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Forum: Airheads Today, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 174
Posted By Pokie
If, when you pull in the clutch lever, the bike...

If, when you pull in the clutch lever, the bike still won't start means you have a faulty or poorly adjusted clutch switch on the handle bar controls. It's there to over ride the neutral switch if...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By Pokie
I've built one like this before but this one is...

I've built one like this before but this one is yet unfinished. No baffles in the oil pan but does have a full screen. The air filter isn't in place yet, the plan is to mount it in the top of the...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By Pokie
Still a little ways away, what about Island BMW...

Still a little ways away, what about Island BMW at http://www.islandbmw.ca/ in Victoria? They open again on Tuesday. I'm not familiar with their work but closer than Shail's. Besides, Victoria is a...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By Pokie
Header pipes were fabricated from used 1.5...

Header pipes were fabricated from used 1.5 diameter stainless tube from a local lab that closed. No bending, lots of pre-formed bends were saved and a lot of mitering was done. A stock small gas tank...
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 102,377
Posted By Pokie
The closest one in the photo is the most...

The closest one in the photo is the most interesting, it's an R69. Yup, before it became an "S". It even still has the retard lever on the handlebar controls. If I lived close by, I'd buy the lot! In...
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 703
Posted By Pokie
Yup, the spokes are chrome plated steel, unless...

Yup, the spokes are chrome plated steel, unless they've been changed to stainless. The rims are raw aluminum and will polish up real nice with a polish for brass or aluminum. Use chrome polish on the...
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By Pokie
In a situation like yours, you could mount a...

In a situation like yours, you could mount a puller on the two studs (top and bottom), with a block of wood on top of the piston, press on the block of wood. Apply pressure, heat then more pressure. ...
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By Pokie
Bought a BMW one years ago and mounted it to one...

Bought a BMW one years ago and mounted it to one of those cheapy Harbor Freight engine stands, sure makes the job easier. A couple of years ago, used it as a sample to make one for /2 engines and...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8,280
Views: 1,734,133
Posted By Pokie
Check out the tail light here...

Check out the tail light here http://oldtimer-trekker.nl/index.php?route=product/category&path=422_471 at the top of the page, sure looks similar. It sure is a cute tail light.
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,271
Posted By Pokie
Your bike has a very good and quite adjustable...

Your bike has a very good and quite adjustable steering damper on it already, why use a hydraulic unit as well?
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8,280
Views: 1,734,133
Posted By Pokie
Tractor tail light? I saw lights like that on a...

Tractor tail light? I saw lights like that on a lot of tractors in Europe while I was there. I bought a lens to build a light around. I should have bought a few of those tail lights while they were...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,329
Posted By Pokie
It may just be that the arms have been put in the...

It may just be that the arms have been put in the wrong spots on the splines.
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,329
Posted By Pokie
The /5 front brake is probably the most...

The /5 front brake is probably the most misunderstood part of a /5 BMW. When the R90S first came out we went head to head for a braking comparison. The /5 front brake could out stop the duel disc...
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 134,307
Posted By Pokie
This may not be your case but I often wonder why...

This may not be your case but I often wonder why motorcycle manufacturers will spend an inordinate amount of time designing a motorcycle to sell but spend no time on making the seat fit an actual...
Forum: Photos 06-26-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,828
Posted By Pokie
Wow, some folks doing some fine work here!

Wow, some folks doing some fine work here!
Forum: Photos 06-26-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 8,560
Views: 8,477,726
Posted By Pokie
I've looked at that photo very carefully and very...

I've looked at that photo very carefully and very closely and just can't tell what's on the marquee.
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,214
Posted By Pokie
The Flanders fairing will be of interest to...

The Flanders fairing will be of interest to someone, I've seen good used ones going for between $50 and $150 but it must have all the mounting hardware.

If you want low bars, go with either...
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,271
Posted By Pokie
Be very careful with the BMW ones. They can be...

Be very careful with the BMW ones. They can be opened and closed maybe a couple of times but they prefer to break. If they are on a handle bar that has a cross over, if the bars are bent, cut the...
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,487
Posted By Pokie
Mr. Bob, you just found out what the bike is...

