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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 08:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,306
Posted By Boxer Metal
Jim, I do not see in mention of re-jetting the...

Jim,
I do not see in mention of re-jetting the carburetors to 1000cc specs. Look in the Clymer book for a R100/7 and cross check your jetting. When finished take the bike out and run it for 3-5...
Forum: Hacks 07-02-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,535
Posted By Boxer Metal
Nope. An air bag would work great if you can...

Nope. An air bag would work great if you can create a ratcheting guide/stop.
Forum: Hacks 07-01-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,535
Posted By Boxer Metal
It died in Death Valley and so did the...

It died in Death Valley and so did the transmission. Darn BMW's:D
He said he was keeping up with small dirt bikes a lot of the time.
Forum: Hacks 07-01-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,535
Posted By Boxer Metal
Thanks for the idea. I think you are the only one...

Thanks for the idea. I think you are the only one the gets it:D



On your advice this is what we broke:rofl Not sure how an airbag would affect spring rate?
...
Forum: Hacks 06-29-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,535
Posted By Boxer Metal
Actuator VS Airbag

I built an off road R1150GS rig with adjustable sidecar suspension using the same electric actuator used by other sidecar builders and we were able to destroy the thing.

Thinking of something...
Forum: Hacks 06-29-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Boxer Metal
It will pivot left to right and up and down at...

It will pivot left to right and up and down at the bike mount.
Forum: Hacks 06-29-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,952
Posted By Boxer Metal
Looking great. Nice wheels:D

Looking great. Nice wheels:D
Forum: Hacks 06-28-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Boxer Metal
Using the dimple die is fun after making some...

Using the dimple die is fun after making some tooling to do tubing and a torsion axle is great but trying to keep the weight down and build a strong mount is always a challenge.
Forum: Hacks 06-28-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Boxer Metal
https://scontent-sjc2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpt1/...

https://scontent-sjc2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpt1/v/t1.0-9/11535697_891877314191425_5955555964667312708_n.jpg?oh=8516ff62d0e56e03a9f87ab9b8dfd41b&oe=562F8DF1
...
Forum: Hacks 06-28-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Boxer Metal
Fifi Meets Anhä(nger) A Trailer Build

I've been wanting to build a small lightweight trailer to pull behind FiFi our shop truck so we don't look like the Beverly Hillbillies going do the road with stuff strapped everywhere.

The wife...
Forum: Hacks 06-26-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 30,636
Posted By Boxer Metal
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:d:d:d:d:d:d:d:d:d:d:d:d:d:d:d:d:d:d:d
Forum: Hacks 06-25-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 30,636
Posted By Boxer Metal
Shop truck getting some needed love before we...

Shop truck getting some needed love before we head out next month to the BMW International Rally in Billings, MT.

What is wrong with this picture?
...
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,212
Posted By Boxer Metal
https://dpbfm6h358sh7.cloudfront.net/images/132109...

https://dpbfm6h358sh7.cloudfront.net/images/1321093/53110815.jpg

This would allow you to use post 1970 bar clamps.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-22-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 396,817
Posted By Boxer Metal
Other than the weight that is the way to go....

Other than the weight that is the way to go. Great idea:D
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-21-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 396,817
Posted By Boxer Metal
I could move the single wheel forward and up. ...

I could move the single wheel forward and up.



Thank You.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-21-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 396,817
Posted By Boxer Metal
Thanks for the links. I thought about the HF...

Thanks for the links. I thought about the HF trailer, but I want to build something that looks like it was made in the 50's or 60's and is fitting to tow behind this.
...
Forum: Airheads 06-21-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 764,971
Posted By Boxer Metal
The starter cover is 1979 only.

The starter cover is 1979 only.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-21-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 396,817
Posted By Boxer Metal
Poking around the interweb I found this thread...

Poking around the interweb I found this thread looking for information on a mono wheel motorcycle trailer.

I have designed one that is 26x36x24 tall not including the 10" wheel and 250lbs torsion...
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,212
Posted By Boxer Metal
Here is an instrument option if you want to use...

Here is an instrument option if you want to use the /2 bucket.

https://dpbfm6h358sh7.cloudfront.net/images/1321093/253267413.jpg

More info here....
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 764,971
Posted By Boxer Metal
Thanks. More Pictures Here...

Thanks.
More Pictures Here (http://boxermetal.com/schonheit-die-tier-a-1970-r755/)
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 764,971
Posted By Boxer Metal
Just finished. ...

