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Forum: Hacks 09-16-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,656
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, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
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, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
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, 11:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,656
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, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 307,143
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, 06:43 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 56,667
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, 06:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,405
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, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
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, 09:29 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,794
Posted By DJ1
SB, love the report! Great pics!

SB, love the report! Great pics!
Forum: Hacks 06-26-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 56,667
Posted By DJ1
Beautiful!:clap:clap:clap

Beautiful!:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Hacks 06-22-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 56,667
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, 07:01 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 30,045
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, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,891
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, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
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, 07:04 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 25,099
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, 03:16 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 25,099
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 06-06-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 25,099
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, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6,439
Views: 2,374,437
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, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 783
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, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,567
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, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
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, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
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, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
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, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
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, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,567
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, 07:57 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 25,099
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...
Forum: Hacks 05-24-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,871
Posted By DJ1
Love the seat! Love the build, my first rig is a...

Love the seat! Love the build, my first rig is a Velorex on a rigid hot rod chopper, absolute kick in the ass to tear around on!:D

If you have a lathe or access to one you can make a flare die...
Forum: Hacks 05-24-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,932
Posted By DJ1
Looks great!:clap You have a great...

Looks great!:clap

You have a great consultant, Claude gave me some great info when I put my first rig together and great info and advise on the my project hack.

Looking forward to this coming...
Forum: Hacks 05-05-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 23,687
Posted By DJ1
Thumb Not sure even what to say Clancy, maybe I should...

Not sure even what to say Clancy, maybe I should go out and take a hammer to my heap of a build!

Outstanding work all the way around:clap
Forum: Hacks 04-29-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,917
Posted By DJ1
I've been absent and busy so my reply is a little...

I've been absent and busy so my reply is a little tardy. I have always called them SAE plugs too but not everyone is familiar with that designation. Its a good idea to put a wrap of tape around...
Forum: Hacks 04-29-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By DJ1
You have a few options..

It really depends on what you want to run for a tire and how much work you are willing to do or pay for.

The easiest would be to get a rear HD spoke hub, a 15" car rim, Boxer Metal has them...
Forum: Hacks 04-23-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,917
Posted By DJ1
I think I'm going to use a molded trailer...

I think I'm going to use a molded trailer connector, you can get them in up to 8 wires.
http://www.wiringproducts.com/molded-connectors
I've used this company for several years, they have always...
Forum: Hacks 04-14-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,472
Posted By DJ1
Convert it to chain and be done with it. I...

Convert it to chain and be done with it. I punched a belt in Montana years ago, It wasn't enough to have to change so I ran it home, since then I have converted all of ours and several for our...
Forum: Hacks 04-10-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 25,099
Posted By DJ1
You both are to kind, I've read and studied your...

You both are to kind, I've read and studied your site John and used your builds Clancy for inspiration for my build. Thank you both:clap
Forum: Hacks 04-08-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 25,099
Posted By DJ1
Its an Ultra brand 15" X 4" wheel, has a 5 X...

Its an Ultra brand 15" X 4" wheel, has a 5 X 4.5" bolt pattern, 1 3/4" backspace, -19mm offset and a 83mm bore.

http://www.jegs.com/i/Ultra-Wheel/605/061-5465K/10002/-1?parentProductId=1589569
...
Forum: Hacks 04-08-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 25,099
Posted By DJ1
Little by little, parts keep showing up at the...

Little by little, parts keep showing up at the door!:D Yesterday it was rubber donuts that fit the rims that showed up last week.

This tread should do most everything I want, if not I'll just...
Forum: Hacks 04-07-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,020
Posted By DJ1
YES!!!!! Great start John! I recognize...

YES!!!!!
Great start John!

I recognize that swingarm.:evil
Forum: Hacks 04-06-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,975
Posted By DJ1
I think I'm safe, there's no oil on my final...

I think I'm safe, there's no oil on my final drive...... :hide
Forum: Hacks 04-06-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 25,099
Posted By DJ1
Sorry for the late answer Dave. No I'm not...

Sorry for the late answer Dave.

No I'm not a partner but its a very good place to work, almost like owning my own rig. As to why I don't work in a shop full time, two things for the most part....
Forum: Hacks 04-06-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 25,099
Posted By DJ1
A small update..

Not much to say other than I am in deep skunkworks territory!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v221/ddnw2000/OL%20sidecar%20build/IMG_20140402_185936800x600.jpg

Brake clearance on the car,...
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