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by ferrarirobinson
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Long Engine Warm Up ‘55-‘69
Replies: 6
Views: 773

Long Engine Warm Up ‘55-‘69

I have heard from lots of places and people that the ‘55 -‘69 model engines take a long time to warm up. And my ‘57 R60 certainly does take a while to run smoothly. A good while. Of course air temperature determines length of satisfactory smooth running but even 70° and above require a longer warmup...
by ferrarirobinson
Thu Sep 03, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Joe's Speedometer
Replies: 9
Views: 813

Re: Joe's Speedometer

What is “Joe’s” email address ?

Charlie
by ferrarirobinson
Wed Sep 02, 2020 5:38 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Mikuni Adapter on a Cool /2 Custom.
Replies: 16
Views: 1263

Re: Mikuni Adapter on a Cool /2 Custom.

And here is as close as I’ve come so far to my goal. You may need to rotate photos 90°. AFCD33E3-4119-44DC-9B67-5815CBF1CE11.jpeg 32396FEC-EEB3-46FC-BB24-A3A9713EB4AA.jpeg Certainly seems like an improvement. When the weather turns cool to cold the “proof will be in the pudding” as to Cold Weather S...
by ferrarirobinson
Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Mikuni Adapter on a Cool /2 Custom.
Replies: 16
Views: 1263

Re: Mikuni Adapter on a Cool /2 Custom.

Fair question.
Hard cold weather starting (and leaky carbs) for a regular rider.

Charlie
by ferrarirobinson
Tue Sep 01, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Mikuni Adapter on a Cool /2 Custom.
Replies: 16
Views: 1263

Re: Mikuni Adapter on a Cool /2 Custom.

Sorry for delayed response Riderg. I’m still in the prototype stage and still have to go back to the drawing board to satisfy my needs. I’ve installed the Mikunis and are in the process of tuning the carbs. You and everyone are welcome to use any information that I may stumbled upon. Many thanks to ...
by ferrarirobinson
Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:52 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: ‘57 R60 Wiring has me Stumped
Replies: 10
Views: 642

Follow-up:The LED TAIL LIGHT

Follow-up: The LED TAIL LIGHT from Benchmark Works was defective. In fact the whole batch they had were defective. Should not have been up to me to tell them. Each of the two functions worked independently but not together. For safety reasons I still wanted a bright tail and brake light. So, being t...
by ferrarirobinson
Thu Mar 12, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Veigel Instrument ‘57 R60
Replies: 2
Views: 213

Veigel Instrument ‘57 R60

Veigel Odometer Quit Working ‘57 R60 Argh ! Veigel Odometer Quit Working yesterday. Speedometer is fine. Anybody had good luck with repair of these instruments ? I’m not looking for an experience, just repair. I’ve seen a Reproduction for not too much money. I could use till the Veigle is repaired (...
by ferrarirobinson
Fri Feb 28, 2020 7:08 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Mikuni Adapter on a Cool /2 Custom.
Replies: 16
Views: 1263

Couldn’t find proper stud

Couldn’t find proper stud spacing from the multitude of Mikuni Adaptors. Closest fit was from Oz (Australia) and required pulling carb head mount studs and had a 28mm throat at the mounting end. The head opening on my R60 is 26mm. Maybe a step is not too bad but smooth is smooth, so my design is 26m...
by ferrarirobinson
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:01 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Mikuni Adapter on a Cool /2 Custom.
Replies: 16
Views: 1263

It doesn’t mean that there

It doesn’t mean that there are not more on eBay and elsewhere, but I had only found one that matched mounting stud spacing and other dimensions for the VM 26 8074 carbs. It was slotted and you replaced the stud mounts and the throat was 28mm which was 4mm larger than head intake. It was from OZ (Aus...
by ferrarirobinson
Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Mikuni Adapter on a Cool /2 Custom.
Replies: 16
Views: 1263

Mikuni Adapter on a Cool /2 Custom.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fpyf1cGE1es

Nice Custom !
I’d like to ride it. Sounds Excellent !

I am mostly interested in the Mikuni Adaptor(s). (8 minutes in)
Can anyone identify them and a source ?

Charlie.