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Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 06:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,521
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, 08:26 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 80,193
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, 08:17 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 37,103
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, 08:53 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 74,839
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, 06:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,646
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, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
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, 09:56 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 74,839
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, 09:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,228
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, 09:31 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 37,103
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, 08:15 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 74,839
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, 06:57 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 74,839
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, 06:44 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 37,103
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, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,783
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, 07:41 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 37,103
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, 07:37 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 37,103
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, 01:00 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 37,103
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, 09:45 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 37,103
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, 09:32 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 80,193
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, 09:52 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,882
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, 09:47 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 80,193
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!
Forum: Hacks 12-05-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 37,103
Posted By DJ1
Time...

its like money, you never seem to have enough when you want it and there is never any extra.

Things have been crazy but I've tried to focus my spare time on getting the rig on the road, tested...
Forum: Hacks 12-05-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 37,103
Posted By DJ1
Thanks Gents, stay tuned! ps- I saw that...

Thanks Gents, stay tuned!


ps- I saw that dave!:1drink
Forum: Hacks 12-03-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,126
Posted By DJ1
Me too! After driving a rig(non Ural) with a...

Me too!
After driving a rig(non Ural) with a leading link front end, I can tell you it didn't do anything to the handling but make it better!
Forum: Hacks 12-02-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,275
Posted By DJ1
Working on that right now, good to see you...

Working on that right now, good to see you posting!:beer
Forum: Hacks 12-02-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 37,103
Posted By DJ1
Funny you would ask that... I got the box...

Funny you would ask that...

I got the box of tubing and bends from a place south of me a few hours, http://www.mandrel-bends.com/catalog/ lots of good stuff, their products are quality and...
Forum: Hacks 11-30-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 80,193
Posted By DJ1
Tell your helpers to quit drunk dialing me!:rofl ...

Tell your helpers to quit drunk dialing me!:rofl

The BM' looks great! I can't wait to see the Snorty being built!
Forum: Hacks 10-29-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 37,103
Posted By DJ1
Not sure where to start or even if I should. ...

Not sure where to start or even if I should.



Rhetoric from you dave? Say it aint so!
You didn't strike any nerve, I would tell you that with a smile on my face. Funny you think someone...
Forum: Hacks 10-27-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 37,103
Posted By DJ1
Well dave, I did some simple math and will give...

Well dave, I did some simple math and will give these clamps a shot, I know I'm not the first guy to use them for this application.

I'll give you a quick run down. I like simple math, easy to...
Forum: Hacks 10-26-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 37,103
Posted By DJ1
I'm moving along, slow at times but moving. ...

I'm moving along, slow at times but moving.

FR700's crew stopped by and havoc ensued, they had things flying in no time, Dave must have run them off and I ended up with them. I hid the rest of...
Forum: Hacks 10-26-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,830
Posted By DJ1
Not sure where you're getting your numbers on the...

Not sure where you're getting your numbers on the Sportys but I own 4 of them and have had 6. The solid mount EVO bikes ('86-'03), stock frames bikes run right at 500-510lbs full of fuel. The rubber...
Forum: Hacks 10-24-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,361
Posted By DJ1
:clap That is exactly the type of roads I am...

:clap That is exactly the type of roads I am building mine for!

I finished fitting the anti-sway bar and checked some clearances. Drew out a door design and checked it make sure it would clear...
Forum: Hacks 10-18-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,633
Posted By DJ1
Good report

Another thing you can do is drop in a new needle from CV Performance http://www.cv-performance.com/cvp-velocity-needle/ it has made quite a bit of difference in all the bikes I've put them in that...
Forum: Hacks 10-14-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 80,193
Posted By DJ1
Had it for a few years, don't get down there to...

Had it for a few years, don't get down there to drive if often enough! :rofl
Forum: Hacks 10-11-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,469
Posted By DJ1
Looks like you have a good start. :clap ...

Looks like you have a good start. :clap

With the height of your box mounts above your frame, I would be concerned with side load on them, if you have gussets you may be OK. I tend to over build...
Forum: Hacks 10-11-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 37,103
Posted By DJ1
I finished fitting the caliper brackets today,...

I finished fitting the caliper brackets today, made the rods and checked clearances. So far, all my guesswork has matched my figuring! I still need to trim and weld the bushing holders on. I have...
Forum: Hacks 10-06-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,380
Posted By DJ1
DO IT!!! I have been hacking around on...

DO IT!!!

I have been hacking around on chopper mounted rig for about 2 years now! It's tons of fun and we have done some off hwy riding on Forest Service main line roads, they tend to be better...
Forum: Hacks 10-02-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 37,103
Posted By DJ1
Time was one of the big reasons, I won't have...

Time was one of the big reasons, I won't have much time in the next few months to work on it, rather than spend my time designing and machining the hub to use the car wheel/tire, I want to keep...
Forum: Hacks 09-30-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,515
Posted By DJ1
Very sweet machine!

that thing is pure sex!:evil

I'm not much for the big bikes but that set up is awesome. The changes they made to the Wing are huge! It looks great alone but matching it to that car makes...
Forum: Hacks 09-30-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 37,103
Posted By DJ1
Summers over...

So I guess I'll drag this sorry thread back out onto the front page.

I have just started back to work on the project this week, there isn't a lot to report but I am making some progress and...
Forum: Hacks 09-28-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 80,193
Posted By DJ1
Looks like you have a good start on the frame....

Looks like you have a good start on the frame. Looking forward to watching this. I've re restarted my project again, kinda! :D
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