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    Yes, I have seen some of his videos - I am...

    Yes, I have seen some of his videos - I am looking for fewer F-bombs.... :)
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    Airhead repair videos?

    Hi All,

    I'm curious to know if there is a source for repair videos for the 1970-1995 bikes? I'm aware of Cycle Works series for the vintage models and Jim von Baden's videos for the newer bikes -...
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    RS or RT fairing bracket jig?

    I'm curious to know if anyone has made a jig to check / straighten / repair the main fairing brackets of the R100RS/RT and R80RT?

    Thanks!
  4. This is certainly useful information for when I...

    This is certainly useful information for when I do get my bike to my new home in Philly. I've been to the Cherry Hill Mall several times for things for the house - now I just have to convince my wife...
  5. Philadelphia Area: Trailer rental or purchase?

    Hi All,

    I just moved to Philly and thankfully convinced my wife to find a place in the city that has a one car garage (though it will never have a car in it!). I've been overseas for the past...
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    R50S Special Parts?

    Hi,

    Would someone please tell me, or tell me where I can find, a list of the parts that made the R50S special/ different from an R50 or R50/2?

    I know it uses the air cleaner housing that is the...
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    Battery deals for /5?

    Hi All,

    It's been several years since I've had to buy a battery for my R50/5 SWB, but I have to now. I prefer the sealed type, and I believe the one I have in there now is a Panasonic 18AH. Does...
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    Black paint on R65 engine?

    Hi, Hopefully this is an easy one - I'm cleaning up my R65LS engine, and I will be putting fresh black paint on the airbox, starter cover and timing chain cover. Should this be a gloss black or a...
  9. Follow up

    Alright, I see that just a few threads down someone else was seeking help on paint codes/colors...
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    I did check Snowbum's site:
    http://bmwmotorcycletech.info/pcodes.htm
    and the info that I...
  10. Paint code deciphering help please

    Hi, I would like to paint my R80RT monoshock in this paint scheme. I see several examples on Phil Hawksleys' BMBikes.co.uk site (and this photograph is borrowed from there - the fairing says "R100RT...
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    R65 seat swap option?

    I just learned that the dual shock R65 had a change in the seat cowl design sometime in the production run. In the attached photo, the silver bike has the earlier design (roughly '78-'80) and the...
  12. Thanks

    Thank you both for the photos and the links to the ephemera - I will enjoy many hours going through those old brochures!

    I understand that the R65 never came from the factory with double...
  13. Any R65's in black with double pinstripes?

    A friend has asked me to redo his dual shock R65 (not LS) in a classic black with double white pinstripes a la the vintage Earles fork bikes. If anyone has any photos of an R65 with this paint...
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    Boxer Brackets

    Then give it a spin (gently), and you have the timing and electronics compartments in easy reach....

    It's not the prettiest of things, but it gets the job done.
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    Boxer Brackets

    The addition of the struts makes it easy to work on the rear main seal and flywheel...
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    Boxer Bracket

    Here are the same brackets with a /5 engine mounted. You can see that you even have clear access to the oil filter housing...
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    "Boxer Brackets"

    A few years ago, a friend of mine and I whipped up what we decided to call "Boxer Brackets". They are a very simple design, small compared to these other designs, and thus very easy to ship. We...
  18. Need help moving oversize BMW item from SF area to East Coast

    I have a piece of BMW memorabilia (not a bike or part thereof) that I need to move from the San Francisco area to one of the mid-Atlantic states (MD, VA, or NC). It's final destination is NC, but I...
  19. Thanks!

    Another possibility to check might be:

    http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/rs77/[/QUOTE]

    This looks like the one - thanks! I'm embarrassed - we both joined the forum in September 2005, and you...
  20. 1976/77 R100RS Registry or owner's list?

    Hi,

    I know that I have visited a site in the past that was a registry for early R100RS bikes. I don't think it had a forum per se, but there may have been an email list or something similar. But...
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    Need a little help in Reno, NV

    Hi,

    I have a BMW item that I need to pick up in Reno in the next two weeks, but I am way out of town at the moment and can't get anywhere near Reno for a couple of weeks. It's basically 4 feet x...
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    Manual help? PDF preferred....

    Hi All,

    I'm overseas ("developing world" overseas) and am trying to help a friend with his R1100RT. Does anyone have scans of the owner's manual and service bulletins for this bike or of the...
  23. Cibie headlights on Airheads? (Cibi?®)

    Has anyone used Cibie (Cibi?®) headlights on their BMW? I'd be interested in hearing about experiences with them on /5(R65), G/S, and /7 models. Please forgive the non-Teutonic blasphemy of the...
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    Heel toe shifter for airheads?

    Hi,

    Does anyone have or know of a heel toe shifter for use on an airhead (R100RT)? I'm attempting to make one - any pics or drawings would be greatly appreciated!

    Thanks!

    David
  25. Car Talk suggestion

    Thanks Paul - I did not know about this service from Click and Clack. I'm sure I can find somebody using that website.

    Thanks!

    David
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