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Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7,161
Views: 1,434,450
Posted By lucky23
Yes, I've been slowly buying parts here and...

Yes, I've been slowly buying parts here and there. I'll post something once I have more time...I'm determined as hell now to get her up and running!
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7,161
Views: 1,434,450
Posted By lucky23
My 1974 R60/6 before the wreck... ...

My 1974 R60/6 before the wreck...
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d96/lucky23design/bd4c7deabacf963aeb2465ed96a65c6f_zps34c161a8.jpg
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,078
Posted By lucky23
Amazing. Thanks for sharing!

Amazing. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By lucky23
Thanks for the replies! What exactly is the...

Thanks for the replies! What exactly is the function of the switch? To keep you for starting the bike I gear?


It's going good, so far. I have some work to do to the head, and I should have the...
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,139
Posted By lucky23
Totally worth it. Good buy!

Totally worth it. Good buy!
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By lucky23
Clutch switch really necessary on an R60/6?

I bought a replacement perch for my 1974 R60/6 but it's from a /5 so there is no hole for the clutch switch. Is the switch really necessary? Can I just remove iit? What would that do exactly?
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,442
Posted By lucky23
I'm slowly fixing/replacing the damaged pieces on...

I'm slowly fixing/replacing the damaged pieces on my 1974 BMW R60/6 and making some progress. Little by little, I've been buying little things here and there. Now, I'm determined to bring her back to...
Forum: Airheads 11-15-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,442
Posted By lucky23
Condo hell indeed. People cant seem to move here...

Condo hell indeed. People cant seem to move here fast enough...
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,442
Posted By lucky23
The 126 can be a dangerous road for sure.

The 126 can be a dangerous road for sure.
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,708
Posted By lucky23
Hipster at times, yes, but these guys try really...

Hipster at times, yes, but these guys try really hard to put out a quality, classic motorcycle lifestyle magazine. Being young does not always equate to being a hipster...Good job guys!
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,442
Posted By lucky23
Seriously, cell phones have changed the game as...

Seriously, cell phones have changed the game as far as being a motorcyclist is concerned. That and the fact that SO many people are moving here making traffic a nightmare. I know of a lot of guys...
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,442
Posted By lucky23
Thanks so much!

Thanks so much!
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,442
Posted By lucky23
Wow, that would be amazing. I live in N....

Wow, that would be amazing. I live in N. Portland. I'll PM you my phone number.
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,442
Posted By lucky23
That would be great!

That would be great!
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,442
Posted By lucky23
It's an old Dunlop Touring Elite. I'm gonna...

It's an old Dunlop Touring Elite. I'm gonna replace it with a new K70.
Forum: Airheads 11-12-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,442
Posted By lucky23
Recovered from my wreck, now the rebuild!

A few months back, I was riding my 1974 R60/6 that I had just got up and running after buying it a few months earlier, and a lady on her cell phone pulled out and broadsided me. I was travelling at...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,326
Posted By lucky23
YES. Crucial info.

YES. Crucial info.
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
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, 09:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
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 08-09-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
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, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
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, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By lucky23
Damn, thanks!

Damn, thanks!
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
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, 09:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
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, 09:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
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, 08:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
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, 08:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
Posted By lucky23
Hmmm, What would that show?

Hmmm, What would that show?
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
Posted By lucky23
I checking that next for sure.

I checking that next for sure.
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
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, 08:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
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, 05:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
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, 05:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
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, 01:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
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, 12:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
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, 09:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
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, 09:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
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, 11:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
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, 11:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
Posted By lucky23
I haven't messed with the floats...

I haven't messed with the floats...
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
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, 09:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,548
Posted By lucky23
Yeah, I will(:

Yeah, I will(:
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