Why I Hate my 2017 CT...

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Re: Why I Hate my 2017 CT...

Post by Tomcatfixer » Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:06 am

How do you adjust brake switch on yours?
Hand or foot? The mechanical foot switch is a simple "screw-in or unscrew" affair (until I install my new hydraulic switch). I would assume that the hydraulic switch is not adjustable. I haven't yet needed to adjust my hand switch. I'd have to see whether or not it's adjustable.
They changed the whole speedo. The old one the turn signal indicators and others could not be seen in the day light.
Does the new one look any different than the previous one? If so, would you post an image?
- Chad

Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Current rides:
2015 Ural cT "Mobile Chernobyl", 2001 Ural Patrol "Britney", 1999 Ural Tourist "Desert DisGrace: the Iron (Oxide) Curtain", 1994 Honda VFR750F, 1986 Yamaha FZX700S Fazer

Previous rides:
2007 Honda VTR1000 FireStorm (Super Hawk in U.S.)
2001 Buell Blast! - - - - - - - 2005 Yamaha FJR1300
1993 Honda CBR600F2 - -1984 Yamaha FJ1100
1986 Yamaha FZX700S (a different one than above)

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Re: RE: Re: Why I Hate my 2017 CT...

Post by Emoore » Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:51 am

Tomcatfixer wrote:
How do you adjust brake switch on yours?
Hand or foot? The mechanical foot switch is a simple "screw-in or unscrew" affair (until I install my new hydraulic switch). I would assume that the hydraulic switch is not adjustable. I haven't yet needed to adjust my hand switch. I'd have to see whether or not it's adjustable.
They changed the whole speedo. The old one the turn signal indicators and others could not be seen in the day light.
Does the new one look any different than the previous one? If so, would you post an image?
Before picturesImageImageImageImage

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Re: Why I Hate my 2017 CT...

Post by Emoore » Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:08 am

After.....

It's hard to see but the body shop they took it too did outstanding work. Very impressed.
The lights on the speedo are much brighter now, again the pictures due no justice.
Notice the before and after milage....lolImageImageImage

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Re: Why I Hate my 2017 CT...

Post by Emoore » Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:13 am

Also, Tomcat will remember this, when I got it they scrapped the side car fender , so they sent me a new fender a while ago.
I still had the scrapped one on and the body shop painted it for me . So now I have a spare fender.Image

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2012 Ural T Olive (Roulette)
2017 Ural CT ( Grey Hex)
Yamaha FZ07 ( My need for speed )

Wake Forest, NC

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Re: Why I Hate my 2017 CT...

Post by Tomcatfixer » Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:14 am

Notice the before and after milage
:lol:
- Chad

Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Current rides:
2015 Ural cT "Mobile Chernobyl", 2001 Ural Patrol "Britney", 1999 Ural Tourist "Desert DisGrace: the Iron (Oxide) Curtain", 1994 Honda VFR750F, 1986 Yamaha FZX700S Fazer

Previous rides:
2007 Honda VTR1000 FireStorm (Super Hawk in U.S.)
2001 Buell Blast! - - - - - - - 2005 Yamaha FJR1300
1993 Honda CBR600F2 - -1984 Yamaha FJ1100
1986 Yamaha FZX700S (a different one than above)

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Re: Why I Hate my 2017 CT...

Post by Mr Wazzock » Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:35 pm

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I'd forgotten about the paint damage - this might account for the delay?
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Re: Why I Hate my 2017 CT...

Post by Razor » Fri Feb 23, 2018 5:34 pm

Good news Ernie! Glad it’s finally back home.
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Re: Why I Hate my 2017 CT...

Post by Emoore » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:58 am

Update Update

This last week Ural came and picked up my 2017 and took it Heindl Engineering in Ohio. No, Not Charlotte motorcycle where I got it from....Ural the company Ural Motorcycles came and got it and carried it there.
They are hell bent on getting this thing fixed.
Considering this Aug would be my 1 year since buying it and it's been in the shop more than it's been at my house.
I have already heard from Mr. Heindl himself and he has promised me that the issues I have been having will be taking care of. He told me they are going to go over my bike with a fine tooth comb and fix it all, and they will do a complete service from head to toe before sending it back.
This is the first time I feel that the issues will be taking care of since I bought it.
Ural has been working with me for some time now, and after all the bad service I got at Charlotte, I have not paid a penny for it, as they have covered it under warranty.
I hope to have it soon, and ride it fixed.....
Ernest
2003 Patrol (Medusa)
2012 Ural T Olive (Roulette)
2017 Ural CT ( Grey Hex)
Yamaha FZ07 ( My need for speed )

Wake Forest, NC

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Re: Why I Hate my 2017 CT...

Post by Tomcatfixer » Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:39 pm

What a nightmare (and what a crappy dealer).
- Chad

Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Current rides:
2015 Ural cT "Mobile Chernobyl", 2001 Ural Patrol "Britney", 1999 Ural Tourist "Desert DisGrace: the Iron (Oxide) Curtain", 1994 Honda VFR750F, 1986 Yamaha FZX700S Fazer

Previous rides:
2007 Honda VTR1000 FireStorm (Super Hawk in U.S.)
2001 Buell Blast! - - - - - - - 2005 Yamaha FJR1300
1993 Honda CBR600F2 - -1984 Yamaha FJ1100
1986 Yamaha FZX700S (a different one than above)

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Re: Why I Hate my 2017 CT...

Post by sagerat » Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:56 pm

But what a great company as IMZ has done right for several Ural owners, including me.

I’m sure Heindl will get it all sorted out.
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Re: Why I Hate my 2017 CT...

Post by wooden nickel » Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:36 pm

Good for you Ernie. I trust Jon to take care of you. He is very conscientious. It is great that IMZ went the extra mile to get it to one of the best dealers.
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Re: Why I Hate my 2017 CT...

Post by Emoore » Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:57 pm

I am grateful and very pleased with Ural.
Ernest
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2012 Ural T Olive (Roulette)
2017 Ural CT ( Grey Hex)
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Re: Why I Hate my 2017 CT...

Post by Happytrails » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:28 pm

Glad to hear you got taken care of by Ural and Heindl. Another happy ending :)

Btw, Ural sprayed the inside of my tub with bed liner. Maybe this was to address the rust and paint issues some customers reported I dont know. But they did a very clean job and it looks very nice! :boogie:
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Re: Why I Hate my 2017 CT...

Post by Razor » Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:17 am

Glad to hear it, Ernie. Hopefully it will all be sorted out soon and just have fun going forward. Also glad to hear Ural stepped up and is trying to make right what your dealer should've done from the beginning. Good luck!
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Post by VWNate1 » Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:40 pm

I'm well pleased to hear of this .

My 2010 Solo sT never had any build quality issues, it had some rapid switch failures etc. that I took care of (no Ural dealers in Los Angles!) .


A company that stands behind their product like this is one to be trusted and given your business .
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