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Forum: Hacks 07-09-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,604
Posted By DavePave
Gas can

I am not trying to be negative ..... I am just not sure it's best to have that fuel inside of the sealed trunk. Might be best outside - so it can breathe when necessary....

Beautiful bike and...
Forum: Hacks 07-09-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,140
Posted By DavePave
Personally, I like some of the Australian builds...

Personally, I like some of the Australian builds I've seen on this site. While not the American ideal of beauty, they appear strong and very functional at carrying needed equipment into the bush for...
Forum: Hacks 07-08-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,140
Posted By DavePave
Additional input

There are many good used sidecars. For Dual sport, I think there are a few good standouts, though some may be hard to locate in a short time span.

The Sputniks are seem to be good choices, as are...
Forum: Hacks 07-08-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,185
Posted By DavePave
Steam .....

is the way to go.....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t93QlgBu4Is (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t93QlgBu4Is)

With a sidecar to carry additional fuel and water - the sky is the limit. ...
Forum: Hacks 07-07-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,140
Posted By DavePave
http://www.adhuntr.com/ (http://www.adhuntr.com/)...

http://www.adhuntr.com/ (http://www.adhuntr.com/)

http://www.statewidelist.com/ (http://www.statewidelist.com/)

http://www.sidecar.com/mbbs22/forums/forum-view.asp?fid=7...
Forum: Hacks 07-03-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,140
Posted By DavePave
ditto...

ditto...
Forum: Hacks 07-03-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,140
Posted By DavePave
My 2 cents

I would strongly consider that your wife should also learn to ride. I don't believe a moderately sized rig would be difficult to handle, and she would enjoy the trip more. DMC's website shows a...
Forum: Hacks 06-16-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By DavePave
Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :d
Forum: Hacks 06-16-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By DavePave
one other item....

All good posts above....

If, you do decide to run two batteries, make sure they are electrically separated (diodes or switches) to a degree (meaning not in true parallel). Often when one battery...
Forum: Hacks 06-15-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,550
Posted By DavePave
Wasn't saying you weren't covered.....

Just that I might have tried to add a new bike after they quit covering them - that was in 2008. You may have already been insured when they quit...... Either that or I need to call them back........
Forum: Hacks 06-15-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,550
Posted By DavePave
Usaa

..... they told me they don't cover motorcycles anymore, though I've had cars with them for over 40 years. I went with progressive.
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,446
Posted By DavePave
from wiki.....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harley-Davidson_Sportster

Forty-Eight[edit (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Harley-Davidson_Sportster&action=edit&section=8)]

In the 2010 model year,...
Forum: Hacks 05-22-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2,638
Views: 400,792
Posted By DavePave
My UJM .....

YamKawHonZuki likes coffee in the morning, beer in the afternoon, and repairs not too often.........:lol3
Forum: Hacks 05-05-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2,638
Views: 400,792
Posted By DavePave
Hi Randy

Randy,
I am not too worried about a hi-jack on this thread..... It's been to the other end of the Internet and back...:lol3 I helped as much as I could....:D

I wish I lived up near the Tail of...
Forum: Hacks 05-04-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 49,813
Posted By DavePave
United Sidecar Assoc annual

I don't believe this was previously listed.....

June 19-22, 2014 at the Camp Lake Jasper, 44 Camp Lake Drive, Hardeeville, SC 29927

http://www.sidecar.com/rally.asp...
Forum: Hacks 05-04-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,638
Views: 400,792
Posted By DavePave
Not quite sure what you meant by "... promiscuous...

Not quite sure what you meant by "... promiscuous disclosure... "

I am not planning to start a school, but was simply making an observation and perhaps a suggestion that someone in a good position...
Forum: Hacks 04-28-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6,358
Views: 2,306,941
Posted By DavePave
[QUOTE=RedMenace;24029145]I did a little more...

[QUOTE=RedMenace;24029145]I did a little more work on the sidecar today. Getting closer!
...
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,638
Views: 400,792
Posted By DavePave
Thumb If you do one on the East Coast, let me know ...

If you do one on the East Coast, let me know dnb239@comcast.net
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,638
Views: 400,792
Posted By DavePave
All of the above are important factors. Ural,...

All of the above are important factors. Ural, like all manufacturers, builds a machine to fit a general niche. No one manufacturer can build a machine that is perfect for every environment it may go...
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2,638
Views: 400,792
Posted By DavePave
It might also be interesting to see how both...

It might also be interesting to see how both machines would compare to an all-out rig like HogWild's - that competes in off-road races. And perhaps another comparison to other racer's - perhaps a...
Forum: Hacks 04-25-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2,638
Views: 400,792
Posted By DavePave
Yes, you're correct NC isn't bad. I was just...

