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Forum: Hacks 03-13-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,023
Posted By smith8833
Wheels

Which is better for a tug rear tire? Cast wheel or spoked!

Not talking looks/preference! Talking durability/strenght!

Planning on using a car tire so I will have to seal the spokes but which...
Forum: Hacks 03-13-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 54,818
Posted By smith8833
35th USCA National Rally

June 20-23 2013, In Mountain View, Arkansas
http://sidecar.com/rally.asp :clap:clap
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,657
Posted By smith8833
scala

We had the motocom and had several problems with the fine wires breaking! It works well and the sound is good!

We switched to the Scala rider and love it! Found a good deal on ebay!

Our...
Forum: Hacks 01-15-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,165
Posted By smith8833
Dyna

Resurrect your old post just because the bike is very cool and to ask about the Dyna!
Were on a sportster rig and thinking about moving up to the Dyna! How is it doing power/weight wise?
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 97,332
Posted By smith8833
More info on that decathlon chair please!!?!?!?!

More info on that decathlon chair please!!?!?!?!
Forum: Hacks 08-09-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,208
Posted By smith8833
Check out this web site ...

Check out this web site http://mcdarksiders.forumotion.com/

I run this tire on a 16 harley cast rim as the pusher tire, running great!
...
Forum: Hacks 07-10-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,228
Posted By smith8833
more info!! more info!!!:clap:clap:clap

more info!! more info!!!:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,697
Posted By smith8833
We really like Rand McNally, they have LARGE...

We really like Rand McNally, they have LARGE print maps! Makes it easier to see quickly and detail is pretty good! Becausse we still don't us electronic mapping www.randmcnally.com...
Forum: Hacks 04-11-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,145
Posted By smith8833
front susspesion

What is the front end???? More info please!!!:ear
Forum: Hacks 03-02-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,583
Posted By smith8833
2008 ural

2008 Patrol for sale in Arkansas!!

Havent even listed it yet!

Little farther than you wanted though!
Forum: Hacks 12-21-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,780
Posted By smith8833
The trailers for solo bikes are pretty narrow!...

The trailers for solo bikes are pretty narrow! The guys I have read about with the HF trailers cut them down narrower!
Can a trailer for sidecar rigs be wider?
What are the HF trailers posted on...
Forum: Hacks 12-10-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,905
Posted By smith8833
The best looking Goldwing rig out there!:wink:

The best looking Goldwing rig out there!:wink:
Forum: Hacks 12-10-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,772
Posted By smith8833
Looks great!! Wish I would have thought of the XR...

Looks great!! Wish I would have thought of the XR when I built my Sportster rig! Harley's are old school tech but they sure have the grunt(hog) for a sidecar!!!
Forum: Hacks 11-30-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,801
Posted By smith8833
Ballast didn't help us!! Or we were ballasted,...

Ballast didn't help us!! Or we were ballasted, wife and normal gear on board!!:evil

Not to hijack your thread...
Right hand normal turn, tire hit a HUGE hole and bounced up into the air, Threw...
Forum: Hacks 11-20-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,969
Posted By smith8833
Don't know about a hack but I have seen pictures...

Don't know about a hack but I have seen pictures of them turned into hotrods. Will see if I can find the old pics!
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 213,431
Posted By smith8833
Guitar, maybe this http://www.travelerguitar.com/...

Guitar, maybe this http://www.travelerguitar.com/

Be safe!!
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 213,431
Posted By smith8833
mightymatt, Just read through your blog Sunday...

mightymatt,
Just read through your blog Sunday and found this post today, FANTASTIC:clap!!!
So sorry for your loss!! I am however, glade you are able to honor him in this way!!!

If you ever...
Forum: Hacks 10-21-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,980
Posted By smith8833
Great looking rig!!! Where's the solo seat...

Great looking rig!!! Where's the solo seat from??? Like the higher back!
Forum: Hacks 09-28-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,568
Posted By smith8833
The funny thing is after watching your build and...

The funny thing is after watching your build and you already figuring out the gearing and mods needed. I was thinking of a Strom for my next tug! :wink:
Forum: Hacks 09-28-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,568
Posted By smith8833
Our sportster is a 2007 1200 EFI it pulls a heavy...

Our sportster is a 2007 1200 EFI it pulls a heavy aluminum tug from Claude with two, fully loaded with no problem! It is on Claudes site in the gallery, look for the white harley. You can see the sub...
Forum: Hacks 09-08-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By smith8833
Good to hear! Got an email out to him but haven't...

