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    Again, I love Roadsmith trike............... BUT I will tell you where NOT TO GET YOUR TRIKE built...This company will rip you off Before installation the owner will sweet talk you into him doing the building/ BUT once he builds it LOOK OUT ....Even a small question he will bill you .......

    To the builder: Give me back my $90.00 ASAP cause I will BAD mouth you for ever... Your lucky that I don't just flash your name all over the internet...

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    Hang in there Ronnie, some installers are out there just to get the $ and screw you over while doing it. Unfortunately, you don't know that until the fat lady sings, until it's all said and done. Having said that, there are good one's out there, you know, like Zook but we all can't get to Zook. I am disappointed in the communication with Bear Lake RS, but I've said that before, so no need to shovel into it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Burnerboy View Post
    Again, I love Roadsmith trike............... BUT I will tell you where NOT TO GET YOUR TRIKE built...This company will rip you off Before installation the owner will sweet talk you into him doing the building/ BUT once he builds it LOOK OUT ....Even a small question he will bill you .......

    To the builder: Give me back my $90.00 ASAP cause I will BAD mouth you for ever... Your lucky that I don't just flash your name all over the internet...
    Burner, are you talking about the shop in Keene? if so, it took me over 3 years to get the $700 he owned me for parts he "misplaced"....

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    Quote Originally Posted by DblTrbl View Post
    Burner, are you talking about the shop in Keene? if so, it took me over 3 years to get the $700 he owned me for parts he "misplaced"....
    You just hit the nail right on the head, it's now inserted deep into the board!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Silks70 View Post
    All I can say is I have downloaded the parts list from the RS site. Some of the parts listed are Volkswagen parts, actually there is a mixture of parts to this conversion kit. I replaced my brakes with ceramic pads and they are for a 1969 Volkswagen Beetle.
    Roadsmith does use some VW brake parts,and I believe the cv joints are VW as well. The rear differential is ford. I like this because I can go to a parts store anywhere and get replacement parts. Not so much with some other trike manufacturers . With them the parts have to be bought from them and they can charge what they want.

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