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Old 07-15-2012, 09:46 AM
turbojoe turbojoe is offline
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Default Re: What kind of kit is reliable

Originally Posted by pradeepbhat92 View Post
alright so I've been looking at friction drive kits and from what i understand you can use any engine you just need the kit?

Also I heard slipping occurs in the rain any ways to avoid that and also how much of a reduction in speed does that mean?
Well, from my experience, speed would drop from 25mph to about 10-15mph. Supposedly, if you pushed down on the roller enough it would not slip, but I could never get it to work though. It rains a lot where I live so I switched from a friction drive to a GEBE belt drive.
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