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Some of you might be interested in this...
Re-build log of a R75/5.
The detail is amazing.
Cheers
Chris
http://brook.reams.me/bmw-motorcyle-rebuilds/1973-bmw-r755-rebuild-project/61-bm....

Started 11/22/13 at 10:03:17 by Chris S
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By: AlfromNH
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Daily driver
All I've done mechanically is put a Euromotoelectric ignition in it.  Makes it a lot easier to start when cold, and it's not a piece of junk like the Boyer.
The fairing is from Airtech.  I got it...

Started 08/29/13 at 21:54:15 by quixotic (Ex Member)
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By: Dave Schile - Ex Member
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Finally!!!
Hi Folks,
Well the big day is almost upon me, next week the old girl will be sent to her new destination ready for the big rebuild.
I'm using MollSprings Motorcycles (http://www.mollsprings....

Started 08/23/13 at 05:28:52 by Chris S
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By: Chris S
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Cafe R Build...
I started my cafe build about a month ago. Ill Throw up some pics to where im at now on the project...Oh and all the OEM parts not used are for sale are for sale.

Started 01/30/13 at 09:28:25 by CafeRR (Ex Member)
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By: Dave 2
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1984 R65 twin shock strip down and rebuild
Hi all.   I've been lurking on this board asking various random questions about bits from an R65 I've owned for nearly two years, but I've not got properly started on it until now.  This is a former c...

Started 07/12/13 at 16:03:04 by MatthewH (Ex Member)
3 465 Last Post 08/21/13 at 05:44:33
By: livingdeadhead - Ex Member
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CaptainSlow's R65 log
Well today was the first day that I managed to get any time to look over my new acquisition - the 1983 R65LS previously called the Red Tomato owned by beemer. We haven't come up with a new name yet, b...

Started 02/14/13 at 11:58:04 by CaptainSlow (Ex Member)
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By: CaptainSlow - Ex Member
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SlowProgress
Hello, I have finally left the world of the unemployed/Semi-Retired and now have a part time job to go with my semi-retired status. This takes time away from my forum correspondence and my restoration...

Started 03/04/12 at 14:31:24 by Dave 2
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By: Adrian
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Starting the wake-up : )
Bought the bike new in '79. Accident in '89. Off the road since (long story). Decided it was time to start the wake-up/rehab/tart-up.
First step was to pull it out from under where it was stored ...

Started 04/11/13 at 19:49:14 by Armen (Ex Member)
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By: Armen - Ex Member
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My R65
Now then
Instead of adding pics to loads of threads on progress on the bike thought i'd start one particular thread!
This was the bike when i bought it

Started 02/07/12 at 16:33:13 by MR.E (Ex Member)
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By: MR.E - Ex Member
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My r65 monoshock cafe racer "Death Racer"
Hi all, names Tony. Love my air head and love cafe racers... Purchased this bike over a year ago and set about making it a cafe racer. Did a few things and was happy with it for a while. Now it is goi...

Started 04/09/13 at 18:56:21 by violetpop (Ex Member)
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By: violetpop - Ex Member
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LuckyD's Cafe Build
Hey everyone! Just wanted to start a post on my cafe build. Hope you guys enjoy!
Here is how I received. It's not in that bad of a condition.
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I bought a seat from Air Tech Streamline along with Boxer Metal re...

Started 07/11/12 at 01:02:23 by luckyd20 (Ex Member)
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By: MR.E - Ex Member
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trying to get back on the road..........
I've been getting my R65 back together for almost a year and haven't got it done yet. Maybe if I chat about it along with cleaning out the garage today it will get me going in the right direction or s...

Started 09/03/12 at 14:46:42 by wilcom
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By: wilcom
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Fresh Paint, and time to sell
Hey all,
Just thought i would share some final pics of the bike all done.
I had it painted with Cardinal Aircraft paint - High gloss, polyeurethane black.
I did all the prep work and ...

Started 09/23/12 at 19:09:55 by adictiverx (Ex Member)
6 957 Last Post 11/04/12 at 21:06:53
By: Dave
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Boxer Bolshie's '84 Restoration and Rant
Hey all!
This thread will be my "restoration journal" of the recent procurement of my 1984 R65 and other nick-knacks.
First I should state that I am a born again motorized rider.  I say moto...

Started 01/19/12 at 22:39:15 by Boxer Bolshie
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1983 R100RS Rusty Tank Restoration
DISCLAIMER: This thread is not meant to be a double post as I do mentioned my tank purchase in my R65 restoration page.  However, with the uncertainty that I will be successful in restoring my recent ...

Started 04/04/12 at 11:49:36 by Boxer Bolshie
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By: wilcom
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79 R65 revamp

Work continues on revamping my 79' R65. When I moved to San Francisco a little over a year and a half ago, I kept the bike garaged down here in San Diego, thanks to the generous Mike Valenti ...

Started 05/06/12 at 13:28:24 by Justin Morrison (Ex Member)
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By: Justin Morrison - Ex Member
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Job Done
The K75 is finished ..MOT tomorrow slide show as i near completion
http://s278.photobucket.com/albums/kk113/luckyloudiamond/K75%20Rebuild/?albumvie...
Lou

Started 04/01/12 at 11:31:56 by Lucky_Lou
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By: Chris S
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The K75 more of a Tickle
Than a restoration.... as can be seen with the fairing off its all cosmetic
Lou

Started 02/26/12 at 10:39:24 by Lucky_Lou
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By: Chris S
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R65 Tank pads? Pics or recommendations?
Hi fellas, I'd like to add some knee pads to the R65 gas tank. It has no dents for them (1984) so they need to be pretty thin. Anyone add these or have recommendations? Thanks, CO

Started 02/25/12 at 13:33:34 by CraigWV
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By: Boxer Bolshie
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Gertie.. from Rags to riches
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Lou

Started 01/22/12 at 10:49:27 by Lucky_Lou
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By: Lucky_Lou
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