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I just installed a 3rd generation trike kit on my 650. It is an 06 with only 3500 miles on it.

As many of you already know the previous generation trike kits were sort of a disaster.
While the two kits at first glance seen very similar, the difference between the two is night & day.

The fit and finish of the new kit is remarkably better. The parts are polished, the weld quality is excellent
At all of the stress points there is much more metal. It took a certified mechanic about 4 hours to install the kit. That included the time to remove the old kit.
If you are new to this it will probably take you longer (this was not the mechanics first Yelvington install).

I have only ridden the trike a few hundred miles, it handles quite well.
I think Yelvington has finally got it right.
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I'll post some photos next week......................gary
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I have a 3.0 kit for my 650 also. I've read some of your old post about the older kit and was wondering if you put the body kit on also and if so did you keep the older side pod's and go with the newer one's. If so would you be interested in selling the older stye side pod's.
 

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If you check out the BurgmanUSA forum, you'll see lots of comments about the inherent whine of the 650's final drive -- apparently caused by the cut gears used. I was told to switch to synthetic to help that -- we did on ours, and got only a slight improvement.
 

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Very interested not looking for the longer one's just the shorter one's if they are compatable with excaliber rear body that Yelvington is saleing. And do they come with all the mounting gear. How much. thx's
 

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They are campatable , i built both . I did not like the short ones , so decided I could come up with something that looks better, strange why you would like the short ones.
They have all the hardware, I just don't know if I have the templates of where to cut the slots in the body to bolt them on. I will get them out and send you some pictures if you send me your email to [email protected].
Did you buy the body from yelvington, what kind of job did they do on it work wise.
$250 for the set+ shipping.
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If you check out the BurgmanUSA forum, you'll see lots of comments about the inherent whine of the 650's final drive -- apparently caused by the cut gears used. I was told to switch to synthetic to help that -- we did on ours, and got only a slight improvement.
And this has what to do with the Yelvington Generation 3 Trike kit ?
 

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No didn't get picture's. Probably something wrong with my set up. If you go to the Yelvington picture gallery, Third row down and last picture in that row it show's what I'm interested in. Also I would like to know if those type of side pod's required the LeoVince muffler. thx
 

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I also own a Burgman 650 Yelvington trike after having two previous Trinity kits over the past six years. In fact, my first Trinity was one of the first three production models sold to customers. My husband has installed all three himself.

I now have about 5,000 miles on my Yelvington over the past 10 months. I agree with the originator of this thread that the Yelvington generation model is light years ahead of the earlier Trinity (or "legacy" as the company now likes to refer to them) models. Nevertheless, whatever mechanical problem we encountered with our Trinity's, the owners (Richard and Bob) were always willing to quickly rectify the issue free of charge. Over the early "beta" years, they were always willing to upgrade my trike to the latest version at no cost to us. Many folks have been highly critical of Trinity; however, in working closely with Richard and Bob, we came to understand that they were just two under-capitalized trike enthusiasts passionate about producing a safe, reliable, superior product for those who shared the same interest.

Richard Yelvington has continued on with the new company, now named after him, and we are pleased to observe that with the proper capitalization and resources behind him, Richard has finally been able to realize his dream regarding the quality trike conversion he originally designed. I can't imagine a Burgman trike conversion that rolls smoother, corners easier, and rides quieter than the current Yelvington model. I do not have either the reverse gear or body options, which I'm sure would be nice to have but not necessary. We are also looking forward to the new chain-to-belt conversion expected out this summer.
 
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