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Forum: Airheads 07-15-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,165
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Aha. You put that in words even I can understand,...

Aha. You put that in words even I can understand, I think.

I think I might loosen the cable adjuster lock nuts, turn the bike on and back out the threads until it increases rpm, then retighten by...
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,165
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Okay, I'm not too far off in terms of...

Okay, I'm not too far off in terms of methodology- all that sounds familiar. I had it purring smoothly, but well into my ride today I was hearing the popcorn carb backfire- pulled the plug and it...
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,165
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
With the peace of mind provided from all y'all, I...

With the peace of mind provided from all y'all, I did my re-adjustments: valves were set too tight, statically retarded the points,**(disston: I couldn't believe it when it wouldn't start due to the...
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,165
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
"...some Red Necks house and they looked almost...

"...some Red Necks house and they looked almost as Neanderthal as the people at my house." Classic, love it. Removing the ground wire's a pain, but lesson learned: those 3 nuts couldn't be any...
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,165
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Those magical little things do make quite a...

Those magical little things do make quite a difference. Good point, that'll go on the recheck list tomorrow, along with all that fun timing stuff. I'm beginning to wonder why I ever put the front...
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,165
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
guess I'll keep scratching and recheck my work......

guess I'll keep scratching and recheck my work... Somehow I've turned my bike into a diesel tractor?!?!?!?

Hopefully it's just valve clearance and end float that are set too tight. Have mercy on...
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,165
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
True disston, I figured it was worth a shot as...

True disston, I figured it was worth a shot as apposed to trying to describe it... Fail! I'm just concerned I'd be damaging something along the way.
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,165
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Excuse my primitive recording techniques. I did...

Excuse my primitive recording techniques. I did put a low mid frequncy boost at about 200Hz with Protools to emphasize the undesirable noise...

I can look into a muffler malfunction, I had that...
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,165
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Question Does this sound right?

Updating another thread:

Does this sound like a proper airhead?

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/90599092/bmw%20sound.mp3

After I rebuilt both cylinders, I noticed this sound. With my cell phone...
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,169
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Questionable noise after rebuild, please check my...

Questionable noise after rebuild, please check my new thread
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Question I got the clap...help?

Had to rebuild both cylinders on my 1/1975 r60/6 looking for a ping, and added back (long story) the low test gaskets.

After I put it all back together, I took her on a leisurely ride as per...
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,169
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Very interesting. Disston, you are the man. ...

Very interesting. Disston, you are the man. Lemme see if I'm keeping up here: So, the ping I'm hearing is of the detonation variety where the compression of the gas/air mixture causes combustion,...
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,169
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
What's the reason for these low test gaskets...

What's the reason for these low test gaskets anyways? I've been told they are installed only so you can run cheap gas- which I have no intention of ever switching from the 93 octane I currently use. ...
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,169
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Eureka!! I found the thicker gasket- didn't throw...

Eureka!! I found the thicker gasket- didn't throw it out after all. It measures about 1.22mm-1.25mm. Definitely not 0.75mm or 1.5mm which would be my other choices. My concern is my unexisting...
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,169
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Great, that sounds reasonable enough. Do I need...

Great, that sounds reasonable enough. Do I need to specify/ are there different part numbers for the left head gasket vs the right when I'm ordering? Is permatex ultra grey a suitable sealant for...
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,169
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Thanks Rob- agreed. I have a similar tool that's...

Thanks Rob- agreed. I have a similar tool that's gonna work, just gotta rebuild the cylinder first... again.


Today I tried to get a measurement of the thicker base gasket on the right side while...
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,169
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Thanks for all the help so far. And, no- i will...

Thanks for all the help so far. And, no- i will not be riding the bike until i get this all figured out. and yes, it was mentioned that it would have been cheaper to do it right the first time:D.
...
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,169
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
The more I learn about this topic, the more I'm...

The more I learn about this topic, the more I'm realizing mistakes I have made along the way.
Although my work and adjustments have been turning out okay, my noob-ness and eagerness has prevented me...
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,169
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Trying to put this all together: I recently...

Trying to put this all together: I recently changed from 5k ohm caps to 1k's. I also got new plugs in the same transaction. Not sure what the actual ngk # is off hand (not near my bike), but I'd...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,169
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
How can I tell if it misses under load? I do have...

How can I tell if it misses under load? I do have a spare condenser which I'll swap ASAP
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,169
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
I finally got the chance to look at my existing...

