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Forum: Hacks 04-21-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By BWeber
Put the heaviest passenger in the chair!!!! I...

Put the heaviest passenger in the chair!!!!
I had always heard that advice so my son and I tried out some stuff in a parking lot.
With both of us on the bike and light load in the sidecar we...
Forum: Hacks 04-18-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7,370
Views: 2,737,673
Posted By BWeber
Sorting out trailering Speedy Gonzalez behind...

Sorting out trailering Speedy Gonzalez behind Miss Ural. The R90 seems to pull it all but I'm cautiously working into the braking ability to stop all that weight. Jimmy Dog is in his chair ready to...
Forum: Hacks 04-13-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 99,305
Posted By BWeber
Not sure what I'll do with Miss Ural. Will have...

Not sure what I'll do with Miss Ural. Will have to sort that out after I get some time with the Triumph. If I do sell her not sure what she should sell for. As I hired a lot of stuff done including...
Forum: Hacks 04-13-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 99,305
Posted By BWeber
Ural Hp

You can only get so much out of the origional Ural motor. I did not try any modifications on the origional engine. I seem to remember the figgure of about 5 times the compression pressure for the...
Forum: Hacks 04-12-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By BWeber
The rear end failure was due to low grade bolts...

The rear end failure was due to low grade bolts used on the ring gear. Take it apart and upgrade the bolts and you should be good to go. I got the service advisory after the bolts failed and it...
Forum: Hacks 04-12-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 99,305
Posted By BWeber
My 2006 Ural Patrol was fairly useless on...

My 2006 Ural Patrol was fairly useless on technical trails because it was geared way too high for the available hp. A straight climb where the speed can be kept above 15 mph or don't do it. With the...
Forum: Hacks 04-11-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By BWeber
The rear end grenades if not upgraded. I don't...

The rear end grenades if not upgraded. I don't think it was updated and fixed until the last couple years.
Forum: Hacks 04-02-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,313
Posted By BWeber
The BMW CS without sidecar with a 230 Lb rider,...

The BMW CS without sidecar with a 230 Lb rider, 5% grade and 10mph headwind had no problem hitting the rev limiter at 105mph indicated.

Had a friend with a really long driveway.............
...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By BWeber
When the valve seats were going out of my R90 the...

When the valve seats were going out of my R90 the idle would wander badly as it lost valve clearance.
Might double check your valve clearance.
Forum: Hacks 04-01-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,313
Posted By BWeber
Bmw cs

The BMW CS rig in Portland should be a very nice ride in my opinion.

I owned a CS 650 and enjoyed it a lot.
The handlebars are wide enough to work well with a sidecar.
Note the bike has a low...
Forum: Hacks 03-30-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,313
Posted By BWeber
There are quite a few very reasonably priced rigs...

There are quite a few very reasonably priced rigs that come up on this forum quite often.
I can't help thinking you would be money ahead to purchase a rig and sell it at the end of your adventure....
Forum: Hacks 03-21-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,169
Posted By BWeber
I just backed.

I just backed.
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 17,679
Posted By BWeber
Needs a sidecar.

Needs a sidecar.
Forum: Hacks 03-20-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,721
Posted By BWeber
Nice looking rig!!

Nice looking rig!!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By BWeber
Make sure you have an understanding of the...

Make sure you have an understanding of the delivery schedule if you have an insta)ER do the work.
Forum: Hacks 03-08-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,425
Posted By BWeber
A local bar has the following h on a sign " A...

A local bar has the following h on a sign " A Fool And His Money Are Great Customers"
I could see spending money on a nice toy like that.
Forum: Hacks 03-08-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,813
Posted By BWeber
Really nice looking rig. I think I saw it in...

Really nice looking rig. I think I saw it in process last July we'd I passed thru freedom sidecars.
Forum: Hacks 03-01-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,271
Posted By BWeber
To an earlier post by Nuttymopar Working on your...

To an earlier post by Nuttymopar Working on your own vehicle will not void the warranty in the US.
Forum: Vendors 02-21-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 376,091
Posted By BWeber
Custom ordered straps with Velcro to use as a...

Custom ordered straps with Velcro to use as a front brake lock for my sidecar rig.
Worked out very nicely.
Forum: Hacks 02-19-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4,972
Views: 807,898
Posted By BWeber
A 1974 R90 I believe would have the softer valve...

