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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-28-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By paul56
Try unplugging the voltage regulator then run the...

Try unplugging the voltage regulator then run the engine again. If the regulator or stator shorts it will blow the main fuse (it did on my Suzuki and my Buell). In both cases the regulator smelled...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-19-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,140
Posted By paul56
Check out the Wans (Big and Little). Hardest core...

Check out the Wans (Big and Little). Hardest core riding couple I've ever heard of. Terrific story tellers too.


http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=137662...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-03-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4,698
Views: 993,640
Posted By paul56
Too cool! Those tires make it look very badass.

Too cool! Those tires make it look very badass.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,897
Posted By paul56
Very nice job. Don't try splitting traffic with...

Very nice job. Don't try splitting traffic with those, though :lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-24-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By paul56
First- Badweatherbikers.com for all things Uly. ...

First- Badweatherbikers.com for all things Uly.

You'll have to check the 77 connector (voltage regulator/stator connector located near the countershaft sprocket) for signs of overheating. IMHO...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,596
Posted By paul56
Got to go there for the first time in May 2012....

Got to go there for the first time in May 2012. Amazing sights and displays at the museum (Weyerhauser?) our tour bus stopped at. One exhibit showed how the sound dynamics made people close enough to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-11-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,616
Posted By paul56
105k miles on my 06 Uly. No off road to speak of....

105k miles on my 06 Uly. No off road to speak of. Never broke a belt. Changed the first one at 30k, second at 75k. Wheel bearings (left one) failed due to water intrusion, but no other drive issues...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-05-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,142
Posted By paul56
Yeah, try a Uly. It will fit you, it will move...

Yeah, try a Uly. It will fit you, it will move you, it will make your face hurt from the silly perma-grin. A real Swiss Army knife on two wheels.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 20,876
Posted By paul56
Nice! The muffler isn't even rusty! :rofl

Nice! The muffler isn't even rusty! :rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-03-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,289
Posted By paul56
29971-02Y is the oem number for a 38 amp 3-phase...

29971-02Y is the oem number for a 38 amp 3-phase 06 Uly stator.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-26-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5,762
Views: 1,051,653
Posted By paul56
Very nice. Share your impressions of both of them...

Very nice. Share your impressions of both of them with us?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-12-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 20,876
Posted By paul56
Do any of you know if an ECM from an 2007 XB12R...

Do any of you know if an ECM from an 2007 XB12R will work in my 2006 Ulysses?

Yes, an 07 will work in your 06. I had to do it to mine (over 30k miles ago) for the same reason.
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 29,017
Posted By paul56
:clap I'm in! Love Doc's ride reports! Be safe,...

:clap I'm in! Love Doc's ride reports! Be safe, Doc.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-23-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,364
Posted By paul56
Well done, davevv. That's about the best...

Well done, davevv. That's about the best explanation I've seen outside of a service manual for troubleshooting a starting circuit.

YIDDISH COWBOY- follow his instructions and tell us what you...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-14-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,332
Posted By paul56
Nice save! Mine exhibited when the pump power...

Nice save! Mine exhibited when the pump power wire shorted to the bracket. One and a half mile push home. These things are heavy!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-05-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,965
Posted By paul56
Rear, I would (and have) plug it and ride it,...

Rear, I would (and have) plug it and ride it, keeping a close eye on pressure. If it continues to leak dismount and patch.
Front, I'd plug it as a temporary measure only and patch it as soon as...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,803,652
Posted By paul56
Re: Permit. It seems the communist legislature in...

Re: Permit. It seems the communist legislature in the PRC have decided to raid the OHV fund to prop up the hopelessly deficit-ridden punch line called the state "budget". Sleep well knowing your fine...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-23-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,637
Posted By paul56
I have the HVMP bar-end weights and Polly Heaters...

I have the HVMP bar-end weights and Polly Heaters on my 06. No issues for me with pushing in the heaters enough to install the weights. Grips still get warm, though oddly enough the right grip gets...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-31-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 885
Posted By paul56
+1 on the personal protective equipment. :deal ...

+1 on the personal protective equipment. :deal

A big part of the appeal of the Uly (to me, at least) is the routine: Ride, Gas, Repeat, with an occasional oil change thrown in. It's a beautiful...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-28-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,521
Posted By paul56
"My '06 has 39k. Only real trouble I'm having...

"My '06 has 39k. Only real trouble I'm having with it is the fuel light is unreliable. It comes on and goes off when there's fuel in the tank so I have to watch miles."

If it hasn't been done...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-05-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 630,763
Posted By paul56
That last pic is awesome. I can just imagine...

