What did you do to your Ural today?

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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Postby MonkeysUncle » Mon Nov 27, 2017 4:17 pm

dogboy, can't figure out how to link to a previous post but maybe take a look at mine Sept 21, 2017.
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Postby dogboy443 » Mon Nov 27, 2017 4:58 pm

Found it, that's great. Would probably do the same for my 06 Tourist. Would you be interested in making one for me? Any ideas what the cost would be? Would you need some sort of template?
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Postby hotflash44 » Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:21 pm

Mr Wazzock , as dealers around the world go, its Ural training, and lots of on hands experience that makes a good Ural mechanic IMHO, my dealer says he sells 1 or 2 Urals a month and i think yeah in his dreams, i have only seen three in town so far in the last year. I had a post a while back asking what training is required for a authorized dealer to have for their main Ural mechanic,only heard crickets. I would assume a prospective Ural dealer would send their best mechanic to take the set/up and repair training course if its available. would like to know what they do. :? :cheers:
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Postby Tomcatfixer » Mon Nov 27, 2017 7:50 pm

Just returned home from a week in Illinois and the postman delivered Christmas a month early!

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As if I didn't have enough already, this should keep me busy for a while. :wink:
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Postby tx2sturgis » Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:05 pm

dogboy443 wrote: I want to raise the seat to because of my 32" inseam to gain some legroom and less of a knee angle.


If you do that, you might discover you also need a set of handlebar risers.

Even one inch of seat height change will make a difference!
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Postby tx2sturgis » Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:07 pm

Tomcatfixer wrote:Just returned home from a week in Illinois and the postman delivered Christmas a month early!



Oooo....where did you get that left control group from?

I can't wait on ol' Santa...

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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Postby Tomcatfixer » Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:13 pm

where did you get that left control group from?

AliExpress: https://m.aliexpress.com/s/item/3281590 ... 30bFJrbds&

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Be warned: use a "burner" e-mail address when you order from AliExpress because they sell it to all of the Chinese porn sites!
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2015 Ural cT "Mobile Chernobyl", 1999 Ural Tourist "Desert DisGrace: the Iron (Oxide) Curtain", 1994 Honda VFR750F, 1986 Yamaha FZX700S Fazer

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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Postby eastbloc » Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:17 pm

What do all the porn sites do with those handlebar controls? :lol:
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Postby Tomcatfixer » Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:22 pm

What do all the porn sites do with those handlebar? :lol:

I wish I knew. All I know is that prior to creating an AliExpress account, I received a random one or two spam e-mails from time-to-time. After AliExpress, that spam filter now works OVERTIME; the folder is FULL!
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2015 Ural cT "Mobile Chernobyl", 1999 Ural Tourist "Desert DisGrace: the Iron (Oxide) Curtain", 1994 Honda VFR750F, 1986 Yamaha FZX700S Fazer

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2007 Honda VTR1000 FireStorm (Super Hawk in U.S.)
2001 Buell Blast! - - - - - - - 2005 Yamaha FJR1300
1993 Honda CBR600F2 - -1984 Yamaha FJ1100
1986 Yamaha FZX700S (a different one than above)

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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Postby windmill » Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:28 pm

Tomcatfixer wrote:
where did you get that left control group from?

AliExpress: https://m.aliexpress.com/s/item/3281590 ... 30bFJrbds&

How would rate its quality?
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Postby Tomcatfixer » Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:31 pm

How would rate its quality?

Very good! Identical to any of the switch clusters from any of the multitude of Japanese bikes listed in my signature line.
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2015 Ural cT "Mobile Chernobyl", 1999 Ural Tourist "Desert DisGrace: the Iron (Oxide) Curtain", 1994 Honda VFR750F, 1986 Yamaha FZX700S Fazer

Previous rides:
2007 Honda VTR1000 FireStorm (Super Hawk in U.S.)
2001 Buell Blast! - - - - - - - 2005 Yamaha FJR1300
1993 Honda CBR600F2 - -1984 Yamaha FJ1100
1986 Yamaha FZX700S (a different one than above)

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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Postby dogboy443 » Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:59 pm

tx2sturgis wrote:
dogboy443 wrote: I want to raise the seat to because of my 32" inseam to gain some legroom and less of a knee angle.


If you do that, you might discover you also need a set of handlebar risers.

Even one inch of seat height change will make a difference!

Funny thing is, my torso is very long so I think it might balance out without the risers.
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Postby Mr Wazzock » Tue Nov 28, 2017 12:37 pm

hotflash44 wrote:Mr Wazzock , as dealers around the world go, its Ural training, and lots of on hands experience that makes a good Ural mechanic IMHO, my dealer says he sells 1 or 2 Urals a month and i think yeah in his dreams, i have only seen three in town so far in the last year. I had a post a while back asking what training is required for a authorized dealer to have for their main Ural mechanic,only heard crickets. I would assume a prospective Ural dealer would send their best mechanic to take the set/up and repair training course if its available. would like to know what they do. :? :cheers:

Well my guy has been riding 'em and fixing 'em for 40+ years, so that's not the problem. :D

Just the rear disc brake set-up is "too new", and got the disassembly a bit wrong is all.
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Postby Mr Wazzock » Tue Nov 28, 2017 12:39 pm

Mine:

Spliced the Cree LED lamp supply into my headlamp on-off rocker switch so that the Cree doesn't stay lit in 'park' lights mode. Oops......


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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Postby hotflash44 » Tue Nov 28, 2017 1:01 pm

Mr Wazzock, i hear ya,you seem to have a good dealer,but i cant seem to find anyone with knowledge of the training if any that a IMWA authorized Ural dealer needs for their Ural specific mechanics. i now that like my dealer he only sells a very small amount of Urals its a side line for him, he sells water craft, and Spyder/KTM motorcycles. i have never had anything other than a EFI idle adjustment done and not sure if his one Ural guy is fully trained on Urals.i would like to believe in my newbie ignorance that a authorized dealer would have a trained by IMWA mechanic, if not hell i might as well do the repair work myself. :? :foilhead: :cheers:
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