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Old 04-21-2012, 05:52 PM   #1231
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I was ridin' it like an R100 instead of an R60.
You were using the brakes before the turns?

The only way I can keep up with some of my bud's is to never lose momentum.
That R 60 will run at close to redline till the fuel tank runs dry with no problem.
I'm curious to see if the rebuilt vergassers improve your fuel mileage. I've never noticed an improvement on mine (50mpg since forever), but I rebuild them, not Bing. They are very easy carbs to work with. Now that you have the book, you can do them next time.
Are you ready to get the rear shocks done?

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Old 04-22-2012, 01:27 PM   #1232
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You were using the brakes before the turns?

The only way I can keep up with some of my bud's is to never lose momentum.
That R 60 will run at close to redline till the fuel tank runs dry with no problem.
I'm curious to see if the rebuilt vergassers improve your fuel mileage. I've never noticed an improvement on mine (50mpg since forever), but I rebuild them, not Bing. They are very easy carbs to work with. Now that you have the book, you can do them next time.
Are you ready to get the rear shocks done?

Mike
The rear dampeners seem to be still operational so far, so I'll ride 'em this season and send 'em over for rebuild next weenter...
Bing replaced damn near every replaceable part on 'em and a coupla non replaceables as well.. they sent all the original jets, floats, needles, etc. back to me in a bag.
The carbs ran OK before I sent 'em over. Bing didn't have a problem with age and wear on the slides, bodies.etc.after 75,000 miles. They told me they couldn't tell me when they would eventually wear out...
They replaced the floats, but I'm not sure why. Maybe because it's part of the rebuild. The old ones were still floating, and may again... I've got a good used rebuild kit in a ziploc "just in case".
I'm estimating about 45mpg last year, and haven't put on enough miles yet this year for a comparison. I'd be amazed to hit 50 on a regular basis. On the other hand, I did think I was buying this bike to save money on gas, "once upon a time..."
I was so cute at that age!

I do live in one of the "motorcycle heaven" spots on Earth. We've got 100's of twisty tiny roads with bits of history around every turn, from the Big City to the Adirondacks, from the mountains to seashore, the bike will handle (and keep up with) everything except the slab...it's so nice I only get to ride it 7 month's out of the year. It's a heavy price.

For the first time I have two bikes ready to go...

My first choice seems to be Jezebel...

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Old 05-09-2012, 05:59 PM   #1233
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Have a look at what our /2 sparked for inspiration.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=789439
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Old 05-15-2012, 08:16 PM   #1234
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Old 05-15-2012, 08:24 PM   #1235
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Old 05-16-2012, 07:58 AM   #1236
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Old 05-16-2012, 03:27 PM   #1237
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I shoulda done this long ago

The dual seats,[ I've one of each,] were cuttin' me in half lengthwise.
The solo fits well...
My butt is happy!!!
And that's all that counts...

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Old 05-16-2012, 04:01 PM   #1238
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Old 05-20-2012, 03:02 PM   #1239
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Old 06-02-2012, 04:53 PM   #1240
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Old 06-03-2012, 07:36 PM   #1241
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Old 06-04-2012, 04:29 AM   #1242
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Whoa... dam.... looking PROPER now! Love the dual Denfelds... never could get a warmandfuzzy about those big benches on the Slash2's.....


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Old 06-04-2012, 06:45 PM   #1243
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After 2 years of lurking and searching, I am now a /2 owner.

64' R60/2 was just picked up this afternoon. It runs and charges. Many parts needed to be replaced, but now, at least, I am finally in.








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Old 06-04-2012, 07:26 PM   #1244
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... but now, at least, I am finally in.
In like Flynn

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Old 06-05-2012, 05:36 AM   #1245
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Congrats!!

I know I sound like a broken record but!...
Drop the oils first. Inspect them carefully for "brassy sheen". It will indicate the first parts to get the makeover.
Then the compression test to qualify the heads.

Nice find, looks clean.
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