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American Beetle '68
"American Beetle" represents the first VW trike. Ed used a 36 horsepower engine from a 1957 VW and a Honda front fork.

Due to all the weight in the rear Ed corrected the teeter totter effect by filling the front forks with five pounds of lead.

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