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Air Conditioning Parts
Rein Automotive offers a complete OE-quality A/C program, including evaporators, evaporator kits, condensers, expansion valves, hose assemblies, and more.



Hoses

Rein Automotive offers a growing line of direct replacement OE-quality hoses that are 100% correct in form, fit, and function.


Anti-Vibration & Suspension Parts
Rein Automotive offers OE-quality anti-vibration & suspension parts for late models to automobiles just off the showroom floor.



Axle Boots & Boot Kits
With an exact fit for every import application we carry, Rein Automotive offers OE-quality axle boot kits complete with grease and all required hardware for front wheel and all-wheel drive vehicles.



Wheel Bearing & Bearing Kits
Rein Automotive offers only OE-quality wheel bearing & bearing kits complete with every single part required to get the job done right.



First Aid
The Rein Automotive First Aid program is the solution for problematic parts that need to be replaced more often.



Water Pumps & Kits
We’re so confident that our water pumps and kits will exceed even OE standards, that we’ve backed them with an industry-leading 4-year/50,000 mile warantee.


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Wooden Bicycles

Wooden BicyclesThe first bicycles were made of wood, and were called Velocipedes. The first known wood bike is thought to have been designed by Leonardo da Vinci. While there is a lot of controversy surrounding the discovery of Leonardo’s wood bicycle, the following resources make it clear that the popularity of the wooden bike is gaining momentum. Inventors all over the world have designed and built their own wood bikes, some for artistic value and others that have practical uses as a mode of alternative transportation. This article summarizes some of the best designs and provides links to the best of today’s wooden bike resources.

Auto CanoeAuto Canoe

The Autocanoe Is a Pedal Powered Amphibious Recumbent Tricycle and a Roadable Pedal Canoe! The configuration is that of a Recumbent Tricycle with the two forward wheels driving and the single rear wheel steering both on land and in the water. It can travel over the road and through the water with comfort and grace. Transitions from land to water and back are accomplished smoothly and seamlessly without leaving your seat. On the road it is stable and secure. On the water it is tractable and relaxing. This human powered vehicle appeals to bicycle enthusiasts as well as wooden boat fans.

Art Wood BikeDesign Boom Wooden Bikes

Design Boom is a Tokyo company. This page showcases images of six wooden bicycles for a variety of applications. They display a wooden tandem, a wooden micro bike, a wood road bike, an art wood bike, a wooden micro-scooter and an ike-a-bike ‘mountain bike’ design.

Gota Wood BikeGota Wood Bicycles

Gota designs and builds original wood bicycles for sale in Brazil. Their designs are inspired by natural shapes, they strive to build bikes with clean lines and quality construction. Their bicycles are produced with maritime ply-wood and compressed with a high-resistance glue. Their products are intended as practical transportation solutions or as home art pieces.

Italian Wooden BicycleItalian Wooden Bicycles

Bicycle historians argue over whether Leonardo da Vinci was the inventor of the bicycle, but there are no doubts that a modern day craftman from the same area of Italy made a workable modern two-wheeler from wood. Vinicio Magni has been making wonderful wooden bicycles since 1995 when he patented his first wood bike design. Since then he has produced several interesting designs including a wooden racing bike.

Wood RecumbentMonne Ligfiets

A flash-driven website that showcases two wooden recumbent designs, the “Sputnik” and the “Vostok”. The purpose of the Sputnik was to get some experience in building bikes. The Vostok is the short-wheelbase version of the design. The seat is made of a single sheet of beech plywood. At the moment the bike still has mostly old parts. The site is foreign language, but a link to the English version is provided.

Wooden RecumbentWood Bikes you can Make

Instructions for building a wooden bicycle, based on one builder’s experience with wooden recumbents. Tom’s design uses a single piece of wood for the main frame with no joints. A piece of plywood on each side takes

Vehicle classes | NZ Transport Agency

AA (pedal cycle)

A vehicle designed to be propelled through a mechanism solely by human power.

AB (power-assisted pedal cycle)

A pedal cycle to which is attached one or more auxiliary propulsion motors having a combined maximum power output not exceeding 300 watts.

LA (moped with two wheels)*

A motor vehicle (other than a power-assisted pedal cycle) that:

  • has two wheels, and
  • either:

–    has an engine cylinder capacity not exceeding 50ml and a maximum speed not exceeding 50km/h, or

–    has a power source other than a piston engine and a maximum speed not exceeding 50km/h.

LB (moped with three wheels)

A motor vehicle (other than a power-assisted pedal cycle) that:

  • has three wheels, and
  • either:

–    has an engine cylinder capacity not exceeding 50ml and a maximum speed not exceeding 50km/h, or

–    has a power source other than a piston engine and a maximum speed not exceeding 50km/h.

An LB 1 motor vehicle has one wheel at the front and two wheels at the rear. An LB 2 motor vehicle has two wheels at the front and one wheel at the rear.

LC (motorcycle)

A motor vehicle that:

  • has two wheels, and
  • either:

–    has an engine cylinder capacity exceeding 50ml, or

–    has a maximum speed exceeding 50km/h.

LD (motorcycle and side-car)

A motor vehicle that:

  • has three wheels asymmetrically arranged in relation to the longitudinal median axis, and
  • either:

–    has an engine cylinder capacity exceeding 50ml, or

–    has a maximum speed exceeding 50km/h.

DEFINITION: 
side-car

A car, box or other receptacle attached to the side of a motorcycle and supported by a wheel.

LE (motor tricycle)

A motor vehicle that:

  • has three wheels symmetrically arranged in relation to the longitudinal median axis, and
  • has a gross vehicle mass not exceeding one tonne, and
  • either:

–    has an engine cylinder capacity exceeding 50ml, or

–    has a maximum speed exceeding 50km/h.

An LE 1 motor vehicle has one wheel at the front and two wheels at the rear. An LE 2 motor vehicle has two wheels at the front and one wheel at the rear.

DEFINITION:
passenger vehicle

A motor vehicle that:

  • is constructed primarily for the carriage of passengers; and
  • either:

–    has at least four wheels, or

–    has three wheels and a gross vehicle mass exceeding one tonne.

MA (passenger car)

 

Passenger car MA

A passenger vehicle (other than a class MB or class MC vehicle) that has not more than nine seating positions (including the driver’s seating position).

MB (forward control passenger vehicle)

 

A passenger vehicle (other than a class MC vehicle):

  • that has not more than nine seating positions (including the driver’s seating position), and
  • in which the centre of the steering wheel is in the forward quarter of the vehicle’s total length.

MC (off-road passenger vehicle)

 Off-road passenger vehicle MC

A passenger vehicle, designed with special features for off-road operation, that has not more than nine seating positions (including the driver’s seating position), and that:

  • has four-wheel drive, and
  • has at least four of the