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Forum: Hacks 10-23-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,997
Posted By hzoltaan
I'd second that. I had a 160kg Jawa 350,...

I'd second that. I had a 160kg Jawa 350, supposedly around 27 horses.
Attached an aluminum body Duna sidecar on it. It was happy doing about 40-45 miles an hour, But alas, drum breaks. Even if the...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,433
Posted By hzoltaan
I guess I'll do some extensive mods to my Jawa...

I guess I'll do some extensive mods to my Jawa 350... I lowered the rear but now it's awfully hard to steer straight in big traffic when crawling with two up. :( I guess I'd need to lower the front...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-21-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,243
Posted By hzoltaan
I had 634 and 638 engine and now I ride a 632...

I had 634 and 638 engine and now I ride a 632 powered jawa Ts. (TS frame with CZ472 engine (which is Jawa 632, nothing else)
The 634 and 632 are basically the same, the 632 having 12V alternator.
...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-01-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,243
Posted By hzoltaan
Wohooo! This is something! I crossed from...

Wohooo!

This is something!
I crossed from Hungary to UK in 2008 on a 350 Jawa (pretty much the same bike but mine was '82). Now I have a hibrid CZ-Jawa, and drream about simply going far......
Forum: 2 smokers 04-29-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,490
Posted By hzoltaan
Yes, it seems easier now. I put on the new tyre...

Yes, it seems easier now. I put on the new tyre last week.

The brakes. Fortunately I managed to fish a brutal cable for it. (wider handlebars, so the original went to the shelf) I also heard of...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-22-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,490
Posted By hzoltaan
Jaw 350 638 fix her up

I have this bike since a short while and modified it a bit here and there.
there are hughe differences to the original '89 638 modell... :wink:

I've got a few questions what more experienced...
Forum: Hacks 02-26-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2,821
Views: 472,914
Posted By hzoltaan
:P I bought a sidecar after we go the dog (also...

:P I bought a sidecar after we go the dog (also rescued from a dog-pound). Unfortunately he hates riding. :) Since the woman in the family feels unsafe in a 3m radius of a bike, the sidecar sits in...
Forum: Hacks 02-26-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,110
Posted By hzoltaan
Congrats to it. Must say, in my neighborhood...

Congrats to it. Must say, in my neighborhood (Poland I live and grew up in Hungary) we have a few of those. (Specially in Poland, they love to import them from the neighboring Ukraine) I do not know...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-14-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 329,596
Posted By hzoltaan
Hello Guys, This links leads to a "leaflet...

Hello Guys,

This links leads to a "leaflet - advert" collection one of the authors collected from totalbike.hu (possibly the biggest Hungarian biker site)

There are lot of interesting...
Forum: Hacks 10-09-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 18,571
Posted By hzoltaan
Really nice build. Looks great. Do you have...

Really nice build. Looks great.

Do you have any ballast in it?

Man, I wish I'd live in a neighborhood where you don't get pushed off the road because you drive just over the speed limit and...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-01-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,341
Posted By hzoltaan
This DKW was the base of some later East German...

This DKW was the base of some later East German modells. Behind the iron curtain the East Germans got the task to build simple two stroke cars. So along with MZ-s, the they built Trabant (was very...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-17-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By hzoltaan
I have checked the front and back thoroughfully...

I have checked the front and back thoroughfully when I first felt it. And it actually started after I put on those tyres. I set the wheels myself to run true and straight, no issue there. Bearing...
Forum: Hacks 09-10-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,289
Posted By hzoltaan
Hi, Thanks. Do you have experience how...

Hi,

Thanks.
Do you have experience how do they work on normal pavement? Not exactly highway mode, The jawa is not that fast, but on normal road, wet road... ?

Thanks a lot!
Z
Forum: 2 smokers 09-07-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By hzoltaan
wheel - sprocket dampener question - instability

Hi guys,

A buddy told me, that all 2 strokers have or should have rubber dampener between the rear sprocket and the rear wheel.
Now I recall that my old Gamma had it, my Jawa had it, saw it on...
Forum: Hacks 09-07-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,289
Posted By hzoltaan
Yeah.... tried to find tires for an hour or so...

