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Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,943
Posted By lucky23
YES. Crucial info.

YES. Crucial info.
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By lucky23
UPDATE: After trying everything I could think of,...

UPDATE: After trying everything I could think of, which included replacing everything and rebuilding the carbs, going back to points, adjusting the valves, strobe timing, checking for leaks, checking...
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By lucky23
UPDATE: Well, I put in new main jet...

UPDATE:
Well, I put in new main jet carriers/pumps on both carbs, swapped out the Dyna ignition with points. No change. The carbs also have new gaskets and floats. It does the EXACT thing it has...
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By lucky23
Great tip, thanks. Its been awhile since I've...

Great tip, thanks. Its been awhile since I've been able to get to my R60, so this week I'm dedicating to figuring out this damn problem!
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By lucky23
22mm? Mine sits below that, You are talking about...

22mm? Mine sits below that, You are talking about the Bing slide 53 carbs correct?
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By lucky23
Damn, thanks!

Damn, thanks!
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By lucky23
Correct fuel level for an R60/6?

Can anyone tell me what the fuel level should be for a 1974 R60/6 with slide carbs? Right now it shows an even 20mm of fuel in the float bowl...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By lucky23
It's a little better when fully warmed up. The...

It's a little better when fully warmed up. The bike was warm when I shot the video, but not fully warmed up.
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By lucky23
Yeah, both sides are moving exactly at the same...

Yeah, both sides are moving exactly at the same rate. Valves are adjusted, and I replaced the o rings and gaskets. I have new floats coming from Maxbmw, The needles are on the second notch and both...
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By lucky23
Here's a video I posted of the prob I'm having....

Here's a video I posted of the prob I'm having. Maybe it'll help?
http://youtu.be/usUFpnD5r1k
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By lucky23
Hmmm, What would that show?

Hmmm, What would that show?
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By lucky23
I checking that next for sure.

I checking that next for sure.
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By lucky23
Well, at idle it's fine. When I put it in 1st and...

Well, at idle it's fine. When I put it in 1st and start to let out the throttle, it'll shudder and bog unless I give it a lot of feathering the throttle. Then it'll start to accelerate. If I try to...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By lucky23
So what are you saying? My R60 isnt good enough?...

So what are you saying? My R60 isnt good enough? Haha! Actually, that's my long term plan for it, but right now I just want to get this damn thing running so I can ride it for the summer! In the...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By lucky23
Naw, all the jets are good. I took em out and...

Naw, all the jets are good. I took em out and they were fine.
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By lucky23
Well, took it out again and while it was a little...

Well, took it out again and while it was a little better, I'm still having the same issue, it bogs until I really open it up, then it goes. In going to disassemble the petcocks next and make sure I'm...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By lucky23
Dang, water. I also noticed the carb needle was...

Dang, water. I also noticed the carb needle was set to the top notch. Im going to put it on the second notch from the top like the manual says.
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By lucky23
Ok, I took the carb apart. Here's a pic of my...

Ok, I took the carb apart. Here's a pic of my "buoyancy test" for the floats. They seem ok to me? Next, here's a pic of my disassembled carb, minus the idle jet, mostly because I put a new rubber...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By lucky23
One thing: could the floats being old affect...

One thing: could the floats being old affect this? Maybe it's a flooding issue because the floats aren't buoyant anymore?
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By lucky23
Well, it's not just a little stumble off idle,...

Well, it's not just a little stumble off idle, the engine bogs down almost to the point of dying unless I back off and feather the throttle, then it slowly accelerates. It does it in all gears. I'll...
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By lucky23
Yes, it was doing this before the rebuild. Hmmm,...

Yes, it was doing this before the rebuild. Hmmm, I didn't know they had pumps in 'em...
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By lucky23
I haven't messed with the floats...

I haven't messed with the floats...
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By lucky23
1974 R60/6: Engine bogging down...? Help?

Hey guys-
I recently bought an 1974 R60/6 that's been sitting for quite a few years in a garage. It's in great shape considering. So far I've changed all fluids, rebuilt the carbs, adjusted the...
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,338
Posted By lucky23
Yeah, I will(:

Yeah, I will(:
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,378
Posted By lucky23
Nice! maybe I'll see you around town...

Nice! maybe I'll see you around town...
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,378
Posted By lucky23
Yep, I'm currently grappling with the same...

Yep, I'm currently grappling with the same problem. It's seems to me that there there might be a divot around the end of the oil tube that the old filter end cap is stuck in. Utter PITA...
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,338
Posted By lucky23
The filter came out fine, it just appears that...

The filter came out fine, it just appears that the metal cap from a previous filter is still stuck in there...
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,338
Posted By lucky23
Well, I'm glad I'm not the only one with this...

Well, I'm glad I'm not the only one with this issue! I thought for sure the frame was bent somehow or god knows what. I ended up cutting the top bolt off and will use a shorter one. Got the filter...
Forum: Airheads 06-11-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,338
Posted By lucky23
Here's a picture of my problem ...

Here's a picture of my problem
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d96/lucky23design/6bc1f442e66186dda9430594ec56865f_zps71d98f21.jpg
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,338
Posted By lucky23
Can't get oil filter cover off!

I went to change the oil filter on my '74 R60/6 and found out the top cover bolt hits the frame before it can completely come out. Is this common? Not sure how to solve this one ...
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By lucky23
Thanks all! Yeah, I'll just enjoy it as it is. I...

Thanks all! Yeah, I'll just enjoy it as it is. I plan on buying a R90 at some point so this will be just fine until then. First I gotta sell my Shovelhead(:
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,962
Posted By lucky23
Thanks! Yeah, those seats are ugly. I toyed with...

Thanks! Yeah, those seats are ugly. I toyed with the idea of a Corbin Gunfighter but those suckers are $500, so screw that. I may just get this pan reupholstered for half that price...
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By lucky23
Upgrading an R60/6?

Just out of curiosity, is it worth it to:
-change the rear diff to a an r75 diff?
-change the slide carbs to the bigger Bing Concentrics?
-just leave it the hell alone and deal with it...
(:
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,962
Posted By lucky23
The guy never posted it(: Im friends with his...

The guy never posted it(: Im friends with his daughter and she told me about it.
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By lucky23
$1000? Nice score! I love toasters!

$1000? Nice score! I love toasters!
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,962
Posted By lucky23
Nope, the street aint a good idea. Lotta stolen...

Nope, the street aint a good idea. Lotta stolen bikes lately...
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,962
Posted By lucky23
Haha! You're probably right. I've never owned...

Haha! You're probably right. I've never owned BMWs for their blistering speed. I've owned two early Toaster R75/5s and while beautiful bikes, they were never as particularly fast as say, My '63...
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,962
Posted By lucky23
Well, I went and picked her up! It's in...

Well, I went and picked her up! It's in surprisingly good shape for how long it's sat. Here's some pix:
...
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,962
Posted By lucky23
He just called me and offered it for $1800! Think...

He just called me and offered it for $1800! Think I'm gonna do it...it'll be nice to have another airhead project(:
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,962
Posted By lucky23
I saw that one. I agree. I saw a fully restored...

I saw that one. I agree. I saw a fully restored toaster R75 for less than that. The one I'm considering has been kept in a garage under a cover. He left gas in it. Engine turns over, but I anticipate...
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