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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 06:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 680
Posted By Pokie
What we're seeing in those photos is the back of...

What we're seeing in those photos is the back of the thrust washers, not the face. The indent in the left one is the inspection or manufacture mark or stamp. The "wear" marks on this surface are not...
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2,180
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 227,572
Posted By Pokie
Often those center stands get bent by carrying...

Often those center stands get bent by carrying the bike on a trailer or in the back of a pick up while on the stand.
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 577
Posted By Pokie
Do you remember back in high school wondering...

Do you remember back in high school wondering what the heck am I ever going to use trigonometry for? That's what I used to design this tool for the nut on the pinion nut.
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Forum: Airheads 03-28-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Pokie
That's not a starter relay, it's a starter...

That's not a starter relay, it's a starter protection relay. It is designed to NOT allow the starter to engage once the RPM levels have turned off the charge light (the charge light is controlled by...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By Pokie
Yes, that's the edge of the plug between the kick...

Yes, that's the edge of the plug between the kick start and the clutch throw out fulcrum. The hole in the bottom is where the wire slips into. Under the plug is the terminal the wire pokes into, use...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,231
Posted By Pokie
The top cables are front brake cables for /5. The...

The top cables are front brake cables for /5. The bottom ones are the odd ball ones, they look to me like a front brake cable for R25, R26 and R27. There is no adjuster on the cable as it is a...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Pokie
Have a look at this...

Have a look at this https://www.flickr.com/photos/44366233@N02/5995444896/ any help? It's been way too many years since I worked on a R25!
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By Pokie
Grips can be had (original looking) for a little...

Grips can be had (original looking) for a little less than BMW prices from Beemer Boneyard. They are the same grips used on the /2 and /5 series.
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By Pokie
Definitely a /2 front brake and wheel. At first I...

Definitely a /2 front brake and wheel. At first I thought it was a US brake plate but it doesn't have the anchor stud. On closer look, it looks as though it's a Earles brake plate that has been...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1,876
Views: 692,382
Posted By Pokie
The Jawa 500 overhead cam was the one I lusted...

The Jawa 500 overhead cam was the one I lusted after. Sadly, was never able to secure one.
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By Pokie
The photo is NOT of a /5. Not the transmission,...

The photo is NOT of a /5. Not the transmission, not the engine and not the frame.

As others have said, the five speed is a direct swap in a /5 or the other way around. The /5 had a neutral switch...
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,422
Posted By Pokie
German parts but not necessarily BMW, there were...

German parts but not necessarily BMW, there were a lot of German and Austrian made bikes, some with really weird parts. I love that additional handlebar control, now that's some cool looking...
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,042
Posted By Pokie
The best motorcycle is one that is understood....

The best motorcycle is one that is understood. Doesn't matter what year or model, if you understand it and can maintain it properly, it will be the best motorcycle (period).
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By Pokie
I would keep the oil all the way up, don't split....

I would keep the oil all the way up, don't split. With such a small oil pump, I wouldn't take the chance.
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 725
Posted By Pokie
Like has been said, very common,...... too...

Like has been said, very common,...... too common. I have been able to repair a couple of transmissions by mixing and matching from other trashed transmissions. I ended up with 5 or 6 cases and a...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By Pokie
Look on the MAX Fiche under brakes front, lines. ...

Look on the MAX Fiche under brakes front, lines. 34 32 1 233 159 Grommet, your bike uses 4 of them in different places.
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,422
Posted By Pokie
The welds and build make me think they are home...

The welds and build make me think they are home made using English stand levers.
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,699
Posted By Pokie
The original grease tends to dry up in the...

The original grease tends to dry up in the steering head, squirting in oil will loosen the crappy grease and even let you feel the bearings to see if they need to be replaced. I have done similar to...
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By Pokie
That's the problem with becoming a pro just by...

That's the problem with becoming a pro just by reading, a lot of the facts in manuals are wrong. Yes, I agree, it should be up to the owner as to whether to tap up the seals or leave them alone...
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,117
Posted By Pokie
If they were mine, I'd likely sell them both....

