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Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 07:49 PM
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Posted By davebig
Yes that wouldn't be real hard but it's allot of...

Yes that wouldn't be real hard but it's allot of taking stuff off and tying it out of the way, here in the mid west one of the best BMW techs in the country is at Gina's BMW in Iowa City and was...
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,558
Posted By davebig
Expectations Hmmmmmm ! I think Claude's a genius...

Expectations Hmmmmmm ! I think Claude's a genius or artist but a business man he ain't, given that I'm waiting with baited breath also as I've always thought the Tiger based rig would be cool.DB
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 05:10 PM
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Views: 679,346
Posted By davebig
No will ever accuse of not making a commitment to...

No will ever accuse of not making a commitment to whatever your doing ! I can't remember if you have a automotive pusher wheel or not but shorter tires help also AKA 175/65/15
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 05:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,763
Posted By davebig
Boxer Metal

The welder loves tig welding but aluminum as a structural material leaves allot to be desired, but works when used properly. We pushed it in and welded the ends.
I've seen the German rig with his...
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 07:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 815
Posted By davebig
Subscribed after riding the K1100 rig this seems...

Subscribed after riding the K1100 rig this seems like a great idea.DB

Here's one for all you aspiring K gs builders http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/mcy/4800291686.html
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 07:02 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,763
Posted By davebig
Correct is what the welder would answer if he...

Correct is what the welder would answer if he were looking at this thread, he said no to cutting and shortening the telelever only option being turn a plug insert in original hole and weld each end...
Forum: Hacks 12-24-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 445
Posted By davebig
What the hell Carl lets do one more for the ...

What the hell Carl lets do one more for the holiday ! !
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Forum: Hacks 12-24-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 445
Posted By davebig
And Seasons Greetings to you also Karl !

And Seasons Greetings to you also Karl !
Forum: Hacks 12-24-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,353
Posted By davebig
When discussing centerhubs with Claude he pointed...

When discussing centerhubs with Claude he pointed out there's no camber curve to center hub steering the tire contact remains the same, where ever she's pointed.
The leading link deal is about...
Forum: Hacks 12-24-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,763
Posted By davebig
I just finished emailing him thinking exactly the...

I just finished emailing him thinking exactly the same thing. not a total fiscal conservative and not just throwing tons of money at it either.DB
Forum: Hacks 12-24-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,353
Posted By davebig
F*ck ! Your right ! You've got the shop have...

F*ck ! Your right ! You've got the shop have at it ! I wonder if BMW didn't just use the legs to keep it looking traditional.DB
Forum: Hacks 12-24-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 75,888
Posted By davebig
I know ! Its the first time I've ever owned a...

I know ! Its the first time I've ever owned a fully faired bike, it'll be warm in the summer, I was thinking Krs and a parts transfer if I kept it.DB
Forum: Hacks 12-24-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,353
Posted By davebig
I know ! and I'm from the same planet you are ! ...

I know ! and I'm from the same planet you are ! I got. I still don't like the fork the length of the swing arm the amount of bend or the length between the ball joint and the axle, looks like shit !...
Forum: Hacks 12-24-2014, 08:41 AM
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Views: 679,346
Posted By davebig
That's a motorvation f II same as the one above,...

That's a motorvation f II same as the one above, it would be a decent start as they build allot of hardware.DB
Forum: Hacks 12-24-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,353
Posted By davebig
I guess I'm going to have to take your word for...

I guess I'm going to have to take your word for that, but that long swing arms going to pound the shocks allot harder or am I confused ? Any time a lever gets longer it has a bigger advantage.
Wait...
Forum: Hacks 12-24-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,380
Posted By davebig
You being a possible racer maybe it's time to...

You being a possible racer maybe it's time to consider when things are jetted way lean it has allot to do with the air intake as much as emissions. I guess what I want to say is possibly the air...
Forum: Hacks 12-24-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,763
Posted By davebig
Thanks Dave, I'm reasonably sure that BMW uses...

Thanks Dave, I'm reasonably sure that BMW uses the same casting for multiple models ( RT&GS) but moves hole about 1/2" inch in their machining process. But now where off to water boxers and things...
Forum: Hacks 12-24-2014, 07:41 AM
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Views: 75,888
Posted By davebig
How much money have you got ? :lol3 Of course,...

How much money have you got ? :lol3
Of course, riding shit roads is the most fun ever ! The K-bike will probably be for sale at some point.
Forum: Hacks 12-24-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,353
Posted By davebig
Thumb Really ! I was kinda wondering who built that set...

