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by Spat
Wed Apr 15, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Incredible Secret Service driver
Replies: 10
Views: 332

Re: Incredible Secret Service driver

I wonder???? looking over your shoulder or using your mirrors????
by Spat
Tue Apr 14, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Gave my oldest her first driving lesson.
Replies: 30
Views: 610

Re: Gave my oldest her first driving lesson.

I wondered why more Uralista kids have not taken to the saddle. Good for your daughter and good for Pop.
by Spat
Mon Apr 13, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Gave my oldest her first driving lesson.
Replies: 30
Views: 610

Re: Gave my oldest her first driving lesson.

Your decision on ATGATT IMO, here's one that just blows my mind. Neighbor a big bicyclist will not ride without a helmet and preaches to me about it but when he goes out on his scooter hair blowing in the wind, shorts, at least has on tennis shoes not flip flops but WTF ?!?!?!? Trust me I've questio...
by Spat
Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Corona Bonus plans?
Replies: 42
Views: 1186

Re: Corona Bonus plans?

Feel guilty taking it we still have have our regular income. but I will cash the check. maybe buy dinner for medical staff
by Spat
Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:55 am
Forum: The "Other" Toy Box
Topic: Julie wants a greenhouse
Replies: 25
Views: 816

Re: Julie wants a greenhouse

Looks good Craig glad to see your keeping busy. Miss you two here in Colorado, tell Julie hey
by Spat
Sat Feb 22, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Ural/Dnepr 101 - Newbie Questions
Topic: Terrified
Replies: 71
Views: 1458

Re: Terrified

:oops:
by Spat
Sat Feb 22, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: Ural/Dnepr 101 - Newbie Questions
Topic: Terrified
Replies: 71
Views: 1458

Re: Terrified

The yaw takes just a bit of time to get use to and you have already experienced how the dead weight of the hack can work to your advantage. That being said it doesn't sound like the rig was setup properly and will exaggerate the yaw and general handling. Get 'r setup up right and enjoy life at the s...
by Spat
Mon Nov 18, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Steel Rims
Replies: 43
Views: 1680

Re: Steel Rims

+ 1 on Woody's, they'll push you towards Excel wheels pricey but they'll put up with the hammering of a Ural (I hope) and what they recommend for the big heavy BMW GS Big Pigs. I was skepitcal but after the later model Ural aluminum wheels failed from my first Woody' rebuild I went for the Excel's. ...
by Spat
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: 2014 & Later Model-Specific Wrenching Issues
Topic: Oil Pan bolt washers
Replies: 8
Views: 351

Re: Oil Pan bolt washers

10 years ago I replace my drain bolt washers with nylon drainbolt washers from the local Ace hardware, still using those same washers.
by Spat
Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: 2014 & Later Model-Specific Wrenching Issues
Topic: Cracked rims
Replies: 23
Views: 1273

Re: Cracked rims

I've got another on it's way to Woody's Wheel Works here in Denver because of a cracked steel wheel. I'll order a Ural wheel have Woody use oversize stainless spokes and put it back together. Between Dirty Dr, me and others no one has has issues since. If you play you pay, the only fault I see with ...
by Spat
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Upcoming Rides & Rallies
Topic: Spring in Colorado NOT in Moab
Replies: 65
Views: 3796

Re: Spring in Colorado NOT in Moab

Dave we're sorry to hear of no show and knees. Cookie was hoping to see you and Donna. She also wanted to tell ya she has had no regrets with her knee replacement (after the first 2 weeks) and she loves having quality back in her step.
Good luck and see ya around some where some time
by Spat
Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Daily Drivers: what's your daily/weekly pre-ride check routine?
Replies: 20
Views: 831

Re: Daily Drivers: what's your daily/weekly pre-ride check routine?

Walk around the rig, look and see if any puddles under tires ain't on the rim. Weekly rider not daily but after 10 years with this bike we know
by Spat
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: General Hammerin' and Wrenchin' (all model years)
Topic: Starter Motor Problems
Replies: 4
Views: 338

Re: Starter Motor Problems

Me too
Cleaned mine 3 times had a automotive stater/generator/alternator rebuild shop do it as well. works for a month or so the just quits. the professional rebuild lasted just a bit longer. Good thing the old rig kick starts easy.
by Spat
Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Upcoming Rides & Rallies
Topic: Spring in Colorado NOT in Moab
Replies: 65
Views: 3796

Re: Spring in Colorado NOT in Moab

Looking forward to it