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Forum: Hacks 12-29-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,028
Posted By karitoki
Hey Tony! Thanks for the reply. I'm looking...

Hey Tony! Thanks for the reply. I'm looking forward to Tuesday too! I wonder if any of the above mentioned ADV members would be interested in coming along. Seeing you are the one with the plan (and...
Forum: Hacks 12-28-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,028
Posted By karitoki
Is it worth the trouble?

Been thinking about narrowing the rig a bit. Rides fine as-is, but very stiff around corners. Tracks fine at speed. I'm thinking at most I could bring it in 2". I'd have to trim that much off the...
Forum: Hacks 12-25-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 853
Posted By karitoki
I was cool seeing them take the lead at the...

I was cool seeing them take the lead at the start! Even the announcer was impressed!
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,349
Posted By karitoki
+1 I was never happy with the handling of the GL...

+1 I was never happy with the handling of the GL pre-hack. Doesn't matter now! Plenty of power and very stable.:D Good luck!
http://i705.photobucket.com/albums/ww54/karitoki/temporary.jpg
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,731
Posted By karitoki
Wide hacks

I'm thinking I'd be looking for a new rig if I was in Oz:D
http://i705.photobucket.com/albums/ww54/karitoki/2012%20Ride%20with%20Tony/temporary-1.jpg
Forum: Hacks 12-19-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 2,305,534
Posted By karitoki
Back at ya Tony! ...

Back at ya Tony!

http://i705.photobucket.com/albums/ww54/karitoki/2012%20Ride%20with%20Tony/temporary.jpg
A couple of weeks ago there was 10,000+ bikes in this lot!...
Forum: Hacks 11-30-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,171
Posted By karitoki
No takers for a meet?

Too bad. I think it would have been fun to go in with a bunch of other hacks. Might be wet, but it's gonna be fun! Still have to swing by the store and buy a toy. Look forward to meeting those of you...
Forum: Hacks 11-27-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,725
Posted By karitoki
What model rope puller do you use and where do...

What model rope puller do you use and where do you buy one?
Forum: Hacks 11-27-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,171
Posted By karitoki
Well said Windmill!

You're right on that one. It's still a lot of fun, just be prepared for 1-2 hours of bike-watching and socializing, and fifteen minutes of the "parade". It's for a good cause too. Bring a toy, get in...
Forum: Hacks 11-23-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,550
Posted By karitoki
Why do I ride a side car?

I got back into motorcycles after 22 years to large part from reading posts on this site. Started with a Suzuki GS550T and after a year found a GL1100. I stumbled into the Hacks forum and saw how...
Forum: Hacks 11-22-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,806
Posted By karitoki
+1 on the Motorvation Formula! :D ...

+1 on the Motorvation Formula! :D

http://i705.photobucket.com/albums/ww54/karitoki/Sidecar%20Photos/DSCN2423.jpg
Forum: Hacks 11-22-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,171
Posted By karitoki
2012 Lacey Toys for Tots Run

I don't know if its been asked yet, but is anyone else here planning on going to the Toys for Tots run in Lacey next Saturday? If so, how about a bunch of us hack riders meet up somewhere and go in...
Forum: Hacks 11-22-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,550
Posted By karitoki
I think I'm gonna be sick :eek2

I think I'm gonna be sick
:eek2
Forum: Hacks 09-21-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,686
Posted By karitoki
Back again

I've really enjoyed riding the GL with the sidecar this summer! Once I passed the test at the DOL (BTW, it was the last time they were doing the test. Only MSF accepted from now on) I started...
Forum: Hacks 08-18-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 2,305,534
Posted By karitoki
I remember seeing that rig on Craigs List a while...

I remember seeing that rig on Craigs List a while back. A beauty!
Forum: Hacks 06-10-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,593
Posted By karitoki
I have a 1980 GL1100. I believe it has a 17" rim....

I have a 1980 GL1100. I believe it has a 17" rim. Does anyone know off the top of their head if a car tire will fit on the GL1100 rim?
Forum: Hacks 06-03-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 2,305,534
Posted By karitoki
Correct. Here in Washington state you have to get...

Correct. Here in Washington state you have to get what is called an "endorsement" on your drivers license for both motorcycles (3) and three wheeled vehicles (Y). To start the process of getting my...
Forum: Hacks 06-02-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 2,305,534
Posted By karitoki
Thanks Claude. I have no idea what you are...

Thanks Claude. I have no idea what you are talking about,:huh but here's a link to my build which shows just about everything. Maybe you could let me know if I have the above mentioned hardware? I'd...
Forum: Hacks 06-02-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 2,305,534
Posted By karitoki
That''s a shame. Especially after all the work...

That''s a shame. Especially after all the work you put into it. I look forward to seeing more pictures of your GL1500 rig though!
Forum: Hacks 06-02-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 2,305,534
Posted By karitoki
Here is a link to my thread for the build. Also,...

