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'81 R65 carb, head, cylinder and exhaust work
So, this isn't exactly a full restore deal, but I've rebuilt the dual ate brakes, and pulled the heads and cylinders for a good cleaning and some machine work on the valves, guides and seats.
I a...

Started 06/10/14 at 14:00:25 by ShutterPilot
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By: Tony Smith
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'82 R65LS Restoration
I purchased this 1982 R65LS last Fall (2016) and got it somewhat cleaned up to the condition you see here. My first goal was to learn about it - the maintenance, what has been done and what needs to b...

Started 03/10/17 at 09:16:32 by marcmiller001
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By: Soeren
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1982 R65LS Restoration
New to the R65 and new to this site.
Just finished restoring a LS.  It sat outside for 2 years without protection and suffered a lot of water damage.
Here is a link to some assembly pics:<br...

Started 03/27/17 at 08:44:20 by brumohr
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By: marcmiller001
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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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1983 R65LS - Complete Frame off project
As with many of these stories. It all start on Craigslist. Some kid who didnt know what he had sold me this bike for 1K. Needs a tons of TLC but has compression and most of the parts are there. No key...

Started 03/13/14 at 14:13:35 by tc80211
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1984 R65
Here's a picture dump of where I'm at with old rusty.  Have bearing pullers/new bearings for the steering head and swingarm.  As soon as they're out it's off for powder coating.  Will be painting swin...

Started 05/13/16 at 13:58:58 by kayakr65
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By: Craig C.
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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)
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By: livingdeadhead - Ex Member
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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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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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83 r65 first build
Well it might take time between upgrade posts but here's what I'm starting with.

Started 08/05/15 at 18:14:42 by Whiskeyracer (Ex Member)
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By: montmil
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Aegis Chris R65 Rebuild
Testing picture size

Started 08/29/13 at 11:52:32 by Chris S
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By: Mike V
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Almost There...
Waiting for a couple of small parts, then MOT test, road tax, insure and off we go...

Started 02/14/17 at 09:15:26 by Chris S
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