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Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,866
Posted By DJ1
SB, love the report! Great pics!

SB, love the report! Great pics!
Forum: Hacks 06-26-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 46,631
Posted By DJ1
Beautiful!:clap:clap:clap

Beautiful!:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Hacks 06-22-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 46,631
Posted By DJ1
Cargo deck looks great, I may make one up for...

Cargo deck looks great, I may make one up for mine. Paint on the tug is pretty fancy, I like it!

What are you ramming with 3 1/2 feet?
Forum: Hacks 06-22-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 29,327
Posted By DJ1
A few from our ride today..

Shot by my bride. We took a ride today up to Lake Quinault and local area.

My bride likes to monkey, I told her to shoot some pics while she was hanging out. Almost looks like I have the car in...
Forum: Hacks 06-16-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,718
Posted By DJ1
:clap Me too! Maybe we can get a group...

:clap
Me too! Maybe we can get a group discount!
Forum: Hacks 06-14-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By DJ1
Very nice..

Your rig looks great!:clap The car style matches the bike well and should be a fun rig.

Are your hard bags older Bates style? Is so, I have a top box that would match.
Forum: Hacks 06-10-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,119
Posted By DJ1
Thanks for the kind words. I didn't have...

Thanks for the kind words.

I didn't have to use a leading link. I chose to, one because I can and like the looks but more so because the can be stronger than a tele front end. They will handle...
Forum: Hacks 06-07-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,119
Posted By DJ1
Thank you...

Trimmed the LL to fit this morning, mounted it up and adjusted things a bit. This is how it sits as of now.
...
Forum: Hacks 06-06-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,119
Posted By DJ1
Put some parts together today

and came up with something that looks like a sidecar. I needed to get things to this stage so I could finish the leading link. With any luck, tomorrow I may get the front end trimmed down to fit and...
Forum: Hacks 06-05-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 2,304,094
Posted By DJ1
I get this on my phone today, my bride has been...

I get this on my phone today, my bride has been driving the rig to work, at lunch time her and her friend go bomb around, 25 miles today during lunch!:D I think it great except for I was stuck at...
Forum: Hacks 06-01-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By DJ1
I haven't done any trees on a Bonny but like...

I haven't done any trees on a Bonny but like FR700 says, why wait? I swapped out a set on one of our rigs a few months back, they were Paughco trees on a Sportster, I had them swapped and was riding...
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By DJ1
:D I've had the other hack out too but...

:D

I've had the other hack out too but mostly riding the long bike, my friend and I took a few days http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=980991
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-25-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By DJ1
The last day..

Heading home always sucks for me, if it weren't for my wonderful wife I would probably be a bike bum riding and working along the way. We took our time packing up, neither of us wanted to go home but...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-25-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By DJ1
Day 3

We had a plan for day three, BREAKFAST! I had done some homework before we left and decided that we would head to Ukiah Oregon for breakfast one of the days, today was the day.

No tents, less...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-25-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By DJ1
Day two..

Our camp site for the night was great. We were up around 6 got things sorted, repacked our gear. We had a laugh as I told him by day 2 or 3 you end up with things sorted and packed with ease and then...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-25-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By DJ1
Talking Its time for my CTFR ride!

I've been doing this ride for almost 8 years, have missed a few due to various reasons but everyone knows how that works. Last year was the first year I posted a ride report on ADV...
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By DJ1
Well since you're here, you might check these...

Well since you're here, you might check these places, if you see something you like give them a call ...
You might find some here http://advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=82

Knows...
Forum: Hacks 05-24-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,119
Posted By DJ1
A little update..

I haven't spent much time on the build lately, hammered a bunch of work out over the last month and then got ready for my spring get away ride. Pics are a little dark, it was late when I got it...
Forum: Hacks 05-24-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,722
Posted By DJ1
Love the seat! Love the build, my first rig is a...

Love the seat! Love the build, my first rig is a Velorex on a rigid hot rod chopper, absolute kick in the ass to tear around on!:D

If you have a lathe or access to one you can make a flare die...
Forum: Hacks 05-24-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,104
Posted By DJ1
Looks great!:clap You have a great...

Looks great!:clap

You have a great consultant, Claude gave me some great info when I put my first rig together and great info and advise on the my project hack.

Looking forward to this coming...
Forum: Hacks 05-05-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 16,273
Posted By DJ1
Thumb Not sure even what to say Clancy, maybe I should...

Not sure even what to say Clancy, maybe I should go out and take a hammer to my heap of a build!

Outstanding work all the way around:clap
Forum: Hacks 04-29-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,643
Posted By DJ1
I've been absent and busy so my reply is a little...

I've been absent and busy so my reply is a little tardy. I have always called them SAE plugs too but not everyone is familiar with that designation. Its a good idea to put a wrap of tape around...
Forum: Hacks 04-29-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By DJ1
You have a few options..

