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Forum: Hacks 07-01-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 782
Posted By halflive
:stupid An airhead needs a subframe, clamping...

:stupid
An airhead needs a subframe, clamping is a very, very bad idea.
Forum: Hacks 06-22-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,060
Views: 119,827
Posted By halflive
I do not see a reaction, but it is an EZS RX5

I do not see a reaction, but it is an EZS RX5
Forum: Hacks 05-09-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,581
Posted By halflive
Chez Joly is already closed forever :pissed ...

Chez Joly is already closed forever :pissed
Pity, the reviews where good, and the cars are a nice entourage.
Forum: Hacks 05-08-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,581
Posted By halflive
It is not an experience of my own. Mabor is a...

It is not an experience of my own. Mabor is a brand where Citroen 2cv fans are enthusiastic about. A quick Google brought me only to French and Portugese sites.
My search was: pneus Mabor 2cv.
I do...
Forum: Hacks 05-07-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 113,148
Posted By halflive
I think you find your answer behind this link...

I think you find your answer behind this link (http://lmgtfy.com/?q=mz+sidecar).
Forum: Hacks 05-07-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,581
Posted By halflive
Thats what I heared. But browsing some Citroen...

Thats what I heared. But browsing some Citroen 2CV forums learned they are still available. I would choose to use the alternative Mabor tires which seems to be a little stiffer.
Forum: Hacks 05-06-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,581
Posted By halflive
It was written in a test in Motorrad Gespanne...

It was written in a test in Motorrad Gespanne (http://motorrad-gespanne.de/), a German sidecar magazine. Editor of that magazine is Winterbiker here.
I have a copy of that magazine in my drawer. It...
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,581
Posted By halflive
Thats not strange, only 200 where made.

Thats not strange, only 200 where made.
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By halflive
I think it looks a lot like a Swallow sidecar. ...

I think it looks a lot like a Swallow sidecar.

http://cybermotorcycle.com/gallery/swallow/images/Swallow-1954-Jet-80-Sidecar-1118-p102.jpg

Great classic looks for anything with less than 500cc...
Forum: Hacks 04-29-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,581
Posted By halflive
It is an enclosed chain., no hassle. Most parts...

It is an enclosed chain., no hassle.
Most parts like the brakes, switches and bearings are common of the shelf parts from Brembo, Magura and others. I do not think parts will be the problem. It is a...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By halflive
I'm amazed with your quote. The Krauser type...

I'm amazed with your quote. The Krauser type cases are quite common in Europe and very good to acquire second hand. I would not pay more than 100 euro for a set. The cases from northern countries are...
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 43,085
Posted By halflive
I think the ultimate design comes from Belgium: ...

I think the ultimate design comes from Belgium:

http://www.livestand.nl/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/urbanus-664x415.jpg
Forum: Hacks 04-12-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By halflive
The telescopic forks the Germans used in the war...

The telescopic forks the Germans used in the war where much more rigid than your 100/7 forks.
If you drive a sidecar with the original 36mm forks you see the legs twisting in any curve you take. As...
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,565
Posted By halflive
As you can see in the pictures, the numbers at...

As you can see in the pictures, the numbers at the base are removed and polished. The timing cover is /6. I would not expect a displacement of more than 900cc. If the builder had any respect for the...
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By halflive
The problem is not the visibility. The problem is...

The problem is not the visibility. The problem is not looking. A motorist can look you in the eye and still move into your lane. I'd rather wear dark clothing and care for my own safety.
Forum: Hacks 03-29-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,242
Posted By halflive
That's slightly stupid. Even a complete moron...

That's slightly stupid. Even a complete moron could figure that out. The Germans where (70 years ago) smart enough to put the measurement of pressure to it. Convenient if you are visiting a country...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6,486
Views: 632,583
Posted By halflive
All true. The lack if infants dying pushed up...

All true.
The lack if infants dying pushed up the average age of dying. Giving the insurance and pensioning funds, and thus the European governments a good reason to increase the pensioning age. And...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By halflive
The bike is original and 6V i presume? The...

The bike is original and 6V i presume?
The behavour of the charching light you describe suggest a failure of the regulator. But if you have the wiring wrong the regulator can also start to behave...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 815
Posted By halflive
No. This brake is older. The anchor plate of...

No.
This brake is older. The anchor plate of the post '69 brakes has sharper edges. Look at the step in the plate.
All /6 bikes had a disk brake, except for the budget R60/6, this was the last...
Forum: Hacks 03-21-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,813
Posted By halflive
Thats the way I would go. 18" is a more sturdy...

Thats the way I would go. 18" is a more sturdy wheel and gives you a wider choice of tires. Especially a slightly wider rear wheel.
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
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, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,211
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, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7,591
Views: 2,869,724
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, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
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, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7,591
Views: 2,869,724
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, 12:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,796
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, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5,318
Views: 897,933
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, 12:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,921
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, 11:51 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,896
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, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
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, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7,591
Views: 2,869,724
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, 12:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,037
Posted By halflive
Indeed, that is good news.:clap

Indeed, that is good news.:clap
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By halflive
:stupid

:stupid
Forum: Airheads 11-29-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,149
Posted By halflive
Edit

Edit
Forum: Hacks 11-22-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,798
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, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,426
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, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7,591
Views: 2,869,724
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, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
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, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7,591
Views: 2,869,724
Posted By halflive
Gratuliere Hans, nice solid bike.

Gratuliere Hans, nice solid bike.
Forum: Hacks 10-23-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,593
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
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