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Forum: Hacks 10-19-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By Wolfgang55
Our GU-11 came w/ 6 ply tires from the factory. ...

Our GU-11 came w/ 6 ply tires from the factory. Much like.
Forum: Hacks 10-18-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2,761
Views: 450,660
Posted By Wolfgang55
Ice Cream anyone...

When I first saw this white knight, I thought it was an old ice cream sidecar rig from the 50s.

So, I like it. Wonder if this has a 2 or 3 year warranty.
Forum: Hacks 10-17-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Wolfgang55
We have both the Ural-GU & a BMW rig....I see...

We have both the Ural-GU & a BMW rig....I see tons of difference, I feel tons of difference.
Sure they are both sidecars & for me that is just about where their likeness ends.

Perhaps an earlier...
Forum: Hacks 10-16-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,050
Posted By Wolfgang55
Camp vs Camp ?

All to often news of a vender's customer having any level of difficulty seems to ring a dinner bell for another ''camp followers'' beginning to salivate.

Any business w/ volume is sure to have...
Forum: Hacks 10-16-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By Wolfgang55
You could get a real surprise if you use a dog...

You could get a real surprise if you use a dog for your learning ballast.

The dog can lean into the turn (which helps) or may suddenly move over to you for a buddy check.

An important thing is...
Forum: Hacks 10-14-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By Wolfgang55
Forum: Hacks 10-14-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By Wolfgang55
Congrads

NO minor ones I hope.
Forum: Hacks 10-08-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By Wolfgang55
Ride down the road & ....

Any chance you can go to another area or another county DMV ?
Forum: Hacks 10-03-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By Wolfgang55
DB, your link is not coming through, at least not...

DB, your link is not coming through, at least not in NM....we be a bit slow here
Forum: Hacks 10-03-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By Wolfgang55
The best advise was to ''educate yourself'' ...

The best advise was to ''educate yourself''

Read about & ask to touch rigs. You'd be surprised how owers who are selling their rigs will pour out tons of info....then you have to know what to...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-03-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 103,605
Posted By Wolfgang55
Come along for the side ride

Ok Rich, I've heard enough...set down your salty tear saturated beer.
Carson was reading your updates. He said you MAY share his ride on special events.
But you'll have to go easy w/ the leg...
Forum: Hacks 10-02-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6,555
Views: 2,422,597
Posted By Wolfgang55
Good Clarification

Much thanks ''Sidecarjohn''

I must have gotten things mixed up.
Forum: Hacks 10-01-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6,555
Views: 2,422,597
Posted By Wolfgang55
HP of another design ?

During the 60s I rode a Velo 500cc & a Bonny 650 (Purple).
On the title of the triumph it was rated at 7 hp.

The dealer said that was how the bike was imported to keep the foreign bike tariff...
Forum: Hacks 10-01-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By Wolfgang55
Living in an adobe

IN, New Mexico there is a bunk (bed) & hot meal waiting....but you must enjoy dry air.
We are in the little town w/ a big name, Truth or Consequences.

Good luck on your discovery.
Forum: Hacks 09-29-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,260
Posted By Wolfgang55
Congrats !!!

LOOKS like someone is going to be riding into FUN.
Forum: Hacks 09-29-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,226
Posted By Wolfgang55
Perhaps I read to much into an earlier post

With a fuel cell & an electric pump, is it wise to stop while transferring fuel ?
Forum: Hacks 09-15-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,731
Posted By Wolfgang55
Why ?

That Yellow Rose rig from Texas is a four seater.
Forum: Hacks 09-14-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By Wolfgang55
New & improved or ....

By chance do you know if these bearing are sealed ?

thanks
Forum: Hacks 09-14-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 910
Posted By Wolfgang55
Consider a couple of things...

Should you get into trouble while running these ''donuts'', your insurance might send you a nasty note suggesting you relocate your risk w/ another company.

You could be risking others as well on...
Forum: Hacks 09-14-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,126
Posted By Wolfgang55
Change in the future...

Are you planning to go to a LL later ?
Forum: Hacks 09-14-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,126
Posted By Wolfgang55
Forum: Hacks 09-10-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 610,824
Posted By Wolfgang55
I didn't notice any indication of the milage on...

I didn't notice any indication of the milage on the rig or the r90 motor.
Forum: Hacks 09-10-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By Wolfgang55
Is there a distinctive pattern on the tire's...

