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by Connor1
Tue Dec 25, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: NEW HOW-TO VIDEO-Driveshaft Boot Replacement & Annual header collar check Video!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 133

Thnaks Mal, appreciate it! If

Thnaks Mal, appreciate it!

If you get a chance, check out my Barrington Motor Works video I posted a few months back.
by Connor1
Sun Dec 23, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: NEW HOW-TO VIDEO-Driveshaft Boot Replacement & Annual header collar check Video!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 133

NEW HOW-TO VIDEO-Driveshaft Boot Replacement & Annual header collar check Video!!!

Thought I would share a recent video I made of driveshaft boot replacement, along with header collar inspection. I used this opportunity to remove the entire exhaust system so I could give it a good cleaning as well! Enjoy, please post comments, like and subscribe so you don't missthe next one! htt...
by Connor1
Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Barrington Motor Works Video Log!
Replies: 2
Views: 141

Thanks! Glad to hear you

Thanks! Glad to hear you enjoyed it! It was a great opportunity, enjoyed making it.

Please like and subscribe to my new channel, I will have other vids coming soon!
by Connor1
Mon Jul 02, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Barrington Motor Works Video Log!
Replies: 2
Views: 141

Barrington Motor Works Video Log!

https://youtu.be/cFCMTVEQTGs I was heading to VT from NC to do the VT MotoGiro, and I wanted to stop by Barrington Motor Works to pickup the Restoration Manual. I called them to make sure they would be open, and during the conversation one thing lead to another and they graciously agreed to let me ...
by Connor1
Sat Jun 03, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Tools, Tips and Techniques
Topic: New to me R50, first week of riding. Rear tire removal & tire questions
Replies: 3
Views: 234

I think I get it. Once I get

I think I get it. Once I get the axel off by removing the large nut on the right side and loosening the pinch bolt on the left, I should be able to withdraw the large axle bolt and what I think is a spacer between the frame and the wheel bearing will fall out and THEN I can move the tire to the left...
by Connor1
Sat Jun 03, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Tools, Tips and Techniques
Topic: 1965 R60 Braking
Replies: 1
Views: 140

1965 R60 Braking

This is my first week of riding on my new to me R50,and I am hoping to improve the braking. The front brakes grab really good at low speeds, but at higher speeds the momentum of the bike and I overwhelm the current setup, and a lot of distance is needed to stop the bike from 60, not to mention an i...
by Connor1
Sat Jun 03, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Tools, Tips and Techniques
Topic: New to me R50, first week of riding. Rear tire removal & tire questions
Replies: 3
Views: 234

New to me R50, first week of riding. Rear tire removal & tire questions

Earlier this week I bought an original paint 65 R50 daily rider in good shape- my first non Japanese motorcycle. I posted the Ebay auction last week and got some great feedback from ya'll. Very satisfied with my transaction with Nathan at Boxerworks in Watkinsville, GA. The Conti 400x18 (R) and 100/...
by Connor1
Mon May 29, 2017 8:10 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: 67 R60/2 for sale
Replies: 12
Views: 343

I could be wrong, but if your

I could be wrong, but if your membership is not current you may not have access to the "For Sale" forum..
by Connor1
Sun May 28, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: After a 3 year search, I just bought an R Bike
Replies: 9
Views: 219

Thanks Dave. School me on the

Thanks Dave. School me on the shocks. Do you buy new shocks and replace the old or is this a seal and oil renewal? Anyway to tell if it has already had tapered rollers installed? Just by steering feel? Yes I will be riding in charity rides and on weekends, so will make sure brakes are as good as I c...
by Connor1
Sat Apr 22, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Please opine on this R-60/2
Replies: 10
Views: 245

Great, doesn't look too

Great, doesn't look too involved...if I ever have the chance to do this, (and I hope I do) I will be referring to this post again! What is the quality of the seats from Turkey? Are they original Denfields or repros? Are the stainless fuel tank fastener kits preferred as opposed to the Cadnium plated...