a bad plan, with little hope for success

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by mutineer, Dec 18, 2008.

  1. mutineer

    mutineer pierpont lives

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  2. chairhead

    chairhead HAIRY

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    UUUHHHH!!!:huh
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  3. dbarale

    dbarale Squiddly slow

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    PUI? :huh
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  4. Threewheelbonnie

    Threewheelbonnie Long timer

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    I think mutineer has an R75 and would like to make it into a 3x2?

    Not sure what the welding set has to do with anything, perhaps it produces fumes?

    There isn't any practical way IMHO to make the R75 into a 3x2 except to buy a Ural and graft the motor in. These days IMHO it'd achieve roughly the same thing if you sold the BM and bought a whole Ural 750. If you want to go the first route, you need to talk to serious Ural people and get drawings to make a spacer plate. This allows the Ural gearbox to be fitted to the BM engine.

    Andy
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  5. toolfan

    toolfan Broken Hearted

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    I'm reasonably sure that mutt would blow a ural up.


    In short order.

    Course, looks like he's planning to melt that airhead frame, so maybe that's the cheaper option. :dunno
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  6. twistedmind

    twistedmind HACKrrrrrrrr

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    Best o' luck to you mate.
    That is a pretty lofty goal you've got there.
    I'd do the same, Begin with a Ural drive train, the cut and weld from there.

    and not to re-iterate, but, PUI???
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  7. claude

    claude Sidecar Jockey

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    What do PUI mean?
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  8. RedMenace

    RedMenace Adventure Sidecar

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    don't worry about it Claude- it's good clean livin' that got you where you are today:rofl
    (Posting Under the Influence )
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  9. mutineer

    mutineer pierpont lives

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    um,

    may have been up little bit late and PUI would be an understatement
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  10. AnnieGS

    AnnieGS Namasté, bitches!

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    I've only used ambien twice, but I had awful nightmares about fuses and monkeys and sovietski bikes, too.
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  11. mutineer

    mutineer pierpont lives

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    :lol3

    I know, cool stuff huh

    the hard part is staying awake for the good parts

    been dealing with a cold, so the ny quil was a nice touch

    :baldy
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  12. Scott Davis

    Scott Davis Which way did they go?

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    "Take the welder and fab up a mount for a winch, and the 2wd becomes unnecessary"

    I agree 100%. Most of us should never go into a situation where we actually need 2wd to get through. I like to look at these (Ural) bikes as a 4wd Truck. Only use the 4wd when you do get stuck and use it only to back out. Remember if you get stuck in 4wd, you are screwed!! :)

    I have yet to run into a stuck situation that I could not simply put the bike in reverse and back right out using 1wd. Mind you that I am not Dirt Biking my Ural, but riding back, BACK roads and trails.

    Just my mindless rambling!! :) Back to regular scheduled programming.


    This was only a Test!!

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  13. oppozit

    oppozit Banned

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    Cheapest and probably the best way to turn an R75/6 into a sidecar drive bike, in the U.S. would be to buy an untitled "Yuri Special" MT-16 that someone else has given up on and "graft" suitable sections of the BMW frame to the MT frame, (assuming that such a process is legal in your state). Use the BMW engine, get a /2 clutch plate to adapt the MT gearbox, weld "ears" on the MT gearbox to match the BMW bolt holes and replace all the bearings. Add a difflock in the process if you want the best off-road 2WD possible. Far cheaper than a new and probably SH Patrol and has the advantage of full-time 2WD.
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