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Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 08:04 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 53,102
Posted By DJ1
Thanks Ned, we are enjoying it a lot! I...

Thanks Ned, we are enjoying it a lot!

I didn't do anything to the aluminum besides a quick once over with a Scotch brite pad on a finish sander. We live inland about 20 miles from the beach so...
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 12:17 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 53,102
Posted By DJ1
Thanks, we have racked up over 2200 miles on it...

Thanks, we have racked up over 2200 miles on it this year already. We take it most of the time instead of the pickup, even ridden 3 up a few times.

I'm not overly concerned with weight, I would...
Forum: Hacks 07-04-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 53,102
Posted By DJ1
After the rack I had to mount the spare tire. It...

After the rack I had to mount the spare tire. It fit perfect on the nose and that was about the best place for us to pack it. I kicked around just using a ratchet strap but decided I had so much fun...
Forum: Hacks 07-04-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 53,102
Posted By DJ1
Here we go again..

more testing and putting the results and finding to use.

We got together with our chopper crew a few weeks ago to watch a buddy race his chop in a hipster shit fest. The rig served as a chuck...
Forum: Hacks 06-17-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7,596
Views: 2,871,750
Posted By DJ1
I really enjoy taking pics of these two!

http://www.captaincheeto.com/coppermine/albums/userpics/10018/IMG_20150614_125321428_28800x45029.jpg
Forum: Hacks 06-07-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 53,102
Posted By DJ1
I'm glad more people don't get out and enjoy it! ...

I'm glad more people don't get out and enjoy it!

As far as gas goes, I live in a very rural area, the closest (quality)gas is about 20 miles from home, we didn't drive within 20 miles of a...
Forum: Hacks 06-07-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 53,102
Posted By DJ1
A few updates and some testing...

I swapped out the hiem joints in the lower mounts a few weeks ago, picked up the solid rod eyes from Mcmaster-Carr along with some bushings to adjust the ID to the fastener size use in the sub frame....
Forum: Hacks 06-07-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 53,102
Posted By DJ1
You're welcome. I'm happy with the lights and...

You're welcome. I'm happy with the lights and their service was first rate. When speaking with the sales rep she says "my computer tells me I should have 17 in stock, let me go check...(2 minutes...
Forum: Hacks 06-04-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 143,522
Posted By DJ1
I liked it myself for the off highway, we still...

I liked it myself for the off highway, we still run it in a couple of trucks. Long beams and low stands without the little center biscuit for me, please!

The big thing is to have a air ride cab...
Forum: Hacks 05-31-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 53,102
Posted By DJ1
High and standards aren't usually used in the...

High and standards aren't usually used in the same sentence when referring to me! :rofl

The stock master seems to be doing fine, it is a little on the soft side but I may still have some air in...
Forum: Hacks 05-31-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 53,102
Posted By DJ1
After getting juice to the car I needed to mount...

After getting juice to the car I needed to mount the switches and accessory plugs. I tossed around a few ideas and talked to Beck about it. Since the body is 24" wide there is plenty for room in it,...
Forum: Hacks 05-31-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 53,102
Posted By DJ1
I had a hard time coming up with a way I like to...

I had a hard time coming up with a way I like to mount the rear marker/signal light on the fender, after some time I came up with this.
...
Forum: Hacks 05-31-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 53,102
Posted By DJ1
I guess its time to drag this thread back out of the corner..

and post some updates. I haven't spent much time on the net over the last few months. We've had some decent weather and I've been busy with work and riding, mostly on the new rig!

I don't have a...
Forum: Hacks 05-31-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 53,102
Posted By DJ1
I think if we can swing a get together we'll let...

I think if we can swing a get together we'll let you lead! :D The more rigs the better!
Forum: Hacks 05-31-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7,596
Views: 2,871,750
Posted By DJ1
Yes it is a proportioning/pressure reduction...

Yes it is a proportioning/pressure reduction valve. I got it from Speedway motors http://www.speedwaymotors.com/Speedway-Purple-Proportioning-Valve,23498.html It takes 1/8" NPT fittings so with a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-31-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4,594
Views: 913,111
Posted By DJ1
Spent the morning in the Olympics..

with my little brother. It was his first time in a hack, he's hooked!


http://www.captaincheeto.com/coppermine/albums/userpics/10018/IMG_20150531_091616992_HDR_28800x45029.jpg
Forum: Hacks 05-31-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,480
Posted By DJ1
Great stuff, I love motocamping! thanks for...

Great stuff, I love motocamping!
thanks for posting!
Forum: Hacks 05-31-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7,596
Views: 2,871,750
Posted By DJ1
I used an 18" extruded aluminum, dual pass...

I used an 18" extruded aluminum, dual pass transmission cooler. They are pretty tough and its adds .9 of a quart of oil to the system....
Forum: Hacks 05-30-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 35,041
Posted By DJ1
We can't let this thread get to far down,,,

Shot today on our ride. The car body has some great rubber isolators, the ride in it is great, it dosen't make a good camera mount because it moves a bit. I need to build a mount to go on the front...
Forum: Hacks 05-30-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7,596
Views: 2,871,750
Posted By DJ1
Thanks Ked, I built the rig, what would you like...

