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Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
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, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 856
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, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 2,639,001
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, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
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, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 2,639,001
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, 01:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,703
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, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4,657
Views: 750,675
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, 01:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,464
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, 12:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,808
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, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
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, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 2,639,001
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, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,183
Posted By halflive
Indeed, that is good news.:clap

Indeed, that is good news.:clap
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By halflive
:stupid

:stupid
Forum: Airheads 11-29-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,853
Posted By halflive
Edit

Edit
Forum: Hacks 11-22-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,244
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, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,255
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, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 2,639,001
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, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,170
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, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 2,639,001
Posted By halflive
Gratuliere Hans, nice solid bike.

Gratuliere Hans, nice solid bike.
Forum: Hacks 10-23-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,935
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, 11:59 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,935
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, 02:14 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,935
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, 08:40 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,935
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, 02:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,143
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, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 684,461
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, 01:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,481
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, 11:08 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,814
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, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,514
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, 01:27 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 58,950
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, 03:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,438
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...
Forum: Hacks 08-12-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,298
Posted By halflive
The gearbox of a BFG is Moto Guzzi. The clutch...

The gearbox of a BFG is Moto Guzzi. The clutch cable does not seem a great problem to me.
Forum: Hacks 08-11-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,108
Posted By halflive
20.000Km apart, but the lessons are the same...

20.000Km apart, but the lessons are the same :freaky
Forum: Hacks 08-08-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,814
Posted By halflive
You have the spokes of the sidecarwheel inside...

You have the spokes of the sidecarwheel inside out.
You can use the GW fork for your project. The legs are slightly thinner than the K You need to cut and narrow the fork. And with some fillers the...
Forum: Hacks 07-17-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 2,639,001
Posted By halflive
Pity, that’s exactly wat I had in mind. Gathering...

Pity, that’s exactly wat I had in mind. Gathering as much information and different ideas before I start my own build. And probably forgetting to take pictures and raising a thread:cry
Forum: Hacks 07-13-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 2,639,001
Posted By halflive
Do you have a build thread?

Do you have a build thread?
Forum: Hacks 07-11-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 2,639,001
Posted By halflive
Enigma is not just a nickname, it is a brand, his...

Enigma is not just a nickname, it is a brand, his own brand.

https://www.facebook.com/Enigma.Zijspannen (https://www.facebook.com/Enigma.Zijspannen)

http://www.ezto.nl/ (http://www.ezto.nl/)
Forum: Hacks 07-02-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,182
Posted By halflive
You need a subframe. Look for pictures of a...

You need a subframe. Look for pictures of a Peikert, or Bauhs subframe.

http://halflive.hostei.com/halflive/Dnepr%20bak/subframes/subframes.html
...
Forum: Hacks 06-25-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,926
Posted By halflive
Glad to be helpfull. Please, if you encounter...

Glad to be helpfull.
Please, if you encounter any special problems or find nice solutions, mail me the pictures, and the solution. Ill put it on the site to make a build database.
Forum: Hacks 06-22-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,926
Posted By halflive
Go for it! :clap A CX is a very nice reliable...

Go for it! :clap
A CX is a very nice reliable tug, and cheap to run.
They also make good sidecar pullers. The subframe you posted is a pretty complicated version, it can be done much simpler, the...
Forum: Hacks 06-16-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,574
Posted By halflive
Nice, but the ANWB never used BMW sidecars. They...

Nice, but the ANWB never used BMW sidecars. They used HD liberators, and later BSA M21 with sidecar. This is probably a German ADAC sidecar with some rebranding.
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