Mr. Bob, you just found out what the bike is worth.
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By Pokie
Sorry to burst everybody's bubble but that's an...

Sorry to burst everybody's bubble but that's an R60/2. It has the points on the cylinders, R69S, R50 and R50S didn't have them. It has the large tank, probably about 1967. It's possible the valve...
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,487
Posted By Pokie
That's a 1973 R75/5 in lower/ fair condition,...

That's a 1973 R75/5 in lower/ fair condition, obviously not running. It looks complete, too bad it was stored outside. Should be worth $1500 to $2500 if the motor isn't stuck. If the motor is stuck,...
Forum: Airheads 06-21-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,639
Posted By Pokie
If he doesn't pick it up, I'd sure be interested!

If he doesn't pick it up, I'd sure be interested!
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,044
Posted By Pokie
Like what has been said, I just loosen the bolts...

Like what has been said, I just loosen the bolts and tap on the bolt heads to separate the rod and cap. If you pull the rod (after separating) so the cap is against the journal when you undo the...
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,271
Posted By Pokie
If you look a little closer, I think you will...

If you look a little closer, I think you will find it's not a Ural headlight bucket. It may not be a BMW bucket but it certainly isn't a Ural bucket. I don't remember any Urals having the two...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By Pokie
Have used Cycleworks for several years, never a...

Have used Cycleworks for several years, never a problem. Whenever there was an issue, it was handled professionally and immediately! Still using them. You have to figure, though, it's a motorcycle...
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By Pokie
There's a box-end wrench in the stock tool kit,...

There's a box-end wrench in the stock tool kit, one end is 10mm the other is a 12mm. If that nut is the stock item, it will require that same stock wrench to undo it. I have gotten that nut off...
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By Pokie
Check inside your filter cavity. As Prutser says,...

Check inside your filter cavity. As Prutser says, there may be part of an old filter still inside there. I have found a whole filter end cap or O-ring several times.
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By Pokie
This winter, consider having your heads done, I...

This winter, consider having your heads done, I find a lot of the problems come from loose guides. If the ring lands are in good shape, go for 1st oversize rings and file them to a nice tight fit...
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By Pokie
R50 and R60 carbs are the same, the odd one is...

R50 and R60 carbs are the same, the odd one is the R69.

Several years ago I built up an R60 using an R50 base (back when I lived in Loveland). And you know, it's not all that easy. The crank...
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By Pokie
Does it only do this when the motor is cold or is...

Does it only do this when the motor is cold or is it after the motor has warmed up?
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8,280
Views: 1,734,133
Posted By Pokie
Whatever floats your barge! All kidding aside,...

Whatever floats your barge! All kidding aside, that's a really nice job on the R60.
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By Pokie
Check inside the front engine cover and see if...

Check inside the front engine cover and see if any of the generator wires have fried. This will give you information on the condition of the wire harness. Next place to look is at the battery, the...
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By Pokie
With the amount of weight difference I've found...

With the amount of weight difference I've found between rods with the same markings, I figured it was the fit, like the numbers on the old timing gears.

I was once told by a factory rep that...
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,271
Posted By Pokie
It might just be the photo but your kick start...

It might just be the photo but your kick start lever looks like it's out a little too far. It may need to be bumped back into position and the pin tightened. Like I said, it may just be the photo.
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By Pokie
Looking at your photo, it looks like you have the...

Looking at your photo, it looks like you have the ground right. Do you have a small test light so you can check the contacts? I would guess (only a guess) the red wire will be the brake light while...
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Pokie
Yes, a thread chaser or tap is a good way to go...

Yes, a thread chaser or tap is a good way to go but isn't always available and certainly won't be cheap!

Swing arm pivot bolts are fairly easy to come by as they are always left over when a...
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,271
Posted By Pokie
If it works for your butt, go with it!

If it works for your butt, go with it!
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By Pokie
Have a look at Max BMW fiche, it seems to still...

Have a look at Max BMW fiche, it seems to still be available for $3.20.
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By Pokie
If it get's that bad, I replace the cable and...

If it get's that bad, I replace the cable and keep the tattered one for a spare.
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,365
Posted By Pokie
I like /5s, they are probably my favorite.

I like /5s, they are probably my favorite.
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