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Forum: Hacks 04-16-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 509
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: 723
Posted By DavePave
Pictures

Make sure we see some photos...........:D
Forum: Hacks 04-06-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By DavePave
RedMenace

BTW, did you ever get your sputnik painted ?????
Forum: Hacks 04-06-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
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: 195
Views: 15,507
Posted By DavePave
60 next Christmas day.....

60 next Christmas day.....
Forum: Hacks 03-30-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,663
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: 27
Views: 1,663
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: 7,726
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: 106
Views: 4,969
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: 106
Views: 4,969
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: 662
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: 646
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: 106
Views: 4,649
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: 1,943
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: 27
Views: 1,663
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: 374
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...
Forum: Hacks 03-04-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By DavePave
Ground clearance

I have a DR650.

I lost about 1" of ground clearance when adding the sidecar. The suspension is kind of soft. Personally, I like that. I went with the next set up - of stiffer front springs. And it...
Forum: Hacks 03-03-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,943
Posted By DavePave
DR650 hack

I run a DR650 hacked with the aftermarket IMS tank and have not moved the oil cooler.

I got a sub-frame from DMC and modified the upper front mount. The mod was to fab a new base plate...
Forum: Hacks 03-03-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,319
Posted By DavePave
My $.02

John Wesley - I really like your sporty build OUTSTANDING work.

I don't know why anyone needs 10-12" of suspension travel. You'd really have to be moving FAST and hard to need that...
Forum: Hacks 03-03-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,649
Posted By DavePave
I'd buy one, if that's what I wanted. Over the...

I'd buy one, if that's what I wanted. Over the years, We've seen them retro-fitted with BMW motors, etc. besides I am sure there are lots of parts stateside now as compared to a few years ago. ...
Forum: Hacks 02-19-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2,771
Views: 466,972
Posted By DavePave
I like...

.... this 3 wheeler best and the video is funny as well.....:D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJfSS0ZXYdo
Forum: Hacks 02-13-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,771
Views: 466,972
Posted By DavePave
I thought you'd found the cure for the homeless...

I thought you'd found the cure for the homeless until I saw the price tag. Then again when you print as much money as you need - the gov'mint could always make a go of it........:huh

Those...
Forum: Hacks 02-12-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,289
Posted By DavePave
Drive

It appears they made a chain drive in 1985, as I saw one on-line with a chain drive that was marked as an '85. Other photos appear to be shaft drive, so they may have changed at some point....

Oh,...
Forum: Hacks 02-11-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6,047
Views: 2,167,739
Posted By DavePave
DB I am with you on this one. Self-absorption...

DB I am with you on this one. Self-absorption will never go away, and is funny, but interesting to see.:deal

Generally, it's been my experience that most people grow out of that by their...
Forum: Hacks 02-08-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,186
Posted By DavePave
Gaucho light blue

... is the best color.. :D

Oh, and the spear bearing chick, well, she can conquer me anytime.......:wink:

Apparently Ural is going places.........

In a few years there'll be one in...
Forum: Hacks 02-04-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,040
Posted By DavePave
Laugh Deep Cycle

I used a deep cycle Group 24 battery to start and run a 30 HP diesel in my boat. Also 2 8D deep cycles for house batteries for electronics, GPS, radio, WeFax, etc.

The big issue with deep cycle...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-25-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,954
Posted By DavePave
It must have been dihydrogen monoxide. Seriously...

It must have been dihydrogen monoxide. Seriously bad stuff.... :rofl
Forum: Hacks 01-25-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 54,240
Posted By DavePave
In North Florida .....

I went to a local community college... Look there - in your area.
Forum: Hacks 01-12-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By DavePave
1. & 2. There are a few ( me among them) that...

1. & 2. There are a few ( me among them) that have a DR650 with a sidecar. YES, I am glad I did it. Not everyone is though. I would suggest taking a STEP course. try it out you may not like it. I...
Forum: Hacks 01-02-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,008
Posted By DavePave
info

I think the AMA should be able to help - call the local chapter...

Also, If I recall correctly Hog Wild has raced extensively.... try sending him a PM.... He'll know what to do.

Good...
Forum: Hacks 12-15-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By DavePave
just wondering....

If your wife's hesitance on getting a different bike is based upon the size of the bike or her ability to reach the ground.

When riding a hack you don't have to put your feet down, so that...
Forum: Hacks 11-25-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,260
Posted By DavePave
Ah, I now understand your thinking on the leftie...

Ah, I now understand your thinking on the leftie sidecar.

I seem to recall that Neptune03 uses an electronic shifter on his FZ1, you might try conversing with him since he has experience. His...
Forum: Hacks 11-24-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,260
Posted By DavePave
Thumb Left side exhaust

Thanks Claude I appreciate the help........
Forum: Hacks 11-24-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,245
Posted By DavePave
Approval ?????

You don't need anyone's approval.. You'll find rich people here and people that are wanting more than they can afford. You'll also find every body that's in the middle.... I'm in the latter...
Forum: Hacks 11-24-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,260
Posted By DavePave
I have several times considered putting a leftie...

I have several times considered putting a leftie pipe on my DR 650 for the noise reason. Plus I could also narrow up the rack on the back of my bike a bit. But passenger noise is the big one.

...
Forum: Hacks 11-20-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,683
Posted By DavePave
I think the biggest benefits are that it is in...

I think the biggest benefits are that it is in the wind like a bike, and if you are a "reasonable" driver you have less chance of an accident.

I always contemplate long off-road trips. It's...
Forum: Hacks 11-19-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,260
Posted By DavePave
Just curious..........

Not saying you are wrong or trying to be disagreeable .....

What are the advantages you see?

I can't see where it makes a difference other than road crown and visibility in on-coming traffic...
Forum: Hacks 11-18-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,260
Posted By DavePave
Why the preference.....

...on a leftie ??? What difference do you think it makes? I ask because I am not following your thinking. It seems to make no discernible difference to me which side the car is on - other than the...
Forum: Hacks 11-17-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,629
Posted By DavePave
DMC sub frame

The reason his upper sub frame won't work is ... They are using the swing arm pivot bolt - to bolt into, for the rear attachment point. That won't work in your case because it threads in from the...
Forum: Hacks 11-17-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,629
Posted By DavePave
DR650 hook up

I have a DR 650 with the DMC sub frame. It works well. As I am in the states my car is on the right side. DMC may make a sub frame that allows fitment on the left. I strongly advise the use of a...
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