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by jim
Sat Jul 30, 2011 1:58 pm
Forum: General Hammerin' and Wrenchin' (all model years)
Topic: valve adjustment-feeler gauges Beware
Replies: 20
Views: 1781

Re: valve adjustment-feeler gauges Beware

i've never even thought to check my feelers, i'll be doing that later!
by jim
Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:36 pm
Forum: General Hammerin' and Wrenchin' (all model years)
Topic: swing arm removal 2006 ural
Replies: 2
Views: 378

Re: swing arm removal 2006 ural

thanks, i'll get on with the job today!
by jim
Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:18 am
Forum: General Hammerin' and Wrenchin' (all model years)
Topic: swing arm removal 2006 ural
Replies: 2
Views: 378

swing arm removal 2006 ural

i'm getting rid of the rust on the Ural. :o

front end no problems removing etc. is the swing arm removal/installation as straight forward as it looks???

looks to be a case of knocking back the tab washers and just undo the bolts, or am i missing something??


thank you
by jim
Tue Jul 05, 2011 2:09 pm
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Favorite mod
Replies: 17
Views: 1889

Re: Favorite mod

i thought the head nearest the chair always ran hotter?

i've got enough to worry about already, so this is one mod i won't be trying!!

nice idea all the same
by jim
Sat Jun 04, 2011 11:29 pm
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Worlds fastest Gear Up
Replies: 17
Views: 1266

Re: Worlds fastest Gear Up

mine 2007 with a sidecar will pull 75 on the flat.

thats what comes from free flowing exhaust, different carb tops, bigger jets and different diaphragms.

i still stcik to 55ish cruise speed, too fast becomes not funny
by jim
Fri Apr 29, 2011 9:43 pm
Forum: Ural/Dnepr 101 - Newbie Questions
Topic: Super charger system
Replies: 15
Views: 1190

Re: Super charger system

From What i read - there is a question if it will fit on a 750 engine. Anyone try this with a 750? i don't know if it will fit a 750, but this would make a difference! i junked the vacuum fuel tap, so was able to just run a rubber pipe from each vacuum take off on the carb, the bike is smother at l...
by jim
Wed Apr 27, 2011 1:54 pm
Forum: General Hammerin' and Wrenchin' (all model years)
Topic: Turn signals start, then stop
Replies: 4
Views: 477

Re: Turn signals start, then stop

i swapped the flasher unit for a Jap one after similar troubles
by jim
Tue Apr 26, 2011 2:37 pm
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: What Brand of Gas Do you Use?
Replies: 31
Views: 1462

Re: What Brand of Gas Do you Use?

in little old England, our fuel is expensive now, £6.14 a gallon, thats just over $10!! Yeah, I was over there in 2004 when it was cheap..... :lol: :lol: :lol: its only going to get more expensive here, just been looking on the interweb and found that Venezuela's petrol is $0.023 a litre!!! thats o...
by jim
Tue Apr 26, 2011 2:28 pm
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: What Brand of Gas Do you Use?
Replies: 31
Views: 1462

Re: What Brand of Gas Do you Use?

in little old England, our fuel is expensive now, £6.14 a gallon, thats just over $10!!
by jim
Mon Apr 25, 2011 1:43 pm
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Raven
Replies: 10
Views: 556

Re: Raven

they have increased in price a lot. i paid £4,999 for mine new 4 yeats ago, the same bike now is £10,000!!!
by jim
Mon Apr 18, 2011 12:16 am
Forum: General Hammerin' and Wrenchin' (all model years)
Topic: Spare Parts
Replies: 17
Views: 1011

Re: Spare Parts

i have found the more spares you carry, the less likely you are to need them!
so, yes, i have a sidecar full of unlikely spare parts
by jim
Sat Apr 16, 2011 1:21 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: One BMW GS adventure side case-?
Replies: 3
Views: 537

Re: One BMW GS adventure side case-?

would it sell for good money?

i once tried hard luggage on mine, but spoilt its looks
by jim
Fri Sep 11, 2009 3:08 pm
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Fitting a car battery
Replies: 13
Views: 1301

sort of related but is there a battery size that would be too big to have on the rig. Making the alternator work to hard to keep it charged? the new urals should have no problem running a car battery. i'd say that if the bike stats off the battery then the alternator will charge it no bother. probl...
by jim
Thu Sep 10, 2009 12:05 am
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: A look inside the Ural factory
Replies: 5
Views: 618

good find :wink: