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Forum: Hacks 07-01-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii574/bigbike-...

http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii574/bigbike-rschopperbuild/20140630_120837_zpskxf3jnhp.jpg (http://s1260.photobucket.com/user/bigbike-rschopperbuild/media/20140630_120837_zpskxf3jnhp.jpg.html)...
Forum: Hacks 06-19-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By biggdan
Putin one the same/similar to the front wheel of...

Putin one the same/similar to the front wheel of bike
thats just the standard 18 that came with it... looks worse from back too....
...
Forum: Hacks 06-16-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By biggdan
It was just a thouht i was having whilst working...

It was just a thouht i was having whilst working on mounting it....
for those having to search or not farmiliar. Its this rig
...
Forum: Hacks 06-14-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By biggdan
Nope. Not what i mean. I dont want to weld the...

Nope. Not what i mean. I dont want to weld the mounts to the bike

I want to get the sidecar set up and handling right... then once set up right add braces to the upper two arms to weld them...
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By biggdan
setup

Also. As the chair is being made specifically for the bike... once mounted up correctly. Could i weld up the mounts in position so that its a matter of 4 bolts to take off and would go straight back...
Forum: Hacks 06-11-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
full mudguard that covers the whole of the back...

full mudguard that covers the whole of the back and top of the wheel
it looks awesome bare but i value my sons fingers more than the aesthetics of the car :) there also needs to be some rails either...
Forum: Hacks 06-11-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
just to verify im working oy setting it up....

just to verify

im working oy setting it up. ive sorted my top mounts out now, had to lengthen the front arm and shorten the rear arm.
ground out the weld from the bottom, which was already a...
Forum: Hacks 06-02-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
Yea! Vintage sidecar racer-y type look is what i...

Yea! Vintage sidecar racer-y type look is what i was aiming for but wsnt feeling it with the velorex so drastic measurements needed

...
Forum: Hacks 05-30-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
Pulled her out today... there wiill be two tubes...

Pulled her out today... there wiill be two tubes bent and welded to chasis at sides for grabbing hold of too..... i want a nose cone too to finnish off
...
Forum: Hacks 05-29-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
Taa. Yea my mates got a big lathe n mill in his...

Taa. Yea my mates got a big lathe n mill in his workshop.
Am thinkin of getting rid of the velorex body. I like this style....

...
Forum: Hacks 05-14-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
thought id updated this since.. anyway heres...

thought id updated this since..
anyway heres the finnished seat... had to make one to match on the bike too lol...
Forum: Hacks 04-05-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,686
Posted By biggdan
http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/370862449791?nav=SEARCH ...

http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/370862449791?nav=SEARCH


http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii574/bigbike-rschopperbuild/IMG_20140329_105317_zpsp8zpqojl.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 03-25-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,900
Posted By biggdan
Initially i wasnt going to fit a brake to the...

Initially i wasnt going to fit a brake to the sidecar.... but, wihout a handbrake at least ...... how do you park up and stop it rolling away?!!?
Forum: Hacks 03-25-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
If you havent already.... watch thus guys vids ...

If you havent already.... watch thus guys vids

no dimple die but simple easy tricks


http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6pFk_CZJvnw
Forum: Hacks 03-24-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
Cheers. Just need to get some holesaws now ...

Cheers. Just need to get some holesaws now


http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii574/bigbike-rschopperbuild/IMG_20140324_123916_zpsnd7runm4.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 03-23-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,424
Posted By biggdan
I saw one about 3 years ago. Never ever see them....

I saw one about 3 years ago. Never ever see them. Im in the uk
Forum: Hacks 03-23-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
made a start on the seat in the sidecar, the old...

made a start on the seat in the sidecar, the old tired leather one went in't bin.
really wanted an aluminium bomber, but i cheated by first making a steel frame to attatch the aluminium to,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-16-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 146,718
Posted By biggdan
Love my suzukis. Particularly the oilcooled...

Love my suzukis. Particularly the oilcooled engines.
all started when i was looking for a 85 GSXR 750. I found a gsx600f basically a spirts tourer using the same engine toned down.
It was great....
Forum: Hacks 03-12-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By biggdan
:D I just took your advice and went with it

:D I just took your advice and went with it
Forum: Hacks 03-12-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By biggdan
:D are my ears burning

:D are my ears burning
Forum: Hacks 03-10-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii574/bigbike-...

http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii574/bigbike-rschopperbuild/IMG_20140310_023654_zpsjv0fhucc.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 03-10-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii574/bigbike-...

http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii574/bigbike-rschopperbuild/20140309_160753_zpshvnfcxd4.jpg (http://s1260.photobucket.com/user/bigbike-rschopperbuild/media/20140309_160753_zpshvnfcxd4.jpg.html)...
Forum: Hacks 03-02-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
These are my frame inserts and new eyelets... top...

