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Forum: Hacks 04-22-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,016
Posted By dirtyron
I can tell you this. when I started this 3 wheel...

I can tell you this. when I started this 3 wheel thing a few short months ago I had the same feelings around the stability of these things. after a month of riding I never gave it a second...
Forum: Hacks 03-27-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,302
Posted By dirtyron
Failures thread

excellent idea. share the info . helpful to everyone here.
Forum: Hacks 03-22-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,888
Posted By dirtyron
for myself the answer is an unequivicable no....

for myself the answer is an unequivicable no. I've done 99 % of my adventures in this life solo. I don't want a buffer between me and the experience canine or human for that matter. I do understand...
Forum: Hacks 03-16-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,302
Posted By dirtyron
im all for full disclosure all the time. we owe...

im all for full disclosure all the time. we owe it to our fellow nut jobs :wink:
Forum: Hacks 03-09-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By dirtyron
and......having a lightweight sidecar with no...

and......having a lightweight sidecar with no ballast can be a lot of fun.:eek1
Forum: Hacks 03-08-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,770
Posted By dirtyron
heavy duty! very nice

heavy duty! very nice
Forum: Hacks 03-08-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By dirtyron
a noobs observations

being new to sidecars I really wanted to get some mileage down.well I've put 3000 miles on the r80-velorex since December.a few observations, they go in the snow.you can make the sharpest U turns on...
Forum: Hacks 02-24-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,415
Posted By dirtyron
riding an old r80 with velorex.considered a light...

riding an old r80 with velorex.considered a light setup.i am lifting the wheel and flying the chair at every chance. it feels very sporty to me. of course I haven't ridden any other rigs. I worry...
Forum: Hacks 02-21-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7,591
Views: 2,870,091
Posted By dirtyron
nemesis? more like loki :wink: yeah yeah I know...

nemesis? more like loki :wink: yeah yeah I know don't fuck with the gods.
Forum: Hacks 02-21-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7,591
Views: 2,870,091
Posted By dirtyron
if that is how its done,WHAT IS THE POINT OF THIS...

if that is how its done,WHAT IS THE POINT OF THIS WHOLE EXERCIZE???....would you care to elaborate mr drone ? or would that constitute blathering?
Forum: Hacks 02-17-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7,591
Views: 2,870,091
Posted By dirtyron
really beautiful rig here. how bout some details?...

really beautiful rig here. how bout some details? frame LL swingarm wheels and everything else. let us have it
Forum: Hacks 02-17-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7,591
Views: 2,870,091
Posted By dirtyron
I'm thinking about it.logistics around $$. have...

I'm thinking about it.logistics around $$. have to admit I like how easy it is to fly velorex though.:rofl
Forum: Hacks 02-10-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,806
Posted By dirtyron
that's an 8v motor

that's an 8v motor
Forum: Hacks 02-09-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,074
Posted By dirtyron
hey... I'm saving ALL the parrot jokes

hey... I'm saving ALL the parrot jokes
Forum: Hacks 02-09-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,074
Posted By dirtyron
hey you gotta understand my self esteem has been...

hey you gotta understand my self esteem has been hurting since I gave up trying to wheelie :cry ... and carl humiliated me on his harley
Forum: Hacks 02-09-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,734
Posted By dirtyron
there is one for sale on the high performance...

there is one for sale on the high performance sidecars site
Forum: Hacks 02-08-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,074
Posted By dirtyron
well I 'm flying the chair now. feeling like a...

well I 'm flying the chair now. feeling like a sidecar hooligan. mothers, hide your children! any new parrot jokes?
Forum: Hacks 02-05-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,049
Posted By dirtyron
my experience with ebc HH pads on my ducati was...

my experience with ebc HH pads on my ducati was that the effort at the lever was halved.
Forum: Hacks 02-03-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,049
Posted By dirtyron
I want the strongest pads I can find which are...

