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Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6,436
Views: 2,373,429
Posted By Carl Childers
Funny, I just built a new utility trailer for my...

Funny, I just built a new utility trailer for my business and I was laughing to myself that it could be the worlds biggest sidecar, looks like someone beat me to it! :D
Forum: Hacks 09-15-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,578
Posted By Carl Childers
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Hacks 09-15-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,417
Posted By Carl Childers
Wow Ski that's too bad but like you said at least...

Wow Ski that's too bad but like you said at least you found it, now it's onward and upward. Keep in mind that either a very lean condition from that cylinders carb or an overly advanced ignition...
Forum: Hacks 09-12-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By Carl Childers
From what I've seen the bottom back brace needs...

From what I've seen the bottom back brace needs to be cut out and relocated to clear the motor. I'm sure someone here can fill you in on the exact details.

Wouldn't be for the rig that was at the...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 09-12-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,452
Posted By Carl Childers
Puke The surrounding area is full of great rides! The...

The surrounding area is full of great rides! The town and the Gunnison KOA, kind of dismal.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 98,509
Views: 18,768,377
Posted By Carl Childers
Thanks I'll give Derek a shout.

Thanks I'll give Derek a shout.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 98,509
Views: 18,768,377
Posted By Carl Childers
Float Assembly O Rings

I think it's time to change out the carburetor float assembly O rings.
Any quick easy source for these , like maybe NAPA Auto?
Forum: Hacks 09-08-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3,436
Views: 582,920
Posted By Carl Childers
HD cookie jars, seems to be no end of stuff that...

HD cookie jars, seems to be no end of stuff that gets marketed along with these bikes, There are even Harley toilet seats in black and orange with the logo on them out there..... Yikes! I'd just be...
Forum: Hacks 09-08-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,417
Posted By Carl Childers
Exhaust won't be it but will need attention. No...

Exhaust won't be it but will need attention. No compression? Head gasket failure, ring failure, hole in the piston or valves or valve seats are not doing what they should. I think a tear down of the...
Forum: Hacks 09-05-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 3,436
Views: 582,920
Posted By Carl Childers
Laugh invested sounds so much better than pissed away. ...

invested sounds so much better than pissed away. :lol3
Forum: Hacks 09-04-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,417
Posted By Carl Childers
Something does not sound right here..... did you...

Something does not sound right here..... did you check your valve clearances in the left cylinder? If they're tight you won't get any compression and the cylinder will be dead. It'd be worth a look,...
Forum: Hacks 09-04-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 3,436
Views: 582,920
Posted By Carl Childers
Damn that's the look I get all goofy over! I'm...

Damn that's the look I get all goofy over! I'm just a sucker for that stuff.


Hmmm, the car alone sells for $10 k I wonder if he'd sell me the Shovel by itself for three? :D
Forum: Hacks 09-03-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,578
Posted By Carl Childers
Es going to be muy, muy caliente. :D Have...

Es going to be muy, muy caliente. :D

Have fun!
Forum: Hacks 09-03-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 56,302
Posted By Carl Childers
No clue, what is it?

No clue, what is it?
Forum: Hacks 08-29-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,093
Posted By Carl Childers
Carl's Bandit Cheering Section

I've owned several 1200 Bandits over the years, fast reliable e-z to maintain. My current Bandit was a candidate for being hacked last Winter but I chose the Harley instead, there would been too much...
Forum: Hacks 08-27-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3,436
Views: 582,920
Posted By Carl Childers
Personally I think it's all about brand name and...

Personally I think it's all about brand name and image weather it's emerging or home markets and foreign buyers for the most part won't care.

Ultimately I believe the Motor Company just can't...
Forum: Hacks 08-27-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3,436
Views: 582,920
Posted By Carl Childers
One day soon and very quietly the Chinese and...

One day soon and very quietly the Chinese and Indian built big twin Harley's will make their way to these shores, if sales survive the firestorm when word gets out then that will be the end of HD as...
Forum: Hacks 08-26-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,025
Posted By Carl Childers
The French have always done it...

The French have always done it differently.......... I love the old Gnome Rhone's!
Forum: Hacks 08-26-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3,436
Views: 582,920
Posted By Carl Childers
In a sense, yes. :D

In a sense, yes. :D
Forum: Hacks 08-26-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,696
Posted By Carl Childers
Streched / sectioned Harley TLE with cattywampus...

Streched / sectioned Harley TLE with cattywampus fender? What's the tug, Honda Goldwing? Any back story on this? It's all good so they say.:norton
Forum: Hacks 08-24-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3,436
Views: 582,920
Posted By Carl Childers
Fair price but missing the top portion that only...

