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2SlickNick 02-07-2017 08:58 PM

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Drilled 1/2" hole on the center line of the bike.

2SlickNick 02-07-2017 09:04 PM

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Welded 1/2" nut to the front of plate ( this welded looks a little sloppy - because I forgot to wipe oil off, after drilling - dohh).

I will thread 1/2" bolt from engine area and then use 1/2" heim ball jojnt.

Heims will be on the sidecar and I will be able to adjust toe-in and toe-out.


Now on to the rear pivot mount.

2SlickNick 02-08-2017 08:07 PM

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Welded on rear pivot mount.
Used some angled steel, drilled 1/2" hole, welded the nut, and violá...

And yes the front pivot mount is higher than rear pivot mount. The front needs to be higher to help with steering the sidecar wheel.

2SlickNick 02-15-2017 07:07 PM

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1/2" heims arrived, so I made front pivot arm.

2SlickNick 02-15-2017 07:12 PM

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Also I trimmed some more frame stuff off kart.
I Will use those frame parts as safety body rails.

I will make rear arm tomorrow. I just purchased a seat for sidecar, springer seat for the bike, and a torque converter.

just waiting for a 25% off coupon from Harbor freight to purchase a new predator.

2SlickNick 02-16-2017 06:51 PM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HGC8KNcR_M

Just so all of you know, the sidecar wheel is in the middle of the sidecar. The way it should be evenly distributed.

I have the side car wheel 10 inches in forward of mini bike rear wheel.

Ebrownie 02-16-2017 09:11 PM

Looks like it's gonna be cool! Although I don't know about that music in your video...wouldn't be my first choice:lolgoku:

TeamCheap 02-16-2017 09:58 PM

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Originally Posted by Ebrownie (Post 457409)
Looks like it's gonna be cool! Although I don't know about that music in your video...wouldn't be my first choice:lolgoku:

I think "frankenstein" - Edgar Winter group would be a cool sound track for a machine build.

2SlickNick 02-18-2017 08:49 PM

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Mailman brought a goodie today...
This seat is a little bit larger than my other springer solo seat on my Db.
There should be a good fit for the Baja warrior.

chancer 02-18-2017 08:51 PM

Joe BBQ is gonna be Jealous!

2SlickNick 02-21-2017 06:34 PM

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More goodies... picked up Predator Hemi, torque converter, fuel tank, and another racing seat.

Seat mount is done. I cut the old seat bar off, welded on a piece of flat stock, and then welded cleavis pins on flat stock. I will use cotter pins to secure springs.

Will be fabricating fuel tank mounts this week.

2SlickNick 03-02-2017 08:55 PM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTzj6wSCbIg&t=7s

Bbqjoe 03-03-2017 08:22 AM

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Originally Posted by chancer (Post 457703)
Joe BBQ is gonna be Jealous!

I is.

Panhead5496 03-04-2017 10:18 AM

Wow! I've always wanted to make a side car for my Baja to let people ride with me.

Will watch you build for sure :)

B.M.800 03-05-2017 04:46 PM

Would you mind snapping a picture of the rear axle if you havnt put it together yet?

I have some parts leftover from the bajas I had years ago, frame, forks, wheels... but Im missing alot of the small parts.

2SlickNick 03-11-2017 08:22 AM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSKflysb-b4

2SlickNick 03-11-2017 10:15 AM

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Starting my sissy bar and rear luggage rack.

itsid 03-11-2017 11:31 AM

as if one chair isn't enough ..
One must add a spine impaler to one's ride near the head region so it can easily grab under the brim of the helmet of course.. (all else means to chicken out)

'sid

PS Nick, really???

2SlickNick 03-11-2017 12:10 PM

It will lean back away from rider...
bad idea? I thought it would look cool.

Maybe take the spike off? Leave it just "A" style?

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I have a decorative steel ball I can put up there instead.

chancer 03-11-2017 03:27 PM

The Spike looks cool. Live Dangerously!
Besides I don't think with the sidecar you will be doing any Tremendous Wheelies and tipping over.
My 2 Pennies.


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