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New folks that need help on identifying parts
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Started 08/03/08 at 22:58:47 by Rob Valdez 79 R65
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R65 Resurrection
OK here goes; I'm pretty much a novice so please excuse my ignorance.
I have a 1978 R65 which I bought around 20 years ago, used on and off for 10 years, then left for 10 years (undercover) and n...

Started 09/24/18 at 11:39:07 by TomHoldom
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anyone have experience with Seibenrock 850cc kits?
I'm toying with the idea....
The last time I though about this was way back when "madam's" R65 was still a 1979 650cc in all its breathless glory. I could not find *anyone* who had a positive exp...

Started 04/08/16 at 19:56:16 by Tony Smith
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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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To use or not to use (oil pump cover)
Just godt this oil pump cover from a reputable seller.
It has some minor scratches and burrs to it, is this acceptable?

Started 05/09/19 at 16:59:36 by Soeren
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Fuel tank level gauge
I use 1982 R65LS, which currently under recondition.
Does anyone here have made modification on the Karcoma fuel valve into type with level sensor or level switch ? So we could take this signal i...

Started 05/12/19 at 07:44:08 by Sejati
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Trip meter gear slipping
The last two times I've used the bike it has recorded fewer miles than actually ridden. 24 miles instead of 28 and 4 miles instead of 8.
The usual cause is well known, a pot metal gear wheel insi...

Started 05/14/19 at 03:44:41 by Barry
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Side stand question
Hello to all. I've recently sold a 83 R65 LS that I owned for a long time.
I just bought a 79 R65 and notice several differences, one of which is the center stand. On this new bike it's much har...

Started 04/21/19 at 21:12:34 by rick79r65
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New Airhead Owner - Needs Help! (Lots of Images)
Fellow airheads, I am a new proud owner of a 1982 R65. This is my first motorcycle so I am not entirely sure what I am doing.
Here is a picture of the bike:
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A quick description (from seller):
16000 Miles. Features ...

Started 05/01/19 at 07:26:18 by andrelitinsky
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1979 original paint colors.
I'm planning on painting my 1979 this summer. The original color is Silver Beige. I like it well enough but I'm thinking of perhaps a change. If so, I want to stick with an original 79 color.
Wh...

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Considering Buying a Project
Hello all, just joined on here & have been reading for a couple days.
Thinking about buying a project. 1980 R65 that has been garage stored & unused for ~30yrs. Would be my first (owned) bike.<br...

Started 05/07/19 at 11:27:26 by JAMADOR
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unhooked wires under the tank (turn signals)
Hello all. I am working on getting the bike back together. The PO cut the front turn signal stalks off. I bought a new front piece so that I can mount them back. BUT under the tank there is a connecti...

Started 05/06/19 at 15:21:01 by vthokies03
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