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    I found an original 1974 R75/6 seat so I should...

    I found an original 1974 R75/6 seat so I should have no issue with the tank. This will bring the bike back to its original appearance. I am loving this machine!45959
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    Dennis, you are good! The tank is /7 series and...

    Dennis, you are good! The tank is /7 series and is in very bad shape (rust, dents) and will be replaced with a beautiful, original condition /6 series 3.5 gallon black with white pinstripes tank next...
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    Sunday Afternoon Ride

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    Was out for a ride this past Sunday and stopped in Chipley, Florida. A short ride turned into 176 miles. I am so...
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    Absolutely gorgeous machine. Mine is finally to...

    Absolutely gorgeous machine. Mine is finally to the stage where I can safely ride it so Sunday afternoon I took a short ride...176 miles. You and I are starting our adventures at the same time and I...
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    As a bicyclist in the Deep South, I recomment you...

    As a bicyclist in the Deep South, I recomment you not only pack water, but get packets (shots) of electrolytes to prevent the water from washing out yours. I take one at the beginning of a ride and...
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    Good catch. My hands aren't connected to my brain...

    Good catch. My hands aren't connected to my brain today so I typed a "40" instead of a "50." As Dan Quayle said, "A mind is a terrible thing to have...and then to lose."
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    Dennis: I received a new master cylinder today...

    Dennis:

    I received a new master cylinder today from Max BMW so the brake fluid will be fresh and new. Also, the forks will be drained and refilled at the same time as they seemed to be compressing...
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    Aw shucks, I'm just a southern boy and that was...

    Aw shucks, I'm just a southern boy and that was the best way to say that I am clueless on where to start. Each post increases my knowledge and is very greatly appreciated!:rolleyes
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    As soon as I can figure out the account...

    As soon as I can figure out the account information, I'll put my location (Dothan, Alabama) and...hopefully...an avatar. This is not my first rodeo with forums but my mind is like that of a goose, I...
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    Oil and Filter Change on 1974 R75/6

    As I am awaiting delivery of my new master cylinder and sorting out wiring challenges, I recognize that my bike needs to have all lubricants changed since I have no idea how long they have been in...
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    My tank needs to be reconditioned and recoated...

    My tank needs to be reconditioned and recoated anyway, so I will stick with the existing cap. Many thanks for the answers! It is the 25 liter tank and I do like the extra fuel. If it ain't broke...
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    Will this bike be equipped with saddle bags to...

    Will this bike be equipped with saddle bags to contain the sound equipment to produce the loud "blap-blap-blap-blap" that H-D owners expect? That will certainly shorten battery life. Also will the...
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    Gas Cap Question

    This is probably a no-brainer for 99% of you but I haven't been able to find my answer. Will a flip top gas cap from a /6 fit on a /7 tank with the screw-down cap? My R75/6 has a tank and controls...
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    Newbie

    It's great to be a member of this forum. I recently inherited my brother's beloved 1974 R75/6 and I am in the process of sorting out little gremlins such as the brakelight, turn signal, horn issue...
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