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    Sticky: My 1974 R75/6 with R90S jugs. She is a work in...

    My 1974 R75/6 with R90S jugs. She is a work in progress and original fenders are the next addition. Once they are installed, she will be in all original condition as the tank, seat and the fenders...
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    Here is the story on the brake failure light: the...

    Here is the story on the brake failure light: the /7 series large tank is overlapped by the replacement seat. When my large backside is applied to the seat, it pushes the tank down on to the master...
  3. Thread: BRP fall trip

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    +1 for Chris' observation. We go to Western North...

    +1 for Chris' observation. We go to Western North Carolina every fall and during the third week some colors are already past their prime. While there be sure to ride NC 28!
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    46057 Great ride to Martin Dam from Auburn...

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    Great ride to Martin Dam from Auburn Alabama. State Highway 50 has a combination of curves and elevation changes unseen this far from the mountains.
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    Dennis, the alternator is charging. The...

    Dennis, the alternator is charging. The multi-connector in the back of the instrument cluster basically fell out. Ta-daaaa! Someone put the Phillips screw into the instrument cluster, THEN plugged in...
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    You are so right, Kurt. The oil light is fine,...

    You are so right, Kurt. The oil light is fine, the charge light is not working. I feel like I am so close to finding it, but can't lay hands on the correct connector. The charge light and the brake...
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    My phone won't let me edit the thread, but the...

    My phone won't let me edit the thread, but the brake fail light works when you loosen the reservoir cap just not on startup. And that oil light...
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    Idiot Lights Out on 1974 R75/6

    I hope someone can point me in the right direction. Yesterday, I completed a 90-mile ride with no issues whatsoever. This morning when I turned on the ignition key, I had no idiot lights. The turn...
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    Airhead owners in Auburn/Opelika, Alabama

    I am spending a couple of weeks in Auburn, Alabama and have seen two gorgeous airheads. On yellow retro-modern bike with sidecar and a Caribbean Blue R60/5 on East University Blvd. Anyone out there...
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    I found an original 1974 R75/6 seat so I should...

    I found an original 1974 R75/6 seat so I should have no issue with the tank. This will bring the bike back to its original appearance. I am loving this machine!45959
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    Dennis, you are good! The tank is /7 series and...

    Dennis, you are good! The tank is /7 series and is in very bad shape (rust, dents) and will be replaced with a beautiful, original condition /6 series 3.5 gallon black with white pinstripes tank next...
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    Sunday Afternoon Ride

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    Was out for a ride this past Sunday and stopped in Chipley, Florida. A short ride turned into 176 miles. I am so...
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    Absolutely gorgeous machine. Mine is finally to...

    Absolutely gorgeous machine. Mine is finally to the stage where I can safely ride it so Sunday afternoon I took a short ride...176 miles. You and I are starting our adventures at the same time and I...
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    As a bicyclist in the Deep South, I recomment you...

    As a bicyclist in the Deep South, I recomment you not only pack water, but get packets (shots) of electrolytes to prevent the water from washing out yours. I take one at the beginning of a ride and...
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    Good catch. My hands aren't connected to my brain...

    Good catch. My hands aren't connected to my brain today so I typed a "40" instead of a "50." As Dan Quayle said, "A mind is a terrible thing to have...and then to lose."
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    Dennis: I received a new master cylinder today...

    Dennis:

    I received a new master cylinder today from Max BMW so the brake fluid will be fresh and new. Also, the forks will be drained and refilled at the same time as they seemed to be compressing...
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    Aw shucks, I'm just a southern boy and that was...

    Aw shucks, I'm just a southern boy and that was the best way to say that I am clueless on where to start. Each post increases my knowledge and is very greatly appreciated!:rolleyes
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    As soon as I can figure out the account...

    As soon as I can figure out the account information, I'll put my location (Dothan, Alabama) and...hopefully...an avatar. This is not my first rodeo with forums but my mind is like that of a goose, I...
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    Oil and Filter Change on 1974 R75/6

    As I am awaiting delivery of my new master cylinder and sorting out wiring challenges, I recognize that my bike needs to have all lubricants changed since I have no idea how long they have been in...
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    My tank needs to be reconditioned and recoated...

    My tank needs to be reconditioned and recoated anyway, so I will stick with the existing cap. Many thanks for the answers! It is the 25 liter tank and I do like the extra fuel. If it ain't broke...
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    Will this bike be equipped with saddle bags to...

    Will this bike be equipped with saddle bags to contain the sound equipment to produce the loud "blap-blap-blap-blap" that H-D owners expect? That will certainly shorten battery life. Also will the...
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    Gas Cap Question

    This is probably a no-brainer for 99% of you but I haven't been able to find my answer. Will a flip top gas cap from a /6 fit on a /7 tank with the screw-down cap? My R75/6 has a tank and controls...
  23. Thread: Newbie

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    Newbie

    It's great to be a member of this forum. I recently inherited my brother's beloved 1974 R75/6 and I am in the process of sorting out little gremlins such as the brakelight, turn signal, horn issue...
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