What did you do to your Ural today?

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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by bgenest » Sun Jan 28, 2018 8:45 pm

Mr Wazzock wrote:Farkles!! Image

Was a nice day today (for a change!!) so I did this:


Before picture
Euro-Single-03.jpg

After picture
Euro-Single-10.jpg

Detail
Euro-Single-12.jpg

However it never remotely occurred to me to even think about the height, and turns out it's about 1 inch higher than the Enduro seat. :o So I'm now looking at ways to possibly make it a bit lower.


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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Peter Pan » Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:25 pm

install gearbox & final drive
Sophie Travelair = Patrol 2013
8 weeks 12.000km Oregon-Alaska-Oregon
With a DIY foam air filter the rig runs well even in tropical rain = :moto:
Final drives: 1. at 5000km, 2. at 34.000km(+friction plates) 3. at 42.386km
transmission: 1. 40.000km. 2. installed
Engine: 1. 43.388km crank replacement: Back on the road since 23.Okt.2019 :party:

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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by mod_rocker » Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:32 pm

Added a twin 12v outlet in the sidecar (to power the promised-to-my-daughter electric blanket).
I mounted an extension to the fuse box panel and attached the outlets to that...I know, I know, pictures are good. I'll post them tomorrow.
EDIT: the pictures have now been added. I will alter the bracket and create a insulated grommet slot for the outlet feed but it will wait for a few days...
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by mtrdrms » Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:45 pm

Peter Pan wrote:install gearbox & final drive
How did it go? Pictures?
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Peter Pan » Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:22 am

Straight forward. I got from Racewayservices a complete gearbox (with narrower gap for the clutch lever (F vs D)) where we just switched the black levers against our chrome levers, some assembly paste and grease and lift the friend in.. The only point you aught to know is where to find the forth screw...= long M8 Allan screw hidden below the right carburettor, coming from the front.
And yes, it is much easier to make space with the back swing when you pull the final drive first, otherwise the weight of the FD pushes the loose swing/scissor and the donut to the front again, while you wiggle out/in the gear box.
Photos later, when I get them to the bb comp :puter:
Sophie Travelair = Patrol 2013
8 weeks 12.000km Oregon-Alaska-Oregon
With a DIY foam air filter the rig runs well even in tropical rain = :moto:
Final drives: 1. at 5000km, 2. at 34.000km(+friction plates) 3. at 42.386km
transmission: 1. 40.000km. 2. installed
Engine: 1. 43.388km crank replacement: Back on the road since 23.Okt.2019 :party:

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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Mr Wazzock » Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:35 pm

hotflash44 wrote:mr Waz, check this site it shows your seat on a retro it sits lower because of the style of retro frame. like windmill has./www.ural-shop.com/en/seats/401-swing-se ... -2017.html :cheers:
That got a 404 error, but I know what you mean - mine is for the other frame.

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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Mr Wazzock » Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:53 am

This is the hinge pivot for the Euro single seat.

It's got a rubber bush.

With steel sleeves inside and outslde.
Euro-Single-14.jpg

I expected loike, just a hole.... :o


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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by cpres » Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:30 pm

Called it bad names.
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Some of my family have asked if Urals come with social lives, I am thinking they do, we have met the nicest people with our Ural.

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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by siberman1 » Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:44 pm

mod_rocker wrote:Added a twin 12v outlet in the sidecar (to power the promised-to-my-daughter electric blanket).
I mounted an extension to the fuse box panel and attached the outlets to that...I know, I know, pictures are good. I'll post them tomorrow.
EDIT: the pictures have now been added. I will alter the bracket and create a insulated grommet slot for the outlet feed but it will wait for a few days...

Is that metal piece from the side-wall piece of a computer box? It looks familiar...


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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Tomcatfixer » Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:58 pm

The Mobile Chernobyl was quite salty when I stopped riding it four days ago. Virginia Beach had three solid days of rain in the forecast, so I left it uncovered for a free three-day rinse, and drove my truck to work.

It snowed a bit yesterday and was about 25°F when I went out to start up the bike for this morning's commute. There was ice all over. I could not insert my key into the trunk lock (it was frozen solid), so I placed my work sundry items into the hack seat.

I turned on the ignition and the "dash" lights illuminated, but when I hit the starter button, nothing happened. I figured that water had penetrated the right switch cluster. Fortunately, I was able to kick-start the bike and enjoyed a chilly, but uneventful ride to work.

When I parked the bike at the hangar, I hit the Big Red Switch to kill the engine, but nothing happened; the motor kept running. Ah. Water intrusion. So, I had to shut 'er down with the ignition.

On the way home this afternoon, about halfway through the ride, I positioned my right foot to where my heel was on the footpeg and my toes were on the hack frame. I ride like this often. But, this afternoon, I felt a strange sensation: the footpeg and hack frame flexed away from one another! What the...?! I looked down and discovered that...
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MAN, I love having a spare Ural. 8)

EDIT - Corrected autocorrect.
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by mtrdrms » Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:17 pm

Jeez, how do you think that happened?
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Tomcatfixer » Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:52 pm

Jeez, how do you think that happened?
A logical person might argue that the nut worked it's way loose and my aggressive riding stretched the mount until it snapped.

I'm claiming that ice did it. :lol:
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2015 Ural cT "Mobile Chernobyl", 2001 Ural Patrol "Little Red Bear", 1999 Ural Tourist "The RPOC", Mid-Nineties Ural Tourist "The Heap", 1994 Honda VFR750F, 2007 BMW K1200GT

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2007 Honda VTR1000 FireStorm (Super Hawk in U.S.)
2001 Buell Blast! - - - - - - - 2005 Yamaha FJR1300
1993 Honda CBR600F2 - -1984 Yamaha FJ1100
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Peter Pan » Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:07 pm

the nut that connects handle bar and seat did it :deal: :deal: :deal: :deal: :feelsgood: :gahhh: :brickwall:
by the way Chad my 3 D printed light main swith snapped of right at the spot where Irbit grinds it off.
Sophie Travelair = Patrol 2013
8 weeks 12.000km Oregon-Alaska-Oregon
With a DIY foam air filter the rig runs well even in tropical rain = :moto:
Final drives: 1. at 5000km, 2. at 34.000km(+friction plates) 3. at 42.386km
transmission: 1. 40.000km. 2. installed
Engine: 1. 43.388km crank replacement: Back on the road since 23.Okt.2019 :party:

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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Tomcatfixer » Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:12 pm

my 3 D printed light main swith snapped of right at the spot where Irbit grinds it off.
Oh no! I have not installed mine, since I'm not to that point on my 1999 Tourist "reinvigoration".
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2015 Ural cT "Mobile Chernobyl", 2001 Ural Patrol "Little Red Bear", 1999 Ural Tourist "The RPOC", Mid-Nineties Ural Tourist "The Heap", 1994 Honda VFR750F, 2007 BMW K1200GT

Previous rides:
2007 Honda VTR1000 FireStorm (Super Hawk in U.S.)
2001 Buell Blast! - - - - - - - 2005 Yamaha FJR1300
1993 Honda CBR600F2 - -1984 Yamaha FJ1100
Two different 1986 Yamaha FZX700S Fazers

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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by VWNate1 » Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:52 am

Dang Chad ~ I guess those Russian bikes don't like cold weather or something.....
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