Is there a distinctive pattern on the tire's tread ?
Forum: Hacks 09-08-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,274
Posted By Wolfgang55
Attitude is everything

Carson getting anxious to go...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-06-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 103,605
Posted By Wolfgang55
Being the ''new guy'' has it jokes...enter the xt250

I'm guessing this is for your chick friend ?

If you really dig her, keep her out of the dirt w/ it.

Met you at the meeting. You don't appear to be someone who would break up w/ her w/ an...
Forum: Hacks 09-03-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By Wolfgang55
HEY, before you go readjusting your current...

HEY, before you go readjusting your current settings...use some kind of marker to let you know for sure what & where you are changing....you will more than likely want to get back before you're...
Forum: Hacks 09-03-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,275
Posted By Wolfgang55
Good going

Well, I'm glad someone is getting out & about.
Where's your dog ?
Forum: Hacks 09-02-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,420
Posted By Wolfgang55
Can't help you about the spokes. However I...

Can't help you about the spokes.

However I would suggest considering the primary sprocket swap as an option in order to not pass up a good deal w/ the Bonnie.
Forum: Hacks 09-02-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By Wolfgang55
Rock hard tires ?

What's the car's tire pressure.

By the way, major con grads on putting your rig together & NOT having it pull to the car's side. You must have the magic touch or know what you're doing:deal
...
Forum: Hacks 09-01-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By Wolfgang55
For whatever reason the Ural seems to wake up...

For whatever reason the Ural seems to wake up quick, if the fuel was non ethanol, when put to rest. Even its battery is hanging in there.

For a non FI machine we have found our GU-11 to be the...
Forum: Hacks 08-27-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,956
Posted By Wolfgang55
VW motor ?

Looks like DP heads on the possible VW air cooled motor.
Valve covers are not showing the pull over snap wire retainers.
Forum: Hacks 08-24-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,150
Posted By Wolfgang55
A good while back I had to ride home a rig for a...

A good while back I had to ride home a rig for a fellow who ''bent the elbow'' a touch to much. I bumped the front tire against the curb under power & it bounced off w/ enough energy to roll into...
Forum: Hacks 08-19-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 985
Posted By Wolfgang55
Just one Ural owner's opinion...

W/O a doubt the most fun & the least disappointing sidecars were/are the Urals.
Go w/ something which was designed to be a sidecar from the beginning.

Adding thousands & thousands of dollars to a...
Forum: Hacks 08-16-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,316
Posted By Wolfgang55
Good #s from E Muir

Sounds like some good MPG #s.

I would think the MC tires were a help towards this effort.

We (family) have had both the 09 r12gs generation & the new GSW. Each can earn good mpg when the...
Forum: Hacks 08-15-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,640
Posted By Wolfgang55
Sorry, but your hour limit will not be met here. ...

Sorry, but your hour limit will not be met here.

However between my brother & wife I get to do many ride alongs.
Now I know how Carson feels...

The Ural is so narrow, the passenger gets to...
Forum: Hacks 08-13-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2,761
Views: 450,660
Posted By Wolfgang55
Hey HEY ! ! We fixed those cracks under that...

Hey HEY ! ! We fixed those cracks under that spotlight....even though Ural factory warranty would not cover it...........ball is in your court now.:lol3
Forum: Hacks 08-13-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2,761
Views: 450,660
Posted By Wolfgang55
Hey HEY ! ! We fixed those cracks under that...

Hey HEY ! ! We fixed those cracks under that spotlight....even though Ural factory warranty would not cover it...........ball is in your court now.:lol3
Forum: Hacks 08-13-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2,761
Views: 450,660
Posted By Wolfgang55
I would like to watch your illusion of this dream...

I would like to watch your illusion of this dream event....especially when the ''bm'' rider goes for his factory supplied tool kit.:rofl
Forum: Hacks 08-12-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,186
Posted By Wolfgang55
Our second Gear Up (new) was from Gene. After a...

Our second Gear Up (new) was from Gene.
After a few thousand kms, a little seal started a very minor leak or weep.

Called him & he said the seal needed an address to go to. The seal was in the...
Forum: Hacks 08-10-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,186
Posted By Wolfgang55
You're going to have some major fun

Being you have your first Ural, try to make it a rule to do a good walk around before each ride. Kick tires & shake wheels, etc.

Check out your tool kit to ensure you have everything.

Go to...
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