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Forum: Hacks 10-29-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,758
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Believe it or not...the project remains....but is not complete.

I got ahead of myself in the planning and spent more than I should have on prototyping and scale modelling. I do intend to finish it sometime in the near future, but the move to bc was a bit of a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,470
Posted By CJay'sFJ
+100 I can't count the number of people I...

+100

I can't count the number of people I have stopped to help and some of them ended up riding buds, never hesitate to stop and help someone whenever you can. It does come back around. I can...
Forum: Canada 05-08-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,417
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Emailed him two days ago and so far nothing. hope...

Emailed him two days ago and so far nothing. hope he gets around to it.
Forum: Canada 05-08-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,417
Posted By CJay'sFJ
I think that anything less than 1000, one...

I think that anything less than 1000, one bedroom. I know there are many many more there that are more, but are there any decent places in good neighbourhoods (i know i'm reaching here) for even...
Forum: Canada 05-08-2009, 01:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,417
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Awesome deuce and everybody for all the advice....

Awesome deuce and everybody for all the advice. it will be much easier with some new buds to help us along the way. Look forward to meeting you all in person at the end of august. If any of you hear...
Forum: Canada 05-07-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,417
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Deuce, do you have links for these places?

Deuce,

do you have links for these places?
Forum: Canada 05-07-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,417
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Somebody really spent some time creating that...

Somebody really spent some time creating that post :rofl.
Had found that site when we started planning to move, and will join. I guess it will give me more info to narrow things down. but it's...
Forum: Canada 05-06-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,417
Posted By CJay'sFJ
We are sick to death of the dull east too....

We are sick to death of the dull east too. appreciate the condolences.

Transit sucks everywhere, especially here....and as for traffic i used to live in toronto...can't be much worse.

We're...
Forum: Canada 05-05-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,417
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Not familiar with the area but thanks for the...

Not familiar with the area but thanks for the tips...will look at those options as well. will have to start looking at a few more areas i guess. As for the other guy that mentioned surrey being full...
Forum: Canada 05-05-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,417
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Hi guys and thanks for the responses. Seems...

Hi guys and thanks for the responses.
Seems that actually sfu has campuses in burnaby vancouver and surrey. I have really no idea about the area other than what i saw when i was there briefly on a...
Forum: Canada 05-05-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,417
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Moving ontario to BC (surrey/vancouver)

Hey guys and gals,

I am moving to BC late summer and would like to make contact with some people in the vancouver/surrey area for advice on good areas to find a place to stay and what...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,924
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Eek the hard way

1985.

Cousin mike says to me...then 10 years old...but almost 6' tall and all of 140 lbs. " ok the clutch doesn't work so don't worry about that....oh and the kickers broke too. so what you do is...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2009, 12:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,620
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Don't forget 450cc AIR Cooled twin...ugh...might...

Don't forget 450cc AIR Cooled twin...ugh...might make more...but for all of about 5 minutes on the highway before kablooey!! LMFAO:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2009, 12:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,620
Posted By CJay'sFJ
No...can't believe someone suggested that nitrous...

No...can't believe someone suggested that nitrous kit. She'll be happier this way I think. she's giving the 650 a top to bottom cleaning right now. I think she's gonna like this one better anyway....
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,620
Posted By CJay'sFJ
It's a colour I thought I wouldn't like...

It's a colour I thought I wouldn't like but.....burgundy.
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2009, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,620
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Saw one with her this morning...she says dollar...

Saw one with her this morning...she says dollar for dollar that will be close enough....but....she's gonna keep the 450 for around town commuting...for which we'll be lowering that overall gearing...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2009, 01:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,620
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Overbore for a nighthawk 450? Possible? where to find?

Hi all,

A friend of mine is looking for an overbore kit for her nighthawk 450. She is not willing to sell it but wants a little more oomph. Is there such a thing as an overbore kit for these? i...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 69,438
Posted By CJay'sFJ
the thing about the beginner bikes is that they...

the thing about the beginner bikes is that they all seem to be either sporty looking with body parts to break in a tip-over or hokey looking cruiser things that have chrome to scratch. Is there not a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2009, 06:57 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 69,438
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Question Best first bike for first ride for a 5'2" girl

I have a friend that is obsessed with getting into biking but finds that the only beginner bikes she has seen at the dealer were unattractive (gz250) or too high Dr350. She wants something easy to...
Forum: The Garage 12-05-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 23,696
Posted By CJay'sFJ
I think what you meant was turboshaft....but very...

I think what you meant was turboshaft....but very cool/scary nonetheless.

Cheers,
Formernortherner
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,616
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Unfortuneately, as honda does, this will be a...

Unfortuneately, as honda does, this will be a short run for the sake of the styling excersize. If it goes over incredibly well it may lead to other iterations in other sizes. For example, the old...
Forum: Hacks 11-17-2008, 05:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,758
Posted By CJay'sFJ
It's all good Kliff. I am actually looking...

