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Old 12-01-2009, 12:10 AM   #56
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Location: caro, michigan
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Originally Posted by Almiscarado
I am working on a R65 to get her on the road and use it for commuting.

Sometimes I wonder if it will be really reliable enough for the job... cracking coils, hall sensor madness, freakin diodes can go bad, ignition module can fry, hmm what else?
But i am still in love with it and learning how to fix her by the side of the road :p


(might be trauma, but my R65 was the first bike that left me on the road and I had to call for help -> bad crack-o-matic coil = no spark)
here's a good place for specific r65 stuff if you haven't found it already.

i bought mine from an adv member this summer, and thanks to his efforts in maintenance and light restoration it's been exceedingly reliable and fun to ride.
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