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  1. Exactly what I did on my 87 K75T several years...

    Exactly what I did on my 87 K75T several years ago. The original was tired, the Progressive has been great (and it is reasonably priced).
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    Sticky: Not mine but nice -

    Ran into these two at the Rock Store a couple of months ago. Both are from Larry Romestant's - 'Special K' stable. Many very nice touches. The chrome/teal is now at Irv Seavers BMW (Orange, CA.)...
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    Here is my totally stock 1977 R100S with (now)...

    Here is my totally stock 1977 R100S with (now) 13,000 miles on it - this was the only color scheme for the 77 R100S (to my knowledge)


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    Yes the bike did make the cover of airmail -...

    Yes the bike did make the cover of airmail - although I think it got a little help from the 'girls'. Here is the same picture in color -
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    I would have to think long and hard if somebody...

    I would have to think long and hard if somebody offered me that kind of money for mine -
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    Actually - it was purchased from my cousin at...

    Actually - it was purchased from my cousin at what we mutually agreed was a 'fair' price. I think he liked the idea of kind of keeping it in the family of sorts. Also, I put about $1,200 or so of...
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    FYI - I paid $4,000 for a 1977 with 11,000 miles...

    FYI - I paid $4,000 for a 1977 with 11,000 miles on it last year. It had been in storage for 30+ years and was basically immaculate. It needed basic maintenance to get it road worthy.


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    Not sure about the 'glaring' problem that was...

    Not sure about the 'glaring' problem that was mentioned - but she started right up!
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    There is no right answer. Find one you like, use...

    There is no right answer. Find one you like, use good judgment, pay for it, and don't look back. You'll always find one cheaper, nicer, more expensive, etc., etc., etc. I just bought my cousins 1977...
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    Yes, removed the butterfly and replaced O ring -...

    Yes, removed the butterfly and replaced O ring - was relatively easy to do. Again, well explained and demonstrated in the DVD. I took the carbs completely apart and reassembled with #6 (complete)...
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    I don't think the rubber parts are off of the...

    I don't think the rubber parts are off of the bike - I have 3 kids so who knows. As far as the carb rebuild I did them myself. I bought the rebuild kits along with the Bing Manual and a 'How To' DVD...
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    Well - completed the final items on the 'To Do'...

    Well - completed the final items on the 'To Do' list to get the bike on the road. My friend, Brian Tinkler (owns the beautifully restored 1979 RT - transformed into an 'S' by him above, and...
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    UPDDATE - 1977 R100s

    Well, the project has begun - below is a list of what I have done the past couple of weeks and what I still want to do. Any suggestions of additional items or thoughts are welcomed. Keep in mind,...
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    If they are Krauser Bags the key number is on the...

    If they are Krauser Bags the key number is on the face of the lock - S150(?) and if I remember correctly S142 is the inside mount lock - both keys are usually in stock at Irv Seavers, Orange, CA.,...
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    Sticky: Got a new set of Pilot Activ's waiting to go on...

    Got a new set of Pilot Activ's waiting to go on the 'S'
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    Yes, it is on the list.

    Yes, it is on the list.
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    Sticky: 1977 r100s

    The bike just arrived from Michigan. I bought it from my cousin, it has been in storage in his garage for 25 years. Will begin getting it road worthy immediately, and am hoping the restoration will...
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    It is a Monark Silver King - I got it for my...

    It is a Monark Silver King - I got it for my 10th(?) birthday. I thought it was long gone (I moved to Calif in 75) but as the old man was about to throw it away my brother salvaged it and put it in...
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    1977 'garage find' R100s

    I wrote about this last year, that is my intent to buy my cousins 1977 R100s, well I pulled the trigger a few months ago (we agreed on $4k and I sent him a check) and I finally arranged the shipping...
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    Irv Seavers BMW (Orange, CA) has them in stock...

    Irv Seavers BMW (Orange, CA) has them in stock usually
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    Nice shots Tink -

    Nice shots Tink -
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    Seems like a lot of work when new cables can be...

    Seems like a lot of work when new cables can be had for $20 at Euro motocelectrics, just sayin -
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    Airhead tires

    Not to highjack this thread but - got a newbie question and my Shop Manual is at home. I bought a 77 R100s from my cousin in Detroit, it has 11K on the clock and been in storage in his garage for...
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    DITTO - I want to see a pristine R100s (77, 78...

    DITTO - I want to see a pristine R100s (77, 78 or?) for $3,500 - if you don't buy it I will. Just closed a deal with my cousin who has a 77 R100s in Detroit in storage in his garage for the past...
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    I have had both - you have/will recieve a much...

    I have had both - you have/will recieve a much greater level of protection (wind/rain, etc.) from the Windjammer than the Parabellum. I used a Windjammer for many years, never had the Parabellum but...
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