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    j-h
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    R65 mods to R80

    What parts from the list below could be moved from an '86 R65 to a
    R80ST...and work?

    Halls Sensor advance unit replaced with Motorad Electric Alpha ignition system
    Heavy duty Diode board (Motorad Electric)
    New Coil (Dyna)
    New electronic ignition module (BMW)
    Motorad Electric Omega 450W Alternator
    Bing Carbs replaced with Mikuni VMs
    Last edited by j-h; 08-01-2011 at 06:25 PM.

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    Agreed, all those parts are identical, or nearly identical. Depending on the year, the carbs are either the same but with different needle positions on the main jet for the R80 and/or are one size different on the jet.
    BMWs in my garage: 1982 R65LS, 1978 R100/7

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