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by Englishpuchman
Tue May 15, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Puch Motorcycles
Topic: The Immovable Object - BUSTED!
Replies: 40
Views: 1382

Re: The Immovable Object - BUSTED!

Hello Dr you must be a few pounds lighter after all that sweat and agro!! and that was just for practice!! so i wish you well ! when you move on to the real thing! It will probably fall apart and leave you thinking why did i bother with that other motor!! We do strange things as we get older!! :lol:...
by Englishpuchman
Sun May 13, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Puch Motorcycles
Topic: uh,oh
Replies: 13
Views: 103

Re: uh,oh

Hi there, no one has mentioned to look at your timing! (a motor too far retarded dosen't want to rev!! also look at your points gap!! too small a gap can result in poor motor performance! poor engines seals tend to show when the motor is hot. :? Bernie
by Englishpuchman
Fri May 11, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Puch Motorcycles
Topic: 250 rebuild
Replies: 15
Views: 271

Re: 250 rebuild

Being a older gent?? i know they don't make tools like they use to do!! top on the list are pullers made out of contaminated pig iron!! 1 flaw (and there are plenty) they crack up . 2nd are modern day vices, mine is probably 70 years old !still going strong! my friend brought a $100 one,. a few week...
by Englishpuchman
Mon May 07, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Puch Motorcycles
Topic: Rebuilt, but No Start
Replies: 11
Views: 110

Re: Rebuilt, but No Start

Hello Dr, try putting a separate earth wire to the headlight ie one straight from the negative terminal on the battery obviously disconnect the original see if headlight functions correctly(I bet it does) that will mean you have a short somewhere!! The ignition light being on with no key in place po...
by Englishpuchman
Wed May 02, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Puch Motorcycles
Topic: SV175 Fork Seals
Replies: 6
Views: 86

Re: SV175 Fork Seals

Hello , Falcon is correct! as said its the passing of oil via the small tube into the outer tube and up pass the lower bronze bush which also lubricates the bush at the same time.That has the damping affect.The nut is there just to hold the lower bush in place.The small tube within the nut and has t...
by Englishpuchman
Wed May 02, 2018 4:38 am
Forum: Puch Motorcycles
Topic: new member 250 puch SGS-A
Replies: 9
Views: 142

Re: new member 250 puch SGS-A

The Puch 250 SGS/A (Anlasser) ie electric start is a very rare motorcycle not much info on the web, The electric starter performed in a rocking fashion the same as a starter motor on the Maicoletta scooter. here is a link to a Puch SGS/A http://www.mvca.at/Museumsseiten/Puch250SGA.htm :) Bernie
by Englishpuchman
Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:56 am
Forum: Puch Motorcycles
Topic: Carburetor settings?
Replies: 2
Views: 59

Re: Carburetor settings?

Hi Dr, some settings to start off with, needle should be 3rd from top(4th would be far too rich the bike will 4/stroke a lot) idle screw out 1 to 1/half turns.When the bike feels more free put needle 2nd notch from top, remember a lot of carb tuning is finding the best settings for your particular P...
by Englishpuchman
Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: Puch Motorcycles
Topic: Fuel line size??
Replies: 4
Views: 73

Re: Fuel line size??

Hello Dr, The correct inside dia fuel pipe is 5mm(3/16th) whether that is available in the USA i dont know?.Bernie.
by Englishpuchman
Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: Puch Motorcycles
Topic: Continuity Conundrum: OK, WTF...?
Replies: 9
Views: 188

Re: Continuity Conundrum: OK, WTF...?

Hello Dr!!I am glad there's someone across the pond who's brain works like mine or rather dosen't!! but it's a pleasure of our hobby in getting over these problems that come up and it will be a experience that you know all about bad earths!!in future ;) as far as the mice go? put mouse traps in your...
by Englishpuchman
Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Puch Motorcycles
Topic: My new to me Puch 250
Replies: 16
Views: 235

Re: My new to me Puch 250

Hi Linden greetings from England as far as your plug choice goes they should be B7HS front and a B6HS to the rear! that info given to me by a Puch marquee specialist from Holland many years ago.The guy had 50 years experience in all matters regarding Puch SGS and SVS models. probably find B8HS can't...