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by GHGoodwin
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:24 pm
Forum: General Hammerin' and Wrenchin' (all model years)
Topic: Jetting - Dyno
Replies: 5
Views: 41

Re: Jetting - Dyno

Try drilling out the slide first. Use the search function in this thread for details.

Without recarbing there's not too much you can do to get more power. With proper carb tuning you can shift the torque band (rpm range) around a bit to suit your riding style but, IMHO, added power is a pipe dream.
by GHGoodwin
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:08 pm
Forum: Ural/Dnepr 101 - Newbie Questions
Topic: Petcock vs Petcock
Replies: 19
Views: 227

Re: Petcock vs Petcock

My prime motivation - tank does not have to be drained for removal. This plus a couple of 5/16" QD plugs and I can take a full tank off.
by GHGoodwin
Sun Jan 17, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Ural/Dnepr 101 - Newbie Questions
Topic: Petcock vs Petcock
Replies: 19
Views: 227

Re: Petcock vs Petcock

Here you go.

First is "off". It's a right hand petcock so "off" is inward.
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This is the "on" position.
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by GHGoodwin
Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: Ural/Dnepr 101 - Newbie Questions
Topic: Petcock vs Petcock
Replies: 19
Views: 227

Re: Petcock vs Petcock

Manual shutoff petcocks on both of mine. Mostly to keep up the ages old habit of shutting off the fuel when I get off the bike.
by GHGoodwin
Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: What are/is your Winter Project(s)?
Replies: 44
Views: 577

Re: What are/is your Winter Project(s)?

HACK FOR FOGGING GLASSES.

Fold a kleenex into a loose strip and put it under the top of the mask. Works for me.

As for the gun fange idiots. I simply stopped going late last year. No reasoning with Covidiots.
by GHGoodwin
Thu Jan 14, 2021 7:04 am
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: What are/is your Winter Project(s)?
Replies: 44
Views: 577

Re: What are/is your Winter Project(s)?

Nothing URAL. Recovering from cervical spine surgery. Then, when recovered, replacement right hip. It's gonna be a long spring. Have to make a removeable step for my tractor. Light fab work. Can't weld yet so I'll get my neighbor Dave to do it for me. I'll post a couple of photos later today when I ...
by GHGoodwin
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: Ural/Dnepr 101 - Newbie Questions
Topic: Choosing routes for Urals
Replies: 30
Views: 448

Re: Choosing routes for Urals

Get a road map. Plan your route. Take your time and enjoy America. Can't see fudge from a superslab. Short hops on the freeway are fine, and sometimes necessary, but I avoid them if possible. I don't like being the darn near slowest thing out there.
by GHGoodwin
Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:07 am
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Older M70 Steering Damper?
Replies: 8
Views: 161

Re: Older M70 Steering Damper?

Yankee Dog wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:21 am
For my education. What is the difference between dampers. My 2005 had a damper up on the handle bars. Is that a friction damper? My 2019 has a damper that sticks out from under the triple tree towards the tub. Is that a hydraulic?
Yes.
by GHGoodwin
Tue Jan 12, 2021 1:36 pm
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: What do those thread titles really mean???
Replies: 15
Views: 352

Re: What do those thread titles really mean???

Oil Threads - the slipperey slope of lubricative ludicrosity.
by GHGoodwin
Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:32 am
Forum: The Black Market
Topic: Another Not Ural for sale
Replies: 16
Views: 635

Re: Another Not Ural for sale

Worked maintenance on those at, sadly now gone, Geauga Lake Park. Used to wipe the floor with graphite paste to help with electrical copntacts. Bad stuff if the Mrs/girlfriend slipped. Stuff never came out of anything it got on. Also. Under the Dutch Shoes (inverted ride) was a great place for spare...
by GHGoodwin
Thu Jan 07, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: pickup truck box sidecar instalation
Replies: 10
Views: 269

Re: pickup truck box sidecar instalation

"weels stem" prolly ='s wheel well inset in bed.

Yeah. It'll fit over the top if you biuld a platform for it. Several members have.

ESL?
by GHGoodwin
Thu Jan 07, 2021 6:50 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: pickup truck box sidecar instalation
Replies: 10
Views: 269

Re: pickup truck box sidecar instalation

I think it's - take off tub and replace with truck box.

I've seen ione or two on other rigs. If you mind the mounting height and loading (main load inside wheel triangle) I don't see how it wouldn't work. Kinda shiny though.
by GHGoodwin
Thu Jan 07, 2021 6:46 am
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Funny or WTF photo thread
Replies: 2670
Views: 219352

Re: Funny or WTF photo thread

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by GHGoodwin
Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Hey Ya Hozers
Replies: 6
Views: 216

Re: Hey Ya Hozers

Planning to visit the trolls are we?