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Forum: Hacks 05-05-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
Goodbye

Just passed this off to Fabone. Great to meet you two and I hope you enjoy it. We have and I'm sure I'll regret getting rid of it. I know you will make good use of it though and good luck on the...
Forum: Hacks 04-21-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
A nice 60 miler today. She stretched out her seat...

A nice 60 miler today. She stretched out her seat belts a little so we had to do a little roadside adjustment. Otherwise awesome day. I think I'm going to put it up for sale. Reasonable price? Might...
Forum: Hacks 04-17-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
Update

A few finished pictures. I bolted some eye bolts behind the seat and use a couple ropes with clips to the dogs harness. It seems to work well. She is tethered just tight enough to keep her in a...
Forum: Hacks 03-31-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
I'll try to get an update posted soon. We have...

I'll try to get an update posted soon. We have been riding it around town on and off through the winter. Gracie is sporting a nice new harness, but no doggles yet. We are pretty happy with it and I'm...
Forum: Hacks 12-17-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
Clip

Enjoy.. we sure did!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UBkx19YReo&feature=youtu.be

Just need to work out the harness for the pup before we go out on the road.
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
Thanks for the info

The tub was put together with left over aluminum from a duck boat build I did a year or so ago. I am not an accomplished spool gun slinger but I can get by. The edges are a little rough and I don't...
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
On the Road!

Shock came from some 125 dirt bike... pretty stiff. It is working ok though. As was noted, the DR suspension will need some attention to make this thing better, but I rode it around yesterday and I...
Forum: Hacks 12-12-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
lemieuxmc Thanks for the clarification. I...

lemieuxmc

Thanks for the clarification. I figured this out pretty quickly when bolting everything together yesterday. With the clamps loose the whole frame easily shifted with the weight of the...
Forum: Hacks 12-12-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
All materials are 1 3/4" .120 tubing. The only...

All materials are 1 3/4" .120 tubing. The only piece that is different is the hub of the swing arm. It is schedule 80 pipe.. I think 1 1/2 but don't remember. The bearings of the swing arm are just...
Forum: Hacks 12-11-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
Update

Thanks for the links. After a fair amount of reading this is what I settled with. I think this should do. I rigged up a rigid suspension and rode it around the neighborhood today. Interesting... I...
Forum: Hacks 12-11-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
suspension

I still don't have a spring/shock for the suspension. I was thinking about an air shock from a harley so I could mess with pressures a little. I found this cheap coilover on ebay. What do you think?...
Forum: Hacks 12-10-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
Insight please...??

This is one possibility to counteract some of that torsion. I can add some triangulation to the frame and mount the diagonals to those parallel to the new tubes. The tape shows the new bars. It would...
Forum: Hacks 12-10-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
Update, need info/help please... asap

My friend came through. Swing arm is done and mounted. Initial measurements are made with lead at 11" and track width at 46". I am ready to put this thing together with final gussets and welding but...
Forum: Hacks 12-02-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
Wheel and Tire Setup

Picked up this 17" wheel to use on the car. It was a spare tire wheel from some SUV so already measures 4" wide. I know that a lot of people want car tires on their sidecars and bikes, but I wanted...
Forum: Hacks 11-30-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
Update!

This update is in spite of my friend who has been trying to find time to help me with my swing arm. The last time I went over with everything ready one of the acme threads on his tool bench stripped...
Forum: Hacks 11-09-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
I know, this build went stagnant quick. I can't...

I know, this build went stagnant quick. I can't build more of my car frame until I have the swingarm finished. I have all the parts bearings and such to finish the swingarm and car frame. I am just...
Forum: Hacks 09-25-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
Ha, yeah it does look pretty small. In reality I...

Ha, yeah it does look pretty small. In reality I guess it is on the smallish side, but seems well suited for my smallish bike. It's actually 5' long from tip to tip, but only 17" wide inside. I can...
Forum: Hacks 09-25-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
Keep the advice coming!

Thanks for the info guys! I'm interested in more. I'm still working a few of these mounting questions and answers over in my mind. Looking over many different pictures it seems that my mounting...
Forum: Hacks 09-23-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
Pro Builders please weigh in

These are some interesting challenges. I am going to have a hard time accomplishing all of them, but will see what I can come up with. I'm a little worried about the motorcycle's frame strength and...
Forum: Hacks 09-21-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
Ok, turns out I'm not as stubborn as I thought...

Ok, turns out I'm not as stubborn as I thought and I'm easily persuaded to change plans and priorities. I didn't want to put the car on the right because I had a stronger and much much easier...
Forum: Hacks 09-20-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
Yep, left side mount. That's not a problem right?...