Good to hear! Got an email out to him but haven't heard back!
Forum: Hacks 09-08-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By smith8833
flooding

With all the flooding in the NE anyone heard from Claude and Stanley Motorsports?

You OK up there Claude?
Forum: Hacks 09-05-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,663
Posted By smith8833
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=72...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=721891

Mulewright is talking what might be the same thing!!???
Forum: Hacks 08-15-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,659
Posted By smith8833
Monkey should lean with you!!! Good monkey......

Monkey should lean with you!!! Good monkey... good monkey!! My wife the Navigator always leans with me and we have alot of fun (already replaced the rear bearings once:evil)
On our first twisty road...
Forum: Hacks 07-13-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,959
Posted By smith8833
Run!:clap:clap do not walk to Claudes! This is a...

Run!:clap:clap do not walk to Claudes! This is a great offer and a better resource!

I started on a Ural after not riding for 20+ years, but with a little guidence, two days of following another...
Forum: Hacks 07-11-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,091
Posted By smith8833
Aluminum! Just like the one you made for us! An...

Aluminum! Just like the one you made for us! An aluminum body with a steel frame under it is a great combination!
Forum: Hacks 07-09-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,954
Posted By smith8833
Almost any bike over 1000cc can be hacked ( yes!...

Almost any bike over 1000cc can be hacked ( yes! yes! there are a lot under to but he said 70+mph).
Look at the pic section you will see all kinds.
You have a BMW so do another one.
The V-strom...
Forum: Americas 07-03-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,430
Posted By smith8833
free

Lived in the Albq area for 20+ years! Just get a map of the (BLM) Bureau of Land Managment. These lands are public and are open for use IE...camping hiking. Most of the national forest in the state...
Forum: Hacks 06-18-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,269
Posted By smith8833
Karma

Thanks for trimming the "STUFF"
I don't know Ara, have never met him, have only been to his site to see who he is.
He has always been helpful in his posts and lives the way he wants and still has...
Forum: Hacks 06-15-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,552
Posted By smith8833
cover

We use a X-large cruiser cover for both the Ural and the Harey rigs. I believe it was aimed at the goldwing size bikes. Got it cheap at walmart!
Forum: Hacks 06-15-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 24,597
Posted By smith8833
kids

We were invited on a ride this weekend to a kids with cancer camp, aprox. 30 bikes showed. All of the kids would wander through and stop at our Harley sidecar, it really broke the ice for most of...
Forum: Hacks 05-04-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,329
Posted By smith8833
Besides the normal "great rig" is hearing "She is...

Besides the normal "great rig" is hearing "She is actually wearing a dress!" as my wife steps out of her car!
Forum: Hacks 04-19-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,494
Posted By smith8833
The sportster does make a great tug for a rig. ...

The sportster does make a great tug for a rig.
Ours is a 2007 1200 with a Claude Stanley custom car. Fantastic rig plenty of power and VERY stable. The only complaint is ground clearence but like...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-29-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11,136
Views: 877,194
Posted By smith8833
notel

Thanks alot! Will take alook!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-29-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11,136
Views: 877,194
Posted By smith8833
mom & pop motels

Hey riders of the northwoods.
My wife and I will be in your area the end of july going to The Ford Museum. We are coming out of Arkansas so we will be on a Sportster with a sidecar.
Any how, we are...
Forum: Hacks 03-08-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,290
Posted By smith8833
Halfplate, I put heavy duty progressive...

Halfplate,
I put heavy duty progressive springs and 20w oil in the fronts forks of mine! It lifted the front minimumly, and it stoped bottoming out, big difference in ride for little money and half...
Forum: Hacks 03-04-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By smith8833
THANK YOU, Tarka!!!!!:clap

THANK YOU, Tarka!!!!!:clap
Forum: Hacks 03-04-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By smith8833
I want to replace stock with a longer front end....

I want to replace stock with a longer front end. Need to know where to start. Everything says to measure from the bottom of the top tree to the center of the axel. The pictures show the tire still on...
Forum: Hacks 03-03-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By smith8833
fork length

On telescoping forks due you measure then under weight or with the weight off?
Forum: Hacks 02-28-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 17,899
Posted By smith8833
cleatus, well done:clap:clap!!! What is the...

cleatus, well done:clap:clap!!!

What is the angle on your down tubes? If you put the down tubes vertical what is the angle of the old frok tubes?
Gotta do something with my rig and yours looks...
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