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Forum: Hacks 07-17-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6,350
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Posted By halflive
Pity, thatís exactly wat I had in mind. Gathering...

Pity, thatís exactly wat I had in mind. Gathering as much information and different ideas before I start my own build. And probably forgetting to take pictures and raising a thread:cry
Forum: Hacks 07-13-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6,350
Views: 2,298,430
Posted By halflive
Do you have a build thread?

Do you have a build thread?
Forum: Hacks 07-11-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6,350
Views: 2,298,430
Posted By halflive
Enigma is not just a nickname, it is a brand, his...

Enigma is not just a nickname, it is a brand, his own brand.

https://www.facebook.com/Enigma.Zijspannen (https://www.facebook.com/Enigma.Zijspannen)

http://www.ezto.nl/ (http://www.ezto.nl/)
Forum: Hacks 07-02-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By halflive
You need a subframe. Look for pictures of a...

You need a subframe. Look for pictures of a Peikert, or Bauhs subframe.

http://halflive.hostei.com/halflive/Dnepr%20bak/subframes/subframes.html
...
Forum: Hacks 06-25-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,178
Posted By halflive
Glad to be helpfull. Please, if you encounter...

Glad to be helpfull.
Please, if you encounter any special problems or find nice solutions, mail me the pictures, and the solution. Ill put it on the site to make a build database.
Forum: Hacks 06-22-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,178
Posted By halflive
Go for it! :clap A CX is a very nice reliable...

Go for it! :clap
A CX is a very nice reliable tug, and cheap to run.
They also make good sidecar pullers. The subframe you posted is a pretty complicated version, it can be done much simpler, the...
Forum: Hacks 06-16-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By halflive
Nice, but the ANWB never used BMW sidecars. They...

Nice, but the ANWB never used BMW sidecars. They used HD liberators, and later BSA M21 with sidecar. This is probably a German ADAC sidecar with some rebranding.
Forum: Hacks 05-27-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6,350
Views: 2,298,430
Posted By halflive
Great looker, but it will pull te the right like...

Great looker, but it will pull te the right like hell!!
Assuming it hasn't got a steering sidecar wheel.
Forum: Hacks 05-22-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6,350
Views: 2,298,430
Posted By halflive
Yes, we had fun. Hellraiser was cute and his...

Yes, we had fun.
Hellraiser was cute and his daughter also.:freaky
Forum: Hacks 05-19-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,059
Posted By halflive
That's my guess too. I think someone "fixed" the...

That's my guess too. I think someone "fixed" the frame number to increase the value.
Forum: Hacks 05-12-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 811
Posted By halflive
Fit them, you will not recognize your combo...

Fit them, you will not recognize your combo again. easy steering, no twisted forks and no leaking fork seals:clap
Forum: Hacks 04-14-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,235
Posted By halflive
I just think they are ancient. You soon have to...

I just think they are ancient. You soon have to search for parts outside the Honda dealerships. Searching bone yards, buying pads NOS for top Dollar. The stopping efficiency will be around ATE specs,...
Forum: Hacks 04-09-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,235
Posted By halflive
The brake pump is an original part for a post '81...

The brake pump is an original part for a post '81 BMW. It is a comon upgrade for the cable operated under tank pump for the ATE swinging calipers.
I'm not sure when the single throttle cables...
Forum: Hacks 02-18-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,529
Posted By halflive
You can spin the drum down on a lathe and fit an...

You can spin the drum down on a lathe and fit an adapter plate to it. Just as easy.
I personally would search a spare wheel from a breaker, just in case. It has been done before, but not by me.
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,869
Posted By halflive
Earle fork is R27. The engine should be rubber...

Earle fork is R27.
The engine should be rubber mounted.
The clamps on the rear carrier are a standard fitting for pannier cases. It is a great find, for use on minor roads. Parts are still...
Forum: Hacks 01-12-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6,350
Views: 2,298,430
Posted By halflive
Aha, thanks very much, I'll be there first thing...

Aha, thanks very much, I'll be there first thing Monday morning! :clap:freaky
Forum: Hacks 01-11-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6,350
Views: 2,298,430
Posted By halflive
I've been looking to buy a can of checkered...

I've been looking to buy a can of checkered paint, but can't find a shop that sells it, Have you got an address for me? Preferably a spray can.
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 935
Posted By halflive
A /5 can not have Nicasil plating. Nicasil came...

A /5 can not have Nicasil plating. Nicasil came in 1981 and those engines have bigger bores. As you can see by the dark ring on the top of the gasket surface you have a steel liner.
The pictures,...
Forum: Hacks 01-02-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,941
Posted By halflive
motor-forum.be/forum/list_topics/49/Zijspannen.htm...

motor-forum.be/forum/list_topics/49/Zijspannen.html:clap
Forum: Hacks 12-31-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,941
Posted By halflive
I've got a rather strong opinion about that shop....

