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    K75 C bars/fairing

    I am also 5'6", own a K75 with the C fairing and Corbin gunfighter (low seat).
    Previous owner also had the LT (high) bars on when I bought it.
    I did not like that set-up at all.

    Buffeting...
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    Wider bars for my K75?

    Anyone know of a wider handlebar that will work with my K75?
    My C bars just seem narrow.
    Thanks in advance for any info.
    Dave
    88K75C
  3. Thread: F800st

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    F? or K?

    I'm very cofused with BMWs letter system.
    Shouldn't this bike be a K800?
    I still don't understand why they used a K for the new transverse inline 4 (K1200s/r)
    But now with this twin (is it a...
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    Higher output K75 alternator?

    :help I'm planning on upgrading my 88 K75C electrical system for auxilliary lights,heated grips,communicator. ect...ect...

    I seem to recall reading/hearing about the K75RT having a higher...
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    FYI-2valve yahoo group

    Met a lot of 2valve K riders at Lima that hadn't heard of kbmw.
    So for those of you who didn't already know,there's a great Yahoo group for 2valve Ks at
    http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/kbmw
    ...
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    K75C handling

    r65lsk75c
    I own a 88 K75C and have improved the handling quite a bit by adding a Works spring kit and rear shock.
    Also my local BMW dealer advised me to switch from a 100/90/18 to a...
  7. Thread: Tour de France

    by snowcat
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    Tour de France

    Starts this weekend.
    I love to watch not only for the race but to see the press motorcycles.
    (quite a few K bikes last year/guess the R bikes juggs get caught on the racers pedals)
    Seriously...
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    Look at [url]http://www.bikesceen.com/index.html...

    Look at [url]http://www.bikesceen.com/index.html it's a company called Gustafsson.They make a sport and a +4" screen in 16 colors for the C fairing.
    They can also make a +2,4,6 0r +8 also....
  9. Thread: Post your mug

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    Sticky: That's me,my son Ulric,sheperd Spooky and the...

    That's me,my son Ulric,sheperd Spooky and the K75C
    http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/dnorris009@sbcglobal.net/my_photos
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    The new K/ so O.K. so what is it?

    Why didn't they pick another letter?
    O.K,you point out air and oil heads both have R monikers. So what's with the F bikes?
    just cause their single cyl.? and have chain drive?
    The 3 and 4...
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    One mans opinion on oil

    If when new the owner used BMW oil.You should keep using BMW oil.
    No,BMW does not make their own oil,but it is specially made for them.
    Different brands put different detergents/additives in...
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    Ride it like you stole it.

    Somebody on a new K1200S test ride?
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    brake problem

    K bikes are idiot proof?
    Don't think it was the fork oil expanding the seal after all.
    Not sure what happened but after taking the caliper apart,cleaning it,putting it back together and bleeding...
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    Thanks/update

    appreciate all your advice.
    Was nervous about getting the exact amount of oil in both legs because I
    thought the guy before me might have cause the right side spring to break by not having equal...
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    fixed something/broke something

    Got around to swapping the original fork springs in my 88 K75C with the WORKS set and to my suprise found the right side spring was busted in two places at the top.
    What could cause that?
    Should...
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    To change or not change my own tires???

    The negitive-
    I'm thinking by the time I buy the tires,tire irons,rim protectors,bead breaker and a balancer it'd be cheaper to have the dealer do it.
    I know it would save me money in the long...
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    Transmission problems

    O.K. now that the subject has been brought up.
    Removed my K75 transmission today for a lube and found the splines weren't dry but had definite wear.
    Is there a way to measure spline wear?
    ...
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    Thanks for the info, I found a 3.20:1 rear...

    Thanks for the info,
    I found a 3.20:1 rear drive with good splines(got lucky)on E-Bay so I'll Keep the same ratio.Only now with a 17" rim.
    great homepage by the way and good luck with your...
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    Thanks Don

    I also think the extra money's worth it.
    Good advise again as usual
    Thanks again
    Dave
    88K75C
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    update

    The final K100RS final drive is an 86 and the early style so I would also need the drive shaft.
    Now I'm having 2nd thoughts.
    Other than fit is there a difference?
    Why did they change the...
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    front springs-Progessive or Works

    Has anyone tried both the progressives and Works?
    I just bought a used Works rear shock and want to upgrade the front springs also.
    Works springs cost more but are threy better?
    Would they...
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    K75 final drive ratio change

    I have the opportunity to change my 88K75C 3.20:1/drum 18" rear to disk with a 17" wheel and a 2.82:1 final drive off of a K100RS.
    1. Is this a fairly easy swap?
    2.Will I need a different RH...
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    2 up Camping on a K75?

    Wife and I have never been to a rally or ever went camping by motorcycle.
    We're going to the Lima Ohio National next year and I want to ride down and camp.
    She's pretty tough when it comes to...
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    New K1200=Death to the old K?

    What's going to happen to the original design?
    Is this a K or a new species?
    I like all bikes including airheads,oilheads and the K.
    Will probably like this one too(Kompressor it and...
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    New member/k75 Supertrapp question

    Hello everyone,
    Owned my '88 K75C for a few years now but just now joined the club(I'm kinda cheap).
    Anyhow I'm interested in a Supertrapp for my K75.
    E-mailed a company spokeswoman...
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