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Forum: Old's Cool 02-25-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 44,078
Posted By lucky23
If it's a unit motor(tranny and motor are one...

If it's a unit motor(tranny and motor are one unit) it's a sportster. If it has a separate motor and tranny, it's a big twin.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-25-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 44,078
Posted By lucky23
Ironhead Sportys and Shovelheads are two...

Ironhead Sportys and Shovelheads are two different types of Harley's. Shovelhead is a big twin and the ironhead is a Sportster. I can see it being confusing as the Shovel is based off the Ironhead...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-25-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 44,078
Posted By lucky23
Saw this amazing shovel built by Kim Boyle at...

Saw this amazing shovel built by Kim Boyle at this years One Show. So many details...<a...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-25-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 44,078
Posted By lucky23
What fork gaiters are you running on your...

What fork gaiters are you running on your Ironhead?
Forum: Old's Cool 01-21-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 44,078
Posted By lucky23
Thanks Bubba! I just need to put on the...

Thanks Bubba! I just need to put on the two-into-one pipes and the bigger battery box and she'll be a 100% conversion.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-20-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 44,078
Posted By lucky23
My 1980 FXWG converted to an FLH. I was kinda...

My 1980 FXWG converted to an FLH. I was kinda going for the look of John Doe's Panhead in the movie "Roadside Prophets"...
<a...
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,837
Posted By lucky23
Im reviving an R60/6, so Im really enjoying your...

Im reviving an R60/6, so Im really enjoying your thread!
Forum: Old's Cool 01-11-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,397
Posted By lucky23
Laugh So damn funny!

So damn funny!
Forum: Airheads 01-08-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By lucky23
After I take it off, it's yours!

After I take it off, it's yours!
Forum: Airheads 01-07-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By lucky23
Yes, I agree. It seemed much easier and cheaper...

Yes, I agree. It seemed much easier and cheaper to buy the complete used unit. Plus, I've bought from these guys before and have had good experiences. At this point, I'm ready to just take the whole...
Forum: Airheads 01-07-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By lucky23
How exactly is it staked?

How exactly is it staked?
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By lucky23
Just bought one on eBay for $100...seller said...

Just bought one on eBay for $100...seller said unit in excellent shape.
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By lucky23
Yeah, it's so damn strange. Why would it back...

Yeah, it's so damn strange. Why would it back out? Maybe it happened on impact when the lady hit me from th side. Yes, I think I'll look for a whole used unit.
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By lucky23
Is this bad? U-joint prob 1974 R60/6...

Hmmm...well, as I was moving the R60 around the garage yesterday to start it for the first time since I got it back together (t-boned by a texting driver) I noticed a clunking sound coming from the...
Forum: Airheads 01-01-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,837
Posted By lucky23
That rubber o ring is really important. I...

That rubber o ring is really important. I replaced mine with a brand new one and buggered it up screwing the jet back in and didn't know it. Drove me crazy trying to figure out why my bike would bog...
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By lucky23
From what I've read, double plugging helps...

From what I've read, double plugging helps eliminate the pinging inherent with these R60s. I may do the same to my R60/6.
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,928
Posted By lucky23
At that price, I'd be terrified to take it out of...

At that price, I'd be terrified to take it out of the garage if I bought it!
Forum: Airheads 12-25-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By lucky23
Merry Christmas Airheads!

Just wanted to send some holiday cheer your way!
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,134
Posted By lucky23
Yeah its for sure going in my shrine. Yup, thats...

Yeah its for sure going in my shrine. Yup, thats my 1980 Shovel.
<a href="http://s33.photobucket.com/user/lucky23design/media/999fff65879ae739b85740449e76b66e_zpsca4e9846.jpg.html"...
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,134
Posted By lucky23
Got some work done on the bike last night....

Got some work done on the bike last night. Replaced the bent fork tube, installed the new front fender (thanks OLD GREEN) in addition to replacing the bent handlebars, broken clutch perch and twisted...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7,644
Views: 1,536,191
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: 7,644
Views: 1,536,191
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: 1,529
Posted By lucky23
Amazing. Thanks for sharing!

Amazing. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
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: 1,661
Posted By lucky23
Totally worth it. Good buy!

Totally worth it. Good buy!
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
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: 23
Views: 2,134
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: 23
Views: 2,134
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: 23
Views: 2,134
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: 2,005
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: 23
Views: 2,134
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: 23
Views: 2,134
Posted By lucky23
Thanks so much!

Thanks so much!
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,134
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: 23
Views: 2,134
Posted By lucky23
That would be great!

That would be great!
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,134
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: 23
Views: 2,134
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: 209
Views: 14,837
Posted By lucky23
YES. Crucial info.

YES. Crucial info.
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,584
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: 2,584
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: 2,584
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!
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