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by lauffer6996
Wed Aug 19, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Joe's Speedometer
Replies: 8
Views: 421

Re: Joe's Speedometer

I have had several done by Joe, great work!
S
by lauffer6996
Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: R26, 1958
Replies: 6
Views: 709

Re: R26, 1958

I remember early R26's had an alloy (aluminum) conrod, that often failed. The later R26's maybe '58 and surely '59 had a steel conrod with an appropriately balanced crankshaft. I remember reading about folks that put a steel conrod on an early crankshaft that was balanced for an alloy conrod and the...
by lauffer6996
Fri May 15, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Classic (1970-25 years ago) Motorcycles
Topic: 1978 R100S Seat pan latch issues
Replies: 4
Views: 261

latch

These are tricky, and sometimes just need a bit of frustrating fiddling to get right. Often the pot metal housing is failing and must be replaced, The seat pin is also adjustable (at least on replacement seats), sometimes the hinges of the seat are failing or missing the circlips (some models) holdi...
by lauffer6996
Tue May 05, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Classic (1970-25 years ago) Motorcycles
Topic: 1977 R100 gas tank cap
Replies: 5
Views: 202

anoton's article

Anton's article might help as well.....
http://largiader.com/articles/gascap/
by lauffer6996
Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Tanks - just checking
Replies: 2
Views: 102

sport tank

Yes, 6.5 gallon tank, just sold one in forum below.
Scott
by lauffer6996
Sun Aug 25, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: The Stew Pot
Topic: BMW Shop Signage
Replies: 5
Views: 345

pics

Kurt, hope you are doing well, that did the trick.
Scott
by lauffer6996
Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: The Stew Pot
Topic: BMW Shop Signage
Replies: 5
Views: 345

For some reason, I can't

For some reason, I can't currently post pictures. This is the 60CM diameter fianl style dealer sign BMW had manufactured from the 1960's. It still has part of the original paper manufacturers label on the back side. There are many copied enamel signs most/none of which are 60CM in diameter, telltale...
by lauffer6996
Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: The Stew Pot
Topic: BMW Shop Signage
Replies: 5
Views: 345

Dealer Sign

I have a '60s enamel dealer sign that I purchased in Germany many years ago, it is mint.
You would have to want it pretty badly though........
Scott
by lauffer6996
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: The Incomparable BMW R90S
Topic: R90S fairing
Replies: 2
Views: 171

fairing

Thanks for the tip, that fairing looks awfully nice, unfortunately it would shame the rest of my original paint, hoping to find something with "Patina".
Scott
by lauffer6996
Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: The Incomparable BMW R90S
Topic: R90S fairing
Replies: 2
Views: 171

R90S fairing

Looking for an S fairing (smoke silver would be nice) appreciate any leads.
Scott