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    Art and Lutherie (a sub brand of Godin) makes...

    Art and Lutherie (a sub brand of Godin) makes some nice low end acoustic only guitars. I don't know if they make a big bodied acoustic only. I was impressed with the sound (not that I am an expert)...
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    Actually I was told by a Ural sales rep that the...

    Actually I was told by a Ural sales rep that the cans they sell are thin and not worth the money. I have had good luck at places like sportmens guide and military surplus sites getting better...
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    I made my own out of a bicycle speedometer and...

    I made my own out of a bicycle speedometer and some leds (I used the proper size incandescent for the generator light since the resistance on that is important to the charging system on my 1974...
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    Sorry so long to reply. It was a busy weekend...

    Sorry so long to reply. It was a busy weekend (Ride For Kids was this weekend for me -- when you get comfortable with driving a sidecar please think about doing this event).

    As for prices I...
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    I have a Dnepr (the ugly stepsister of the Ural)...

    I have a Dnepr (the ugly stepsister of the Ural) on mine. What questions do you have about them (other than mounting as my bike isn't an 82)?

    The Russian sidecars have a good nostalgia look about...
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    You might want to look into altering the front...

    You might want to look into altering the front lower sidecar mount. I have a hack on a 1974 R90/6 and I have access to the oil filter without too much trouble. I did have to go to the hinged...
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    No turn signals on any bike will get the...

    No turn signals on any bike will get the attention of some folks. Ride aware and within the bikes limits and you should be fine. Avoid interstates when you can (just generally better riding...
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    I just bought a cheap disposable chain saw bar...

    I just bought a cheap disposable chain saw bar grease gun at the local tractor supply store.

    j.
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    Very nice. I'd post a picture of my bike but it...

    Very nice. I'd post a picture of my bike but it would even more like crap after the set-up you made!

    j
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    When I joined I just figured my money was an...

    When I joined I just figured my money was an indirect way of giving back for all I have gotten out of the free e-mail list. Airmail is okay but it is hardly worth the subscription. I am still...
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    It is a Unit leading link fork made for a /7. I...

    It is a Unit leading link fork made for a /7. I know that leading link forks produced by BMW ended with the /2's. I have a /6 and I want to make sure all of the mounting at the steering head on the...
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    Will /7 forks fit a /6

    Simple question . . . will a set of leading link forks built for a /7 fit a /6? I think they will but want to be sure before I pursue buying them.

    thanks,

    j
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    I bought a rat bike R90 that has ammo can...

    I bought a rat bike R90 that has ammo can saddlebags. They work fine but make the back of the bike a bit heavy. In fact if I want to remove the rear wheel I need to remove them or I can't keep the...
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    Unfortunately a lot of the BMW folks will have a...

    Unfortunately a lot of the BMW folks will have a hard time seeing past the color. Color is easy enough to change. It could make someone a really sharp rig. I'd be proud to ride down the road with...
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    I bought a cheap socket and then used a bench...

    I bought a cheap socket and then used a bench grinder to remove the chamfer on it so it would grip the nut better. Make sure you don't torque the tubes when you tighten it back up (duane Ausherman's...
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    Depending on the conditon it might be worth a bit...

    Depending on the conditon it might be worth a bit more than that (nice /2's are selling for close to 10k now). The best thing to do is watch the marketplace and do some research. If you have...
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    Depending on what you call a "chuttering noise" ....

    Depending on what you call a "chuttering noise" . . . if it only does it when hot you might want to get an experienced ear to listen to it. It might be the rear main seal (at least that is the case...
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    I don't know if they work, but I have mounted...

    I don't know if they work, but I have mounted tires without balancing and had no problems so I'm not sure that is really a definitive test. Things like this are tough to really test. To really be...
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    I'm glad you got your stuff back, but it sounds...

    I'm glad you got your stuff back, but it sounds like it was more dangerous than it was worth. The next time you are in this situation ask yourself if you'd run out in that road for the amount in...
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    If you have a local hardware store you deal with...

    If you have a local hardware store you deal with a lot they will sometimes bend the rules and cut a key or two for you. Yet another reason to keep some business with the little guy. On the other...
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    I don't know if what you have is stock or not but...

    I don't know if what you have is stock or not but it is my understanding that these bikes came with kickstarts. It is also my understanding that when these need fixed they are usually replaced with...
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    Perhaps some of these people who don't have...

    Perhaps some of these people who don't have family just need someone willing to "adopt" them and see to their needs. I sure wouldn't want to be cooped up at home so a ride with someone else might...
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    Sticky: At the risk of showing my ignorance, is there a...

    At the risk of showing my ignorance, is there a way to get a listing of airheads articles in back issues? Perhaps printed in one of the upcoming ON's (unless it already exists and I'm just too...
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    In general farings wear more than the rest of the...

    In general farings wear more than the rest of the bike because they deal with the wind/debris/etc to protect the rest of the bike (and you).

    Enjoy your bike and join the airheads list, you'll be...
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    A lot of very nice pictures. Thanks for posting...

    A lot of very nice pictures. Thanks for posting them.

    You probably already know this but I think the Ennis House was used for exterior shots on the original "House on Haunted Hill" movie.

    j.
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