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  1. Thanks for the recommendation! The Run-N-Lite kit...

    Thanks for the recommendation! The Run-N-Lite kit is exactly what I was looking for.
  2. Converting front signal lights to running lights on 91 K75

    I have imported my 91 K75 from the US to Canada and in order to register the bike I need to convert the front signal flashers to running lights/flashers.

    Has anyone done this type of conversion...
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    ...and straight grade 40 in the final drive...

    ...and straight grade 40 in the final drive because of incompatibility with the seal material of the time. If it was simple we'd all be using Crisco...

    Woodgrain
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    Is that the same "guru" with one eye,who sports a...

    Is that the same "guru" with one eye,who sports a long beard and has a six-toed cat? If so, don't take anything he says as the gospel. He forgets to put wrist pin circlips in. This a direct result of...
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    You're in Calgary. Why don't you drop in to see...

    You're in Calgary. Why don't you drop in to see Dave at Anderwerks?

    Woodgrain
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    According to a former BMW dealer from California,...

    According to a former BMW dealer from California, the reason the BMW factory wanted engines cold when adjusting valves, was because of a problem with /2 and earlier model heads being unstable when...
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    The R50/5 had electric start as an option, it...

    The R50/5 had electric start as an option, it cost 28 pounds more than the standard model. The R60/5 on the other hand, had the magic from the beginning.

    Woodgrain
  8. Considering you can get BMW knock-offs by EMGO...

    Considering you can get BMW knock-offs by EMGO for $149 per pair from Omar's,I'd think twice...unless of course you can get them for $22.

    Woodgrain
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    I'm not sure if the question was asked...The...

    I'm not sure if the question was asked...The original R80G/S and the ST had more in common with the R65 main frame.It became clear when ordering relays for my own bikes. The R100GS had a wider...
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    Driveshaft housing capacity is 3.2 ounces or 94.7...

    Driveshaft housing capacity is 3.2 ounces or 94.7 cc.

    Woodgrain
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    No worries on the /5. There is only a felt washer...

    No worries on the /5. There is only a felt washer and a metal washer on the cam that actuates the brake shoes.

    Woodgrain
  12. Thread: Original Tires

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    The Cycle World test bikes of 1974 had Metzeler...

    The Cycle World test bikes of 1974 had Metzeler Rille 3.25x19 on the front and C-Block 4.00x18 on the rear, the same as my '71 R75 and '72 R60 came shod with. Although I'm not positive, they seemed...
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    As well as ST's and R80 G/S models of that era. ...

    As well as ST's and R80 G/S models of that era.

    Woodgrain
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    According to my sources, the difference between...

    According to my sources, the difference between DOT 3 and Dot 4, is that DOT 4 has a higher boiling point.It's probably nothing to worry about, when you're hurtling through the twisties on your '74...
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    Check the other forum and you'll see the recent...

    Check the other forum and you'll see the recent update that Rick is indeed still in business.

    Woodgrain
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    Squiffy, what happened to the little get together...

    Squiffy, what happened to the little get together that used to happen at the Findlater rest area. Great food. I was there in '04.

    Woodgrain
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    Ah yes, beautiful downtown Roleau. Butch, if you...

    Ah yes, beautiful downtown Roleau. Butch, if you remember the Lunatic Fringe Rally of 2004,I was the guy with the blue '83 G/S in the "Man Camp", with Roy and Scott from Yakima.

    Woodgrain
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    Although your RS looks like it needs a shave, I...

    Although your RS looks like it needs a shave, I think Pirsig would dig it.

    Woodgrain
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    :wave Hey Bob,you likee the RS eh? Good choice....

    :wave Hey Bob,you likee the RS eh? Good choice. Back when I (we) had hair, I used to ride around the Whistler and Pemberton area with Phil Funnel. Your daughter is fortunate to be able to live in...
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    ...in addition, the large /5 tank has an aluminum...

    ...in addition, the large /5 tank has an aluminum filler cap which releases from the rear, the later /6 tank has a chrome filler cap which releases from the front. As mentioned above, the /6 tank...
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    He treated me well when I was there in March...

    He treated me well when I was there in March during Daytona week.Unlike BMW of Daytona, he had the parts I was looking for, in stock. He also took the time to answer a few technical questions I...
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    Years ago, there was an outfit called Tefco which...

    Years ago, there was an outfit called Tefco which made bolt on lowers, actually leg shields. I used to see them at rallies (Oshkosh '76). Urals have an inferior type,IMHO, which they use on their...
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    I had the same problem with my R60/5. If you want...

    I had the same problem with my R60/5. If you want to do it the cheap and cheerful way, tighten the spigots as well as you can, then use RED Locktite. Squeeze the Locktite into the mating surface of...
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    I'm surprised you actually got Airhead parts from...

    I'm surprised you actually got Airhead parts from them. In the past they left much to be desired for Airhead service or advice. Things haven't improved since Ailsa Craig...

    Woodgrain
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    I'm surprised you actually got Airhead parts from...

    I'm surprised you actually got Airhead parts from them. In the past they've left much to be desired for Airhead service or advice. Things haven't improved since Ailsa Craig...

    Woodgraon
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