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Old 10-20-2008, 07:13 PM   #66
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Joined: Apr 2008
Location: Road Island
Oddometer: 5,942
Originally Posted by Alfons
Hello from Germany,

I am not sure whether this bike entered this world as an R 80ST since it was converted by the German Fallert company; it does have the proper R 80ST or G/S monolever rear suspension, but the front fork is from a K 100 donor bike, the wheels are 2.50 x 17 and 3.50 x 18, the engine is 980 cc with 38mm Dellorto carbs and 10.5 compression ratio, providing about 78 hp. It is a pity that BMW decided to phase out the old airheads, but enthusiasts around the world keep them going.

Ride safely

I am curious about that oil pan... I've seen several pictures with the "lower jaw" oil pan: is it standard? aftermarket? Assume that it increases oil sump capacity, and possibly depth as well?
XS650 becomes a VT BackRoadRunner
Loving the 80ST
I love projects that take twice as much effort as should be needed. Should be an Airhead motto. (disston)
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