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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 .

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...

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Understanding Relays
Although the material is from an automotive training source, a relay won't know if it's in your car or motorcycle.
Browse the entire site. There's lots of useful information. Even some basic SAE ...

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How to free a stuck clutch
When the motorcycle is unused for a period of time (which can range from a few weeks, to a winter), moisture can form on the clutch plate and friction plate which can cause the clutch to stick.  The s...

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Dual FIAMM Horn install with relay - 1982 R65LS
The attached PDF (with pictures) should give you all the info you need to properly install dual higher powered FIAMM horns (with suitable horn relay) on your R65.

Started 07/20/12 at 20:05:43 by nhmaf
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Clutch replacement and/or spline lube -gearbox out
Attached PDF file of how I did/do it for general reference.
Plus, a weblink to the "cheater" method (NOT removing the gearbox, just sliding it back a bit) I found on the web, for R65 or other air...

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Substitute Parts
The Internet BMW Riders.org publish and maintain a comprehensive BMW motorcycle substitute parts list at this address.

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