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Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By SLACKER
Copper Brake lines

They appear to be copper........After giving it some thought it might be best to convert to SS flex hoses which I assume would make adapting a quick connect feasible and possibly easier? I have made...
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 05:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By SLACKER
Disconnect

I've got copper brake lines on my EML...........Any idea if there are disconnects available that are compatible ? I also have a serious set of wiring going to the car and want to switch to a plug...
Forum: Hacks 04-23-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4,974
Views: 809,001
Posted By SLACKER
Friendship???

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Harley-Davidson-Other-/141644521038?forcerrptr=true&hash=item20faabde4e&item=141644521038

That Friendship looks an awful lot like an EML...???:eek1:eek1 Or am I plum...
Forum: Hacks 04-23-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,084
Posted By SLACKER
Hinges!!

Wow, I wish mine had hinges!....Your car looks a bit different than mine which has a fore to aft seam in fiberglass down the middle of rig..I just double-checked and mine is fixed in back. Mine was...
Forum: Hacks 04-22-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,084
Posted By SLACKER
Learning Curve or ???

What you are describing as your riding experience could either be the normal learning curve going from 2 wheels to 3....(Your life will never be the same :D) or there could be some serious and...
Forum: Hacks 04-21-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,084
Posted By SLACKER
Eml ll setup

Here's how mine is set up....works good for me but of course I have arms like Popeye:eek1:eek1http://jimgreen56.smugmug.com/EML-R100/i-96G4sNJ/0/XL/EML12-XL.png

My badass Rig.........:lol3...
Forum: Hacks 04-21-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,084
Posted By SLACKER
Eml handling

having owned a rig very similar to yours for a few years now I can say that the handling does feel twitchy when compared to some other rigs I have owned and ridden........I have Michelins as well and...
Forum: Hacks 04-21-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4,974
Views: 809,001
Posted By SLACKER
Nice RIG

I went and looked at this rig yesterday and although it isn't my cup of tea exactly (I like my EML's etc etc) It is a well put together Rig at a great price......The seller is a very decent and...
Forum: Hacks 04-10-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4,974
Views: 809,001
Posted By SLACKER
Minnesota blues

It's 37 here in MN snow showers and the winds gusting over 30 out of the NW, I'm just so F**king happy"
Holey Snowman Batman!! Does it ever get warm in Minnesota???:eek1 Am I gonna have to wait...
Forum: Hacks 03-26-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,449
Posted By SLACKER
EML's ROCK

EML'S ARE SWEET RIGS!!!:freaky:freaky
Just to get back on task.......:eek1
Forum: Hacks 03-24-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By SLACKER
Kibble change

Just sent these folks some gas money and perhaps some kibble.............I am a fool for a sad dog for sure................:D
Thanks Claude for enlightening me to this crew!..........(I should be...
Forum: Hacks 03-23-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7,371
Views: 2,739,329
Posted By SLACKER
Eml delivery

Thanks for offers....I was really just joking.........If I knew the vehicle and knew it was up to snuff I might take you up on it. As it is I purchased it thru Ebay from a seller who does not know...
Forum: Hacks 03-23-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By SLACKER
Baja

I have done a lot of riding in Baja on sidecar Rigs......The first being in 2004 on a 1150 GS Rig. I found the soft sand to be impassable on the GS due to the weight. Now I stick mostly to tarmac...
Forum: Hacks 03-20-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7,371
Views: 2,739,329
Posted By SLACKER
Eml wheels

That doesn't look good! Can you tell me what year your EML is? I am going to check mine when I get home in a few weeks....Hope they are OK as I already have a small fortune invested in that Rig!:eek1
Forum: Hacks 03-19-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7,371
Views: 2,739,329
Posted By SLACKER
Eml rehab

Looks similar to my 1980 R100 EML.............mine has a Heinrich tank as well but I think the cars are different..........I believe mine is a solo Tour T..........and it has 15" wheel vs what...
Forum: Hacks 03-18-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,642
Posted By SLACKER
:lurk:puke1:lurk

:lurk:puke1:lurk
Forum: Hacks 03-16-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,400
Posted By SLACKER
2 wd

I am real curious to see details on the 2 WD system you are going to use. I have read a little about Mobec but can't say I have read much about real world use
I am currently driving through Mexico...
Forum: Hacks 03-16-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,642
Posted By SLACKER
Informing

informing is my vote............These are structural problems we are talking about which if come to fruition at the wrong moment could cause serious loss of limb or life for that matter.
Forum: Hacks 03-09-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4,974
Views: 809,001
Posted By SLACKER
dooooooodddd!

[QUOTE=usgser;26319962]For a Ural...really? You must be one heck of an experienced hack pilot/tuner to have enough faith in Ural design and suspension geometry to make a Ural tractor into a canyon...
Forum: Hacks 03-08-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,822
Posted By SLACKER
Nice Rig!