I've got a rather strong opinion about that shop. They will mount a Velorex to a Goldwing or a large Harley. I know a guy (also from Belgium) who got a Velorex fitted to his BMW R1150RT. First the...
Forum: Hacks 12-30-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,941
Posted By halflive
Hi Belgian, nice looking combo. I see Velorex...

Hi Belgian, nice looking combo.
I see Velorex clamps and no trail reduction, was it connected in the Netherlands, Schaik to be exact?
Forum: Hacks 12-19-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By halflive
It depends on the kind of Watsonian. A Palma, or...

It depends on the kind of Watsonian. A Palma, or a Monza would do fine om 2 valve. A four seater Oxford would be to big.
You will need a subframe. And I would replace repplace the thin telescopic...
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,567
Posted By halflive
That does not suit your nickname. That is...

That does not suit your nickname. That is craftsmanship
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,804
Posted By halflive
I have had a Beringer wheel on my K75 but I...

I have had a Beringer wheel on my K75 but I changed it for an Smart rim with an aluminium adapter. The Beringer wheel is an assembled wheel, I had trouble keeping the air inside. Instead of a Smart...
Forum: Hacks 10-27-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,326
Posted By halflive
Of course, I've been in military service, I know...

Of course, I've been in military service, I know how an army is structured, but as you might guess, the SS divisions where dismantled after 1945. This bike is clearly post war, as is the sidecar.
Iḿ...
Forum: Hacks 10-26-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,326
Posted By halflive
Found it:Wolfsangel, SS-Panzer-Division Das...

Found it:Wolfsangel, SS-Panzer-Division Das Reich
Why? You can hardly call a sidecar a Panzer.
Forum: Hacks 10-26-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,326
Posted By halflive
It looks like a symbol used by people who think...

It looks like a symbol used by people who think they are better because of the color of their skin.
Forum: Hacks 10-25-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,888
Posted By halflive
I know the guys who build this one. It is made of...

I know the guys who build this one. It is made of common construction steel. The axle should move approx 2 inches, 5cm forward. Usually trail is about 4 inch on a solo bike, on a sidecar you are...
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,054
Posted By halflive
There are some manufacturers, but not sure if the...

There are some manufacturers, but not sure if the send to the states. Boyer Brandsden has dealers in the states, wich must be able to order a 6V kit for you.
But why don't you take the challenge...
Forum: Hacks 09-24-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,458
Posted By halflive
Not yet. They havenít got a clue what to look for...

Not yet. They havenít got a clue what to look for when testing. They are giving away the L4 licence whenever you are convincing and it has three wheels.
They are studying how to convert all the...
Forum: Hacks 09-21-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,901
Posted By halflive
The front fork are just steel tubes. I would sand...

The front fork are just steel tubes. I would sand the rust away and rattle can it nice and black again.
Forum: Hacks 09-16-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,901
Posted By halflive
The rear, and the footrest plates suggest an 8V...

The rear, and the footrest plates suggest an 8V to me. But, as far as I know an 16V engine doe fit in a 8V frame.
Forum: Hacks 09-14-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,901
Posted By halflive
Hi, nice outfit. I also know the sidecar as...

Hi, nice outfit. I also know the sidecar as Polyfay. To my knowledge it was manufactured in Belgium.
Great to have a spare bike. You won't need it for the engine, nobody is able to wear out an K...
Forum: Hacks 09-12-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 27,959
Posted By halflive
Bad example. Delorean was demolished by the Iron...

Bad example. Delorean was demolished by the Iron Lady. He would have destroyed the English car industry.
Forum: Hacks 09-12-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6,350
Views: 2,298,430
Posted By halflive
Great bikes! They really should restart...

Great bikes! They really should restart production.
Forum: Hacks 08-24-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,582
Posted By halflive
It is a "schwabel" a Gernan acronym for schwinge,...

It is a "schwabel" a Gernan acronym for schwinge, swing arm and gabel, fork.
It works great on lighter bikes like MZ.

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=schwabel+motorrad
Forum: Hacks 08-19-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,337
Posted By halflive
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-PHXYruCX6pc/UhJ...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-PHXYruCX6pc/UhJYgbtaI5I/AAAAAAAABEQ/agVP_kLThN0/w361-h543-no/Engeland2013+198.JPG

Crossing a certain bridge in a certain town. My escort is riding behind me on...
Forum: Hacks 08-18-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,337
Posted By halflive
And home again. London was great. Talking to...

And home again. London was great. Talking to other Brits made me recognise what an amazing job you have, Rob :thumb
We never expected that the Tower would hold so much history and artefacts,...
Forum: Hacks 08-08-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,337
Posted By halflive
Been there. We found the camping the Hensman...

Been there.
We found the camping the Hensman reccomended (soaken wet) And whe had the greatest tour through the Tpwer of London. Greater than expectet:clap:clap
Also got a swing over the Tower...
Forum: Hacks 07-30-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,387
Posted By halflive
Anyone can with the right tools:...

Anyone can with the right tools: http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=de&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=nl&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.travelnaid.de%2FBITTE_EINSTEIGEN.html

:freaky
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