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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-03-2015, 11:41 PM
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Posted By JimmyTheHog
Hi ADP - I'm not clear on what your build...

Hi ADP - I'm not clear on what your build objective is, but adding length to your swingarm, in addition to longer shocks, will give you more rear wheel suspension travel, closer match the travel...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-29-2015, 11:05 PM
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Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Me too! :evil Evan Wilcox is the best! ...

Me too! :evil Evan Wilcox is the best!

http://www.wilcoxmetal.com/index.htm
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-26-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
6.3 gallon Aluminum tank from Evan Wilcox hand...

6.3 gallon Aluminum tank from Evan Wilcox hand formed metal just back from paint.

I'm liking the clear coated brushed Aluminum look ...

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Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-26-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
forgot the picture ... ...

forgot the picture ...

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmythehog/IMG_1186.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-26-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Its this one for 1" dia handlebars: MDC7H-B:...

Its this one for 1" dia handlebars: MDC7H-B: Clutch cable, Handlebar 1'', lever-5

http://www.frogspecialties.com/store.html#!/Clutch-cable-Handlebar-1-lever-5/p/36567153/category=9576215

...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-26-2015, 07:06 AM
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Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
When I first got the shocks, I tried the fit in...

When I first got the shocks, I tried the fit in both directions. In the forward position though, the reservoir fit around the frame so nicely, like it was designed for it! So, I had to leave it that...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-23-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 53,249
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Nice! Nothing like new paint to make the bike pop!

Nice! Nothing like new paint to make the bike pop!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-23-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Last picture for now until the new tank & fender...

Last picture for now until the new tank & fender arrive.

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmythehog/SC3%201%20Rebuild%202015/IMG_1152.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-23-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
The new Beringer brake and clutch levers have the...

The new Beringer brake and clutch levers have the mirror mount brackets, so I moved to these mirrors. They work pretty good and are further out than the stock Sportsters, so I can actually see whats...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-23-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmytheho...

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmythehog/SC3%201%20Rebuild%202015/IMG_1147.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-23-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
The rear caliper, mounting bracket, and rotor are...

The rear caliper, mounting bracket, and rotor are all Beringer bolt-on for the Sportsters. Only a minor mod needed to clear the rotor screw heads...

...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-23-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Integrated Beringer brakes. They WORK! Anyone...

Integrated Beringer brakes. They WORK! Anyone else using Beringer out there?

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmythehog/SC3%201%20Rebuild%202015/IMG_1145.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-23-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
The build is mostly done, but still waiting for...

The build is mostly done, but still waiting for the 6 gal Aluminum tank to be painted, so I put the small tracker tank on to see how it looks. Also, a CF front fender is still on order.

I don't...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-21-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
... Back to bike building. I relocated the horn...

... Back to bike building. I relocated the horn to under the gas tank with this billet bracket. The horn used to be where my crash bar is, so I needed a new location. When I moved the ignition coils...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-21-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Side tracked! Loosing focus! Saw this Honda CT70...

Side tracked! Loosing focus! Saw this Honda CT70 at Santa Clara Cycle Accessories the other day - a very clean restoration! Im temped to bring it home, but no room and no time :lol3

...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-21-2015, 09:10 PM
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Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
It's coming together, but still lots to do... ...

It's coming together, but still lots to do...

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmythehog/SC3%201%20Rebuild%202015/IMG_1084.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-21-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Beringer brakes going on... I made the...

Beringer brakes going on...

I made the adaptor bracket - radial caliper to axial mount. Its a nice setup for adjusting the spacers for different size rotors if needed. I was considering two...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-21-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Thanks for the motor install ideas everyone. I'd...

Thanks for the motor install ideas everyone. I'd like to make a better motor mount lift that holds the motor on the side and can rotate like an engine hoist does. Mine currently holds the motor from...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-17-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Swingarm & shocks - done. Now comes the slow...

Swingarm & shocks - done. Now comes the slow time consuming stuff...

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmythehog/SC3%201%20Rebuild%202015/IMG_1027.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-17-2015, 09:03 PM
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Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Motor in frame - done! Forks - Done. ...

