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Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 08:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,228
Posted By Wolfgang55
Hope I see this on the road

OUTSTANDING !
Totally a work of art & a pleasure to view your work.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By Wolfgang55
FD for a 2007

Is $1,850 a fair cost for a complete FD for a R1200GS.
It's totally assembled & ready to R&R.
This cost also includes the new bolts for the rotor.
It's brand new ''Gen 2''.

My other concern is,...
Forum: Hacks 02-26-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,208
Posted By Wolfgang55
We've owned both, actually had 2 KLRs & 3 Drs. ...

We've owned both, actually had 2 KLRs & 3 Drs.
Personally if I had to select one & nothing else came into the picture it would have to be the DR.
We have worked on both bike brands & that of many...
Forum: Hacks 02-26-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 7,028
Views: 2,633,772
Posted By Wolfgang55
Neat WIFE

COOL BEANS for the Red Demond

Best of good thoughts going into the back fix.
Forum: Hacks 02-25-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By Wolfgang55
I cannot speak for others but will add that our...

I cannot speak for others but will add that our Ural GU is by far more fun, easier to ride & easier to adjust (only needed once). Should add the Ural if far less tiring to the shoulders & back. ...
Forum: Hacks 02-24-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By Wolfgang55
Have seen a few of these in NM. They were...

Have seen a few of these in NM.
They were carrying a MC tag & were not permitted on the federally funded byways.
They were mostly in the small towns. They were w/ completed w/ something, one...
Forum: Hacks 02-23-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,476
Posted By Wolfgang55
[QUOTE=Ebayru;26210507]I worried about the chain ...

[QUOTE=Ebayru;26210507]I worried about the chain No one seemed to know for certain so I erred on the side of caution and removed the chain.

Decades ago I used a hitch mount & dragged my scoots...
Forum: Hacks 02-22-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7,028
Views: 2,633,772
Posted By Wolfgang55
Willy Nelson, said it best

On the road again.....
Forum: Hacks 02-20-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,150
Posted By Wolfgang55
That is most good to learn. Then there will...

That is most good to learn.

Then there will never be a need to up grade.

much thanks.....any words about the front suspension....anyone

My wife wants one but likes the conventional looking...
Forum: Hacks 02-20-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7,028
Views: 2,633,772
Posted By Wolfgang55
Well, now I know that I have lived a charmed...

Well, now I know that I have lived a charmed life.

Best part is that there is still more to go & it is getting better w/o the drama that some must endure.
Forum: Hacks 02-20-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,150
Posted By Wolfgang55
Questions on the 14-15 only

Has anyone notice a real difference between the LL & the retros forks ?

If so, would you take the retro over rough gravel roads ?

Is there a Power Ac type ignition ?

thanks
Forum: Hacks 02-18-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 748,135
Posted By Wolfgang55
We use to call such ''for sale projects'',...

We use to call such ''for sale projects'', character builders......
Forum: Hacks 02-18-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,041
Posted By Wolfgang55
For $5,000 a very good upgraded Ural could be had...

For $5,000 a very good upgraded Ural could be had & then buy the GI-Joe stickers.
Forum: Hacks 02-11-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,443
Posted By Wolfgang55
It couldn't happen here

Mothers of Invention....in Mini mini Apolass
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-11-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By Wolfgang55
This should be good.:thumb

This should be good.:thumb
Forum: Hacks 02-10-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By Wolfgang55
Wish I could help you about your change of forks....

Wish I could help you about your change of forks. It sure sounds like a good idea. Keep in mind that change may change others areas (adjustments) on your rig.

But will tell you that your 81...
Forum: Hacks 02-09-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 535,979
Posted By Wolfgang55
You're totally correct. Stopping the traveling...

You're totally correct. Stopping the traveling of the cracks at their ends is most common w/ drilling the stop holes. We drilled stop holes, but we decided to use the stainless steel diamond plate...
Forum: Hacks 02-09-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 535,979
Posted By Wolfgang55
We cleaned the old paint away (out side & inside...

We cleaned the old paint away (out side & inside the car) to better see the cracks.
Put a light coat of spray paint on both sides only to suppress the rust.
I wouldn't have even considered this...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,956
Posted By Wolfgang55
Does anyone know of the FD status on the police...

Does anyone know of the FD status on the police bikes ?

If there is a hard use of a bike, I'd think here would be a good test group for failures per miles on FD per rear tires changes etc.
Forum: Hacks 02-06-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,482
Posted By Wolfgang55
Headed where others have gone ? learn from them

There is a lot to learn from ''Hubert''
Forum: Hacks 02-06-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,890
Posted By Wolfgang55
I doubt if you need any mind clouding. ...

