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Forum: Hacks 10-15-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,169
Posted By DavePave
I use both all the time, just habit. When...

I use both all the time, just habit.

When the roads are slick after a rain here in Florida, or when in soft sand off-road, I use the front gently, and the rear firmly. Other than that, I am on...
Forum: Hacks 10-05-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By DavePave
try this

It's an old link but has some contact info:
http://kentuckymotorcycleeducationandsafety.ky.gov/NR/rdonlyres/F8CF4684-882E-4396-907B-A7BF1BD18D5D/0/scTrikeRiderEdCourses.pdf

Another link;...
Forum: Hacks 10-01-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3,582
Views: 611,659
Posted By DavePave
The mounting is unquestionably - questionable :D ...

The mounting is unquestionably - questionable :D

Any suspension in there with that price tag? Doesn't appear to be one.

Obviously at least 200+ people bought something they knew nothing...
Forum: Hacks 09-30-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3,582
Views: 611,659
Posted By DavePave
Hmmmmmmmmmmm.....

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/mcy/4682618905.html

Interesting combo rig.....
Forum: Hacks 09-30-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 931
Posted By DavePave
Another item....

You can use is a thick rubber mud flap from a truck. Most truck stops and service places sell them for about 7 or 8 bucks. You can also use the scraps to fashion a mud flap of you own - if you need...
Forum: Hacks 09-24-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2,761
Views: 451,217
Posted By DavePave
Welcome ....

....to the Hacks section.

Most would agree these are very interesting machines. They are what they are, and they do seem to be getting better with every new model year.

Every bike has...
Forum: Hacks 09-12-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,282
Posted By DavePave
What ??????????????

No ride report??????????????? :huh
Forum: Hacks 08-27-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By DavePave
Not sure but

These guys might help.....

http://www.armycycles.com/special.aspx

http://www.sovietsteeds.com/

http://www.russiangarage.com/
Forum: Hacks 08-27-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3,582
Views: 611,659
Posted By DavePave
It just needs a Harley sticker on it. No...

It just needs a Harley sticker on it. No different than the beemer guys that put badges on their DMC, Dnepr or Ural sidecars - that makes it a beemer sidecar ......... :1drink
Forum: Hacks 08-24-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,246
Posted By DavePave
nice car ......

Have you picked a bike yet?
Forum: Hacks 08-24-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,157
Posted By DavePave
I park the way JustKip does; Back it in if...

I park the way JustKip does; Back it in if downhill, Pull in if up hill.... Flat doesn't matter you're pushing one way or the other.

That lane splitting doesn't seem right to me. I saw that...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,195
Posted By DavePave
Ural, CJ, excuse me - Non-BMW airhead

Bump......... :lol3



Why not just start a Ural thread(s).

One for 2WD, and one for 1WD.

I mean there are bike specific threads here. Several are many hundreds of pages long. And OMG are...
Forum: Hacks 08-18-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,418
Posted By DavePave
The alternator mod is ugly - but likely very...

The alternator mod is ugly - but likely very effective.

Water cooling the TEM is a good way to go. Several companies make appropriately sized units for PC processor chips. I've seen several...
Forum: Hacks 08-17-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,418
Posted By DavePave
Looks like your standard alternator is of the...

Looks like your standard alternator is of the 300W family...... It's bigger than mine... :rofl

You might consider this mod....
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,195
Posted By DavePave
New title

How about non-BMW airheads ???? :lol3
Forum: Hacks 08-17-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,418
Posted By DavePave
FR 700 That's a pretty good chart. Thanks. After...

FR 700 That's a pretty good chart. Thanks. After I wrote the previous question, I practiced my Google-Fu and found that most of the Coleman models were listed as needing 4.5. - 5.0 amps. Way too much...
Forum: Hacks 08-17-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,418
Posted By DavePave
How many amps does that thing require @ 12VDC ? ...

How many amps does that thing require @ 12VDC ?

I looked at a few on-line and none seem to list the power requirements.
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,492
Posted By DavePave
I don't often drink placebo, but when I do I...

I don't often drink placebo, but when I do I prefer Dihydrogen monoxide. :freaky

Other placebos are just as good. It's just a personal preference. :brow
Forum: Hacks 08-10-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,177
Posted By DavePave
Thumb Spoken like a real capitalist business man -...

Spoken like a real capitalist business man - welcome to America !!!!! :D

Unfortunately, you'll have to bride a few senators to get those sidecar reverse laws passed. :poser
Forum: Hacks 08-10-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,552
Posted By DavePave
On mine .....

