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by Bigsieuk
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: Antique (1923-1945) Motorcycles
Topic: R12 for sale (not mine) on Ebay UK
Replies: 0
Views: 366

R12 for sale (not mine) on Ebay UK

Not mine nor known to me but for info.

Item number 323293911798
by Bigsieuk
Mon May 21, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Antique (1923-1945) Motorcycles
Topic: R51 fuel petcock
Replies: 2
Views: 330

I was wrong

I expected a bowl type filter.

When I took a better look this weekend there is a flat disc type filter with a hole in the centre for the infeed on the underside of the petcock body and the out hole covered by the disc filter. Maybe I need better glasses!

John
by Bigsieuk
Fri May 18, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Antique (1923-1945) Motorcycles
Topic: R51 fuel petcock
Replies: 2
Views: 330

R51 fuel petcock

My 1939 R51 fuel petcock bowl doesn't seem to have a filter in the bowl it like most seem to. Nor does it seem to have two holes to/from the bowl from the petcock body (one to feed each side of a filter) like some I've seen - it only has one hole in the petcock that flows into the bowl. Surely if it...
by Bigsieuk
Wed Feb 28, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Antique (1923-1945) Motorcycles
Topic: WW2 Number plate
Replies: 4
Views: 446

Stories

I have two R12's too. I agree, the history that they went through.

John
by Bigsieuk
Wed Feb 28, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Antique (1923-1945) Motorcycles
Topic: WW2 Number plate
Replies: 4
Views: 446

Paint

I have a pre war R51 I'll check it against what is on the bike. When I bought it I couldn't understand why the letters were white. Then I realised that the black number/letter paint over the white had offered a little more protection. The black had faded and gone but had offered more protection leav...
by Bigsieuk
Tue Feb 27, 2018 5:09 am
Forum: Antique (1923-1945) Motorcycles
Topic: WW2 Number plate
Replies: 4
Views: 446

WW2 Number plate

I came across this WW2 WH relic number plate and thought it might be of interest. Not sure whether it is BMW or not but it is interesting for the colours, original black with tan sprayed over.

John
by Bigsieuk
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Antique (1923-1945) Motorcycles
Topic: R12 SUM carbs
Replies: 5
Views: 522

Thanks

Ordered one today Lui, thanks for your help

Regards

John
by Bigsieuk
Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: Antique (1923-1945) Motorcycles
Topic: R12 SUM carbs
Replies: 5
Views: 522

Found it - thanks

n/m
by Bigsieuk
Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:38 am
Forum: Antique (1923-1945) Motorcycles
Topic: R12 SUM carbs
Replies: 5
Views: 522

SUM carb

Graeme,

Is there a telephone number to call?

Regards

John
by Bigsieuk
Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:01 am
Forum: Antique (1923-1945) Motorcycles
Topic: R12 SUM carbs
Replies: 5
Views: 522

R12 SUM carbs

Does anyone know if any repro R 12 SUM carbs are back on the market?

I cannot get a response from orders@librastar.eu?

Lui believes retromotors.co.pl have them back in stock but I can't get through to the website?

Regards

John