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Forum: Central Ė From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-14-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 33,645
Posted By frederickflintsone
Like Mike said I donít have a street bike right...

Like Mike said I donít have a street bike right now. I asked if I could get the tag with my car and he said yes. As much as I would love to be getting 50 mpg riding a GS1200, that is nothing but a...
Forum: Central Ė From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-12-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 33,645
Posted By frederickflintsone
HA HA actualy no, 1st clue NORTH of saginaw.

HA HA actualy no, 1st clue NORTH of saginaw.
Forum: Central Ė From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-12-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 33,645
Posted By frederickflintsone
Never been a part off one of these, I dont know...

Never been a part off one of these, I dont know how easy or hard it is suposed to be.
Forum: Central Ė From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-12-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 33,645
Posted By frederickflintsone
my definition of "doable" would disapoint some,...

my definition of "doable" would disapoint some, if nobody has an idea in a day or two I will throw out a hint or two.

FWIW if you google "bob g caldwell municipal launch" you wouldnt get squat on...
Forum: Central Ė From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-12-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 33,645
Posted By frederickflintsone
mikeS asked me to join in knew where this...

mikeS asked me to join in

knew where this was.

http://img685.imageshack.us/img685/3299/adv1v.jpg
By fflintstone (http://profile.imageshack.us/user/fflintstone) at 2012-09-12

so here it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,051
Posted By frederickflintsone
I donít own either (yet) I want a GSA, and every...

I donít own either (yet) I want a GSA, and every time I see a GS for sale I just donít want to settle.
Forum: Hacks 09-07-2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,546
Posted By frederickflintsone
If you want it buy it

If you want it buy it. i have bean looking for a sidecar rig for about a year and a half. I wont/cant pay what other people will. I would love an 05 or newer GU. these bikes seam to have much higher...
Forum: Hacks 08-28-2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 867
Posted By frederickflintsone
an affordable sidecar rig

I have been searching craigslist for a year and a half tring to find an affordable sidecar rig. my funds for a toy have dimenished greatly in that time, but this one I think I can swing....
Forum: Hacks 08-07-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 837
Posted By frederickflintsone
It's worth what someone will give you for it.

weather you are selling a used condom, or a bar of gold, It's worth what someone will give you for it. that being said. keep checking compleated listings on Ebay. bear in mind regional...
Forum: Hacks 07-28-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By frederickflintsone
check out the soviet steeds website

there is a faq section for nubbies and this question has been given alot of different responces. the question with ANY of the ural,denpr,cj rigs is, HOW MUCH DO YOU WISH TO WRENCH? unless you have...
Forum: Hacks 07-27-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 922
Posted By frederickflintsone
do not take your kids on your first ride!

I do not yet own a ural, but i have driven 3 for short periods. I have ridden motorcycles for 30 years and a sidecar rig is NOT someting you want to take lightly. your motorcycle exsperiance means...
Forum: Hacks 07-16-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,713
Posted By frederickflintsone
in theory, the lowest octane works best

my car has over 10:1 compression ratio it requires premium, and runs like a scaleded dog up to its 8,200 rpm readline. my KTM also has high compresion and needs premium as well. on every other gas...
Forum: Hacks 07-05-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,696
Posted By frederickflintsone
didnt know at the time

when I looked at the bike you bought, I didnt know what I know now. It was the first ural I ever looked at. my leg was in a cast and i had to have my best freind drive it for me. (he had major issues...
Forum: Hacks 07-05-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,696
Posted By frederickflintsone
the piant shouldnt fall off

I have driven more then one, I looked at an older one that blew so much smoke I was afraid the EPA would come (it only had 3,400 kms on the clock). I have ridden in the hack of one and had a much...
Forum: Hacks 07-03-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,184
Posted By frederickflintsone
max overkill

owning both a ktm EXC520 and a yamaha raptor atv, I was pleased to see ktm come out with there 525atv. it would be a blast on our states(michigan) atv trails. that thing on the other hand, would be...
Forum: Hacks 07-02-2008, 07:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,696
Posted By frederickflintsone
supply and demand

this is the only reason they are still selling now.

with the caveate that I dont own one, I still say they are an inferior product and not up to world standards, part of there apeal is the...
Forum: Hacks 07-01-2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,696
Posted By frederickflintsone
insulting testors

you are realy insulting testors model paint by associating it with ural paint.
testors works quite well on plastic.
the company I work for is building a plant in russia, and the horror stories I am...
Forum: Hacks 06-17-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,006
Posted By frederickflintsone
japanese sidecar rigs

in the year and a half i have lookning for a sidecar rig i can afford at this time, the only non cj-ural-dnepr rig i have foung for sale was a honda silver wing with a car of unspeifide origin. this...
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,006
Posted By frederickflintsone
who knows?