I had no head shake at all. I used 20% of wheel base for sidecar wheel lead. In my case about 10" ... With about 1/4" lean out and 3/4" toe in. Which worked well.

Then for some stupid reason I...
Forum: Hacks 08-05-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,490
Posted By DavePave
Thanks DB

NOT an HD fan either. I think all bikes are fun. But I really like the sportster ride and look. I had an Evo 883 that was awesome. Smooth. I never forgot the experience though.

Someday...
Forum: Hacks 08-05-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,177
Posted By DavePave
I'll ....

Put in a bid for the Southeastern distribution rights. If I build that out of Cypress or Red Oak would that violate your patent? :1drink

On a serious note: I push mine into the garage backwards,...
Forum: Hacks 08-03-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,490
Posted By DavePave
Db .....

Is that yours ??? Is that a gnarly car tire on the back?

Very cool !!!
Forum: Hacks 08-03-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,853
Posted By DavePave
Thanks for the reply

I was thinking something like that.

Much more and the bike would be wild in the highway corners, much lower and you'd be hitting bottom on some of the rougher or washed out gravel and dirt...
Forum: Hacks 08-02-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,246
Posted By DavePave
Awesome

>>> Looking forward to it.
Forum: Hacks 08-02-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,853
Posted By DavePave
Claude

What would you say is the average GC for one of your Adventure sidecars ?????
Forum: Hacks 08-01-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,246
Posted By DavePave
Proper enough

Excellent!!! Read it through - In a word - Awesome!!!!

Some day, hopefully I'll do the same .........

As far as bolts backing out ... the use of castellated nuts with cotter...
Forum: Hacks 08-01-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,490
Posted By DavePave
Thumb Do the Sporty !!!!!!

My dream bike would be a dualsportster style hack, with something like a Sputnik sidecar.

Sporty 1200 with a LL front end, extended & widened swing arm, raised rear - good (9-10") ground...
Forum: Hacks 08-01-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,246
Posted By DavePave
Strong - Did you do up a proper ride report? ...

Strong - Did you do up a proper ride report? Looks like you had a great time. Beautiful but desolate part of the country.


Ivantheterrible - Any updates on your directions or progress?
Forum: Hacks 07-31-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,041
Posted By DavePave
Drone ...............

Chime in........ I feel your input is needed...... especially on this thread. :rofl

Updates on your status ?????? Pictures ????????????????
Forum: Hacks 07-31-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,853
Posted By DavePave
10" is about right

... for my rig, yours may be different. I would take some things into consideration. Dirt roads that wash out? Just gravel roads? Do they, will they wash out? When your wife isn't around might you...
Forum: Hacks 07-09-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,107
Posted By DavePave
Gas can

I am not trying to be negative ..... I am just not sure it's best to have that fuel inside of the sealed trunk. Might be best outside - so it can breathe when necessary....

Beautiful bike and...
Forum: Hacks 07-09-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,246
Posted By DavePave
Personally, I like some of the Australian builds...

Personally, I like some of the Australian builds I've seen on this site. While not the American ideal of beauty, they appear strong and very functional at carrying needed equipment into the bush for...
Forum: Hacks 07-08-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,246
Posted By DavePave
Additional input

There are many good used sidecars. For Dual sport, I think there are a few good standouts, though some may be hard to locate in a short time span.

The Sputniks are seem to be good choices, as are...
Forum: Hacks 07-08-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,509
Posted By DavePave
Steam .....

is the way to go.....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t93QlgBu4Is (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t93QlgBu4Is)

With a sidecar to carry additional fuel and water - the sky is the limit. ...
Forum: Hacks 07-07-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,246
Posted By DavePave
http://www.adhuntr.com/ (http://www.adhuntr.com/)...

http://www.adhuntr.com/ (http://www.adhuntr.com/)

http://www.statewidelist.com/ (http://www.statewidelist.com/)

http://www.sidecar.com/mbbs22/forums/forum-view.asp?fid=7...
Forum: Hacks 07-03-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,246
Posted By DavePave
ditto...

ditto...
Forum: Hacks 07-03-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,246
Posted By DavePave
My 2 cents

I would strongly consider that your wife should also learn to ride. I don't believe a moderately sized rig would be difficult to handle, and she would enjoy the trip more. DMC's website shows a...
Forum: Hacks 06-16-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,966
Posted By DavePave
Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :d
Forum: Hacks 06-16-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By DavePave
one other item....

All good posts above....

If, you do decide to run two batteries, make sure they are electrically separated (diodes or switches) to a degree (meaning not in true parallel). Often when one battery...
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