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    Paint that sucker!

    Hey if you want it a different color, go for it! I never liked the stock color of my R80 (that rusty red color) Went with black when I converted it to an RT cause black is the cheapest color. But...
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    Sticky: R80RT photo

    Photo of my 86 R80RT
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    oil leak

    gotcha! My 86 R80 developed a small leak right behind the front plate (behind the black timing cover) it always seemed easier to spray some Gunk on it and toothbrush it, or not look at it. Seemed too...
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    oil leak

    Sbrick: with a name like sbrick it makes me wonder- is this an airhead you are talking about? you never mentioned what model you are working on. DP
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    Michelin Madacams

    I have gone through two sets of Madacams and on both fronts they developed a BAD cupping problem. No problem with the Metzelers. The Michelin rep at the Midland National told me to switch back to...
  6. Poll: How old?

    I was 30 (1994) when I bought an R80 from a friend, converted it to an RT and have put 38k on since. Guess if I would quit buying old houses and working on them I'd have more time for riding.

    Had...
  7. Thread: 1982 r100rs

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    Got a Beemer and I want to paint it black

    I painted my R80RT black- cheapest color to paint, truly German. Pinstriped with white and blue- like the BMW logo. See at "Me and my bike" on this site. How can you go wrong with black?
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    tacho a bouncin

    Hedge: The tach on my 86 R80 does the same thing and it was rebuilt only about 6 years ago. at 4K rpm, constant speed, it rises and falls. Never seen it jump to 8 at startup. No helpful advice, but...
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    Sticky: Me and My Tractor

    Hello! My name is Dave Plogman, from Auburn, NY (Finger Lakes Region) this is my '86 R80RT. Converted from a R80 standard, repainted, including white Krausers and tailbox. 97K miles. Originally from...
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    How is rear brake switch attached?

    Having intermittent problems with the rear brake switch not activating the light. '86 R80 (monoshock). I've been feeling around behind the stamped metal plate, cant seem to figure out how the thing...
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    Photo of the tractor

    1986 R80 converted to RT with 1980 RT fairing. 96K miles. Now have a two year old (toddler) and a two week old, so she's not turning a lot of miles right now. Had since '94, painted whole bike black...
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