BMW Technical Q&A, Primarily R65 BMW Technical Q&A, Primarily R65
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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
1 394 Last Post 12/15/06 at 02:37:07
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:
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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
4 494 Last Post 12/08/06 at 17:24:43
By: Justin B.
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Just noticed "The Mat", Sue !
I think that Sue should be getting royalty payments from this or something..
I just noticed in my Motorcycle Classic magazine that Aerostitch is selling a product
called "The Mat" for allow...

Started 12/04/06 at 12:37:02 by nhmaf
6 555 Last Post 12/05/06 at 19:52:27
By: suecanada
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Dead spots around 4-5K
1980 R65
I have been chasing this problem since I bought the bike.   I have a dead/flat spot around 4-5K.  Basically, it's like hitting a rev limter in the car.  It's worse if the engine is under...

Started 11/17/06 at 12:42:56 by VaSteve
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By: ScottColumbus
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Might have to re-ring the LS...
Cross-posted (with edits) from boxerworks:
The '82 LS project I picked up is starting and running just fine - BUT - after running for 15 - 20 seconds it starts smokin' like a freight train! I'm t...

Started 12/02/06 at 17:26:44 by Justin B.
4 554 Last Post 12/03/06 at 21:59:53
By: Justin B.
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Riding Again
The R65 is back together again tonight and pending a test ride tomorrow has achieved operational status.   Smiley  The throwout bearing was just fine although I did replace the seal on the thrust piece.  ...

Started 11/28/06 at 22:43:34 by Semper Gumby
2 347 Last Post 11/29/06 at 13:32:10
By: Rob Valdez 79 R65
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Speedo repair?
Outside of Palo Alto and Bobs, both big $$$, can anyone recommend a reasonable source for speedometer repair? My '84 R65's gauge swings thru about a 30 mph range and the tripmeter's stuck, although am...

Started 11/27/06 at 22:48:53 by NC Steve
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By: Justin B.
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Let's talk seats...
The '82 LS seat pan is pretty much shot, edges rotted off, holes, etc.  I took it off this past weekend to see if there was enough solid stuff left to weld on and pretty much decided it was a lost cau...

Started 11/27/06 at 12:19:27 by Justin B.
5 566 Last Post 11/28/06 at 05:38:41
By: Rob Valdez 79 R65
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Cracked/broken cable couplers
Anybody have any of these things break on 'em?  It's that cheesy little piece of plastic crap that the throttle and choke cables slip into where they "Y" from the singls to double. Tongue
This LS had...

Started 11/22/06 at 22:49:56 by Justin B.
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By: Justin B.
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Got the tranny out.
Well I got the tranny out.  Since there was a bit of oil coming from the throwout bearing, I'm going to replace the seal on the thrust piece.  But the throwout bearing (roller type) looks fine.  All t...

Started 11/22/06 at 16:18:18 by Semper Gumby
4 574 Last Post 11/23/06 at 20:04:52
By: nhmaf
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spark plugs
ugghh,  I know this has been talked about before and I could probably go to the old sites and find it, but I figured I'd save someone having to cut and paste it into this forum.
My bike currently...

Started 11/20/06 at 16:48:21 by Clutch (Ex Member)
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19 2150 Last Post 11/22/06 at 17:19:08
By: Rob Valdez 79 R65
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Gas Cap Stuck On - Help! - Bill Conquest 11/07/06
Bill Conquest Posted: Tue Nov 07, 2006 1:08 am    Post subject: Gas Cap Stuck On - Help!
This is strange - tried to take off my gas cap & it won't come off. It's a '79 r65 with a screw on cap.Whe...

Started 11/18/06 at 21:50:09 by Justin B.
2 462 Last Post 11/21/06 at 23:29:03
By: Bill Conquest
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What's this thing - Part two
I think that the'79 and maybe the '80 model year had an aural warning with the turn directional indication. Rob Valdez mentioned something about this on his bike.

Started 11/18/06 at 05:33:00 by Bob_Roller
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By: Justin B.
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Clutch alignment tool - Bob Roller 10/25/06
BobRoller Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2006 2:22 pm    Post subject: Clutch Alignment Tool
Being the cheap person that I am, I have a project coming up that will require removal of the clutch assembly. I ...

Started 11/19/06 at 20:17:05 by Justin B.
1 562 Last Post 11/19/06 at 20:17:43
By: Justin B.
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Electronic ignition - Chris79R65 10/26/06
chris79R65 Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2006 3:48 pm    Post subject: Electronic ignition
I am curious if anyone has upgraded to electronic ignition and if they could explain which parts I would need to d...

Started 11/19/06 at 19:57:20 by Justin B.
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By: Justin B.
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