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  1. Teaser

    Thanks for a great armchair travelogue.
    Paul Harvey would have given you "two thumbs up".
    Do it again.
    Where are you going next ?
    Charlie
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    '87 K75 Oil Leak

    Take the belly pan off for a while and leave it off until leak has been repaired. Go for a ride when the engine is clean. Then, first check the engine oil drain plug an the oil filter cover screws....
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    '92 K75 Thermostat

    Within the last year I reconditioned the cooling system on a 1992 K75. I did replace the thermostat even though it functioned properly for 20+ years. The thermostat was $55 and I thought that was...
  4. Thread: 1995 k75

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    1995 k75

    Thanks very much for the knowledge and the information Paul.
    Charlie
  5. Thread: 1995 k75

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    1995 k75

    The '95 K75 has a single hose running from underneath the fuel tank to a small pipe stub at the top of the front engine case below the radiator. As an update, is this hose supposed to be...
  6. I don't read ride reports. Glad I didn't miss...

    I don't read ride reports. Glad I didn't miss this one.
    This report has been excellent.
    Thank you.
    Is intermission over ?
  7. Rig feedback

    Bought one of those Velorex cars in the late '70's new for $650 and the retail was around $900 maybe.
    Minimal rig that could have used a 5th or 6th connection point to strengthen the marginal 4 pt...
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    Side Stand

    One of the many things that were fixed like that with a "pop top tab" in the olden days. They were literally everywhere. Gladly no more.
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    Pushrod Seals

    You may also try to just tap the leaking seal back in and change a leak to a minor weep. A homemade tool from old handlebar sliced lengthwise and cut on an angle provided a drift to tap seals back...
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    Road foodies

    Thanks to the member who advised to stop in the Hilltop Restaurant, in L"Anse, Michigan for a cinnamon roll/sweet roll. Bigger than a coffee cup saucer and 5" to 6" tall maybe and got one fresh out...
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    "Clunk"

    Any update on the clunking ?
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    '92 K 75 Misfiring

    Had this problem (constant misfiring) earlier this year around 5/5/14 and was given this advice in this Forum after Heet solved a severe misfiring problem. For the second time since then I have been...
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    Off to New Zealand this November

    Also look at the older thread here in "Just Ridin' for "New-Zealand-Edelweiss-Motor-Cycle-Tour" on page 3
    Only a little dated but good variety.
    Don't get bogged down w/ information.
    1$NZ = 87-88...
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    Foodies

    My wife (pillion) and I in found a nice place Sunday morning in downtown Marquette, MI. We were on our way to the National in St Paul and had time to explore downtowns. We smelled breakfast on a...
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    "Clunk"

    I was very interested in this thread when it started. A little surprised that it stalled, since there are a lot of K75 engines out there. I also don't really have suggestions for your specific...
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    Solo

    Post #39 "I'm very difficult to get along with."
    And "I don't ride well with others. You wouldn't enjoy it" (True also) are the best replies when someone asks to tag along or you are asked to tag...
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    Foodies

    Good tip also.
    When are the pie people going to chime in ?
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    Road Foodie Memories

    This Post reminded me of the time years (and maybe years) ago my wife and I were tired and hungry and mainly just wanted a break while on the road. South-West end of Rt 209 in PA near the Delaware...
  19. Thread: Tips at shop?

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    Tips ?

    Gave a real mechanic a warm fresh loaf of sourdough bread with a warm stick of butter once and don't remember anyone so appreciative. Do something if it is deserved and be sincere.
    Charlie
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    I want this motorcycle!

    I want one too! Good for the designer. Oh wait a minute, I think I'll have a second year model, but I sure do want one.
  21. Thread: Retirement!!!

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    Retirement!!!!

    I added another exclamation point to the title. I cannot believe how nice retirement is, and it keeps getting better.

    Riding/motorcycles are my 1st hobby and I left on a months ride 2 days...
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    Good one Lee! Post # 6

    Good one Lee! Post # 6
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    After intense and lengthy searching, I think I...

    After intense and lengthy searching, I think I found one, one time, stuck to a bracket ( cable guide ?) above the throttle body as I had pulled the cable out from the bottom. Could also be along the...
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    You can also go northwest from Lexington on Rt 39...

    You can also go northwest from Lexington on Rt 39 thru Goshen Pass to Goshen. Fun road and guaranteed that you can sit by and in the Maury River.
    From Goshen, you can take Rt 42 north to...
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    Virginia Northerly Roads

    North of Roanoke and south of Buchanan get on Rt 11 ( it parallels Int 81). It provides a slower pace (circa 1950's) with typical Shenandoah Valley towns. Go right through the center of these small...
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