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Lawrence Ayotte
Lawrence Ayotte
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Joined: 12/26/2015 17:45
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Elevated Engine Idle RPM

I found that my 84 R65 ran poorly cold and seemed breathless at higher rpm when set up with stock settings in the carbs. I did a minor muffler mod per...

4 years ago
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Elevated Engine Idle RPM

If you can make that vibration go away on an R65, be sure to let us know how! Seems most of them have it.

4 years ago
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1984 R65 jetting

Ok, now I know what the problem is and I learned that I should have listened to Snowbum’s recommendations about getting parts from Bing! Both 1 year o...

5 years ago
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Elevated Engine Idle RPM

Well, when it acts up again, I will try one of those choices. More a matter of what I had on hand at the time than anything else. It’s been around 4K ...

5 years ago
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1984 R65 jetting

I know where you are coming from. The rest of the bike is spot on. I rebuilt the bike from the frame up for my personal ride. I’m going to replace the...

5 years ago
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Elevated Engine Idle RPM

There is a little window in the side of the ‘bean can’ with a metal cover. Pry that cover off and you are looking right at the weights. Lubed with lig...

5 years ago
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Elevated Engine Idle RPM

Sticking weights caused that same condition (high idle) on my son’s 82 RS. That’s electronic isn’t it?

5 years ago
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5 years ago
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Elevated Engine Idle RPM

Sounds like sticky advance weights to me.

5 years ago
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centerstand bushings

Problem resolved and proper 11mm bushings on the way.

5 years ago
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centerstand bushings

Problem resolved and proper 11mm bushings on the way.

5 years ago
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Snowflake straightening

Well, the wheel is headed back my way from Arizona. It was only out maybe .010” and the changes were very reasonable. The shipping was within $10 of t...

5 years ago
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Snowflake straightening

OK, I'm glad I waited until I met up with this guy. He didn't appear very comfortable working on a mag wheel and suggested I go with the guys in Arizo...

5 years ago
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