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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
7 614 Last Post 11/28/17 at 16:30:58
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
1 202 Last Post 11/22/17 at 17:46:06
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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7 518 Last Post 11/04/17 at 10:29:31
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
6 412 Last Post 10/31/17 at 10:46:51
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
6 923 Last Post 07/26/17 at 21:48:24
By: marcmax
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Garage / Concrete Floor Treatment
Wanted to reach out to any of you that have any first hand experience with coating concrete garage floors.  I'm in the final stages of a new garage/shop construction with fresh concrete floor. The gar...

Started 07/01/17 at 17:45:51 by Mike V
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By: Mike V
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Newest project
Even though I have the repaint/rebuild of the '81 R100RT only about half way done I still felt I should start another project lest I get bored.
I have been using the '57 Chevy Rat-Rod as my daily...

Started 05/19/17 at 20:45:30 by Justin B.
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By: Justin B.
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need a source of electrical connectors.
Can anyone tell me what these are called please? Ideally I'd like to buy some that have a "guard" that can be fitted when not connected. i9f you have a source, please let me know.

Started 04/08/17 at 23:59:18 by Tony Smith
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By: marcmax
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High idle
It's starting to warm up here on the 3rd coast and that's making it easier to start the old girl.
On the other hand, after a "spirited" 30 mile ride yesterday, coming to a stop light the idle se...

Started 04/24/17 at 08:36:22 by Billmc
5 335 Last Post 04/26/17 at 12:57:08
By: Lordcargo
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Compression tests on cylinders
So after a few problems starting my bike (Recent posts) it turned out to be a combination of spark plugs, battery power and needing a general tune up.
The timing was slightly off, but all is work...

Started 04/24/17 at 09:21:23 by jamestnewsonr65
9 533 Last Post 04/24/17 at 23:26:03
By: Tony Smith
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The R65 clock. How to adjust?
Does anyone know how you adjust the clock.
Thought I'd ask on here before I trawl the net.
My bike came without a user manual and there's no obvious adjuster from the front of the dial?<br ...

Started 04/18/17 at 12:26:38 by Monman
5 273 Last Post 04/19/17 at 22:28:42
By: Bob_Roller
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Refurbing Shop Lights
I have a few light fixtures in my shop with buzzing ballasts, don't want to fire up when cold, etc, so I decided to try a little upgrade.
I ordered some rolls of LED strips and some small 12 VDC ...

Started 01/31/17 at 22:46:49 by Justin B.
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By: Justin B.
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TwinMax carb sync tool
Anyone  have or have used a TwinMax and have any comments on it? The reason I am asking is I found one at a yard sale still unopened in the original packaging. Paid $40 for it. The guy said he bought ...

Started 11/06/16 at 12:27:23 by marcmax
4 446 Last Post 11/09/16 at 16:41:20
By: Tony Smith
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home made Timing light
Hello !
Some time ago we discussed timing lights for our beloved engines.
I own one (see http://www.aliexpress.com/item/DIGITAL-DISPLAY-GOOD-QUALITY-PROFESSIONAL-TIMING-....

Started 07/09/16 at 12:52:06 by georgesgiralt
3 423 Last Post 07/10/16 at 06:12:04
By: Tony Smith
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New Garage / Shop Construction "Advice"
I'm getting ready to break ground on a new garage and shop at my house within the next couple of months. †I've been planning this thing for over 15 years dodging and prioritizing between 2nd...

Started 06/02/16 at 14:21:31 by Mike V
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