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Forum: Hacks 11-29-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By storch
re the tig rig

You guys have to be patient.Eventually I will figure out how to post pictures.The one that got on is a K1100 with a "modified" Motorvation.
It is long gone.
Right now I try to teach myself tig...
Forum: Hacks 11-28-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By storch
the tig rig

http://https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-EHuDfTsiBxY/UpN7TTf4gsE/AAAAAAAAArU/n_4q-aef7jQ/w173-h117-p/November252013
Forum: Hacks 08-16-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,294
Posted By storch
2 calipers

I install 2 calipers on my sidecar disc: a small one plumbed to the front brake and a big one with a separate mastercylinder and footbrake lever.
It worked fine with an FJ 1100,but on a K 1100 the...
Forum: Hacks 06-24-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By storch
tilt(windmills?)

Andrew,missed you at Chelan.-The hannigan is 20 years old and I think at that time the adjuster for a 500 lb load was installed.It is no fun when the sidecar sinks on every bump or left turn.I just...
Forum: Hacks 06-23-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By storch
tilt

Jay,thanks for reply.I had hoped to hear from an owner of such a unit to confirm
that this actuator actually works and holds up the sidecar as desired.
Progressive (animation?) did not respond to...
Forum: Hacks 06-20-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By storch
lean Adjuster

My Goldwing1500/Hannigan has a tiltadjuster(Warner D12 05B5 04)with a rating of 500 lbs.It does not lift the sidecar or hold its position loaded.I replaced the
wimpy 10 amp switch,18 gauge wiring...
Forum: Hacks 05-08-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By storch
turbulence

I will be at Lake Chelan with my pimpmobile.Probably will have a meccanoset of lexan scraps along to play on the way.

Jay,when and where is the islnad meet going to be?Can I help any?

Gary
Forum: Hacks 05-08-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By storch
turbulence

Hi,Claude ,that is a good question.I do not know how much lead I have on the
GL1500/Hannigan;bought the rig complete.I think the "streamlined"aircraft
style windshield deflects a large amount of...
Forum: Hacks 05-07-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By storch
air turbulence

What can be done to reduce air turbulence off the sidecar hitting the drivers head?My present rig(Gl 1500/Hannigan Astro) really rattles my helmet when
faster than 90 km/hr.Previous rig were ...
Forum: Hacks 07-08-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,209
Posted By storch
Leaving Nanaimo on Sunday(7/15)going east on...

Leaving Nanaimo on Sunday(7/15)going east on Highway three,crossing the border east of Grand Forks at Laurier.Will first go to Kamiah (UMCI meet the to the USCA shindig.

Gary
Forum: Hacks 03-12-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 606
Posted By storch
Chelan sidecar rally update

The Chelan rally might add a phase 2 3day adventure ride:backroads and camping.Sounds very interesting.Route is being worked on with assistance of Forest ranger.See CSR4 website
Gary
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Forum: Hacks 03-03-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,597
Posted By storch
chelan backroad adventure

The CSR 2012 registrations are now on the website.I am sending my cheque tomorrow.There is also some talk about
some backroad adventure after the rally.I might have to change my plans an take the K...
Forum: Hacks 02-28-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,597
Posted By storch
chelan sidecar rally

The website for the CSR4 is up.Google chelanrally.com.I booked my site.Some of the sites are not available this year(construction).
Gary
Forum: Hacks 11-04-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,766
Posted By storch
And here is a picture of one of my monkeys,named...

And here is a picture of one of my monkeys,named Zorro,11 years old.

Gary
Forum: Hacks 11-04-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,766
Posted By storch
I might compete for the oldest hacker.My...

I might compete for the oldest hacker.My birthday # 80 is next week.With this senior crowd you don't have to be young
to be the youngest.I built my first bike when I was 16.Attached is picture of...
Forum: Hacks 10-31-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,766
Posted By storch
chelan 2012

And this is the rig for Chelan 2010,an FJ 1100 with homebuilt lightweight sidecar.
Forum: Hacks 10-31-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,766
Posted By storch
Chelan

I do not know how to attach more than one pic.Here is last years Chelan ride with my team : BMW K1100 with
Modivation sidecar.

Gary
Forum: Hacks 10-31-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,766
Posted By storch
Chelan 2012

I booked site 92 at Lake Chelan for May 17 to May 21.In 2012 I will show up in a 1500 Goldwing/Hannigan and the same lovely girl and dog than last year.This bike is a bit pompous but VERY comfortable...
Forum: Hacks 08-13-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,336
Posted By storch
fuelpump

So the pump in the sidecar is a lowpressure transferpump connected in the fuel return line?And the Ford Falcon pump
(Parts number?) replaces the BMW in tank pump?.Also a filter before the transfer...
Forum: Hacks 08-12-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,336
Posted By storch
fuel in sidecar

Hey,Jpalamar,you must be very young not to have any fun with carburetors or you are so old that you forgot it all.
Doug: the gasoline cooler on the K bike is an indication of the fuel in tank...
Forum: Hacks 08-11-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,336
Posted By storch
fuel in sidecar

All my rigs seem to be prone to problems caused by hot fuel.The FJ 1100 when stopped while hot evaporates the fuel in carburetors and is hard to start.BMW K 1100 and Goldwing 1500 forums talk about...
Forum: Hacks 07-17-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,695
Posted By storch
And another one:sidecar on SR 250 built of 1/4"...

