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by weh8127
Sat Oct 31, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Classic (1970-25 years ago) Motorcycles
Topic: /5 @ Dusk Picture From Period Literature
Replies: 2
Views: 296

Re: /5 @ Dusk Picture From Period Literature

Looks more like he's riding away from the Rising Sun to me. :D

Bill
by weh8127
Tue Aug 04, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Steib brake master cylinder needed
Replies: 5
Views: 781

Re: Steib brake master cylinder needed

Thanks, all:
Found one NOS and grabbed it (pricey). Then the used one showed up on Ebay. Go figure!

Bill
by weh8127
Sat Jul 25, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Steib brake master cylinder needed
Replies: 5
Views: 781

Re:Steib brake master cylinder needed

Thanks for the tip.
by weh8127
Sat Jul 25, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Steib brake master cylinder needed
Replies: 5
Views: 781

Steib brake master cylinder needed

Hi All, I'm in the process of having a 1955 Steib S500 repaired and painted for use on my 1963 R60/2. We're having trouble obtaining the brake rod master cylinder for the sidecar brake. If anyone has one, new or serviceable used, that they're willing to sell, please ping me off list. Or if anyone ha...
by weh8127
Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: For sale CHEAP - busted up Wixom fairing and Muffler
Replies: 2
Views: 434

Do you have the mounting

Do you have the mounting brackets for the fairing?

Bill H.
by weh8127
Sun May 31, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Using my generator light as a blinker indicator
Replies: 7
Views: 711

Is this helpful? 63 12 1

Is this helpful? 63 12 1 356 986 TELL-TALE 0.03 1 $44.90 R50/5-R75/5. One pole socket. Takes a BA9S 12v2w bulb (07 11 9 978 254). Application is turn signal indicator (orange) and the socket goes into a hole in the the headlight bucket next to the speedo. This PN does not include a bulb. 12V I know,...
by weh8127
Wed May 27, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Flywheel - to balance or not to balance? This is the question
Replies: 3
Views: 422

Based no my experience with

Based no my experience with an R75/5 where we balanced the piston and rod assemblies with each other as well as the fly wheel I can tell you that it does make a noticable difference in smooth running. However, that work is easier on a /5 than it is on a /2, and considering the sedate around town use...
by weh8127
Fri May 15, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Cam Follower Question 1956 R50
Replies: 5
Views: 565

Some years ago when I was

Some years ago when I was doing my '63 R60, Cycle Works was selling re-ground lifters at a very reasonable price on exchange for your old ones. I don't see them listed now, but it might be worth a call to Dan to inquire.

Bill Husted
Barre, MA
by weh8127
Tue May 12, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Bike wobble due to grooves in freeway
Replies: 15
Views: 2653

This should tell you what you

This should tell you what you need to know about steering dampers and more.

https://w6rec.com/friction-hydraulic-steering-dampers/
by weh8127
Mon May 11, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: R50/2 Reassembly Help
Replies: 8
Views: 858

Before you do anything else,

Before you do anything else, toss a handlebar on it, even if its not the one you will use on the finished product. Sooner than later you will have to move that thing around and the heavier it gets the harder it will be.

Bill