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  1. Thank you Don for the quick and concise answer.

    Thank you Don for the quick and concise answer.
  2. Exhaust difference between 85 and 86-91 K100

    Hi All,

    I saw this one ebay: ...
  3. The more I do, the more problems I create... (more of a rant than anything) 1985 K100

    On a 1985 K100RS, I know it's 23 years old and rubber pieces and nuts/bolts need refreshing. The bike runs well, besides a high idle that I'm going to leave alone. I replaced the handle bar rubber...
  4. My brother is the worse mechani-capped person I...

    My brother is the worse mechani-capped person I know. He once asked me tohelp him remove a stuck cassette tape from the player (back in 1989). He doesn't own any tools because he wouldn't know how...
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    I replaced the 4 bushings with new ones. Placed...

    I replaced the 4 bushings with new ones. Placed the 2 small washers on the bottom and the large washers (one on top and one on bottom).

    But as I tighten the nut, it doesn't seem to "tighten" and...
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    good to know. I stand corrected.

    good to know. I stand corrected.
  7. Thread: K1 Prices

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    The one one eBay that sold was immaculate with...

    The one one eBay that sold was immaculate with something like 4k miles and sparkling paint work. Not to say other K1 won't raise in value, which it certianly will, but that one one eBay was as...
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    I;m almost certain it's ABS plastic. You can see...

    I;m almost certain it's ABS plastic. You can see the molding marks on the sides.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motorcycle_fairing
  9. You guys laugh. I personally have not opened a...

    You guys laugh. I personally have not opened a phonebook for a few months. Internet search is good for most items, but there are companies and certain businesses that target specific demographics...
  10. I know repair is a lost art, but years ago, there...

    I know repair is a lost art, but years ago, there were number of tank and radiator repair services that will clean out corrosion and repair leaks. Are those places all gone? Has anyone looked in a...
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    thank you Don for the always valuable...

    thank you Don for the always valuable information. BTW, I should have listened to you on the rear main seal (if you saw my other post and the difficulties I had with that). Yes, there is a spacer...
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    Took me a few days, but I finally got one of the...

    Took me a few days, but I finally got one of the springs out. There is one spring inside and it measured 18 inches or 460 mm. My Haynes manual and Clydes both say the free spring should measure...
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    My last 7 digits on the VIN are: 0042322. ...

    My last 7 digits on the VIN are: 0042322. Realoem shows the same diagram, poss due to updates on parts designs?
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    thanks Don. That's why I was getting confused...

    thanks Don. That's why I was getting confused because the diagram isn't what I'm seeing and words used in the microfiche "cup" and "dust shield" are words describing the same thing. Thanks for the...
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    Hi Don, Thanks for the reply. The set I got...

    Hi Don,

    Thanks for the reply. The set I got has the same part numbers as the pair I have on the 85 right now, so I'm assuming they are the same.

    What I was referring to as "cup" is the part...
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    K100RS fork rebuilt

    Hi All,

    Scored a set of used front forks off someBay and like to rebuilt them for my bike. Question I have is the cup that goes over the inner tube -- is that functional? It seems that it's...
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    Thanks all for the reply. I will order 4 more.

    Thanks all for the reply. I will order 4 more.
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    Poll: http://www.msf-usa.org/imsc/proceedings/a-Green-Co...

    http://www.msf-usa.org/imsc/proceedings/a-Green-ComparisonofStoppingDistance.pdf


    On average ABS gives you shorter stopping distance. But sometimes non-ABS can stop even shorter. I bet most...
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    Poll: habit.

    habit.
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    Thanks Lee. I see the part you are talking about....

    Thanks Lee. I see the part you are talking about. But any idea why I would need 4? I see one per side. HAs anyone replaced theirs?
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    Thanks Lee. I ordered and got 8. Can I...

    Thanks Lee.


    I ordered and got 8. Can I re-use 4 of the old ones if they look good?
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    K100 engine/valve cover.

    Hi All,

    I'm looking to check the valve clearnace and have sources the inner and outer gaskets and 8 rubber bushings for the head bolts. But there are the outer 3 bolts with rubber bushings...
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    K100RS handle bar flex?

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    Since putting my bike back together, I had the opportunity to ride it a little. I was wondering if anyone else feels a flex in the handle bar on their K bike. I have owned a bike...
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    Poll: My last bike was a 2002 R1150GS with ABS and to...

    My last bike was a 2002 R1150GS with ABS and to be honest, the only times I find ABS that helpful were in the rain, which I tried to avoid at all cost anyways. In dry conditions, I rarely need to...
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    love the historical plate.

    love the historical plate.
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