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Posted on 3 December 2012 at 12:00 am (CET)
Category: General
Posted on 3 December 2012 at 12:00 am (CET)
Category: General

Today I've been busy removing the last part from the frame, the engine. Only problem was the carburetor, some hose and the exhaust still being in the way so I had remove these first. I also still removed the radiator.

E-Streetquad Removing the engine


E-Streetquad Removing the engine


E-Streetquad Removing the engine


E-Streetquad Removing the engine


Now it was finally time to remove the engine. While it went easier than I thought since the engine is pretty lightweight I was still happy to have this cart on wheels here so I could easily roll it out of the way.

E-Streetquad Removing the engine


E-Streetquad Removing the engine


The frame is all empty now. For the rest I don't think I'll have to remove anything else for now.

E-Streetquad Removing the engine

Posted on 2 December 2012 at 01:00 am (CET)
Category: General
Posted on 2 December 2012 at 01:00 am (CET)
Category: General

Continued disassembling again. I was able to remove the whole wire harness now and the rest of the electronics. I also removed the nerfbar and hielguards so I'll have some more space to remove the engine. Ofcourse I also had to remove the chain for this.

E-Streetquad Disassembling some more


Frame is almost empty now. Only the radiator and engine left. But I'm stuck with lots of spare parts now. For now I just put them in boxes and hung up some of the bigger parts. I'll have to go and make something soon so I can store everything properly.

E-Streetquad Disassembling some more


E-Streetquad Disassembling some more


Meanwhile I also returned the white fenders and received the red side ones.

E-Streetquad Disassembling some more


Seeing as I also have an idea already which batteries I will be using (CALB SE 70 Ah) I started making some paper models. This way I can easily see if and how they will fit in the frame as soon as the engine is out. Quite some work to fold and glue them all, pretty much like in kindergarten. But it'll be all worth it.

E-Streetquad Disassembling some more


E-Streetquad Disassembling some more

Posted on 30 November 2012 at 12:08 am (CET)
Category: General
Posted on 30 November 2012 at 12:08 am (CET)
Category: General

First thing I did today was remove the headlights and part of the wiring on the front. Just to be sure I labeled everything so I can easily see what everything's for later on.

E-Streetquad Removing the silencers, tank and part of electronics


I also removed the gas tank, silencers and part of the exhaust. This quad bike won't be needing these anymore.

E-Streetquad Removing the silencers, tank and part of electronics


And this is what it looks like right now.

E-Streetquad Removing the silencers, tank and part of electronics

Posted on 28 November 2012 at 10:00 am (CET)
Category: General
Posted on 28 November 2012 at 10:00 am (CET)
Category: General

While the quad bike looked very great I really had to start disassembling it to continue the project. So that's what I did. First I removed all fenders. It's quite some work as they're fixed to many points and attached to eachother as well. I removed the mudguards first.

E-Streetquad Disassembly started


Also had to detach the handle bar. Only after I done that I could remove the white fenders. These are all going back to the dealer since I got the red fenders for them.

E-Streetquad Disassembly started


Suddenly the quad bike looked pretty naked.

E-Streetquad Disassembly started


Also took a picture of the engine already. Definately looks nice but it really needs to get out of there for this project.

E-Streetquad Disassembly started

Posted on 25 November 2012 at 07:53 pm (CET)
Category: General
Posted on 25 November 2012 at 07:53 pm (CET)
Category: General

The quad bike is fully assembled now. All parts look to be complete, even though there were some small mistakes in the wiring, a weld that was in the way and a missing thread for a reflector but this was all easy to fix. Also measured everything for the future parts that will go into it. I'm really happy I chose for this quad bike, it looks amazing and is just perfect for this project.

E-Streetquad First assembly complete


E-Streetquad First assembly complete


I'm not going to ride it since I want to sell the engine and other parts as new but ofcourse I couldn't resist sitting on it for a while to feel what it's like. And it felt great, really looking forward to the day I can actually ride it.

E-Streetquad First assembly complete


With the purchase of this quad bike I also got bordeaux red fenders. The white ones will go back to the dealer once they're off. I just still have to receive red ones for the sides as well.

E-Streetquad First assembly complete