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by Englishpuchman
Sat Sep 09, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Puch Motorcycles
Topic: getting pistons in to barrels
Replies: 3
Views: 71

Re: getting pistons in to barrels

hello Mach111, if you google 'Gerd Krauter you come up with his web site or this https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwiC1pjh0JjWAhUpI8AKHRRdCu4QFggoMAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Foldtimer-ersatzteile-gk.de%2Fcontent%2F48%2F38%2Fimpressum-kontakt-anreise&u...
by Englishpuchman
Fri Sep 08, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Puch Motorcycles
Topic: getting pistons in to barrels
Replies: 3
Views: 71

getting pistons in to barrels

Hi there, through past experience of getting your 2 pistons into the Puch barrels is a precarious one,lots of weight especialy with the SGS barrels and with brittle rings ,broken ones are often the result :oops: I have just restored my 175SV motor and thought i would show a failproof way of doing it...
by Englishpuchman
Sun Aug 27, 2017 4:21 am
Forum: Puch Motorcycles
Topic: Puch 175 SV Detectives needed 'a big mystery'
Replies: 9
Views: 133

Re: Puch 175 SV Detectives needed 'a big mystery'

Hi! Mach III, Thats very interesting to know, I wonder if some disgruntled or numbty! worker at the Puch factory performed such things??? My motor had all the original Austrian bearings in place! shame there is not a Austrian Puch forum to see if we are alone or others know about it! watch this space
by Englishpuchman
Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Puch Motorcycles
Topic: Progress on my 55 250sg
Replies: 3
Views: 174

Re: Progress on my 55 250sg

Oh what a shame! great looking bike! but afraid to say the seals become brittle with age, and when exposed to modern day unleaded fuel! getting a sixtie year old bike to run as you like it is full of highs and lots of lows! keep at it !
by Englishpuchman
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: Puch Motorcycles
Topic: Puch 175 SV Detectives needed 'a big mystery'
Replies: 9
Views: 133

Re: Puch 175 SV Detectives needed 'a big mystery'

Hi egr88 and Noel, thanks for your thoughts yes! the whole thing dosen't make sense !and i don't suppose there is a sensible answer to it all! Alas it will remain a mystery. :twisted:
by Englishpuchman
Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:31 am
Forum: Puch Motorcycles
Topic: Puch 175 SV Detectives needed 'a big mystery'
Replies: 9
Views: 133

Re: Puch 175 SV Detectives needed 'a big mystery'

Hello , They can't get into the hole via the oil gully ! they too long( I have tryed to fit them by hand,they will not go round the 90 degree turn!!) and they have to be in the hole before the Bearing is placed in its journal because the bearing outer race covers the hole leaving the 1mm slot for th...
by Englishpuchman
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Puch Motorcycles
Topic: Tool for removing Speedo drive shaft 175/250
Replies: 1
Views: 50

Tool for removing Speedo drive shaft 175/250

To remove one bearing in the gearbox you need to remove the speedo drive shaft! so i came up with this simple tool its a so called carpenters 4 inch G clamp one end engages the spiral gear washer whilst the other end does the winding!! until the bush is level with the top of the crankcase then a sle...
by Englishpuchman
Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Puch Motorcycles
Topic: Puch 175 SV Detectives needed 'a big mystery'
Replies: 9
Views: 133

Puch 175 SV Detectives needed 'a big mystery'

Hello all,Being involved with Puch motors at least 30 years I think i have came across the biggest mystery of all :o Building up my SV motor i have been cleaning oilways and bearing jounals!The oilway for the drive side inner bearing(its the one the runs up to the oil gully) was blocked with what lo...