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    1971 /5 Transmisson noise

    Hi,My 1971 R75/5 4 speed transmission has occasionally started making a sorta faint ratcheting kind of noise when engine braking.Best described as Rrr,Rrr,Rrr,Rrr (Rolling rrr's with your...
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    Alternative to BMW valve shim

    Just checked and adjusted the valves on my 1990 K75rt.I used a valve shim from a Kawasaki KLR 650 on intake side,it is identical to the BMW shim.The shims are 27mm and worked great.I own both of...
  3. Road Hazards

    I have dodged many things along my travels,a few stand out more than others.Like the time I was on interstate 26 north of Charleston S.C. following a roofers truck not too closely and I noticed that...
  4. 1971 R75/5 Rear Seal and Oil pump seal replacement

    I am looking into replacing a leaky rear main seal and possibly clutch on my /5.The shelf at the rear of the engine always has oil pooling on it and draining aft towards rear.No sulphur odor,so not...
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    State of Tourism in Wv

    I have just returned from a ride which included parts of WV.I rode on Rt.16 and spent a night with riding partners at Twin Falls State Park near Pineville.Been there before and was quite...
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    I put a BMW front fender extender on my 1994 k75...

    I put a BMW front fender extender on my 1994 k75 back in 95,used JB weld instead of drilling and using fasteners and tape as instuctions stated in package.Bike now has 93,000 Mi. and extender still...
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    Lew, Thanks for the reply.My luggage carrier...

    Lew,
    Thanks for the reply.My luggage carrier looks similar to the photo you posted,but is a three piece assembly.R&L halves bolted to the rearsubframe and center mounted rear rack that attaches to...
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    1971 /5 Krauser Bag Frame Weld Repair

    The tubular frame on my /5 that holds R/H Krauser bag has a tab that holds the tail rack on it that needs to be welded where a stress crack has formed.My inquiry is what is the best kind of weld for...
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    Lee When you had lubed the driveshaft prior to...

    Lee
    When you had lubed the driveshaft prior to this problem,what method did you use to pull the drive shaft free from the output of the transmission?I myself had used of vicegrip pliers with much...
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    2000 klt delivered to dealer for repairs

    Finally at noon today a group of five gathered to prepare the the K1200 for its transport and delivery to the local BMW dealer.A plan was made by the owner to secure the bike to a platform and use a...
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    2000 K1200lt front suspension failure diagnosis

    After a brief visit to the local BMW dealer,it has been diagnosed as a failed ball joint in the front suspension.Next problem is that as the bike sits in the owners garage,we need to figure out how...
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    2000 K1200lt front suspension failure

    I am tring to help out a fellow MOA member.He was preparing his 2000 K12lt for a ride.While it was still on the centerstand the steering was very noticibly stiff when turned side to side.When the...
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    1985 K100 rear seal replacement

    I am preparing to replace the rear seal on a 1985 K100.I just compleated the same job on my k75.Question is,should the new rear seal be installed with the seal flush to the surface like the original...
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    1994 K75 Rear main seal removal

    I removed the seal successfully using a three arm puller attached to slide hammer borrowed from O'reilly auto.
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    1994 K75 Rear main seal removal

    My 1994 k75 is getting some rejuivination done over the winter,I have removed the driveline to the rear seal to take care of a increasing oil seepage from the weep hole.With 90,000 miles of pure K...
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    While these Elk look very tame and docile,they...

    While these Elk look very tame and docile,they are wild creatures and it being near the end of the Rut season.They normally would not approach humans.Perhaps they though that your machines were some...
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    I have a 71 /5 that over the years has had 3...

    I have a 71 /5 that over the years has had 3 different fairings on it.The first was a frame mount Avon police type.It made the bike feel very heavy at slow speeds and weighed about 25lbs.Had a rather...
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    MOA Platinum Roadside Assistance

    I just renewed my membership for year 24,thought that I would upgrade to the Platinum Cycle Club to take advantage of the Roadside assistance plan.I thought the extra $26. for roadside assistance was...
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    After I assembled everything and rode the bike...

    After I assembled everything and rode the bike 1500mi. this past week.I can say that it cured all of the loss of power.The fuel injector cleaning by Mr Injector was the most important significant...
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    Will a 87 K75 motor fit a 85 K100 frame?

    Does anyone know if it is possible to fit a 1987 K75 engine/trans to a 1985 K100 frame?Seems like it would bolt right up.
    Mark
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    If you interupted the power supply to the radio...

    If you interupted the power supply to the radio at any time while you were replacing the remote you will have to reset the security code.Once code is reentered radio should operate normally.
    Good...
  22. Fork Fluid amount with Progressive Springs 1990 K75rt

    I accessed the (L+R) fork springs.I was expecting to see 2 springs per side since the cap was marked with a (s).There was only one spring each side and when compared to the new Progressive,it was...
  23. Fork fluid amount with progressive springs 1990 K75RT

    Purchased a set of Progressive 11-126 springs to replace stock suspension,they came packaged with useless instructions.I will be doing the install on a 1990 K75rt.Done this before on another K bike...
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    K bike Forum input appreciation

    I had posted(K75 Hesitation) on the K bike forum on 7/28/12.I had been having problems with my 1990 K75rt and wanted some input from others on how to diagnose and repair the perfomance issues that my...
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    Loud click upon take off

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    You might want to check welds in subframe/frame assembly.Possibly might be a welded joint that has separated and is rubbing against the opposite surface.Could make a clicking noise when a...
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