Thanks Ked, I built the rig, what would you like to know about it?
Forum: Hacks 05-30-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By DJ1
Sportsters make great tugs...

I have 2 Sportys set up for sidecars. One is a dedicated rig that was custom built and the other is a chopper that I have a Velorex car mounted to sometimes. There's a great aftermarket for the...
Forum: Hacks 05-30-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7,596
Views: 2,871,750
Posted By DJ1
Made a run in the mountains today to test the new...

Made a run in the mountains today to test the new oil cooler out. Cooler works perfect.

Remembered to take my good camera with me, the weather was perfect.
...
Forum: Hacks 05-30-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5,324
Views: 899,303
Posted By DJ1
Nice looking set up, I'm glad that one is so far...

Nice looking set up, I'm glad that one is so far away and I'm close to being out of room! I guess I just have to build one!:evil
Forum: Hacks 05-29-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 143,522
Posted By DJ1
Looks great Luke! I've pulled the covers to chop...

Looks great Luke! I've pulled the covers to chop them but we've cut then on the bike too. Last time we laid the bike over on an unmounted car tire and went to town!:rofl

I only have one with a...
Forum: Hacks 05-29-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7,596
Views: 2,871,750
Posted By DJ1
What a great post! Glad to see guys using the old...

What a great post! Glad to see guys using the old iron! I spent last Saturday with my buddy firing up his Pan!

Welcome to the forum.
Forum: Hacks 05-22-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7,596
Views: 2,871,750
Posted By DJ1
The bride with her sister in law's kids in...

The bride with her sister in law's kids in grandma's field the other day.

http://www.captaincheeto.com/coppermine/albums/userpics/10018/IMG_20150516_171712383_HDR_28800x45029%7E0.jpg

...
Forum: Hacks 05-14-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 143,522
Posted By DJ1
Thats how it starts! My best shop cat moved in...

Thats how it starts! My best shop cat moved in like that and set up camp.
Forum: Hacks 05-14-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,564
Posted By DJ1
That's awesome Josh! :happay What a beauty...

That's awesome Josh! :happay

What a beauty and almost ready to break in! Are you still tinkering with the V-Strom?
Forum: Hacks 04-19-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7,596
Views: 2,871,750
Posted By DJ1
Nothing wrong with cheap and easy! I had a...

Nothing wrong with cheap and easy!

I had a small, square LED laying around when I was building the bumper so I tweaked it enough to slip one in there, nice for lighting up the road side when...
Forum: Hacks 04-18-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7,596
Views: 2,871,750
Posted By DJ1
I'll try and get one for your tomorrow, how is it...

I'll try and get one for your tomorrow, how is it that you would like her posed? Nice mountain in the background? A stream maybe? :evil


Thanks SCJohn, more importantly my bride is really...
Forum: Hacks 04-17-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7,596
Views: 2,871,750
Posted By DJ1
Mountain time..

and not the zone!

http://www.captaincheeto.com/coppermine/albums/userpics/10018/IMG_3467_28800x60029.jpg

http://www.captaincheeto.com/coppermine/albums/userpics/10018/IMG_3463_28800x60029.jpg
...
Forum: Hacks 04-15-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,214
Posted By DJ1
Thanks for the posters who have played along... ...

Thanks for the posters who have played along...






Not sure what your point is, your info and smart ass jabs aren't what this thread is about.:baldy I think I'm done here.
Forum: Hacks 04-14-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,214
Posted By DJ1
Got a chance to weigh the big rig this weekend. I...

Got a chance to weigh the big rig this weekend. I had a nice sized tool kit and about 3 gallons of gas total on board, other than that it was empty.

900 lbs total.

-Steer 320 lbs

-Drive 380...
Forum: Hacks 04-07-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 143,522
Posted By DJ1
I took a couple pics of this rig at the Wheels...

I took a couple pics of this rig at the Wheels through time museum last August, neat looking set up!

http://www.captaincheeto.com/coppermine/albums/userpics/10018/287_28800x45029.jpg
Forum: Hacks 04-05-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,322
Posted By DJ1
Necrothread... Sportsters... We are taking...

Necrothread...

Sportsters... We are taking over the world!:D
Forum: Hacks 04-02-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,573
Posted By DJ1
http://www.captaincheeto.com/coppermine/albums/use...

http://www.captaincheeto.com/coppermine/albums/userpics/10018/a1-beefer-more-speed-art-gmllr1it-1speedometer.jpg

:D
Forum: Hacks 04-02-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7,596
Views: 2,871,750
Posted By DJ1
+1! So, when are you planning on getting it...

+1! So, when are you planning on getting it dirty? I am getting close to having ours back on the road again, would need to break it in right!
Forum: Hacks 03-28-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,992
Posted By DJ1
Great report

Great build but then I am a little bias towards Sportys and sporty hacks! Well done!
Forum: Hacks 02-07-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,386
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: 3,386
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...
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