I doubt if you need any mind clouding.

Usually a hard left turn w/ my Ural will snap me out of the ''gloom''.
Something about the pusher tire lifting off the ground brings me back to mother...
Forum: Hacks 02-06-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 535,979
Posted By Wolfgang55
Now you just want to be short in your reading. ...

Now you just want to be short in your reading.

Ural has elected to remain silent.

Did you call Gene ?

I can add nothing to the topic but I will repeat the subject matter.

You...
Forum: Hacks 02-04-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,890
Posted By Wolfgang55
You might start considering eye protection for...

You might start considering eye protection for your best friend.

Start your bud wearing them while walking on a leash together & then lead him to the side car & let him jump in on his own. Be...
Forum: Hacks 02-03-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 535,979
Posted By Wolfgang55
Hang in there, your reading is going to be a bite...

Hang in there, your reading is going to be a bite of cake.

Why not call Gene, dealer of holopawural in FL.
Ask him what VP Jason said about the cracks on the sidecar's top, located under the spot...
Forum: Hack Vendors 02-03-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Wolfgang55
Is this kit compatible w/ the GSW-13 ?

Is this kit compatible w/ the GSW-13 ?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-30-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By Wolfgang55
We went thru there off of 139 until San Mateo...

We went thru there off of 139 until San Mateo Canyon & took a left towards M Canyon.
We were on 3 Urals. Checked out the ''water fall'' in SM Canyon...it was dry.
Good ride no matter the changing...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-30-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2,113
Views: 133,856
Posted By Wolfgang55
KY works wonders & evaporates in no time.

KY works wonders & evaporates in no time.
Forum: Hacks 01-25-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,268
Posted By Wolfgang55
Good to hear about the upgrading to ''tig''. &...

Good to hear about the upgrading to ''tig''.
& that there is a welder on board.
Forum: Hacks 01-22-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,287
Posted By Wolfgang55
Cool Beans Slacker, I went through that area in...

Cool Beans Slacker,
I went through that area in 96.
The locals were having a bit of an issue w/ authority.
The young army troop were trigger happy at anything.

I understand the locals declared...
Forum: Hacks 01-22-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,287
Posted By Wolfgang55
I'm starting to feel really teased. Neat pix.

I'm starting to feel really teased.

Neat pix.
Forum: Hacks 01-22-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 787
Views: 86,417
Posted By Wolfgang55
GEE, just when we had them dirty commies over...

GEE, just when we had them dirty commies over their barrels of rum.

You bet they would beat you & they'd never have to worry about any Ural owners calling them out for dishonoring the good...
Forum: Hacks 01-22-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 535,979
Posted By Wolfgang55
The only ''looking'' at the damage was through...

The only ''looking'' at the damage was through my brother's pix at SS.
Plus our fix for the ''cracked Ural'' . Taking the ''cracked Ural to Gene, the dealer, was offered but rejected .
...
Forum: Hacks 01-21-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By Wolfgang55
Warranty ? U don't need no stinking warranty

OH this is just way to easy to pass up....
Forum: Hacks 01-20-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By Wolfgang55
That looks like one very loaded machine. Are...

That looks like one very loaded machine.
Are you taking a passenger ?

Please take a lot of pix.
Forum: Hacks 01-19-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By Wolfgang55
Neat to see such good thinking put to action.

Neat to see such good thinking put to action.
Forum: Hacks 01-19-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By Wolfgang55
Forum: Hacks 01-19-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 535,979
Posted By Wolfgang55
Sure I brought it in the open. How do you think...

Sure I brought it in the open. How do you think anyone except me & my brother are going to know about dishonoring their Ural warranty ?

It just that many Ural owners are trying to discredit...
Forum: Hacks 01-17-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 535,979
Posted By Wolfgang55
You can do it

You may have missed another item...the average guy/lady gets to work on their Ural w/o a lot of specialty tools or wrench experience. Some get a feeling of real accomplishment to work on such a...
Forum: Hacks 01-17-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 335,671
Posted By Wolfgang55
Band that dog...

Met a Lady & Carson met the lady dog, all traveling in an older 4 cyl GW rig.

The dog had her ears pinned down by a head band. Mixed breed w/ long ears.
It was strange that the dog permited the...
Forum: Hacks 01-17-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 748,135
Posted By Wolfgang55
to many shoes there too

Can anybody make out the printing on the back of that lad in the ''stand in the corner'' pix ?

That place appears very institutional......especially the V212
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