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New folks that need help on identifying parts
This is a valuable tool that every airhead owner should have at the TOP of his bookmarks/favorites.
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Started 08/03/08 at 22:58:47 by Rob Valdez 79 R65
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Rear brake advice
Hi all.
My bike (1982 R65LS) has developed a small, but very annoying and most unexpected external oil leak from my rear brake cam. I will take the wheel off this weekend and hope it hasn't leak...

Started 04/19/18 at 01:46:39 by peteremc
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Seat Foam
Hi there - is it possible to buy new seat foam - ready shaped - I already gave a new seat cover to fit - thanks for any help  Cool

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Good evening everyone.  Sorry if this has been discussed already but my search didn't come up with anything (or I'm doing it wrong Smiley ).  I'm going on a big trip latter this year and I was wondering i...

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Starter ripping its' pants
Hi everyone out there,
Been having a great stretch of trouble free riding but...  as you get on old bikes... something that needs attu pops up regularly.
Recently on cold start up my Bosch s...

Started 04/20/18 at 05:12:41 by tunnelrider
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LED Tail / Brake Light
I just replaced the two tail light / brake light bulbs, dual filament 1157 bulbs on my Guzzi .
I've got a voltmeter in the instrument cluster and when I apply the brakes, I would see about a 3 vo...

Started 04/14/18 at 10:49:01 by Bob_Roller
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A couple of us were discussing this in another thread around the time of the Great Forum Outage of December 3 and it looks like those posts are gone.
I looked here and other places online and hav...

Started 12/13/17 at 13:18:34 by BPT
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New brake disks and play
Hello !
I finally was able to wear the infamous iron front brake discs and stay alive so I put new BMW sourced (NOS) discs. And brake pads.
Using shims between the disk and the wheel I was a...

Started 04/19/18 at 12:27:55 by georgesgiralt
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Cleaning snowflake wheels
I know this topic has been discussed ad nauseam, but I found two small nylon brushes that allows you to get into the nooks and crannies, if you are so inclined.  I put these in a cordless drill, but a...

Started 04/19/18 at 10:41:12 by wwoodruff
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Is there something missing here?
New to me 82 R65.  Removed tank to check things over and found a connector with nothing plugged into it.  The only thing I've found that doesn't work correctly is the headlights.  The dip works, but h...

Started 04/14/18 at 19:08:14 by roadkill
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Bigger valves
Hi Everyone!
I have not been active here in such a long time I apologize  Lips Sealed
However since I have been gone I have built a landspeed racer and raced it (a little) last year.
I want to...

Started 04/13/18 at 09:28:24 by led
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87 R65 Ignition switch issue
I am hoping this will be a simple one for you gurus.  Recently, when I turn off the ignition on my 87 R65, all lights stay on as if the switch is not working.  After pulling a battery cable, it seems ...

Started 04/11/18 at 11:05:28 by R80rider
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