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    Sticky: Correct - shows welcom beater. I logged in twice,...

    Correct - shows welcom beater. I logged in twice, once at moa, then at forum.

    Very frustrating.

    j
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    Sticky: I seem to be locked from the flea market, and...

    I seem to be locked from the flea market, and various other areas... I have changed my password, and verified registration. Help?

    I need to spend money....
    from the flea market:
    Posting...
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    i'd be interested in seeing the list. j

    i'd be interested in seeing the list.

    j
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    i have an 82 r65ls with a liter motor in it. bolt...

    i have an 82 r65ls with a liter motor in it. bolt in.
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    i have seen more pretty welds fail than ugly...

    i have seen more pretty welds fail than ugly ones...

    My favorite a few years back was when the rock crawling world got big, was small shop welders were using mig to get a tig look by starting and...
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    fat, wide and stiched. cool Everyone wants...

    fat, wide and stiched. cool

    Everyone wants that stack o dimes look, but you can see where he stiched this together an inch or so at a time. which, btw, is correct.

    try not to have to form near...
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    thats funny right thar... seriously though,...

    thats funny right thar...

    seriously though, cold work, anneal, douse in pickle solution, then cold work, repeat. I think you've probably figured that out. Also, turkey fryer burners make great...
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    sorry - I misunderstood. I thought I saw that you...

    sorry - I misunderstood. I thought I saw that you were using 12ga (.080). 16ga is still overkill, and yes, the strength will come from having the finished shape. The trick will be to make sure you...
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    Seriously? 12ga? wow. you're a stud. 16ga would...

    Seriously? 12ga? wow. you're a stud. 16ga would have been fine man, but hey, they're your arms.. lol

    what type of al are you trying to work with? 6061? 7005? aluminum has a pretty narrow range to...
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    couldn't agree more with all the above. I have...

    couldn't agree more with all the above. I have had many bikes, and I would rather go naked these days vs handlebar.

    FYI - I just picked up an rt and a hannigan st for the r65/100, if I decide not...
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    Scored an rt today too! Pics soon.

    Scored an rt today too! Pics soon.
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    I am hoping my bars will be ok, they are a mid...

    I am hoping my bars will be ok, they are a mid rise on the r65, lower than the us spec r100's, and slightly higher than the euro/flat bars. I guess we'll see!

    j
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    dude - I think the rs/rt is way better as well....

    dude - I think the rs/rt is way better as well. however, people be real proud of them, so we'll see what karma brings me. Enough people love the hannigans, so if I need to sell it for what I paid, so...
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    well, it seems I am the proud owner of a...

    well, it seems I am the proud owner of a hannigan. Even have a line on a stock rs fairing... we'll see which one wins.

    i know the hannigans are great supposedly, but it just looks so "mad max"...
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    so I know that I am new here, but there is a...

    so I know that I am new here, but there is a reason my knickname is beater

    i am a metal artist in my spare time, and I am watching this with interest.

    my only advice is anneal, anneal, anneal....
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    82 r65/100 hybrid fairing quest

    This is probably blasphemy, but I am considering other makes fairings to adapt to the r65. I don't like the mad max look of a lot of the frame mount fairings of the era, and vettas are only good for...
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    I can attest to this. albeit my fairing is...

    I can attest to this. albeit my fairing is smaller, but it is a handful at speed.
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    Yeah, this is not my first time at the rodeo, but...

    Yeah, this is not my first time at the rodeo, but there are short term and long term needs ya know? I have a line on a pichler, but we'll see. The pichler looks just like a ducati in the 90's, which...
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    @boxermaf - Thanks, I knew I wasn't nuts. ...

    @boxermaf -
    Thanks, I knew I wasn't nuts.

    As for the bike, it handles as well as it can for being 30yrs old. my track twisty bike is a highly modified 94 ducati 900ss so well comparison for me...
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    one more

    one more
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    intro and questions

    hello - a little introduction and some questions

    I have a wonderfully built frankenbike (no self flattery, one of my best friends built the bike) r65. It's an r65 with a 100gs motor, with a short...
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