Fair price but missing the top portion that only works with the fork caps pictured,standard top yoke won't work with this set up, the correct missing top maybe hard to find on its own.
Forum: Hacks 08-23-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By Carl Childers
I've ridden many times to the annual Sturgis...

I've ridden many times to the annual Sturgis rally on a solo bike, all I can say is I can't wait to attend a sidecar rally there. The Black Hills, Eastern Wyoming and the Badlands offer up some great...
Forum: Hacks 08-22-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 56,302
Posted By Carl Childers
Ah, to the dark side once more.

Ah, to the dark side once more.
Forum: Hacks 08-11-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 56,302
Posted By Carl Childers
From 72 to 93 I saw the Dead nearly 200 times....

From 72 to 93 I saw the Dead nearly 200 times. The saying was '' there is nothing like a Grateful Dead Show!" and it was true.... it was always like the Haight Ashbury circus hitting town. Some shows...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By Carl Childers
OK........So not in Europe but in Henderson NV. ...

OK........So not in Europe but in Henderson NV.

Why no phone or email response?????
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By Carl Childers
Question Ricor Suspension

I call and call, ain't nobody home. Vacation? Went riding? Out of business?
Anyone know whats going on with Ricor?
Forum: Hacks 08-08-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 56,302
Posted By Carl Childers
I had one too back in the old hippie daze. Mine...

I had one too back in the old hippie daze. Mine was a 65, same color beige but was not a window van. Three on the tree and the "dog house" that was the engine cover acted as the middle seat.

...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 532,608
Posted By Carl Childers
Unless the rings were replaced by a qualified...

Unless the rings were replaced by a qualified mechanic stay away from it especially for that price. Too many good used ones out there in the $2500.00 range an exceptional one may sell closer to 3K....
Forum: Hacks 08-05-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,417
Posted By Carl Childers
Are you aware of the yahoo group Dnepr Heads? The...

Are you aware of the yahoo group Dnepr Heads? The members there can line you out on parts interchangeability upgrades and more.
Forum: Hacks 08-04-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,578
Posted By Carl Childers
For you old farts: I insure my bikes...

For you old farts:


I insure my bikes through Foremost which is what AARP offers up to it's members. My Harley has full coverage and when I added the hack at a value that I arrived at of...
Forum: Hacks 08-03-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By Carl Childers
S.B I live about 80 miles or so away from...

S.B

I live about 80 miles or so away from where that picture was taken in the mountains just east of Taos NM. My cabin sits at 7500' above sea level and the land is made up more of rocks and...
Forum: Hacks 08-03-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By Carl Childers
Born fifty years too late Dave. :D

Born fifty years too late Dave. :D
Forum: Hacks 08-03-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By Carl Childers
http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a352/Chase2/CDT/...

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a352/Chase2/CDT/DSCF0167_zps29d5cf8b.jpg (http://s15.photobucket.com/user/Chase2/media/CDT/DSCF0167_zps29d5cf8b.jpg.html)


That looks like my driveway. No I'm...
Forum: Hacks 08-03-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By Carl Childers
Thanks all for the help, it looks like I'll be...

Thanks all for the help, it looks like I'll be ordering a Duro. I just might try my hand at studding it for ice, anybody here run tire studs in the winter?
Forum: Hacks 08-03-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,177
Posted By Carl Childers
Wicked HOLY FLIRPIN SCMIMDT...........Now dats what I'm...

HOLY FLIRPIN SCMIMDT...........Now dats what I'm talkin about! Best of both rigs in one package.

Well OK maybe most of the Ural got thrown out with the bath water:D but that is one bad ass...
Forum: Hacks 08-03-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By Carl Childers
Question 16 Inch Knobby?

Here it is summer and I'm already thinking about winter. I have a spare 16" rear wheel for my Harley that I'd like to find a knobby tire for. I live in an area of steep terrain and mud and snow in...
Forum: Hacks 07-31-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 57,115
Posted By Carl Childers
Thanks, I do get curious about this stuff! I...

Thanks, I do get curious about this stuff! I think when I tear the rig down this fall to do finish paint on the tub and fender I will drill my adjuster arm while I'm at it. Like you I don't mess...
Forum: Hacks 07-31-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 57,115
Posted By Carl Childers
[QUOTE=davebig;24736093]https://lh6.googleusercont...

[QUOTE=davebig;24736093]https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Ae0IczfN0Co/U9lnNXa2dtI/AAAAAAAACMk/zF25CKH83vg/w640-h480-no/P7230087.JPG...
Forum: Hacks 07-24-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6,436
Views: 2,373,429
Posted By Carl Childers
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Hacks 07-21-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,100
Posted By Carl Childers
Terrible, disgusting.....deplorable! What a...

Terrible, disgusting.....deplorable! What a ridiculous trip!





Seriously? I'd trade places with you in a heart beat. All the best on you adventure / journey!
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