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Forum: Hacks 10-29-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 32,970
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: 194
Views: 32,970
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: 194
Views: 32,970
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: 1,557
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: 1,227
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: 1,436
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: 874
Views: 73,375
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: 103
Views: 6,445
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: 194
Views: 32,970
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: 1,279
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: 194
Views: 32,970
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: 1,421
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: 194
Views: 32,970
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: 874
Views: 73,375
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
Forum: Hacks 09-16-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,549
Posted By DJ1
Thanks for the report, it looked like a great...

Thanks for the report, it looked like a great time!

I am getting ready to start working on my Sporty/hack project again, can't wait to travel in it!
Forum: Hacks 09-16-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By DJ1
I did too! The rig is very well behaved on the...

I did too! The rig is very well behaved on the gravel.

I have lots of video and pics of rigid sportys, in all shapes and sizes!:evil
Forum: Hacks 09-14-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By DJ1
Video from yesterdays ride and pics for RidingDonkeys

Clips from yesterdays ride, some backtop county roads and some Forest Circus gravel roads.

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Ml1G-b3dJpw" allowfullscreen="" height="360" width="640"...
Forum: Hacks 09-13-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,549
Posted By DJ1
+1! Need a ride report! If you plan on...

+1! Need a ride report!

If you plan on running up the Coast on the return trip let me know, I live along 101 in Wa.
Forum: Hacks 09-13-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,171
Views: 316,870
Posted By DJ1
This a Chloe, she's a 3-5 year old Smooth Fox...

This a Chloe, she's a 3-5 year old Smooth Fox terrier, we got her a couple of weeks ago as a rescue. We are working with her on a few issues but she's doing well. She hasn't had any real rides yet,...
Forum: Hacks 09-06-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 73,375
Posted By DJ1
SWEET!!! Pro Tools is a top outfit, I called for...

SWEET!!! Pro Tools is a top outfit, I called for a die set one time, the guy that answered the phone couldn't give me an answer so he did the old pass the phone trick, it ended up being the owner of...
Forum: Hacks 08-28-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,853
Posted By DJ1
For me it was hands down the Sportster but I have...

For me it was hands down the Sportster but I have been chopping them up and riding them for a decade. The 5 speed solid mount motors are one of the best motors HD has built. The rubber mounts are...
Forum: Hacks 08-17-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 551
Posted By DJ1
WTT museum visit...

I haven't been working on my hack project this summer, I've been playing a bunch, lots of riding, camping and other fun stuff. One of the things my family and I did was drive across the country to...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,050
Posted By DJ1
SB, love the report! Great pics!

SB, love the report! Great pics!
Forum: Hacks 06-26-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 73,375
Posted By DJ1
Beautiful!:clap:clap:clap

Beautiful!:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Hacks 06-22-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 73,375
Posted By DJ1
Cargo deck looks great, I may make one up for...

Cargo deck looks great, I may make one up for mine. Paint on the tug is pretty fancy, I like it!

What are you ramming with 3 1/2 feet?
Forum: Hacks 06-22-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 30,660
Posted By DJ1
A few from our ride today..

Shot by my bride. We took a ride today up to Lake Quinault and local area.

My bride likes to monkey, I told her to shoot some pics while she was hanging out. Almost looks like I have the car in...
Forum: Hacks 06-16-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,023
Posted By DJ1
:clap Me too! Maybe we can get a group...

:clap
Me too! Maybe we can get a group discount!
Forum: Hacks 06-14-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By DJ1
Very nice..

Your rig looks great!:clap The car style matches the bike well and should be a fun rig.

Are your hard bags older Bates style? Is so, I have a top box that would match.
Forum: Hacks 06-10-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 32,970
Posted By DJ1
Thanks for the kind words. I didn't have...

Thanks for the kind words.

I didn't have to use a leading link. I chose to, one because I can and like the looks but more so because the can be stronger than a tele front end. They will handle...
Forum: Hacks 06-07-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 32,970
Posted By DJ1
Thank you...

Trimmed the LL to fit this morning, mounted it up and adjusted things a bit. This is how it sits as of now.
...
Forum: Hacks 06-07-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 32,970
Posted By DJ1
Put some parts together today

and came up with something that looks like a sidecar. I needed to get things to this stage so I could finish the leading link. With any luck, tomorrow I may get the front end trimmed down to fit and...
Forum: Hacks 06-05-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6,652
Views: 2,478,882
Posted By DJ1
I get this on my phone today, my bride has been...

I get this on my phone today, my bride has been driving the rig to work, at lunch time her and her friend go bomb around, 25 miles today during lunch!:D I think it great except for I was stuck at...
Forum: Hacks 06-01-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By DJ1
I haven't done any trees on a Bonny but like...

I haven't done any trees on a Bonny but like FR700 says, why wait? I swapped out a set on one of our rigs a few months back, they were Paughco trees on a Sportster, I had them swapped and was riding...
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,653
Posted By DJ1
:D I've had the other hack out too but...

:D

I've had the other hack out too but mostly riding the long bike, my friend and I took a few days http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=980991
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-25-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 944
Posted By DJ1
The last day..

Heading home always sucks for me, if it weren't for my wonderful wife I would probably be a bike bum riding and working along the way. We took our time packing up, neither of us wanted to go home but...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-25-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 944
Posted By DJ1
Day 3

We had a plan for day three, BREAKFAST! I had done some homework before we left and decided that we would head to Ukiah Oregon for breakfast one of the days, today was the day.

No tents, less...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-25-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 944
Posted By DJ1
Day two..

Our camp site for the night was great. We were up around 6 got things sorted, repacked our gear. We had a laugh as I told him by day 2 or 3 you end up with things sorted and packed with ease and then...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-25-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 944
Posted By DJ1
Talking Its time for my CTFR ride!

I've been doing this ride for almost 8 years, have missed a few due to various reasons but everyone knows how that works. Last year was the first year I posted a ride report on ADV...
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,653
Posted By DJ1
Well since you're here, you might check these...

Well since you're here, you might check these places, if you see something you like give them a call ...
You might find some here http://advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=82

Knows...
Forum: Hacks 05-24-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 32,970
Posted By DJ1
A little update..

I haven't spent much time on the build lately, hammered a bunch of work out over the last month and then got ready for my spring get away ride. Pics are a little dark, it was late when I got it...
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