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Author Topic: Newbie R65 restoration  (Read 754 times)

Offline DanZ3

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Re: Newbie R65 restoration
« Reply #15 on: April 26, 2022, 02:24:18 PM »
Finished.  Took a maiden ride to get gas.  Still needs inspected so technically not legal.  A couple tweaks etc. but overall rides nice.  Still need side covers but that can come later.

Offline dogshome

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Re: Newbie R65 restoration
« Reply #16 on: April 28, 2022, 01:08:17 PM »
Very nice  8)
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* Literally: To hit a dog with a meat-bun.:-O

Offline georgesgiralt

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Re: Newbie R65 restoration
« Reply #17 on: April 30, 2022, 03:53:11 PM »
Danz3,
Very nice bike !  Two things : The side covers have a tendency to disappear when the rubber grommets age. So you better off attach them using some sort of tie .... Don't ask how I know...
And how come your saddle is not the factory standard one ? Are this bike old Govt forces ?
Enjoy it ! It is a very fine bike and your looks so beautiful  !!

Offline DanZ3

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Re: Newbie R65 restoration
« Reply #18 on: May 01, 2022, 09:57:29 AM »
I do need new rubber grommets.  I thought of securing them with a separate tie to prevent loss when I do get some.  I have the dual seat but wanted the single.  I plan on riding on some undeveloped roads and wanted something new and comfortable.  The old seat is in good condition but due to age would need new foam and a cover.