How to Build a VW Trike
Imagine riding a trike like
Big Yella, anytime you want and
anywhere you want. It looks great. It sounds great and it handles
brilliantly. I have ridden 2 wheelers for
many years, but riding a trike is something special. Comfort, style
and performance. Riding a
trike should be on your 'bucket list' of things to do
even if you have hire one for the day.
Phil Parry is my name and a technical illustrator
by profession. I
engineered and built this
trike in my small home garage. And
you could too.
The Big Yella
After replacing the
engine in my daughters 1965 VW Beetle, I wondered what to do with
VW 1200cc Beetle
now sitting and bleeding oil over my garage floor.
As I admired the simplistic mechanical genius of
Ferdinand Porsche's creation and feeling sorry at the thought of
discarding it on some rubbish dump, it was
at that moment I thought, I'll
build a VW trike' And so the journey
All the design, fabrication, engine works, electrical
wiring, spray painting, fibre-glassing, timber and wrought iron
work, in fact everything you see, I did in that
basic home garage and there is no reason
why you could not as well.
Serious Guide to Building a VW Trike
Build your own Big Yella trike and enjoy the
thrill of the ride like many customers
'A Serious Guide to Building A VW Trike'
will show you
step by step how to convert a VW Beetle
rear end into a stunning trike like Big Yella, based on hands-on
'A Serious Guide to Building A VW Trike' will
save you time, money and frustration. Do it right the first time.