If they were mine, I'd likely sell them both. But, if I was going to keep one, I'd sell the '74. Folks that see themselves as armchair collectors want the '74 because it's the first year but the '75...
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By Pokie
Knowing the year is helpful, on the '81s the...

Knowing the year is helpful, on the '81s the rings were still only a press fit and were quite movable.
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By Pokie
Everybody's got an opinion, this is mine. ...

Everybody's got an opinion, this is mine.

The first thing I would try is tapping down the rings on the pushrod tube a bit to squish the seals a little more. You don't want to push them down too...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By Pokie
No grease necessary, as you said, it's in an oil...

No grease necessary, as you said, it's in an oil bath.
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By Pokie
A US model will get you the look but no sidecar...

A US model will get you the look but no sidecar lugs.
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By Pokie
Once you have the key out, make sure you never...

Once you have the key out, make sure you never press the key in backwards. The barb on the back of the key will damage or break the back plastic slider.
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By Pokie
There's a lot of folks out there looking for /2...

There's a lot of folks out there looking for /2 frames. Some for restorations and some for building conversions. They are starting to dry up. If your friend is so inclined, maybe he could try his...
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By Pokie
I wonder if you could fabricate a clip like the...

I wonder if you could fabricate a clip like the later twins used for their side stand? So when you kick up the stand, it would clip into place.
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,183
Posted By Pokie
About the tire rubbing, sorry I misunderstood....

About the tire rubbing, sorry I misunderstood. That looks like a Continental K112, it should be a 400 x 18, if it's larger, then that may be the problem. Is it just touching or is it a hard rub?...
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,183
Posted By Pokie
The petcocks may be the wrong ones but with a...

The petcocks may be the wrong ones but with a little extra fuel line, they will work just fine. If the swing arm is aligned properly (same space on each side) and the wheel is spoked pretty close,...
Forum: Airheads 03-15-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 749
Posted By Pokie
If the cylinder is still off the bike, just pull...

If the cylinder is still off the bike, just pull off the rubber seal, take a bit of tube or pipe and tap the ring back up. You shouldn't need anything too special. You'll just be moving the ring not...
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,422
Posted By Pokie
I used to have one that was supplied by BMW for a...

I used to have one that was supplied by BMW for a "Police" model we ordered special. It looked pretty similar but was black and chrome and was much quieter than those sold here. The police department...
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By Pokie
Judging by the rust in there, the dowel pins or...

Judging by the rust in there, the dowel pins or locating pins may well be rusted in the flywheel. Those pins in between the bolts are the heads of the dowel pins, spray them (in and out) with some...
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,422
Posted By Pokie
Yes, it's missing it's socket, wire and ...

Yes, it's missing it's socket, wire and

http://i597.photobucket.com/albums/tt60/chollo9/gromit_zpsznd9dl1z.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 749
Posted By Pokie
Sorry, the rings on my STAINLESS pushrod tube are...

Sorry, the rings on my STAINLESS pushrod tube are moveable, I've even had one off. I'm not saying they are all that way, depending on who made them. If you look at the photo of the tubes in question,...
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,422
Posted By Pokie
Yup, small tank knee pads. The recesses are for...

Yup, small tank knee pads. The recesses are for the chrome panel tabs, 1972 and 1973. I have seen folks put them on /6 tanks as well.
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By Pokie
I use dish soap, works well.

I use dish soap, works well.
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 749
Posted By Pokie
The tubes are likely put in right, it's the rings...

The tubes are likely put in right, it's the rings on the tubes that can be moved. Try backing up the ring that is furthest down until the seals are even. Once the barrel is mounted, the rings can be...
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,422
Posted By Pokie
Yes, /2 ignition coils.

Yes, /2 ignition coils.
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By Pokie
I loved my Lesters, they were a great...

I loved my Lesters, they were a great alternative.

Assemble the bearing stack on your axle (outside the wheel) and cut a piece of pipe to take up the area of axle that would have been the rear...
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By Pokie
Whenever I pull my pan, I flatten the gasket...

Whenever I pull my pan, I flatten the gasket surface, mount it with a bit of RTV and leaks are rarely a problem. I've only had one /2 with an aluminum oil pan, scraped it a few times but other than...
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