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Forum: Hacks 02-07-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,815
Posted By DJ1
OH BABY, air shift brownie and a 5 speed is the...

OH BABY, air shift brownie and a 5 speed is the cats ass!

And you're right on the money about the 5X4. I loved that set up, had a deep under and double over, You could put it in the bean hole...
Forum: Hacks 02-07-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,815
Posted By DJ1
Looks like an RTO main box and deep under...

Looks like an RTO main box and deep under brownie, same set up I started on ..... a few years ago:D

There are days I miss having the selection, If I were to spec my own rig out it would have a...
Forum: Hacks 02-05-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,546
Posted By DJ1
My chopper rig has just under 3" at the back of...

My chopper rig has just under 3" at the back of the bike frame and 8 under the car frame. We do some off highway with it but keep it to better gravel roads, even then you have to watch the big pot...
Forum: Hacks 01-28-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 45,450
Posted By DJ1
That never stopped Dave:rofl ...

That never stopped Dave:rofl




Looks like your scheduled is as busy as mine, yours just has more fun stuff. I owe my bride a week trip at the very least, if we can swing it I would like to...
Forum: Hacks 01-25-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 45,450
Posted By DJ1
I've looked at the route, watched the video and...

I've looked at the route, watched the video and would love to do it, that's what I built this rig for! Getting the time may be a problem but we can work on that.





OH come on, lets hear it...
Forum: Hacks 01-24-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 45,450
Posted By DJ1
I tore it apart!

to keep it from rusting!

I tore it down, cleaned everything up and took then over to my cousins shop to paint.

...
Forum: Hacks 01-05-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 45,450
Posted By DJ1
If the tank is freaking you out that much .......

If the tank is freaking you out that much .... maybe I'll keep it!:rofl

Probably won't build one unless I give up looking. Paughco makes a 4.2 gallon that would give me almost another gallon....
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By DJ1
I've lived in the area most of my life so you...

I've lived in the area most of my life so you take advantage of the sunny weather when you can!

I'm not to far from you and there are others, no reason we can't get together and have some fun!...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By DJ1
I am in the process of building it, its road...

I am in the process of building it, its road worthy and I couldn't wait any longer after almost 2 years! :evil Mostly just finish work and little stuff left to do. This ride was to help decide on...
Forum: Hacks 01-05-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,922
Posted By DJ1
Try Unit ...

Try Unit http://unitsidecars.grptanksandponds.com/Unit-Leading-Link-Forks.php, they build a nice fork, there page says they have measurements for over 300 motorcycles.

After driving a rig with...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-04-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4,472
Views: 882,556
Posted By DJ1
Its a great place, just a little to crowded for...

Its a great place, just a little to crowded for me during the summer!

As far as the weather goes there it can be a toss up, when it's clear and cold it can be the best for sunsets and star...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-04-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4,472
Views: 882,556
Posted By DJ1
Kalaloch campground

last Monday evening.

http://www.captaincheeto.com/coppermine/albums/userpics/10018/IMG_3303_28800x60029.jpg
Forum: Hacks 01-03-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,602
Posted By DJ1
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v221/ddnw2000/fu...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v221/ddnw2000/fun%20pics/Hijacked.jpg
Forum: Hacks 01-02-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By DJ1
Happy New Year!!!! Some great stuff in them...

Happy New Year!!!!

Some great stuff in them 150 pages! I know I have learned a ton of things and hope to give back to the forum.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-31-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By DJ1
Almost forgot this one! ...

Almost forgot this one!
http://www.captaincheeto.com/coppermine/albums/userpics/10018/IMG_20141229_164920298_HDR_28800x45029.jpg
Forum: Hacks 12-31-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,209
Posted By DJ1
Loaded weight..revised...

I spent a couple hours searching for info on loaded weight of rigs when loaded for traveling. I was able to find a few comments but nothing with lots of weights.

In some of the builds lately...
Forum: Hacks 12-31-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 45,450
Posted By DJ1
We took a short shakedown run earlier this week..

we both had a blast, it was cold at times but that's part of winter camping. We have some solid ideas on how we want to finish it off and some things to think about when it comes to weight.

Here's...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-31-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By DJ1
Overnight shakedown run on the OL Hack

A couple years ago I was looking through YouTube or someplace and came cross a video, I had been interested in hacks for a while and this was the kick in the ass I needed. It was what planted the...
Forum: Hacks 12-26-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 45,450
Posted By DJ1
More road testing today...

this time, GRAVEL and a little mud!

We've been having some great weather, if this keeps up the thing may never get painted. :rofl

Today I had a couple hours so I took off and hit some...
Forum: Hacks 12-26-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,821
Posted By DJ1
Subscribed! I'm really looking forward to...

Subscribed!

I'm really looking forward to seeing this!:wings
Forum: Hacks 12-21-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,483
Posted By DJ1
Build them!!!

