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Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,080
Posted By Praxguy
A year and a half ago. Double :-/ Sent...

A year and a half ago. Double :-/


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Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,080
Posted By Praxguy
Wow I think you paid too much. I too want to give...

Wow I think you paid too much. I too want to give a positive review. But I only paid $140 :-/


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Forum: Equipment 12-16-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By Praxguy
Truman Disk Brake Lock Snaps!!

Omg guys. So as a way of keeping honest people honest, I got a Trimax disc brake lock on amazon for $15 to put on my Ural. My buddy had one and loved it so I figured I didn't need anything more.
...
Forum: Hacks 12-11-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,657
Posted By Praxguy
No more shame!

Guys, I posted a full report of fixing my problems over at Soviet Steeds since you guys directed me there, and since they were the guys that helped me out. I know most of you travel back and forth...
Forum: Hacks 12-03-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By Praxguy
Show me your sidecar camera setup

I'm looking for pics gentlemen. I know it's not that hard, but I want to see if anyone has an innovative way of setting up a gopro or equivalent to the luggage rack.

Thanks!


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Forum: Hacks 12-03-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,657
Posted By Praxguy
CCJon, oh really?? You're absolutely right!...

CCJon, oh really?? You're absolutely right! Somehow I never noticed that until you said it!! Wtf?


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Forum: Hacks 12-03-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,657
Posted By Praxguy
The front sidecar light is a turn signal, but...

The front sidecar light is a turn signal, but next to it is a Running light to indicated clearance to other drivershttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/04/ydegepyz.jpg


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Forum: Hacks 11-30-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,657
Posted By Praxguy
I guess I'll use the fact that I lost my circular...

I guess I'll use the fact that I lost my circular passenger handle as an excuse to by a backrest/handle.


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Forum: Hacks 11-30-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,657
Posted By Praxguy
I think I know what you are referring to: right...

I think I know what you are referring to: right next to the rear brake pedal, there are two plugged wires that look just like the horn wires.

I tried unplugging these wires and connecting them...
Forum: Hacks 11-29-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,657
Posted By Praxguy
I have not tried SS. I think the horn did work,...

I have not tried SS. I think the horn did work, but I froze up when I saw what was going to happen. I can imagine this sort of thing happening in a situation where you see someone imminent danger and...
Forum: Hacks 11-29-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,657
Posted By Praxguy
The plate doesn't look so bad after I hammered it...

The plate doesn't look so bad after I hammered it straight, but no more perfect mirror :(

Also when I tried to straighten out the fasteners, two of them broke the hell off. Sadness.
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Forum: Hacks 11-29-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,657
Posted By Praxguy
A Ural Owner in Shame

When it rains it pours.

Hi guys, it seems that nothing could keep my trusty '06 Patrol from falling apart this month.

First came the break lights and electrical system. It seems that she's got...
Forum: Hacks 04-05-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,480
Posted By Praxguy
Thanks man but seriously I am a guy who believes...

Thanks man but seriously I am a guy who believes in peace. I lost about a days worth of riding going from NYC to red lion, and I did think it was inappropriate for him never to call me back but so is...
Forum: Hacks 04-05-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,480
Posted By Praxguy
Hi guys sorry for taking so long to reply. So the...

Hi guys sorry for taking so long to reply. So the status of the airy-hissing is still there. But be bike got me to Houston in 6 days with no issues. I went ahead and finally took her to the Sealy TX...
Forum: Hacks 03-30-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,447
Posted By Praxguy
Hi yes I just got done with my trip from NYC to...

Hi yes I just got done with my trip from NYC to Houston (6 day ride). I can tell you that the Smitty is built like a tank, but yes it leaves about an inch of space with the NATO can. But the thing is...
Forum: Hacks 03-24-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,480
Posted By Praxguy
Honestly it doesn't sound bad guys. I think I'll...

