Which is of course the reason they are the only choice to tackle thousands of miles of sweaty jungle heat, dirt tracks, monsoon rains and the Himalayan peaks.
With our own pimped out rickshaw it should be working better than when they came out of the factory, which is not saying much, but fear not it will still break down, a lot.
Under the Skin of the beast:
|Engine:||2 stroke, single cylinder, forced air cooled|
|Power:||7 HP at 5000 rpm|
|Tourque:||12.17 Nm at 3500 rpm|
|Transmision:||4 forward, 1 reverse|
|Brakes:||Hydraulic expanding shoe|
|Fuel Capacity:||8 ltr inc. 1.4 reserve|
|Top speed:||55kmph (I've seen more, especially down hill)|
|Weight:||277kg plus us two plus extra fuel plus a case of gin...|