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by skychs
Mon Jan 16, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: 1968 R60/2 Partial Restoration
Replies: 91
Views: 6171

Evapo-rust

Thanks for the reply and information. The plan is to take one section at a time and touch it up. If I doesn't touch up well it will turn into a total tear down and frame restoration. I will try to post some photos as it progresses.
by skychs
Sun Jan 15, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: 1968 R60/2 Partial Restoration
Replies: 91
Views: 6171

photos

More photos....
by skychs
Sun Jan 15, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: 1968 R60/2 Partial Restoration
Replies: 91
Views: 6171

1968 R60/2 Partial Restoration

1968 R60/2 I picked up this 68 R60/2 last summer after a long search for an old Vintage BMW. Overall its in good shape. Im the 3rd owner and the bike has around 37K miles on her. From the history the engine and transmission has been rebuilt and the bike has been partially painted several times. Sinc...
by skychs
Sun Jan 15, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Tools, Tips and Techniques
Topic: Original Enduro Saddle bag restoration
Replies: 46
Views: 3364

R60/2 rebuild

Hey Tommy,
I think the best thing to do now is start a new "rebuild" post to reflect what Im doing. At best it will only be a partial restoration so look for a post called 1968 R60/2 Partial Restoration.
chuck
by skychs
Fri Jan 13, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: Tools, Tips and Techniques
Topic: Original Enduro Saddle bag restoration
Replies: 46
Views: 3364

Paint

No, the paint is not original. Not only is it not original its been spot painted so if its in the sun or bright light you can actually see multiple shades of black. It looks like the last guy who painted it painted it white then overshot it with black to get the white stripes. Everywhere the paint h...
by skychs
Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Tools, Tips and Techniques
Topic: Original Enduro Saddle bag restoration
Replies: 46
Views: 3364

Dual scket

Thanks Tommy,
The bike is coming apart soon to get painted so it may be awhile. I will keep you posted.
chs
by skychs
Sat Jan 07, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: Tools, Tips and Techniques
Topic: Original Enduro Saddle bag restoration
Replies: 46
Views: 3364

light modification

As I said earlier my bags came with a dual socket for the for the rear lights It was modified I now think my bulb socket is original and I now understand what the previous owner did to make it work Not a great job but now know how I would do it better Is this pic the same as your bulb socket?? If so...
by skychs
Tue Jan 03, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: 1968 R60/2 black paint verification
Replies: 2
Views: 68

Paint

Pretty sure it's Avus black code 086.

Thank you sir
by skychs
Mon Jan 02, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: 1968 R60/2 black paint verification
Replies: 2
Views: 68

1968 R60/2 black paint verification

1968 BMW R60/2

Im getting ready to paint my R60/2. Tank, fenders, ears, headlight and shock tops. The frame is fine.

Can anyone direct me to the correct black color paint. I already have someone lined up to do the white pin striping.
thanks
by skychs
Mon Jan 02, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Tools, Tips and Techniques
Topic: Original Enduro Saddle bag restoration
Replies: 46
Views: 3364

socket and key

Autobody, Glass shop for the trim?? Found these on Oreilly autoparts website 1st pic looks best $2.99 May need small mod to cutoff tab on side 2nd pic small mod to base $ 5.69 Tommy Due to the size of the bulbs in the Enduro bags I couldn't find a replacement socket. Being 6 volts doesn't help eithe...