U.S. TRIKES (TM) Rear Axle Housing Assembly
Assembled and ready to paint.
Our Standard Rear is the 38 ½ inch Wide from Drum to Drum
There is an additional charge of $200 for CUSTOM Width housings.
The Widest Housing available is 45 1/2" and the Narrowest is our Standard 35 1/2" wide Rear
The U.S.Trikes (TM) Housing assembly comes completely assembled, with the Differential installed & is even Pre-Greased.
The Housing is jig-aligned and MIG-welded, using CNC machined Mosier engineering axle tube ends, 4130 Chrome Moly 2.5 inch O.D, 125 wall tubing. CNC Laser Cut adjusting plates that are ½ inch thick, CNC Laser cut center housing side plates that are 3/8 inch thick.
All crucial fitting parts are then finished on a Bridgeport Vertical Mill.
The housings are machined to accept any early 1964 to 1979 8 inch & 9" small bearing, small Ford differentials, with 28 spline axles. from Moser Engineering, they are 28 spline Billet Steel Axles and Bill Thomas Enterprises reconditioned 8" or 9" Ford differential.
The Moser Engineering Axles are made to my specifications, and are also used in my Custom Width Rear Axle Housing Assembly.
Up to 12" Section Width Tires.
These narrower housings are great for that wall-to-wall tire look.
The U.S. TRIKES (TM) Rear Assembly. comes Completely Assembled, Less Axles & Brakes, just add the Axles & Brakes of your choice, the COST of the Axles & Drum Brake Kit is included in the cost of the Rear Housing assy.
All that is left to do to the rear-axle assembly is clean, prime, and paint the color of your choice.
It is even Pre-Greased to be sure it is not overlooked.
BELT DRIVE INCLUDED IN KIT PRICE.
Call for CHAIN DRIVE KIT prices
CHAIN DRIVE TO BELT DRIVE CONVERSION kits for ALL HARLEY DAVIDSONS
We use 8" & 9" Ford Rebuilt differentials and custom-made NEW Billet Steel Axles.
We do not use cut and re-splined stock axles.
To keep the axle-housing and kit affordable, and give the you the option of choosing your own brake system, Drum Brakes are included.
Brake parts from most 8 inch small bearing Ford brake systems will work (1964 to 1979) the smaller the better.
Remember. Your trike does not weigh as much as a car. A good size would be: mustang, Comet, Granada etc.
NOTE: Must be 8 inch 5 lug axles, known as "5 on 4 1/2 bolt pattern"
These smaller brake systems will work with 5/8 inch or 3/4-inch rear Harley master cylinders.
The 113 cu.in. S&S powered trike on the homepage of this website has a "Speedway Automotive" Part# 835-100262, Black Gold Brake Kit Street Rod Wilwood Disc brake Kit. $295. extra option
ALL Brakes should use a Residual Valve. These Valves hold a little pressure on the Brake Pads or Shoes, allowing the Brake Pedal Not to have to travel down to far before engaging to the Drum or Rotor
ELECTRIC TRIKE REVERSE
Optional U.S. TRIKES (TM) ORIGINAL & UNIQUE Electric Reverse [patent pending]
Fully installed, just bolt on the Motor, connect 2 wires and you are ready to do backups without pushing with your feet
The reverse kit MUST be ordered with the U.S. TRIKES (TM) electric reverse housing because the housing is designed to accept our original and unique electric reverse mechanism.
A new center housing to accept the electric reverse is available at an extra cost if not ordered initially.
ELECTRIC REVERSE MOTOR COMES WITH LIFETIME WARRANTY
U.S. Trikes (TM) Bodies
Racy, compact and low slung.
Roomy locking trunk
Racy, compact and low slung with flat top.
Can be used flat with solo seat or with custom add-on hump to fit your double seat.
Choose either hidden or visible struts option.
"The Rogue" works great on Dressers
The ROGUE trike body has the rounded rear of a '32 Ford street rod.
All US Trike kits and trike conversions are made in the USA using only American made materials.
We don't cut costs by using imported mass produced components like other trike companies do.
You get what you pay for and that 'cheap trike kit' will cost you more in the long run.
That's why we guarantee our trike components for the life of the original owner.
Nobody else dares to do that.
Ask yourself why.
Every US Trike converion includes electric reverse.
As a trike owner, you will need it so don't get caught without it.
You can buy the cheaper trike kits but that's what you will get.
We are not a big corporation churning out mass produced trikes.
US Trikes treats every customer like they're our only customer.
From start to finish, you get personal service that nobody else can match.
Service, support, safety and superior quality; everything you want and need in your trike.
We won't ever cut corners to make a quick profit.