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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Yesterday, 03:48 AM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 79,261
Posted By Wolfgang55
to many key to punch

I don't get the posting of pix & such.........:cry
Forum: Hacks 07-29-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By Wolfgang55
You might want to consider the side stress when...

You might want to consider the side stress when traction breaks loose.
I don't want to use the term ''drifting'' but some of the riders enjoy doing something like that....we can't all fly, all the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-29-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,440
Posted By Wolfgang55
Traffic & red lights

There is a very good divided route, nearly all the way to the BMW place.

Keep in mind nearly everyone in the Fleming Island area is employed north of there Clay County. So you all can enjoy the...
Forum: Hacks 07-28-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By Wolfgang55
Keep your HD & you're more than half way there. ...

Keep your HD & you're more than half way there.
There are frame & sidecars only out there.

Talk to builders & see what they have back in their used dept.

Get yourselves on the road...
Forum: Hacks 07-27-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Wolfgang55
Is this exclusive to the 2014 r1200gsw ?

Is this exclusive to the 2014 r1200gsw ?
Forum: Hacks 07-26-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2,638
Views: 401,194
Posted By Wolfgang55
I recall the rider w/ his female Rotty(dog), who...

I recall the rider w/ his female Rotty(dog), who w/ his 2 friends on 2 DRZ400s, put out a first rate RR of their CDT ride. His GU suffered the same problem.

I have not made a point to collect...
Forum: Hacks 07-26-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2,638
Views: 401,194
Posted By Wolfgang55
The best place to check out Ural just maybe at...

The best place to check out Ural just maybe at Soviet Steed.com

These owners are, for the most part, have helped one another more than the the factory.

Keep in mind there is only one Ural which...
Forum: Hacks 07-26-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Wolfgang55
Is this how DMC came about the 3 way wheel swap ?

Is this how DMC came about the 3 way wheel swap ?
Forum: Hacks 07-26-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,501
Posted By Wolfgang55
OMG, you are now out of the closet:rofl

OMG, you are now out of the closet:rofl
Forum: Hacks 07-25-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,501
Posted By Wolfgang55
Isn't there a clutch spline issue in the 1150 ? ...

Isn't there a clutch spline issue in the 1150 ?
....something about only 75% of the disc is in contact w/ the factory spline.

I believe the DL-1000 is many pounds lighter too.

I do know the...
Forum: Hacks 07-23-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2,638
Views: 401,194
Posted By Wolfgang55
It all depends on how you ride your Ural

You might want to rethink that.

Warranty was declined because our GU-11 was ridden in a manner not of which Ural intended, says the Vice President Jason of Ural here in the US, at least this...
Forum: Hacks 07-20-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By Wolfgang55
Isn't that bolt head of a star design or torx.

Isn't that bolt head of a star design or torx.
Forum: Hacks 07-19-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 6,358
Views: 2,307,965
Posted By Wolfgang55
A great post, MotoJ

Never seen so many smiles & cheer on SC together.

Must be some very happy husbands over there.:clap
Forum: Hacks 07-07-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By Wolfgang55
What bike are you mounting it on ? 20%...

What bike are you mounting it on ?

20% sounds like reality off pavement riding, the Duo 308 is a very fine tread for your #s.
Forum: Hacks 07-06-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By Wolfgang55
Wonder if this is going to be more extreme riding...

Wonder if this is going to be more extreme riding advertising & then void the warranty when applying for a warranty claim.

It does look like fun.
Forum: Hacks 07-02-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By Wolfgang55
I think its mostly in humor & boredom.

I think its mostly in humor & boredom.
Forum: Hacks 07-01-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 46,760
Posted By Wolfgang55
Had surgery in both hands & a bone in the left...

Had surgery in both hands & a bone in the left thumb rebuilt.

Working w/ steel for decades takes a tole on the hands, especially when I'm to lazy to stop something & go get a hammer instead of...
Forum: Hacks 06-21-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By Wolfgang55
Looking back....to the cracks

Barnone, thanks for the heads up.

If the SS member goes to < CRACKED Ural > on SS, there is an entire write up of the cracking problem, plus, what & how we fabbed the fix by using stainless steel...
Forum: Hacks 06-19-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By Wolfgang55
Ride value is very different

Having ridden both & buying 2 GU. The Cam is fun but quickly leaves me looking for an end to the ride. Fast it can be & very smooth but something in me craves the Ural's ride. A well set up...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-19-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 79,261
Posted By Wolfgang55
Have a good set of the strong special tools, not...

Have a good set of the strong special tools, not the sheet metal wrench that get bent when used often. Have no gaskets.

Have you ordered the kit yet ?