It really depends on what you want to run for a tire and how much work you are willing to do or pay for.

The easiest would be to get a rear HD spoke hub, a 15" car rim, Boxer Metal has them...
Forum: Hacks 04-23-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,643
Posted By DJ1
I think I'm going to use a molded trailer...

I think I'm going to use a molded trailer connector, you can get them in up to 8 wires.
http://www.wiringproducts.com/molded-connectors
I've used this company for several years, they have always...
Forum: Hacks 04-14-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,225
Posted By DJ1
Convert it to chain and be done with it. I...

Convert it to chain and be done with it. I punched a belt in Montana years ago, It wasn't enough to have to change so I ran it home, since then I have converted all of ours and several for our...
Forum: Hacks 04-10-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,119
Posted By DJ1
You both are to kind, I've read and studied your...

You both are to kind, I've read and studied your site John and used your builds Clancy for inspiration for my build. Thank you both:clap
Forum: Hacks 04-08-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,119
Posted By DJ1
Its an Ultra brand 15" X 4" wheel, has a 5 X...

Its an Ultra brand 15" X 4" wheel, has a 5 X 4.5" bolt pattern, 1 3/4" backspace, -19mm offset and a 83mm bore.

http://www.jegs.com/i/Ultra-Wheel/605/061-5465K/10002/-1?parentProductId=1589569
...
Forum: Hacks 04-08-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,119
Posted By DJ1
Little by little, parts keep showing up at the...

Little by little, parts keep showing up at the door!:D Yesterday it was rubber donuts that fit the rims that showed up last week.

This tread should do most everything I want, if not I'll just...
Forum: Hacks 04-07-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By DJ1
YES!!!!! Great start John! I recognize...

YES!!!!!
Great start John!

I recognize that swingarm.:evil
Forum: Hacks 04-06-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,492
Posted By DJ1
I think I'm safe, there's no oil on my final...

I think I'm safe, there's no oil on my final drive...... :hide
Forum: Hacks 04-06-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,119
Posted By DJ1
Sorry for the late answer Dave. No I'm not...

Sorry for the late answer Dave.

No I'm not a partner but its a very good place to work, almost like owning my own rig. As to why I don't work in a shop full time, two things for the most part....
Forum: Hacks 04-06-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,119
Posted By DJ1
A small update..

Not much to say other than I am in deep skunkworks territory!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v221/ddnw2000/OL%20sidecar%20build/IMG_20140402_185936800x600.jpg

Brake clearance on the car,...
Forum: Hacks 03-30-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,119
Posted By DJ1
I cut them out the other night, honest:1drink ...

I cut them out the other night, honest:1drink

That is what I plan on doing with this if I get it dialed in and think I'm going to leave it there. I Don't know how much adjustment I'm going to need...
Forum: Hacks 03-29-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,119
Posted By DJ1
Thanks, My legs are still long on the bottom,...

Thanks,
My legs are still long on the bottom, maybe an 1.5-2" so trimming them will bring them more inline with the tubes. I really need the hubs, wheels and tires to get it all set but I just have...
Forum: Hacks 03-29-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 19,632
Posted By DJ1
I'm 43, been riding on and off since I was a kid....

I'm 43, been riding on and off since I was a kid. I have been intrigued by sidecars forever but never been around them. I really wanted to build an ADV hack, after reading here for a year or two and...
Forum: Hacks 03-29-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,119
Posted By DJ1
Thanks Dave. I'm going to keep that under...

Thanks Dave.

I'm going to keep that under my hat for now, I have a idea that should work, hubs, wheels and tires, everything looks good on paper. :huh I'll give you a hint though --looking at the...
Forum: Hacks 03-29-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,119
Posted By DJ1
We'll win you over Dave!:D I have my front...

We'll win you over Dave!:D

I have my front end tacked up and did a test fit on the frame today. I have a few adjustments to make but I think I hit if pretty close. Still have to wait for the...
Forum: Hacks 03-27-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,639
Posted By DJ1
The trunk or box is 24"X24"X24". It's pretty big...

The trunk or box is 24"X24"X24". It's pretty big but I want room for my BBQ:evil


There's a lot to love about the Sportys! We've culled the herd now and that's all we have now.
Forum: Hacks 03-27-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,639
Posted By DJ1
I like that but then I may be a little bias :D ...

I like that but then I may be a little bias :D
Our nose is a little shorter at 20". Our passenger compartment is 46" long from nose to seat back with a overall length of 70" and depth of 24". The...
Forum: Hacks 03-23-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,119
Posted By DJ1
Wink Front end update..

I've had some time this last week and a bunch this weekend to make some progress on the LL front end.

Started by making the lower pivot/pinch blocks. I decided to do them this way so I could...
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