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by johnnytodd
Tue Feb 23, 2010 9:00 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: R69S Air Filter Decals
Replies: 51
Views: 2669

Got mine - very pleased.

Got mine - very pleased. Thanks!
by johnnytodd
Wed Jan 06, 2010 4:19 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: R69S Air Filter Decals
Replies: 51
Views: 2669

R69S Air Filter Decals

I got this photo from a recent ebay auction - these are the decals in question:

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Rather than the Knecht type:

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by johnnytodd
Tue Jan 05, 2010 8:04 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: R69S Air Filter Decals
Replies: 51
Views: 2669

R69S Air Filter Decals

Here are 2 different air filter housings - Knecht on left with original decal; Hengst? on right.

Can anyone say if both types were used on R69S?

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by johnnytodd
Mon Jan 04, 2010 3:19 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: R69S Air Filter Decals
Replies: 51
Views: 2669

R69S Air Filter Decals

Yes, Two sets for me (I'll probably ruin the first set) John
by johnnytodd
Sun Dec 13, 2009 9:06 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: False Neutral - transmission rebuild?
Replies: 4
Views: 333

False Neutral - transmission rebuild?

As its deep freeze here in Minnesota, I'll have to experiment with shifting technique in the Spring. I'll report back then with results. Thanks for the suggestions, John
by johnnytodd
Fri Sep 18, 2009 8:32 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Brake Linings
Replies: 2
Views: 236

Brake Linings

Ive used the technique (and copper pop rivets) supplied by Vech - its a very simple operation
by johnnytodd
Mon Sep 07, 2009 10:37 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Considering a 1957 R50
Replies: 14
Views: 781

Considering a 1957 R50

Isettaman, I've just finished (almost) getting my '69 R60US to the condition I want. Original paint and (maybe) 30K original miles. The bike cost $4500 which I thought was a decent value. After new pistons, valves, carburetors, exhaust, tires, spokes & slingers cleaned - not to mention the dozens of...
by johnnytodd
Wed Aug 19, 2009 8:51 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Got my 10k original mile 64' R60/2
Replies: 45
Views: 2024

Got my 10k original mile 64' R60/2

Sweet bike! Now you just need to sell those old Vespa GSs and make space for the BMW :wink:
by johnnytodd
Sun May 31, 2009 1:04 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Technical advice
Replies: 9
Views: 520

Technical advice

I've taken the advice of members and torn into my R60 motor with the goal of cleaning the slingers and checking the bearings.

Can anyone tell me what oversize ( if any) my pistons are: the number on each piston face is 72 45

Thanks, John
by johnnytodd
Thu May 07, 2009 2:02 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Technical advice
Replies: 9
Views: 520

Technical advice

on second thought, I'll try my hand at the repairs.