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    40 miles later and dry as a bone! I'm back on...

    40 miles later and dry as a bone! I'm back on the road.

    Sadly, it's possible that I installed the first seal correctly. I had the identical leak problem from it. Wish I had dug into the forum...
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    Talked to the mechanic and he said to take it for...

    Talked to the mechanic and he said to take it for a test ride. The graphite seal sometimes needs to heat up and set in to seal. Fingers are crossed - I'll update with results.
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    Update - got the seal redone by the shop. Put...

    Update - got the seal redone by the shop. Put the pump back on the bike. Still leaking coolant from the weep hole at the base of the pump. Probably going to have to take it in to the shop.:banghead
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    Thanks for all the replies. Apprieciate the...

    Thanks for all the replies. Apprieciate the advice.

    I took the unit to the local shop that works on BMWs. Looks like the main shaft is worn and needs to be replaced ($190). They'll install the...
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    Thanks - I appreciate the advice. I was kinda...

    Thanks - I appreciate the advice. I was kinda leaning that way. Just did not want to admit defeat so easily.
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    Oil/Water Pump Rebuild - 1996 K1100LT

    Short Story - blew a hose, replaced hoses, found gunk in coolant, deduced it was oil. Replaced the pump seals and botched it - had coolant leaking out the small weep hole at the base of the pump...
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    Foot peg

    Thought about foot peg position, but I'd have to move them too far forward to make any difference. Been riding a Honda Shadow 1100 for trial and the seating position works great for my problem. Can...
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    Beloved K is going up for sale.

    Oh well, have decided that I can't remedy the position problem - pads, bar adjustments, prayer, none worked. So my bike is going up for sale in the Flea Market section. If you know anyone in CA who...
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    Gonna try a few things suggested and see what...

    Gonna try a few things suggested and see what happens. I do love the bike. I'm vertically challenged - 5'6" with a 30" inseam but I ride like I'm 6'4" ;). Thanks for all the suggestions. That's...
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    Windshield is actually a stock that the previous...

    Windshield is actually a stock that the previous owner cut down - they had lower bars and the corbin is also very low - short person. I put a laminar lip on and it's great - looks kind of different...
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    Appreciate the suggestions. I thought of the...

    Appreciate the suggestions.

    I thought of the standard seat, but it seems to be the position of my feet in relation to my hips that is aggravating the problem. I thought about modifying the seat...
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    Pricing a K75

    Looks l ike I'll be selling my K75 :( - hip arthritis and can't handle the riding position without sever pain (going to try to find a 1200C). Not sure what a reasonable price is for my bike though...
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    Looks like a 12XX C

    Thanks all. I start to look for a cruiser while I sell my K. Gonna try to look closer to home first, but I'll keep Darkcloud's offer in mind.
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    K75 Hurts - Alternative models?

    I have a K75 and (unfortunately) bilateral hip arthritis. Only had the K for a year and a half so far. Love my K but can't ride anymore without severe pain. Want to stay BMW, but I need a bike...
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    Worked as advertised. Thanks guys.

    Worked as advertised. Thanks guys.
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    Thanks guys - I'll give it shot tonight.

    Thanks guys - I'll give it shot tonight.
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    Choke adjustment

    Took the dive and bought a '95 K75, joined the MOA - first real bike and I love the thing. Couple of items I can't find in the forum though....

    It was backfiring on decel and I saw that a...
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