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Forum: Hacks 04-19-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7,391
Views: 2,751,430
Posted By DJ1
Nothing wrong with cheap and easy! I had a...

Nothing wrong with cheap and easy!

I had a small, square LED laying around when I was building the bumper so I tweaked it enough to slip one in there, nice for lighting up the road side when...
Forum: Hacks 04-18-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7,391
Views: 2,751,430
Posted By DJ1
I'll try and get one for your tomorrow, how is it...

I'll try and get one for your tomorrow, how is it that you would like her posed? Nice mountain in the background? A stream maybe? :evil


Thanks SCJohn, more importantly my bride is really...
Forum: Hacks 04-17-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7,391
Views: 2,751,430
Posted By DJ1
Mountain time..

and not the zone!

http://www.captaincheeto.com/coppermine/albums/userpics/10018/IMG_3467_28800x60029.jpg

http://www.captaincheeto.com/coppermine/albums/userpics/10018/IMG_3463_28800x60029.jpg
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Forum: Hacks 04-15-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,706
Posted By DJ1
Thanks for the posters who have played along... ...

Thanks for the posters who have played along...






Not sure what your point is, your info and smart ass jabs aren't what this thread is about.:baldy I think I'm done here.
Forum: Hacks 04-14-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,706
Posted By DJ1
Got a chance to weigh the big rig this weekend. I...

Got a chance to weigh the big rig this weekend. I had a nice sized tool kit and about 3 gallons of gas total on board, other than that it was empty.

900 lbs total.

-Steer 320 lbs

-Drive 380...
Forum: Hacks 04-07-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 117,302
Posted By DJ1
I took a couple pics of this rig at the Wheels...

I took a couple pics of this rig at the Wheels through time museum last August, neat looking set up!

http://www.captaincheeto.com/coppermine/albums/userpics/10018/287_28800x45029.jpg
Forum: Hacks 04-05-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,840
Posted By DJ1
Necrothread... Sportsters... We are taking...

Necrothread...

Sportsters... We are taking over the world!:D
Forum: Hacks 04-02-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By DJ1
http://www.captaincheeto.com/coppermine/albums/use...

http://www.captaincheeto.com/coppermine/albums/userpics/10018/a1-beefer-more-speed-art-gmllr1it-1speedometer.jpg

:D
Forum: Hacks 04-02-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7,391
Views: 2,751,430
Posted By DJ1
+1! So, when are you planning on getting it...

+1! So, when are you planning on getting it dirty? I am getting close to having ours back on the road again, would need to break it in right!
Forum: Hacks 03-28-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,671
Posted By DJ1
Great report

Great build but then I am a little bias towards Sportys and sporty hacks! Well done!
Forum: Hacks 02-07-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,104
Posted By DJ1
OH BABY, air shift brownie and a 5 speed is the...

OH BABY, air shift brownie and a 5 speed is the cats ass!

And you're right on the money about the 5X4. I loved that set up, had a deep under and double over, You could put it in the bean hole...
Forum: Hacks 02-07-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,104
Posted By DJ1
Looks like an RTO main box and deep under...

Looks like an RTO main box and deep under brownie, same set up I started on ..... a few years ago:D

There are days I miss having the selection, If I were to spec my own rig out it would have a...
Forum: Hacks 02-05-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,672
Posted By DJ1
My chopper rig has just under 3" at the back of...

My chopper rig has just under 3" at the back of the bike frame and 8 under the car frame. We do some off highway with it but keep it to better gravel roads, even then you have to watch the big pot...
Forum: Hacks 01-28-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 46,666
Posted By DJ1
That never stopped Dave:rofl ...

That never stopped Dave:rofl




Looks like your scheduled is as busy as mine, yours just has more fun stuff. I owe my bride a week trip at the very least, if we can swing it I would like to...
Forum: Hacks 01-25-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 46,666
Posted By DJ1
I've looked at the route, watched the video and...

I've looked at the route, watched the video and would love to do it, that's what I built this rig for! Getting the time may be a problem but we can work on that.





OH come on, lets hear it...
Forum: Hacks 01-24-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 46,666
Posted By DJ1
I tore it apart!

to keep it from rusting!

I tore it down, cleaned everything up and took then over to my cousins shop to paint.

...
Forum: Hacks 01-05-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 46,666
Posted By DJ1
If the tank is freaking you out that much .......

If the tank is freaking you out that much .... maybe I'll keep it!:rofl

Probably won't build one unless I give up looking. Paughco makes a 4.2 gallon that would give me almost another gallon....
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By DJ1
I've lived in the area most of my life so you...

I've lived in the area most of my life so you take advantage of the sunny weather when you can!

I'm not to far from you and there are others, no reason we can't get together and have some fun!...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By DJ1
I am in the process of building it, its road...

I am in the process of building it, its road worthy and I couldn't wait any longer after almost 2 years! :evil Mostly just finish work and little stuff left to do. This ride was to help decide on...
Forum: Hacks 01-05-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,027
Posted By DJ1
Try Unit ...

