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    There shouldn't be any shaking in the bars at...

    There shouldn't be any shaking in the bars at anytime. I would try the simple things first, like a new front tire no matter how good yours looks now.
    After that, if it continues, get a friend and a...
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    I hope that bitch from hell gets convicted on a...

    I hope that bitch from hell gets convicted on a felony charge and gets put away for as long as possible.
    And the local news station does a follow up story.
    There is no excuse for that irrational...
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    I also have a good experience with MMO fixing...

    I also have a good experience with MMO fixing sticky valve tappets in 2 high mile vehicles. They are a pain when they make noise.
    One way to approach this is to pour a quart in with say 700 miles...
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    Walmart sells a Lead Acid battery for about...

    Walmart sells a Lead Acid battery for about $48..It comes with a acid pack. It is not listed, but if you take your measurements or your old battery in you can find it on the shelf,
    I like the old...
  5. I've got those Michelin Activ's on my 1978 R80/7 ...

    I've got those Michelin Activ's on my 1978 R80/7 Great tires. Good for everything.
    One thing about those tires thou is that they are very stiff in the sidewall/bead and it would be a project to...
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    Quite the rig you've got going there.:wave I...

    Quite the rig you've got going there.:wave
    I thought if that were mine I might install a oil temp and oil pressure gauge.
    Those VDO gauges were common on aircooled VW's back in the day. Long...
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    The OP says he has a wobble at around 30 mph. I...

    The OP says he has a wobble at around 30 mph. I would hazard a guess that a new front tire installed and balanced would do wonders for the problem!
    Personally I would consider putting two new...
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    Long full power sessions turns the pipes blue;...

    Long full power sessions turns the pipes blue; Its normal
    Sounds like you have the timing spot on.
    If any doubt, look at your spark plug tip color, consulate a plug color chart.
    Any more doubt go...
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    Those rear wheel splines, while somewhat worn for...

    Those rear wheel splines, while somewhat worn for sure, look just like mine on my 1978 R80/7 with 45 k on the odometer. They are a wear item.
    They will go many many more thousands of miles, if...
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    Hey BH Great pics Bishop Castle is a Must See...

    Hey BH
    Great pics

    Bishop Castle is a Must See / Site Visit for all that like to build, design, dream big. It is unreal. Off the chart unreal.

    Mr. Bishop, who I got to meet last fall, is...
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    Mono RT Are the slip rings the the things the...

    Mono RT
    Are the slip rings the the things the brushes contact?
    Signed
    Electrically challenged
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    Hypothetical situation along this thread: Your...

    Hypothetical situation along this thread:
    Your clutch cable breaks and you cannot get a tow, you have to ride it home.

    How can you disable the clutch starting switch and the gearbox neutral...
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    Hey Brian No that's not normal; when you ride...

    Hey Brian
    No that's not normal; when you ride off, it should come up completely on its own power.
    Take a look at your attachment bolts, these tend to bend over time. When you put the bike up on...
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    Hey Steve I also have a K75RT I feel your pain,...

    Hey Steve
    I also have a K75RT
    I feel your pain, er, hot leg issue.
    As far as plugging that hot air gap, go to a ACE Hardware or such and ask for Painters Backer Rod, or Caulking Backer Rod.
    It is...
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    For what its worth here is what I have done twice...

    For what its worth here is what I have done twice and it worked for me.
    I got a taller than needed windscreen.
    I have two riding positions; sitting tall with a straight back and sitting lower with...
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    Woodys Wheel Works in Denver Colorado is also a...

    Woodys Wheel Works in Denver Colorado is also a excellent shop to have wheels straightened / trued.
    I mailed them my K75 front wheel with a big ding in the bead area and they fixed it put in new...
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    Have checked / adjusted the valves? If the...

    Have checked / adjusted the valves?
    If the valves are too tight due to valve seat recession and there is low compression it won't start.
    I had this problem with my 78 R80/7.
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    1990 K75 RT wierd current draw

    My 1990 K75 wouldn't crank last week, so I charged the battery [ a 4 yr old BMW Excide ] and it started right up.
    3 days later same thing, hmmmmmm
    I checked for a battery killing current draw...
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    1990 K75 RT needs a new Battery

    Could I please get some advice on a new Battery
    Looking for good Value, don't really want to spend a ton here
    I'm leaning towards a old school lead acid as they seem to last the longest.
    Also my...
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    Kent Thanks for the engine fuel lead article...

    Kent
    Thanks for the engine fuel lead article link
    What a fantastic history lesson, it appears to be very well researched.
    As a small airplane pilot, it made me aware of the hazards involved with...
  21. I completely agree with Anton A Dealer is always...

    I completely agree with Anton
    A Dealer is always a good place to take a leak.
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    This may sound really crude, but after sanding...

    This may sound really crude, but after sanding down that rotor, if it still is out of true, [ got my flame suit on here ] I would try and whack it with something, like a Oak 4x4 or dense rubber...
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    My 1990 K75RT gas mileage varies quite a bit due...

    My 1990 K75RT gas mileage varies quite a bit due to different riding styles and speeds, of course.
    Cruising steadily at say 65-70 it averages about 40- 44 Mpg
    Riding with friends in the canyons...
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    That is one extremely clean engine! Good Luck!

    That is one extremely clean engine!
    Good Luck!
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    Competition Accessories sells this product...

    Competition Accessories sells this product called Ride On Tire Protection.
    From the text description and video, it looks like this may be what your after.
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