Yeah.... tried to find tires for an hour or so yesterday and ended up with nothing. Buggered I am with this 15coll rim. But it looks good! :evil

We'll see what will I do with it.

Thanks for...
Forum: Hacks 09-06-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,289
Posted By hzoltaan
Hi, Could you guys mention a few not too...

Hi,

Could you guys mention a few not too wide 15coll tires?
I put a 125cc "cruiser" rear wheel into my Jawa, but the tire on it is a bit too chunky and it does not handle well. the tire is...
Forum: Hacks 08-22-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 15,778
Posted By hzoltaan
Folks here used to use Fiat 126 seats, they say...

Folks here used to use Fiat 126 seats, they say it fits perfectly. of course the fact that the Poles were producing them as PolskiFiat 126p, makes things easier... :D You can buy such a car for about...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-22-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 842,318
Posted By hzoltaan
I'm a cheap basterd. Got all my bikes cheap and...

I'm a cheap basterd. Got all my bikes cheap and did have troubles with them. :D

First was a Z650 (got no picture at hand) which looked awesome, but was hell stubborn to start. Paid like 1000...
Forum: Hacks 08-21-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,387
Posted By hzoltaan
Bit late answer I guess! :D I drove a Jawa...

Bit late answer I guess! :D

I drove a Jawa in 2008 to the UK from Hungary. That was the older modell 634. Loved it.

the reason I'm writing here is that I did not want to start a new...
Forum: Hacks 03-21-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6,652
Views: 2,478,854
Posted By hzoltaan
tripodtiger, that is one awesome video! ...

tripodtiger, that is one awesome video!
Really worth to see it. :D
Forum: Hacks 02-17-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6,652
Views: 2,478,854
Posted By hzoltaan
Great Idea! I'll try to get one too.

Great Idea! I'll try to get one too.
Forum: 2 smokers 02-16-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 329,596
Posted By hzoltaan
I allways was a 2 stroke guy... Probably because...

I allways was a 2 stroke guy... Probably because where I'm from (eastern block) the "big" bikes of 80-ies were MZ-t, Jawas, 2 strokers without exeption. I had an old battered Jawa 350 ratbike I rode...
Forum: Hacks 02-16-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6,652
Views: 2,478,854
Posted By hzoltaan
NitroMax, did you drive the MZ to the...

NitroMax, did you drive the MZ to the Tauerntreffen from Holland?
I still need to ride the Jawa enough to gain trust in it.

How does the MZ deal with the sidecar? Are other drivers patient...
Forum: Hacks 01-22-2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 6,652
Views: 2,478,854
Posted By hzoltaan
Fortunately there is still a lot of Duna sidecars...

Fortunately there is still a lot of Duna sidecars on the market. As they were made of aluminium, they do not rot away that easily. I'd say, for something like 200$ you can get one in OK condition....
Forum: Hacks 01-21-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6,652
Views: 2,478,854
Posted By hzoltaan
I take that as a compliment. :) I'm...

I take that as a compliment. :)
I'm Hungarian, the boss at home is Polish, we speak english day and night. I also love to read books in English.

About this last picture... I had to strech my...
Forum: Hacks 01-20-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,265
Posted By hzoltaan
Now that you made me think I realised, that chain...

Now that you made me think I realised, that chain is not an option... I have the widest tyre which fits into the swingarm. Barely a few mm gap from the swingarm and the chain. :( Front is the same. I...
Forum: Hacks 01-20-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 6,652
Views: 2,478,854
Posted By hzoltaan
Oh, if you are interested. A bunch of...

Oh, if you are interested.

A bunch of pictures about the progress of building the bike can be seen here:

bikepics.com/members/hzoltaan

the album: 1989 Jawa TS 350 Twin Sport...
Forum: Hacks 01-20-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 6,652
Views: 2,478,854
Posted By hzoltaan
Excatly. The bike is a Jawa model 638, 1989...

