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Ural dishes the dirt...3 wheel drive

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by outfit, Jan 18, 2011.

  1. outfit

    outfit Been here awhile

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  2. Qwik

    Qwik Adrenaline Addict

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    Considering what he was runnin it through I am impressed
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  3. Brendan J

    Brendan J Pfft

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    Interesting setup looks like they have used the rear diff in the front running a tranfer box at the back of the motor and jack shaft under the cylinder. Wouldn't be hard to make. Looks like a 650 motor i could be wrong thou.
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  4. Wolfgang55

    Wolfgang55 Long timer

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    So when do we see THAT on the world market?

    That ride sure had pride in his ride.
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  5. Richard-NL

    Richard-NL Sidecar Fan

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    On the You Tube vids it’s easier to see what he has done. Not just a rebuild of a 2WD to 3WD.
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    I like the vid with the trailer behind it. It seems that more than just 3WD and a winch, you need proper tires first.
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    I’ll just embed this one. The other ones can be found using the link above.
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  6. ivara

    ivara Been here awhile

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    true, but that mud would seem to clog up most any tire. :D

    Also looks like its geared much lower than normal - it just chugs along
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  7. Sidecarjohn

    Sidecarjohn SidecarJohn Supporter

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    What's Wow in Russian ?
    Proof that pretty ain't everything ?
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  8. Richard-NL

    Richard-NL Sidecar Fan

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    Pretty sure about that. Look when he uses the clutch (unfortunately you cannot hear it, because of the music). Top speed? Differential?

    Built for fun and much different than this one:


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    Richard-NL :bmwrider
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  9. Evel Knievel

    Evel Knievel Paredini, Antonio

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    A classic one Outfit!
    Just love the way he build it. Simple and no eye for style whatsoever:rofl
    Like to own one of those! Is it not a great idea for you're GS, Richard?!
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  10. ivara

    ivara Been here awhile

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    just watched the embedded vid...;

    WTF - is it turbocharged too..? :huh

    Or upon closer lookin' , just a fan to blow air at the cyl head...? Would love to have a closer look at the bike in person - and take it for a spin :freaky
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  11. lemieuxmc

    lemieuxmc Banned

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    Russian redneck engineering?

    How do you type "Here hold my vodka!" in Cyrillic?
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  12. outfit

    outfit Been here awhile

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    Done.
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  13. Mr. Cob

    Mr. Cob Howling "Mad", Adventurer

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    Howdy All,

    I have seen photos and short videos of this over the last year or so, sure would like to get some details on the build. Would also like to know how sharp a turn it can make with the drive-shaft running to the front wheel, it looks like it would limit the steering angle quite a bit. Anyone who can post more information on this rig, please do. Thanks.
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  14. NortwestRider

    NortwestRider TRIPOD ADVENTURER !!

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    I work with a Hungarian guy ( good friend to have !!!),Give him a hammer and some scrap steel and he will build a space shuttle !!!.AMAZING what those guys can build !! AMAZING !!!.
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  15. Agent Wayward

    Agent Wayward 2 wheels good, 3 wheels better!

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    All that work ad he couldn't get it through a muddy puddle!

    I'm loving the engineering, brilliant, but off roading is a lot more about technique than equipment. I've been through worse situations than that on a standard single wheel drive Ural with a knobbly on the back.

    A lot of people over here (UK) are obsessed with the idea of 2WD Urals, mainly because we can't legally use them on the road. But in reality, you rarely find a situation where it's needed.

    We've had some pretty heavy snowfall here recently, loads of folks in 4WD cars failing to cope quite spectacularly, plenty of fun in the outfit, not got anywhere near stuck, anywhere.

    Fabulous engineering though, Russians are clever, what's the old thing about the space program?

    The Americans spent millions developing a pen that would write in zero gravity, the Russians took a pencil.

    :)
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  16. ivara

    ivara Been here awhile

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    looking forward to the videos..:)
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  17. windmill

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    2wd on a rig, or AWD on a car get some folks to form ridiculous conclusions. It's not some magic solution, nor is it some sort of useless gimmick. Folks who think 2wd will make a rig unstoppable are just kidding themselves, or trying to sell You something. Folks who say it is useless are just bragging about their "claimed" superior riding skills, or trying to sell You something.

    It is a tool, A tool like any other, the user needs to understand what it does, how to use it, and practice using it.

    Ignorance is not the tools fault.
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  18. Richard-NL

    Richard-NL Sidecar Fan

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    Well said. :clap

    @ Ivar, you made me laugh! Drinks on me!

    Richard-NL :bmwrider
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  19. Mr. Cob

    Mr. Cob Howling "Mad", Adventurer

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    Howdy All,

    Preach it Brother windmill, preach it, I say so as to enlighten the heathens and free their minds from the bondage of advertisement and slick salesman who know not of which they speak. As one who has and will continue to preach the gospel of two wheel drive, it ain't no miracle cure for whatever is in front of you but used with some skill it will get you further into Hell before being vanquished to the bottomless pit. :wink::evil:deal
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  20. Strong Bad

    Strong Bad Former World's Foremost Authority Supporter

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    Pulling a trailer????? I highly doubt it. The trailer hanging up was the problem.
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