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by spider rust
Sun Apr 13, 2014 6:15 am
Forum: Antique (1923-1945) Motorcycles
Topic: Advance retard/horn/dipper switch for R12
Replies: 6
Views: 232

Best quality German manufactured pre war parts source

Does anyone know from experience?
by spider rust
Fri Apr 11, 2014 7:39 pm
Forum: Antique (1923-1945) Motorcycles
Topic: Advance retard/horn/dipper switch for R12
Replies: 6
Views: 232

Re Polish Parts

Thanks Darryl. Of course the German site could be selling Polish parts for bigger mark ups! But good advice.
by spider rust
Thu Apr 10, 2014 6:25 am
Forum: Antique (1923-1945) Motorcycles
Topic: Advance retard/horn/dipper switch for R12
Replies: 6
Views: 232

Advance retard/horn/dipper switch for R12

I see many repros on the market, but which is the best quality available? Can anyone recommend a supplier, no polish parts please.
Original if possible? Many thanks.
by spider rust
Wed Apr 09, 2014 3:31 am
Forum: Antique (1923-1945) Motorcycles
Topic: War dated frames with pre war engines
Replies: 7
Views: 216

R12 Military History

I have no intention of ever selling. I research to add that to be passed onto the next owner as we never own anything we are just custodians and in my book its an obligation to look after these pieces of history, and gathering previous owner information while those people are still alive to provide ...
by spider rust
Tue Apr 08, 2014 5:27 am
Forum: Antique (1923-1945) Motorcycles
Topic: War dated frames with pre war engines
Replies: 7
Views: 216

Provenance

Thanks for your interesting reply, and your R12 story. I have restored many things back to as close as possible to their original state. Its a well known one that most old things that have passed through time in private hands can get the treatment, not always in the best interests for future owners....
by spider rust
Mon Apr 07, 2014 9:25 pm
Forum: Antique (1923-1945) Motorcycles
Topic: Tyre pump
Replies: 1
Views: 88

Tyre pump

I am looking for an original if possible tyre pump to fit my R12, would anyone have one to spare? And what differences are there to the reproductions?
Thankyou.
by spider rust
Mon Apr 07, 2014 9:21 pm
Forum: Antique (1923-1945) Motorcycles
Topic: War dated frames with pre war engines
Replies: 7
Views: 216

Engine stampings

Hi Darryl, Thanks for your reply, its nteresting, but it still doesn't prove that in the field this may not have happened. That a spare engine of earlier manufacture was ordered or supplied from stocks and fitted into a later frame. If you look at period photos of German Armed Forces, you will see s...
by spider rust
Mon Apr 07, 2014 6:12 pm
Forum: Antique (1923-1945) Motorcycles
Topic: War dated frames with pre war engines
Replies: 7
Views: 216

War dated frames with pre war engines

Is it feasible that during the war, a motor dated pre war might have been requistioned from stocks and fitted?