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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-14-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,771
Posted By gordonscott
Sorry to hear about the collar bone :eek1 Rob and...

Sorry to hear about the collar bone :eek1 Rob and I went out the other night for a ride and had a blast :D I was thinking of some off road riding for this weekend, maybe a little rough for a bad...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-12-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,771
Posted By gordonscott
this weekend 9/17 ?

Hey Guys, Anyone want to do some riding on Saturday 9/17 ? I missed Rice o rama this year too, I did'nt have a bike built for this years show, oh well next year. Anyway if anyone is up for a ride...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-21-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,771
Posted By gordonscott
Yep thats me :lol3 I ride my xs650 rig all winter...

Yep thats me :lol3 I ride my xs650 rig all winter long :evil I keep the vstrom rig away from the nasty salt we use here. Travis asked me the other day if I would sell him my xt600, I have to fix a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-19-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,771
Posted By gordonscott
I'm in!

Hey guys, I'm in Orange and always up for a ride when I can :D Hey Rob, you might know me from my vstrom sidecar rig? I also have a DRZ400e thats street titled for the trails :evil
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5,507
Views: 1,116,359
Posted By gordonscott
Headlight shroud?

Anyone know anything about this headlight/shroud? Make? I know it's old :D http://img171.imageshack.us/img171/3999/kgrhqvjue3l4ewb8jbnd2iv.jpg
Forum: Hacks 07-11-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,223
Posted By gordonscott
right gear

It sure is nice to have the right gear, couldn't do it right without it :D Been super busy and went away for a few weeks on a bike ride (sidecar) but back to work and reality :twitch Did over 2,300mi...
Forum: Hacks 07-10-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,860
Posted By gordonscott
v strom?

Thinking of selling my rig? Many many mods! Leading link front end, wave rotors, 17" GSFBandit wheels all around, 205 car tire on rear, "on the fly tilt" Sargent seat, 12v plugs for acc, plugs for...
Forum: Hacks 05-17-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,223
Posted By gordonscott
Thanks Ralph I appreciate it. These welds are on...

Thanks Ralph I appreciate it. These welds are on RFLIVES subframe I'm making him for his XS650 http://img857.imageshack.us/img857/9136/cimg6781.jpg http://img90.imageshack.us/img90/5005/cimg6776a.jpg
Forum: Hacks 05-17-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,223
Posted By gordonscott
brstar, I thought someone might like that graph...

brstar, I thought someone might like that graph :lol3
Forum: Hacks 05-17-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 99,931
Posted By gordonscott
Outstanding! :tb That is one sexy outfit.

Outstanding! :tb That is one sexy outfit.
Forum: Hacks 05-17-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,223
Posted By gordonscott
Used my friends lathe to make axle and axle...

Used my friends lathe to make axle and axle holders this part weekend. Next I will thread the axle and put in grease fitting and drill holes at bearing locations....
Forum: Hacks 05-17-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,223
Posted By gordonscott
RFLIVES Subfame in progress, no butt welds on...

RFLIVES Subfame in progress, no butt welds on tube, everything sluged... http://img687.imageshack.us/img687/2963/cimg6767z.jpg http://img825.imageshack.us/img825/4900/cimg6775q.jpg
Forum: Hacks 05-16-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 128,958
Posted By gordonscott
I love threads like this, it's nice to see others...

I love threads like this, it's nice to see others suffer the same as I did :lol3 I tought myself alot about building bikes but I had a fool for a teacher :D
Forum: Hacks 05-16-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,223
Posted By gordonscott
"That looks like a chore to get a bike in ( and...

"That looks like a chore to get a bike in ( and out! ). How do you do it?" Reckless abandonment and total disregard for personal safety :lol3...
Forum: Hacks 05-13-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,223
Posted By gordonscott
Thats ok I would give my right one for a garage...

Thats ok I would give my right one for a garage :lol3 I do all this in my basement, I built a folding ramp to get bikes in and out.http://img62.imageshack.us/img62/3955/cimg4549.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 05-13-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,223
Posted By gordonscott
I will leave the sidecar building to our friend...

I will leave the sidecar building to our friend Claude :wink: I have to call him for advice and don't want to burn that bridge:amazon P.S. I do know your'e just kidding :D
Forum: Hacks 05-13-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,223
Posted By gordonscott
Thank you and yes I will be bracing the corners...

Thank you and yes I will be bracing the corners and a lot of other stuff like swingarm etc... :D
Forum: Hacks 05-13-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,223
Posted By gordonscott
:lol3 Sleep? No time for sleep, must work, wife...

:lol3 Sleep? No time for sleep, must work, wife needs a new pair of shoes! For others reading this I make custom exhaust for the Yamaha XS650 ( XS650exhaust.com ) not sidecars, thats the "customer...
Forum: Hacks 05-12-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,223
Posted By gordonscott
And here we have the basic lay out. Next I will...

And here we have the basic lay out. Next I will make the axle on the lathe and swingarm. More to come when I have some spare time to build. (spare time :lol3)...
Forum: Hacks 05-12-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,223
Posted By gordonscott
This will be for the swingarm pivot, I am making...

