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by yjr32
Wed 23. Jan 2019, 06:54
Forum: Restoration forum
Topic: Pre Ignition or Pinking
Replies: 1
Views: 3222

Re: Pre Ignition or Pinking

Try retarding the ignition timing a little and see if it would help without any adverse effect.

Janardhana Rao.
by yjr32
Wed 23. Jan 2019, 06:47
Forum: Restoration forum
Topic: thermostate
Replies: 1
Views: 1682

Re: thermostate

I do not know Spanish. About the thermostat, I can explain that it functions as follows as applied to the liquid-cooled automobile engines. Most of the motors of cars are water cooled / radiator assisted. The engines are designed to work efficiently at about 90 degrees Celsius. The atmospheric tempe...
by yjr32
Wed 23. Jan 2019, 04:29
Forum: Restoration forum
Topic: R26 Field Windings / Generator Questions
Replies: 4
Views: 3334

Re: R26 Field Windings / Generator Questions

Flashing the generator means momentarily touching battery live wire to the field terminal. This restores the residual magnetism in the field circuit which is essentially required for the generator to buildup voltage to start charging.

Janardhana Rao.
by yjr32
Wed 23. Jan 2019, 04:21
Forum: Restoration forum
Topic: Difference between car brake lining and motorcycle brake lining
Replies: 1
Views: 1476

Re: Difference between car brake lining and motorcycle brake lining

There is no difference in the quality of brake linings/brake pads as used on cars or motorcycles. If there is any quality improvement in the material it applies to both.

Janardhana Rao.
by yjr32
Mon 20. Oct 2008, 10:48
Forum: Restoration forum
Topic: overheating of R26
Replies: 4
Views: 5458

Re: overheating of R26

I did not measure the temperature of the engine as such, but I know it is overheating from the smell of the oil and the silencer turning black. Since my machine is manufactured in 1959 end, I presume all the modifications done to this model must have been incorporated. I am located in India where th...
by yjr32
Thu 16. Oct 2008, 15:42
Forum: Restoration forum
Topic: overheating of R26
Replies: 4
Views: 5458

overheating of R26

I have restored an R26 very recently. I find the engine is overheating. To the extent I could visualize I checked all the points that may cause overheating problem. I checked the ignition system with a Bosch tester The timing is correct and the ignition advance is functioning as it should. I have us...
by yjr32
Tue 14. Oct 2008, 03:43
Forum: Restoration forum
Topic: Neutral indicator light.
Replies: 7
Views: 4508

Re: Neutral indicator light.

Hi Gerry, I have put back the R 26 gear box and I am assembling the engine to day. I haven’t faced any difficult problems. As informed earlier this is the first German motor cycle I am handling. Unfortunately this machine was opened and serviced by some one that is not knowledgeable. This is causing...
by yjr32
Mon 13. Oct 2008, 22:24
Forum: Restoration forum
Topic: direction of piston in a R26 engine
Replies: 0
Views: 3917

direction of piston in a R26 engine

I am restoring a single cylinder, four stroke R 26, BMW engine. I find its piston has a offset piston/ gudgeon pin. The vertical centre line of piston is slightly offset compared to centre line drawn vertically through centre of piston/ gudgeon pin. The piston is greater on one side as seen from the...
by yjr32
Mon 13. Oct 2008, 15:09
Forum: Restoration forum
Topic: Piston - Offset Piston Pin on R26
Replies: 0
Views: 3643

Piston - Offset Piston Pin on R26

When I wanted to de-carbonize my R26, I noticed that it has got a piston with an offset piston pin (gudgeon pin). I would like to know the theory behind providing offset piston pins. In the R26, in which position should the piston be located? I request detailed guidance in the matter. Thanking You, ...
by yjr32
Thu 2. Oct 2008, 10:20
Forum: Restoration forum
Topic: Reg R26 and R37 engine mounting.
Replies: 3
Views: 2869

Re: Reg R26 and R37 engine mounting.

Thank you very much.

Janardhana Rao.