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    It's True

    I went to High School in Wisconsin and this law is true. However, if your kid is involved in sports or activities through the school, they are probably under an activities policy and does not allow...
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    I was in my freshman year of college at the time...

    I was in my freshman year of college at the time sitting in my morning calculus class. When I got back from class, the first plane had already hit. I watched the second hit. I remember thinking...
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    My Two Cents

    To throw my 2 cents into the mix. I'm running Avon Road Riders on my K75s and I have been really pleased with them. Really nice tread pattern for all around riding, wet and dry, no tire guiding on...
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    I have an '87 GT but it has the stock V6. I've...

    I have an '87 GT but it has the stock V6. I've thought of doing the LS1 swap but haven't gotten around to doing it. Same color scheme as in the picture. I had it at the Fiero 25th anniversay...
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    K75S is the way to go

    I own and ride a 1994 K75s and I think its the best of the three. I'm also partial to non-fairing bikes but the small fairing that is on the S look so good. Just enough fairing to divert the wind...
  6. Thread: K75 Problems

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    Finally got it running

    Finally got the bike running again. I had a friend come over and take a look for me. I think this guy is a BMW guru or something. I had the airbox and everything associated with it disconnected. ...
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    Wiring Harness

    Its funny that you mention installing a new wiring harness. When all this first happened, I started looking on ebay for parts. There just happened to be a wiring harness for auction which i...
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    New Plugs

    I stopped at the BMW dealer and picked up new plugs because I thought that maybe the old ones were wet. I put the new ones in, no dice. Still won't start. I checked the ground cables and are tight...
  9. Thread: K75 Problems

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    K75 Problems

    I posted a few weeks ago that I couldn't get my K75 to start and that the choke and throttle cables had melted and the wiring to the coolant temp sensor were melted. Maybe you all remember...

    So...
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    Battery ground is good.

    Battery ground is good.
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    Figured it out

    Ok, so I got home from work and ripped the bike apart again to check it out. I found out the throttle, Choke, and the wires going to the coolant temperature sensor had all melted!!!!! Like I said,...
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    Get This

    Get this... On my way past the garage this morning on my way to work, I stopped and figured what the hell, we'll try this again. The damn thing fired right up!!! :doh Now I'm really confused. I...
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    K75 Won't Start

    Alright, so there was another threat about this topic not too long ago but I am having an issue now...

    I was due to change the coolant in my '94 K75S and so over the last couple of days, I was...
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    A. 1994 K75S B. 44 miles (Livonia to Ann...

    A. 1994 K75S

    B. 44 miles (Livonia to Ann Arbor)

    C. 45 - 50 MPG

    D. 75 Horse

    E. 2 years
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    So, I forgot to ask the question... Why do you...

    So, I forgot to ask the question...

    Why do you ride?
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    Why do I ride?

    The weather has been really nice all week here in Southeast Michigan. I've been riding my K75S to work all week long which is about 20 miles each way (livonia to Ann Arbor if you know the area). ...
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    That's true but that's all part of the fun! ;)...

    That's true but that's all part of the fun! ;) It's like the 1984 corvette... Best corner car in the worl (at the time) but it would rattle your teeth out on bumps. :dunno
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    I've always been partial to the Fiero GTs of the...

    I've always been partial to the Fiero GTs of the eighties. Not too expensive and a huge following to get tech support from the web. You can even drop a Chevy 350 into it to make it freaky fast.
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    So I figured it out... On the advice of an old...

    So I figured it out... On the advice of an old BMW wrench that I know, I used BMW #10 grease (Red grease in the tube) on the seal lips to lube them up before putting the forks back together. It...
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    Before I put the forks back together, I cleaned...

    Before I put the forks back together, I cleaned everything up with brake cleaner (which may have been my mistake... I don't know the material compatibility of the rubber and brake cleaner). The...
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    That is a great idea to just leave the damn thing...

    That is a great idea to just leave the damn thing on there and just pull off the bottom. I tell ya, the fairing may be small on the K75S but it is a pain to take off and put back on.

    Thanks for...
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    Leaking NEW K75S Fork Seals

    I just replaced both forck seal in my '94 K75S. I noticed when I was in the garage the next day that one of the forks leaked a little through the dust shield. I didn't think much of it at the time...
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