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    Am I cheap????

    This thread doesn't belong here but I'd like an opinion as to the price of the MOA lottery. Previously ticket prices were $10 a piece and now in an economic downturn/slowdown the price is $100!!!!
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    K75 cases on Rt

    I bought the following brackets to mount my K75S cases to my 1986 R0RT

    http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMain.aspx?vid=51631&rnd=03252011

    I bought them from a company called...
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    Rear shock substitution

    The rear shock on my 1986 R80RT (naked) has over 100K kms on it and although it's not leaking I'm thinking it's time to replace it. I have a new (14 months) progressive shock sitting there from my...
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    Clear coat R80 covers

    I had my 1986 R80 covers bead blasted and clear coated picture attached if I can figure out how to do that!!!
    Not a closeup but gives you an idea.
    Regards, Jim
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    Clear Street Shield Mod 2560

    I have the same shield on my 1986 R80 for the past two years and am very satisfied.
    Solid four point mounting as previously stated and easy to install.
    Keeps wind off chest and lets me ride with my...
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    Hand Guards

    Transferred the hand guards from my K75S to my 1986 R80 RT ( now naked) and they work very well. Bought the guards from Max's I think???
    Regards, Jim
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    Starter relay

    Stoner, any chance you got a part number for the correct one??? Checked Realoem and Max's parts fiches and they only show one relay!!!! 61361389105 RELAY
    JIm
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    Turned key off motor runs on!!!!!

    My 1986 R80RT (no fairing) recently kept running when I stopped to gas up??? Made it home without refueling and engine did shut off at home. Noticed next day I had no head lights at all but when...
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    Twinmax newbie

    I recently purchase a Twinmax from a fellow who had sold his GS for use on my 1986 R80 was RT now halfnaked.
    I'm looking for a walk through reference/procedure on how to perform a tuneup using this...
  10. Fog lights

    I've mounted cheap fog lights from Canadian Tire (Canadian version of Auto Zone) got them for less than $50 on sale. For visibility during day riding as I try to avoid all night riding so don't...
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    BMW fairing

    I don't have experience with this particular brand but have a similar product for my 1986 R80. Actually have a spare if anyone is interested. Picture attached.
    They fit/slide with forked brackets...
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    Neutral switch leak??

    My 1986 R80 is leaking oil from above the oil pan drain plug. Traced by foot powder test. Bike has started leaking after a 1500 mile ride three weeks ago. bike has not moved since. There was a large...
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    Weak battery start=fused relay???

    Tried to start my neglected 1993 K75S (riding R80 airhead a lot!!!) and at one point when the battery was losing cranking power it seemed like when I let go of the start button it kept cranking????...
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    Integral Side bag locks

    I'm presently having my bag lids painted. Painter has drilled out the rivets to remove the locks and now I realize that my rivet gun is too large to get into the recess hole to replace rivets. Recess...
  15. Seat Recovering

    Did mine last winter. Stripped it down to bare metal, sanded heavy rust areas on pan then repainted using Tremclad/Rustoeleum. Repaired some of the dried up foam by gluing in new foam. One of the...
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    Stuck Valve Covers????

    Now that you know how to take them off, don't make the rookie mistake of over torquing the center stud when you re-assemble. Finger tight and a little more, you can easily pull that center stud...
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    Newfoundland and Labrador

    Got my N&L travel kit yesterday, thinking of returning as my buddy and I did Newfoundland four years ago but tried to do everything from Port aux Basque to Anse aux Meadows and from Deer Lake to...
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    Dual Sport R80??

    I have a 1986 R80 "S" (was RT) that I'm planning to take on some trips this coming season where there will be some regularly traveled dirt roads. I'm looking at installing dual sport tires, although...
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    Honda Moly

    Actually got my Honda Moly from local BMW dealer!!! Can't remember the price but not anywhere near $28, my tube is the size (diameter) of loonie and about 6 inches long. Local dealer recommended...
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    Handle Bar

    Just checked the bars on my 1986 R80RT and they are 28 inches tip to tip and rise about 2to3 inches. I find the riding position very comfortable for me, 5 feet 8 inch frame. taller and more upright...
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    R80S Decal/labels

    I'm presently in the process of converting a 1986 R80RT to an "S" and would like to replace my battery cover labels/decals to reflect R80S. Does anyone know where I can procure an acceptable label....
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    R80S Labels/decals

    I'm presently in the process of converting a 1986 R80RT to an "S" and would like to replace my battery cover labels/decals to reflect R80S. Does anyone know where I can procure an acceptable label....
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    JC Whitney mufflers on '86 R80??

    Has anyone tried their product (excellent price $89.99 each) on an 1985 and on bike?
    The cutof year seems to be 1984 and then the mounting brackets changed??
    Their add says any R bike to 2007 but...
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