BMW Technical Q&A, Primarily R65 BMW Technical Q&A, Primarily R65
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Stock Fuses
Bill Conquest's trouble with his turn signals, and Kling Tut's reference to stock ceramic-type fuses our bikes use, inspired me to start this thread.
A couple of years ago all my lights were work...

Started 02/07/07 at 13:50:04 by Rob Valdez 79 R65
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By: Semper Gumby
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Relay Question
Can anyone help me i.d. a relay under the tank - I can.t figure out what it does & am having a headlight problem. There are 3 relays, front to back the 1st is starter, #2(going towards the back) is th...

Started 01/28/07 at 19:51:16 by Bill Conquest
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By: Bill Conquest
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what other rims can be used?
i have the standard "snowflake" aluminum rims. what other rims fit our r65's? was there a spoke wheel? a different pattern aluminum rim? is this another one of those it will work with everything excep...

Started 02/01/07 at 12:51:33 by Jon P (Ex Member)
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By: Rob Valdez 79 R65
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Ed's transmission woes...
Hmph.  As of yesterday I have considerably more to do and to spend, tho my income has not increased.  I was riding to the coast with my brother when I started noticing some weird vibrations, but I tho...

Started 12/31/06 at 15:46:31 by Ed Miller
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By: Ed Miller
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New float system for BING carbs
Has anyone installed the new float system for the BING cabs? It has two floats. It is supposed to help with the engine from getting to rich while accelerating. Fuel sloshes back float drops fuel overf...

Started 01/17/07 at 20:05:59 by Sspandra (Ex Member)
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By: Rob Valdez 79 R65
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Fuel consumption drama:
Evening all.
Well, as documented, I had a small stack the other day, and when it happened, I did have petrol flood the left carby to the point it poured out on to the ground while she was laying ...

Started 01/15/07 at 08:52:18 by milkman (Ex Member)
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By: Rob Valdez 79 R65
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Hi to all
Hi dear friends,
Have managed to register, back from the old forum.
All's good, except for the bad news that the R65 is down since a week ago, probably due to stripping of the spline?
A...

Started 02/04/07 at 19:56:53 by mbl (Ex Member)
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By: Chris in BC - Ex Member
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airbox mods
Morning all.
Well, I was looking through the forum past threads and couldn't find anything on this topic, so often a large one on other bike forums.
What airbox mods has anyone tried, liked,...

Started 01/19/07 at 10:07:35 by milkman (Ex Member)
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By: Rob Valdez 79 R65
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Krauser Catches
My R65 came with a very nice set of Krauser panniers - fit very nicely they do and will even take my helmet.
However they don't have any locking mechanism, and I don't want to return to the bike ...

Started 02/01/07 at 13:27:49 by Diesel Dave (Ex Member)
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By: Rev. Eddie - Ex Member
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S fairing on R65
Just scored a good deal on an S fairing here in SF...it's off getting painted right now. For those of you with one on your bike, what hardware is crucial for a solid mounting? Poking around online has...

Started 01/25/07 at 12:23:17 by jhebass01 (Ex Member)
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By: NC Steve
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exhaust header pipes question(s)
What is the difference between no crossover (like my R65GS with the collector behind the gearbox and 1 exhaustpipe which could substitute as a crossover)
1 crossover in front of the engine or eve...

Started 12/14/06 at 13:45:42 by Baffo (Ex Member)
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Found a new parts fiche
...or new to me, anyway.
It's Hammersley BMW, in Lynchburg, VA. Their prices look good too, like Chicago BMW, less than the full retail at Max's and A&S's fiche sites.
Here's the link specif...

Started 12/18/06 at 15:21:58 by NC Steve
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By: airhead - Ex Member
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It's always something...
One of these days I'm gonna quit buying stuff that is partially in boxes!  Undecided  NC Steve gave me a heads-up on an entire r/h perch assembly on e-Bay so, since the '82 LS I picked up was missing the MC...

Started 12/18/06 at 17:14:40 by Justin B.
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By: Justin B.
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Oil And Filter Change
Changed the oil and filter today, put Castrol 10w30 in the bike for winter riding, and my method of removing the spark plug leads and installing an old set of plugs and setting them on the cylinder fi...

Started 12/09/06 at 20:14:52 by Bob_Roller
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By: Rob Valdez 79 R65
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Windscreen ideas?
This is actually for my husband's R100...
He is looking for a small 'classic' looking windscreen to add to his '81 R100.  He's seen a couple pics on this site that intrigues him, so I thought I w...

Started 12/11/06 at 16:11:32 by msbuck
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By: Rob Valdez 79 R65
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Tool of the month Club
I could not resist -
This months tool $20 from the Snapon guy - Spring loaded pointed drift for pushing the float shaft/pin out of the carbs.  About the size of a pencil.  John Jones had one whe...

Started 12/15/06 at 01:13:12 by Semper Gumby
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By: airhead - Ex Member
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Coils
I have had a couple of coil questions so I figured I'd re-post (on this forum) a pictoral comparo between the stocker and Dyna.
Here is the stock "Crack-O-Matic" coil, complete with crack:
[IMAGE]
and com...

Started 11/20/06 at 18:42:15 by Justin B.
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By: Rob Valdez 79 R65
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Exhaust nuts yearly care
Just a wee reminder to everyone during off-time or even if you ride all year round....plaster some anti-seize on those exhaust nuts as best you can on a regular basis. I just loosen mine off, and slat...

Started 12/12/06 at 10:01:42 by suecanada
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By: nhmaf
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Show me your rack!!!
Shocked
My bike came (to me) with a Krauser rack.  It is inhibiting me opening the seat, and when doing so, it scratchs up the tail piece on the seat.  I was told the official BMW and Reynolds racks ...

Started 11/27/06 at 14:14:58 by VaSteve
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By: VaSteve
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Mono-shock owners, take heed!
This is a thread from Boxerworks about the lug nuts coming loose.
http://www.boxerworks.com/phorum/read.php?f=1&i=177679&t=177679

Started 12/06/06 at 22:31:09 by Rob Valdez 79 R65
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By: Justin B.
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