Yes, you're correct NC isn't bad. I was just goofing.....

For fun, go look at the rates in the new england states like NH and MASS. I wonder how anyone can afford to live there at all..... ...
Forum: Hacks 04-25-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,638
Views: 400,792
Posted By DavePave
[QUOTE=RidingDonkeys;24017191]Oh, and if you're...

[QUOTE=RidingDonkeys;24017191]Oh, and if you're paying 6% tax in your state, you need to MOVE! :)


Florida
Sales tax in my county - 7%
Property tax - 25 mils - with first $50K in value tax...
Forum: Hacks 04-20-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By DavePave
Read that as "Ruts would be VERY difficult if not...

Read that as "Ruts would be VERY difficult if not impossible in some cases." I don't see a trike or reverse trike working out at all in an Adventure roll.....

The asymmetrical sidecar works...
Forum: Hacks 04-19-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,412
Posted By DavePave
If you've got all the valves set properly, I...

If you've got all the valves set properly, I would suspect another carb issue, but it could be that gravel in the crankcase ..... :lol3

Good job thus far, you're making progress, and once you're...
Forum: Hacks 04-16-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,517
Posted By DavePave
Actually......

I looked it up at both ends of the Internet.... :lol3

The words are Damper or Dampener, but is not Dampner.

For many years I've used Dampner, though incorrectly.

I learned something...
Forum: Hacks 04-06-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,007
Posted By DavePave
Pictures

Make sure we see some photos...........:D
Forum: Hacks 04-06-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,007
Posted By DavePave
RedMenace

BTW, did you ever get your sputnik painted ?????
Forum: Hacks 04-06-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,007
Posted By DavePave
tires

I've had good luck on my rear with a solid center tread. If you do not end up running a car tire, you might consider a Bridgestone TW22, or the Heidenau K60. Both are available in 17" .....

With a...
Forum: Hacks 04-04-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 19,655
Posted By DavePave
60 next Christmas day.....

60 next Christmas day.....
Forum: Hacks 03-30-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,412
Posted By DavePave
Glad to help... I am not a Ural person....

Glad to help...

I am not a Ural person. But an engine is an engine......... I don't know one Ural gasket from another - which is why I said to call Crawford's, and to give them your model and...
Forum: Hacks 03-24-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,412
Posted By DavePave
IMZ Ural catalog here;...

IMZ Ural catalog here; http://www.imz-ural.com/parts-catalog/ (http://www.imz-ural.com/parts-catalog/)

Crawford Ural has some good parts listings as well; http://www.crawfordsales.info/...
Forum: Hacks 03-23-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,262
Posted By DavePave
One

I've seen one in my town, Jacksonville, Fl in the last 5 years. It was a 2WD Ural. Saw him at a traffic light.

The only exception is when I took an STEP class, then I saw another one. The class...
Forum: Hacks 03-20-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,386
Posted By DavePave
Thanks

...for the responses to my stupid question....

Though the 883 is sufficient, I think I'd rather go for the additional 20 HP of the 1200.

And, I've always heard that the 883 with the...
Forum: Hacks 03-19-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,386
Posted By DavePave
Dumb question

Is this an 883 or a 1200 that you're hacking?

What's the difference in HP between them?

Does one need a 1200? Or is the 883 sufficient for sidecar work?

Thanks

Looking great...
Forum: Hacks 03-19-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By DavePave
track width

Depends....

On-road or off-road ???

Mine is a DR650 I run about 52 inches track width, wheel base is approx. 57 inches.

On-road, Runs straight and true, not too much work when steering, but...
Forum: Hacks 03-11-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By DavePave
VERY Nice!!!!!

That's a fairly advanced unit there. It definitely dates after flat earth period. But check out those detailed color graphics. It also appears to be waterproof, doesn't eat batteries, is...
Forum: Hacks 03-08-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,116
Posted By DavePave
Pissed Which always begs the question(s): If one is...

Which always begs the question(s):

If one is intending to violate the fifth commandment and end another person's life. Is it best to burn them, thereby ritually purifying them in the process?
...
Forum: Hacks 03-07-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,311
Posted By DavePave
Villageidiot

Apologies I didn't see this earlier;

Photos of my rig are in this thread.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=853734

If you'd like photos of the modified mount email me @...
Forum: Hacks 03-06-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,412
Posted By DavePave
My list

Check air cleaner
Check oil
How old is the fuel? New fuel !!!!
Buy carb sync tool
Change plugs
Check plugs for spark
Start engine
Sync and adjust carbs
Check for blue smoke, after warm up...
Forum: Hacks 03-04-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By DavePave
me again...

Here's a unit built in Oz

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=846449&page=2

It appears to be for sale.. If not interested, you still might be able to at least speak the owner...
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