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Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,830
Posted By irondad01
I'm not real sure on this, but on the issue of...

I'm not real sure on this, but on the issue of rear tires I think one of the street tracker companies converted a stock front cast wheel to use on the rear. I don't think it took very much work to...
Forum: Hacks 08-16-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,661
Posted By irondad01
Just to throw something real crazy out there, has...

Just to throw something real crazy out there, has anyone ever tried a sidecar suspension set up like the front wheels on a shopping cart with some trail so the wheel follows where you turn. I'm a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,864
Posted By irondad01
https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/156687...

https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/156687_4121689434541_740610568_n.jpg

Here's mine. Works great for short rides. 2008 S-40 Carl
Forum: Hacks 09-28-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 25,685
Posted By irondad01
A couple of years ago my wife and I were on our...

A couple of years ago my wife and I were on our Triumph Tiger/Sputnik rig in Altoona,PA at a red light. Across from us was a city cop. When the light changed he did a U-turn and got behind us. I...
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 245,155
Posted By irondad01
200GRLSWC, I made a home-made mamometer and used...

200GRLSWC, I made a home-made mamometer and used automatic trans. fluid in it . It's also red and easy to see. It might react slower than water and if you suck it in I don't think it would hurt...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-18-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 63,711
Posted By irondad01
petcock

I got my petcock from Ron Ayers at ronaryes.com for my S-40. It is a manual one and I think it was for a Raptor 660. It was a bolt-on, no changes. Just plug the vacuum port on the carb. Their part #...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-11-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,062
Posted By irondad01
Thanks guys. The Harley muffler is just a stock...

Thanks guys. The Harley muffler is just a stock Dyna. I think it looks better, nice taper to it. It has a nice sound, not too loud but lets you hear the single thump. Carl
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-10-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,062
Posted By irondad01
Another Suzuki S-40 build

I was asked some questions about my bike so I thought I'd start a new thread.
I started with a 2008 with 1200 miles on it. I always liked the old British singles from the 50's and 60's . The tear...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-09-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 63,711
Posted By irondad01
This is an S-40 I changed around. I pounded the...

This is an S-40 I changed around. I pounded the fenders out of 18 guage steel, made the exhaust, moved the controls to midmount, longer shocks, 18" rear wheel. I took the Emgo muffler off and put on...
Forum: Hacks 01-06-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,513
Posted By irondad01
With only a few grand to work with and maybe...

With only a few grand to work with and maybe globe travel in the future I think I would look into a used rig to get my feet wet and then when travel time gets nearer upgrade. Maybe have more money...
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2006, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,051
Posted By irondad01
My '02 Tiger had a lot of buffetting. A friend...

My '02 Tiger had a lot of buffetting. A friend added some extensions to his mirrors.,about 3",and it took the buffetting away. I guess the wind comes off the sheild and hits the mirrors before it...
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