It's all good Kliff.

I am actually looking into some even wilder stuff (traditionally speaking) that will in a round-a-bout way be a simpler way to achieve what I'm talking about. I am waiting to...
Forum: Hacks 11-14-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,758
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Claude, I think you are right and I am sorry...

Claude,

I think you are right and I am sorry for even putting that in the post in the first place about the patent thing. Like richard said, many of the designs out there have never been patented...
Forum: Hacks 11-14-2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 2,302,162
Posted By CJay'sFJ
"I hereby dub thee.....Bike-abago." That...

"I hereby dub thee.....Bike-abago."

That thing is wild. Homemade or was that at one time a factory produced rig? Whoever made it certainly was thinking. Dry place to sleep when camping out is...
Forum: Hacks 11-14-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 2,302,162
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Wow...that looks...cozy?:dunno. Hope she...

Wow...that looks...cozy?:dunno.

Hope she doesn't have a long ride ahead in that, especially after a dinner out.:eek1

Formernortherner
Forum: Hacks 11-14-2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,758
Posted By CJay'sFJ
I wish to say that although I may have come...

I wish to say that although I may have come across some dissention in the post above, it will never deter my vigour to create what I wish to see in my driveway. And again in case it was missed by any...
Forum: Hacks 11-14-2008, 06:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,758
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Laugh Good news, Got a software sent to me last...

Good news,

Got a software sent to me last night by my dad called CAD Standard, and am currently working on my design on it:clap. Also, with the help of a friend (who wants to work with me on...
Forum: Hacks 11-13-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,758
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Quite familiar with their site. I really like the...

Quite familiar with their site. I really like the merlin sidecars look. Might go for something like that for body. thank Dog i know how to lay-up fiberglass/carbon fiber.

Formernortherner
Forum: Hacks 11-13-2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,758
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Something like this but with tubular a-arm...

Something like this but with tubular a-arm suspension on all three corners instead of the swingarm style. And of course the 2wd.
Forum: Hacks 11-13-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,210
Posted By CJay'sFJ
No a tri sport looks like this.

No a tri sport looks like this.
Forum: Hacks 11-12-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,758
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Thanks Red, Have you got some links to or...

Thanks Red,

Have you got some links to or photos of said rigs? Might focus my ideas a little or give me some that I missed anywho?

Thanks for the ups.


Formernortherner
Forum: Hacks 11-12-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,758
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Claude, I'm really tired right now so...

Claude,

I'm really tired right now so forgive me, but was that encouragement or sarcasm?

Are you saying that i should not worry about that really? like, build it to fit what works and screw...
Forum: Hacks 11-12-2008, 08:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,758
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Man do we think alike or what? A little different...

Man do we think alike or what? A little different in the layout but so much preferable to the idea of moving the whole damn hack to adjust toe, right?

Now, If I am building to the plan I have laid...
Forum: Hacks 11-11-2008, 09:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,758
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Hey again Claude co., I figured out last...

Hey again Claude co.,

I figured out last night how to do the swaybar linkages:clap pretty easily and would love to share it, but I have no way to illustrate it (drawing software, autocad...
Forum: Hacks 11-10-2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,758
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Ok Claude First of all, wow...long post, but...

Ok Claude

First of all, wow...long post, but thorough. Maybe to clarify it should be noted that I intend for the suspension to be made with parallel a-arms at all three wheels, as the front of the...
Forum: Hacks 11-09-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,758
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Hey all, Thanks for the replies so far. Good...

Hey all,

Thanks for the replies so far. Good responses all.

Thought I'd tag on a pic in case the earlier link didn't work.
Forum: Hacks 11-09-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,758
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Hey Beet, This is going to be a year round...

Hey Beet,

This is going to be a year round street ride and the viscous coupled third drive will be for snow and/or general street thrashing. it may see dirt roads/ fire roads, but no trails. I'll...
Forum: Hacks 11-09-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,758
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Not exactly Paul. Not adding steered 3rd. way too...

Not exactly Paul. Not adding steered 3rd. way too much geometry! maybe next time out. I'm doing a hub steered single side front end. see the link in the first post for the type I'm doin.

Cheers,...
Forum: Hacks 11-09-2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,758
Posted By CJay'sFJ
As you can see in the pic included, I will be...

As you can see in the pic included, I will be trying to incorporate a car type front suspension as well. For doing this would a similar type of steering angle be recommended, as in caster? if so,...
Forum: Hacks 11-08-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,758
Posted By CJay'sFJ
Question can you explain? re: hack wheel lead

Going to try and build a hack for my FJ like this:
http://www.mobec-international.com/53276097880f0b705/53276097880fb0501/53276097881013d06/d007.html

and i was wondering how those who homebuild...
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