Sidecars- Lets see em.

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by England-Kev, Nov 14, 2007.

  1. Nemo DeNovo

    Nemo DeNovo Banned

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    A good trick for sealing beads is to leave the valve out and shoot 3 or 4 VERY small squirts of ether starting fluid inside the tire, then throw in a match to ignite. The resulting small explosion with "blow" the bead on. Then use a rag to insert the valve before all the pressure bleeds off, and air it up. This is how big truck tires are mounted, and works well for ATV's too :wink:

    Be careful!!! Not too much juice!
  2. bk brkr baker

    bk brkr baker Long timer

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    Nemo I tried that with gas on an implement wheel with a big ass high flotation tire on it. A little scarry, and then it went down before I could cap it.Must need more practice.
  3. Nemo DeNovo

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    Yeah, ya gotta start with a little. If it's not enough use a little more. Then shove the valve in as soon as the bead seals. I wouldn't use gas tho, it burns too slow. Ether gives a good pop and goes out, you don't want a flame shooting out the valve stem while you're trying to plug it :lol3
  4. Mark 42

    Mark 42 Foiley

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  5. Richard-NL

    Richard-NL Sidecar Fan

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    Somebody told me two of my old sidecar-outfits were for sale on our local sales sites. When looking at those advertisements, I saw this for sale:

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  6. Richard-NL

    Richard-NL Sidecar Fan

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  7. Richard-NL

    Richard-NL Sidecar Fan

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  8. AceRph

    AceRph Affluenza Free! Administrator

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    Hey Richard!!

    What does a rig like this cost?

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  9. Richard-NL

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    Ace, the guy is asking 15,500 Euro’s for this 1999 Bike. The outfit was built in 2006. Not cheap. :eek1 <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>
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  10. bk brkr baker

    bk brkr baker Long timer

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    At the Peoria TT in 2008

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  11. McCardigan

    McCardigan happy Budda

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    G/day all, back with a few more Oz outfits.

    This is Dick Barrington's outfit, with his own idea of front wheel suspension using a rear BMW K single sided suspension.

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    He is a hard pusher of the outfit and ended up with this on the way to Birdsville.
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    Notice the astute use of fencing wire to hold the frame together, never leave home without a good pair of wire cutters:lol3:lol3

    Who say's you need horsepower to tour Oz?

    Greg and Robin Doubleday's 350 Jawa outfit complete with matching accessories

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    But it to needed a bit of welding as well.
    Note the one finger salute, long before ADVR was even an idea and claims it as its own. (these photo's taken August 1996 on the way to the OCR at Wollogorang Old)

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    Here is Toad of WA with his toadmobile saluting the camera
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    Nick and family

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    Beet when he and his outfit were lean and mean:lol3

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    Compare to this as he got older:lol3:lol3:lol3

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    Sally enjoying the mighty Tuck Truck, Herbie not so sure about his, and for good reason

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    Airheads are like Poms (don't like water:D). The Tuck Truck to the rescue:clap

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    You can bet Trish the sidecar passenger was happy that she had protection.

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    The Royal pub at Eromonga Qld, whose claim to fame is that it is the furthest pub from the sea anywhere in Oz:freaky

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    My first outfit coming out of the Alpine Rally on the Rules Point rd, June 1986.

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    to this, when the Tuck Truck was still virginal:lol3

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    Opps, had just better check that there is enough fuel. Heading to Barkley Homestead from Wollorgorang NT.
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    Sandover Hwy NT, August last year, dirt all the way:clap:clap

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    Doing a bit of circle work on Slab's 1200 Bandit:clap
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    A broken frame, miles from anywhere. No big deal.

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    A spot of welding and we are away
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    Here's to sidecars and touring, just dosen't get any better then this

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    Cheers
  12. claude

    claude Sidecar Jockey

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    Excellent pics Chris..:clap :clap :clap ...please keep em coming:wings
  13. claude

    claude Sidecar Jockey

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    USD Conversion $20,430 I think. Wonder what a new build cost today??
  14. Erik RS

    Erik RS Three Wheel Maniac

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    Chris, love those pics. Seems the Ozzies understand what it is all about.
    Should go over there and see if I can do some of them trails.:clap
  15. Country Doc

    Country Doc Wanderer

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    That rig is spectacular. Claude, have you built another HU style rig yet? I remember the R100GS one you built a couple of years back.

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  16. AceRph

    AceRph Affluenza Free! Administrator

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    $20,400USD. Lots of bucks for an 1100 rig, but sure looks nice.
  17. Richard-NL

    Richard-NL Sidecar Fan

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    Well, I agree it&#8217;s pretty expensive. But all is relative. This morning I paid (converted) 6.78 USD for a gallon of 95 RON (EUR 1.359 per liter) and a new Ural Wjuga will cost close to 18,000 USD over here. (9,411 EURO Nett + VAT + Luxury tax). :huh


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  18. Richard-NL

    Richard-NL Sidecar Fan

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    Great pics Chris. Can you give us some more info on the emergency welding? :ear Only 24 Volts eh?


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  19. Kyler

    Kyler Confused Hack Nut

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    +1 - that looks like a mandatory item for adventure hacks!
  20. tripodtiger

    tripodtiger Off riding around on bitumen circles.

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    That's about $27000 AUD (this week). A new Ural is somewhere around $18000.

    You usually get what you pay for.:nod