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Forum: Hacks 12-24-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,051
Posted By Stroker
A-arm mod

Dave, nice job on the 1200 A-arm modification. It's curious that the boss that is made into the BMW part seems to easily facilitate moving the location once the old hole is plugged. Merry...
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,422
Posted By Stroker
EML wheels

Nice rig, and well worth the money in my opinion. Take a good look at the wheels especially the rear. Those EML wheels with the welded tubular spokes are made with alarmingly light gauge steel rims....
Forum: Hacks 12-13-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 76,144
Posted By Stroker
Proper sidecar rig

Dave, congrats on the new rig, it looks like a beauty! Maybe a little too civilized for you, but I'm sure you'll get used to the comfort, plus you will be able to make high speed long distance...
Forum: Hacks 12-08-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,191
Posted By Stroker
Chilly Hilly

A cold/hot trip up the hill might be just the ticket for the winter doldrums!:eek1
Forum: Hacks 12-05-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,191
Posted By Stroker
try it and see

Chin', we don't live very far from each other, and I do some cold weather riding. I would be willing to meet you sometime so you could take my rig for a spin. You will be amazed at how much better a...
Forum: Hacks 11-14-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,602
Posted By Stroker
Michelins

I also used Michelin ZX and XZX's on my Harley rig years ago. They were the most common and readily available tire at the time. I always thought that they were hard as a rock(slippery) and seemed to...
Forum: Hacks 11-09-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,602
Posted By Stroker
leaky bead

These narrow Centerline rims do not have the "safety" type bead that wider rims have. This fact is a double edged sword as mounting and dismounting tires is very easy and the tire never has to be...
Forum: Hacks 09-16-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 76,144
Posted By Stroker
Too much fun

No unfortunately we did not get a chance to drive the F-2 kneeler, but who knows, Gina is still talking about racing sidecars. I think I "lean" more towards vintage(slower!) kneeling rigs. You and...
Forum: Hacks 09-15-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 76,144
Posted By Stroker
Monkeys

Several folks volunteered to go for the ride! No shortage of daring thrill-seekers at the event. I'd like to try it on the GS next year without the tub. Who knows, maybe Santa will bring me a HP2 for...
Forum: Hacks 09-12-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 76,144
Posted By Stroker
Monkey see, monkey don't do!

Gina the monkey has a lot more good sense that I do. After seeing 2 crashes in the familiarization run(at relatively slow speeds) she opted out and let the middle-aged teenager have his fun solo....
Forum: Hacks 09-07-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 76,144
Posted By Stroker
Fresh top end

Sounds like a plan...freshen up the top end, dual plug heads and related parts. I did did the familiarization run and 1 run up the hill yesterday. Not very fast but a lot of tire squealing and fun....
Forum: Hacks 09-04-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 76,144
Posted By Stroker
Noise

Dave, I upgraded to the aftermarket chain tensioner on both oil heads awhile ago, as I couldn't take that death-rattle at start up any more, but who knows. At 120k really hard miles anything is...
Forum: Hacks 09-04-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 76,144
Posted By Stroker
steering mod

Dave, I have been off the radar for some time now as things have been a little hectic around here, but we got the GS back on three wheels with a new paint job on the CSM tub. The steering mod on the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-01-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,753
Posted By Stroker
slowpoke

OK I'm in...any other Dual-Sport hack pilots interested?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-21-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,753
Posted By Stroker
slowest hack on the hill

My monkey and I are going to the event, but we are thinking about entering the competition in the "classic sidecar" class. Would our R1100GS with aluminum bodied hack be the worst possible entry?...
Forum: Hacks 07-25-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,576
Posted By Stroker
Auto front wheel

We make a nice front wheel for your rig that take inexpensive car tires that last a long time. Check with StrongBad or any of the many other Inmates who run our wheels.
Forum: Hacks 02-12-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,591
Posted By Stroker
Digital Sensor Ring

Strong, live and learn, right? Midway in the 2007 model year BMW changed its ABS system(again). To make your ABS and speedometer work correctly I got the appropriate sensor ring for your bike and...
Forum: Hacks 02-05-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,009
Posted By Stroker
A beauty

Real nice rig , sharp and clean. Not to nit pick but I'm with Claude on the lower attachment in the front brace. I'm a fan of three braces, the front one connected to the very front of the sidecar...
Forum: Hacks 02-02-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,821
Posted By Stroker
Nice hack

Surfer, those wheels are the crowning touch to another really nice hack by Claude and his crew. Thank you for the kind words and for posting those photos.
Forum: Hacks 01-31-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,591
Posted By Stroker
Snow tire

The verdestein's Snow + that Duncan mentioned is a nice one, and as Elmer once said "digs like a Panzer".
Forum: Hacks 01-31-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,591
Posted By Stroker
Tires

I have been running Michelin zx's & xzx for years on my Hot rod Harley rig. IMO the Nankangs, verdestein's, and other modern tires are light years ahead of those older tread designs or maybe those...
Forum: Hacks 01-31-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,591
Posted By Stroker
head shake

Duncan, good to hear your still kickin'...thanks for posting. I thought you would like your rig better with the car wheel and no trail reducing tree. Quite possibly the trail reducing trees work well...
Forum: Hacks 01-28-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,397
Posted By Stroker
Not intended as a sales pitch, but...The car...

