Not sure if anyone mentioned this... because I don't want to read 110 pages of this thread to find out. But apparently until their demise, used Yugos were often sold for much more than new ones, because buyers knew that all the faulty factory parts had to have been replaced by the time they were sold second-hand. Not sure how this relates, or if its even relevant to the Ural discussion, just find it interesting, and in the realm of sketchy Euro vehicles.
That being said, I'd love a Ural. If a sorted used one popped up around here I'd be all over it!
'02 BMW F650GS Dakar, '01 Suzuki Bandit 600S, '93 Yamaha DT50
'93 Dnepr MT-11, '83 Vespa Primavera ET3
, A 20,000km solo ride Canada->Panama->Canada