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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-20-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19,474
Views: 8,122,025
Posted By redfishguide
Wow awesome skills!!! :clap:clap:clap ...

Wow awesome skills!!! :clap:clap:clap

Florida sand, big heavy bike, been there done that; just not very well :huh

Thanks for posting.

Jack
Forum: Old's Cool 02-19-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 188,342
Posted By redfishguide
Very nice! Tastefully done. :clap:clap:clap

Very nice! Tastefully done. :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Hacks 02-15-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,961
Posted By redfishguide
Hey Claude, I think someone needs to do a...

Hey Claude,

I think someone needs to do a chemical analysis on your shit to find out what you've been smoking. And when they do let me know cause I think I need some!! Must be some really good...
Forum: Hacks 02-10-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,641
Posted By redfishguide
FR700 Ah yes why doesn't one just think...

FR700

Ah yes why doesn't one just think once in awhile? :norton I am not a total idiot though some may disagree. :huh My whole approach to mounting the fender was to use as many existing holes...
Forum: Hacks 02-10-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,641
Posted By redfishguide
Fr700, Just curious. I'm guessing your...

Fr700,

Just curious. I'm guessing your fender is mounted to the frame somehow. I have mine mounted to the swing arm so is moving with the suspension. Trying to figure a way to mount it to the...
Forum: Hacks 02-09-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,641
Posted By redfishguide
Sorry managed to mix up videos and can't figure...

Sorry managed to mix up videos and can't figure how to edit so the second vid is here.

<IFRAME height=315 src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/6uuA_PZ3pDw" frameBorder=0 width=560...
Forum: Hacks 02-09-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,641
Posted By redfishguide
Two short vids of Buck and me doing a little...

Two short vids of Buck and me doing a little rough riding. We had too pick a sunny section of this road to get a decent video. Road has pot holes big enough to swallow a truck!! :huh :huh but they...
Forum: Hacks 02-08-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,641
Posted By redfishguide
Hey Ken, Thanks for posting looks good :clap...

Hey Ken,

Thanks for posting looks good :clap I'm all about the patina! I'm telling ya a little bit of "new school baby" black Gorilla tape and it will look brand new.

If my rig turns 40,000...
Forum: Hacks 02-07-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,641
Posted By redfishguide
Hey Slowpoke, If you take a look at page one...

Hey Slowpoke,

If you take a look at page one or maybe two you can see where I build a wooden mock up of the frame. This gave me a real good idea about the final dimensions. I had been advised to...
Forum: Hacks 02-04-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,783
Posted By redfishguide
Hi Dianne, Take this for what its worth. I...

Hi Dianne,

Take this for what its worth. I am far from a sidecar expert and certainly not a professional welder. I have completed a sidecar build which thus far is holding up well.

I for one...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-31-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 371,726
Posted By redfishguide
Hey Troop, Bought my first bike in 1969, a...

Hey Troop,

Bought my first bike in 1969, a 69 Triumph trophy 500. It was my daily transportation. Started riding some dirt and rode it to a hill climb competed, crashed and rode it home. Two...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-31-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 371,726
Posted By redfishguide
Hey Baza, What kind of cruising speeds to...

Hey Baza,

What kind of cruising speeds to you get loaded up like that??

Jack
Forum: Old's Cool 01-31-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 371,726
Posted By redfishguide
Hey Troop, I'm quite familiar with the ole...

Hey Troop,

I'm quite familiar with the ole XS, having built two already. Check the link in my signature for my XS hack build.

My on again off again dual sport build stalled when I was trying to...
Forum: Hacks 01-30-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,641
Posted By redfishguide
I dunno about you but I will take a day's work...

I dunno about you but I will take a day's work over 3 busted ribs any time!!! I'm sure age is a factor but I've busted ribs on three different ocaisions The last three (ribs) being the worst. I'm...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 371,726
Posted By redfishguide
Good stuff!!!!! :clap:clap:clap Love seeing the...

Good stuff!!!!! :clap:clap:clap Love seeing the ole XS in the woods. Might be enough inspiration to get back on my dual sport project.

Jack :ricky
Forum: Old's Cool 01-29-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 371,726
Posted By redfishguide
Also thinking about the HF 904 130 X 16. What...

Also thinking about the HF 904 130 X 16. What makes you think the tire would be too big for an XS rear?

Thanks,
Jack
Forum: Hacks 01-27-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,641
Posted By redfishguide
Oh I did forget to mention I was in front of you...

Oh I did forget to mention I was in front of you at the time :deal

Jack
Forum: Hacks 01-27-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,641
Posted By redfishguide
Well Ray you can say that again!!!!!!!! I've...

Well Ray you can say that again!!!!!!!! I've managed to bust a number of bones during my not to illustrious riding career. Collar bone was nasty but nothing like those three ribs. Broken and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 190,940
Posted By redfishguide
Pretty sure they were braized with a gas torch...

Pretty sure they were braized with a gas torch not TIG

Jack
Forum: Hacks 01-25-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,641
Posted By redfishguide
Hey Slowpoke, My old stomping grounds were...

