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  1. Got the rebuild kit from Beemer Boneyard, easy...

    Got the rebuild kit from Beemer Boneyard, easy peasy replacement. Bled the brakes with my Mighty-Vac speed bleed and jumped on the bike and made a run to San Francisco yesterday from LA. Nice to...
  2. It isn't the banjo bolt or crush washers, it is...

    It isn't the banjo bolt or crush washers, it is leaking out of the handle area. A new master cylinder rebuild kit arrives today. I will let you all know how it goes.
  3. Thanks! Perfect.

    Thanks! Perfect.
  4. Front Brake Master Cylinder Leaking, 89 K75C

    Fluid is dripping out of the master cylinder assembly. In conversation with the parts desk at a SoCal BMW dealership, it was their opinion that it was like to be the master cylinder that was leaking...
  5. Interstate replaced the battery under warranty,...

    Interstate replaced the battery under warranty, the starter contacts/relay was/were not welded shut....hit the switch and away I went...
  6. Thanks Bob & Paul, I will get a new battery...

    Thanks Bob & Paul,

    I will get a new battery and follow instructions. I did not let the start buzz very long. I will see if I can get it unstuck and progress from there.

    Dean
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    Thanks Karl!

    Thanks Karl!
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    Its all cool, no worries.

    Its all cool, no worries.
  9. Thanks, as always Paul! It is disconnected. ...

    Thanks, as always Paul!

    It is disconnected.

    This battery that is only about 90 days old. What would cause this kind of a failure, just faulty manufacturing??

    What was the potential...
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    Bags taking revenge

    Not only did my starter apparently fail, but my side cases decided to take revenge on me for bitching about them here on the forum. Both of the hinges failed on a trip I just took. Thankfully I had...
  11. 89 K75c, loud "pop" and starter is buzzing

    Here are the symptoms the patient is presenting:

    I had just ridden 300 miles roundtrip through fog and sun to San Diego and back for a conference. I am 6 miles shy of 75K on this bike. I parked...
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    You can heat the old one with a hairdryer or heat...

    You can heat the old one with a hairdryer or heat gun and remove it. Beautiful new ones are available at your BME dealr or on the web. I replaced both of mine a couple years back. Easy and worth...
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    89 K75C Idle and Popping

    I did something I have never done before. Circumstances were such that I had had to let my bike sit for about a year (horrible, I know!) I had prepped it for the layoff so there were no typical...
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    I know how to do it, they are just a dumb design...

    I know how to do it, they are just a dumb design all the way around....in my very esteemed and informed opinion. Did I mention that I don't like them?
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    Typical Glaves answer.....excellent! Thanks Paul!

    Typical Glaves answer.....excellent! Thanks Paul!
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    True, but they are a huge PITA to take on and off.

    True, but they are a huge PITA to take on and off.
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    K75C Saddlebag alternative?

    I have never liked the stock "clamshell" bags that are standard to my bike and many others in the K-family. They have alsway seemed like a dumb design to me and require liners, are prone to having...
  18. Thread: I'm Back

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    It had been on the shelf for a while.

    It had been on the shelf for a while.
  19. Thread: I'm Back

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    I'm Back

    After about 18 months away!
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    Pix of mine are in this thread. ...

    Pix of mine are in this thread.

    [URL="http://www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?t=37106&highlight=rifle[/URL]
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    Have on on my 89 K77c...love it. I had to fiddle...

    Have on on my 89 K77c...love it. I had to fiddle with it to get it to fit. The instructions said somethig ot the effect that might take some igenuity to get it to fit....that was correct! I had to...
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    I pull mine and check it regularly. Once you...

    I pull mine and check it regularly. Once you learn to do it, it isn't a difficult or even very complicated job.

    When I first got the bike and started reading on sites like this about how...
  23. Thread: New Tires

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    If you like them, why change? I hav been riding...

    If you like them, why change? I hav been riding on Michy Macadams for years and they were fine. This last time could not get them or Pilots...went to Metzler Lazertecs and generally hate them.
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    I will stay after it, find it and report back. ...

    I will stay after it, find it and report back. Thanks.
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    Thanks! Good stuff all around. Factory,...

    Thanks! Good stuff all around. Factory, factory, factory!:)
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