Excatly.

The bike is a Jawa model 638, 1989 (probably the worst model. The previous jawa 350 the 634 was somewhat better engineered, and the later modells has a lot of upgrades to keep alive on...
Forum: Hacks 01-19-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,265
Posted By hzoltaan
A good snow tire is definitely a great help. I...

A good snow tire is definitely a great help. I remember the feeling going uphill with a mazda 929 with summer tires and I felt the car slowing, while the engine revs were rising... On the other hand,...
Forum: Hacks 01-19-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6,652
Views: 2,478,854
Posted By hzoltaan
First time I went out to play a bit in snow......

First time I went out to play a bit in snow... well. :D
Fortunately I met with some other players, who brought proper equipment to play with. their 4x4 pulled me back up the hill. :rofl
Apart from...
Forum: Hacks 11-03-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 15,778
Posted By hzoltaan
Hi, It cought my attention that you're buillding...

Hi, It cought my attention that you're buillding a light rig.

I finished (well... never gonna be finished, but rides) my Jawa 350TS - Duna rig, and it's really tough to negotiate turns towards...
Forum: Hacks 10-04-2011, 02:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,368
Posted By hzoltaan
Uncle Ernie: Thank you for your concern....

Uncle Ernie:

Thank you for your concern. After the first few turns (attempts) with an empty sidecar I ran back to the garage to haul some concrete rumble in it real fast! :D I did some...
Forum: Hacks 09-29-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,429
Posted By hzoltaan
Thanks. :) I did dig in my garage until I...

Thanks. :)

I did dig in my garage until I came up with an old car battery and some 5 liter waterbottles. That gave me something like 20-30 kg ballast behind the sidecar seat. It was better,...
Forum: Hacks 09-23-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,429
Posted By hzoltaan
Got it done! :D Rode it empty... that is...

Got it done! :D

Rode it empty... that is Horror! :D



http://p1.bikepics.com/2011/09/15/bikepics-2272384-800.jpg

http://p1.bikepics.com/2011/09/15/bikepics-2272386-800.jpg
Forum: Hacks 02-01-2011, 02:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,225
Posted By hzoltaan
The universal mounts are designed for bikes with...

The universal mounts are designed for bikes with tubular frame. The ZRX looks to be OK with this but you might have a problem with the upper-front mount. As I see the frame is hidden by the cooler....
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 146,880
Posted By hzoltaan
Guys, absolutely amazing trip! Go on, and good...

Guys, absolutely amazing trip! Go on, and good luck on the road.

I'm travelling to Cambodia-Thailand-Malaysia on the 10th and I already decided to plan a trip to India afterwards!

Great!
Forum: Europe 01-27-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,278
Posted By hzoltaan
Hello, Well, I'm not Czech. Hungarian,...

Hello,

Well, I'm not Czech. Hungarian, living in Katowice, Poland. Close enough? :D

I'm building a Jawa-Duna outfitand I wonder if you could give me some tipps:
Places to get velorex...
Forum: Hacks 01-27-2011, 03:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,368
Posted By hzoltaan
I really like classic look and simple mechanism....

I really like classic look and simple mechanism. So I wondered on a few websites of dealers selling Enfield and well, I love the looks. But what you write here is horror.
I have a Jawa 350TS now...
Forum: Hacks 01-26-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,429
Posted By hzoltaan
Just to show how the Jawa and Duna will look...

Just to show how the Jawa and Duna will look together. Sorry for the quality, poor lighting and poor camera...
Forum: Hacks 01-26-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,429
Posted By hzoltaan
I found a picture of the sidecar. This was in the...

I found a picture of the sidecar. This was in the advert where I found it. :D The wheel is not original, I guess it's a 19" Dniepr/Ural wheel, I replaced it with a 16" MZ rearwheel with a drum brake....
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