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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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Help identifying muffler
Hi all,
I am pretty sure this is the stock header pipes, but wondering what muffler this is?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAuhFK5eMHU
I love the sound of this but can't identify it!!...

Started 10/19/17 at 22:45:54 by drewsonofdean
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Beru Spark plugs
Found these Beru Plugs on eBay
They are the correct plug for our R65
The packaging was so interesting i had to post up pictures of it
This is the first time I have seen some  and the...

Started 10/15/17 at 12:58:00 by Mrclubike
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Maybe I'm paranoid...
Hello !
I'm starting to gather the parts for a complete renew of my 200 000 km+ R65 motor.
So I began to buy new cylinders in order to buy the correct fitting pistons.
Funny BMW sent ...

Started 10/17/17 at 02:02:23 by georgesgiralt
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That good old hanging rpm topic again
Hi all, yes I know this same topic has been covered many times (and maybe very recently by BPT) and I have searched and read a couple of posts on this subject so I do feel I've got a good handle on wh...

Started 08/29/17 at 15:14:54 by tunnelrider
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Motogadget M-Unit
Ok I'm going to start this with two apologies:-
1) Firstly any purists - look away now.
2) Secondly, aplogies if this has been asked before however the site isn't letting me do any searches...

Started 10/08/17 at 01:12:30 by black pearl
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Fitting an Acewell Speedo
Hi again - below are the pictures of how the clocks should look on my bike - and two pictures showing the Acewell 2853 and it's mounting bracket that I intend to fit instead.
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My question i...

Started 10/09/17 at 23:37:52 by Adrian
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Side cover mount
Hello all, does anyone know where I can find the correct screw that holds the side covers on? Went to motobins, but no luck. Thanks

Started 10/10/17 at 20:35:16 by Pacman
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New and annoying neutral switch
Hi all, just wondering if anyone else has had problems with a new neutral switch, I got my one from MB (I'm not bagging MB as this is the first part from them out of about 30 new parts from them that ...

Started 10/02/17 at 01:07:16 by tunnelrider
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Silicone VS standard Valve cover gaskets
Just a update on having my heads rebuilt by Ted Porter
Ted recommended having the valve cover mating surfaces milled parallel to the head gasket surface
It was $60.00 USD extra
And I ...

Started 10/05/17 at 20:34:10 by Mrclubike
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oil leak
i've got a question.. i remove the airbox from my R65 1981 and put some K&N filter. Work properly just need to adjust the carb. Then, but it was here before, there is a hose that come from the carter ...

Started 09/22/17 at 13:41:22 by guyom
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What does a new float weight
I know Tony has posted this already
I have one that looks new and is a gram less than 3 year old ones that I am using now
I am hoping that I only need to buy just one

Started 09/29/17 at 21:01:47 by Mrclubike
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