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Started 08/03/08 at 22:58:47 by Rob Valdez 79 R65
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Running In Procedure
Well finally I have a fully restored/rebuilt bike ready for its first short shake down run.
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Once I'm happy with it I will need to think about how to run in the rebuilt motor. It now has t...

Started 03/10/19 at 20:18:16 by Adrian
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Spark
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I've had my 1982 R65 off the road for a couple of years I'm putting it back on the road and seem to have a bit of a weird issue with the spark. There is no spark when turning over the engine b...

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Battery Question
Hi guys I'm new to the forum. Ive bought a 1981 BMW R65. However it was not supplied with a battery. Ive been to the local Bike shop and they say I need a 30AH Battery however they only stock up to 18...

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Tooth wear and oil pump rotor
I'v been working my way into the clutch husing, to have a look at the rear main seal and oil pump o-ring.
What is your take on the flywheel tooth wear? Is it ok to use?
And what's up with t...

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Fork rebuild and rear shock replacement???
Greetings, This old R65 is running pretty good. It's time to improve the ride. Do I need anything other than seals to rebuild the front forks? I went into shock, when I saw the BMW price for the rear ...

Started 03/16/16 at 06:06:10 by 10drum
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R65LS Luggage Rack
Does anyone make a Luggage Rack for the LS?

Started 02/18/19 at 15:05:23 by wilcom
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Clutch switch spring
Any ideas of where to find a cheap spring.
I lost mine when the switch fell apart while i had the bars off and discovered it when i stall on a corner waiting for traffic and it wouldn't start wit...

Started 02/26/19 at 16:11:24 by skippyc
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LED Globes
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Once my bike is finally fimished and running I intend to replace the main lights with LEDs.
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Motorworks has a direct replacement kit for the rear but can ...

Started 02/07/19 at 02:07:47 by Adrian
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LED Instrument Lighting
Much like myself, my instrument lights are looking old and worn out (and not too bright??).  I'd been wanting to replace them to get some brightness going and it just so happens that Superbrightleds h...

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Bolts for clutch removal tool
Im about to remove my clutch as I have (most likely) a leaking main seal.
I need some bolts and nuts for a clutch removal/release tool, but Im getting a little confused about the bolt size. <br /...

Started 01/30/19 at 16:18:30 by Soeren
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Champion spark plug boots
Getting kinda quiet around here so I thought I would talk about something
I found these Champion spark plug boots out of the UK   
I thought they were kinda cool and they give the bike  a li...

Started 01/27/19 at 17:58:39 by Mrclubike
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