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    Tough Time K1200LT

    Great advice.

    Human nature is to think the worst case scenario. Did you first eliminate symptoms with a $2 fix that you pour out of a bottle ?

    Got the same advice earlier this year from Paul...
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    NZ in November

    Excellent map
    Kiwimaps ltd

    Kiwi Pathfinder
    New Zealand
    South Island (or North Island)
    1:1 000 000
    Topographical Map Series

    Get laminated in a paper or book store to make it last a lot...
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    You're exactly right !

    You're exactly right !
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    New Zealand

    New Zealand is often a test bed for US products and business trends. Coke Zero was there long before being around where I live and finally, we have Magnam ice cream bars too. It took a few years to...
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    Off to NZ

    It's the first of October and you only have another month. I'm very envious !
    Here are a few notes from one of our trips that my wife and I went on.

    Jan/Feb 20??
    I woke up this morning and...
  6. Teaser

    Thanks for a great armchair travelogue.
    Paul Harvey would have given you "two thumbs up".
    Do it again.
    Where are you going next ?
    Charlie
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    '87 K75 Oil Leak

    Take the belly pan off for a while and leave it off until leak has been repaired. Go for a ride when the engine is clean. Then, first check the engine oil drain plug an the oil filter cover screws....
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    '92 K75 Thermostat

    Within the last year I reconditioned the cooling system on a 1992 K75. I did replace the thermostat even though it functioned properly for 20+ years. The thermostat was $55 and I thought that was...
  9. Thread: 1995 k75

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    1995 k75

    Thanks very much for the knowledge and the information Paul.
    Charlie
  10. Thread: 1995 k75

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    1995 k75

    The '95 K75 has a single hose running from underneath the fuel tank to a small pipe stub at the top of the front engine case below the radiator. As an update, is this hose supposed to be...
  11. I don't read ride reports. Glad I didn't miss...

    I don't read ride reports. Glad I didn't miss this one.
    This report has been excellent.
    Thank you.
    Is intermission over ?
  12. Rig feedback

    Bought one of those Velorex cars in the late '70's new for $650 and the retail was around $900 maybe.
    Minimal rig that could have used a 5th or 6th connection point to strengthen the marginal 4 pt...
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    Side Stand

    One of the many things that were fixed like that with a "pop top tab" in the olden days. They were literally everywhere. Gladly no more.
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    Pushrod Seals

    You may also try to just tap the leaking seal back in and change a leak to a minor weep. A homemade tool from old handlebar sliced lengthwise and cut on an angle provided a drift to tap seals back...
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    Road foodies

    Thanks to the member who advised to stop in the Hilltop Restaurant, in L"Anse, Michigan for a cinnamon roll/sweet roll. Bigger than a coffee cup saucer and 5" to 6" tall maybe and got one fresh out...
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    "Clunk"

    Any update on the clunking ?
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    '92 K 75 Misfiring

    Had this problem (constant misfiring) earlier this year around 5/5/14 and was given this advice in this Forum after Heet solved a severe misfiring problem. For the second time since then I have been...
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    Off to New Zealand this November

    Also look at the older thread here in "Just Ridin' for "New-Zealand-Edelweiss-Motor-Cycle-Tour" on page 3
    Only a little dated but good variety.
    Don't get bogged down w/ information.
    1$NZ = 87-88...
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    Foodies

    My wife (pillion) and I in found a nice place Sunday morning in downtown Marquette, MI. We were on our way to the National in St Paul and had time to explore downtowns. We smelled breakfast on a...
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    "Clunk"

    I was very interested in this thread when it started. A little surprised that it stalled, since there are a lot of K75 engines out there. I also don't really have suggestions for your specific...
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    Solo

    Post #39 "I'm very difficult to get along with."
    And "I don't ride well with others. You wouldn't enjoy it" (True also) are the best replies when someone asks to tag along or you are asked to tag...
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    Foodies

    Good tip also.
    When are the pie people going to chime in ?
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    Road Foodie Memories

    This Post reminded me of the time years (and maybe years) ago my wife and I were tired and hungry and mainly just wanted a break while on the road. South-West end of Rt 209 in PA near the Delaware...
  24. Thread: Tips at shop?

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    Tips ?

    Gave a real mechanic a warm fresh loaf of sourdough bread with a warm stick of butter once and don't remember anyone so appreciative. Do something if it is deserved and be sincere.
    Charlie
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    I want this motorcycle!

    I want one too! Good for the designer. Oh wait a minute, I think I'll have a second year model, but I sure do want one.
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