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Forum: Hacks 09-15-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By catneck
Always fighting : thrifty vs sensible.. I'm...

Always fighting : thrifty vs sensible..
I'm part Scot after all.
Not all German.
Forum: Hacks 09-14-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By catneck
Well the Bandit can do much more than 50.:clap

Well the Bandit can do much more than 50.:clap
Forum: Hacks 09-14-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By catneck
Ok. Message delivered. I will unconsider this...

Ok.
Message delivered.
I will unconsider this option..
Thanks for the input.
Forum: Hacks 09-13-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,116
Posted By catneck
It needed a pulser coil to make it run more than...

It needed a pulser coil to make it run more than a mile...
<a href="http://s295.photobucket.com/user/cat_neck/media/Suzuki%20Bandit%20Ural%20CJ/20140911_185157_zpscdpkuaye.jpg.html"...
Forum: Hacks 09-13-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By catneck
Dark(er)side: Car Tires...Temp Spares?

Read a pile of threads on pusher car tires.
Lots of different ideas. Here's mine.
Seems the 135/80R17 "donut" spare is a right size.
I know these are clearly stamped 50 mph, & temporary use...
Forum: Hacks 09-03-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6,479
Views: 2,391,901
Posted By catneck
Here's 1 some of you will recognize

My just acquired 1996 Suzuki Bandit 600S/Ural/CJ:
http://i295.photobucket.com/albums/mm127/cat_neck/Suzuki%20Bandit%20Ural%20CJ/20140831_105538_zpsdjgtlw3w.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 09-01-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,216
Posted By catneck
Ok: Stopped the jr restorer seller from rattle...

Ok:
Stopped the jr restorer seller from rattle canning the entire rig. Patina is the game and this truck is a player.
Started removing his handiwork and reinstalled the bumpers and bench seat (he...
Forum: Hacks 09-01-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,216
Posted By catneck
Actually it's a CJ tub on a Ural frame. Still...

Actually it's a CJ tub on a Ural frame.
Still sorta looking for an airhead. This is a gateway hack.
Traded my old KZ for a cool 65 Chevrolet C10 today.
Kinda running outta room at the project...
Forum: Hacks 08-31-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,216
Posted By catneck
Hey RedMenace, thanks for the double monkey ride!...

Hey RedMenace, thanks for the double monkey ride!
Nary a wiggle on the way home.
Now to enlist some unsuspecting buddies for the unload.
Reverse would help!
Forum: Hacks 08-31-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,216
Posted By catneck
Hey Ivan Rider. Looks familiar! Message or...

Hey Ivan Rider.
Looks familiar!
Message or email me.
Forum: Hacks 08-29-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3,485
Views: 592,910
Posted By catneck
Yamaha FZ1 with Sidecar

http://houston.craigslist.org/mcy/4639749960.html
Yard the sissy bar and this would look good. Bit steep on the $$, though.
Forum: Hacks 08-28-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,216
Posted By catneck
Saw that. Thanks for the background on that rig...

Saw that. Thanks for the background on that rig Jay.
Dunno much about Sputnik, Interesting..
Forum: Hacks 08-27-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,216
Posted By catneck
Still looking for an airhead rig. Deal up in the...

Still looking for an airhead rig. Deal up in the upper PNW went to the first in line. I hate finishing second.
Forum: Hacks 08-24-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,216
Posted By catneck
Thanks. Have a couple of (relatively) close rigs...

Thanks. Have a couple of (relatively) close rigs pending.
*Edit 1 (cool ADV rental car rig) home now, but I still think I need an airhead...*
Forum: Hacks 08-15-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,216
Posted By catneck
RedMenace & I are closing in on a deal. But its...

RedMenace & I are closing in on a deal.
But its not an airhead.
It has twice as many cylinders than it needs to.
Heck it's not even German.
What's better than a sidecar rig?
2 sidecar rigs.
So...
Forum: Hacks 08-14-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,216
Posted By catneck
I know. Think the other Vstrom rig was a 1000 in...

I know. Think the other Vstrom rig was a 1000 in Utah.
In the mix. Thanks for being a major finder of these deals davebig.
Forum: Hacks 08-14-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,216
Posted By catneck
Pm sent.

Pm sent.
Forum: Hacks 08-14-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,216
Posted By catneck
I know, have been in contact with soldierguy. ...

I know, have been in contact with soldierguy.
Stop teasing me with Olga, would'ja?
Still sorry I missed that deal.
Forum: Hacks 08-14-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3,485
Views: 592,910
Posted By catneck
Interesting rig, is that a GSA wheel on the car...

Interesting rig, is that a GSA wheel on the car and the rear of the tug?
Forum: Hacks 08-12-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,216
Posted By catneck
Sell me your hack..

