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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,823
Views: 652,351
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, 12:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,081
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, 10:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,340
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, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
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, 12:27 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 53,861
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, 02:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,303
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, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,062
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, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,564
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, 02:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,340
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, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6,485
Views: 2,394,048
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, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6,485
Views: 2,394,048
Posted By halflive
Do you have a build thread?

Do you have a build thread?
Forum: Hacks 07-11-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6,485
Views: 2,394,048
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, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 845
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, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,488
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, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,488
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, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,314
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.
Forum: Hacks 05-27-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6,485
Views: 2,394,048
Posted By halflive
Great looker, but it will pull te the right like...

Great looker, but it will pull te the right like hell!!
Assuming it hasn't got a steering sidecar wheel.
Forum: Hacks 05-22-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6,485
Views: 2,394,048
Posted By halflive
Yes, we had fun. Hellraiser was cute and his...

Yes, we had fun.
Hellraiser was cute and his daughter also.:freaky
Forum: Hacks 05-19-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,185
Posted By halflive
That's my guess too. I think someone "fixed" the...

That's my guess too. I think someone "fixed" the frame number to increase the value.
Forum: Hacks 05-12-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By halflive
Fit them, you will not recognize your combo...

Fit them, you will not recognize your combo again. easy steering, no twisted forks and no leaking fork seals:clap
Forum: Hacks 04-14-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,086
Posted By halflive
I just think they are ancient. You soon have to...

I just think they are ancient. You soon have to search for parts outside the Honda dealerships. Searching bone yards, buying pads NOS for top Dollar. The stopping efficiency will be around ATE specs,...
Forum: Hacks 04-09-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,086
Posted By halflive
The brake pump is an original part for a post '81...

The brake pump is an original part for a post '81 BMW. It is a comon upgrade for the cable operated under tank pump for the ATE swinging calipers.
I'm not sure when the single throttle cables...
Forum: Hacks 02-18-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,677
Posted By halflive
You can spin the drum down on a lathe and fit an...

You can spin the drum down on a lathe and fit an adapter plate to it. Just as easy.
I personally would search a spare wheel from a breaker, just in case. It has been done before, but not by me.
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,089
Posted By halflive
Earle fork is R27. The engine should be rubber...

Earle fork is R27.
The engine should be rubber mounted.
The clamps on the rear carrier are a standard fitting for pannier cases. It is a great find, for use on minor roads. Parts are still...
Forum: Hacks 01-12-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6,485
Views: 2,394,048
Posted By halflive
Aha, thanks very much, I'll be there first thing...

Aha, thanks very much, I'll be there first thing Monday morning! :clap:freaky
Forum: Hacks 01-11-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6,485
Views: 2,394,048
Posted By halflive
I've been looking to buy a can of checkered...

I've been looking to buy a can of checkered paint, but can't find a shop that sells it, Have you got an address for me? Preferably a spray can.
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By halflive
A /5 can not have Nicasil plating. Nicasil came...

A /5 can not have Nicasil plating. Nicasil came in 1981 and those engines have bigger bores. As you can see by the dark ring on the top of the gasket surface you have a steel liner.
The pictures,...
Forum: Hacks 01-02-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,177
Posted By halflive
motor-forum.be/forum/list_topics/49/Zijspannen.htm...

motor-forum.be/forum/list_topics/49/Zijspannen.html:clap
Forum: Hacks 12-31-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,177
Posted By halflive
I've got a rather strong opinion about that shop....

I've got a rather strong opinion about that shop. They will mount a Velorex to a Goldwing or a large Harley. I know a guy (also from Belgium) who got a Velorex fitted to his BMW R1150RT. First the...
Forum: Hacks 12-30-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,177
Posted By halflive
Hi Belgian, nice looking combo. I see Velorex...

Hi Belgian, nice looking combo.
I see Velorex clamps and no trail reduction, was it connected in the Netherlands, Schaik to be exact?
Forum: Hacks 12-19-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By halflive
It depends on the kind of Watsonian. A Palma, or...

It depends on the kind of Watsonian. A Palma, or a Monza would do fine om 2 valve. A four seater Oxford would be to big.
You will need a subframe. And I would replace repplace the thin telescopic...
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,722
Posted By halflive
That does not suit your nickname. That is...

That does not suit your nickname. That is craftsmanship
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,990
Posted By halflive
I have had a Beringer wheel on my K75 but I...

I have had a Beringer wheel on my K75 but I changed it for an Smart rim with an aluminium adapter. The Beringer wheel is an assembled wheel, I had trouble keeping the air inside. Instead of a Smart...
Forum: Hacks 10-27-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,645
Posted By halflive
Of course, I've been in military service, I know...

Of course, I've been in military service, I know how an army is structured, but as you might guess, the SS divisions where dismantled after 1945. This bike is clearly post war, as is the sidecar.
Iḿ...
Forum: Hacks 10-26-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,645
Posted By halflive
Found it:Wolfsangel, SS-Panzer-Division Das...

Found it:Wolfsangel, SS-Panzer-Division Das Reich
Why? You can hardly call a sidecar a Panzer.
Forum: Hacks 10-26-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,645
Posted By halflive
It looks like a symbol used by people who think...

It looks like a symbol used by people who think they are better because of the color of their skin.
Forum: Hacks 10-25-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,365
Posted By halflive
I know the guys who build this one. It is made of...

I know the guys who build this one. It is made of common construction steel. The axle should move approx 2 inches, 5cm forward. Usually trail is about 4 inch on a solo bike, on a sidecar you are...
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,136
Posted By halflive
There are some manufacturers, but not sure if the...

There are some manufacturers, but not sure if the send to the states. Boyer Brandsden has dealers in the states, wich must be able to order a 6V kit for you.
But why don't you take the challenge...
Forum: Hacks 09-24-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,995
Posted By halflive
Not yet. They haven’t got a clue what to look for...

Not yet. They haven’t got a clue what to look for when testing. They are giving away the L4 licence whenever you are convincing and it has three wheels.
They are studying how to convert all the...
Forum: Hacks 09-21-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,056
Posted By halflive
The front fork are just steel tubes. I would sand...

The front fork are just steel tubes. I would sand the rust away and rattle can it nice and black again.
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