if a CJ with at propane machinegun can go for 7 grand, than this bike should fetch $25,000. it wont, but i figure its worth alot more than that CJ.
In my short study of sidecar rigs, I have found...
Forum: Hacks 05-30-2008, 02:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,268
Posted By frederickflintsone
$6,919.41????

almost 7K for the package, I thought the bike was way overpriced when it was offered to me @$5,500 a month and a half ago. I guess that is why I still dont own a sidecar rig. I guess I should have...
Forum: Hacks 05-27-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,287
Posted By frederickflintsone
first, nothing spent on anything with tits or...

first, nothing spent on anything with tits or wheels can be considered an "investment" that being said, accesories are another story. while the bike may be worth 70% of purchase price, accesories are...
Forum: Hacks 05-26-2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,287
Posted By frederickflintsone
low gs resale??

I have been wanting a BMW GS for well over a year. I have found their resale value to be so assininely high that I will wait till I can afford a brand new one. your gs (condition and mileage...
Forum: Hacks 05-26-2008, 07:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,268
Posted By frederickflintsone
same bike, buyer beware!!!

If you look at my post dated 04/09/2008
the bike pictured is the same bike as the ebay bike (ss464277)
the story i got from the used car dealer was that he took both bikes in trade as a down...
Forum: Hacks 05-24-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,268
Posted By frederickflintsone
chang jiang

that bike was for sale a month ago in michigan. a used car dealer in lapeer had it on his lot (along with a dnepr) and was asking $5,500
if you look at my post "whats it worth?" a month back you wil...
Forum: Hacks 04-14-2008, 07:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,306
Posted By frederickflintsone
Too much

4k for the dnepr and 5.5k for the cj with the machine gun. I feel either bike is worth 2.5-3.5 k here in michigan. depending on what one is willing to spend. ( I would only buy at the lower end) we...
Forum: Hacks 04-13-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,306
Posted By frederickflintsone
thanks for all the imput and opinions

Money is a problem right now since I have none, but if spending a grand more will get a two-wheel drive than I will. I would rather not buy a bike now, and resell it to get what I want.
I already...
Forum: Hacks 04-10-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,306
Posted By frederickflintsone
price is everything

Unfortunately money is the primary reason, if I had more cash I would pick up a 05 or newer gear up and be done with it. I donít have a spare 7.5k or more lying around. What I do have is a burning...
Forum: Hacks 04-09-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,306
Posted By frederickflintsone
the Dnepr is a flathead, just like the CJ, what i...

the Dnepr is a flathead, just like the CJ, what i would prefer is a 2wd Dnepr w/an ohv engine, and unless alot of people sway my opinion a link front end
Forum: Hacks 04-09-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,306
Posted By frederickflintsone
What it worth?

I would like to own a sidecar rig. I have just started researching them. These bikes are not really what I want but they are near by. The Dnepr is a 60ís vintage bike. The chang jang has a 42 bmw vin...
Forum: Hacks 03-26-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,446
Posted By frederickflintsone
I dont have much faith in these bikes.

I have always thought it would be cool to own a sidecar bike; I have been mildly interested in Urals, Dneprís and cjís for about a year. I went to look at a 97 Ural last fall. The bike had less than...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,895
Posted By frederickflintsone
I once road for over an hour at 13 degrees (F) on...

I once road for over an hour at 13 degrees (F) on an unfared hawk GT. I was commuting to work. My car was broke; I was living in my pickup camper so it wasn’t moving. (Aren’t divorces wonderful)? I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,889
Posted By frederickflintsone
ready to go

my son LOVES motorcycles. I took him to the bike show in january and he didnt want to get off the bikes. Daddy couldnt be more proud.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2008, 11:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,889
Posted By frederickflintsone
kids on motorcycles

you are going to wait a year! my just tured 2 year old is very skilled on a trycycle, and he got a 2 wheeler for his birthday 2 weeks ago, and the trike is seldom ridden. I made a deal with his mom...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,357
Posted By frederickflintsone
yeah its freakin huge!! i would like to put a...

yeah its freakin huge!! i would like to put a smaller/lighter can on it but they are not realy an off the shelf item, and money is tight right now.
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,357
Posted By frederickflintsone
thanks

Thanks for the tip. as soon as it comes out of storage, I will put that into the maintainace schedual. I put anti-sieze on just about every bolt i ever remove.
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,357
Posted By frederickflintsone
Mz 660 Supermoto

My last street bike was my old 93 Honda xr600 converted to a supermotard. My previous bike was a Yamaha Vmax. The 600 was a huge step down from the Vmax power wise but far more nimble. Although...
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