Been close on a couple deals. Have a couple parts and pieces, but want a finished rig.
For sale/cl thread has come close, but maybe one of you has been sitting on the fence.
Ideal rig:
Airhead...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By catneck
I was thinking along the same lines.

I was thinking along the same lines.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By catneck
That was quick. Year? Apx value (as is)? Thanks!

That was quick. Year? Apx value (as is)?
Thanks!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By catneck
Triumph ID Please

Unsure what I have found. Cub? Year?

<a href="http://s295.photobucket.com/user/cat_neck/media/Other%20Motorcycles/IMG_2780_zpsnd4ghyjd.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Hacks 07-28-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,433
Posted By catneck
[QUOTE=JohninVT;24713634]A GSA costs $10,000 more...

[QUOTE=JohninVT;24713634]A GSA costs $10,000 more than a Vstrom. Can't you build a pretty nice sidecar rig for ten grand?/QUOTE]

Asking this question assuming both are in the garage.
Forum: Hacks 07-25-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,433
Posted By catneck
Re: Trail reducer. Am I missing something? The...

Re: Trail reducer.
Am I missing something? The trail reducer on the Strom looks good to me. And easy.
<a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-24-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9,938
Views: 2,075,420
Posted By catneck
For some, it makes no difference. It it isn't...

For some, it makes no difference. It it isn't 'Merican alphabet soup, they are all "crotch rockets", or more politely "metric".
Forum: Hacks 07-24-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,433
Posted By catneck
A better tug: GSA or V Strom 1000...

By better, I mean easier/cheaper.
I see the GSA as standard adv rig, but a few VStroms have popped up recently
Seems to me, the Suzuki is a better budget rig.
Am I right in the thought that a...
Forum: Hacks 07-23-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3,485
Views: 592,910
Posted By catneck
http://i295.photobucket.com/albums/mm127/cat_neck/...

http://i295.photobucket.com/albums/mm127/cat_neck/Other%20Motorcycles/P1010004_zps2053293d.jpg (http://s295.photobucket.com/user/cat_neck/media/Other%20Motorcycles/P1010004_zps2053293d.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Hacks 07-22-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3,485
Views: 592,910
Posted By catneck
GSA DMC Rig

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-R-Series-2009-BMW-R1200-GSA-Adventure-with-DMC-Sidecar-Black-/111415558442?forcerrptr=true&hash=item19f0e2812a&item=111415558442&pt=US_motorcycles
Forum: Hacks 06-10-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3,485
Views: 592,910
Posted By catneck
Strom ad links to K100 ad

Think this is correct:
http://detroit.craigslist.org/okl/mcy/4508724620.html
That looks like a well built rig.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8,767
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,208,586
Posted By catneck
wtb: crf230 or250l

Looking for a street legal Honda 230/250.
Whatcha have?
Pm/post here please.
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By catneck
Fully agree on the brand loyaity. But I wanted...

Fully agree on the brand loyaity.
But I wanted a modular for range days.Went with another brand. It also has internal sunvisor.
But I will pack that 1 in the pannier and wear an Arai home....
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By catneck
Arai Pro Shield, Thoughts?

Friend sent me a link, I am an Arai guy, but like the flip down sunshield gadget.
Arai uses an outtie, where most others use an innie.
I believe it is a certification issue.
Experience?
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,484
Posted By catneck
Welll... What did you think of the class?

Welll...
What did you think of the class?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 219,995
Posted By catneck
It's just missing the number 43.

It's just missing the number 43.
Forum: Hacks 04-24-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,484
Posted By catneck
I might add that it would be a good idea to not...

I might add that it would be a good idea to not compare to motorcycling.
The instructors will do that when appropriate.
Pay attention, take notes.
Have fun.
Forum: Hacks 04-20-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By catneck
Hey, I paid full (low) asking price on that tub. ...

Hey, I paid full (low) asking price on that tub.
Since placing it next to the Adventure, it looks to scale on tbe XCountry.
Not a great candidate, but I am working towards that bike pairing.
Forum: Hacks 04-19-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By catneck
I had that same idea. Now searching for the...

I had that same idea. Now searching for the missing bits.
Forum: Hacks 04-19-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By catneck
New aluminum tub, now the fun begins

New tub for:
<a href="http://s295.photobucket.com/user/cat_neck/media/BMW%20RT/20140419_154515_zpsq6hmyidl.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Hacks 04-19-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,024
Posted By catneck
Thanks warkshop. Interesting. My Dnepr was...

Thanks warkshop.

Interesting.
My Dnepr was 52" wide, assume Ural similar.
Last custom I looked at was 60"
Is there a standard width for your shop builds?
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