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by stagewex
Tue Nov 04, 2014 3:41 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Center stand woes
Replies: 26
Views: 1546

Marco Hyman gives the

I just watched that video as I'm having difficulty lifting my '69 r60/2 onto it's stand. Really hard for me to lift for such a little bike and I just sold my r1100rt which is more than 200lbs heavier. I'm thinking that my center stand is either bent, worn or maybe the stop tabs it is supposed to sit...
by stagewex
Sat Nov 01, 2014 5:22 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Fuel System Purge
Replies: 11
Views: 480

I didn't know!

So all seems to be well with a nice clean fuel system... from gas tank to carbs. I'm going to put new jets in just so I can start my own maintenance history on the bike (still un-named). Along with the owners manual every owner since 1969 has signed the inside cover with date of purchase and beginni...
by stagewex
Mon Oct 27, 2014 9:11 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Fuel System Purge
Replies: 11
Views: 480

Welcome! Sounds like you

Thanks for the suggestions guys. I was just going to just use a little gas and swish the tank around a bit. I do not have any flaking going on so don't want to take a chance and disrupt any of the tank lining at this point. The lining looks great. I think the debris is from the gas and it's interact...
by stagewex
Sun Oct 26, 2014 9:07 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Fuel System Purge
Replies: 11
Views: 480

Fuel System Purge

No, they have not been modified so... the TwinMax is too modern of a device tool to work on these carbs, too funny.
Hopefully I'll be able to dial-in the adjustments by just recording and duplicating where they were before I started this operation.
by stagewex
Sun Oct 26, 2014 9:00 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Fuel System Purge
Replies: 11
Views: 480

Fuel System Purge

Greetings, I am new here (joined a few minutes ago) and just became a "vintage" owner a week ago. A little about my new to me bike... 1969 r60/2, US version. 21498 documented miles, unrestored. The previous owner had an enormous amount of work done at Max BMW last June (I have all the printed bills)...