Author Topic: Time for a winter project  (Read 546 times)

Offline marcmax

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Time for a winter project
« on: November 30, 2018, 06:52:22 PM »
I bought a running R65LS that was missing a lot to use as a spare parts bike. It has sat neglected for years. I am finally going to do something with it but I'm not sure just what yet. Its missing all of the body work, fenders, seat. Fuel tank was rotted out on the bottom so that is gone.

I did find a good deal on an R80ST tank and it looks kind of sexy on it so it will not be a restoration.
Keep your bike in good repair: ?motorcycle boots are not comfortable for walking. ?

1982 R65ls ? ? ? ?1984 R65ls ? ? ? ?1991 K75

Offline tiggum

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Re: Time for a winter project
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2018, 03:12:18 AM »
We know that it isn't really a tank from an LS (since you told us), but if it were painted the correct color, would anyone know the difference?  I was of the impression that these tanks (R65, R65LS, and R80ST) were identical except for finish.  At any rate, it looks good on there.....I see LOTS of possibilities!

Offline Bob_Roller

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Re: Time for a winter project
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2018, 12:36:28 PM »
I was thinking more along this, make a statement and get to know your local law enforcement !!! ;D
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'81 R65
'82 R65 LS ?
'84 R65 LS
'87 Moto Guzzi V65 Lario
'02 R1150R
Riding all year long since 1993 .
I'll give up my R65, when they pry my cold dead hands from the handlebars !!!!!

Offline tiggum

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Re: Time for a winter project
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2018, 01:00:01 PM »
THAT OUGHT TO DO THE JOB!  But I was thinking a R65 sport tourer, with a fairing.....