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  1. Thread: battery??

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    Walmart sells a Lead Acid battery for about...

    Walmart sells a Lead Acid battery for about $48..It comes with a acid pack. It is not listed, but if you take your measurements or your old battery in you can find it on the shelf,
    I like the old...
  2. I've got those Michelin Activ's on my 1978 R80/7 ...

    I've got those Michelin Activ's on my 1978 R80/7 Great tires. Good for everything.
    One thing about those tires thou is that they are very stiff in the sidewall/bead and it would be a project to...
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    Quite the rig you've got going there.:wave I...

    Quite the rig you've got going there.:wave
    I thought if that were mine I might install a oil temp and oil pressure gauge.
    Those VDO gauges were common on aircooled VW's back in the day. Long...
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    The OP says he has a wobble at around 30 mph. I...

    The OP says he has a wobble at around 30 mph. I would hazard a guess that a new front tire installed and balanced would do wonders for the problem!
    Personally I would consider putting two new...
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    Long full power sessions turns the pipes blue;...

    Long full power sessions turns the pipes blue; Its normal
    Sounds like you have the timing spot on.
    If any doubt, look at your spark plug tip color, consulate a plug color chart.
    Any more doubt go...
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    Those rear wheel splines, while somewhat worn for...

    Those rear wheel splines, while somewhat worn for sure, look just like mine on my 1978 R80/7 with 45 k on the odometer. They are a wear item.
    They will go many many more thousands of miles, if...
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    Hey BH Great pics Bishop Castle is a Must See...

    Hey BH
    Great pics

    Bishop Castle is a Must See / Site Visit for all that like to build, design, dream big. It is unreal. Off the chart unreal.

    Mr. Bishop, who I got to meet last fall, is...
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    Mono RT Are the slip rings the the things the...

    Mono RT
    Are the slip rings the the things the brushes contact?
    Signed
    Electrically challenged
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    Hypothetical situation along this thread: Your...

    Hypothetical situation along this thread:
    Your clutch cable breaks and you cannot get a tow, you have to ride it home.

    How can you disable the clutch starting switch and the gearbox neutral...
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    Hey Brian No that's not normal; when you ride...

    Hey Brian
    No that's not normal; when you ride off, it should come up completely on its own power.
    Take a look at your attachment bolts, these tend to bend over time. When you put the bike up on...
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    Hey Steve I also have a K75RT I feel your pain,...

    Hey Steve
    I also have a K75RT
    I feel your pain, er, hot leg issue.
    As far as plugging that hot air gap, go to a ACE Hardware or such and ask for Painters Backer Rod, or Caulking Backer Rod.
    It is...
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    For what its worth here is what I have done twice...

    For what its worth here is what I have done twice and it worked for me.
    I got a taller than needed windscreen.
    I have two riding positions; sitting tall with a straight back and sitting lower with...
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    Woodys Wheel Works in Denver Colorado is also a...

    Woodys Wheel Works in Denver Colorado is also a excellent shop to have wheels straightened / trued.
    I mailed them my K75 front wheel with a big ding in the bead area and they fixed it put in new...
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    Have checked / adjusted the valves? If the...

    Have checked / adjusted the valves?
    If the valves are too tight due to valve seat recession and there is low compression it won't start.
    I had this problem with my 78 R80/7.
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    1990 K75 RT wierd current draw

    My 1990 K75 wouldn't crank last week, so I charged the battery [ a 4 yr old BMW Excide ] and it started right up.
    3 days later same thing, hmmmmmm
    I checked for a battery killing current draw...
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    1990 K75 RT needs a new Battery

    Could I please get some advice on a new Battery
    Looking for good Value, don't really want to spend a ton here
    I'm leaning towards a old school lead acid as they seem to last the longest.
    Also my...
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    Kent Thanks for the engine fuel lead article...

    Kent
    Thanks for the engine fuel lead article link
    What a fantastic history lesson, it appears to be very well researched.
    As a small airplane pilot, it made me aware of the hazards involved with...
  18. I completely agree with Anton A Dealer is always...

    I completely agree with Anton
    A Dealer is always a good place to take a leak.
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    This may sound really crude, but after sanding...

    This may sound really crude, but after sanding down that rotor, if it still is out of true, [ got my flame suit on here ] I would try and whack it with something, like a Oak 4x4 or dense rubber...
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    My 1990 K75RT gas mileage varies quite a bit due...

    My 1990 K75RT gas mileage varies quite a bit due to different riding styles and speeds, of course.
    Cruising steadily at say 65-70 it averages about 40- 44 Mpg
    Riding with friends in the canyons...
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    That is one extremely clean engine! Good Luck!

    That is one extremely clean engine!
    Good Luck!
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    Competition Accessories sells this product...

    Competition Accessories sells this product called Ride On Tire Protection.
    From the text description and video, it looks like this may be what your after.
  23. Thanks for the advance process information, I'll...

    Thanks for the advance process information, I'll have to the cover off and look in there and take a look.

    I thought I might try [ here ya go Kurt!] and combine several long threads at once, here...
  24. Full advance should be in at 3000 RPM Advance...

    Full advance should be in at 3000 RPM
    Advance should start at 1500 RPM

    Set your point gap first, a little too big is better than too small and adjust your timing so you get full advance at 3000...
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    Gents With no disrespect to anyone, I offer a...

    Gents
    With no disrespect to anyone, I offer a challenge to the shorting method.
    Balance your carbs with the shorting method, go ride a few miles.
    Check it and maybe redo it, again.
    Go ride a few...
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