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Forum: Hacks 06-15-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4,000
Views: 679,103
Posted By steveboot
99 Shadow Aero/California Sidecar

New price $3800 in the Flea Market. I got a screaming deal on another bike so I have to make room and I want to mover her now!
Forum: Hacks 06-04-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4,000
Views: 679,103
Posted By steveboot
KLR with a hack, but may already have a very good...

KLR with a hack, but may already have a very good lead on an 08 KLR trade for my Multi. If that happens i'll just be looking for the sidecar to go with it....
Forum: Hacks 06-04-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4,000
Views: 679,103
Posted By steveboot
Well first, the images above are older pics taken...

Well first, the images above are older pics taken last year during my maiden voyage with her.... I clicked the link in my post, and then clicked on the "Pictures Not Found", and my gallery of new...
Forum: Hacks 06-03-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4,000
Views: 679,103
Posted By steveboot
99 Shadow Aero/California Sidecar

Tried to sell her before, then decided to sell the Multi instead. And that hasn't worked out too well.... Back to trying to sell the Aero. I need to be down to one bike.
...
Forum: Hacks 06-03-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6,729
Views: 2,523,733
Posted By steveboot
And I got it in the wrong thread. Not my day......

And I got it in the wrong thread. Not my day... Sorry folks, I'll move it to the for sale section.
Forum: Hacks 06-03-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6,729
Views: 2,523,733
Posted By steveboot
Just tried the link and it comes up "Page not...

Just tried the link and it comes up "Page not Found" but if you click on it it pops up... Go figure.
Forum: Hacks 06-03-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6,729
Views: 2,523,733
Posted By steveboot
99 Shadow Aero/California Sidecar

Tried to sell her before, then decided to sell the Multi instead. And that hasn't worked out too well.... Back to trying to sell the Aero. I need to be down to one bike.
...
Forum: Hacks 06-01-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,212
Posted By steveboot
Rally

So, I've been riding bikes for years and a sidecar for months :-) but in all that time I've never ridden with another person.... I'm now in the process of selling the sidecar (can only keep one bike...
Forum: Hacks 03-09-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By steveboot
sorry, miscommunication. I do have a good trim...

sorry, miscommunication. I do have a good trim shop. It is a one craftsmen shop and he has as much work as he can handle. He's more than willing to do the work, but suggested I try the manufacturer...
Forum: Hacks 03-08-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By steveboot
Thanks. nothing about seat covers but at least a...

Thanks. nothing about seat covers but at least a source for other parts....
Forum: Hacks 03-05-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By steveboot
CSC Seat Cover?

Bit the bullet and brought my sidecar seat into an upholstery shop to be recovered and the owner said I should see if I could get a cover from CSC. Called CSC parts dept and was told they are out of...
Forum: Hacks 02-15-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,789
Posted By steveboot
Thanks for posting the pics again Dan!

Thanks for posting the pics again Dan!
Forum: Hacks 02-13-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,789
Posted By steveboot
Oh yeah, after taking her out for a spin before...

Oh yeah, after taking her out for a spin before the snow hit, I think I'm going to split her, but not to sell, so I can get her into my basement to clean up. Once this new blanket of snow (15 inches...
Forum: Hacks 02-13-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,789
Posted By steveboot
Cool. That's the only other classic...

Cool. That's the only other classic Shadow/sidecar I've seen, and it looks like it has the same car as mine!
Forum: Hacks 02-11-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,789
Posted By steveboot
Baltimore..... I have the combo listed for $4500...

Baltimore..... I have the combo listed for $4500 and I thought that was a pretty good deal. In my mind she is more valuable as a motorcycle and sidecar together, but just not a lot of interest out...
Forum: Hacks 02-10-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,789
Posted By steveboot
Sidecar Value?

Well folks, I tried to sell my Shadow Aero/California sidecar rig but really haven't generated any interest. I didn't think I would split her up, but am having second thoughts now.... But to be...
Forum: Hacks 12-22-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4,000
Views: 679,103
Posted By steveboot
Thank you Dan! Was just about to post a link to...

Thank you Dan! Was just about to post a link to the the Flea Market and see you did me one better! For you folks viewing the photos, I have to say this rig is a lot like me, up close we both show a...
Forum: Hacks 12-22-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4,000
Views: 679,103
Posted By steveboot
1999 Shadow Aero/California Sidecar

Hey folks, just posted my Aero in the Flea Market. No pics yet but someone has offered to help me post. In the mean time, I can email what I have on my phone to anyone interested.

Thanks, Steve...
Forum: Hacks 11-10-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 916
Posted By steveboot
Thanks Claude, I'd like to find someone a little...

Thanks Claude, I'd like to find someone a little closer, but your locale would be a nice little road trip :-)
Forum: Hacks 11-10-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 916
Posted By steveboot
Need a Sidecar Guru near Baltimore....