Really ! I was kinda wondering who built that set with the incredibly long swingarm.
Forum: Hacks 12-24-2014, 07:01 AM
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Views: 679,346
Posted By davebig
Fleabay returns

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Harley-Davidson-Other-1920-harley-davidson-sidecar-/251767056827?forcerrptr=true&hash=item3a9e7c69bb&item=251767056827&pt=US_motorcycles
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Forum: Hacks 12-24-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,380
Posted By davebig
waiting for the jetting

It'll be interesting to see if you can get the mileage to come around a bit. The Urals combustion chamber has got to be beyond obsolete it would be interesting to see how they respond to a decent...
Forum: Hacks 12-24-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,147
Posted By davebig
It always comes in the larger 16oz cans trimed in...

It always comes in the larger 16oz cans trimed in silver and it says Proffesional on the label.DB
Forum: Hacks 12-24-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,353
Posted By davebig
That was for me as I was wandering off with...

That was for me as I was wandering off with Cleatus :D
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,147
Posted By davebig
Sounds like one of your half baked idea's Dan...

Sounds like one of your half baked idea's Dan :wink::wink:
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,147
Posted By davebig
Any of the small bits you can bake in the oven...

Any of the small bits you can bake in the oven 300 degrees for an hr makes it really tough. At the welding shop I hang out at we use allot of the Rustoleum pro stuff my welder buddy who researches...
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,763
Posted By davebig
In case you haven't been paying attention, trail...

In case you haven't been paying attention, trail reduction diagram.
http://twintwin.smugmug.com/Other/R1100GS-twin/i-nVFZ3XT/0/L/irs1493-L.jpg
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,763
Posted By davebig
BBBBBBack to the future !

I haven't dragged this thread up in a bit but perhaps I should, I've heard of several inmates buying trail reducers from DMC and Claude and mis-aligning their forks in the name less trail easier...
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,353
Posted By davebig
That ain't the craziest thing anyones ever said,I...

That ain't the craziest thing anyones ever said,I wonder why no one with a big Tig welder hasn't used the parts from several sliders (there's nothing inside them except some bushings to move the axle...
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,353
Posted By davebig
Oh oh this ain't your first rodeo ! I think what...

Oh oh this ain't your first rodeo ! I think what your seeing as HAZ is the bushing that the ball joint bolts thru. The telele A-frame is 2 pieces of stamped steel probably contact welded together...
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,353
Posted By davebig
On the 1100/50 gs and rt they are two pieces of...

On the 1100/50 gs and rt they are two pieces of stamped steel with a bushing inside where the ball joint bolts thru. The change steering geometry with different ball joint mount( lower triple clamp) ...
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 75,888
Posted By davebig
DRONE You'd like me if you knew me ! :lol3...

DRONE
You'd like me if you knew me ! :lol3 apart from the time you wanted to slap me !:rofl
What's not to like about an agnostic chronically depressed, Viet Nam Vet with a hair trigger temper and...
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 323,652
Posted By davebig
http://www.ruffwear.com/c.364364/site/product_imag...

http://www.ruffwear.com/c.364364/site/product_images_v6/3050_FrontRangeHarness_PacificBlue_Right_Lrg.jpg
I just got one of these it also has a hook that would end up between the front legs which may...
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4,000
Views: 679,346
Posted By davebig
try again

http://stlouis.craigslist.org/mcy/4796796489.html
http://images.craigslist.org/01313_bCbrVeYytcL_600x450.jpg
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,558
Posted By davebig
It's on USCA site and the owner advertised it on...

It's on USCA site and the owner advertised it on SCT a yahoo group.
http://sidecar.com/mbbs22/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=12663&posts=1&start=1
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4,000
Views: 679,346
Posted By davebig
So are they fairly light ? I hadn't heard that...

So are they fairly light ? I hadn't heard that story but it makes sense and I've never really looked one over though I've seen a few mostly on airheads .
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4,000
Views: 679,346
Posted By davebig
When your turning left at speed the weight of the...

When your turning left at speed the weight of the HD is going onto the sidecar fame and fittings.DB
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4,000
Views: 679,346
Posted By davebig
I didn't but that shape on a HD would be easier...

I didn't but that shape on a HD would be easier to sell when your done, I am not a HD guy but sidecars seem to be about torque and tractors do that well !
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 75,888
Posted By davebig
Damn ! How did I get caught being all things to...

Damn ! How did I get caught being all things to all people !
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Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4,000
Views: 679,346
Posted By davebig
The SOA spirit of america where lightly built you...

The SOA spirit of america where lightly built you may want something heavier, HD's stuff has no suspension they suspend the chair.
Here's a rig that's fairly priced and is the shape the HD men like...
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,353
Posted By davebig
Well what can we surmise without an engineer,...

Well what can we surmise without an engineer, Strong or FR700's opinions. That would be a slow failure and you should get some warning and a easy fix. I know of a GS that may receive a preemptive...
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