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  • Scott-E
    I fabricated an adapter for connecting the Bike frame to the sidecar frame. It's made of 2" X 4" X 1/4" heavy angle iron. I am using 6, 3/8" X 1.25" U-clamps to attach the adapter to the motorcycles frame. Two of the clamps are attached...
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  • Scott-E
    I need to proof read my writing a little better. I think that was an auto correct mistake I didn't catch.
  • Scott-E
    I can fabricate a brake pedal and mount it on the sidecar frame so it's close beside the bikes brake pedal. I'll set it up so I can press both at the same time. Right now I'm designing a small frame that will attach to my bike where the...
  • Scott-E
    Picked up a 1982 Honda Rebel 250 that was missing it's engine an a few other parts I don't need. Paid $75 for it. I wanted one of the wheels, rear shocks, and swing arm to use for the wheel and suspension on the sidecar frame. I have...
  • Scott-E
    My son has a Kayak but I never really paid attention to it before I starting thinking about sidecars. I quickly realized the same process used to make those modern Kayaks could be used to make sidecar body's. They could be made very...
  • Scott-E
    I've been looking on-line for a sidecar. I'm having arthritis problems with my right ankle. Eventually that's going to lead to injuring it when my ankle rolls over at a stop and the bike falls over on me. I can't believe how every...
  • brianinpa
    brianinpa replied to the thread New guy in Haverhill, Ma.
    Welcome to the forum from PA!
  • AVetterXS
    AVetterXS replied to the thread honda Gold Wing gl1100.
    I have seen the bucket covers on eBay quiet regularly.
  • paw2958
    paw2958 replied to the thread honda Gold Wing gl1100.
    this is the top clamp on my Gold Wing, it is 3 pieces 1 pc. is welded to the bracket a mirror piece is the top half and they tie together with a third piece with slot s in it. The lower mount point is still held on with hose clamps. now...
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  • Scott-E
    Scott-E replied to the thread terraplane gone!.
    I've heard Sidecars carry more dogs than people!
  • L
    Well, after owning my 80 GL1100 for 20 years and a Terraplane sidecar for about 15 of those, I finally parted company with both. I sold the complete package about a week ago. I got what I wanted out of it and the new owner seemed...
  • AVetterXS
    AVetterXS replied to the thread honda Gold Wing gl1100.
    I just looked at the kit that came with a NOS GL1000 bracket. It came with hose clamps like Brian mentioned. Thinking from a designer standpoint, I think something a little cooler then typical hose clamps could have been devised. :tomato
  • brianinpa
    brianinpa replied to the thread mounting bracket.
    Do you need a Vetter bracket? I may still have an 1100 bracket lying around.
  • brianinpa
    brianinpa replied to the thread honda Gold Wing gl1100.
    My bracket uses hose clamps.
  • AVetterXS
    Sounds like you have a list of goodies. Best of luck finding what you need, and have fun!