Hey folks, I just picked up a 1999 Shadow Aero with a California sidecar. I bought it then immediately took her on a 1000 mile road trip to get comfortable with her :-)

I've fallen in love with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-20-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 177,447
Posted By steveboot
Thanks Error, got the files!! Will let you know...

Thanks Error, got the files!! Will let you know how it goes.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-20-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By steveboot
Thanks Error... I'll plot it out and give it a...

Thanks Error... I'll plot it out and give it a shot. I say the border, but I really mean the Va area west of 81... I explored there a month ago just winging it, and came on some really good riding......
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-20-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By steveboot
Blue Ridge Trail

Hey folks, anybody out there create a turn sheet for ErrorCooled's Blue Ridge Trail? I requested the tracks, but I'm not sure I'll be able to download them to my Nuvi when I get them... And I'm...
Forum: Hacks 07-27-2011, 04:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By steveboot
Now that's what I'm talking about! Beautiful!

Now that's what I'm talking about! Beautiful!
Forum: Hacks 07-26-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By steveboot
Man! My firewall at work is blocking the picture...

Man! My firewall at work is blocking the picture links....
Forum: Hacks 07-26-2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By steveboot
I hate to say it, but he looks of ADV style bikes...

I hate to say it, but he looks of ADV style bikes with sidecars just doesn't grab me. I'm starting to think I'd be more inclined to pick up a Bonneville and then work on getting a sidecar for it.
...
Forum: Hacks 07-23-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By steveboot
Hack my Dakar.... Thats an idea. Any examples of...

Hack my Dakar.... Thats an idea. Any examples of one out there? And what would it take for a novice to accomplish it?
Forum: Hacks 07-22-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By steveboot
Wanna Be...

Ok guys, I'm looking to trade my 650GS Dakar for a sidecar rig. I've posted in the Flea Market, but thought I'd as for advice here... I'm looking for a ride that can do dirt roads as well as I95, but...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-13-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,533
Posted By steveboot
Wow, didn't know.... My T-max was pretty...

Wow, didn't know.... My T-max was pretty incredible. I had a Burgman 400 before it, and ther was no comparison. Ok, there wasw a comparison... My 400 had better storage, but the T-max had the fun...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-11-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,533
Posted By steveboot
T-Max Sport Screen

So, I don't know whether you T-Max guys frequent the Fleamarket section on this site, so I thought I might give you a little review of a screen I have listed down there....

Givi Sport windscreen,...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-15-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 157,453
Posted By steveboot
2009 T-Max in Maryland

I picked her up from another forum member, but I'm just not riding her... At this point I'm just looking to either get my money out of her or trade for something more useful, like a bicycle or...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 886
Posted By steveboot
New to me T-Max!

I pick her up tomorrow morning! She hasn't even had her first service yet.
I've been looking at these for a while, and finally one came up in my price range. Now I have to start looking at...
Forum: Hacks 06-17-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,826
Posted By steveboot
Dont like to hack?

So, where are those folks that thought a sidecar would be great fun, and then decided they liked 2 wheels better? I want to meet you. Because for years now I've wanted to try a hack and just haven't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-17-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,311
Posted By steveboot
fixed!!!

Finally got the oil jet out... I had to grind down a pair of tweezers to fit, but after that she came out real easy.

As suspected, it was plugged. Man, that's a little hole.... The jet has 30...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2010, 05:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,311
Posted By steveboot
In situ it is. Tonight I steel a string from the...

In situ it is. Tonight I steel a string from the guitar.....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-14-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,311
Posted By steveboot
I was so frustrated, I actually had the super...

I was so frustrated, I actually had the super glue in my hand.... visions of a screwdriver glued in the hole kept me from certain failure.

I tried a straw, but the slot on the jet wont let you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-14-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,311
Posted By steveboot
Clutch rod oil jet

Ok, I've read how I'm supposed to be able to get the jet out with a pair of tweezers, or a dab of oil on the flat of a screw driver, but no joy. This is the third time I've wrestled with it for about...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-19-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By steveboot
Leaking on the ground.... I removed the tanks on...

Leaking on the ground.... I removed the tanks on my "new-to-me" 950 to re-route the vent hoses, and when I buttoned her back up, I could smell raw fuel. I thought it had something to do with the vent...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-19-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By steveboot
Leaking Petcock?

Anybody have issue with their petcock (the big on/off on the left hand tank)?

Mines leaking!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-11-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By steveboot
Oh yeah, I'm also willing to bet those silver...

Oh yeah, I'm also willing to bet those silver caps are one way valves. I'm going to pull them and see if it gets better before I try anything else. Now, those tubes are just 3 inches long and point...
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