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  1. Thread: Snobbery

    by johnpeter
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    The vast majority of new riders that have bought...

    The vast majority of new riders that have bought BMW motorcycles here in SoCal seem to be complete snots. They seem to dislike my old but clean '91 K75s. My next aircooled touring bike will be a...
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    Quick Google for "BMW motorcycle tools" brought...

    Quick Google for "BMW motorcycle tools" brought up...
    http://www.ascycles.com/SearchResult.aspx?&KeyWords=kwTool
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    Best bonding agent? LocTite 454. Read about...

    Best bonding agent?
    LocTite 454. Read about it.. http://www.akd-tools.gr/xmsAssets/File/TDS/LOCTITE/loctite_454.PDF

    Most bearing houses stock it.
    If you call and they say the comp says it's in...
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    It is quite easy. Get a Clymer manual and have at...

    It is quite easy. Get a Clymer manual and have at it.
    Might want to lube and preload the streering head bearings at the same time.
    They might need replacing and cheap too as they are a standad...
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    Great post....Thanks! Turn off the sound if...

    Great post....Thanks!

    Turn off the sound if silly banjo is an irritant. ;)
    http://www.ghosttowns.com/
  6. Thread: Helmet Hair

    by johnpeter
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    Cyclist' helmet hair..

    Yikes!
  7. Thread: Helmet Hair

    by johnpeter
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    At 61 with long, sexy silver, combable hair, a...

    At 61 with long, sexy silver, combable hair, a cotton balaclava is worn.
    Makes the helmet easy to pull on 'n off, hair stays nice.
    I have half a dozen and wear them two or three days before...
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    Quantity of fork oil? More oil than recommended...

    Quantity of fork oil? More oil than recommended can limit "dive" because it displaces air. Just don't over do it.
    http://www.ibmwr.org/ktech/fork-oil.shtml
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    Classy guy, that's for sure. My high school...

    Classy guy, that's for sure.
    My high school physics instructor introduced the whole class to him in 1964 via telling of his talent.

    Godspeed racer.
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    I bought a '91 K75s 4 months ago w/WILBERS damper...

    I bought a '91 K75s 4 months ago w/WILBERS damper and 'C' bar conversion, my first bike in 8 years having ridden 180k miles over the years. I am 61yo and do ride aggessivly.

    This Fall the K75s...
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    I have no idea but I did save this link awhile...

    I have no idea but I did save this link awhile back. Might consider contacting him... http://jeffdean2.home.att.net/earles-fork.htm
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    Tire pressue, tire wear, old tires, wheel...

    Tire pressue, tire wear, old tires, wheel bearings, etc.........
    I say, check steering head bearings. They should have some pre-load w/o any notchiness.
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    Yep! Main ground at the frame. Google DeoxIT....

    Yep! Main ground at the frame.
    Google DeoxIT. :thumb
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    Google...setting sag. www.racetech.com >> ...

    Google...setting sag.
    www.racetech.com >> http://www.racetech.com/SubMenu.asp?cMenu=4&c=Yes&cSubMenu=9&showPage=street

    Race Tech only offers Gold Valves for the Eye-Tie frontend......
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    :p http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0pf_0cFbVo

    :p

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0pf_0cFbVo
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    I use this...

    I use this one...http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/fiche.asp
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    Bought a used K75S w/WILBERS on the rear. Good...

    Bought a used K75S w/WILBERS on the rear. Good stuff.
    I was told WILBERS can be ordered direct from Germany.
    http://www.wilbersusa.com/
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    @61 and 26+years sober, I still go to "those"...

    @61 and 26+years sober, I still go to "those" meetings. Many if not most of the younger females have tats. The favorite seems to be the skank stamp......
  19. Thread: 85 RS shock

    by johnpeter
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    My new to me K75S came with a WILBERS rear...

    My new to me K75S came with a WILBERS rear damper, the Econoline, costs about $600 and $200 to overhaul....when due.
    Offers 22 rebound damping click settings. Considered the "poor man's Ohlins."
    I...
  20. ^ This I have heard before but am not sure if it...

    ^ This I have heard before but am not sure if it is fact.

    Stainless has an affinity for itself and as a result gaulling will take place when stainless nuts are mated to stainless cap screws w/o...
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    Agree 100%. Ride or stay home.

    Agree 100%. Ride or stay home.
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    If you love the funkieness of an old MG, consider...

    If you love the funkieness of an old MG, consider riding a recent Moto Guzzi...Like an EV11 or Le Mans.

    This post ought to make me friends.:bolt
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    I know quite a few that take the responsibility...

    I know quite a few that take the responsibility of their young, urban families welfare as paramount and will get back into it after the children have grown.

    Myself? Been back at it after an 8...
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    K75, K100 or K1100. Google K****...

    K75, K100 or K1100.
    Google K**** site:craigslist.org to get an idea whats out there.
    I would love a K1100LT touring boat. Glad I have a K75S...it is a keeper.

    Did not care that much for my one...
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    As an old OTR diesel mechanic I know the song...

    As an old OTR diesel mechanic I know the song well.

    Linda Ronstadt, no video
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MI1UBiWsm14
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