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Started 11/07/16 at 20:38:02 by Justin B.
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I have finally got the forum moved over to a new host and it works, for the most part.† I ran into major issues getting the files transferred as the old host seemed to be unable to provide the type of...

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I have been playing with the cafepress site and came up with a few items.  It was much more challenging as they will not allow anything with the BMW logo attached to it.  I had to play with some of th...

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Started 11/07/16 at 20:39:31 by Justin B.
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I have arranged a 5% discount with Gruber Power Services on their products.  I have had good luck with their AGM motorcycle batteries and the price is pretty reasonable.  To receive this dis...

Started 11/07/16 at 20:35:48 by Justin B.
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I have secured a 5% discount for forum members at Staab Battery on the Universal 12 volt 22 amp-hour AGM battery.  So far I have had good luck with them and they are extremely "affordable".  I will re...

Started 11/07/16 at 20:33:49 by Justin B.
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Started 11/07/16 at 20:31:53 by Justin B.
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A couple of folks have been unable to log in after the upgrade.† The new software now requires that you log in with your "login ID" with no exception.† I think the old software would allow login id, s...

Started 11/07/16 at 08:14:37 by Justin B.
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R860 in the making
Well, the day has arrived when there will be no more procrastination. It's time and the work that has been waiting (and waiting) will be done.
First there is the K100 front end to be fitted. As y...

Started 08/03/18 at 03:25:06 by Tony Smith
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K100 Front end rebuild
Here goes nothing, third attempt at posting this, I think that problem was my overly large photos.
Anyway, as some here will recall I bought what was sold to me as a K100RS front end to upgrade t...

Started 02/22/18 at 01:23:30 by Tony Smith
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Source of odometer spare parts.
The usual failure mode of motometer odometers is the gear cluster, these parts have been NLA for a very, very long time.
The last time the odometer failed on the wife's R65 I made a new gear by p...

Started 06/07/18 at 16:20:55 by Tony Smith
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By: Adrian
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Has anyone ever towed their bike using a hitch mounted tow device like the Slick Wheelie?
I know I should be riding it everywhere I go BUT when the boss wants to go out of town for a few days to ...

Started 04/19/17 at 16:23:18 by Billmc
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Heated gloves/jacket controller died
I have a Tour Master heated jacket liner and Gerbing heated gloves I have used them occasionally but don't need them too much here in Southern Ca. This week end I took a cold ride and when I really ne...

Started 01/22/18 at 21:05:00 by wilcom
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For those that still believe the K&N Filters myth
Bluntly they are crap. That my 1150GSA was fitted with one when I test rode it nearly resulted in me passing on it until I discovered it had...

Started 11/23/17 at 04:03:05 by Tony Smith
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Painting Plastic
I've talked to an auto body/painter I know and he told me there's nothing you can't paint, it just depends on how much time, effort, and, of course, money you want to spend on it.
I have a plasti...

Started 11/29/17 at 20:05:17 by BPT
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BMW R65/80 workshop manual wanted.
Hi, not sure if this is the correct location for this post but does anyone know where I can get a BMW-workshop manual or if itís even possible to download a copy? I have a Haynes manual but believe it...

Started 11/11/17 at 05:10:41 by brennain1
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By: Rob Valdez 79 R65
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IP Address
I've noticed that my IP address changes when I log in, I have not accessed this site from my phone in over a month and do not log in from any other PC .

Started 11/20/17 at 14:24:29 by Bob_Roller
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By: Justin B.
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Electrical connector source?
Anyone know of a source for this style electrical connector? Its the one that goes from the main harness to the transmission switch.
I'm going to get the transmission switch part of it, but the m...

Started 10/21/17 at 21:47:21 by DeeG
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screen refresh
Back in† the day when everything was "normal",† when I would click the REFRESH button it would refresh what ever page I was on. THEN..........after the hosting change I noticed that when I hit refresh...

Started 10/27/17 at 06:03:28 by wilcom
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By: Bob_Roller
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Adobe Flash Player Disabled
I went to one of my usual sites today and got a message to download Flash Player .
Went to the settings section for my computer and it shows that Flash Player is on .
When I go to the Adobe ...

Started 07/23/17 at 18:17:51 by Bob_Roller
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