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Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By DavePave
In the good old VW days (1970's) there was a...

In the good old VW days (1970's) there was a product called Rapid Cool. Made for the air cooled VW's to replace the oil filter (screen) with a spin-on Fram filter and a cooler. I bet they still...
Forum: Hacks 11-20-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 919
Posted By DavePave
I am with Claude on this ...... Make your own...

I am with Claude on this ...... Make your own decisions and take your chances. :deal

I ALWAYS wear a full face helmet and good boots. In the humid Florida summer I often wear shorts and a thin...
Forum: Hacks 11-20-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,535
Posted By DavePave
For myself..... I purchased a used sidecar to...

For myself..... I purchased a used sidecar to mate up to my DR650 - a bike I already owned.

As I learned to connect the two together and had to do and re-do the alignment to perfect it, I also...
Forum: Hacks 11-12-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 730
Posted By DavePave
....... And that's just those that died in WW I...

....... And that's just those that died in WW I according to one source I read ..... Makes you wonder how many others made the sacrifice in the other European conflicts over the centuries.
Forum: Hacks 11-12-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 730
Posted By DavePave
Me too. It's nice things have changed for the...

Me too. It's nice things have changed for the better.
Forum: Hacks 11-12-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,066
Posted By DavePave
Nice trip. I need to do the same. How are...

Nice trip. I need to do the same.

How are you liking the triumph /sputnik rig so far?
Forum: Hacks 11-12-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 730
Posted By DavePave
It wasn't just the guys that served in Southeast...

It wasn't just the guys that served in Southeast Asia that got spit on. I was going through the San Diego airport in '72 and got spit on and called a baby killer by a woman that had to be in her 60's...
Forum: Hacks 11-11-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6,643
Views: 2,473,139
Posted By DavePave
Royal

According this website it might be a Royal sidecar; http://www.beemergarage.com/photos20.html

Very nice too !!!!!

I am not sure though if "Royal" is short for Royal Enfield.
Forum: Hacks 11-09-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,589
Posted By DavePave
Progress report? ????????? :ear

Progress report? ????????? :ear
Forum: Hacks 11-01-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6,643
Views: 2,473,139
Posted By DavePave
Looks like a Honda .....

Goldwing engine to me.....

Here's a Diesel Ural: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBjpckJugec

There are also VW variants: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7d4nP_ysfQ
Forum: Hacks 10-30-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 962
Posted By DavePave
The Bingham (as I understand it) is basically a...

The Bingham (as I understand it) is basically a Velorex 560 body with a larger, stiffer frame and no suspension.

So, it should be the same as a Velorex (for weight) maybe a stronger frame.
Forum: Hacks 10-22-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6,643
Views: 2,473,139
Posted By DavePave
Put it all back together and see what she does. ...

Put it all back together and see what she does. Fix the things she doesn't do so well.

Or, call the previous owner and ask why he tore it all apart.....

Oh, and have a cool beverage or...
Forum: Hacks 10-15-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,369
Posted By DavePave
I use both all the time, just habit. When...

I use both all the time, just habit.

When the roads are slick after a rain here in Florida, or when in soft sand off-road, I use the front gently, and the rear firmly. Other than that, I am on...
Forum: Hacks 10-05-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By DavePave
try this

It's an old link but has some contact info:
http://kentuckymotorcycleeducationandsafety.ky.gov/NR/rdonlyres/F8CF4684-882E-4396-907B-A7BF1BD18D5D/0/scTrikeRiderEdCourses.pdf

Another link;...
Forum: Hacks 10-01-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3,762
Views: 643,560
Posted By DavePave
The mounting is unquestionably - questionable :D ...

The mounting is unquestionably - questionable :D

Any suspension in there with that price tag? Doesn't appear to be one.

Obviously at least 200+ people bought something they knew nothing...
Forum: Hacks 09-30-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3,762
Views: 643,560
Posted By DavePave
Hmmmmmmmmmmm.....

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/mcy/4682618905.html

Interesting combo rig.....
Forum: Hacks 09-30-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,051
Posted By DavePave
Another item....

You can use is a thick rubber mud flap from a truck. Most truck stops and service places sell them for about 7 or 8 bucks. You can also use the scraps to fashion a mud flap of you own - if you need...
Forum: Hacks 09-24-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2,792
Views: 469,908
Posted By DavePave
Welcome ....

....to the Hacks section.

Most would agree these are very interesting machines. They are what they are, and they do seem to be getting better with every new model year.

Every bike has...
Forum: Hacks 09-12-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,530
Posted By DavePave
What ??????????????

