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Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By halflive
I'm amazed with your quote. The Krauser type...

I'm amazed with your quote. The Krauser type cases are quite common in Europe and very good to acquire second hand. I would not pay more than 100 euro for a set. The cases from northern countries are...
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 40,005
Posted By halflive
I think the ultimate design comes from Belgium: ...

I think the ultimate design comes from Belgium:

http://www.livestand.nl/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/urbanus-664x415.jpg
Forum: Hacks 04-12-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By halflive
The telescopic forks the Germans used in the war...

The telescopic forks the Germans used in the war where much more rigid than your 100/7 forks.
If you drive a sidecar with the original 36mm forks you see the legs twisting in any curve you take. As...
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,311
Posted By halflive
As you can see in the pictures, the numbers at...

As you can see in the pictures, the numbers at the base are removed and polished. The timing cover is /6. I would not expect a displacement of more than 900cc. If the builder had any respect for the...
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By halflive
The problem is not the visibility. The problem is...

The problem is not the visibility. The problem is not looking. A motorist can look you in the eye and still move into your lane. I'd rather wear dark clothing and care for my own safety.
Forum: Hacks 03-29-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,951
Posted By halflive
That's slightly stupid. Even a complete moron...

That's slightly stupid. Even a complete moron could figure that out. The Germans where (70 years ago) smart enough to put the measurement of pressure to it. Convenient if you are visiting a country...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6,313
Views: 595,174
Posted By halflive
All true. The lack if infants dying pushed up...

All true.
The lack if infants dying pushed up the average age of dying. Giving the insurance and pensioning funds, and thus the European governments a good reason to increase the pensioning age. And...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By halflive
The bike is original and 6V i presume? The...

The bike is original and 6V i presume?
The behavour of the charching light you describe suggest a failure of the regulator. But if you have the wiring wrong the regulator can also start to behave...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By halflive
No. This brake is older. The anchor plate of...

No.
This brake is older. The anchor plate of the post '69 brakes has sharper edges. Look at the step in the plate.
All /6 bikes had a disk brake, except for the budget R60/6, this was the last...
Forum: Hacks 03-21-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,538
Posted By halflive
Thats the way I would go. 18" is a more sturdy...

Thats the way I would go. 18" is a more sturdy wheel and gives you a wider choice of tires. Especially a slightly wider rear wheel.
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By halflive
I do not think anyone has ever tried it. It is...

I do not think anyone has ever tried it. It is far more common to oversize the cylinders and buy new pistons.
Apart from the steel lining the R100 does not have a lot of flesh. I think the cooling...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By halflive
Yes, and no. The bikes untill '81 have 40mm...

Yes, and no.
The bikes untill '81 have 40mm carbs and exhaust, giving 70 horses.
From '81 on they have less power, 38mm in-out but the better Brembo brakes and electronic ignition. I would go for...
Forum: Hacks 02-24-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7,377
Views: 2,740,717
Posted By halflive
It is not a signature as in design. It is an...

It is not a signature as in design. It is an autograph signing. M@kke is my personal hero. I know he has a first name, he introduced himself a few times, but i cannot recall his name.

Ronde van...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By halflive
A08 is the size of the caliper and corresponding...

A08 is the size of the caliper and corresponding pistons. These are very common. The same calipers are fitted on Ducati, Laverda, Moto Guzzi and BMW's.
They where fitted on airheads from 1981 and...
Forum: Hacks 02-24-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7,377
Views: 2,740,717
Posted By halflive
It is Belgium. Most roads overthere are qualified...

It is Belgium. Most roads overthere are qualified as off road.:lol3
M@kke, u bent mijn held, mag ik een handtekening op mijn blote borst?
Forum: Hacks 02-19-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,422
Posted By halflive
Do not forget to mention that HD is build from...

Do not forget to mention that HD is build from German and Japanese parts.
Forum: Hacks 02-15-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4,976
Views: 809,752
Posted By halflive
These are BMW brakes. If properly setup adequate...

These are BMW brakes. If properly setup adequate to stop a 50hp R75/5.
Forum: Hacks 02-03-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,989
Posted By halflive
You are right. As the braking power is satisfying...

You are right. As the braking power is satisfying for you, the simplest solution is the best.
Make sure you document the brand year and part numbers for the future. I would also buy a second pair of...
Forum: Hacks 02-03-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,159
Posted By halflive
At first, you are nuts. Second, follow your...

At first, you are nuts.
Second, follow your dreams, there are enough people staying at home, scared.
Do not buy an Ural, they are unreliable. Do not buy a modern BMW either. BMW's cant be repaired...
Forum: Hacks 01-21-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 937
Posted By halflive
Progressive as in? Progressive spring have closer...