Hey Slowpoke,

My old stomping grounds were in south Jersey. Fishing the coast and riding in the Pine Barrens. Managed to break 3 ribs doing one of the Pine Barrens 500 a few years back. :eek1 ...
Forum: Hacks 01-16-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,641
Posted By redfishguide
Hey Ken where did you go? XS 650 dudes are a...

Hey Ken where did you go? XS 650 dudes are a rare commodity we need to stick together. :freaky Come pay us a visit.

Jack
Forum: Hacks 01-12-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,074
Posted By redfishguide
This story sounds familiar :deal lets see dog,...

This story sounds familiar :deal lets see dog, dirt roads, vintage, cheap maybe you should take a look at my build. Just saying :evil:rofl:rofl


Jack
Forum: Hacks 01-04-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,641
Posted By redfishguide
I did however do some work on the car today....

I did however do some work on the car today. Mounted a second Odyssey battery in my storage box and created sort of a false floor so I can put junk ah
make that tools and camping gear on top.

My...
Forum: Hacks 01-04-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,641
Posted By redfishguide
Come on Ken post that picture. Put it right up...

Come on Ken post that picture. Put it right up here in my thread so I have something to shoot for.
Forum: Hacks 01-04-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,641
Posted By redfishguide
Hey Ken, Just for you. :evil My learned...

Hey Ken,

Just for you. :evil My learned advice is don't use electrical tape. :mad? I have since done a major upgrade to the latest and greatest (new school baby) black gorilla tape.
...
Forum: Hacks 01-03-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 21,348
Posted By redfishguide
Following closely :lurk Thanks for posting ...

Following closely :lurk Thanks for posting :clap

Jack
Forum: Hacks 01-02-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,641
Posted By redfishguide
Hey Mr. Nuts, You bet I get it. Buck has...

Hey Mr. Nuts,

You bet I get it. Buck has camped and fished with me since he was a small pup. Only time he would complain is if I don't take him.

You need to just do it! My spouse and daughter...
Forum: Hacks 01-01-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,641
Posted By redfishguide
Coming from you a thumbs up is really...

Coming from you a thumbs up is really appreciated. Been following your thread for a long time.

Just can't figure out how to get a couple of those little guys to work in my shop. Round here at the...
Forum: Hacks 01-01-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,641
Posted By redfishguide
Wow it actually worked!!!!!!!!!!

Wow it actually worked!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-01-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By redfishguide
Great first camping trip :clap:clap Love your...

Great first camping trip :clap:clap Love your rig.

Funny that you mentioned those Aussie Vids. The Israelite Bay vid was the final straw that got me started on my build. Slade does a great job...
Forum: Hacks 01-01-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,641
Posted By redfishguide
Well I think I got it. I guess we'll see! ...

Well I think I got it. I guess we'll see!


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Forum: Hacks 01-01-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,641
Posted By redfishguide
Okay so I have really been a slacker lately and...

Okay so I have really been a slacker lately and y'all thought you were done with me. Well not so fast. :evil

Some time back; well maybe quite awhile back :deal so sue me! I did promise some video....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19,474
Views: 8,122,025
Posted By redfishguide
Mine is definitely an oem accessory seat and it...

Mine is definitely an oem accessory seat and it is not embossed either.

Jack
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19,474
Views: 8,122,025
Posted By redfishguide
Sure looks like KTM's accessory seat. I have an...

Sure looks like KTM's accessory seat. I have an 05.5 S model and the stock seat is orange and like a board. I tried the accessory seat and found it about the same as stock as far as comfort goes. ...
Forum: Hacks 12-06-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 45,472
Posted By redfishguide
Been following this fantastic build from the...

Been following this fantastic build from the beginning. Simply amazing compared to mine :clap:clap:clap

I do have a question since I am considering a LL build. What type and size tubing did you...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-27-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 371,726
Posted By redfishguide
If your looking for a reasonably priced 60 st 40...

If your looking for a reasonably priced 60 st 40 dirt tire that's tubeless as well take a look at the Duro HF 904 in 16 inch. I plan on trying these on my hack rig so can't speak from first hand...
Forum: Hacks 11-26-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 103,342
Posted By redfishguide
Thank's much. Jack QUOTE ...

Thank's much.

Jack



QUOTE

G'day Jack.
Forum: Hacks 11-25-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 103,342
Posted By redfishguide
Question Would appreciate some info on your bend process. ...

Would appreciate some info on your bend process. Did you do it with a bottle jack or an actual press.

Bending steel tubing is my nemesis. Can't afford a real bender and have limited some...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 190,940
Posted By redfishguide
Just curious is there a reason not to use an air...

Just curious is there a reason not to use an air wrench? Pretty sure it would come off pretty easily maybe even in neutral so as not to stress the trans.

Thanks,
Jack


QUOTE
I put...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-22-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 371,726
Posted By redfishguide
Can't quite visualize how adapters could work. ...

Can't quite visualize how adapters could work. Going the other way thick to thinner maybe. Hope I'm wrong.

I'm tall 6'2" and find most stock set ups are too low for stand up riding. By...
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