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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)
3 341 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
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By: CaptainSlow
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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
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By: MR.E
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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.
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
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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)
6 769 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)
2 407 Last Post 06/13/12 at 15:23:36
By: Justin Morrison - Ex Member
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Job Done
The K75 is finished ..MOT tomorrow slide show as i near completion

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

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
Click on image for slide show...

Started 01/22/12 at 10:49:27 by Lucky_Lou
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By: Lucky_Lou
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81 R65 Restoration
Attached is my link for my restoration.  Lots of pictures for almost all assembly, and dis-assembly.  Can't remember having more fun wrenching. The bike was in very poor condition when I received it. ...

Started 01/22/12 at 11:12:54 by Mike V
2 356 Last Post 02/06/12 at 10:17:21
By: MR.E
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Misc Restoration Photos
I had the tang on the center stand straightened out before I sent frame parts to be sand blasted. As you can see from the photos of the seat that the pan needs work and the foam seat needs to be repla...

Started 01/30/12 at 08:09:50 by Dave 2
6 488 Last Post 01/31/12 at 23:24:40
By: Boxer Bolshie
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Ready for Sand Blasting but no Photos
Today I finally have my LS ready to take to the place that will sandblast the frame and various parts in preparation for powder coating Smiley. In another thread I thought I had decid...

Started 01/24/12 at 06:12:36 by Dave 2
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By: Dave 2
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