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by VWK75S
Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:09 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: moving the seat, adding toolkit
Replies: 4
Views: 97

Re: moving the seat, adding toolkit

I like homemade stuff :cheers:
John
by VWK75S
Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:06 am
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Got me a good one
Replies: 24
Views: 385

Re: Got me a good one

Rusty Nuts wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:48 pm
Now to go hide in the hills for a couple days since our cruise was cancelled.
Sounds like more fun anyway :cheers:
John
by VWK75S
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:57 am
Forum: General Hammerin' and Wrenchin' (all model years)
Topic: Can’t remove axle from sidecar
Replies: 9
Views: 262

Re: Can’t remove axle from sidecar

Few pictures would help.
John
by VWK75S
Sun Mar 22, 2020 6:13 am
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Soviet Steed's Liars Club
Replies: 119
Views: 16030

Re: Soviet Steed's Liars Club

Just act like everything you touch has never-seez on it :gahhh:
John
by VWK75S
Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:35 am
Forum: General Hammerin' and Wrenchin' (all model years)
Topic: Final Drive Issues
Replies: 15
Views: 365

Re: Final Drive Issues

stagewex wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 1:49 pm
PeninsulaRider wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 12:39 pm
Ended up taking the whole thing down to Gene at Holopaw Ural. Hopefully I'll have a running and riding Ural here soon.
Excellent Choice and lucky-you that you have an option going there in person.
Agreed :thumbsup:
John
by VWK75S
Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: General Hammerin' and Wrenchin' (all model years)
Topic: Replacing sidecar swing arm bushings
Replies: 5
Views: 222

Re: Replacing sidecar swing arm bushings

If you jack the sidecar, the hole wheel rocks side to side?
John
by VWK75S
Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:50 am
Forum: General Hammerin' and Wrenchin' (all model years)
Topic: Final Drive Issues
Replies: 15
Views: 365

Re: Final Drive Issues

I'd tear it down at this point and see what you're up against. :foilhead:
John
by VWK75S
Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:36 am
Forum: The Black Market
Topic: Sidecars/Frames
Replies: 6
Views: 222

Re: Sidecars/Frames

Waffl6 wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 3:41 am
do we have any idea who this is?
I seem to remember an outfit in FL that did soviet vehicles :?
John
by VWK75S
Sat Mar 14, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Ride Reports
Topic: Cruising through winter
Replies: 26
Views: 1278

Re: Cruising through winter

Bendog02760 wrote:
Wed Mar 11, 2020 3:27 pm
Feeling like winter is over in Massachusetts but I still have my doubts... :cheers:
The big ones usually come in April :foilhead:
John
by VWK75S
Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: The Black Market
Topic: WTB used front wheel assembly for 2013 tourist
Replies: 4
Views: 138

Re: WTB used front wheel assembly for 2013 tourist

jvan1954 wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:44 am
Thanks for the response John ,2 spares is the only way I can see to maintain my independence, front disc/rear hubs
I think you can put the drum on the front, but you loose the front brake.
John
by VWK75S
Mon Mar 09, 2020 4:55 am
Forum: The Black Market
Topic: WTB used front wheel assembly for 2013 tourist
Replies: 4
Views: 138

Re: WTB used front wheel assembly for 2013 tourist

Are you going to have 2 spares?
John
by VWK75S
Sat Mar 07, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: General Hammerin' and Wrenchin' (all model years)
Topic: 2012 Patrol - Lost Spark
Replies: 12
Views: 320

Re: 2012 Patrol - Lost Spark

You don't need to buy a new one to test it or the ignition. But it is good to have a spare. John How would you test it? I’m electrically challenged. :D Ok, use a 12vdc led that draws about 20ma NOT a light bulb or an led cluster. You could also use a multimeter set to read 12vdc instead of a led. A...
by VWK75S
Sat Mar 07, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: General Hammerin' and Wrenchin' (all model years)
Topic: 2012 Patrol - Lost Spark
Replies: 12
Views: 320

Re: 2012 Patrol - Lost Spark

Thanks! Already retraced and they ONLY aspect of the ignition system that was disturbed was the HES, so I'll get a new one on order and keep my fingers crossed. Will report back when I get her back up and running 👍 You don't need to buy a new one to test it or the ignition. But it is good to have a...