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    Hand and foot modulated brakes worked for...

    Hand and foot modulated brakes worked for decades. As do hand adjusted shocks. Front suspension tailored to personal needs works also. Engine tailored to each riders' needs/likes always worked. ...
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    You're probably correct, Walt, but when I removed...

    You're probably correct, Walt, but when I removed it to check the plugs I thought to meself, "Why is this shoved way in here?" So, being the futzer that I am, I moved it out flush without thinking...
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    Side view, elegant, no? Something about the...

    Side view, elegant, no? Something about the '84s, just too well visually designed. Not buying anything newer than this. 134 is fast enough for this tired old rider.46945
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    Nothing to do with cylinderhead, however,...

    Nothing to do with cylinderhead, however, couldn't stand the black rack in back, saw this somewhere, so I polished it up, and it matches the Madison silver real nice. Still riding a little so...
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    Put a tiny scoop at the front. Too big, and it...

    Put a tiny scoop at the front. Too big, and it might cool too much, making it run richer, which it already is.4694246943
  6. All the special speed?/handling parts suppliers...

    All the special speed?/handling parts suppliers back in the day for airheads had their braces, top triple clamps, springs, shocks, etcetera. There should be a few airheads out there with these now...
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    What's cool is don't have to buy the new stuff. ...

    What's cool is don't have to buy the new stuff. Someone else can buy the new stuff, prop up cutting edge development, and I can use flip phone and a paper map, for practically nothing.
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    And pushed out flush with tops of cam covers,...

    And pushed out flush with tops of cam covers, loctite, hope it doesn't fall off.46587
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    85K100RS cylinder cover

    Couldn't figure why the black cover between cams was crammed up against plug caps and wires. No air. Kuhl scoop seemed like overkill. Scooping in grasshoppers, road grit and water. So brought...
  10. Thread: K1 Prices

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    On the second double crown seven, so excuse the...

    On the second double crown seven, so excuse the ramble, but, got the second scoot this summer, 85KRS, still sorting, but, it definitely has twenty or more horses than the ten years older R90S.
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    What's funny, and this is not a political ...

    What's funny, and this is not a political statement, merely an observation after reading the comments, are those who happily, glibly, accept the use of the US forest service for such coddling of the...
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    Sealing oil pan 84 K100

    Maybe dumb question, about to use blue hylomar to button up pan to case, there was some kind of stiff gray stuff which I cleaned off, pan was very clean, 84K, except for a piece of clear and red...
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    Could be wrong, but I think there is a weep hole...

    Could be wrong, but I think there is a weep hole in the bottom middle of the tranny bell housing. Check it out. And take a general look around at the various places where gaskets, crank cover...
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    Great for a contained village. Grab a few...

    Great for a contained village. Grab a few groceries maybe a six pack. Hate to hit an aluminum F-150. Looks like a 1957 Messerschmidt. Wait a minute, I can grab six pack with the airhead.
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    Thanx again, rebuild was no big deal for Bruce. ...

    Thanx again, rebuild was no big deal for Bruce. Fixed it the next day, dropped it the mail, I had it back on the bike Sat. Beat buying a new shock. I was shocked that the rebuild was so quick and...
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    Stripped out the inner fairing pieces and the...

    Stripped out the inner fairing pieces and the fork rubbers. Don't like all that crap between me and the wind. Might even take off the fairing lowers. Soon as the tank empties out gonna get some...
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    Big thanx to Monte, B-Line Control rebuilt my...

    Big thanx to Monte, B-Line Control rebuilt my clicker, with new short hose. Great guy, knows the stuff about shocks, all shocks. Just working out compression and rebound with a short ride this...
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    I wear cycling shorts under riding pants. Shorts...

    I wear cycling shorts under riding pants. Shorts have a built in bum pad. They're tight, look like long speedo. Have always rode with a lean into wind, S type of lean. Ear plugs, wind on the...
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    Thanx, a lot closer than VA.

    Thanx, a lot closer than VA.
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    The mount as you describe is correct, somehow I'm...

    The mount as you describe is correct, somehow I'm supposed to stuff the reservoir thru the frame, seat, battery, computer area and stretch it back to the frame on the right side. Doesn't make any...
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    Finally got ahold of somebody who can service and...

    Finally got ahold of somebody who can service and rebuild these. He called it a Twin Clicker. 1-94 manufacture date. Said it was a very good shock,probably should be serviced. Winter project. ...
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    '85 KRS rear shock

    Got a Fox Racing Shox on the rear end of this new to me KRS. Took it off today, cleaned it up, found a number stamped on the bottom mount, X 1 94. Guess it's that date of manufacture. A scrap of...
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    Anybody hook up a vacuum gauge to K100 lately? ...

    Anybody hook up a vacuum gauge to K100 lately? I did last night and it bounced all over the place. Have to wrap me head around that for a while. Idles good, pulls good, can make it back fire if I...
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    Wasn't that long ago that I would leave on a 10...

    Wasn't that long ago that I would leave on a 10 day ride, no phone, no farkles, a map, a few hundred bucks, a credit card and my bike. Sometimes when I got to the far out point I might give the...
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    My partner was rear ended stopped at light, after...

    My partner was rear ended stopped at light, after regaining faculties another texter rear ended the car that rear ended my partner, two hits, one stop, and the last guy took off.

    This fiddling...
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