Honestly it doesn't sound bad guys. I think I'll be alright til I get to the nice guys at Sealy TX who service urals. I tried the guy in Red Lion PA and actually drove there only to get no response...
Forum: Hacks 03-23-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,480
Posted By Praxguy
NYC to Houston. In West Virginia. Hear a hissing sounds. Uh oh.

Hi guys, it's not time to post my ride report yet.

I've been riding down from NYC to Houston and everything seems fine. I don't notice any loss of power so far on the ural.

But when I rev 3rd...
Forum: Hacks 03-20-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,447
Posted By Praxguy
Ok so here was the process, first the items: ...

Ok so here was the process, first the items:

1 NATO 10L fuel can
1 Smitty holder from amazon
4 bolts
4 nuts
4 washers
2 steel bars with an L bend to them
1 3-ft piece of hard rubber (to...
Forum: Hacks 03-19-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,447
Posted By Praxguy
Working on it right...

Working on it right now...http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/03/20/3usa9yna.jpg
Forum: Hacks 03-19-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,447
Posted By Praxguy
Alright TwinTwin, I'm going to trust your...

Alright TwinTwin, I'm going to trust your judgement and do the exact same setup. My biggest concern is bouncing a fuel swooshing that could compromise the integrity. But if you're telling 4 years and...
Forum: Hacks 03-19-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,447
Posted By Praxguy
Thanks and apologies for my jumbled words in my...

Thanks and apologies for my jumbled words in my last post! I was writing from the iPhone!

So here's the issue: I have the 10L NATO can as well as the Smitty holder. But I fear that bolting the...
Forum: Hacks 03-18-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,447
Posted By Praxguy
I cant for TVE Life of me Found a decent set of...

I cant for TVE Life of me Found a decent set of instructions on how to bold a 10L on. I don't think the tub wall is strong enough. So I'm considering a type of L bracket on a hitch that the body has...
Forum: Hacks 03-17-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,447
Posted By Praxguy
Just wanted to say: I'm adding a Jerry Can 10L...

Just wanted to say: I'm adding a Jerry Can 10L (accidentally bought the 20L first) to my rig, and this is most likely the cheapest option for a holder:...
Forum: Hacks 03-16-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,990
Posted By Praxguy
Yup the Ural gets a lot of attention. The first...

Yup the Ural gets a lot of attention. The first time I rode it out to Brighton Beach here in NY, I got two different cars honking and loud screams at night. I get the thumbs up from almost every...
Forum: Hacks 03-13-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,990
Posted By Praxguy
Dammit I want to do the same thing!! Haha I...

Dammit I want to do the same thing!! Haha

I am moving from NYC to Houston on Sunday. Taking the Ural with me. I plan on a crazy adventure and I'll post as much as I can although someone might be...
Forum: Hacks 03-11-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,990
Posted By Praxguy
Thanks! It's a U.S. Wings "Legend" Texas...

Thanks! It's a U.S. Wings "Legend" Texas Steerhide Imported! http://www.uswings.com/ijlegend.asp#LGND

I was given the USA-made version which is almost $200 more expensive as a present before I...
Forum: Hacks 03-11-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,990
Posted By Praxguy
Ata boy MMC!

Ata boy MMC!
Forum: Hacks 03-10-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,990
Posted By Praxguy
Damn 22 is young!! Ok you guys got me beat on the...

Damn 22 is young!! Ok you guys got me beat on the age. But hey look, I get to make all the same mistakes you guys made and you can live through them again through me!

And since I live in NYC these...
Forum: Hacks 03-10-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,990
Posted By Praxguy
I should have gotten this thing back when I was...

I should have gotten this thing back when I was 16 and Urals were much cheaper. It's a chick magnet! :D
Forum: Hacks 03-10-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,990
Posted By Praxguy
Greetings from (the youngest?) new Ural owner on this site

http://i.imgur.com/cHMMEyU.jpg
Hi guys, I want to thank everyone who has taken the time to post pictures, diy instructions and purchasing tips because you'll never know how many months I spent on...
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