Here is a link to my thread for the build. Also, I noticed yours is a Suzuki GS. I've had a '80 750 and a '84 550T. Solid bikes.What model is yours?
...
Forum: Hacks 06-02-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 2,305,534
Posted By karitoki
Just got this together

1980 GL1100 with 63K. Early 80's Motorvation Formula II with manual torsion bar lever. Brand new to sidecars and really enjoying it! Won't take my driving test until July so it's strictly solo for...
Forum: Hacks 06-02-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 2,305,534
Posted By karitoki
Really?! No more Intruder/Motorvation rig?

Really?! No more Intruder/Motorvation rig?
Forum: Hacks 06-02-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 2,305,534
Posted By karitoki
Wow! And I thought my rig was wide! Looking good...

Wow! And I thought my rig was wide! Looking good though.:D
Forum: Hacks 06-02-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,686
Posted By karitoki
Carved up the right bag to make it fit. ...

Carved up the right bag to make it fit.

http://i705.photobucket.com/albums/ww54/karitoki/DSCN2422.jpg

I am enjoying the GL so much more with the hack than I did before! ...
Forum: Hacks 06-02-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,112
Posted By karitoki
Three large Papa Murphy's pizzas!

Three large Papa Murphy's pizzas!
Forum: Hacks 05-28-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,686
Posted By karitoki
Looks good! How does it stay on? The units I saw...

Looks good! How does it stay on? The units I saw on the company web site have a twisting handle that goes through the center of the can; I don't see it on yours.
Forum: Hacks 05-26-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,686
Posted By karitoki
Okay, I can think of better things to do on a...

Okay, I can think of better things to do on a sunny Saturday, but I want to get this done, so here we go.
Before:
http://i705.photobucket.com/albums/ww54/karitoki/DSCN0709.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 05-26-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,686
Posted By karitoki
Good point. I look forward to seeing what the...

Good point. I look forward to seeing what the Rotopax looks like on your rig. Please post a photo!
Forum: Hacks 05-26-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,686
Posted By karitoki
Hey, thanks for the comment :D Like I said, I...

Hey, thanks for the comment :D Like I said, I have to do some cutting on the bag to get it to fit. Either that or I'm installing a Jerry can.
Forum: Hacks 05-26-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,686
Posted By karitoki
I agree, but the front is as far "out" as it will...

I agree, but the front is as far "out" as it will go. If you look close you can see how far out on the lower front mounting joint the clevis slider tube is. As far as lean out goes, I can manually...
Forum: Hacks 05-25-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,686
Posted By karitoki
Here's the up to date shot of the rig. :D ...

Here's the up to date shot of the rig. :D

http://i705.photobucket.com/albums/ww54/karitoki/DSCN0699.jpg

Is the hack too far from the bike? I have a pipe cutting tool that I could shave off a...
Forum: Hacks 05-19-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,551
Posted By karitoki
Crap.:umph If I had planned a little better I...

Crap.:umph If I had planned a little better I probably could have gone to this thing. I guess I put it out of my mind because I didn't think I'd get my bike done in time. Any other gatherings planned...
Forum: Hacks 05-19-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,686
Posted By karitoki
Been busy since getting back to town, but the...

Been busy since getting back to town, but the project has moved forward. Rattle canned the tub.

http://i705.photobucket.com/albums/ww54/karitoki/DSCN0691.jpg
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Forum: Hacks 05-10-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,686
Posted By karitoki
Thanks for chiming in! I'll take a look at Steer...

Thanks for chiming in! I'll take a look at Steer Rite. I think the tech at Motorvation recomended them too. I'm going to start painting the tub tomorrow once I'm back in town. I'll see what it looks...
Forum: Hacks 05-09-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,686
Posted By karitoki
Looks good. Thanks for sharing. That's an...

Looks good. Thanks for sharing. That's an interesting mounting setup you have there!
Forum: Hacks 05-09-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,686
Posted By karitoki
If you have time, could you post a couple of...

If you have time, could you post a couple of images of how you mounted your steering damper both on the bike and the hack? Also, where about did you buy the damper? Did the mounting hardware come...
Forum: Hacks 05-09-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,521
Posted By karitoki
Great work! Really looks nice!

Great work! Really looks nice!
Forum: Hacks 05-09-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,521
Posted By karitoki
I'm putting a Motorvation hack on my GL1100 and...

I'm putting a Motorvation hack on my GL1100 and would really appreciate it if you would provide more info on the steering damper. What model VW is it for? Can you get them locally? Do you have to buy...
Forum: Hacks 05-09-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,521
Posted By karitoki
Scott, could you please post a image of the rig...

Scott, could you please post a image of the rig from the front? I'm mounting a Motorvation Formula to my GL1100 and I'd like to compare the distance from bike to frame on yours to what I have on mine...
Forum: Hacks 05-09-2012, 02:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,686
Posted By karitoki
Good luck with replacing the head gasket. That...

Good luck with replacing the head gasket. That shouldn't be too bad.

For a rattle-can paint job your Motorvation came out really nice! I plan on just doing mine gloss black, and spray the...
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