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Few questions.

Post by Robert Whitten » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:02 pm

New Ural owned & being an owner of 10 BMW's comming from that world, I have a few questions. Are there any complete on line microfiche for the Urals? Being a self proclaimed research freak, I'm having trouble finding all accessories & such that fit my bike.

Between valve adjustments do the valves usually open up or close like the BMW. (Normally from valves wearing into the seat)
Mine has 42-3 hundreds mi or 68-9 hundreds clicks.

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Re: Few questions.

Post by Happytrails » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:21 pm

Ural NE's online site is helpful, they carry a lot of the accessories. Heindl has an online site also. And there are some others you'll probably see soon on this site or ebay. Unlike other bikes I've owned I've never seen any microfiche on urals so far.
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Re: Few questions.

Post by chaos2 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:10 pm

my experience with valves is they were extremely loose from the factory, like .01" instead of .004". After that first adjustment they've stayed within spec or just a couple thousands, usually the exhaust tightening up a scooch. Raceway Ural has a good selection of part too.
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Re: Few questions.

Post by Robert Whitten » Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:39 pm

Chaos2 thanks for the reply. I see where the manual says .002-.004. Is this for intake & exhaust? I know the old airhead has different settings values for intake verses exhaust.
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Re: Few questions.

Post by Lofty » Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:44 pm

Parts diagrams are available via a search on Google Images.
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Re: Few questions.

Post by jeffsaline » Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:52 pm

Valve clearances on infernal combustion engines as a rule tighten or remain unchanged with use. When a valve clearance increases it suggests there is something (carbon or something that got sucked into the engine are common) between the valve and valve seat or the valve is bent.

It can help with determining engine health if you record the odometer reading and clearance at each valve adjustment or check. That can get you a baseline for changes in the clearances. If you get a change that is "different" from the norm it could be worth looking into. A significant factor in valve wear is the cleanliness of air entering the engine. Making sure the air filter is in good condition, properly maintained and installed can go a long way in prolonging valve life.

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Re: Few questions.

Post by chaos2 » Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:27 am

intake and exhaust are both .002-.004, i keep the intake close to 002 and the exhaust close to 004.
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Re: Few questions.

Post by Mr Wazzock » Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:33 pm

Robert Whitten wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:02 pm
New Ural owned & being an owner of 10 BMW's comming from that world, I have a few questions. Are there any complete on line microfiche for the Urals? Being a self proclaimed research freak, I'm having trouble finding all accessories & such that fit my bike.
All I know of is the Ural site, for PDF's, service manual and wiring diagrams. Or as said dealer catalogs. Do not know of any "microfiches".

Ural Lorraine is good (French mail order supplier), they have a huge PDF you can save which lists every part. As does the Ural site I think.
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Re: Few questions.

Post by Peter Pan » Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:36 pm

This can be found on the Spanish forum:
https://live.uralcatalog.com/
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