Large CSM Hack, Small Schnauzer

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by davebig, Sep 16, 2012.

  1. We're Here

    We're Here Been here awhile

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    DB, very little has changed over the years, same set up for suspension and mounting hardware. Upside down, yup mine are too, and I understand why they should be the other way, no water intrusion. Bolts I know about, facing down and back.
    I think your rear brake is common with the sidecar. Same here, not perfect but very usable.
    Always learning.
  2. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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    Everything old is new again ! I was out at Wheels Unlimited today we where talking about the scarcity of round case bevel head parts and his calling Tunstalls
    this was sitting there and a gentlemen about your ages fun rider.
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    I have no idea what your age really is but Syd's in his 80's I think ! :-)
  3. FR700

    FR700 Heckler ™©®

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    Still, it's a very good starting point. Looks a lot better after its... tub :shog

    Oil weep, likely that it'll have a hardened O ring (on the output shaft) from sitting too long.




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  4. DirtyDR

    DirtyDR Dana

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    Yep, O ring common problem but you have to pull the transmission and clutch to get to it. No problem on regular K bike but the EML subframe on mine takes it to a whole other level.

    Can't see the pictures, wants me to log on to Google.
  5. FR700

    FR700 Heckler ™©®

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    Cat litter? Seriously, dude, just use a cap if you're gonna hide crap :lol2



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    And Dave's edited pic'.


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  6. Hookalatch

    Hookalatch Born Under Bad Sign

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    Thanks for posting those. I cannot see Dave's pictures either. Despite his complaints, what I can see looks very promising.
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  7. airheadDan

    airheadDan Adventurer

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    It sure looks a lot better clean!
  8. We're Here

    We're Here Been here awhile

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    I have no idea what your age really is but Syd's in his 80's I think ! :-)[/QUOTE]

    1942 was a good year.
  9. We're Here

    We're Here Been here awhile

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    Better?

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  10. Strong Bad

    Strong Bad World's Foremost Authority

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    Much! While just about every sidecar mfgr. is using a single sheer connection, I can't get away from my off road racing background where EVERYTHING is in double sheer. I like the "witness" paint dab too!
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  11. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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    None of this is your first rodeo ! Good luck next week with your procedure :-)

    I wonder if the double shear is mandated by the TUV ?
  12. draperg1

    draperg1 PapaBear

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    Dave, have you ever had a problem with a single sheer set up? I have owned 5 rigs and have put together 2 others and have seen countless others all single sheer, never seen a problem but all my rigs have been road rigs, yours have not. Just wondering. Good look with the new project, I like it.
  13. Strong Bad

    Strong Bad World's Foremost Authority

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    Thanks Dave! Hopefully there isn't any luck involved!


    Single sheer = "good enough"

    Double sheer = "proper way"

    Hasn't this been discussed somewhere around here before?

    BTW, mine is in single sheer as DMC built it, and I do have plenty of "adventure" style miles. But, I'm still not happy about it and it almost bugs me to the point of actually doing something about it! If my CDO kicks in I'll change them!
  14. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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    No of course not, I'm one of Claude's overbuilt guys ! But I suspect the TUV likes the Euro's to do it there way ! I believe that they have to submit their engineering to TUV for approval.
    Now I'm a Euro sidecar snob ! :lol3
    My first adventure was a 83 gl1100 Wing with a Ural it was nicely assembled but had 20" of wheel lead and steered like shit, lifted the rear wheel on tight turns !
    I didn't know jack shit and asked seller who probably didn't either had it been professionally installed, he said yes of course so we both got screwed, but a guy who's motto was " affordable sidecar installs" may do about anything ! Live and learn !
    I'd like to say I was a live and let live guy but I'm more of try and expose bullshit for what
  15. FR700

    FR700 Heckler ™©®

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    I've had a lower shock stud fail, at speed. Yes Virginia, it did get interesting This is what Eric got for the Tangerine Dream.



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  16. BMWBUD

    BMWBUD Cancer SUX, Life is Good

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    Looks to me like he is the owner and just tolerating the driver! :-)
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  17. draperg1

    draperg1 PapaBear

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    Its good to know what kind of snobs we are and be honest with ourselves.:scratch Can't wait to see your new project complete you Euro snob!
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  18. SwampFox883R

    SwampFox883R Been here awhile

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    Hey Dave, Dana and crew, if'n I can divert your mind off K-bikes for a moment and back to the oilhead German tractors. Our '98 R1100GS tug won't idle, at all. Further explanation: The bike was running just fine the 1st couple of days of our recent Kisatchie Bayou campout where we survived an big rain and some slick muddy roads. However, on the third day return ride the ole GS wouldn't idle. So we've replaced the fuel filter, cleaned the soot out of the idle air circuit and re-set the throttle body sync. Engine runs good at fast-idle start-up, and runs well down to 1100 rpms <<but only as long as I hold the throttle open just a tad. Once I release the throttle, the engines quits--every time. Any suggestion as what or how to check this idle issue? I need to get this sorted out as I'm supposed to coordinate a ride at the East Texas Sidecar Muster in a couple weeks; wouldn't be quite right doing so on the TW200. Thanks for your help once again.
  19. norton(kel)

    norton(kel) vintage

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    He is God spelled backwards after all:-)
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  20. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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    Damn I had to really think about that one had a similar once, I had bumped the Throttle Position Sensor on left throttle body and it was not really well connected, plugged it back in and reset it by pulling fuse to shut down electrical system installed fuse turn on ignition without starting, open throttle wide open and allow it to close.Turn ignition off then back on and start engine.
    If the TPS isn't set correctly it will let the engine run but not idle or run well if you open throttle suddenly.
    Or if the TPS has moved it can be a pain to reset but it's doable need a voltage meter. http://www.ibmwr.org/r-tech/oilheads/t-screw.shtml
    If you got it real wet pull plug leads off blow them out and add some dielectric grease to plug lead. My best guess's