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by acerynes
Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: higher speed=no speedo backlight
Replies: 5
Views: 251

stupid question time

How do people do the bypass method. Ring terminal from the speedo to the grounding wire the most common method?
could my speedo cable also be the issue?
by acerynes
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: 1965 R60/2 with R90/6
Replies: 25
Views: 856

no dice :/

I checked his numbers personally and no dice on a match... sorry
by acerynes
Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: 1965 R60/2 with R90/6
Replies: 25
Views: 856

Next weekend

I’m currently sitting in Amsterdam, but when I return home this coming Friday I’ll be in contact with him on Saturday.
by acerynes
Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: 1965 R60/2 with R90/6
Replies: 25
Views: 856

motor number

A good friend of mine has many.. and i mean many motor cases. I can see if he has the correct one.. you never know.
by acerynes
Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: higher speed=no speedo backlight
Replies: 5
Views: 251

thanks for the quick responses..

I should have added that, the headlight and the hi-lo function work per the book. They dont flicker at all... The ignition system I have in, is the solid state system from czech republic (https://w6rec.com/duane/bmw/mz/mz.htm) <-- mentions it there. I have the system where both units are replaced. I...
by acerynes
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: higher speed=no speedo backlight
Replies: 5
Views: 251

higher speed=no speedo backlight

Hello all, I could use some info help. My 1964 r69s has developed a new problem of sorts... i ride home from work around midnight and the past month I have noticed when I start my climb up to freeway speeds, my speedo backlight becomes dimmer and dimmer until its completely out. When I have the bike...
by acerynes
Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Antique (1923-1945) Motorcycles
Topic: 1936 R5
Replies: 4
Views: 313

bought it

I bought it :D
by acerynes
Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Body Shop Recommendations in Pacific Northwest?
Replies: 6
Views: 240

Lacey

A guy that has always helped me with my '39 r12, 64 r69s is Kevin Brooks. He has a guy that he works closely with that does wonders with these bikes.
by acerynes
Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Antique (1923-1945) Motorcycles
Topic: 1936 R5
Replies: 4
Views: 313

price

Its an early '36. Ill try to get pictures of the bike when my friend gets back from his vacation. Most of it if not all is original parts.
by acerynes
Sun Aug 05, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Antique (1923-1945) Motorcycles
Topic: 1936 R5
Replies: 4
Views: 313

1936 R5

Hello, I have a chance to purchase a '36 r5. It is currently in boxes and in pieces, however it is already restored by a reputable mechanic that Id like to keep his name private. My question is, how much would a good/fair price be? It has the same numbers as it did when it left the factory, and has ...