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ABS luggage / bags repair: BMW touring cases
Hello everyone,
I thought I'd take a little time to relate how I repaired some BMW touring cases (old versions that use the flat latches w/ small luggage keys, as opposed to newer versions that u...

Started 06/04/17 at 20:09:18 by qwerty123
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Trail Tech Vapor Installation
This is a short write-up of my experience with the Trail Tech Vapor (URL: http://www.trailtech.net/digital-gauges/vapor (and indicator light accessory dashboard) digital gauge, which replaced the non-...

Started 03/06/17 at 15:03:21 by azcycle
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Tuning BING CV carburettors for BMW motorcycles
Found this very good instruction: (see attached pdf-file)
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Started 05/26/10 at 03:42:00 by trolle
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Recovering seat
Has anyone ever recovered the seat of an LS themselves? . I have the cover, just not sure if I should be attempting this myself. Should I use staples? current cover seems to be glued and riveted, or s...

Started 01/07/17 at 19:21:34 by chrisr65ls
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R45/R65 Period Roadtests
I'm sure we all like to read period road tests of our bikes. We don't have a repository here on R65.org for such things and as the premier English speaking resource for R45/65's maybe we should.
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Started 03/11/14 at 16:56:02 by Barry
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ITU "Bean Can" Overhaul photo essay
Hot off the Airlist of 17 October 2016 is Joe Stroup's outstanding photo essay DIY Bean Can overhaul. Excellent photography and commentary. With this "tool", anyone should be able to handle this task....

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Clutch Cable Adj by Tom Cutter
Pulled this off a recent Airlist. Detailed explanation as to installing, adjusting and insuring long life and correct operation of the Airhead clutch cable.
CLUTCH CABLE ROUTING, ADJUSTMENT AND M...

Started 08/17/16 at 14:32:19 by montmil
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Bosch Starter Repair
Here's a good link, well at least it is now, for disassembly cleaning and lubrication of a Bosch starter .
http://www.thisoldtractor.com/moto_guzzi_loopframe_starter_and_solenoid_repair_-....

Started 05/03/16 at 14:55:06 by Bob_Roller
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Replacement Oil pressure Switch
Tridon TPS026
Triggers at 0.4bar, housing stated to be able to handle 15.0bar
12 X 1.5 thread pitch.
Price- Around $AU7.50
From the above you can guess that my 30 year old OEM pre...

Started 10/26/15 at 21:48:17 by Tony Smith
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