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  Topic: swaybar questions
irondad01

Replies: 8
Views: 6130

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2005 11:24 pm   Subject: swaybar questions
I ordered my 5/8 4130,rod ends,and split collars from McMaster Carr yesterday 12-29-05 at about 10:50 am and when I got home at 6:00 pm today 12-30-05 the order was on my doorstep! Now I need my bush ...
  Topic: swaybar questions
irondad01

Replies: 8
Views: 6130

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 8:39 pm   Subject: swaybar questions
Thanks guys . I'll go with the heat treatment. I was totally dumb on the subject so I thought I'd ask someone who's been there done that.Carl
  Topic: swaybar questions
irondad01

Replies: 8
Views: 6130

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 11:20 am   Subject: swaybar questions
Bill, Yes I saw your post. It was very helpful and is where I got the idea about bending cold. My main question is about heat treating. Why is it needed? Isn't the chrome moly springy enough without i ...
  Topic: swaybar questions
irondad01

Replies: 8
Views: 6130

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 22, 2005 11:50 pm   Subject: swaybar questions
I need to put a swaybar on my Triumph Tiger/Sputnik rig. I've riden it two summers now without one but with the long travel suspension I know it would make a huge difference. When I turn right the bi ...
  Topic: Sidecar: double A-Arm vs swinging arm configuration?
irondad01

Replies: 11
Views: 4768

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 30, 2005 12:55 pm   Subject: Sidecar: double A-Arm vs swinging arm configuration?
Yep. Your picture is just what I was talking about.
Carl
  Topic: Powering the sidecar wheel
irondad01

Replies: 8
Views: 3859

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2005 12:54 am   Subject: Powering the sidecar wheel
I never saw this mentioned anywhere but I was thinking one of the problems with steering a rig is the outside wheel has to go faster than the inside one. So when doing a left turn you have to physical ...
  Topic: Sidecar: double A-Arm vs swinging arm configuration?
irondad01

Replies: 11
Views: 4768

PostForum: HPSidecar Technical Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2005 12:33 am   Subject: Sidecar: double A-Arm vs swinging arm configuration?
Just a thought but instead of an A arm could you make it a right triangle?That would put the wheel ahead of the pivot point so the pivot would be farther back in the cargo area. Carl
 
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