That's a sweet looking Rig you've got. I believe I saw the LL installed when I was at Claude's about 4-5 months ago. I have a similar GS I am thinking of setting up with a car..........although...
Forum: Hacks 02-23-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,358
Posted By SLACKER
Greetings from Chiapas

http://jimgreen56.smugmug.com/MEXICO-2015/i-8Xv4D4q/0/XL/mexico11-XL.jpgAn early morning ride
http://jimgreen56.smugmug.com/MEXICO-2015/i-zxQfZ7P/0/XL/mexico6-XL.jpg...
Forum: Americas 02-11-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By SLACKER
only my experience

I can only speak from my experience of course....but having used various other companies in the past 2-3 times a year for the last decade to ship bikes from Palm Springs area to Wash DC area I was...
Forum: Hacks 02-11-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4,974
Views: 809,001
Posted By SLACKER
Honda / Cali ? Escort

[QUOTE=davebig;26138476]http://santabarbara.craigslist.org/mcy/4887679713.html
Interesting that the LL front end isn't mentioned in the ad..........Looks like perhaps a UNIT set?
Forum: Americas 02-11-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By SLACKER
Transport

I have used AA Motorcycle Transport a few times in 2014 to ship bikes cross country. I have found them to be very decent and would use them again.
Forum: Hacks 02-11-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,266
Posted By SLACKER
Hmo

I have not heard of HMO before but I really like the looks of the car.......tiny doors look cool. Do you know if the company is active still?
Saludos de mexico!
Forum: Hacks 02-11-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4,974
Views: 809,001
Posted By SLACKER
Location>>>location>>>>location

I like the location of the Rig.....
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES , NEW MWXICO.......Great for a Fly and Ride!:deal:deal:eek1
Forum: Americas 02-11-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By SLACKER
More research needed....

Some more research is clearly needed.........http://jimgreen56.smugmug.com/MEXICO-2015/i-gRLCVqS/0/M/floating%20sidecar-M.jpg...
Forum: Americas 02-11-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By SLACKER
Planning stage

[B][Thanks.....we are still in the planning stage. I have been looking at possibly driving from El Fuerte to Urique as our first leg. Any opinions regarding this road? On our map it looks to be quite...
Forum: Hacks 02-09-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4,974
Views: 809,001
Posted By SLACKER
Bada** video

I LIKE THAT VIDEO!!!:clap:clap
Heck Someone should buy it pronto !!
Forum: Hacks 02-09-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4,974
Views: 809,001
Posted By SLACKER
Goldwing mystery hack...

[QUOTE=Dan Alexander;26119918]Anybody know what kind of sidecar this is? Air shocks on the front LL ....

I don't know what it is......but I like it!.....I can't read French either but assuming the...
Forum: Americas 02-09-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By SLACKER
Sidecar into copper canyon?

Hi, I have been driving my V-Strom 1000 Sidecar Rig through Mexico for the last month or so;
http://jimgreen56.smugmug.com/MEXICO-2015/i-zVCxfdT/0/M/photo%201%20%2810%29-M.jpg
We are currently in...
Forum: Hacks 02-09-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,358
Posted By SLACKER
Copper canyon on a sidecar ??

Been relaxing in Pie De La Cuesta for a few days and trying to decide how much further South to go before heading North....Hot weather/$/etc are my determining factors......I have always wanted to...
Forum: Hacks 02-07-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,065
Posted By SLACKER
Trabant

Maybe a hybrid Trabant 2 stroke from East Germany ? The smoke trails they leave are impressive as well!.......In the 60's I had a SAAB Station Wagon with an 850cc 3 cyl 2-stroke......They were used...
Forum: Hacks 02-03-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,358
Posted By SLACKER
Cont'd

The new shock performed flawlessly and if anything I may need to notch down the preload some...I am finally getting used to not needing to throw my body weight around so much in curves...(My EML is...
Forum: Hacks 02-03-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,358
Posted By SLACKER
Maintenance Time

Made it safely and securely to Zihuatanejo.......This place has changed a lot since Tim Robbins/Morgan Freeman hung out here.....Full of Gringos's and Condos!:huh Against the advice of my Mexican...
Forum: Hacks 01-29-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,358
Posted By SLACKER
The Show Must Go On!

After Jockeying around and trying to sort out my limp shock absorber on the car two fellow inmates came to my rescue.......
A big round of appalause for Davebig and Claude !!!...
Forum: Hacks 01-26-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7,371
Views: 2,739,329
Posted By SLACKER
Nice Rig!

Is that an R100GS ? I have one that was built by Greg AKA BMWGURU that I have thought about putting a car on...........Lots to like about it.....just wish it has about 40 more HP.........I know...
Forum: Hacks 01-25-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,358
Posted By SLACKER
Hiya Jack!

Yes the beast seems contented overall......Thanks again for selling her to me and for your hospitality at your lovely home!
Forum: Hacks 01-25-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,358
Posted By SLACKER
Shock

Thanks Dave........I am hoping it won't come to needing to ship a shock here to Mexico as my experience has been that it takes a long time and the customs people can be difficult.....But if things...
Forum: Hacks 01-25-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,358
Posted By SLACKER
Mexico Adv Continued

Made it into Chapala yesterday without incident. I try to avoid the toll roads in Mexico as they are really boring and monotonous although of generally good quality if you are in a hurry. The last 60...
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