That last pic is awesome. I can just imagine huffing and puffing, turning around to see the snaky trail following me and just having to get a pic to remember it by (saying to myself "what the hell...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-03-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4,698
Views: 993,640
Posted By paul56
I like! Nice bit of color and interesting design...

I like! Nice bit of color and interesting design on an otherwise totally dull part of the bike.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,119
Posted By paul56
I had another look at the Uly tonight. Right at...

I had another look at the Uly tonight. Right at 13,000 miles on the rear and its at the wear bars. I have a PR3 in the garage to go on this week. The last front PR2 I put on went 16,000 miles. I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,119
Posted By paul56
Michelin PR2 (soon to be PR3). Getting over...

Michelin PR2 (soon to be PR3). Getting over 10,000 miles on a rear. 70 miles per day commuting on LA area freeways. These beat the Avon Storms I used to run by about 3k miles. Dual compound rubber...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-23-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,964
Posted By paul56
Congrats on the Uly. I'm still lovin' my 06 at...

Congrats on the Uly. I'm still lovin' my 06 at over 100k miles. Mine hasn't looked as clean as yours since it was new!

Very nice M2. Your neighbor scores, too!
Forum: Old's Cool 02-02-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,470
Posted By paul56
Bought a 78 XS650F in 79 with 1500 miles on it....

Bought a 78 XS650F in 79 with 1500 miles on it. Rode it until 95 and gave it to my brother-in-law with 86,000 miles on the odometer. Commuted with it regularly and took it on occasional weekend rides...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-29-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,045
Posted By paul56
Not sure why the Multi Strada is being compared...

Not sure why the Multi Strada is being compared to "mid size" bikes, but for value and similar performance I think you'd want to consider the Tiger 1050. It would be on my short list if I had to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-30-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,803,652
Posted By paul56
http://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-JFCmnRg/0/XL/i-...

http://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-JFCmnRg/0/XL/i-JFCmnRg-XL.jpg (http://www.smugmug.com/gallery/20351287_b3SgzM#1629507313_JFCmnRg)

My cat loves to tease by putting a paw (or paws) under the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6,811
Views: 2,202,544
Posted By paul56
Please don't ever apologize for posting too many...

Please don't ever apologize for posting too many pics! Loving this report. You guys are inspiring and entertaining. I check in almost every day.
Safe travels to you both.:ricky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-27-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,617
Posted By paul56
5' 10", 29" inseam. I've ridden my 06 Uly a...

5' 10", 29" inseam. I've ridden my 06 Uly a hundred thousand miles in the last 5-1/2 years with the original "tall" seat. A lower version is available. One foot down is perfectly adequate 99.9% of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-22-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,803,652
Posted By paul56
Bummer. What's it going to cost?:waysad

Bummer. What's it going to cost?:waysad
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-13-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,803,652
Posted By paul56
Same road?

In the late 60's my first visit to Bodie was in my family's pickup/cabover camper along with my uncle and his family. We entered form Nevada, possibly on the same road. I remember it as a great...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-24-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,240
Posted By paul56
Pssst! So far only some 07 cranks have been noted...

Pssst! So far only some 07 cranks have been noted for failure. 06's apparently not involved.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-17-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,803,652
Posted By paul56
You take the coolest pictures............

You take the coolest pictures............
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,133
Posted By paul56
Great report! I've been planning a trip for next...

Great report! I've been planning a trip for next year that will include parts of western Montana and I'm always eager to see routes and pics from the state. Thanks for posting.:clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-05-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 23,690
Posted By paul56
My 06 Uly is nearing 98,000 miles since I bought...

My 06 Uly is nearing 98,000 miles since I bought it new in Jan 06. It has left me stranded three times. Once for a shorted fuel pump wire (repaired for less than $20 after pushing it 1-1/2 miles...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-05-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 32,670
Posted By paul56
The crank holder can be made with a piece of bar...

The crank holder can be made with a piece of bar stock. The clutch spring tool can be made with PVC pipe fittings from Home Depot or Lowe's. Search on badweb for these solutions and any more you may...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-25-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 164,795
Posted By paul56
Both axles take a 7/8" hex bit. The front axle is...

Both axles take a 7/8" hex bit. The front axle is left hand thread. Both have allen screws locking them in for security.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-21-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,464
Posted By paul56
Probably not the best first bike

A Uly is probably not the best choice for a first bike. I would go with something smaller, lighter and easier to handle. And cheaper.
I personally think learning to ride in the dirt works the best....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-16-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,576
Posted By paul56
HID conversion to Uly headlight housing

If you're considering installing HID's in a Uly headlight be aware that the reflective coating in the housing will start to flake off in a couple of years. Several owners have mentioned this on...
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