This will be for the swingarm pivot, I am making an axle that will have a grease fitting on the end and holes drilled at bronze bushing points. The axle will be fixed and the swingarm will have the...
Forum: Hacks 05-12-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,223
Posted By gordonscott
Tubing notcher results......

Tubing notcher results... http://img200.imageshack.us/img200/5776/cimg6741.jpg http://img703.imageshack.us/img703/6821/cimg6739.jpg
Forum: Hacks 05-12-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,223
Posted By gordonscott
Making all the bits. After notching one end of...

Making all the bits. After notching one end of tube I turn it around for the other end being notched. To make sure they match I just use a magnetic welders square to hole a piece of tube on and put...
Forum: Hacks 05-12-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,223
Posted By gordonscott
Dual Sport hack

"Duel Sport" :huh :turkishOk we will stick to "Dual sport" because this is about bikes after all :lol3 Just thought I would share a sidecar build for my XT600 (maybe, thinking of DR650? too) I will...
Forum: Hacks 05-05-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 128,958
Posted By gordonscott
I'm glad you like the leading legs :clap I never...

I'm glad you like the leading legs :clap I never had the problem you describe and wonder why it would go away after a mile or so if the legs had anything to do with it? Not saying you are wrong but...
Forum: Hacks 04-21-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 107,383
Posted By gordonscott
They are cool and there cheap too :lol3 Ah supply...

They are cool and there cheap too :lol3 Ah supply and demand :cry I could have used those leading legs I sold you for the rest of the bikes life and it would have suited me just fine but I realy...
Forum: Hacks 04-21-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,776
Posted By gordonscott
I sold them to you and can't help :lol3 There are...

I sold them to you and can't help :lol3 There are a lot of little bits aren't there :huh It's been months since I took them off and I don't have any pictures of the process but I know you can figure...
Forum: Hacks 04-20-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 107,383
Posted By gordonscott
leading links on strom

And here are the unit forks I just put on the Dl1000, they where made for a Bandit1200 but got them to fit. Just need to figure out a front fender now?...
Forum: Hacks 04-20-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 107,383
Posted By gordonscott
leading link

Here is the leading link front end I made for my xs650 outfit. It is 1.375" DOM tube .188 wall thick. Brass bushings with grease fittings and 16 3/4" sandrail shocks. I also cut off the axle plates...
Forum: Hacks 04-19-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By gordonscott
Hi JD, In those pictures I sent you I forgot to...

Hi JD, In those pictures I sent you I forgot to tell you that rear mounting plate is connected to the other side of the bike via threaded rod and tube. In your photoshop picture the subframe should...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 289,213
Posted By gordonscott
Laugh So I'm stupid

:lol3 I'm such a dumb ass :lol3 I seen what you wrote and said "wrong am I !" So I went to take pictures to show you who was wrong and proved it was me:roflMy caliper was on inch's not mm and I just...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 289,213
Posted By gordonscott
Sure I do this to make money but always help when...

Sure I do this to make money but always help when I can, it's good karma :D Outside is 1.900mm x 865mm long and are about 700mm from end of pipe.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 289,213
Posted By gordonscott
Dam metric system :lol3 We tried that out for a...

Dam metric system :lol3 We tried that out for a week or so back in the 80's here in the states but it didn't stick :roflWent back to our colonist ways, give'em an inch and we'll take a mile (don't...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 289,213
Posted By gordonscott
:clap

:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 289,213
Posted By gordonscott
Hi Barb :wave

Hi Barb :wave
Forum: Hacks 04-01-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,501
Posted By gordonscott
If you're refurring to mine thank you :D And if...

If you're refurring to mine thank you :D And if refurring to Riders he thanks you :D
Forum: Hacks 04-01-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,501
Posted By gordonscott
Hi Rider, I've followed your thread from the...

Hi Rider, I've followed your thread from the begining :clap I still like your black chopper you and your son put together :wink: The back wheel on my strom is stock, tire is a General 205-55/17 and...
Forum: Hacks 03-31-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,501
Posted By gordonscott
Thanks Clearwater :D Claude my friend how are...

Thanks Clearwater :D Claude my friend how are you? I had such a busy winter but just bought the steel to build that offroad hack for the xt600 we were discussing at begining of winter. It will be the...
Forum: Hacks 03-31-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,501
Posted By gordonscott
Vstrom outfit upgrades

Well it's been a long harsh winter here in New England and glad it's almost over :clap I had so many projects I wanted to get done with the bikes but work was keeping me too dam busy. I did find time...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 289,213
Posted By gordonscott
Hi Baza, Yes I have one on my xs650 outfit, what...

Hi Baza, Yes I have one on my xs650 outfit, what do you need to know? http://img848.imageshack.us/img848/3479/cimg5067.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 289,213
Posted By gordonscott
Also my left side...

Also my left side 2into1...http://img339.imageshack.us/img339/5043/user344pic1504128637525.jpg
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