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    WOW! Thank you Lee. You were right, great...

    WOW! Thank you Lee. You were right, great detective work. Not sure how I did that or how you figured it out but thanks again.
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    Thanks Lee I'll check that. Wouldn't it be a hoot...

    Thanks Lee I'll check that. Wouldn't it be a hoot if that's the problem!
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    Lee, yes I did have the starter apart to check...

    Lee, yes I did have the starter apart to check the brushes. You're thinking the starter may be the problem?
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    I wasn't very clear in my last posting. I had...

    I wasn't very clear in my last posting. I had made an earlier more detailed post but it somehow got sucked into that secret place computers hide things
    Anyrate, I had disassembled the sprag and...
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    To borrow a line from Alice, things are getting...

    To borrow a line from Alice, things are getting curiouser and curiouser. After using all the chemical methods offered I took the next step and removed the sprag. Problem now is everything looks to be...
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    1987 K75S sprag clutch continued

    An update of sorts. First I want to thank Pete, Paul F, Paul G & Lee for their suggestions.
    Since I have to bump start it I haven't felt up to commuting to work with it so I'm reduced to weekend...
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    1987 K75S sprag clutch

    This is my sad story. This past winter I did the transmission spline job during which I found the rear seal leaking so with some help from a member of this forum, thanks again Lee, I successfully...
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    87 K75S headlight bulb retainer

    The retaining clip for the headlight bulb broke off while I was replacing the bulb.
    On my 87 K75S this retainer is a wire shaped like an elongated C, the ends get pinched together and put into...
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    87 K75S radiator fan

    The Winter maintenance on my K75S has been like any project I've done on my home; starting a single simple job grows into multiple jobs of increasing difficulty and cost.
    Among other things, I found...
  10. Oil Filter Survey

    Hiflofiltro HF 163 used in my K. I started using them when my local dealer started offering them.
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    Lee's comment is right on with my thoughts when I...

    Lee's comment is right on with my thoughts when I saw Tom's picture. Just looking at that photo you know that bike found a good home.

    Greg's comments were some of the best I've seen regarding why...
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    The quick answer is it won't be very stable. I do...

    The quick answer is it won't be very stable. I do have one I used for a previous bike and with wood blocks it can be used for some tasks like lifting the front wheel to remove it. If I didn't already...
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    Thanks Lee I'll use that with Rob's information &...

    Thanks Lee I'll use that with Rob's information & see what Throttlemeister can do.
    Good point Paul, yeah, I have broken my left hand so perhaps that is contributing to the problem. The mirror images...
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    1987 K75S handlebars

    Does anyone know the inner diameter of the stock K75S handlebars? There is a slight vibration in the left side of my handlebar that causes my hand to go numb after an hour or so. They are the stock S...
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    I've had that problem with my warning light...

    I've had that problem with my warning light staying on when all the bulbs appeared to be good but I kept overlooking the license plate bulb :doh. Once that was replaced everything was fine.
  16. Rear brake reservoir

    Lee or Paul

    I have read that the original rectangular rear reservoir is subject to deterioration & cracking but as a replacement is there any advantage of one vs the other?
  17. I like the results of your panectomy, (the whole...

    I like the results of your panectomy, (the whole bike too). Got me to thinking about doing something with mine. While I don't mind the appearance of the pan it's kind of a PITA to reinstall after an...
  18. K1600

    Also see www.ashonbikes.com for both models of the bike.
  19. Thread: K900?

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    K900

    Paul's statement in that other thread also caught my attention. I too love my K75 but was very tempted this past fall to trade it for a VFR 800, about the same weight but more power. The V-Tech...
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    No, just thought it'd be more fun to use a part...

    No, just thought it'd be more fun to use a part of a beer can :drink
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    Muffler gasket 1987 K75S

    I have removed the muffler from my K75S in the process of doing a clutch spline lube and was curious about the grainy stuff that came off the end of the exhaust header then when reading the "What to...
  22. Thank you Don, it only bugged me because mine...

    Thank you Don, it only bugged me because mine wasn't responding in any of the ways described and the information was new to me. I'm quite happy with the way mine is running now just like to keep the...
  23. Question about fueling - 87 K75S Running just fine,

    Been following the threads about fueling issues by Sleeper & Toddlamp to learn how to troubleshoot those type issues. My question is about the use of the starter button when the engine is running....
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    FWIW for the past 4 winters with an Odyssey...

    FWIW for the past 4 winters with an Odyssey battery, disconnect the ground, attach a maintenance charger & leave it for the winter.
  25. Thanks for sharing your experience. I am...

    Thanks for sharing your experience. I am contemplating doing the job with mine in the next couple weeks but it has remained warm & dry enough to keep riding. I don't notice any particular problem...
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