BMW Technical Q&A, Primarily R65 BMW Technical Q&A, Primarily R65
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83's R65LS clutch disk references
Hello everybody,
It's time for me to change my clutch disk, and take the occasion to verify everything in this area is ok.  Embarrassed
i got an offer for a cheap brand new disk, R80RT, but i would ...

Started 05/08/07 at 06:42:08 by kikoth (Ex Member)
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By: kikoth - Ex Member
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right cylinder works only in  higher revs....
hello to everyone.....
my right cylinder does not work when idling (1400 rpm) but will
start to work when i rev it to around 2000 plus rpm..... why?
has anyone encounter this sort of pr...

Started 05/06/07 at 20:44:43 by roland (Ex Member)
4 305 Last Post 05/07/07 at 22:31:03
By: Justin B.
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Installing Heated Grips
Anyone had any experience installing BMW heated grips on the R 65? Curious as to where to hook up the electrical connections after routing them through the bars, where to conect to power source, etc.T...

Started 05/07/07 at 19:11:24 by rockkit (Ex Member)
1 259 Last Post 05/07/07 at 19:15:17
By: Justin B.
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R65 Model Differences.
Hi all.
I`m contemplating the acquisition of ANOTHER R65 to ride whilst I fettle my 1978 workhorse.
I`m looking at a 1983 model which appears remarkably similar.
The only obvious differ...

Started 05/06/07 at 07:46:33 by Mr Smart (Ex Member)
9 781 Last Post 05/07/07 at 18:00:21
By: Rev. Eddie - Ex Member
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How to retrofit dual front brakes?
I have a 1984 R65 and want to add a second front disk.  I have a right side Brembo and the second rotor - any advice on how to go about this or is it as straight foward as I think?  I know I need a sp...

Started 05/03/07 at 15:47:34 by drewboid (Ex Member)
9 583 Last Post 05/07/07 at 11:04:06
By: Ed Miller
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what speciality tools needed
i have found that i need some speciality tools to work on our beloved r65. someone here pointed me to ed korn but he isnt filling orders for a while?? who else sells the speciality tools, right now i ...

Started 05/06/07 at 20:20:50 by Jon P (Ex Member)
9 593 Last Post 05/07/07 at 02:47:11
By: Rob Valdez 79 R65
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choke cables???
when i rescued my poor 65 it was missing the air box and choke control. i found what i needed on ebay, ordered a set of cables from my local dealer (nick's bmw of green bay). i had installed them, whe...

Started 04/22/07 at 20:40:25 by Jon P (Ex Member)
7 546 Last Post 05/06/07 at 11:15:53
By: Jon P - Ex Member
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I am being offered as a trade for the LS - from a great friend a 1987 bmw r80 with the super...

Started 04/26/07 at 15:56:28 by klingtut (Ex Member)
11 700 Last Post 05/04/07 at 23:16:10
By: Justin B.
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Shock choice...can someone help me with replacements? -1984 LS- I am replacing the originals and I am open to any opinions. I am hoping to find good replacements (factory stock?) that are readily avai...

Started 05/03/07 at 21:48:56 by mkocal (Ex Member)
8 513 Last Post 05/04/07 at 22:37:47
By: Justin B.
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Hagon Shocks
Last year I bought Hagon shocks to replace my old, original units.
I like them fine, and for the model I chose, I only paid $188US for them last spring.
Melena followed suit later on last ye...

Started 01/11/07 at 13:49:40 by Rob Valdez 79 R65
7 590 Last Post 05/04/07 at 03:19:47
By: Rob Valdez 79 R65
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Don't neglect your clutch arm pivot bearing...
When greasing the splines on the wife's '84 R65 I found a problem with the clutch arm.  When I first pulled it off the pivot point a quick glance revealed what appeared to be a solid bushing pressed i...

Started 05/01/07 at 20:25:21 by Justin B.
3 336 Last Post 05/03/07 at 23:36:11
By: Ed Miller
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clamp ons or sportier handlebars for R65
I'd like to replace the original handlebars on my 81 R65 with clamp ons or a sportier single piece handlebar. Any recommendations?

Started 04/30/07 at 15:42:37 by flongr65 (Ex Member)
5 482 Last Post 05/03/07 at 21:41:20
By: Jon P - Ex Member
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How much fork oil?
So I finally got around to changing the fork oil in the bike.  What a messy job.  I should have had a smaller funnel, cause I had fork oil all over the place. 
Anyhow, I had the bike on the cent...

Started 04/22/07 at 21:23:41 by VaSteve
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26 1746 Last Post 05/01/07 at 22:35:29
By: Justin B.
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transmission spline
ok after hearing and seeing the other posts i am going to so this.  low miles with an unknow history.
if i just want to lube the spline do i have to take the tranny all the way out? can i crack t...

Started 04/30/07 at 16:07:35 by Jon P (Ex Member)
9 574 Last Post 05/01/07 at 20:19:27
By: Justin B.
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your thoughts on case savers?
i read an article by duane about his thoughts on case savers, he didnt think you should. i see some of the members here have them. do you like them? i have a nice set the seem to be bigger and wrap ar...

Started 04/23/07 at 09:30:18 by Jon P (Ex Member)
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20 1232 Last Post 05/01/07 at 13:13:18
By: drewboid - Ex Member
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Bad news splines... your input requested ?
OK, I *finally* got around to digging into my suspected clutch spline failure problem on
my 82 R65LS, and the "good" news is that my diagnosis was correct.  The bad news
is that my diagnosis...

Started 04/29/07 at 19:11:31 by nhmaf
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15 1320 Last Post 04/30/07 at 23:29:18
By: Justin B.
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Original Owners Manual
I'm looking for an original owners manual for my 81 R65 but can't seem to find anything. Can anyone direct me to a source? Also trying to find color schemes for that year. My is Green/Blue...I'm think...

Started 04/28/07 at 12:01:50 by mandosi (Ex Member)
4 327 Last Post 04/30/07 at 14:01:15
By: Rob Valdez 79 R65
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Newbie hello
Hello all! I currently own an R80/7 and an R1100R. The /7 has been my passion for the last six months as far as getting it 100% mechanically correct. I am close to that end and am exploring opportunit...

Started 04/26/07 at 11:19:30 by Shakyone (Ex Member)
2 233 Last Post 04/27/07 at 18:28:50
By: msbuck
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Looking for a new color....
So my bike is Bronco brown.   It's pretty chipped up around the fuel filler and on the front fender.  The seat tailpiece is scratched up from the non-moving Krauser rack and I have newer one coming fr...

Started 12/04/06 at 11:38:31 by VaSteve
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72 4518 Last Post 04/26/07 at 19:40:01
By: Semper Gumby
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LS Polaris paint match
I am hoping to get help regarding a paint match for my 1984 r65ls. The bike is grey (Polaris) and has a colour number (563) under the seat printed on top of the fender. The BMW motorcycle retailer tel...

Started 04/26/07 at 09:14:38 by mkocal (Ex Member)
2 301 Last Post 04/26/07 at 10:48:54
By: Justin B.
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