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    That is about 100 times what I paid for mine new!...

    That is about 100 times what I paid for mine new! I bought a '69 from the Canadian PX in Germany and I think it was about $1400.00.
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    The first thing to do is make sure the battery...

    The first thing to do is make sure the battery connection are TIGHT. Loose connections are not uncommon on the F650s and cause all sorts of strange problems.
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    Post this on Soviet Steeds...

    Post this on Soviet Steeds http://www.sovietsteeds.com/forums/ The Ural guys do these things and are most willing to help.
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    Contact Claude at C Stanley Motorsports. ...

    Contact Claude at C Stanley Motorsports. http://freedomsidecars.com/ He is a wealth of sidecar information and very helpful.
  5. Thread: Chain Help

    by railbender
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    The folks in The Chain Gang (F650.com) like ATF. ...

    The folks in The Chain Gang (F650.com) like ATF. I have been using it on my bikes for several years and love it. About every second tank of fuel I wipe the chain with ATF on paper towels. The...
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    I put a R1100GS rack on mine. The rack will fit...

    I put a R1100GS rack on mine. The rack will fit but the tool tray will not due to differences in the fender. I had to add some spacers under the rear mounting points. I think it is for clearance...
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    What is this clean stuff? My Ural looks like it...

    What is this clean stuff? My Ural looks like it just came from a pigsty. I spray the rig with Boeshield and ride. It looks terrible but under the Boeshield is a clean bike waiting to come out when...
  8. Thread: Harmonizer

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    I think they are back in production.

    I think they are back in production.
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    On my R1100R I mounted a Blue Sea fuse block on...

    On my R1100R I mounted a Blue Sea fuse block on the air box cover using the adapter plate from Cycle Nutz, http://www.cyclenutz.com/Accessory-Fuse-Block-Mount--R1150GS-More_p_77.html The only...
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    http://f650.com/faq/FAQs/LoweringKitFAQ.htm ...

    http://f650.com/faq/FAQs/LoweringKitFAQ.htm There is a link to the instructions within this link. I have seen reference to people using a LOT of tie wraps to compress the spring to install the...
  11. Thread: Spoilhead?

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    I went from a R90 to a R1100R, which I still...

    I went from a R90 to a R1100R, which I still have. Then I took a jump WAY back, I bought a Ural!! :D
  12. I assume it is not much, if any, different than a...

    I assume it is not much, if any, different than a 2001. Remove side cover, unclip MoDiTeC plug (whatever that is) from its holder, unplug fan, disengage clips at top and bottom, remove fan.
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    Anyone lose a pannier in Colorado?

    If so; http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=810527 Hope he can find the owner.
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    Napa 25 040233

    Old thread;

    http://www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?t=8983

    When I bought my spare at NAPA in 2009 it was $12.29.
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    My '01 GS is a bit different but it should be one...

    My '01 GS is a bit different but it should be one of the two to the right of the orange plug. It should be part number 61 11 7 661 819. That looks like a Kissan Signal Minder you have now.
  16. Thread: tracking

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    Yes. A rig will only track straight at one...

    Yes. A rig will only track straight at one speed. That speed will be determined by the toe-in and lean out and may vary with road crown. My Ural was set-up by the dealer with very little toe-in...
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    Only 1 1/2 hours? :violin It was about a 5...

    Only 1 1/2 hours? :violin It was about a 5 hour trip to get mine. Some of the best hours I ever spent. :dance I have since spent many enjoyable hours riding and yes working on my Ural Patrol.
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    In SW Ohio just take a ride to Eaton and see the...

    In SW Ohio just take a ride to Eaton and see the very nice guys at Heindl Engineering. http://www.heindlengineering.com/sidecar/index.htm Like you I thought about a Ural for a couple of years and...
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    The service interval is 2500KM (1553 Mi). As...

    The service interval is 2500KM (1553 Mi). As with any bike different intervals call for different service items. A "short list service" is Change engine oil, Inspect air filter element, Check;...
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    I've got a '10 Patrol. As long as you can accept...

    I've got a '10 Patrol. As long as you can accept its limitations it is a blast. It is just not something that you can take on the interstate and do 1000 mile days. At 55 it is fine but 65 is...
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    Sierra BMW is taking pre-delivery orders now. ...

    Sierra BMW is taking pre-delivery orders now.
    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=749814

    :beer
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    I have 6 bikes in the garage. If 5 of them had...

    I have 6 bikes in the garage. If 5 of them had to go the F650GS would still be there! It may not be the best touring bike, it may not be the best sport bike, it may not be the best off-road bike in...
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    I've had Weiss ring floaters in both eyes for...

    I've had Weiss ring floaters in both eyes for several years. I don't even notice them anymore unless I look at a solid white object. I visit the Opthalmologist annually and there has been little...
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    The proper solution is to use red bulbs and clear...

    The proper solution is to use red bulbs and clear lenses on the rear. I ran the turn signals as running lights on my F650 for awhile now I use LED fog lights instead, just to help being seen.
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    Na na na na no! :buds

    Na na na na no!

    :buds
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