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    Yea Rick that's what I do now. Like you I hate...

    Yea Rick that's what I do now. Like you I hate to spend $500 for a shock until my shock goes bad. My only concern is I drag the foot pegs now and then and if I use a lower shock want that be worse....
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    by Mike Barnett
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    Rick your dead on. I've used 2 quarts in about...

    Rick your dead on. I've used 2 quarts in about 4K miles. I can't believe that's exceptable, but I guess it is. Mike
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    I agree with that, but it starts squealing at 150...

    I agree with that, but it starts squealing at 150 miles and I can get 200. I pulled it out of the tank the other day and every thing looked ok, but I'm not much of a mechanic. Mike
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    by Mike Barnett
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    Thanks Phil for the info. I heard this from...

    Thanks Phil for the info. I heard this from another K LT owner but I didn't believe it. Maybe it is normal. Does your fuel pump squeel real loud when you ride 150 miles or so. Mine does. It's...
  5. Thread: Using oil

    by Mike Barnett
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    Using oil

    Is a 94 K11LT with 30K miles supposed to be using a quart of oil every 3000 miles.
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    I've been designing and building equipment and...

    I've been designing and building equipment and machines for years and have had a lot of experience dealing with German engineers. This is my first BMW and I really love it, but I find it hard to...
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    Thanks Don for the reply. I plan on trying all...

    Thanks Don for the reply. I plan on trying all three ideas. I bought the bike with new tires so it'll be a while before I get to change it but I'm looking into the shorter shocks and taller boots...
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    fuel pump noise

    My 94 K1100LT makes a loud squeeling noise when the tank level gets down almost to reserve. I determined it was the fuel pump so I went to the dealer where I bought it used and he said if it's...
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    lowering the seat

    My K100LT has the stock Corbin seat on it. Being 5'9" tall I'm on my tip toes. I love the bike except for this. I've been reading about lowering it with shocks 1" but what about lowering the seat?...
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    My 94 K1100LT does the same thing. Have you...

    My 94 K1100LT does the same thing. Have you found out anything on this?
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    Customsarge what year K75 shock did you use and...

    Customsarge what year K75 shock did you use and did you have to make any modifications.
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