I finally got the chance to look at my existing points on the bike. Using a light, I checked for static timing and found the S mark right in the middle of the timing hole when the light went out. ...
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,158
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Stud went into the new helicoil straight and...

Stud went into the new helicoil straight and strong. True, everyone was puzzled when they heard it was the short stud. I had a photo that got erased which showed the stud after I easily pulled it...
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,169
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Question points

Hello again. I am about to embarque upon a new adventure trying to diagnose a mid range rpm ping (3000-4000) That'll be evident when engine is at operating temp (about 10 minutes into the ride). ...
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
thanks dave, and again- i must hone my riding...

thanks dave, and again- i must hone my riding skills. Having rpms that high is a new experience for me. Although I spent much time on the back of this bike as a boy, I musta forgot what it sounded...
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Thanks bill, never would I ever want a Harley....

Thanks bill, never would I ever want a Harley. Sometimes there's those tweener speeds (esp with a slow car in front) where a downshift screams, and a higher gear lugs? I guess I gotta put the wrench...
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Proud to post

Thanks to the guidance and support of the airhead forum, I am proud to report my first head/base gasket, helicoil repair, and valve adjustment. It was a success!! Thank you all, again, who posted on...
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,158
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Aha, no. I'll be sure and pick one up at the...

Aha, no. I'll be sure and pick one up at the parts shop when I get the gasket and new stud.
Is that my list then: finned exhaust tool, stud, timesert kit, and head gasket?
Thanks for the help...
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,158
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
clarifying my ever-so technical term of "extra...

clarifying my ever-so technical term of "extra thread"...
<a href="http://s1060.photobucket.com/albums/t459/thecrazythingswedo/?action=view&amp;current=IMG_0327.jpg" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,158
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
"If it's one of the short studs that the nut is...

"If it's one of the short studs that the nut is not tight on I would think what might have happened is the last person there torqued all the nuts except that one. It never was tight, maybe?"... I'm...
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,158
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
agreed. The reason I think something is...

agreed.

The reason I think something is wrong with the nut or stud is the nut would not torque all the way on the stud. I will compare the nut with the other cylinder, or the one underneath at...
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,158
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
haha, that photo was in my head when I went...

haha, that photo was in my head when I went looking for a pipe wrench:eek1- I'm glad I changed my mind.

thanks for the link, I was looking for that.
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,158
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
interesting stuff guys, thanks. To...

interesting stuff guys, thanks.

To clarify: 1975 r60/6. Also, the nut that's not torquing properly is on the shorter- 1200 stud. I couldn't quite see behind the cylinder enough to figure out how...
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,158
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Question Ping

Got a pingy left cylinder. Found OT on that cylinders compression stroke (thanks for the help with that from another post), found that the clearance was just right on the valves, but the intake...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Flipczak, There are two choking mechanisms I am...

Flipczak,
There are two choking mechanisms I am aware of on this particular carb. One is the tickler method that you mentioned, but the one I have involves a cable that lifts a rubber stopper off a...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Thanks ignatz, upon further inspection it looks...

Thanks ignatz, upon further inspection it looks like i have the jet assembly on the lower right- with the longer accelerator pump. It doesn't look like the washer is needed as part of that assembly. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15,197
Views: 8,660,203
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
its great that this is the thread with the most...

its great that this is the thread with the most replies, with a close second being the bikes w/o the girls:roflhaha, i like where your heads are at gentlemen
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Eek disturbing images

feeling quite proud of my first carb cleaning on my bing 53 with choke enricher cable, i began tinkering around in carb land on the web. while i was lurking on bmwmoa's page/forums, i stumbled upon...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 994
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
great stuff folks, and its all making sense-...

great stuff folks, and its all making sense- THANK YOU!!

just woke up, tuned my own valves last night.

ozmoses, i think i will in fact, violate my cylinder with a coat hanger, then take a ride...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 994
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Sorry, typo. Correction: 0.1/0.2mm was measured-...

Sorry, typo. Correction: 0.1/0.2mm was measured- thank you. (noob)

Also, "opening" is when the intake valve is travelIng into the cylinder, right? So "just closed" is when the intake valve appears...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 994
Posted By 2GbeemerLUV
Are you saying I may have the opposite cylinder...

Are you saying I may have the opposite cylinder on compression instead of the one I'm "adjusting"? So 360 from where I'm at and check for free spinning pushrods? Aka: pushrods will only spin on comp...
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