These are my frame inserts and new eyelets... top eye is origi al to show how chunky the new ones are

...
Forum: Hacks 03-02-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
Telling me... and it wont drill either! Just...

Telling me... and it wont drill either! Just blunts the bits and barely scratches it
Forum: Hacks 03-01-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
Anyway.... so the stem went into a 40 ton...

Anyway....

so the stem went into a 40 ton press... and didnt move
my friend is gonna cut it off drill it out and enlarge the hole for me

should have it back tomorrow with all fittings i need
Forum: Hacks 02-18-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
15mm .... its being pressed out and replaced with...

15mm .... its being pressed out and replaced with a bigger one to take a better wheel.

curious about trail?
Forum: Hacks 02-17-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,990
Posted By biggdan
Im 29... merely a baby amongst you guys.. i...

Im 29... merely a baby amongst you guys..
i bought a sidecar because i wanted one. My lads will enjoy it and when i dont want the car attatched... ill have a bike!
Forum: Hacks 02-15-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,132
Posted By biggdan
http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii574/bigbike-...

http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii574/bigbike-rschopperbuild/Norton%20model%2019%203%20001_zpsqupvqbbs.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 02-15-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,132
Posted By biggdan
^^ yep.. this. Thats why i like that pic so much....

^^ yep.. this. Thats why i like that pic so much. Its unusual as sidecar racing goes, and not much info documented on it.
Forum: Hacks 02-13-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,132
Posted By biggdan
http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii574/bigbike-...

http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii574/bigbike-rschopperbuild/IMG_39027202607532_zpssgbiuoxp.jpeg...
Forum: Hacks 02-13-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
Grab handles i need to think about. The young lad...

Grab handles i need to think about. The young lad will be strapped in but tge height if thecwheel now the tub is so low he wouldnt reach the top of tje guard comfortably. But i am putting a grab...
Forum: Hacks 02-13-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
No thats an old car ignition magneto. No real...

No thats an old car ignition magneto. No real advantage/disadvantage. I just wanted to lose the coils and electric ignition. Less wiring and no black magic electrickery to go wrong lol

it was...
Forum: Hacks 02-12-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
I was going to buy another guard for the sidecar,...

I was going to buy another guard for the sidecar, but boredom took control and i ended up cutting the old one up.
i trimmed it down and shaped it. Then welded up all the holes from lighting etc....
Forum: Hacks 02-12-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,132
Posted By biggdan
when men were men.....

....and not a bunch of vain little sissy boys

we rode around with sidecar outfits and took our forges with us. :-)

Brilliant photo
...
Forum: Hacks 02-11-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii574/bigbike-...

http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii574/bigbike-rschopperbuild/20140211_163810_zpsa5squety.jpg (http://s1260.photobucket.com/user/bigbike-rschopperbuild/media/20140211_163810_zpsa5squety.jpg.html)...
Forum: Hacks 02-11-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,806
Posted By biggdan
I have a dental appointment monday :D Cheers...

I have a dental appointment monday :D

Cheers gents.
Forum: Hacks 02-11-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,806
Posted By biggdan
Aaah why did i not think of that? Be much better...

Aaah why did i not think of that? Be much better than a plug welded slug too.

....another thought...
the mountings with rubber bushes in. Somebody said not to use them.
Would they not be a...
Forum: Hacks 02-10-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,806
Posted By biggdan
Ok... before i start drilling holes and making...

Ok... before i start drilling holes and making thread inserts... somebody with 5 mins spare looksee at this http://big-dscorner.blogspot.co.uk/?m=0 an tell me if that sounds about right
Forum: Hacks 02-07-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
If it was fitted and working... then it would be...

If it was fitted and working... then it would be something
gotta make a support bracket
crank extension
time the points to the firing order of the cylinders
Should look cool when done though
Forum: Hacks 02-06-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By biggdan
http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii574/bigbike-...

http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii574/bigbike-rschopperbuild/IMG_20140203_033601_zpserwegq6c.jpg...
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