No ride report??????????????? :huh
Forum: Hacks 08-27-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By DavePave
Not sure but

These guys might help.....

http://www.armycycles.com/special.aspx

http://www.sovietsteeds.com/

http://www.russiangarage.com/
Forum: Hacks 08-27-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3,762
Views: 643,560
Posted By DavePave
It just needs a Harley sticker on it. No...

It just needs a Harley sticker on it. No different than the beemer guys that put badges on their DMC, Dnepr or Ural sidecars - that makes it a beemer sidecar ......... :1drink
Forum: Hacks 08-24-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,738
Posted By DavePave
nice car ......

Have you picked a bike yet?
Forum: Hacks 08-24-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,392
Posted By DavePave
I park the way JustKip does; Back it in if...

I park the way JustKip does; Back it in if downhill, Pull in if up hill.... Flat doesn't matter you're pushing one way or the other.

That lane splitting doesn't seem right to me. I saw that...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,311
Posted By DavePave
Ural, CJ, excuse me - Non-BMW airhead

Bump......... :lol3



Why not just start a Ural thread(s).

One for 2WD, and one for 1WD.

I mean there are bike specific threads here. Several are many hundreds of pages long. And OMG are...
Forum: Hacks 08-18-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,513
Posted By DavePave
The alternator mod is ugly - but likely very...

The alternator mod is ugly - but likely very effective.

Water cooling the TEM is a good way to go. Several companies make appropriately sized units for PC processor chips. I've seen several...
Forum: Hacks 08-17-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,513
Posted By DavePave
Looks like your standard alternator is of the...

Looks like your standard alternator is of the 300W family...... It's bigger than mine... :rofl

You might consider this mod....
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,311
Posted By DavePave
New title

How about non-BMW airheads ???? :lol3
Forum: Hacks 08-17-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,513
Posted By DavePave
FR 700 That's a pretty good chart. Thanks. After...

FR 700 That's a pretty good chart. Thanks. After I wrote the previous question, I practiced my Google-Fu and found that most of the Coleman models were listed as needing 4.5. - 5.0 amps. Way too much...
Forum: Hacks 08-17-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,513
Posted By DavePave
How many amps does that thing require @ 12VDC ? ...

How many amps does that thing require @ 12VDC ?

I looked at a few on-line and none seem to list the power requirements.
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,897
Posted By DavePave
I don't often drink placebo, but when I do I...

I don't often drink placebo, but when I do I prefer Dihydrogen monoxide. :freaky

Other placebos are just as good. It's just a personal preference. :brow
Forum: Hacks 08-10-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,379
Posted By DavePave
Thumb Spoken like a real capitalist business man -...

Spoken like a real capitalist business man - welcome to America !!!!! :D

Unfortunately, you'll have to bride a few senators to get those sidecar reverse laws passed. :poser
Forum: Hacks 08-10-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,836
Posted By DavePave
On mine .....

I had no head shake at all. I used 20% of wheel base for sidecar wheel lead. In my case about 10" ... With about 1/4" lean out and 3/4" toe in. Which worked well.

Then for some stupid reason I...
Forum: Hacks 08-05-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,705
Posted By DavePave
Thanks DB

NOT an HD fan either. I think all bikes are fun. But I really like the sportster ride and look. I had an Evo 883 that was awesome. Smooth. I never forgot the experience though.

Someday...
Forum: Hacks 08-05-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,379
Posted By DavePave
I'll ....

Put in a bid for the Southeastern distribution rights. If I build that out of Cypress or Red Oak would that violate your patent? :1drink

On a serious note: I push mine into the garage backwards,...
Forum: Hacks 08-03-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,705
Posted By DavePave
Db .....

Is that yours ??? Is that a gnarly car tire on the back?

Very cool !!!
Forum: Hacks 08-03-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,953
Posted By DavePave
Thanks for the reply

I was thinking something like that.

Much more and the bike would be wild in the highway corners, much lower and you'd be hitting bottom on some of the rougher or washed out gravel and dirt...
Forum: Hacks 08-02-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,738
Posted By DavePave
Awesome

>>> Looking forward to it.
Forum: Hacks 08-02-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,953
Posted By DavePave
Claude

What would you say is the average GC for one of your Adventure sidecars ?????
Forum: Hacks 08-01-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,738
Posted By DavePave
Proper enough

Excellent!!! Read it through - In a word - Awesome!!!!

Some day, hopefully I'll do the same .........

As far as bolts backing out ... the use of castellated nuts with cotter...
Forum: Hacks 08-01-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,705
Posted By DavePave
Thumb Do the Sporty !!!!!!

My dream bike would be a dualsportster style hack, with something like a Sputnik sidecar.

Sporty 1200 with a LL front end, extended & widened swing arm, raised rear - good (9-10") ground...
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