I want the strongest pads I can find which are rated HH. ebc brand if available.can't go wrong with ferodo but they are pricy. the softer material will wear faster.
Forum: Airheads 02-01-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,687
Posted By dirtyron
fast enough to put skid marks in my underwear

fast enough to put skid marks in my underwear
Forum: Hacks 01-29-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,352
Posted By dirtyron
well that's thinking outside the box

well that's thinking outside the box
Forum: Hacks 01-28-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,067
Posted By dirtyron
well this was fun:1drink

well this was fun:1drink
Forum: Hacks 01-23-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,909
Posted By dirtyron
isolator should allow only the auxillary battery...

isolator should allow only the auxillary battery to drain.at least every one I have seen. a simple Mexican solution would be to purchase a ford type solenoid continuous duty if possible and wire it...
Forum: Hacks 01-22-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,909
Posted By dirtyron
someone correct me if I'm wrong but the shorai is...

someone correct me if I'm wrong but the shorai is not a good choice in this application. they don't work in deep cycle at all. one good drain to low voltage and they are toast.
Forum: Hacks 01-21-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,909
Posted By dirtyron
did you hurt your finger?

did you hurt your finger?
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By dirtyron
pretty much had the same problem and symptoms on...

pretty much had the same problem and symptoms on my 78 r80 .yes the dyna things can work intermitantly.disconected the dyna ignition booster . hooked up the condenser , end of problem.
Forum: Hacks 01-20-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By dirtyron
the stock hagons feel very harsh.ohlins would be...

the stock hagons feel very harsh.ohlins would be nice:D but I'm low on funds for awhile:cry there are a bazillian sets on ebay. im betting one of those sets are going to work just fine.
Forum: Hacks 01-16-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By dirtyron
UNIT leading link shocks

my UNIT leading link shocks are leaking. has anyone replaced them with some standard motorcycle shocks.
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,303
Posted By dirtyron
my first ducati was a 99 900ss aka the alien....

my first ducati was a 99 900ss aka the alien. loved that bike but the riding position was rough on my neck. sold it bought a 98 900ss the final edition. I can ride this one all day. very wide...
Forum: Hacks 01-14-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,074
Posted By dirtyron
ok ok im going to have to figure that out:deal ...

ok ok im going to have to figure that out:deal
tomorrow
Forum: Hacks 01-13-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,074
Posted By dirtyron
now that's good advice dave!

now that's good advice dave!
Forum: Hacks 01-13-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,074
Posted By dirtyron
the reactions from my friends (mostly hardcore...

the reactions from my friends (mostly hardcore sport riders) around taking up 3 wheels, " wtf you do that for" " I like to lean in turns" " must be slow" " don't those things tip over?" " that is...
Forum: Hacks 01-12-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,352
Posted By dirtyron
thx for the link cy but I'm talking externally...

thx for the link cy but I'm talking externally mounted where you slot the front cover and mount the alternator to a braced crashbar.
Forum: Hacks 01-12-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,352
Posted By dirtyron
yes the fan blades are directional but I've seen...

yes the fan blades are directional but I've seen pics with them oriented wrong. seems this mod would be more common with sidecars
Forum: Hacks 01-12-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,352
Posted By dirtyron
automotive alternator on airhead

we are talking externally mounted of course. seems pretty simple but would love some details. what does the rotor look like after its turned down ? what size pulley on the rotor? what alternator...
Forum: Hacks 01-09-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,432
Posted By dirtyron
i'll take the super strong brakes thank you. my...

i'll take the super strong brakes thank you. my fingers have ABS.
Forum: Hacks 01-08-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,432
Posted By dirtyron
sidecar brake...or not

the previous owner of my rig never hooked up the sidecar brake,says he never felt the need. I can brake really hard and the car really doesn't come around very much. however it seems if I set it up...
Forum: Hacks 01-07-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 119,899
Posted By dirtyron
those guys still crack me up. hey didn't they...

those guys still crack me up. hey didn't they have a parrot?
Forum: Road Warriors 01-06-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,859
Posted By dirtyron
Suzuki dr350.

Suzuki dr350.
Forum: Hacks 01-06-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,083
Posted By dirtyron
I like this idea. would like to run an led aux...

I like this idea. would like to run an led aux light on the sidecar. I think the r80 only makes 240 or 280 watts at most. the heated vest is on all winter so led would make it possible.
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