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Re: Turbodog's Sidecar Project

PostAuthor: rantingsmith » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:05 pm

turbodog wrote:My rig is just under 850lbs. The bike is about 500 (no battery), the Vetter fairing weighs about 15, the sidecar is about 190, my mounting subframe is about 40, and the battery in the sidecar and ballast adds about 90.

Cool, thank you, makes me think maybe my calculation is a bit light.. thanks again for the info, I'll get a better idea of the weights and work with it from there.


The Flying Anvil XV750SE '82 - Custom rear subframe, Bar end mirrors, New indicators, New tail light, 18" rear wheel conversion, KOSO speedo, lithium battery, custom wiring harness, clipons, modified SR500 rearsets, Lucas replica switchgear, K&N air filter, many parts powdercoated
XV920 '81- Watsonian Monaco sidecar tug project-work in progress - top end rebuild time
TR1.1 '81 Basket case project - Work in progress - Sepp Koch style frame chop plus refinement, XVS1100 jugs piston crankshaft conversion, nanno's 9 plate clutch conversion, BMW r850r rear shock, spoke wheels XS650 front & rear, twin 320mm discs with Yamaha Blue spot calipers, XT500 tank, twin Webber carbs, home built exhaust (hopefully) seat and subframe, footrest hangers...
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