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Re: My Sidecar Project
« Reply #320 on: August 06, 2019, 11:35:24 am »
My apologies to the enthusiasts for the lack of updates Just pottering at the Moment fixing up pieces etc while waiting for some shocks from Superfoxi and to see Laban tomorrow to measure up the tub on his car. Then also waiting for a booking to give the 1150 some much needed TLC.

While there is down time I've put the 1150 back together for probably its last trip ( as a bike) to the thumper bash this weekend.
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Re: My Sidecar Project
« Reply #321 on: August 07, 2019, 03:46:30 pm »
Toe  kom kuier oom Chris dat ek bietjie van sy tub met die oog kan steel. Die Oubaas lyk nog sommeer heel goed en vol stories. Lekker gekuier. Sylvo moes ongelukkig by die huis bly die keer.
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Re: My Sidecar Project
« Reply #322 on: August 10, 2019, 09:15:39 pm »
Haai daar Manne!
Ek was te lanklaas op die forum. Ek's bly ek't besluit om die' te lees. BAIE interessant.
Vinnige vraag... kan mens 'n sidecar op 'n 400 sit?
Ek reken julle sal vir my se ek moet die tub van 'n bamboes mandjie maak om dit lig genoeg te maak... of hoe?  ;)

Ek stel al 'n hele ruk in sidecars belang, maar het nie die moela om nou 'n groter tjor te koop... en in elk geval ek's nog baie lief vir my DRZ ;D
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Re: My Sidecar Project
« Reply #323 on: August 10, 2019, 09:22:05 pm »
Haai daar Manne!
Ek was te lanklaas op die forum. Ek's bly ek't besluit om die' te lees. BAIE interessant.
Vinnige vraag... kan mens 'n sidecar op 'n 400 sit?
Ek reken julle sal vir my se ek moet die tub van 'n bamboes mandjie maak om dit lig genoeg te maak... of hoe?  ;)

Ek stel al 'n hele ruk in sidecars belang, maar het nie die moela om nou 'n groter tjor te koop... en in elk geval ek's nog baie lief vir my DRZ ;D

Ek het al n sidecar op n 125 gesien, dis net n baie ligter konstruksie.
Hier is n paar KLR650's met sidecars op forum, oa Stevo
Die Ural sidecar is elkgeval nie n kragreus nie en doen baie goed.
So bou gerus joy sidecar en noet hom netnie 'over engineer's nie
 

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Re: My Sidecar Project
« Reply #324 on: August 11, 2019, 08:04:52 am »
In NZ.
 

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« Reply #325 on: August 11, 2019, 10:34:55 am »
 ;)

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Re: My Sidecar Project
« Reply #326 on: August 11, 2019, 12:13:29 pm »
;)


hub Centre steering etc etc, all fun except for the passenger😳
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Re: My Sidecar Project
« Reply #327 on: August 14, 2019, 04:11:10 pm »
At last my real welder is back from his six weeks overseas holiday  :eek7: (fark, I picked the wrong job)

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Re: My Sidecar Project
« Reply #328 on: August 14, 2019, 04:53:48 pm »
At last my real welder is back from his six weeks overseas holiday  :eek7: (fark, I picked the wrong job)

Some porn.
me I would have a couple of holes drilled back from the weld and do a plug weld for reinforcement. :peepwall:
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Re: My Sidecar Project
« Reply #329 on: August 14, 2019, 05:17:48 pm »
At last my real welder is back from his six weeks overseas holiday  :eek7: (fark, I picked the wrong job)

Some porn.
me I would have a couple of holes drilled back from the weld and do a plug weld for reinforcement. :peepwall:
Maybe his welder is a pro...   :peepwall:
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Re: My Sidecar Project
« Reply #330 on: August 14, 2019, 05:33:29 pm »
At last my real welder is back from his six weeks overseas holiday  :eek7: (fark, I picked the wrong job)

Some porn.
me I would have a couple of holes drilled back from the weld and do a plug weld for reinforcement. :peepwall:

Done. Thsi oke built boats that went around the oceans. He pays attention and knows. Did I metion he is German. The craftsmen I admire most. Learned from his father since before he could walk
...dis nooit te laat om n happy childhood te he nie !

…, I wish I could own them all, and until I can afford to own them all at once, I will own them one at a time... 
 