Motor in frame - done! Forks - Done.

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmythehog/SC3%201%20Rebuild%202015/IMG_1021.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-13-2015, 05:03 PM
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Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Dropping the motor in is no easy task. Its HEAVY!...

Dropping the motor in is no easy task. Its HEAVY! I rigged up a bike lift to hold the motor and then put the frame around the motor. It works, but a better solution is needed. Any ideas out there?
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-13-2015, 04:59 PM
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Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
The powder coater (SRS in Santa Clara, CA) says...

The powder coater (SRS in Santa Clara, CA) says it takes them about 2 hours to strip. They bead blast it.

Good idea on the steering stop!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-13-2015, 07:40 AM
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Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Triple clamps installed first to test fit the...

Triple clamps installed first to test fit the welded-on steering damper bracket - worked fine.

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmythehog/SC3%201%20Rebuild%202015/IMG_1005.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-13-2015, 07:35 AM
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Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
The frame back from powder coat. Let the build...

The frame back from powder coat. Let the build begin!

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmythehog/SC3%201%20Rebuild%202015/IMG_0998.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-12-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Beringer brakes!

Here's a sneak peak of the new Beringer brakes integrated on the SC3.

The rear is a Harley bolt-on 4-pistion caliper & rotor/hub with some required bracketry for the master cylinder &...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-24-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Thanks! Klim was great to work with and Drew Ruiz...

Thanks! Klim was great to work with and Drew Ruiz took the photos - talented dude. We had a good time out in the Mojave desert "chasing the light". Those guys worked me pretty hard...and I only...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-23-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
I have considered it, but decided not to do it...

I have considered it, but decided not to do it for these bikes that get converted using the near stock frame. I'm considering a custom designed frame though that would move the pivot down and address...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-21-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Development time! I've been busy with some...

Development time! I've been busy with some upgrades to the SC3 and they're mostly done now:

- Shortened the forks to balance the travel front to rear ~8"-9"
- New triple clamps with improved...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-05-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
They're from Touratech. They're 2 liter...

They're from Touratech. They're 2 liter canisters. I also use Touratech's Arno straps to tie them down which work good.

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Forum: Equipment 01-08-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Oops. Thanks for the note. Wasn't thinking! ...

Oops. Thanks for the note. Wasn't thinking!

This has now moved to Flea Market
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,080
Posted By JimmyTheHog
I had the opportunity to test out the new Sidi...

I had the opportunity to test out the new Sidi Crossfire 2 SRS's last week. My foot is a 10.5" and the boot size that fit was 11.5" (or whatever their equivalent size # is). The fit was very good and...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Klim Badlands Pro pants 36" waist, black

I have a pair of Klim Badlands Pro pants for sale:
- 36" waist
- Regular length (~30" inseam)
- Color is Black
- Only worn a few times. Purchased new mid last year. Like new condition
-...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,000
Posted By JimmyTheHog
I also have a pair of Klim Badlands Pro pants for...

I also have a pair of Klim Badlands Pro pants for sale, if the previous post Klim's aren't what you want.

36" waist, regular length (~30" inner leg), black, purchased mid last year and only used...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-06-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
You have my permission - Thanks!

You have my permission - Thanks!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-06-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
The SC3 has 18mm offset triples, but other parts...

The SC3 has 18mm offset triples, but other parts of the geometry were changed too like the rake & tail, wheelbase, suspension travel, TKC80 tires, tall bar risers - all I think contribute to the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-14-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Thanks. The final gears are 25/56 teeth...

Thanks. The final gears are 25/56 teeth front/rear. I went as big as I could go on the front sprocket to get the chain up over the swingarm pivot. Then picked the rear sprocket to get the ratio close...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-29-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmytheho...

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmythehog/IMG-20140629-00234.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-29-2014, 05:17 PM
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Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmytheho...

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmythehog/IMG-20140629-00235.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-29-2014, 05:17 PM
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Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmytheho...

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmythehog/IMG-20140629-00245.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-29-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 365,961
Posted By JimmyTheHog
http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmytheho...

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmythehog/IMG-20140629-00238.jpg
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