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by jrapose
Tue Mar 29, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Electronic Regulator
Replies: 10
Views: 301

Motorrad Eletrik

Check with Rick at Motorad Eletrik ... he has all sorts of LED bulbs for the /2 bikes as well as electronic regulators...he knows what he is doing and is first class to do business with...

Joel
by jrapose
Mon Mar 28, 2016 12:31 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Replacing woodruff key on output flange - 1957 R60
Replies: 5
Views: 95

woodruff key sheared ?

It really would depend on if that shaft has a key or not.... the later bikes have an interfearance angle of a degree or two that locks the two parts together and that is what is damaged when the flange spins...if it indeed has a key I would very much think if the key sheared the tapers could be clea...
by jrapose
Sun Mar 27, 2016 3:07 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Replacing woodruff key on output flange - 1957 R60
Replies: 5
Views: 95

You may not want to do this if your have not any experience

This job is a real pain to do.... this may be a job for a professional to do... I sure would first access a new or excellent condition flange before I tore it apart.... it may take a while to find the flange as plenty of them have been ruined over the years and I don't think they are a part that is ...
by jrapose
Sun Mar 27, 2016 3:00 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Replacing woodruff key on output flange - 1957 R60
Replies: 5
Views: 95

What woodruff key ?

Not sure about a 57, but all the /2 bikes had just a taper on the output shaft.....and it takes a special puller to get that sucker off.... it is really tight on there.... hopefully the taper of the shaft is not ruined...the flange will be for sure if it has been turning on the taper... no easy way ...
by jrapose
Fri Feb 26, 2016 1:17 pm
Forum: Classic (1970-25 years ago) Motorcycles
Topic: chipped piston ring
Replies: 3
Views: 116

I sure would replace that

I sure would replace that ring... it is a lower ring so replacing it would not have any affect on the cylinder... It does look like the ring was defective from the factory .... and has been in that condition for a long while... if it did not damage the cylinder...(scratch) then I would replace just ...
by jrapose
Wed Jan 27, 2016 11:02 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Size of bolts on tripple tree top plate (Earles fork)
Replies: 8
Views: 174

Thanks Jeff, That is exactly

Thanks Jeff, That is exactly what I needed...

Joel
by jrapose
Sun Jan 24, 2016 8:42 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Size of bolts on tripple tree top plate (Earles fork)
Replies: 8
Views: 174

I think you are correct.....

I think you are correct..... someone had to tap out one side to the next larger size.... guess I will have to figure out what that size is..drill and tap out the other then buy new stainless steel bolts to fit...so they look equal..

Joel
by jrapose
Sat Jan 23, 2016 10:31 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Size of bolts on tripple tree top plate (Earles fork)
Replies: 8
Views: 174

Yes it would if it was the

Yes it would if it was the proper picture ..... the Fork Bridge that they show is a fork bridge for a /6 and later airhead... it says R50/R60/R69S but it sure aint ....

Thanks

Joel
by jrapose
Fri Jan 15, 2016 5:31 pm
Forum: The Stew Pot
Topic: Recommendations for shipping?
Replies: 6
Views: 359

I have shipped lots of

I have shipped lots of bikes...even sidecars...and I always use U-Ship as they indeed let shipping companies bid on your project...I have had cars shipped as well...and it really works... you can put a target price on the listing and shippers will contact you if they will meet your price...usually i...