And another one:sidecar on SR 250 built of 1/4" plywood with fiberglass.
Forum: Hacks 07-17-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,695
Posted By storch
A little different : sidecar body is aramid...

A little different : sidecar body is aramid honeycomb and aluminum honeycomb with epoxy and fiberglass.Weight of body is 25 pounds,including soft foam crushzone in nose.
Gary
Forum: Hacks 07-17-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By storch
Brock,I just went Hope-Princeton uphill and...

Brock,I just went Hope-Princeton uphill and downwind;a spinnaker would have helped.-Bought a Progressive 450 shock
for the rear of the wing and will replace the front springs with heavier...
Forum: Hacks 07-16-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By storch
goldwing 1500 rig

Bought a 1500 wing with Hannigan Sport.The suspension is very soft.Does anybody have comments(experience) on suspension changes?
Forum: Hacks 06-21-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,595
Posted By storch
29th bigfoot sidecar meet

Who is going to the Bigfoot sidecarmeet in Midway B.C. on July 7 - 10 ?
I will be there with my golden Wing.

Gary
Forum: Hacks 06-21-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,553
Posted By storch
Goldwing

Jay,thanks for info.I am a belts and braces man.I was able to install a Velorex
type fitting to the frame tube above the battery with a strut going to the
( 2 inch) lower sidecar tube and also a...
Forum: Hacks 06-17-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,553
Posted By storch
1994 Goldwing 1500 sidecar attachment

I bought a 1994 Goldwing 1500 SE with Hannigan sidecar.The upper and lower
rear strut are fixed to the bike with a total of two 8 millimeter bolts and
one 10 mm bolt.Looks scary to me.How does...
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,383
Posted By storch
Sr 20

Washington State Route 20 ,the North Cascade Highway starts in Port Townsend,goes through Anacortes.From Vancouver Island I join it
at Sedro Wooly.It goes through a bunch of high passes,comes out on...
Forum: Hacks 04-26-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,383
Posted By storch
chelan 2011

Coming from Vancouver Island I used Washington State route 20 (North Cascade Highway in 2009 to get to Chelan and encountered ice and snow.
In 2010 I used Highway 2 (Stevens Pass) and had rain and...
Forum: Hacks 04-08-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 129,820
Posted By storch
steering damper

Mercedes Benz steering damper is very much like the VW damper:
Part number 124-463-04-32.I paid $ 67.00 for it.I think it is for a MB 180
Forum: Hacks 04-08-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 129,820
Posted By storch
suspension

In the early 1950's I had a number of rigs like this KS 600 with no rear suspension.IT had some advantages
Forum: Hacks 04-08-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 129,820
Posted By storch
suspension

On my previous rig(FJ 1100) I added a biggish air cylinder to the rear suspension.Worked very well.2 inch diameter gives 3 square inches of piston.At 20 psi it gives 60 pounds of support.Change the...
Forum: Hacks 03-31-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 129,820
Posted By storch
chelan

Hopefully we can see this rig at the Chelan sidecar rally in May.I plan to be there
Forum: Hacks 03-22-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 129,820
Posted By storch
struts

4 struts on heimjoints are not stable.Put some diagonal struts in.

Gary
Forum: Hacks 02-18-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,443
Posted By storch
On my bikes there are 2 calipers on the sidecar...

On my bikes there are 2 calipers on the sidecar :a small diameter single
piston plumbed to the front brakes and a larger one with a footbrake
pedal alongside the rear wheel brake pedal. the small...
Forum: Hacks 02-07-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 129,820
Posted By storch
fork tubes

Northwest:I bought a LL fork(Unit) for an FJ 1100 Yamaha.Adapting it now
to a BMW K 1100.The tubes are 41 millimeter outside and a second tube is inserted to make inside diameter 25 ...
Forum: Hacks 02-01-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,383
Posted By storch
Chelan

Looking forward to meet you,Menace.But what is the truck for,don't you carry the Teepee on your sidecar?

Gary
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-31-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,194
Posted By storch
workable GPS

I am 79,use progressive lenses and a marine 5 inch Lowrance 5200 GPS.
It is bulky but easy to read and the buttons are workable woth gloves.
Forum: Hacks 01-31-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,383
Posted By storch
rigbuild

northwestrider: do we have a rigbuild race?I plan to have my brick rig for Chelan.The K 1100 is running,sidecarframe half done,working on sidecar brake
Gary
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