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by Twocams
Sun Jul 12, 2020 2:03 am
Forum: The Stew Pot
Topic: Dont see a general questions area.....so
Replies: 2
Views: 316

Dont see a general questions area.....so

Can anyone tell me if the member pictures of their bikes is still on this site?
Thanks
by Twocams
Sat Jul 11, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Exhaust Removal Advice
Replies: 9
Views: 671

Re: Exhaust Removal Advice

Guess now I can tell my story. I bought a brand new Mazda RX3 with Rotary engine in 1973. In Fort Worth Tx. I was 25 in the USAF. The engine had 2 spark plugs per Rotor ( 4 plugs). Car had some 10,000 miles when I decided to check the spark plugs. One came out no problem. But the next,& next almost ...
by Twocams
Fri Jul 10, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Exhaust Removal Advice
Replies: 9
Views: 671

Re: Exhaust Removal Advice

I was referring to the spigot galling that Schrader was talking earlier. The threads on the exhaust where the pipe ends go in. Use some anti-seize on the threads before you screw the nut on. I use it on my spark plug threads and other stuff I don't need the threads messed up on.
by Twocams
Fri Jul 10, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Exhaust Removal Advice
Replies: 9
Views: 671

Re: Exhaust Removal Advice

Just my .02, leave the exhaust on. Its going to be blue/black in a few thousand miles anyway. but there ya go. There is some stuff called Autosol Bluing Remover for motorcycles made in Germany so it says. Have some but not tried in the 2 yrs I have had it. Those crossover pipes will be the least of ...
by Twocams
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: New to the forums and new to motorcycles
Replies: 9
Views: 591

Re: New to the forums and new to motorcycles

Good Ideas here for first timers. Next if you are going to do a lot of stop & go city riding you may want a liquid cooled bike. K & F BMWs come to mind. But Honda, Kwi, & others work too. Don't get a BMW with ABS, I have had 2 and the ABS took a crap. I always worry when there is a 5 way stop lite &...
by Twocams
Wed Jul 08, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: New to the forums and new to motorcycles
Replies: 9
Views: 591

Re: New to the forums and new to motorcycles

I was out on my R69S yesterday. Back roads here and thought I ran out of gas. Forgot to switch to reserve & she died. Two lane road no shoulder, got over as far as I could to kick start. Got her running & to the gas station for more juice. Next I pulled up to a stop light & bedamn if she didn't die....
by Twocams
Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:46 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Guidance
Replies: 20
Views: 1883

Re: Guidance

Just some pics of first couple days. Forgot to post with others. Yours looks to be in a little worser shape than mine was.
My Bday 3-21-13 My barn find 003.JPG
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by Twocams
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Guidance
Replies: 20
Views: 1883

Re: Guidance

It took me 2.5 yrs to do my 69 R69S & $2500 ( parts) to do most all myself. Sent the head out to do the valve seats & cylinders (jugs) out to have them honed one size larger. I used one of those all-in-one tools ($200) hot plate. My freezer/hand held torch. And 99% of the rest were just my hand tool...
by Twocams
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Classic (1970-25 years ago) Motorcycles
Topic: Lower fairing crack at shifter
Replies: 2
Views: 217

Re: Lower fairing crack at shifter

Thanks Kurt, That is kinda what im thinkin. Im sure this has happened to others with big boots. just wondered what their solution was.
by Twocams
Sat Jul 04, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: Classic (1970-25 years ago) Motorcycles
Topic: Lower fairing crack at shifter
Replies: 2
Views: 217

Lower fairing crack at shifter

On my way to Lake Tahoe Calif. couple weeks ago my fairing cracked down by the shifter. Right at the bracket that attaches to the frame. On my 92 R100RT, I know my #13 boot don't help the situation. I have used 2 part epoxy twice and it has broke loose at the same crack each time. I have been riding...