If you have the new generation KLR,...
Forum: Hacks 06-17-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 6,358
Views: 2,307,965
Posted By Wolfgang55
Extra lights...extra sight

I select my extra lights based on what gives me the best DEER detection.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,584
Posted By Wolfgang55
Ride-On

I keep Ride-On in all our scoots w/ & w/o tubes.

What I like about it......as the tire wears the RO will still keep the tire smooth.
On going balancing. Tire runs cooler too.

Have use it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,359
Posted By Wolfgang55
It's on the small size...

My Tank-Bag is a UTX-D FLEX, maybe. That's the only name I can locate & that's on the metal fancy D rings.

It actually came on the bike.
Has ''R1200GS''on the side but not BMW anywhere.
There...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,735
Posted By Wolfgang55
I have had both DL-1000 & DL-650....the GSW...

I have had both DL-1000 & DL-650....the GSW shorty w/ the fully automatic adjustable rear is by far better. But, I'm 140 lb. There could be another opinion if I were 50 or 100 lb more.

Mostly,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,520
Posted By Wolfgang55
You want a good BMW dealer, here are mine.

A major ''DITTO" here. The Eurocycles in the Tampa area is w/o a doubt one of the very best dealers of BMW I have ever done business with.

I spent a lot of my time in Jax, FL & now we have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,271
Posted By Wolfgang55
Isn't this a matter w/ ethanol gasoline only ?

Isn't this a matter w/ ethanol gasoline only ?
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3,208
Views: 543,157
Posted By Wolfgang55
Was your DL-1000 bought new or used ? I ask...

Was your DL-1000 bought new or used ?
I ask because some of the guys up grade the w/ ''power commander'' & different injectors, etc. I think the first year had a clutch basket issue also.
...
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By Wolfgang55
Are you having some issue w/ yours ? ...

Are you having some issue w/ yours ?

Whatever you attempt, don't try to drive it on pavement while ''testing ?

Most Urals have a center stand. Put bike on center stand & the sidecar is light...
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3,208
Views: 543,157
Posted By Wolfgang55
The really neat thing about the DL-1000 is the...

The really neat thing about the DL-1000 is the chain & sprockets.
You can gear that thing any way you want & change the primary up or down very quickly, if you really want the super low.
Both...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,829
Posted By Wolfgang55
No matter the color

Nice job....now when does the pin strip go on ?
Forum: Hacks 06-11-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,651
Posted By Wolfgang55
Cracks are not all the same

Noticed the term ''limited problem'', there maybe some merit to this but this is a very possible deadly problem.
Having cracks in a wheel/rim is down right dangerous.

It's not like having...
Forum: Hacks 06-11-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,654
Posted By Wolfgang55
This is a very neat job...well done.

This is a very neat job...well done.
Forum: Hacks 06-10-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,340
Posted By Wolfgang55
Let's ride

If any of you gents get to NM or New Mexico as spoken in polite conversation.

I would be most honored to lead you through some purely neat canyons.
But wait, you would then be killing your...
Forum: Hacks 06-10-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,510
Posted By Wolfgang55
Is there a group that does this MDA ride in...

Is there a group that does this MDA ride in Atlanta, GA ?
Forum: Hacks 06-09-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,142
Posted By Wolfgang55
911 or AAA

Vut vere des guys.....AAA of autobond

That guy sure looks serious...but nice coat.
Forum: Hacks 06-05-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,340
Posted By Wolfgang55
'' keep your word, no excuses ''

nbsdave, I really like what you have at the bottom of each of your postings.



I understand you loyalty to Ural. I cannot ever see myself w/o a Ural.

But it is a...
Forum: Hacks 06-05-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,340
Posted By Wolfgang55
This is simple guys

We had cracks under the spot light forming & they started to run out ward.

This is not unlike what was happening to many who ride their GUs off pavement & on old unkept rocky roads, etc.

Our...
Forum: Hacks 06-05-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,209
Posted By Wolfgang55
I have read, years ago, so I am more than likely...

I have read, years ago, so I am more than likely incorrect about the %.
The front brakes are about 80% & the rear brakes offer 20% of the stopping power.

Is there such a formula for adding a...
Forum: Hacks 06-05-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,340
Posted By Wolfgang55
OK PLEASE, help me & others to better understand...

OK PLEASE, help me & others to better understand how my ''BRO'' & I could be rougher on our GU than Mr Cobb. Or for that matter anyone else who enjoys riding in the NM desert & Gila National...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12,859
Views: 1,227,581
Posted By Wolfgang55
Sorry for the title of New ''coos'' forgot to...

Sorry for the title of New ''coos'' forgot to disarm my spell check :rofl
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