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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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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
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By: Boxer Bolshie
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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
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By: MR.E
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Gertie.. from Rags to riches
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Started 01/22/12 at 10:49:27 by Lucky_Lou
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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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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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Job Done
The K75 is finished ..MOT tomorrow slide show as i near completion
http://s278.photobucket.com/albums/kk113/luckyloudiamond/K75%20Rebuild/?albumvie...
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Started 04/01/12 at 11:31:56 by Lucky_Lou
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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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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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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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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)
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By: Dave
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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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