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    pics of expedition bikes

    Works fine for me. I still bounce off the limiter occasionally (mostly getting onto the highway) but I have pretty much gotten used to it. I also have no issues getting "through the curves". I can't say I would not be happier with 20 more HP.
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    pics of expedition bikes

    Yeah I like the bike and with my next round of mods I think it will be perfect for me and what I wanted it for in the first place. I did not really want to sell it but it was a distraction from my other projects so I decided to sell it. Well that and it was not getting used to its full...
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    pics of expedition bikes

    I have been trying to sell this bike since November of 2017 with zero luck so I decided to take it off the market and prep it to take to Overland Expo. This is the bike as it currently sits but I have a few more upgrades planned before Expo This was loaded for my last trip. Planning for...
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    2012 Honda NC700X Non-DCT/ABS model ADV Build Southeast Ohio $5000

    Well some friends and I are planning a trip so I have decided to keep the bike and do a few more mods for the trip. This trip should really help determine if this is the bike for me. Perhaps I will put it back up for sale or maybe I will keep it and love it forever. Only time will tell... P.S...
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    4WD Action On Youtube

    They are good too but I think most people on here already know about them and have been watching them for a while. Just trying to make people aware of some new things that maybe most didn't know existed.
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    4WD Action On Youtube

    So we have had the discussion on Ronny Dahl's vids on Youtube but I wanted to bring up the Trip vids that the peeps at 4WD Action started posting about 10 months ago. If it has already been covered then please point me to that thread and and forget this one even exists. If not, allow me to...
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    Volkswagen Vanagon 4x4 Conversion.

    Dang it. You make too much sense. I am looking for someone to tell me to run 18 inch travel coil overs and hydraulic steering and that it will work just fine on the street. I blabbed on from the beginning about using tried and true bits and ideas in the name of durability and reliability but...
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    Volkswagen Vanagon 4x4 Conversion.

    Oh yeah I totally spaced on my axles not being part of the CoG equation in this instance. Thanks for pointing that out. For uptravel I am shooting for about 5 inches at ride height and 7 inches of droop for a total of 12 inches. Unless I really jack this thing up, 5 inches of upward travel is...
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    Volkswagen Vanagon 4x4 Conversion.

    @Metcalf Would you really go as low 50% AS? For the rear I never really intended to go over 100% and generally assumed that I would end up well below 100%. Pretty much all I assumed would happen with anything over 100% would be wheel hop while trying to climb anything steep that might have a...
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    2012 Honda NC700X Non-DCT/ABS model ADV Build Southeast Ohio $5000

    Surely if I make plans to take this bike on a trip someone will want to buy it. Anyone?
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    Volkswagen Vanagon 4x4 Conversion.

    Tiny update I pretty much have my suspension geometry sorted and I think I have come to a conclusion as far as what joints to use where. I took Metcalf's advice and looked into the TJ control arm bushings. After a little research it seems that Jeep used these bushings on many of their...
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    Volkswagen Vanagon 4x4 Conversion.

    Hmmmm. Well as I iron out the geometry for my suspension I am left with a choice that I am having difficulty with. It's a simple question but I struggle with the answer. Do I run rubber joints or one of the many multi-piece, rebuildable joints that are on the market? (google Johnny joint for...
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    Volkswagen Vanagon 4x4 Conversion.

    Well as usual Metcalf, you read my mind. I am actually even looking at some stock control arms that might work in my situation and would leave that sort of thing open to future upgrades. I may build or modify an upper arm so there is some adjustability but I had not thought about an adjustable...
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    Volkswagen Vanagon 4x4 Conversion.

    Hey kiddos! Remember this build? Well after nearly a year of not working on it while I did some home remodeling I have decided to get back at it. Beyond just wanting to drive and use this thing I have other reasons for finishing it up soon. Our plans are to put our house up for sale and we...
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    2012 Honda NC700X Non-DCT/ABS model ADV Build Southeast Ohio $5000

    Sorry I forgot I posted this on here. Any way not it did not. I should also point out that I have dropped the price to $5000 if that interests anyone. For future reference it might be best to send me a message as well as posting here so I can respond sooner. I am on here every day but I just...
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    Live Work Wander: A couple traveling North America in a VW Syncro

    I recall seeing these two when they are on someone else's youtube channel in a 2wd westy. Then they started the new series with the syncro. For the most part I do enjoy all the vids they post because I am a Vanagon fan and I feel that their sense of humor is right up my alley. I also recall...
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    2012 Honda NC700X Non-DCT/ABS model ADV Build Southeast Ohio $5000

    Figured it has been a while and it'll be riding season soon. I need to sell this before it gets warm and I start riding it again. Anyone interested?
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    2012 Honda NC700X Non-DCT/ABS model ADV Build Southeast Ohio $5000

    It going to start getting warm any day now and this thing is still sitting in my garage.
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