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Forum: Hacks 04-18-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By jaydmc
Looks great. BTW, you should have jam nuts (which...

Looks great. BTW, you should have jam nuts (which were supplied) on the struts to the upper mounts.
Jay G
DMC sidecars
www.dmcsidecars.com (http://www.dmcsidecars.com)
866-638-1793
Forum: Hacks 04-14-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,438
Posted By jaydmc
For what it is worth, we will soon be able to run...

For what it is worth, we will soon be able to run all 3 wheels interchanging on the BMW R1200GS and will be showing the first one at the USA national BMW rally latter in the year. This will work with...
Forum: Hacks 04-11-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By jaydmc
When making front end changes, how you get there...

When making front end changes, how you get there be it a leading link or hub center, steering effort is most effected by how much trail you have. While with the ball joint set up you are some what...
Forum: Hacks 04-11-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By jaydmc
We offer not only the steering parts, we offer a...

We offer not only the steering parts, we offer a mounting system for left side mount for your bike for the Ural sidecar and an automotive rear wheel conversion.
And of course we offer our Expedition...
Forum: Hacks 04-07-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By jaydmc
We plan on making it this year. Not sure if we...

We plan on making it this year. Not sure if we will ride or drive.
Jay G
DMC sidecars
Forum: Hacks 04-07-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 468,588
Posted By jaydmc
Not Kenna, It is a Bingham sidecar. Jay G DMC...

Not Kenna, It is a Bingham sidecar.
Jay G
DMC sidecars
866-638-1793
www.dmcsidecars.com (http://www.dmcsidecars.com)
Forum: Hacks 04-07-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By jaydmc
We use to have a demo bike around a Bandit, While...

We use to have a demo bike around a Bandit, While we are not a Hannigan dealer we do build or own sidecars and are a dealer for others. We are located very near Seattle (30 miles or so) and could...
Forum: Hacks 04-07-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By jaydmc
We would not charge any different then if we had...

We would not charge any different then if we had a sub frame already made up for the bike. The sub frame would be included with the sidecar. We would however charge you labor to install the sidecar....
Forum: Hacks 04-07-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,182
Posted By jaydmc
I like seat belts for small kids mainly to keep...

I like seat belts for small kids mainly to keep them seated. No idea if they are safer with or with out seat belts. It I suppose would depend on the situation. A seat belt can be added to your...
Forum: Hacks 04-04-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,057
Posted By jaydmc
We have done a KTM 990, This is a bike we can...

We have done a KTM 990, This is a bike we can only do in house.
See links for photo's
Jay G
DMC sidecars
www.dmcsidecars.com (http://www.dmcsidecars.com)
866-638-1793...
Forum: Hacks 04-03-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By jaydmc
We make a sub frame for the Rocket 3, we also...

We make a sub frame for the Rocket 3, we also offer triple tree's to lower the steering effort with the sidecar. We just delivered a Rocket 3 sidecar rig to a customer on Tuesday, we were able by...
Forum: Hacks 04-02-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,165
Posted By jaydmc
I have to disagree with the statement to stick...

I have to disagree with the statement to stick with metal sidecars, Yes the Velorex fiberglass is way to thin and not of a high quality. The sidecars we make are of high quality. On the black dog...
Forum: Hacks 04-01-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By jaydmc
Also, for Canada, if the bike started out as a...

Also, for Canada, if the bike started out as a motorcycle that has been converted to a trike, chances are you will not be able to import it at all.
Jay G
DMC sidecars
www.dmcsidecars.com...
Forum: Hacks 04-01-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By jaydmc
We have had no problems exporting sidecars with...

We have had no problems exporting sidecars with out hand brakes to any where in the world. If it really concerns you, adding a parking brake is very easy. One way to do it is to use a remote twist...
Forum: Hack Vendors 03-31-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,872
Posted By jaydmc
As we are developing a few new models of sidecars...

As we are developing a few new models of sidecars right now and just moved fiberglass in house, it will be about 6 months before we develop any new fiberglass stuff for the Expedition.
Jay G
DMC...
Forum: Hack Vendors 03-28-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,872
Posted By jaydmc
last weekend for the sale price of $7495, Tuesday...

last weekend for the sale price of $7495, Tuesday the sidecars introductory price will be no longer offered.
Most that we have built so far have been shipped. Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the...
Forum: Hacks 03-27-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,011
Posted By jaydmc
It may be a swallow, it could also be what is...

It may be a swallow, it could also be what is known as a "Universal" just the bodies were sold for a while in an add that ran in the back of "Popular Mechanics" We from time to time still get these...
Forum: Hacks 03-27-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,520
Posted By jaydmc
I only recommended the part number as that is the...

I only recommended the part number as that is the one we have used in the past and the one we keep in stock. Never tried the other valve but see no reason why it would not work as well.
Jay G
DMC...
Forum: Hacks 03-26-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By jaydmc
I can not speak to California however I can to...

I can not speak to California however I can to Federal. You are only required to have a parking brake if the bike came from the factory with a sidecar. Harley got around this by selling you the bike...
Forum: Hacks 03-26-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,520
Posted By jaydmc
With this sized brake your sidecar brake will be...

