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Fitting Brembo 4 spot calipers to R65.
I have acquired left and right 4 spot calipers from a K bike with the intention of fitting one (or possibly both) to the R65.

The bolting pattern is the same as the FO8s but of course the ...

Started 10/15/14 at 20:20:47 by Tony Smith
3 480 Last Post 10/16/14 at 17:10:25
By: John M
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Testing Diode Boards
My experience over the weekend leads me to suggest that diode boards should be tested under load and not with a multimeter.

I have a diode board that tests fine with a meter, but when sub...

Started 10/06/14 at 17:58:23 by Tony Smith
2 367 Last Post 10/06/14 at 23:35:17
By: Tony Smith
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Beef question for Texans
I have been working in Texas for the last month. Drove there and am flying out to other locations as needed.
When I motel it,  I have a lil BBQ with me so I can grill a steak or a chop for dinne...

Started 09/08/14 at 19:39:10 by wilcom
11 867 Last Post 09/11/14 at 17:55:22
By: Tony Smith
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Outdoor Gas Grille Won't Light
I've had problems the last few days with my gas grille not wanting to light .
Yesterday, I pulled it all apart and cleaned the burners gas jets, etc....
Still wouldn't work, I removed the ru...

Started 07/01/12 at 11:32:51 by Bob_Roller
8 1302 Last Post 07/06/14 at 09:32:28
By: Bob W
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Gonna take a welding class
There's a "hacker space" the next town over from me: www.makeitlabs.com
They have woodworking, metal working, electronic, and other workshop equipment. You can pay a monthly fee and use all of it...

Started 11/30/13 at 07:59:28 by AlfromNH
8 989 Last Post 07/05/14 at 12:26:56
By: bjamesw - Ex Member
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Barbecue Rub
Apart from my Beemer, my wife and my dogs, I only have one serious passion - Barbecuing . In my quest for the perfect ribs, brisket, turkey, lamb etc. etc. I have developed a 'universal BBQ rub, and w...

Started 11/24/13 at 20:39:40 by balibeemer
12 1138 Last Post 06/01/14 at 20:57:37
By: balibeemer
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My keyboard went crazy
my keyboard went h6naywire on my laptop. It\'-= putting5b out extra ch6naracters with6n a sinbg5ble stroke as you can see.

Started 05/04/14 at 17:44:05 by wilcom
5 499 Last Post 05/06/14 at 22:34:19
By: wilcom
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125 years old still going strong.
I bought this machine for £10 handle would not turn, quick strip clean and lube..... jobs a gud un it will not only sow cloth but also soft leather , canvas etc period correct (1887)  and perfect for ...

Started 08/04/12 at 15:02:22 by Lucky_Lou
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16 2067 Last Post 04/28/14 at 07:00:06
By: Chris S
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Picture posting.
I am having a problem posting pics. I have posted in the past and always figured it out with no problem. Now I seem to have na issue associating the pic and the page( [IMG][IMG} that I am dropping it ...

Started 04/22/14 at 09:56:01 by wilcom
5 456 Last Post 04/23/14 at 13:26:11
By: wilcom
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Powdercoating, DIY
The community workshop "hackerspace" I belong to has the means for powdercoating. I took a short class that demonstrated the process, and yesterday took my control perches in. I stripped them with coa...

Started 01/10/14 at 07:46:30 by AlfromNH
8 756 Last Post 03/15/14 at 11:46:09
By: suecanada
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Honda Moly 60
I bought a tube of Moly 60 for my clutch splines, etc. I've never used the stuff before, but I was expecting a thick, maybe even putty-ish consistency. The stuff seems like normal grease, even thinner...

Started 03/13/14 at 06:55:31 by AlfromNH
3 337 Last Post 03/13/14 at 15:56:39
By: montmil
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Closing Yahoo Account
Don't know if anyone would be interested in this or not, but here goes .
My credit card was used to pay for a membership on a porn site located in the UK, London, back in February of this year .<...

Started 05/18/12 at 11:53:52 by Bob_Roller
7 1153 Last Post 02/08/14 at 19:17:37
By: Justin B.
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Another air-cooled boxer twin
this was in the back corner of my landlord/roommate's garage. †Hasn't been run in 20 years or more.  My twin brother and I (I can't tell which one of us...

Started 06/22/13 at 10:10:42 by Luca
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By: Luca
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Lost audio on my computer
I turned the speakers on today, wanted to listen to a video, no audio, if I pull the plug out of the computer slowly, I can get a 60Hz tone, so I know the speakers are good .
I plugged the speake...

Started 10/28/12 at 11:37:38 by Bob_Roller
12 1552 Last Post 04/22/13 at 07:12:08
By: Rob Valdez 79 R65
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Another Computer Question !!!
Every once in a while, when I hit the space bar/key, I start deleting letters .
What did I do to start this ?
Any idea on how ro correct it ?

Started 02/23/13 at 14:59:17 by Bob_Roller
3 486 Last Post 03/12/13 at 17:44:38
By: chrisr65ls
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Protecting Precision Tools
I'm starting to collect a lot of precision measuring tools.  I always keep my precision tools clean, well secured in their plastic bags and stored in their designed containers but ... I've recently no...

Started 09/03/12 at 11:14:52 by Mike V
11 1301 Last Post 12/11/12 at 11:06:46
By: livingdeadhead - Ex Member
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Simple Carb
Spent some time after the "big" storm helping  neighbors get their gen sets running.  (since I run mine dry with some gas stabiliizer in the last batch I have no trouble)  Some REAL simple carbs on th...

Started 09/06/11 at 09:39:17 by Herr Stig
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By: bjamesw - Ex Member
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Automatic Logging Off
Yesterday morning when I went to this site, it was in maintenance mode for an upgrade, is my guess .
Ever since, when I go to another site, but don't log off, I am automatically logged out, this ...

Started 08/17/12 at 18:33:52 by Bob_Roller
4 663 Last Post 08/29/12 at 21:39:27
By: donbmw
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cool picture creator
i found a cool website that will take your original photo and remake the picture with other pictures.

Started 08/16/12 at 19:24:47 by jakebass12
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By: jakebass12
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