44 page Hitchhiker owners manual. Part I is a reprint of original sidecar installation instructions and tells how to assemble sidecar and shows the measurements and diagrams to set wheel lead, toe-in and lean-out. The diagrams had hand written notations that were not clear and legible, they have been replaced with text.
Tells you where to get custom Hitchhiker mounts made.
How to make new Hitchhiker mounts.
How to upgrade any Hitchhiker frame to use new modern sidecar mounts and tells you where to get them and how to make your own new modern sidecar mounts.
Where to get your swingarm reworked to use a new axle, hub and brake.
Where to get new wheel bearings and seals for swingarm and hub.
What Rubber Torsion Arm Suspension with axle and hub to use to replace the torsion suspension on 1992 and later Hitchhiker frames and where to get one.
Windshield: Where to get your Hitchhiker windshield reproduced. And how to make and cut a custom windshield. The right material to use to make one and how to bend it.
Seat: how to make one and where to buy one.
Wiring diagram for the Hitchhiker E-Z Lean System ( lean control ), and where to get a new switch and actuator ( electric screw jack ).
Where to have a new tonneau cover and convertible top made.
How to find a sidecar rigger in your area to set up your Hitchhiker Sidecar outfit and make custom mounts.
Sidecar Part Source Index: where to find parts, I-bolts, struts, hardware, lights, molding, rear view mirror, trunk lock, air vent, electronic isolator to power sidecar and trailer lights, etc.
Short biography of chain ofownership of Hitchhiker Sidecar company from its beginning in Minnesota to its end with its fourth owner in 2001 at a motorcycle repair shop in Crescent Springs, Kentucky.
38 illustrations and pictures.
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