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Forum: Airheads 10-19-2014, 12:45 PM
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Posted By URAL CT
Tranny input spline

What is the least cumbersome method of greasing the input spline? I was told that the tranny input spline needs to be greased (very small amount) occasionally. Also was informed to use moly grease...
Forum: Airheads 10-11-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 204,696
Posted By URAL CT
'68 R60/2 Carbs leaking

I replaced the (2) fiber washers, a large & a medium, at the bottom caps of each carb. They are new but gas is leaking at both areas. Do I have to soak the fiber washers in gasoline to swell them up...
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By URAL CT
Go to the (gear) vendor section & check out...

Go to the (gear) vendor section & check out "moto-pump", it's electric. The built in gauge is pretty accurate. Lot of folks here at ADV have bought 'em. Good luck!
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 204,696
Posted By URAL CT
Thanks for the info danedg & Bill H. I have a set...

Thanks for the info danedg & Bill H. I have a set of metric crow-foot open end wrenches. I suppose I'll torque 'em to 20-25 ft-lbs...if I can manage access with a torque wrench. Otherwise, I'll just...
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 204,696
Posted By URAL CT
Torque value

Nice build danedg...wish ya the best!
Here's a question for the experts. What torque value should I use on the cyl base flanges (nuts)??? I know for the cyl heads to be 24-25 ft-lbs. Thanks for an...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 204,696
Posted By URAL CT
ThanKs Daneg...BTW, I have a Petacom plate...is...

ThanKs Daneg...BTW, I have a Petacom plate...is the process still the same with the v notch & all?
I've adjusted the valves & got the timing to where the "S" line is lined up with the port hole...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 204,696
Posted By URAL CT
Thanks folks...I'll reset the timing today per...

Thanks folks...I'll reset the timing today per you suggestions. Next hurdle is balancing the carbs. I use the Harmonizer on my other bikes but /2 doesn't have vac ports..doesn't have a tach neither....
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 204,696
Posted By URAL CT
Markings on the flywheel

I am stumped by the flywheel markings on my 1968 R60 US. As I rotate the flywheel via the kick start lever, first one that comes up is an "F" & a line above it. Then comes the "S" and above it...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 10:53 AM
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Views: 204,696
Posted By URAL CT
Howdy Jim...have you got a pic of it mounted onto...

Howdy Jim...have you got a pic of it mounted onto the bike? I can't seem to visualize how it's mounted to the frame. I know how the bar would mount using the rear motor stud. But where/how does the...
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 08:48 PM
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Views: 204,696
Posted By URAL CT
[QUOTE=fat pat;25096095]Ok, here are some...

[QUOTE=fat pat;25096095]Ok, here are some pics...hope they help. I could not find any markings that would indicate the manufacturer. I am sure someone here will figure it out.
Best,
Pat
Oooooo!...
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By URAL CT
Fork gaiters

Well, 'nother project on this /2. Just got the new fork boots from Bench Mark Works & will be installing 'em this weekend. Any quirks I need to be aware of regarding the installation? Suggestions...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By URAL CT
Thanks danedg. All great info...copied & filed. ...

Thanks danedg. All great info...copied & filed.
CT
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 576,461
Posted By URAL CT
Axle needed

I'm looking to buy a rear axle for a 1982 R100 RT.
Are there different sizes of rear axles for the R100 RTs? I'm asking cuz the axle from my '79 R100 RT will not fit the '82. Thanks for advice &...
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 204,696
Posted By URAL CT
ooweel, Thanks for the link...but at $200 + $35...

ooweel, Thanks for the link...but at $200 + $35 for shipping :eek1 a bit pricey for me. Akip is out too. I think I'll do the brown side stand mod.
CT
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 05:28 PM
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Views: 204,696
Posted By URAL CT
No rush FP...no hurry on my part. Thanks though....

No rush FP...no hurry on my part. Thanks though. Right now I'm sorting out an idling issue. May have a problem with the float level or the float needle.
CT
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 204,696
Posted By URAL CT
/2 side stand

Thanks fellows,
I checked Bluemoon's vintage site & all they have are Brown's side stand, the stock ones, & Akip's, no Flanders. Anyone have any experience with the Akip? Does/did "Will Paley" sell...
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By URAL CT
Swing arm & FD oil capacities

How much oil do these 2 sections take? Info I have is: 6.8 oz for the swing arm & 5.1 oz for the FD. Followed these recommendations & they both overflowed. I don't have the original owners manual but...
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2014, 08:30 PM
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Views: 204,696
Posted By URAL CT
Side stand

Wow...Mr. fat pat, what kind/brand is that side stand. Real cool...where did you get it from. Been looking for sumptin' like it, the one I have (aftermarket) is a PITA to deploy & retract and won't...
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By URAL CT
What is that line between the "S" & "OT" used...

What is that line between the "S" & "OT" used for? The BMW /2 books, Chilton & Clymer repair manuals I have & the BMW Instructions manual have no mention of this let alone provide an explanation of...
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By URAL CT
Flywheel markings

Another question: the flywheel on my '68/2 has 4 markings. "F" (below a line), "S", a line without notation, & a line with "OT". What is that line without notation used for? Thanks for an info. It...
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,652
Posted By URAL CT
Thanks Frank! I'm using Red Line heavy shockproof...

