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    SOLVED r75/5 left handlebar horn/dimmer switch

    SOLVED.........PUSH the horn button in and take circlip off post in the back.



    My headlight doesn't work because the green/red and yellow/white wires have

    pulled out of the circuit board of...
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    r75/5 idle adjustment

    1973 R75/5 w/ bing 64/32/9 & 10.

    When I try to adj idle on the carbs, one at a time to 1000 rpm per Clymers.(pull opposite plug wire and ground extra spark plug ,adj idle to 1000 rpm leaving spark...
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    wife wants windshield for 1973 LWB R75/5

    My wife wants a windshield for her 1973 LWB R75/5.

    Any recommendations are appreciated?

    Does the /5 headlight bucket make a difference?

    She's 5'9" and has "euro type" bars that are 32" wide....
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    Eureka!! I found it!!! The smaller wire coming...

    Eureka!! I found it!!!

    The smaller wire coming off the battery is indeed Red covered in a BLACK heat
    shrink like plastic.

    So untill I stripped the wire back to start ohming it out I thought I...
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    Thanks this is only schematic I've seen with two...

    Thanks this is only schematic I've seen with two wires coming from the battery.
    I have the tank off and have been trying to find the end of the other wire.
    This will help....Al


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    Yes, I have two wires.The starter wire and this...

    Yes, I have two wires.The starter wire and this other wire,however,the schematic shows only one wire...Alan
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    1973 R75/5 extra wire to battery//Mystery Solved!!!

    I'm sorting through a "new to me 1973 R75/5" and came upon a fairly heavy gage Black wire that goes to the + terminal of the battery.

    It goes inside the wiring loom that runs along the frame so I...
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    Would you post a pic a little further away so we...

    Would you post a pic a little further away so we can see the whole bike and seat.

    Thanks....Al
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    Sticky: This is my wife's Other R75/5 which she so...

    This is my wife's Other R75/5 which she so graciously lets me ride..:dance..Alan

    http://i1170.photobucket.com/albums/r534/turk73/bmwr755afterhandlebarswap003.jpg
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    Sticky: Joni's 1973 R75/5

    My wife's new 1973 R75/5.

    Installed new handlebars,mirrors, and a rack.

    Now, on to other maintenance stuff.

    Yes,we have the battery covers..;)....Alan

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    Sticky: test pic

    http://s1170.photobucket.com/albums/r534/turk73/
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    noob

    I am a NOOB and decided to buy the DVD.

    I Loved it.

    I can go back and look at any step anytime I like.

    For someone new like me just watching how someone handles the tools and how

    to...
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    I went to a Tech Day in Oklahoma before I bought...

    I went to a Tech Day in Oklahoma before I bought my R100s and I couldn't have felt/been more welcome!!

    Everyone was more than willing to share their time and expertise!!

    Don't forget Yahoo...
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    You gotta Keep the Seat!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ...

    You gotta Keep the Seat!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :laugh.....Al
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    I'm afraid of messing up the threads in the carb...

    I'm afraid of messing up the threads in the carb body and then I'd be in deeper.
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    vacuum port screw head twisted off

    I am doing my first Bing carb rebuild and I ran into a P.O.S. carb.

    Trying to remove the vacuum port screw I tore the head off.

    Can I leave as is?

    I figure if I cant get it out, it shouldn't...
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