Try Unit http://unitsidecars.grptanksandponds.com/Unit-Leading-Link-Forks.php, they build a nice fork, there page says they have measurements for over 300 motorcycles.

After driving a rig with...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-04-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 893,942
Posted By DJ1
Its a great place, just a little to crowded for...

Its a great place, just a little to crowded for me during the summer!

As far as the weather goes there it can be a toss up, when it's clear and cold it can be the best for sunsets and star...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-04-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 893,942
Posted By DJ1
Kalaloch campground

last Monday evening.

http://www.captaincheeto.com/coppermine/albums/userpics/10018/IMG_3303_28800x60029.jpg
Forum: Hacks 01-03-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,856
Posted By DJ1
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v221/ddnw2000/fu...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v221/ddnw2000/fun%20pics/Hijacked.jpg
Forum: Hacks 01-02-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,091
Posted By DJ1
Happy New Year!!!! Some great stuff in them...

Happy New Year!!!!

Some great stuff in them 150 pages! I know I have learned a ton of things and hope to give back to the forum.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-31-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By DJ1
Almost forgot this one! ...

Almost forgot this one!
http://www.captaincheeto.com/coppermine/albums/userpics/10018/IMG_20141229_164920298_HDR_28800x45029.jpg
Forum: Hacks 12-31-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,706
Posted By DJ1
Loaded weight..revised...

I spent a couple hours searching for info on loaded weight of rigs when loaded for traveling. I was able to find a few comments but nothing with lots of weights.

In some of the builds lately...
Forum: Hacks 12-31-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 46,666
Posted By DJ1
We took a short shakedown run earlier this week..

we both had a blast, it was cold at times but that's part of winter camping. We have some solid ideas on how we want to finish it off and some things to think about when it comes to weight.

Here's...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-31-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By DJ1
Overnight shakedown run on the OL Hack

A couple years ago I was looking through YouTube or someplace and came cross a video, I had been interested in hacks for a while and this was the kick in the ass I needed. It was what planted the...
Forum: Hacks 12-26-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 46,666
Posted By DJ1
More road testing today...

this time, GRAVEL and a little mud!

We've been having some great weather, if this keeps up the thing may never get painted. :rofl

Today I had a couple hours so I took off and hit some...
Forum: Hacks 12-26-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,470
Posted By DJ1
Subscribed! I'm really looking forward to...

Subscribed!

I'm really looking forward to seeing this!:wings
Forum: Hacks 12-21-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 17,402
Posted By DJ1
Build them!!!

I have about 200 pics of bikes with LL that I've saved over the last few years, many of the legs go past a vertical angle.

When I was designing my LL I originally drew it with vertical legs but...
Forum: Hacks 12-15-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 117,302
Posted By DJ1
Not me the best I can do is 10.5" on a U bend...

Not me the best I can do is 10.5" on a U bend with my 1.25" OD, 4.5" die, you guys with your fancy 180 degree 4.5" CLR dies:D

The rig looks great, I love the way it came together and can't wait...
Forum: Hacks 12-15-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 46,666
Posted By DJ1
More road testing last weekend. I replaced the...

More road testing last weekend. I replaced the hiems in the lower pivots with a higher quality joint, the ones I removed both had play in them. I also added a lower U brace to the legs, it was just...
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 101,083
Posted By DJ1
Great report

Glad you're out riding that machine! Some heated sock liners and you would be good to go!

We had nice weather, cool in the mid 40's and mostly sunny. We took the little rig to town today for...
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,494
Posted By DJ1
Since you

didn't specify how much what....

I have about 150-200 hours in our big rig and 10-15 into the small rig. :D

As far as money, I don't know, I quit watching that years ago for my own...
Forum: Hacks 12-13-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,972
Posted By DJ1
Great video, makes me want to do a winter trip to...

Great video, makes me want to do a winter trip to the high desert!
Forum: Hacks 12-13-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 884
Views: 101,083
Posted By DJ1
That's a very nice rig, glad you gave it a home....

That's a very nice rig, glad you gave it a home. The LL are nice, if you settle in, it doesn't take long to get used to the difference if the rig is well sorted. Justin looks like he is content being...
Forum: Hacks 12-11-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,389
Posted By DJ1
The bike should lean away from the car just a...

The bike should lean away from the car just a bit, its called lean out. It has a great deal to so with the steering. I think I would discount anything the PO had to say when it comes to technical...
Forum: Hacks 12-10-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 46,666
Posted By DJ1
Finished mounting the front fender this evening....

Finished mounting the front fender this evening. I was off early yesterday and was able to get the strut bend and the tacked up. I seams the tire throws rocks, who would have thought that:D We have...
Forum: Hacks 12-07-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 101,083
Posted By DJ1
350 miles, freezing rain, that will be just fine...

350 miles, freezing rain, that will be just fine for Justin, you might need to harden up a bit! I'd bet you could stretch it out to 500 and get a back road or three!

We'll be looking for you!...
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