I have about 200 pics of bikes with LL that I've saved over the last few years, many of the legs go past a vertical angle.

When I was designing my LL I originally drew it with vertical legs but...
Forum: Hacks 12-15-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 103,054
Posted By DJ1
Not me the best I can do is 10.5" on a U bend...

Not me the best I can do is 10.5" on a U bend with my 1.25" OD, 4.5" die, you guys with your fancy 180 degree 4.5" CLR dies:D

The rig looks great, I love the way it came together and can't wait...
Forum: Hacks 12-15-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 45,450
Posted By DJ1
More road testing last weekend. I replaced the...

More road testing last weekend. I replaced the hiems in the lower pivots with a higher quality joint, the ones I removed both had play in them. I also added a lower U brace to the legs, it was just...
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 91,544
Posted By DJ1
Great report

Glad you're out riding that machine! Some heated sock liners and you would be good to go!

We had nice weather, cool in the mid 40's and mostly sunny. We took the little rig to town today for...
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,291
Posted By DJ1
Since you

didn't specify how much what....

I have about 150-200 hours in our big rig and 10-15 into the small rig. :D

As far as money, I don't know, I quit watching that years ago for my own...
Forum: Hacks 12-13-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,930
Posted By DJ1
Great video, makes me want to do a winter trip to...

Great video, makes me want to do a winter trip to the high desert!
Forum: Hacks 12-13-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 827
Views: 91,544
Posted By DJ1
That's a very nice rig, glad you gave it a home....

That's a very nice rig, glad you gave it a home. The LL are nice, if you settle in, it doesn't take long to get used to the difference if the rig is well sorted. Justin looks like he is content being...
Forum: Hacks 12-11-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,943
Posted By DJ1
The bike should lean away from the car just a...

The bike should lean away from the car just a bit, its called lean out. It has a great deal to so with the steering. I think I would discount anything the PO had to say when it comes to technical...
Forum: Hacks 12-10-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 45,450
Posted By DJ1
Finished mounting the front fender this evening....

Finished mounting the front fender this evening. I was off early yesterday and was able to get the strut bend and the tacked up. I seams the tire throws rocks, who would have thought that:D We have...
Forum: Hacks 12-07-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 91,544
Posted By DJ1
350 miles, freezing rain, that will be just fine...

350 miles, freezing rain, that will be just fine for Justin, you might need to harden up a bit! I'd bet you could stretch it out to 500 and get a back road or three!

We'll be looking for you!...
Forum: Hacks 12-07-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 91,544
Posted By DJ1
Very nice..

That is a nice rig and will be great for tearing up some miles. You going to love the leading link!:clap
Forum: Hacks 12-07-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 45,450
Posted By DJ1
John, as far as the work goes, its passable. I've...

John, as far as the work goes, its passable. I've been doing metal work for over 30 years, it should really be better but I'm a slacker. I like to play, usually on things I build.:evil


It has...
Forum: Hacks 12-06-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,247
Posted By DJ1
Center to center(extended) is referring to the...

Center to center(extended) is referring to the measurement from the center of the mounting eye on the top to the center of the mounting eye bottom when the shock has no load on it.

Here's...
Forum: Hacks 12-06-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 45,450
Posted By DJ1
One for FR700

I took this pic for you last summer on our cross country trip, forgot I had it 'till today!


We have them too in places!...
Forum: Hacks 12-06-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 45,450
Posted By DJ1
Thanks Redfishguide! Your build looks great, I...

Thanks Redfishguide! Your build looks great, I love the RWYB moto!

I used 1.50" OD .125" wall DOM with 1.25" OD .125" wall DOM slid inside for a double wall with the total thickness of .250"...
Forum: Hacks 12-06-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 45,450
Posted By DJ1
Thanks, I haven't changed anything yet but after...

Thanks, I haven't changed anything yet but after a few miles I know I am dropping 3 teeth on the countershaft cog! That should let me run at a decent hwy speed and have some low speed, if it isn't...
Forum: Hacks 12-06-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 45,450
Posted By DJ1
Thanks Gents! I appreciate the comments. ...

Thanks Gents! I appreciate the comments.

FR700- Thanks for the pointers on the front end, you were spot on. And as far as the amount of work that goes into a project, I've know this for years...
Forum: Hacks 12-06-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 103,054
Posted By DJ1
I don't know, I was eating some on a bagel when I...

I don't know, I was eating some on a bagel when I opened and read this. I like a bit of it once in a while bit I've been know to eat anything except balut, thats not happening!

I could see...
Forum: Hacks 12-05-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 16,523
Posted By DJ1
Great report! I'm testing my rig now as weather a...

Great report! I'm testing my rig now as weather a road conditions allow, it has been a blast. Good to see you on the road!
Forum: Hacks 12-05-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 103,054
Posted By DJ1
Sounds like a good time...

My rig is in road testing mode, maybe I'll pack a few things, my vegemite and join you fellows!:D

Take pics and tell us a story!
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