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by VBMWMO
Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:53 pm
Forum: Classic (1970-25 years ago) Motorcycles
Topic: introduction
Replies: 4
Views: 308

introduction

Hello everyone, I'm Steve. This looks like a great forum and I will be looking for some advice & tips. As you can tell by my user name I'm more of a Harley guy, but I just had two BMW's fall into my lap. An uncle gave me a 1994 r100rt (50,000 mi) because, as he puts it "just got to old to ride". It'...
by VBMWMO
Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:53 pm
Forum: The Stew Pot
Topic: Brace yourself for the "investors"
Replies: 0
Views: 193

Brace yourself for the "investors"

From the AMCA forum: http://classicmotorcycleroadshow.com/?page_id=122 What it is: Classic Motorcycle Roadshow is a new television series which leads viewers on a hunt for the elusive ‘barn find’, that rare motorcycle which, while possibly well past its prime, dusty, rusty, and battered, is in fact ...
by VBMWMO
Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:53 pm
Forum: The Stew Pot
Topic: Hello, I am new here...
Replies: 1
Views: 221

Hello, I am new here...

Hello BMW fans, my name is Matthias, I come from Bavaria / Germany. I own a slash 2 (R 60/2), a brandnew 12GS, and I am looking also for a worthy prewar BMW bike since years. I live in Regensburg ( http://www.regensburg.de/sixcms/detail.php/3854 ), a midieval town -a 80mile drive from BMW-Munich and...
by VBMWMO
Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:53 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Tranny Oil for R25/2
Replies: 1
Views: 191

Tranny Oil for R25/2

I'm looking to do my first fluid change on my "new" '52 R25/2. The owner's manual says to use engine oil. I called Vech and ordered fluids (before I had the manual in hand) and they sent me GL4 80w90 gear oil. I understand the GL4 part...bronze parts, etc. But should I be using engine oil instead? I...
by VBMWMO
Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:53 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Easy / Soft Clutch Gizmo
Replies: 3
Views: 232

Easy / Soft Clutch Gizmo

Anyone ever tried one of these or similar?
http://www.benchmarkworks.com/articles/ ... lutch.html
by VBMWMO
Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:53 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Peter S Meier
Replies: 5
Views: 299

Peter S Meier

I have Peter S Meier stamped on the bottom of an aluminum sump cover - any ideas about it?

I was expecting to see BMW...
by VBMWMO
Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:53 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Merry Xmas Everyone
Replies: 2
Views: 235

Merry Xmas Everyone

Merry Xmas Everyone ans safe riding over the holiday season.

Cheers
Peter :lol:
by VBMWMO
Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:53 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: New years day ride
Replies: 1
Views: 219

New years day ride

Happy new year everyone! It was a beautiful day and decided to ride to the west side.Here are some pictures I took,and I hope you enjoy them.What better way than a ride to start 2010??? 8) http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x22/TAI-VW/BronR60Yokohamabay010-1.jpg http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x2...
by VBMWMO
Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:53 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: First slinger clean and general tune up
Replies: 5
Views: 296

First slinger clean and general tune up

Bike looks good after a clean. I have made myself a list of parts I might need for the first slinger clean, engine tune up and recommission. Am I missing anything - is there something that I should do while I am in there? I'm waiting on a barrington manual - but I'd like to put a parts order in befo...
by VBMWMO
Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:53 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Bluemoonscooter
Replies: 10
Views: 679

Bluemoonscooter

How accurate are their reproductions?