With this sized brake your sidecar brake will be far to strong, You can add an adjustable proportioning valve which can be purchased from JEGS or Summit racing. This will help make the brake less...
Forum: Hacks 03-25-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,520
Posted By jaydmc
When we set up brakes on the GS bikes, our brake...

When we set up brakes on the GS bikes, our brake is a fairly week brake, It has a rotor that is about 7 inches in diameter and a small brembo caliper. When we attach it to the bike we do so on its...
Forum: Hacks 03-19-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By jaydmc
We have not done one yet however when we had a...

We have not done one yet however when we had a K1600GTL in the shop designing the trailer hitch we took a look at the bike and its front end. I see no problems at all in doing one. We would need the...
Forum: Hacks 03-19-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,650
Posted By jaydmc
This sidecar frame was about 20 generations of...

This sidecar frame was about 20 generations of changes back and about 500-600 sidecars ago. The new frames the fenders mount totally different but making the changes to the frame for the current...
Forum: Hacks 03-18-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,520
Posted By jaydmc
I always recommend a brake and can see no good...

I always recommend a brake and can see no good reason why a person would not want a brake, Often I find that the people who say you do not need a brake often do not know how to add a brake so they...
Forum: Hacks 03-17-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By jaydmc
While the sub frames we make for the 650 and the...

While the sub frames we make for the 650 and the 1000 are different. I have not tried to install one on the other however from memory it looks like they would interchange however plastic would need...
Forum: Hacks 03-17-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By jaydmc
As we have not developed a front end or any thing...

As we have not developed a front end or any thing else yet for this bike, not sure if we are going with links, legs or triple tree's.
Given the inverted forks I suspect that we will be developing...
Forum: Hacks 03-17-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By jaydmc
You should be able to use the frame with out...

You should be able to use the frame with out making changes, Usually the parts that go into the frame for the lower mounts called "bosses and clamps" go from the sidecar and reach forward, there is...
Forum: Hacks 03-17-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By jaydmc
I see no reason not to do one, we have not done...

I see no reason not to do one, we have not done one as of yet only as no one has brought us a bike to develop the hardware, once we do the first one we will offer mounts. While I have not owned one...
Forum: Hacks 03-13-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By jaydmc
If the sidecar is an older California sidecar it...

If the sidecar is an older California sidecar it might still have the old style "ball tulip" type lower mounts, these are known to fail and should not be used. If it comes with any frame clamps for...
Forum: Hacks 03-12-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By jaydmc
We use them often, Be sure to buy the proper...

We use them often, Be sure to buy the proper drill bit. The only thing I do not like about their windshields is the way they stamp their logo into them.
We ordered a screen for a California F3 from...
Forum: Hacks 03-11-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 928
Posted By jaydmc
Our M72D is very similar to the Ural and comes...

Our M72D is very similar to the Ural and comes with the bike specific mounting hardware.
Jay G
DMC sidecars
www.dmcsidecars.com (http://www.dmcsidecars.com)
866-638-1793
Forum: Hacks 03-10-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,650
Posted By jaydmc
One thing that I can see that was changed, the...

One thing that I can see that was changed, the electric lean actuator was replaced with a rod and normally the longer strut goes to the rear.
If the rod is to short it would cause the frame to lean...
Forum: Hacks 03-10-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By jaydmc
We have done them down to 150cc. As long as you...

We have done them down to 150cc. As long as you understand the limitations they can be a lot of fun. Stay with a very light sidecar and hook up a brake if you can. We have nothing for these smaller...
Forum: Hacks 03-10-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By jaydmc
We did one with the bath tub seat set up, By far...

We did one with the bath tub seat set up, By far the best bang for your buck. Spend some time on line looking for the best price as the one we used was 1/3 the cost from the company we picked it from...
Forum: Hacks 03-10-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 928
Posted By jaydmc
While I think that these are a bit light for the...

While I think that these are a bit light for the BMW many people have ran them for years on bikes like yours with ballast in the sidecar. You will of course find the scrap metal Velorex calls mounts...
Forum: Hacks 03-10-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 770
Posted By jaydmc
The last one of these we had, we left it out...

The last one of these we had, we left it out behind the shop until some one did us a big favor and stole it.
While they can be made to work even the factory had problems making them work and tried...
Forum: Hacks 03-06-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By jaydmc
I have seen a few of Bobs paint job, top notch...

I have seen a few of Bobs paint job, top notch stuff.
Jay G
DMC sidecars.
Forum: Hacks 03-06-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By jaydmc
Like Bob said, these are all over. If you do not...

Like Bob said, these are all over. If you do not have to buy an older California sidecar with the torsion bar suspension I would skip it. While you can add a swing arm suspension with shock there is...
Forum: Hacks 03-05-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By jaydmc
There is a thread over at www.sidecar.com...

There is a thread over at www.sidecar.com (http://www.sidecar.com) listing suppliers for California sidecars. No idea on the covers. I do know that tail lights for the early ones are being made by...
Forum: Hack Vendors 03-05-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,872
Posted By jaydmc
The way we are making all three wheels...

The way we are making all three wheels interchange is fairly straight forward as right now the sidecar wheel and the rear wheel interchange if it is on a BMW R1200 as our hubs for our sidecars have...
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