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This is a delta trike I built about 7 years ago.  It was a power assisted delta version. It two different sets of wheelchair motors installed over time but on each set one broke down so they were removed and it was pedal only.  It was sold on craigslist a few years ago.

Here was the original design I started with but it got quite a few modifications as it went along.


http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta1a.jpg

The next few plans are various designs I was looking at before I actually built the thing.



http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta2a.jpg



http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta2e-c.jpg


http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta2f.jpg


http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta2i.jpg


http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta2k.jpg

 
http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta2j.jpg

 There were a few more plans but these give an idea of what I was looking for.

 The next set of pictures shows the trike during the building stages

lower frame with differential axle

http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b2.jpg

Rear box frame

http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b7.jpg

jack shaft setup for pedal chain

http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b9.jpg

actual view of jack shaft before mounting on box frame

http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b12.jpg

frame with front section added

http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b16.jpg

jack shaft gears with home made hubs

http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b17.jpg

mag wheels for rear wheels

http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b18.jpg

box frame with wheels added

http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b19.jpg

front half of frame with front wheels and pedals

http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b20.jpg

close up of chain gearing for both jack shafts

http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b22.jpg

frame for cargo box added

http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b23.jpg

seat frame and back attached

http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b24.jpg

first wheelchair motor assist installed - broke down on me

http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b25.jpg

another view of rear cargo frame

http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b26.jpg

cargo box now covered with aluminum siding sheet metal
 
http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b31.jpg

showing box open with tail gate lowered
 
http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b32.jpg

side view of cargo box
 
http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b33.jpg

view of seat woven onto frame
 
http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b29.jpg

second motor setup - left one died on me
 
http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b41.jpg

wiring diagram for split lighting system - keeps batteries even
 
http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b40.jpg


setup showing pedal chain gear changer
 
http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b44.jpg

new chain line using new gear changer instead of derailer
 
http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b45.jpg

 Completed trike pictures showing lighting system   Dual headlights, turn signals, tail lights and brake lights.

trike completed  - right front view
 
http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b38.jpg

trike completed -  left front view
 
http://www.packratworkshop.com/pics/delta-b39.jpg