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Forum: Hacks 04-16-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By DavePave
That came out very nice. You do good work !!!!!

That came out very nice. You do good work !!!!!
Forum: Hacks 04-09-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,138
Posted By DavePave
Buy this.....

https://miami.craigslist.org/brw/mcy/4946306035.html

If you're still looking into this ....... Buy this one and sell it when you return for about $10K. This one is well under market value @ $7500....
Forum: Hacks 04-04-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,660
Posted By DavePave
DR Hack

I see you opted for the DR, but have you found a car yet?

Just wondering how it's going?

I am late getting to this thread, but I still have my DR hack and enjoy it immensely. Not as...
Forum: Hacks 02-25-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4,917
Views: 799,903
Posted By DavePave
One of my first posts on this site was to a guy...

One of my first posts on this site was to a guy that had one of those and made a great, long trip pulling that trailer with a TW200 through the Northwest & mid-West. Great guy Macadam Drifter. An...
Forum: Hacks 02-17-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7,341
Views: 2,724,937
Posted By DavePave
I would just prefer the Walmart sidecar over that...

I would just prefer the Walmart sidecar over that no name crap. I know I hear it all the time from my wife "I have expensive taste." :huh

:lol3
Forum: Hacks 12-19-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 21,519
Posted By DavePave
:rofl:lol3

:rofl:lol3
Forum: Hacks 11-26-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 571,780
Posted By DavePave
Thumb Chuck Magnet

I thought about that since last night and have concluded that he meant "Chuck (Norris) Magnet," Meaning Ural's are the manliest vehicle on earth.
Forum: Hacks 11-25-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 571,780
Posted By DavePave
All the other techie stuff aside....... I...

All the other techie stuff aside.......

I thought it was ineresting that he said it was a "Chuck Magnet." ( Freudian slip ????? ).

Now I've had to think about that in more modern terms...
Forum: Hacks 11-25-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4,917
Views: 799,903
Posted By DavePave
Are you giving up on hacks or just that one? ...

Are you giving up on hacks or just that one?

Apologies for bring nosey, just curious........

Inquiring minds neeeeeed to know. :lol3 :1drink
Forum: Hacks 11-25-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7,341
Views: 2,724,937
Posted By DavePave
1cd

Does anyone make a 2CD - i.e. Two caterpillar drive ? :lol3

I mean - with all the hubbub about 2wd vs. 1wd sidecars ......

What good is 1CD ? :huh
Forum: Hacks 11-22-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,183
Posted By DavePave
In the good old VW days (1970's) there was a...

In the good old VW days (1970's) there was a product called Rapid Cool. Made for the air cooled VW's to replace the oil filter (screen) with a spin-on Fram filter and a cooler. I bet they still...
Forum: Hacks 11-20-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,822
Posted By DavePave
I am with Claude on this ...... Make your own...

I am with Claude on this ...... Make your own decisions and take your chances. :deal

I ALWAYS wear a full face helmet and good boots. In the humid Florida summer I often wear shorts and a thin...
Forum: Hacks 11-20-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 21,519
Posted By DavePave
For myself..... I purchased a used sidecar to...

For myself..... I purchased a used sidecar to mate up to my DR650 - a bike I already owned.

As I learned to connect the two together and had to do and re-do the alignment to perfect it, I also...
Forum: Hacks 11-12-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By DavePave
....... And that's just those that died in WW I...

....... And that's just those that died in WW I according to one source I read ..... Makes you wonder how many others made the sacrifice in the other European conflicts over the centuries.
Forum: Hacks 11-12-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By DavePave
Me too. It's nice things have changed for the...

Me too. It's nice things have changed for the better.
Forum: Hacks 11-12-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,061
Posted By DavePave
Nice trip. I need to do the same. How are...

Nice trip. I need to do the same.

How are you liking the triumph /sputnik rig so far?
Forum: Hacks 11-12-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By DavePave
It wasn't just the guys that served in Southeast...

It wasn't just the guys that served in Southeast Asia that got spit on. I was going through the San Diego airport in '72 and got spit on and called a baby killer by a woman that had to be in her 60's...
Forum: Hacks 11-11-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7,341
Views: 2,724,937
Posted By DavePave
Royal

According this website it might be a Royal sidecar; http://www.beemergarage.com/photos20.html

Very nice too !!!!!

I am not sure though if "Royal" is short for Royal Enfield.
Forum: Hacks 11-09-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 18,014
Posted By DavePave
Progress report? ????????? :ear

Progress report? ????????? :ear
Forum: Hacks 11-01-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7,341
Views: 2,724,937
Posted By DavePave
Looks like a Honda .....

Goldwing engine to me.....

Here's a Diesel Ural: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBjpckJugec

There are also VW variants: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7d4nP_ysfQ
Forum: Hacks 10-30-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,197
Posted By DavePave
The Bingham (as I understand it) is basically a...

The Bingham (as I understand it) is basically a Velorex 560 body with a larger, stiffer frame and no suspension.

So, it should be the same as a Velorex (for weight) maybe a stronger frame.
Forum: Hacks 10-22-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7,341
Views: 2,724,937
Posted By DavePave
Put it all back together and see what she does. ...

Put it all back together and see what she does. Fix the things she doesn't do so well.

Or, call the previous owner and ask why he tore it all apart.....

Oh, and have a cool beverage or...
Forum: Hacks 10-15-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,717
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: 790
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: 4,917
Views: 799,903
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: 4,917
Views: 799,903
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: 1,292
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: 3,129
Views: 571,780
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: 2,945
Posted By DavePave
What ??????????????

No ride report??????????????? :huh
Forum: Hacks 08-27-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 775
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: 4,917
Views: 799,903
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: 5,387
Posted By DavePave
nice car ......

Have you picked a bike yet?
Forum: Hacks 08-24-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,805
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: 2,615
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: 1,759
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: 1,759
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: 2,615
Posted By DavePave
New title

How about non-BMW airheads ???? :lol3
Forum: Hacks 08-17-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,759
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: 1,759
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: 65
Views: 7,573
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
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