What did you do to your Ural today?

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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Canadian FJR » Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:41 pm

Lubed the splines and phased the main main drive shaft. Not a bad job. Good for another 5000 kms.



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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Snakeoil » Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:52 pm

Like in a Honda 305 Scrambler?
Yup. I crossed 2nd and 3rd gearsets to give me better ratios across the 4 speeds. Old trick they would do back when these were new.
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by RedLeg » Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:09 pm

Took LokiBoy’s advice from when we were doing the 20k service... used a white paint pen to paint the TDC marker so it will be easier to identify during the next service.
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Tomcatfixer » Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:36 pm

RedLeg wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:09 pm
Took LokiBoy’s advice from when we were doing the 20k service... used a white paint pen to paint the TDC marker so it will be easier to identify during the next service.
If you're really patient, you could probably duplicate my Amazing Technicolor Dream Flywheels through the crankcase timing window. :lol:

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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Lofty » Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:51 pm

Bar None wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:46 am
I hate it when I find a part on my shop floor or on the driveway and wonder where it came from.
The Oxford Union Society would be proud of how strenuously I sometimes argue with myself regarding whether or not to disassemble that which I had just reassembled, after finding a missed part on the garage floor.

Or perhaps not. I usually lose such arguments, and just get busy with wrenches and ratchets as necessary. 8)
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Desantnik-VDV » Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:38 am

Tomcatfixer wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:36 pm
RedLeg wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:09 pm
Took LokiBoy’s advice from when we were doing the 20k service... used a white paint pen to paint the TDC marker so it will be easier to identify during the next service.
If you're really patient, you could probably duplicate my Amazing Technicolor Dream Flywheels through the crankcase timing window. :lol:


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Chad, It has all needed colors. And I guess your timing light will still shine when white color is present in the timing window. :cheers:
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Desantnik-VDV » Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:50 am

Lofty wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:51 pm
Bar None wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:46 am
I hate it when I find a part on my shop floor or on the driveway and wonder where it came from.
The Oxford Union Society would be proud of how strenuously I sometimes argue with myself regarding whether or not to disassemble that which I had just reassembled, after finding a missed part on the garage floor.

Or perhaps not. I usually lose such arguments, and just get busy with wrenches and ratchets as necessary. 8)
I was almost having a debate after replacing two (three including the removable battery) parts and assembling a Dell laptop computer which was complaining at every bootup in form of multiple beeping and asking to press F1 button twice. Had to change the WiFi module, CMOS 3v 3032 button type battery and the removable external battery. Got 3 tiny screws left, but "Ivan GudInuff" in me said don't disassemble it agin. It is mine and I don't mind! :lol:
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Snakeoil » Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:31 am

Tomcatfixer wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:36 pm
RedLeg wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:09 pm
Took LokiBoy’s advice from when we were doing the 20k service... used a white paint pen to paint the TDC marker so it will be easier to identify during the next service.
If you're really patient, you could probably duplicate my Amazing Technicolor Dream Flywheels through the crankcase timing window. :lol:
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Don't forget, the last guy to wear the Technicolor Dream Coat was Cosmo Cramer. :wink:
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by RC20 » Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:47 pm

With the help of two members (Windmill/Barry and Claus) after a might struggle of biblical proportions I got the HCS shock on the side car position.

Now its snowing though the temp is not as bad as it could be! (21F)

This am it was 5 deg. Colder tonight. Then we maybe move to a more normal AK spring temp regime.
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Wildhorse Cafe » Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:03 pm

Spent two hundred and fifty Cosco dollars and got a haircut. One hundred a fifty kms.
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Niteblues » Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:16 pm

Wow, that's an expensive haircut...what did the rest of the stuff cost?
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by RC20 » Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:28 pm

Ok, still 20 deg but sunny on my work area on the West side of the house.

Got the new side car disk pads in, did a bolt shorten on the top bolt of the calipers as its a pisser to get out or in as it hits the shock spring on the cT.

I got the side car brake preliminary adjustment with my wifes help (jack up the side car and spin the wheel while she pushed on the pedal).

I spotted a halacious pot hole down Costco way today (pickup, no Ural, 5 deg this am) and I have a target area to do a full on test of the new HCS shocks. Hope it stays nice enough to do that tomorrow as snow is coming in latter in the day.

And its going to be a lovely 0 tonight. Warming up after that and hope it stays warmer. 35 would be balmy.
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Rakthi » Sat Apr 10, 2021 1:39 am

Wife wanted a strap to hold on too.
So spend some time measuring, drilled hole, used some of the touch up paint supplied by Ural and made the strap from an old belt.
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by cheeseheadmike » Sat Apr 10, 2021 10:52 am

Not done yet, actually not even started on. I bought an 8.5' kayak and trying to figure a way to carry it on the sidecar without too much brain damage.
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by phughes » Sat Apr 10, 2021 11:37 am

cheeseheadmike wrote:
Sat Apr 10, 2021 10:52 am
Not done yet, actually not even started on. I bought an 8.5' kayak and trying to figure a way to carry it on the sidecar without too much brain damage.
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I'll be interested in what you come up with. I have been thinking about installing a bar to the front bumper, that would extend up, and have a T on the top. Something that would be easily removed. If I had a front rack that might be unnecessary.

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