Thanks Frank! I'm using Red Line heavy shockproof gear oil (75W-250W) in the transmission & FD of my Ural & have several bottles of it. Would this be OK to use or is it too thick? Made the Ural shift...
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,652
Posted By URAL CT
Synth on /2???

Just wondering if it would be advisable to use synthetic oil in the older Beemer, like the /2s. I've been using synthetics in my other bikes & works well, so I'm curious.
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By URAL CT
Hello Bill... Thank you very much for the...

Hello Bill... Thank you very much for the link.:clap :thumb It sure opened up a wealth of info regarding my '68/2. It jogged my memory as to the point plate I had installed...Pentacom. Now the search...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By URAL CT
1968 r60/2 us

Howdy folks. Need help on identifying an aftermarket ignition system. I've owned this bike since new, & back in the 80's I installed an aftermarket plate/point system using regular car points &...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,789
Posted By URAL CT
Recently 3 of my relatives died in their sleep....

Recently 3 of my relatives died in their sleep. They snored a lot and will scare off a bear. My wife would jab me by my side to wake me up cuz she says I quit breathing. I snored a lot too. A friend...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,789
Posted By URAL CT
Yes sir...I suppose it's an important part of...

Yes sir...I suppose it's an important part of living. In 1998 I suffered a heart attack due to sleep apnea. Can't sleep without the CPAP now.
I had a battery go dead on me on one of my trips &...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,789
Posted By URAL CT
Thank you very much Mr. GHanson. Appreciate the...

Thank you very much Mr. GHanson. Appreciate the info, will order the set-up as soon as my SS funds get posted to my acct. :D
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,789
Posted By URAL CT
Hello GHanson, Thanks for your efforts, to...

Hello GHanson,
Thanks for your efforts, to rehash this cpap set-up. Battery is a PowerAdd 32000 and the charger is HDE Universal laptop/netbook car charger. All from Amazon...right.
Just trying to...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,789
Posted By URAL CT
This ^^^....we be waitin':D:ear:lurk. ...

This ^^^....we be waitin':D:ear:lurk. THANKS!:clap
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,789
Posted By URAL CT
Howdy GH...looks promising, thanks. Have you...

Howdy GH...looks promising, thanks. Have you tried it yet or has anyone tried this charger? For me that would be answer to be able to dry camp. I gave up on the MC battery cuz it's just to cumbersome...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,789
Posted By URAL CT
The cig attachment I have is for the Cpap, not...

The cig attachment I have is for the Cpap, not for battery charging. Likewise, it is important for me to be able to charge this (PowerAdd) battery from the bike's charging system. It is portable,...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,789
Posted By URAL CT
Hi GHanson, Is it possible to use the...

Hi GHanson,
Is it possible to use the motorcycle's charging system to recharge this battery? Usage of ~3 nights without recharge is great, IMO. I have a Resperonics System One unit & set at 9cm...
Forum: Hacks 05-21-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,874
Views: 488,414
Posted By URAL CT
True dat!!! Also, it seems like majority of Ural...

True dat!!! Also, it seems like majority of Ural owners, besides owning another brand bike, also own BMWs or have owned BMWs. :D
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,041
Posted By URAL CT
Waterproof saddle bags

Howdy Swoody...what type of (saddle) bag is that? How'd you mount it? I'm in the market for a pair but will mount them on an Ural. Pics of the bag mounts would be nice. :wink: Please let me know....
Forum: Vendors 05-02-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 348,608
Posted By URAL CT
question

Hello Brady,
I sent you a PM but don't know if you find time get to them. Just wondering.:D
Forum: Vendors 04-01-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 57,580
Posted By URAL CT
Talking Functional little gadget

Used it for the first time yesterday...aired up 2 tube tires, took 5 mins each to go from 0 psi to 45 psi in 5 mins. Didn't get hot at all it just pumped away & the built in pressure gauge is...
Forum: Vendors 03-14-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 57,580
Posted By URAL CT
In the mean time...just multiply the PSI x .069 &...

In the mean time...just multiply the PSI x .069 & ya get the bar :1drink equivalent.
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
Posted By URAL CT
Can't sleep without CPAP

Yep...this powerstream is what I use to recharge an odyssey PC625 battery that I haul for CPAP use. I ride an Ural, so space is not an issue. Works great in charging the spare battery while on the...
Forum: Hacks 02-11-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,179
Posted By URAL CT
Ural

Jeez Mr. Cob...how come I did not get the same offer when I visited ya.:D I'm still in So-Cal
Yep, villageidiot...Ski is the man. Can't go wrong dealing with Ski, he'll give ya service after the...
Forum: Hacks 01-25-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,448
Posted By URAL CT
Ural Travels

Howdy redtails...camping with a Ural is a hoot. I retired in 2009 & have been on the road since. I'm homelss (by choice):wink: & live on the Ural. I spend the winters in CA at my sister's place & do...
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