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  1. ThatXS650Guy attached a file to the thread Cool Old Cars.

    Yep. I never really considered any other wheels. Here are a couple more pics. It's a really great car. Def a 20 footer but all business...

    Mustang seats 001.jpg nov dec 2006 100.jpg Jan 16, 2018 at 7:44 AM
  2. DADDYGCYCLES replied to the thread Motorcycle tow hitch, TMS800 800lb front wheel hauler.

    Just a final note I WANT ONE LOL and don't back up I have dented tanks in reverse

    Jan 16, 2018 at 7:37 AM
  3. DADDYGCYCLES replied to the thread Motorcycle tow hitch, TMS800 800lb front wheel hauler.

    I have used fixed ones for years and have towed full dressers and goldwings. I made mine out of 5" metal channel and made a small ramp...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 7:21 AM
  4. gggGary liked TwoManyXS1Bs's post in the thread Motorcycle tow hitch, TMS800 800lb front wheel hauler.

    Addressing the issues of leaving the drivechain connected, and possible shiftlever movement engaging a gear. The bike is angled upward...

    TowingOilLevel01.jpg TowingOilLevel02.jpg Jan 16, 2018 at 6:51 AM
  5. gggGary liked TwoManyXS1Bs's post in the thread Motorcycle tow hitch, TMS800 800lb front wheel hauler.

    Quick to load and unload. Stable. Weighs about 30lbs. My inspector signed it off. [ATTACH]

    TMS800-XS1B05.jpg Jan 16, 2018 at 6:50 AM
  6. gggGary liked TwoManyXS1Bs's post in the thread Motorcycle tow hitch, TMS800 800lb front wheel hauler.

    Now, lever it up. Insert the top safety pin. [ATTACH] Amazing. The bike stays vertical, and still resists my attempts to lean it...

    TMS800-XS1B03.jpg Jan 16, 2018 at 6:49 AM
  7. gggGary liked TwoManyXS1Bs's post in the thread Motorcycle tow hitch, TMS800 800lb front wheel hauler.

    The pivoting entry ramp is a sloppy fit. I figured that this could allow the front wheel to shift a bit during the first part of bike...

    TMS800-Prep03.jpg Jan 16, 2018 at 6:47 AM
  8. timbeck replied to the thread Motorcycle tow hitch, TMS800 800lb front wheel hauler.

    Great write up as usual 2M. Well thought out mods. tim

    Jan 16, 2018 at 6:32 AM
  9. timbeck liked TwoManyXS1Bs's post in the thread Motorcycle tow hitch, TMS800 800lb front wheel hauler.

    Addressing the issues of leaving the drivechain connected, and possible shiftlever movement engaging a gear. The bike is angled upward...

    TowingOilLevel01.jpg TowingOilLevel02.jpg Jan 16, 2018 at 6:25 AM
  10. robinc liked TwoManyXS1Bs's post in the thread Motorcycle tow hitch, TMS800 800lb front wheel hauler.

    Addressing the issues of leaving the drivechain connected, and possible shiftlever movement engaging a gear. The bike is angled upward...

    TowingOilLevel01.jpg TowingOilLevel02.jpg Jan 16, 2018 at 6:15 AM
  11. pamcopete replied to the thread Motorcycle tow hitch, TMS800 800lb front wheel hauler.

    2 Many, I have also been curious about these rigs as well. Good post! However, Is there not some concern that the rear wheel will tend...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 6:10 AM
  12. MaxPete liked peanut's post in the thread Jim's 1980 SG Restoration.

    That ain't no hammer THIS is a hammer :) [ATTACH] interesting thread as I suspect this is the next job on my to-do list along with...

    hammer.jpg Jan 16, 2018 at 6:08 AM
  13. MaxPete liked 5twins's post in the thread Jim's 1980 SG Restoration.

    The forks probably will feel "squishy" if you don't add the additional ounce of oil. That's one of the key ingredients to making the...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 6:08 AM
  14. peanut attached a file to the thread Jim's 1980 SG Restoration.

    That ain't no hammer THIS is a hammer :) [ATTACH] interesting thread as I suspect this is the next job on my to-do list along with...

    hammer.jpg Jan 16, 2018 at 6:03 AM
  15. peanut liked JimD54's post in the thread Jim's 1980 SG Restoration.

    Minton Mod.... Sort of.... I remember reading about Joe Minton's Xs650 mods eons ago when I subscribed to Cycle World. At the time, my...

    MVIMG_20180114_205420.jpg MVIMG_20180114_205426.jpg Jan 16, 2018 at 6:01 AM
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