Progressive as in? Progressive spring have closer windings on one side. These Ural lookalike springs are lineair.
Forum: Hacks 01-14-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7,377
Views: 2,740,717
Posted By halflive
Yep. The rear hub shows a 5x205 bolt pattern....

Yep. The rear hub shows a 5x205 bolt pattern. Probably a pre '67 beatle. Great thing:clap
Forum: Airheads 01-11-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,796
Posted By halflive
Indeed, that is good news.:clap

Indeed, that is good news.:clap
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By halflive
:stupid

:stupid
Forum: Airheads 11-29-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,822
Posted By halflive
Edit

Edit
Forum: Hacks 11-22-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,461
Posted By halflive
It is an Hercules wankel engine, rotary in...

It is an Hercules wankel engine, rotary in English

http://www.2ri.de/Images/Big/0/Hercules_Wankel_2000_1974.jpg
Forum: Hacks 11-15-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,336
Posted By halflive
Judging by the front mudguard, I would say it is...

Judging by the front mudguard, I would say it is a Dnepr. The square valve covers tell me it is a late model. An expert would know year and model.
Forum: Hacks 11-15-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7,377
Views: 2,740,717
Posted By halflive
The steering wheel gives more, or les toe in. It...

The steering wheel gives more, or les toe in. It eases the steering. Never seen them in real life, I only know them from classic magazines.
Forum: Hacks 11-11-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,223
Posted By halflive
The model is ugly, put it in de brand!

The model is ugly, put it in de brand!
Forum: Hacks 11-03-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7,377
Views: 2,740,717
Posted By halflive
Gratuliere Hans, nice solid bike.

Gratuliere Hans, nice solid bike.
Forum: Hacks 10-23-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,697
Posted By halflive
Thanks for the subframe pics. It is all clear to...

Thanks for the subframe pics. It is all clear to me now:clap
Forum: Hacks 10-11-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,697
Posted By halflive
Thanks for posting the subframe photo's.:freaky ...

Thanks for posting the subframe photo's.:freaky

I Tool the liberty to pull your Polish conversation through Google translate


" I like to me your solution , I joined my BMW 1150 GS in a more...
Forum: Hacks 10-08-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,697
Posted By halflive
Have you got more pictures of the subframe? I...

Have you got more pictures of the subframe? I love the massive tubes, but i'm interested how it is connected to the engine.
Forum: Hacks 10-08-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,697
Posted By halflive
Nice rig. You are a proper constructor. It is...

Nice rig. You are a proper constructor. It is clear not all Polish people are fruit pickers.:rofl
Can you still adjust toe in and lean? The rear mounting does not seem very adjustable?
Forum: Airheads 10-04-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,373
Posted By halflive
The blue ones are much more decent. The large...

The blue ones are much more decent. The large yellow ones came in '79. The modern yellow plates have a good size, but are not halve as distinguished as the proper embossed blue ones.
I think it is...
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,884
Views: 699,072
Posted By halflive
The Czech republic has everything you can wish...

The Czech republic has everything you can wish for. And above all, there are living some smart technicians. I could live there very well. It is not a decaying socialist state. It is a blooming,...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,965
Posted By halflive
BMW put in a massive top tube, just like an Egli...

BMW put in a massive top tube, just like an Egli frame. And where a Norton engine with its plates does not add any stiffness to the frame the BMW engine bolts will hold the bottom rails firmly...
Forum: Hacks 09-11-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,233
Posted By halflive
It looks like an EML frame. The square tubing...

It looks like an EML frame. The square tubing with mounting points for silent blocks. The four bolts fixture for the struts.
The drum brake is not EML.
Forum: Hacks 08-19-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,593
Posted By halflive
It is an EML GT2e sidecar, no doubt. The leding...

It is an EML GT2e sidecar, no doubt.
The leding link could be EML also, but the mounting of the calipers looks more like EZS. Both are from the Netherlands, Neither from "Holland"...
Forum: Hacks 08-17-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 60,487
Posted By halflive
Just noticed my own R100 was not in the list. I...

Just noticed my own R100 was not in the list. I build it about 2 years ago as a winter hack, to play around in the snow.

http://halflive.hostei.com/halflive/Dnepr%20bak/span3.JPG

But I hardly...
Forum: Hacks 08-15-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,738
Posted By halflive
It sounds about right for a sidecar attached to a...

It sounds about right for a sidecar attached to a solo bike.
A swing arm will help you with the steering and proper springs all around will stop the diving in corners.
If you attach the tub to an...
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