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by nbsdave
Thu Sep 24, 2015 6:37 pm
Forum: The Black Market
Topic: 2011 Ural T, nicely farkled! $5900 BAM! sold!
Replies: 19
Views: 3161

Re: 2011 Ural T, nicely farkled! $5900 BAM! Updated pictures and Video

it's the only one in the world with the Ural sidecar speed record badge on the left sidecover
by nbsdave
Tue Sep 15, 2015 11:10 am
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: HELP ID this gadget
Replies: 10
Views: 974

Re: HELP ID this gadget

I used to put turn by turn directions in the window of my tank bag but then started needing reading glasses to see them, so the print had to get bigger. How big is the text on that roll thing? it has no text-you need to put in what you want on the roll you make it can be whatever font size your old...
by nbsdave
Tue Sep 15, 2015 7:31 am
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: HELP ID this gadget
Replies: 10
Views: 974

Re: HELP ID this gadget

here's one a lot of us used on the dual sport ride
http://www.mooseracing.com/products/?pr ... tId=114740
by nbsdave
Sun Sep 13, 2015 7:28 am
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Royal Enfield spotted! (or: Should I play the lottery?)
Replies: 5
Views: 829

Re: Royal Enfield spotted! (or: Should I play the lottery?)

I think we'll start seeing more of these.
Royal Enfield set up US headquarters in Milwaukee and will be expanding there market presence here.
by nbsdave
Sat Sep 12, 2015 6:08 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Jump Starter and Compressor
Replies: 15
Views: 1962

Re: Jump Starter and Compressor

Good reviews on the pump but did not see one relating to a bike. The pump is a decent price too and a good size-but having to use it with the jump starter is a negative. The portability of the charger is a good thing. No waiting more than an hour for the road service guy to show up-if you are even a...
by nbsdave
Sat Sep 05, 2015 6:23 am
Forum: Oil Threads
Topic: Arguments pro/con for same oil in engine & gear box
Replies: 45
Views: 7562

Re: Arguments pro/con for same oil in engine & gear box

Interesting stuff.
My '03 Mazda p/u (Ranger) calls for ATF in the 5 sp manual.
Wonder what's up with that? and would it work in a bike trans?
by nbsdave
Sat Sep 05, 2015 6:11 am
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Royal Enfield Fourm
Replies: 16
Views: 1862

Re: Royal Enfield Fourm

MojaveSidecar wrote:I really want a musket.

http://www.musketvtwin.com/home.html

had not heard of that
wow, what a sharp bike
by nbsdave
Tue Sep 01, 2015 7:38 am
Forum: Ural/Dnepr 101 - Newbie Questions
Topic: Novice repainting tub?
Replies: 14
Views: 1854

Re: Novice repainting tub?

I have used a lot of Rustoleum Bedliner, on my Ural, V-strom, and pick-up bed.
I have found that the stuff sticks well and matches the T flat black pretty well.
I have used spray and brush-on. Light multiple coats either way you go.
I am a fan.
by nbsdave
Mon Aug 31, 2015 8:23 am
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: US to UK bike shipping
Replies: 5
Views: 809

Re: US to UK bike shipping

shipped a Valkyrie to Norway a few years ago for a friend. spray it down for rust prevention, the one I shipped took almost 6 weeks in a container of course you'll need to drain the fuel and disconnect the battery (tape the terminal ends and secure them from flopping around zip tie key somewhere and...
by nbsdave
Wed Aug 19, 2015 9:56 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Buying from other members...
Replies: 13
Views: 1708

Re: Buying from other members...

on2wheels52 wrote:
nbsdave wrote:...... most of the time you never hear back to see if they got it and if it was ok for them
Perhaps file under 'no news is good news'?
Jim

that's my take, I just think it's a bit rude not to let the seller know you received it
by nbsdave
Tue Aug 18, 2015 8:53 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Buying from other members...
Replies: 13
Views: 1708

Re: Buying from other members...

Have had good luck selling and buying to members
only problem, most of the time you never hear back to see if they got it and if it was ok for them
by nbsdave
Tue Aug 18, 2015 8:50 am
Forum: General Hammerin' and Wrenchin' (all model years)
Topic: carb causing black plug on right only
Replies: 29
Views: 2388

Re: carb causing black plug on right only

chaos2 wrote:Check your float levels, too. Mine were different causing strange issues. Harbor Freight has a decent timing light with advance that's pretty cheap.

float levels are often overlooked but important
take a look at this
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fVzohb1cRpc
by nbsdave
Sun Aug 09, 2015 8:33 am
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Barn Find
Replies: 10
Views: 1584

Re: Barn Find

ask this question on adv rider in the hack forum
I bet you get good answers
by nbsdave
Sun Aug 09, 2015 8:31 am
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Possible sidecar seat material
Replies: 8
Views: 681

Re: Possible sidecar seat material

looks pretty neat
how 'bout adding a base and making a chair for the garage or anywhere actually?
by nbsdave
Tue Aug 04, 2015 8:20 am
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Part car.. part quad?
Replies: 6
Views: 694

Re: Part car.. part quad?

now that is slick!
electric though -getting there will be fun, getting home may take a while?
wonder about a small generator to run the motors & supplement the batteries?