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    competitive and responsive for both my 81 G/S...

    competitive and responsive for both my 81 G/S rebuild and my maintenance parts for the GS. nice dealing with someone in Ontario.
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    Sticky: will do, another tank in better condition will...

    will do, another tank in better condition will get paint, roundels and new decals... this tank is for trail exploration:)
  3. Thread: R80 S Trial

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    sweet!! wish I had the space and time to take on...

    sweet!! wish I had the space and time to take on project to that extent.

    Maybe now that we are almost empty nest I can convert the basement "make out room" into a workshop:) . A single car garage...
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    Sticky: #2106 '81 R80G/S WP4860 w/200mm travel, stock geometry

    First real ride today on the reconditioned bike... wow! Love it. Smooth, better handling good on the dirt road.
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    Valeo Starter refresh thread

    posted this in the Airheads area on Adv...

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=954653

    I knew about the issue of the magnets... a discussion of the gearbox plate separating and...
  6. Given that you stayed with the standard...

    Given that you stayed with the standard incandescent lamps in the rear you would not need the "diodes" to make the dash indicator lamp to work.

    No resistors are necessary for the LED blinkers with...
  7. LED winkies - R80G/S - my modification to the G/S

    I posted this to ADV rider. you might want to pick it apart or find it interesting.

    Started the reassembly of the G/S. Most of sunday was building wiring harnesses for various stuff including for...
  8. Update: Rusty was a great help at Max. ...

    Update:

    Rusty was a great help at Max.

    Housing and sockets available through BMW... not on the parts list for the g/s but he found them.

    Crimp Sockets are pretty pricey at 3.75 each and 6...
  9. Thanks for the investigation... First I will...

    Thanks for the investigation...

    First I will call Max, if that fails I will go search for controls that are not worth saving.
  10. are you saying that the pins on the harness are...

    are you saying that the pins on the harness are compatible with housing of the Amp connector? The BMW pin on the harness just snap in as the AMP pin?... if that is the case.. then Yahoo!
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    thanks...
  12. well that sucks... nice but not a match to the...

    well that sucks... nice but not a match to the harness. I would like to keep the wiring harness stock and interface to it with new socket connections on the controls harness... If I cannot find the...
  13. '81 handlebar control electrical connector specs/supply?

    Does anyone know a supply of these electric connectors? I would like to wire in new controls for my project without destroying the original ones that I would like to keep in tact just in case I want...
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    I did this yesterday on my g/s... 27mm socket and...

    I did this yesterday on my g/s... 27mm socket and ground the outer diameter to less than 35 for about 8mm up the length of the socket... Grinding: angle grinder in the vise, spun the socket with...
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    I installed a MRA X-creen touring version...

    I installed a MRA X-creen touring version windscreen extension to my OEM r100gs screen.

    Easy install with their drill template.. There is a clamp version but I decided to go all in.

    $129 at...
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    The Clymer 2v bmw manual covering models from 70...

    The Clymer 2v bmw manual covering models from 70 to 95... Is being cleared out at Canadian tire for 19.95

    It also covers the r100Gs... Thinking about maybe I will go buy a backup, mine is well...
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    Sticky: sweet CS...!!!!!!

    sweet CS...!!!!!!
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    Sticky: Are you sure the lamp and ring were not on the...

    Are you sure the lamp and ring were not on the fairing? As I recall my r80/7 had the same configuration and all I had to do is take the lamp from the fairing and install it on the shell??? Same thing...
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    Click on the picture, it links to a photobucket...

    Click on the picture, it links to a photobucket of many pictures
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    Thanks for the heads up.

    Thanks for the heads up.
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    mighty good shot to coordinate the...

    mighty good shot to coordinate the synchronization of two shots such that he got both tires:nono
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    Happy to say I was back up and riding in in...

    Happy to say I was back up and riding in in 26hrs:)

    went with Heidenau K60 Scouts, a shop just outside of Toronto (Avicious Cycle) had them in stock and shipped them to a local Husky dealer...
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    Nope, nice corner not too tight... Looks more...

    Nope, nice corner not too tight... Looks more like slice than a tear.
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    Nope... Nice packed gravel road with one...

    Nope... Nice packed gravel road with one perfectly placed rock slightly embedded to hold it's ground as I hit it cornering a right turn... Shadows and sunlight combo coming through the trees made it...
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    It was a great ride until.....

    Yikes! tears in both tires from a nasty sharp rock on a back road... it was not big but boy oh boy I hit it just right:(

    Was able to ride it to a stop with incident:)

    Thank-goodness my...
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