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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By agent of orange
accel universal plug wires

hey guys picked up a super fire coil to put on my 83 virago but need to make up plug wires for it.
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Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 07:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
well got a child seat for free to mount into the...

well got a child seat for free to mount into the sidecar. good till the little one is quite big as it acts as a booster also. unfortunately the family car needs a wheel bearing and also a ball joint...
Forum: Hacks 09-12-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
Had the bike sans car into the shop for a mvi....

Had the bike sans car into the shop for a mvi. Ended up having to replace the brake line as was after 30 years it just wasn't holding up to the pressure any more. Luckilyi had a braided long the...
Forum: Hacks 09-11-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
well i changed the fork oil, final drive oil and...

well i changed the fork oil, final drive oil and added a couple washers to get a bit more preload on the front springs so the thing doesn't sag so much. was going to try and get it inspected today...
Forum: Hacks 09-10-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
I looked at the 535 triple tree and the forks are...

I looked at the 535 triple tree and the forks are farther ahead of the stem then the 750 but it looms like the forks are angled through the triple. The forks are like 2 inches from the stem at the...
Forum: Hacks 09-08-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
with the quest to reduce trail some so i may...

with the quest to reduce trail some so i may lengthen the rear shock a little to reduce the rake angle
Forum: Hacks 09-04-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
Been looking at the front and and I have yz250...

Been looking at the front and and I have yz250 front end that with a bearing change would slip right in. Would a yz 250 front wheel be able to handle the steering forces of a hack? I also thought of...
Forum: Hacks 09-03-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
Last night when moving the bike 10 feet up the...

Last night when moving the bike 10 feet up the drive into the shed she got to sit in for a ride. Boy was she excited! And tonight we picked up a gpsmap 60 for her to navigate with. We have had some...
Forum: Hacks 09-02-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
well today she sat at DMV to finally get the bike...

well today she sat at DMV to finally get the bike registered and a plated. The bike is now legal for the street, just need to get it to a shop and get an inspection done. Last 2 mechanical things is...
Forum: Hacks 09-01-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/trenttcart...

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/trenttcarter/IMG_20140829_194119.jpg (http://s284.photobucket.com/user/trenttcarter/media/IMG_20140829_194119.jpg.html)

she didnt like the virago stock bars...
Forum: Hacks 08-28-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
We had the lead at about 17% of the wheelbase. So...

We had the lead at about 17% of the wheelbase. So reading some she wanted to try the lead at 15 percent of the wheelbase to be middle ground of 10-20 percent. this did not produce a good result as...
Forum: Hacks 08-26-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
well we mounted up the sidecar yesterday setting...

well we mounted up the sidecar yesterday setting the lead,toe and lean up and today my wife took it up the street a few times. at first there was a lot low speed wobble. I hadn't checked the tire...
Forum: Hacks 08-25-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
well finished the subframe today and got a coat...

well finished the subframe today and got a coat of primer and paint on it.

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/trenttcarter/IMG_20140825_114123.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 08-24-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
well i have gotten to work on this project a bit...

well i have gotten to work on this project a bit more and am very close to having the subframe complete.

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/trenttcarter/IMG_20140822_125324-1.jpg...
Forum: Canada 08-24-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,797
Posted By agent of orange
Christian messaged my wife mid day to tell us he...

Christian messaged my wife mid day to tell us he made it home to his family ok. And yes the shipping was a maze of partial and or incorrect information. It seems that in the first world there is...
Forum: Canada 08-22-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,797
Posted By agent of orange
well it has been a long time coming but almost 2...

well it has been a long time coming but almost 2 weeks later Christian will be flying back to switzerland and his bike has already flown there. There was much confusion and miss information on the...
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,797
Posted By agent of orange
managed to get threw on the phone to the auto...

managed to get threw on the phone to the auto port and the lady gave me the names of 2 places to contact.
colley motorships and wallenius.

i was able to talk to colley motorship at their...
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,797
Posted By agent of orange
by sea but I am having issues with finding roro...

by sea but I am having issues with finding roro here all the freight forwarding companies are only quoting LCL and that requires the bike to be shipped back to montreal.
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,797
Posted By agent of orange
He arrived at my place just outside of halifax...