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Re: My Sidecar Project
« Reply #331 on: August 14, 2019, 05:37:49 pm »
At last my real welder is back from his six weeks overseas holiday  :eek7: (fark, I picked the wrong job)

Some porn.
me I would have a couple of holes drilled back from the weld and do a plug weld for reinforcement. :peepwall:

Done. Thsi oke built boats that went around the oceans. He pays attention and knows. Did I metion he is German. The craftsmen I admire most. Learned from his father since before he could walk

O ja...DAAI Duitser  :thumleft:

Hy mag maar weld  :thumleft:
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Re: My Sidecar Project
« Reply #332 on: August 14, 2019, 05:39:44 pm »
At last my real welder is back from his six weeks overseas holiday  :eek7: (fark, I picked the wrong job)

Some porn.
me I would have a couple of holes drilled back from the weld and do a plug weld for reinforcement. :peepwall:

Done. Thsi oke built boats that went around the oceans. He pays attention and knows. Did I metion he is German. The craftsmen I admire most. Learned from his father since before he could walk

O ja...DAAI Duitser  :thumleft:

Hy mag maar weld  :thumleft:
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Wag tot ons die tub doen en hy aluminium weld. Dit sal jou ń natte gee. Hy is n kunstenaar
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Re: My Sidecar Project
« Reply #333 on: August 14, 2019, 06:00:09 pm »
At last my real welder is back from his six weeks overseas holiday  :eek7: (fark, I picked the wrong job)

Some porn.
me I would have a couple of holes drilled back from the weld and do a plug weld for reinforcement. :peepwall:

Done. Thsi oke built boats that went around the oceans. He pays attention and knows. Did I metion he is German. The craftsmen I admire most. Learned from his father since before he could walk

No issue G just a comment, its the type of thing we would do, however since you don't have to have 5 Box Files of calculations to back it up, I reckon you are good.  :biggrin:
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Re: My Sidecar Project
« Reply #334 on: August 14, 2019, 06:06:57 pm »
At last my real welder is back from his six weeks overseas holiday  :eek7: (fark, I picked the wrong job)

Some porn.
me I would have a couple of holes drilled back from the weld and do a plug weld for reinforcement. :peepwall:

Done. Thsi oke built boats that went around the oceans. He pays attention and knows. Did I metion he is German. The craftsmen I admire most. Learned from his father since before he could walk

O ja...DAAI Duitser  :thumleft:

Hy mag maar weld  :thumleft:
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Wag tot ons die tub doen en hy aluminium weld. Dit sal jou ń natte gee. Hy is n kunstenaar

They don't make them anymore G, our specialist real top end welders in our German Factories and Construction sites used to be Polish, they have moved on to Norway etc where the can get better rates, vacuum now filled by the Bosnians, they are great guys, but don't fuck them around. :peepwall:
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Re: My Sidecar Project
« Reply #335 on: August 20, 2019, 08:41:40 pm »
Da Peeg has a full outfit, ask him for pics :biggrin:

Have spoken too him and know his rig.  :thumleft:

I would have preferred a higher ride for dirt. 

Maybe I need to get more info from "Woody" about fitting an actuator... :scratch:
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Re: My Sidecar Project
« Reply #336 on: August 22, 2019, 07:57:04 am »
Da Peeg has a full outfit, ask him for pics :biggrin:

Have spoken too him and know his rig.  :thumleft:

I would have preferred a higher ride for dirt. 

Maybe I need to get more info from "Woody" about fitting an actuator... :scratch:

Show me pics of the attachment and subframe on the bike. You have to make that higher too. The actuator only raises and lowers the suspension
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Re: My Sidecar Project
« Reply #337 on: August 23, 2019, 08:08:42 pm »
And then suddenly its done, frames, hardware and mounting brackets. Some tidying and finishing to do and make the brake caliper bracket. Time to start on the tub.
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« Reply #338 on: August 23, 2019, 09:27:07 pm »
Looking fw to see what you decide on wrt tub  8)
 

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Re: My Sidecar Project
« Reply #339 on: August 24, 2019, 01:34:27 pm »
Will make an alu frame similar to the shape of Laban' and then clad it with aluminium. My worry is despite me laying on the metal it seems too light at this stage. With the rolling chassis I'm at 60kg. Target weight is 110kg

With weight distribution at this stage I'm right on the number at around 20% on the sidecar wheel. Accidental design  :lol8:
« Last Edit: August 24, 2019, 01:37:24 pm by Gérrard »
...dis nooit te laat om n happy childhood te he nie !

…, I wish I could own them all, and until I can afford to own them all at once, I will own them one at a time...