Just finished.

https://scontent-sjc2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfa1/v/t1.0-9/11401532_886809561364867_2986689178509262027_n.jpg?oh=dece0993434a1da84756f7eb60e19a94&oe=55F18FAD
Forum: Hacks 06-16-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 30,636
Posted By Boxer Metal
The wife did a photo shoot for a BMW we just...

The wife did a photo shoot for a BMW we just finished and Fifi got to be in the picture.
...
Forum: Hacks 06-16-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,044
Posted By Boxer Metal
It looks like I will be placing an order next...

It looks like I will be placing an order next week with the Steib manufacture. Let me know if you want a fender.
Forum: Hacks 06-14-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 30,636
Posted By Boxer Metal
The wife and I took a little ride today. ...

The wife and I took a little ride today.

https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xta1/v/t1.0-9/11537808_10207208496149914_37572271888220155_n.jpg?oh=5cd8730a63c98eb65b7b1c1a2b917a1f&oe=55F82F28
Forum: Hacks 06-14-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By Boxer Metal
Up to you. We can make anything you want.

Up to you. We can make anything you want.
Forum: Hacks 06-13-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,299
Posted By Boxer Metal
I would love to but we are also going to th BMW...

I would love to but we are also going to th BMW rally in July in Montana.
Forum: Hacks 06-13-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By Boxer Metal
The last two DMC's I've had in my shop I have had...

The last two DMC's I've had in my shop I have had the customers deal with Ted Porter at The Beemer Shop (http://www.beemershop.com/SUSPENSION_CENTER.html) before I would work on them and they have...
Forum: Hacks 06-13-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,480
Posted By Boxer Metal
This thread is a waste of good riding time. I'm...

This thread is a waste of good riding time. I'm going sidecaring.
Forum: Hacks 06-13-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,299
Posted By Boxer Metal
I started this thread with the thought we would...

I started this thread with the thought we would be able to make it. That does not seem to be the case any more. The joys of being self employed.
Forum: Hacks 06-13-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7,592
Views: 2,870,531
Posted By Boxer Metal
You have my attention. I have been looking at...

You have my attention. I have been looking at small auto engines to do something similar. Please let me know if you need any help.
Forum: Hacks 06-13-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 30,636
Posted By Boxer Metal
Thanks Jim. Not sure of the mileage. I've only...

Thanks Jim. Not sure of the mileage. I've only had a speedo for about a year. The sidecar has an old Michelin 125/15 and the back of the bike is a cheap 135/15 Firestone.
In three year I'm on my...
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 30,636
Posted By Boxer Metal
I would be honored More pics. ...

I would be honored

More pics.

https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xta1/v/t1.0-9/11165164_866144220098068_6637814210740940078_n.jpg?oh=11941b6491b6c4b003f3da57852b16b2&oe=55FC2BEC
...
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By Boxer Metal
I used the same one I built for K100 on the...

I used the same one I built for K100 on the R1150GS I built so it must work?
Forum: Hacks 06-11-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By Boxer Metal
Not sure why the ABS ring would make a...

Not sure why the ABS ring would make a difference? The VW bolt pattern is 4x130 and you should be able to find a used steel rim quite cheap.
Forum: Hacks 06-11-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 30,636
Posted By Boxer Metal
Thanks. Here is a front picture from our TV show...

Thanks. Here is a front picture from our TV show filming.
...
Forum: Hacks 06-10-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By Boxer Metal
If you are going to attach it to the fork sliders...

If you are going to attach it to the fork sliders I recommend using a heim joints for the mounting with misalignment spacers. Here is a picture of one I did on a DMC rig. This will allow the...
Forum: Hacks 06-10-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By Boxer Metal
I did one for a guy in Oz that was building a...

I did one for a guy in Oz that was building a K100 rig. I think I charged him $600.00 for the hub and we did it on a 68-79 VW Beetle pattern because there are plenty of them and they are strong and...
Forum: Hacks 06-10-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,044
Posted By Boxer Metal
Steib fender is 334.95 plus some shipping from...

Steib fender is 334.95 plus some shipping from Germany by Post
Forum: Hacks 06-10-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,480
Posted By Boxer Metal
Twist that thing on the right side of the...

Twist that thing on the right side of the handlebar and push hard on the left side of the handlebar. You will have the answer right away:D:D:D
Forum: Hacks 06-10-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 30,636
Posted By Boxer Metal
Love the Steib fender on Fifi! And the...

Love the Steib fender on Fifi! And the juxtaposition next to the E-type coupe is not harmful to the image, either. :thumb




So ya gots those fenders in stock? :rofl

Actually Jean was not...
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