Yep, left side mount. That's not a problem right? I know that right sided mounts are more common and "correct" for the states, but I like the fit and function of the left side.
Forum: Hacks 09-20-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
Agreed! Can we move it to the build thread when I...

Agreed! Can we move it to the build thread when I don't need help anymore??

Anything to say about the car frame size? What dimensions might yours have? Info and/or pics on swing arms? I am...
Forum: Hacks 09-20-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,515
Posted By CAVEboy
Gracie's Hack... DR650 sidewalk chalk build

**Edited** to include new upper subframe. I decided to leave pics of the old one for reference. New pictures in post below

I've never built a sidecar before and am going to need some advice and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 755,814
Posted By CAVEboy
Mine is an 02 and had 1600 miles when we bought...

Mine is an 02 and had 1600 miles when we bought it for $1850. It was the only one for sale for miles around though and had I let it sit in the ads for more than a day before calling it probably would...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 755,814
Posted By CAVEboy
Super Moto Super Sherpa

After getting a set of stock wheels, I stripped the hubs down and powder coated them to match the bike. The wheel building was done through Procycle and they did a great job setting up the Sun rims....
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 755,814
Posted By CAVEboy
New Shoes

More info to come...

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-H94aV_0OkMk/TkSHyYWpicI/AAAAAAAADgs/MVEXyBF76K8/s1600/IMG_0725%255B1%255D.JPG
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 755,814
Posted By CAVEboy
Perfect

I like those. Thanks for the link. Not a bad price either.
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 755,814
Posted By CAVEboy
My valve cover oozes as well. It isn't a problem....

My valve cover oozes as well. It isn't a problem. For mine to get that much oil I have to go a couple thousand miles. Wipe with a rag on occasion and keep an eye on it. Should be fine. Replace if it...
Forum: The Garage 07-08-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,354
Posted By CAVEboy
I painted mine. Yours look like powder...

I painted mine. Yours look like powder coated/painted steel so it's even easier. Mine were aluminum with clear coat. Like it has been said. Sand (and do a good job or they'll look terrible and won't...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 755,814
Posted By CAVEboy
Thanks for the info. I'll give it a try. Good...

Thanks for the info. I'll give it a try. Good thing I asked.
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 755,814
Posted By CAVEboy
rebuilding hubs

I'm trying to get an old set of wheel bearing out of the hubs. I see a snap ring on one side of the hub. Would it be correct to assume that taking that snap ring out would allow both bearings and the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 76,512
Posted By CAVEboy
Cheap way out

For those thinking of doing the cheap sumo setup. I bought the wheels here as an extra set for the street and got a fair price. The front is an excel 2.5" running a 120 and the rear is the stock DR...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 755,814
Posted By CAVEboy
I think you missed a word or two in your post. I...

I think you missed a word or two in your post. I think you said you have a set of mirrors? Are you wanted to get rid of them? I've in need of one mirror if that is the case. PM me with price and...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6,356
Views: 2,517,318
Posted By CAVEboy
Dr650

Week long trip packing. Probably no much different for longer or shorter trips. Rolltop saddle bags for clothes, food, a book, and extra shoes. Dry bag backpack with tent, sleeping pad/bag, tarp,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 99,178
Views: 18,929,294
Posted By CAVEboy
Year ranges aside... Front and rear spoke angles...

Year ranges aside... Front and rear spoke angles are different and their hubs are drilled differently to match. It will "bolt up" but with some use the aluminum rim will fatigue from improperly...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 755,814
Posted By CAVEboy
I've got a pair of jets for the sherpa for sale...

I've got a pair of jets for the sherpa for sale in the flea market. I got my jets and then realized that the previous owner already jetted mine.

Here is a pic from the weekend of my wife enjoying...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-11-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By CAVEboy
Good sight, thank you.

Good sight, thank you.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-11-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By CAVEboy
Thank You

Thanks for the reply. I'm making a list so I have some options depending where I end up for the day. Any others?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-10-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By CAVEboy
Central/Eastern OR campgrounds with showers?

I'm headed out a on a week long trip passing through Bend, John Day, Burns, Fields, Lakeview and looking for campgrounds that have showers. I got some info on the fairgrounds by John Day having...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 34,100
Posted By CAVEboy
Mine

Just finished up this set of side racks and rear rack for my DR650. I think it turned out pretty awesome. The side racks are sized appropriately for my saddle bags even though they may seem a bit...
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