BMW Technical Q&A, Primarily R65 BMW Technical Q&A, Primarily R65
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New Seat Cover
Well I haven't been here in a while, and the new board is quite nice. On to my question.....
My stock seat has quite a few tears in the cover, and I am planning to get it recovered at a local cus...

Started 01/10/07 at 14:35:15 by vontresc (Ex Member)
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By: Paul - Ex Member
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Stainless Steel Axles
Has anyone used any of these?  I see them come up from time-to-time on e-Bay...  Seems like every old Beemer I buy has a really nasty looking rear axle, usually the front's not too bad.  I've been thi...

Started 02/17/07 at 23:28:20 by Justin B.
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By: Rob Valdez 79 R65
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push rod seal leaking oil
While we are on oil.........and oil leaks...............has anyone replaced the push rod seals on their bike. I am getting a few drops of oil from a push rod seal leak.....not enough to make me want j...

Started 02/13/07 at 22:27:27 by scottyintex (Ex Member)
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By: Chris in BC - Ex Member
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Oil, yes that old chestnut
Do any of you run your beemers on Synthetic oil?  if so how do you find it.
If not, what grade of mineral oil do you use, and how often do you change it and the filter?

Started 02/12/07 at 15:50:31 by its only me (Ex Member)
11 1030 Last Post 02/16/07 at 21:48:43
By: MrRiden
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Brake Hoses
Had a prob re-registering. My R65 needs this site, trust me!! So happy to be back!
Ok...leaking brake hose on my 1980 R65. It has twin front discs and Brembos. Pads probably contaminated...yet to...

Started 02/01/07 at 17:23:08 by BooG
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By: Semper Gumby
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Circuit Breakers Instead Of Fuses
Saw a post on Boxerworks about an owner of a Harley that installed circuit breakers in place of fuses. An interesting idea. I searched for automotive circuit breakers, and found one that will fit into...

Started 02/14/07 at 18:01:30 by Bob_Roller
3 372 Last Post 02/14/07 at 22:36:07
By: Semper Gumby
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Lower steering bearing inner race removal
I've a 1983 R65LS "project."  I'm currently trying to get the inner lower steering bearing race off the triple tree.  I've tried a bearing splitter, but can't fit the tool in because of the steering s...

Started 02/11/07 at 15:34:09 by ed_delaney (Ex Member)
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By: Chris in BC - Ex Member
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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)
12 1286 Last Post 02/08/07 at 18:20:24
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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19 1623 Last Post 02/06/07 at 21:48:16
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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23 1898 Last Post 02/06/07 at 20:19:12
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)
7 616 Last Post 02/05/07 at 14:02:36
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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19 1996 Last Post 02/03/07 at 20:10:27
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)
3 427 Last Post 02/02/07 at 08:30:12
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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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
2 344 Last Post 12/21/06 at 06:31:00
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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