Trident Police Trike Rebuild

Post #123 by scootsx2 » Fri Dec 27, 2019 10:54 pm

mytown wrote:Just wondering how the Raesan ignition worked out and how many miles you have on it.

The Raesan ignition has worked flawlessly. I highly recommend it. I have about 4000 miles on it so far.
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