Hammer to Fit, File to finish and Paint to Match!

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Hammer to Fit, File to finish and Paint to Match!

Post by BillyG » Mon Jan 21, 2008 1:00 pm

For those who can not fathom why a Ural is the way it is....


http://www.livevideo.com/media/playvide ... F36DCDC74F
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Post by JohnBG » Mon Jan 21, 2008 1:20 pm

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Post by MartyL » Mon Jan 21, 2008 2:21 pm

That's why I keep a hammer in my trunk. :wink:
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Post by millers1 » Mon Jan 21, 2008 2:27 pm

"quality control"

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Post by Bilgekeeldave » Mon Jan 21, 2008 2:29 pm

Hand build coach work! :)

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Post by greenmachine » Mon Jan 21, 2008 2:32 pm

That's a hoot.....



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Post by schultz » Mon Jan 21, 2008 2:35 pm

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Post by seth » Mon Jan 21, 2008 2:51 pm

the video itself seemed pretty standard, they're not tuning pianos they're building cars that need fine tuning with hammers.
what was shocking was the first guys hair. he had some serious mulletude. that guy is a real buisness up front and party in the back kinda guy.
but then again, so am i.
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Post by cubituscubitus » Mon Jan 21, 2008 3:02 pm

Are there any Trabants in the States ?
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Post by palica » Mon Jan 21, 2008 5:45 pm

cubituscubitus wrote:Are there any Trabants in the States ?
Thierry aka Terry
No, they all sunk while crossing the Atlantic... :lol:
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Post by Scott » Mon Jan 21, 2008 5:53 pm

The second guy looked like Borat... :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post by Scott in Shoreview » Mon Jan 21, 2008 6:40 pm

There's a fairly strong bunch of Trabant guys here in Minnesota. They take the cars to the German car shows and park them near the BMW's and Benz's just raise eyebrows.

I didn't realize that the East Germans were big fans of Martin Denny. Something new everyday :)

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Post by dmobrien2001 » Mon Jan 21, 2008 8:20 pm

I had my 1978 Datsun B210 wagon repaired after my wife was hit crossing on the green. She hit the red-light runner. Well, when I went to pick it up from the Datsun dealership body shop, the hood wasn't straight. I complained to the manager and he did the same thing as the front end guy in this video. He kind of tweaked it by hand and slammed it shut and it was almost as good as new... :lol:
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Re: Hammer to Fit, File to finish and Paint to Match!

Post by WKinNJ » Mon Jan 21, 2008 9:51 pm

BillyG wrote:For those who can not fathom why a Ural is the way it is....
Interesting video. Ural has been wonderfull to work on so far, but still not used to no torque specs for any of the drain plugs or why the left valve cover bolt is 13mm and the right is 1/2".

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Post by Rickgren » Tue Jan 22, 2008 12:20 am

Great video,explains alot :lol: I liked Borat vs the door, door looked like it was kicking his a$$
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