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K100 sidecar frame

Postby beachcomber550 » Sat Jan 31, 2015 6:08 pm

Does anyone have a dimensioned sketch / drawings for a sidecar attachment frame please ?

Knee now getting VERY tired and I can imagine the swap to 3 wheels coming sooner than hoped / envisaged.! :-({|=

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Re: K100 sidecar frame

Postby george baker » Mon Feb 02, 2015 9:30 am

Hi
No, but this is a thread I will be following VERY closely.

Would a frame do or do you prefer to build your own?

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Re: K100 sidecar frame

Postby beachcomber550 » Mon Feb 09, 2015 10:59 pm

Hi George, excuse delay - been somewhat sidetracked !

My plan is to prototype something along the lines of the one pictured - I've seen several variations on the theme, and the basic cradle / frame is very straightforward.

Obviously if I could get some drawings / sketches from someone who's already done it .......................

I have somewhat of a dilemma, inasmuch as my Kay will soon [ honest !! ] be fitted with the swoopy new K1200S 5 spoke wheels and 4 pot Brembos. That's going to make the outfit something of a compromise - if I was starting out to build an outfit, I'd be going 16" wheels and probably leading link forks. I've gone too far down the road with the current layout, so would have to go with the 5 spokes initially at least.
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Re: K100 sidecar frame

Postby george baker » Tue Feb 10, 2015 9:19 pm

Hi
well lets hope you are lucky finding some dimentions

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Re: K100 sidecar frame

Postby electric_monk » Sat Feb 14, 2015 12:21 am

You might find this thread over on UKGSers interesting...
http://ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php ... RM-IS-BORN
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Re: K100 sidecar frame

Postby Twistgrip » Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:26 pm

Does anyone have a dimensioned sketch / drawings for a sidecar attachment frame please ?

Knee now getting VERY tired and I can imagine the swap to 3 wheels coming sooner than hoped / envisaged.! :-({|=

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That subframe was built in Australia,by "Clancy". By far,the best sidecar forum,anywhere on the net is http://advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=56 Yes,its a USA based forum but there is stuff on there from all over the world. Look up the build threads by Clancy,and many others.

Forget that thread on ukgsers,its nothing but a bodge job!

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Re: K100 sidecar frame

Postby beachcomber550 » Tue Feb 17, 2015 2:00 pm

Thanx for the headsup TG ......... wow that's some build [ Clancy ].

I was thinking more of a Watsonian Palma / Monaco / etc. !!!!!!!!!!!!! :roll:

There's some excellent ideas there along the way =D>
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Re: K100 sidecar frame

Postby Sofa » Wed Mar 04, 2015 8:11 pm

2003 K1200GT Hedingham HUB Sidecar. RSP Top Yoke, RT bars, ABS/Servo removed, Klicktronic. EZS subframe, trail reducing kit and rear wheel. Wheelchair rack. Previous BMWs R80RT mono, R1100GS, R80RT (added a sidecar), R100RT sidecar, K75, K100 sidecar x2, K1100 sidecar, R1150R.

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Re: K100 sidecar frame

Postby beachcomber550 » Wed Mar 04, 2015 10:30 pm

Sofa,

many thanx for the feedback - as you say - cheaper than making one !! And if it was made by Wasp we'll assume it's a good un.
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Re: K100 sidecar frame

Postby keiththeoutfitter1 » Wed Mar 04, 2015 11:45 pm

My subframe is the same as the one on Ebay. Excellent frame, well made. My only comment would be that the coating, I don't know if it's powder coat or whatever, is coming of on the underside of mine. If you did get one, I would recommend giving it a coat of Hammerite or similar.
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Re: K100 sidecar frame

Postby beachcomber550 » Thu Mar 05, 2015 12:07 pm

Something strange going on ...... first off there was 1 bid yesterday. Today it's ended with Zero bids ???????????? If it HAS been sold, I think it's back to plan "A" and make one !

Keith thanx for the headsup on the finish. BTW - do you have a secondary strut mounted somewhere at the rear of the seat to the chair ?

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Re: K100 sidecar frame

Postby keiththeoutfitter1 » Sun Mar 08, 2015 4:44 pm

Hi, sorry for the delay in replying. I do have an upper rear fixing although not as complex as the illustration that you posted. I believe that one was on an Australian outfit which was built to run heavily loaded and off-road.
Photos of my fitting below.
It is a simple clamp, available from Watsonian-Squire, which fits on the lower diagonal tube, between the upper tube joint location and the lifting handle - the photos will make it clear. I have also sent a photo showing the small cut-out needed in the side panel to accomodate the clamp and fitting.
Hope this helps,
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Re: K100 sidecar frame

Postby keiththeoutfitter1 » Sun Mar 08, 2015 4:58 pm

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Re: K100 sidecar frame

Postby beachcomber550 » Mon Mar 09, 2015 10:41 am

Thanx for that Keith - I take it these are the pix you referred to ?

I'm just off out - when I get back I'll pm you with my e-mail address in case you still need it

Thanx again
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Re: K100 sidecar frame

Postby PhilO » Mon Dec 07, 2015 12:10 am

My rear mounting uses the frame hole by the seat lock and the fixing lug for the lifting handle then across the frame to the shocker mounting. Just cut,drill, weld.
I also fabricated a 3 piece engine cradle. Built it round the bike then I knew it would fit.

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