Not intended as a sales pitch, but...The car front wheel improves steering, handling, and ride quality quite a lot. Some folks find a trail reduction modification is not needed after changing the...
Forum: Hacks 01-19-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,397
Posted By Stroker
Ara, hello old friend. Yes 4 years or more. Yours...

Ara, hello old friend. Yes 4 years or more. Yours was the second as you know, the twin to mine. Many more since. Best to you and Spirit.
Forum: Hacks 01-18-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,397
Posted By Stroker
1200 front wheel

We generally provide rotors with the front wheel, but you can save yourself a few bucks if you have or can sourse your own. The rotors needed are from any R1100R, RT or K1100. Send me a PM if you...
Forum: Hacks 01-18-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,397
Posted By Stroker
Advantage Wheels

All of our wheels are based on the time tested Centerline forged racing automotive wheels. They take 15" car tires that are inexpensive and last many more miles than bike tires. The ride quality and...
Forum: Hacks 01-18-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,753
Posted By Stroker
Hot Damn!

John, that satin black looks great. It really changed the look of your rig...but it's really about the function!:wink:
Forum: Hacks 01-18-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6,743
Views: 2,527,509
Posted By Stroker
Yikes!

Too much "ballast" in the wrong place is a bad idea with cutting edge sidecar opereration!:lol3
Forum: Hacks 10-03-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 838
Posted By Stroker
harley wheel

We make a 15" automotive type wheel for Harleys in addition to the BMW wheels. If you think this would help you, send me a PM.
Forum: Hacks 09-30-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,608
Posted By Stroker
breakage

I'm on a job assignment right now, but I will post some photos ASAP.
Forum: Hacks 09-30-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,608
Posted By Stroker
sensitivity trained

I don't wanted to hurt anyone body feelings, but my electric tilt pivot broke right off the frame:puke1
Forum: Hacks 09-11-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 76,144
Posted By Stroker
brake pads

I like EBC organic pads, they work for me and are easier on the rotors than sintered pads
Forum: Hacks 09-03-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,481
Posted By Stroker
Stones

Didier, thank you for sharing this great story. Stan Dibben "showed him the stones" in more ways than one!
Forum: Hacks 07-15-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,979
Posted By Stroker
front wheel

Duncan, it looks better on the front of your BMW than the back of my GMC! I hope you like the ride and handling, which is the the point after all. Hopefully your mechanical issues are behind you, and...
Forum: Hacks 07-11-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By Stroker
output shaft

FR700, thanks for the link...I have sent an email to LBS sidecars in the Netherlands, who did Murph's work, asking if they can/will do the output shaft portion of the conversion. I do not plan on...
Forum: Hacks 07-10-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By Stroker
1100/1150 final drive PTO

Has anyone modified an Oilhead final drive to have a PTO for right-handed driven sidecar wheel? If so are you willing to share your information? Or is there a shop that has performed this machine...
Forum: Hacks 06-26-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 112,987
Posted By Stroker
vibration

Is it possible that while installing your new final drive the driveshaft was installed so it was not indexed properly? If the u-joints in your driveshaft are not in the correct orientation this will...
Forum: Hacks 06-21-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,979
Posted By Stroker
bike and car tire comparison

These are the ratings of the stock bike tires vs. the tires I run on my R1100GS rig: Front-Metzler 110/80R19-max load 535lbs@42psi / Nankang 135R15-max load 805lbs@44psi Rear-Metzler 150/70R17-max...
Forum: Hacks 06-20-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,979
Posted By Stroker
tires and pressure

I generally run the maximum air pressure that is on the tire sidewall. This is the manufacturers recommened pressure at which the tire is intended to be used. Obviously taller profile tires, like the...
Forum: Hacks 06-09-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,979
Posted By Stroker
Dedome trail mod

Dave, your Dedome type trail reducing mod works well with the bike in solo trim also. We went wth a conservitive 1/2" shortened A-arm and 1/2" lengthened lower bridge on my bike. The car wheel is...
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