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    The activated carbon canister is probably plugged...

    The activated carbon canister is probably plugged or the rubber vent hose plugged. If an insect crawls up the vent tube and dies, that will do it. Quick test - run with your fill cap open. I did that...
  2. Thread: 1991 k75

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    It is a K75 /2 and that model did not have ABS. ...

    It is a K75 /2 and that model did not have ABS. I have a 1992 K75 /2.
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    John Ryan shattered the Prudhoe Bay AK to Key...

    John Ryan shattered the Prudhoe Bay AK to Key West FL Ultimate Coast to Coast record at 3:10 PM EDT today, June 9, 2009. He broke Gary Egan's 96 hour 1 minute record by 7 hours 44 minutes by our...
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    96 hours = 6/10/09 12:55 AM With good luck, it...

    96 hours = 6/10/09 12:55 AM

    With good luck, it looks like he might beat that by 6 or more hours.

    Time for Mr. Ryan to become more conservative ... the closer you get to your goal the more...
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    At 2900 miles, I've got him at 66.13 mpg overall...

    At 2900 miles, I've got him at 66.13 mpg overall average. He will need that time reserve about 24 hours from now when he might need to sleep for 6 or 7 hours. If his FJR holds together, things are...
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    1947 miles into John's ride and he is in Dawson...

    1947 miles into John's ride and he is in Dawson Creek, BC at 6:03 AM CDT 1 day 6 hours and 9 minutes elapsed time 64.6 mph average speed. :thumb
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    BMW stock is going up :) Go John go ... ride...

    BMW stock is going up :)

    Go John go ... ride like the wind ... may the weather gods smile on you and the haul road be tamed under your wheels!
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    Kevin, Thank you for keeping us up to date...

    Kevin,

    Thank you for keeping us up to date :bow

    John is going to be the keynote speaker at the Not Superman Rally awards banquet in Cape Girardeau MO on Sunday, July 12 at 4:00 PM following...
  9. Thread: K75RT shock

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    YSS MZ366-360 shock from Klaus Huenecke at EPM...

    YSS MZ366-360 shock from Klaus Huenecke at EPM Performance Imports plus HyperPro progressive front fork springs.
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    Tight as in very snug; not a force fit. I've...

    Tight as in very snug; not a force fit. I've spent more effort getting a R1200GS seat back on.

    I will photograph tomorrow evening when I get home from work. I have to leave for work about 1 hour...
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    You are correct. The seat I bought from San...

    You are correct. The seat I bought from San Diego has exactly the same hardware as the low seat. No side mounted hinge or place to mount one. The tank pad did not need to be removed and looks like...
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    K75/2 Low Seat Model - now Standard Seat

    After flying out to Fresno CA to pick up my "new" 1992 K75/2 and ride it home a very non direct 3,500 miles, I discovered the low seat and my knees did not like each other.

    So I bought a new...
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    http://www.bikersfriend.com

    http://www.bikersfriend.com
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    If you use a GPS ... problem solved :newtoy

    If you use a GPS ... problem solved :newtoy
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    Am I correct in assuming that the BT45 140/80-17...

    Am I correct in assuming that the BT45 140/80-17 is only available as a V rated tire. I am trying to decide ME880 versus BT45. Going to buy this Saturday in Houston.
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    the classic problem in Beaumont TX ... must ride...

    the classic problem in Beaumont TX ... must ride lots of slab to reach twisties :(

    after the Cape Fear 1000 (I'm starting from Ocala FL ... only 803 slab miles away) I'm going to Big Bend NP to...
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    you don't happen to know the appropriate front...

    you don't happen to know the appropriate front tire mate do you? i'm big on matched sets of tires.
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    1992 K75 Rear Tire

    I need to order a new rear tire from work today and my K75 is 25 miles from work. Probably want Metzler but Metzler website tire size selection tool is useless.
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    GPS Coordinates: N31.10,08 W97.27,09 What...

    GPS Coordinates: N31.10,08 W97.27,09

    What format are the above coordinates? N31.1008 W97.2709 or N31 deg 10 min 8 sec and W97 deg 27 min 9 sec
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    Mine (2002 1150RT) was the sendiing unit on the...

    Mine (2002 1150RT) was the sendiing unit on the back of the transmission.
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    I think riding in Beaumont TX on US 69/287/96 at...

    I think riding in Beaumont TX on US 69/287/96 at the posted speed limit while all those crazy, aggressive, macho Texans in their "big wheels" pickup trucks are doing 20 over weaving in and out of...
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    I have actually put 6.6 gallons in my 2002...

    I have actually put 6.6 gallons in my 2002 R1150RT twice and 7.0 gallons once (wittnessed by Herb Anderson, owner of Grass Roots BMW in Cape Girardeau).

    I forgot to fill up before a Wednesday...
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    Ask my friend and track day instructor, Clyde...

    Ask my friend and track day instructor, Clyde Romero, about trying to keep up with me (R1150RT) on his Ducati ST4S on US 16 between Ten Sleep and Crazy Woman Canyon Rd. Sure he could have blown by...
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    I am sure Bill McAvan has already told you that...

    I am sure Bill McAvan has already told you that you do not need a fuel pump if you are buying Bill's typical RT fuel cell mounted on a BMW pillon seat pan with the upholstery and foam padding...
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    call Klaus Huenecke at 877-786-6543 and talk to...

    call Klaus Huenecke at 877-786-6543 and talk to him about HyperPro and/or YSS.

    remember great shocks like Ohlins, Wilbers and HyperPro need to be rebuilt every 30,000 miles or so.

    and you can...
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