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  1. I'm not sure if this is the info you're looking...

    I'm not sure if this is the info you're looking for but...The R65 shared a few parts with the R80G/S and ST models. They both used single disks and used a deep disc carrier whereas the twin disc...
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    I switch to reserve at around 200 kilometers on...

    I switch to reserve at around 200 kilometers on my '83 R80G/S and have for over 130,000 kms.I've had the bike since new. Ichris is on the right track.

    Woodgrain
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    Prior to '77 you could either get Contis' or the...

    Prior to '77 you could either get Contis' or the dreaded Metzeler "Rille" for the front and the "C" Block for the rear.

    Woodgrain
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    The magic button is the answer. Having said...

    The magic button is the answer. Having said that...I also used the kick-starter, exclusively, on my '72 R60/5 for 60,000 miles because I never got around to repairing the starter switch.The actual...
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    [QUOTE=Lmo1131;794916]Here's a few to get you...

    [QUOTE=Lmo1131;794916]Here's a few to get you started. But remember, the R75/5 series is a 40 year old machine. It was originally fitted with Continentals (3.25x19 front (RB2) and 4.00x18 rear...
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    It has been mentioned in the past, and is...

    It has been mentioned in the past, and is probably conjecture, that the R100 models like their fuel, so it's preferable to have both petcocks "on" to keep those carbs fed.

    Woodgrain
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    Cheap and cheerful repair with ABS cement,the...

    Cheap and cheerful repair with ABS cement,the yellow stuff.Be careful it's pretty runny stuff.

    Woodgrain
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    I know a guy who had a rear tire go flat at The...

    I know a guy who had a rear tire go flat at The Finger Lakes Rally a while ago. It was a major PITA to repair. He wished he had tubeless tires...

    Woodgrain
  9. If you're not too anal about these things you can...

    If you're not too anal about these things you can replace the PTR's by just pulling the cylinder far enough away from the block to get the job done.Ya, I know if you need to do any other maintenance...
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    When you get the lens off and the bulb holder...

    When you get the lens off and the bulb holder out, take the two screws out and remove the clamp. You'll probably see that the clamp is bent. Straighten/flatten the ends on a flat surface(you'll see...
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    Riding in cold weather will do the same thing.A...

    Riding in cold weather will do the same thing.A few years ago,the fella I rode to work with had a funeral to go to, and since I didn't have a car to drive I rode when it was -18 C. My ride was only...
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    How often do you change the brake fluid? ...

    How often do you change the brake fluid?

    Woodgrain
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    I had a problem with fork fluid leaking all over...

    I had a problem with fork fluid leaking all over the upper triple clamp on my '83 G/S. It turned out to be the rubber vent tubes that run from the top of the lower triple clamp into the headlamp...
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