He arrived at my place just outside of halifax sunday after leaving pei, he camped in my yard as I was on pei till monday evening. Since then we have took a day ride to peggy's cove and the swiss air...
Forum: Canada 08-08-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,797
Posted By agent of orange
seen this posted on local forum so followed the...

seen this posted on local forum so followed the link and sent an email to rberc(at)gmail.com. I am in in halifax and my wife is swiss so both may enjoy the some conversation.
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 62,010
Posted By agent of orange
amazing trails to go out on the quads with....

amazing trails to go out on the quads with. alberta is pretty nice province well besides the tar sands.
Forum: Hacks 07-07-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
Mike thankyou for the reply. How do you find the...

Mike thankyou for the reply. How do you find the virago for a tug? It has been a slow build for me as I have been replacing the carpet in the house and need to replace the siding to. The wife thinks...
Forum: Hacks 06-30-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
Wow about a hundred views since i posted the...

Wow about a hundred views since i posted the pictures of what I built so far.. My wife thinks your all to smart to disagree with her. Guess some of you been married longer than us and know better not...
Forum: Hacks 06-27-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
the little passenger ...

the little passenger

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/trenttcarter/IMG_20140503_191233.jpg (http://s284.photobucket.com/user/trenttcarter/media/IMG_20140503_191233.jpg.html)

and a helper...
Forum: Hacks 06-27-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
hey guys been a while since i updated. but since...

hey guys been a while since i updated. but since my last post i have replaced the bearing and purchased a torsion spring for a vw and made new springs. only 2 where not broken on the originals. now i...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-10-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,747
Posted By agent of orange
hope the hand heals up quickly but the west coast...

hope the hand heals up quickly but the west coast has a longer riding season then us in the east. Funny thing i crushed the tip of my finger breaking the tip off and lacerating the finger tip 80...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-10-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,747
Posted By agent of orange
great pics. I rode a rented bmw up to pemberton...

great pics. I rode a rented bmw up to pemberton and back last spring. I would of loved to to the full loop.
Forum: Hacks 05-13-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
https://www2.cip1.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCo...

https://www2.cip1.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=VWC-131-411-107-A

would this be the vintage of torsion leafs one would need to get to make springs for the friendship??
Forum: Hacks 05-07-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
Thanks for the offer.I ordered up the bearing and...

Thanks for the offer.I ordered up the bearing and race. And I am going to talk to some guys in the local aircooled group see if anyone has any spare parts local. Plus I know where there is a beetle...
Forum: Hacks 05-06-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
today i decided it be best to pull the torsion...

today i decided it be best to pull the torsion springs and inspect them before i order the bearing kit. turns out 3 out of 5 are broken. will have to get this sorted.
Forum: Hacks 05-05-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/trenttcart...

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/trenttcarter/viragosidecarmounts0061-1.jpg (http://s284.photobucket.com/user/trenttcarter/media/viragosidecarmounts0061-1.jpg.html)
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Forum: Hacks 05-04-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,583
Posted By agent of orange
Great!

Great!
Forum: Hacks 05-04-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
That is the plan. I found pictures of a front...

That is the plan. I found pictures of a front subframe that was made for a virago that I will copy. Will post it up after the Marcus show aka motogp
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By agent of orange
82 virago 750 set up for a friendship 1

So I have finally cleaned the bikes out of the shed and hopefully the extras that get jammed in my shed over the winter will dissapear from the driveway soon but it have begun looking at mounting...
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,583
Posted By agent of orange
thanks for the reply i have been busy with family...

thanks for the reply i have been busy with family and bathroom renos. but i will post up locally on the forums for my area as there has to be some other hack pilots out there in nova scotia lol.
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,583
Posted By agent of orange
nova scotia canada.. sorry guys for the tardy...

nova scotia canada.. sorry guys for the tardy reply. i am with td for my dakar but when i was getting a quote for the virago i asked about if a sidecar is attached. the one on the phone maybe was...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,583
Posted By agent of orange
insurance and sidecars

hey guys getting ready to mount up the california friendship 1 to my old virago and asked my insurance about sidecar and all they asked was the bike altered or modified. i was like no it has not but...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By agent of orange
f650 dual spark O2 sensor logic

hey guys posting up to see if anyone knows how the bmc controls the heater element for the o2 sensor. I am installing an Xied from nightrider and the unit gets it power from the heater circuit in the...
Forum: EMEA 03-25-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,399
Posted By agent of orange
that is an awesome coat!! and yes some of the...

that is an awesome coat!! and yes some of the gear that is marketed to woman is just a bit to pink and flowered.
Forum: Hacks 03-13-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By agent of orange
ya i have been looking at the torsion springs and...

ya i have been looking at the torsion springs and such online. with a little one eventually going in the car we will be giving it a good go over and spending extra time riding with a bag of potatoes...
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