A 1974 R90 I believe would have the softer valve seats? By serial no mine was a 1975 and had them. It was not a cheap deal to redo.
Forum: Hacks 02-19-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,271
Posted By BWeber
2006 Patrol with R90

My bike will maintain 70mph plus (indicated on Garmin) with the R90 upgrade but its not fun at that speed for long. I have maintained over 80mph a couple times (indicated on my Garmin), but that was...
Forum: Hacks 02-19-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7,370
Views: 2,737,673
Posted By BWeber
Falling Leaf Rally

Sweeite (Wife) behind me and Tracy in the chair 2012. It was a really good time!!
Forum: Hacks 02-18-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,407
Posted By BWeber
I have an Aluma which fits my Ural very nicely....

I have an Aluma which fits my Ural very nicely. Had a 1150gs with DMC sidecar in it and had to put 2 2X6's on one side so the cylinder cleared the wheel well.
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,376
Posted By BWeber
Did a test in a mechanics shop I worked in back...

Did a test in a mechanics shop I worked in back quite a few years ago. Put a grade 9 bolt in a vice and tested what it would take to spread open an open end wrench. The only wrench that passed was...
Forum: Hacks 02-05-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 575,405
Posted By BWeber
I have not found a practical motorcycle yet. The...

I have not found a practical motorcycle yet. The money spent is to have a good time.
If it puts a smile on your face you are on the right motorcycle. !
Forum: Hacks 02-04-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7,370
Views: 2,737,673
Posted By BWeber
334852 Sweetie riding her Christmas present

334852

Sweetie riding her Christmas present
Forum: Hacks 02-04-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By BWeber
I have had several racers remind me to scotch...

I have had several racers remind me to scotch bright and break clean scrub the rotors clean before using new pads. The advise was for the differences in pad compounds. It did not sound like a bad...
Forum: Hacks 01-24-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,626
Posted By BWeber
La Cygne Unit 2334147

La Cygne Unit 2334147
Forum: Hacks 01-22-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By BWeber
Wish I had pictures of towing my wife's Model T. ...

Wish I had pictures of towing my wife's Model T. She was driving the Model T and I was on Miss Ural with a 10 foot nylon strap between. We had unloaded the T in the street and needed to get her in...
Forum: Hacks 01-20-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By BWeber
I towed a 1924 Model T roadster with my Ural when...

I towed a 1924 Model T roadster with my Ural when it would not start. It will just barely do it.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,861
Posted By BWeber
Check for a windscreen stop before it touches the...

Check for a windscreen stop before it touches the faring. Just a guess
As it looks exactly like what the rt uses with its electric wind screen.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,689
Posted By BWeber
Might be detonation. That can sound like a hammer...

Might be detonation. That can sound like a hammer hitting the cylinder head. They may be having a timing issue at cranking rpm's
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,718
Posted By BWeber
Wrangler FR rated. Heavy construction lasts a...

Wrangler FR rated.
Heavy construction lasts a long time and work subsidized!
Forum: Hacks 01-16-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,969
Posted By BWeber
Don't under estimate the draw of a sidecar to...

Don't under estimate the draw of a sidecar to younger boys. Even my rough looking Ural seems to impress the young ladies for my son very nicely.
Forum: Hacks 01-14-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By BWeber
You can always add wires in parallel if you...

You can always add wires in parallel if you connect the ends very good. I have used several 12 gauge wires soldered together on the ends to make a 6 gauge or better if necessary.
Taped up nicely...
Forum: Hacks 01-14-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By BWeber
333560

333560
Forum: Hacks 01-13-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By BWeber
Run it a few times and make sure the cable does...

Run it a few times and make sure the cable does not heat up in your hand. If it don't you should be good to go.
Forum: Hacks 01-12-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By BWeber
Current squared times cable resistance is typical...

Current squared times cable resistance is typical equation for copper loss.
320 amps times 12 volts would be your maximum power (Watts)
required.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-31-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,123
Posted By BWeber
I had a gift card which was only good at a few...

I had a gift card which was only good at a few stores. Bass Pro and Cabalas were the only ones that had anything close to something I wanted.
Forum: Hacks 12-28-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,667
Posted By BWeber
There will be pictures posted as soon as I get my...

There will be pictures posted as soon as I get my hands on her!
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