What did you do to your Ural today?

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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Mr Wazzock » Thu Oct 01, 2020 1:12 pm

Oo nasty .. :o
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by wooden nickel » Thu Oct 01, 2020 4:52 pm

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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Birdy » Thu Oct 01, 2020 6:03 pm

I think he might need a Covid 19 test. Looks a bit under the weather. ;)
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Wildhorse Cafe » Thu Oct 01, 2020 6:25 pm

Several months ago I had Hiedenau K37's installed on the Bison Super Collider (driver and front). I was so impressed on how well these tires worked the dirt, stopping not sliding and gripping not spinning. I ordered one today for the hack. Can't wait to see how positive it will work in two wheel drive. I hope it isn't too over powering, compared to the slick street tire, I have on right now.
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by windmill » Thu Oct 01, 2020 8:25 pm

Wildhorse Cafe wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 6:25 pm
Several months ago I had Hiedenau K37's installed on the Bison Super Collider (driver and front). I was so impressed on how well these tires worked the dirt, stopping not sliding and gripping not spinning. I ordered one today for the hack. Can't wait to see how positive it will work in two wheel drive. I hope it isn't too over powering, compared to the slick street tire, I have on right now.
I've found 2wd works best with a good knobby on the front, and rear with a mild street tire on the sidecar. Otherwise the sidecar over powers the other 2, and reduces directional control to nothing.
A street tire on the sidecar will still provide a meaningful boost in traction, but allow it to break traction enough to provide a reasonable amount of steering control.
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Wildhorse Cafe » Thu Oct 01, 2020 10:01 pm

windmill wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 8:25 pm
Wildhorse Cafe wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 6:25 pm
Several months ago I had Hiedenau K37's installed on the Bison Super Collider (driver and front). I was so impressed on how well these tires worked the dirt, stopping not sliding and gripping not spinning. I ordered one today for the hack. Can't wait to see how positive it will work in two wheel drive. I hope it isn't too over powering, compared to the slick street tire, I have on right now.
I've found 2wd works best with a good knobby on the front, and rear with a mild street tire on the sidecar. Otherwise the sidecar over powers the other 2, and reduces directional control to nothing.
A street tire on the sidecar will still provide a meaningful boost in traction, but allow it to break traction enough to provide a reasonable amount of steering control.
Thank you Barry. I had a feeling. I Am going to mount the K37 and give it a try. I have a new street tire as a spare. If k37 is too aggressive as you suggest, I swap it to spare and go with the street tire on the ground. The last two knobbys I had on the driver did not last very long, hopefully the Hiedenau's will give a better service life.
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by ABloch » Sat Oct 03, 2020 1:31 am

New acquisition recently so I did the obligatory oil change all around, new filter, fresh plugs. Cleaned out the filter and rerouted the crankcase breather. Two new 307s, front and rear and the K37 goes to the hack. Removed all the farkles and made a few laps around the neighborhood to test it all out. Slight adjustment on the steering dampener. Next will be a carb sync and I think we will be good to go!
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by tgtrotter » Sat Oct 10, 2020 12:01 am

Tonight I became That Guy. Took about 20 minutes. I dont care for the look as much not being used as a dirt bike. But the Ural has prime parking now and the stems were getting bumped too much in tight garage space.

Cut the rear up THEN thought about putting the shorter bar in front. Oh well. For now its an improvement.
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by VWNate1 » Sat Oct 10, 2020 2:12 am

I prefer the shorter turn signal stems, they don't get broken as easily .
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by stagewex » Sat Oct 10, 2020 9:32 am

I also finally went with the shorter TS stems about a year ago. Helps immensely in the woods but I was also catching the turn signals with my legs in my garage when it was filled-up with 8 motorcycles and all the crap that goes with them.
Down to 4 bikes now but still like the shorter stems compared to the lollypop stockers anyway.

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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by sagerat » Sat Oct 10, 2020 8:12 pm

Put the tonneau back on the hack.
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Speedbump » Mon Oct 12, 2020 5:19 pm

Got the bike back from the dealer for the 3rd party wheel replacement. Guess there was a sale on wheel weights...
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Tomcatfixer » Mon Oct 12, 2020 5:42 pm

I wonder why they didn't use spoke weights? 🤔
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Speedbump » Mon Oct 12, 2020 5:55 pm

Tomcatfixer wrote:
Mon Oct 12, 2020 5:42 pm
I wonder why they didn't use spoke weights? 🤔
Good question.
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Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Post by Yankee Dog » Mon Oct 12, 2020 6:05 pm

I pulled off my bench and installed a pair of tractor seats. Me likes em much better :D

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