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    Sticky: vibration

    has anyone tried bar-end weights to help with the vibration? they help on my ST1300. I'm thinking about the F800ST next year when I've put some more miles on this bike and give BMW some time to...
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    memories: 1962 50cc two-stroke Miyapet in...

    memories:

    1962 50cc two-stroke Miyapet in Guam - promptly fell in half
    1962 Norton 750 Atlas shook like a mixmaster but ran like a scalded ape.
    1968 '47 harley knuckle basket case...got...
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    I run in the Southeast so I got a Waddell's tent...

    I run in the Southeast so I got a Waddell's tent campgrounds book for $19. I can plan about a 400 mile day and look for campgrounds in the book knowing they accept bikes/tents. I call ahead if I'm...
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    mmmmmmm 1962 in Guam when my dad moved to...

    mmmmmmm 1962 in Guam when my dad moved to Anderson AFB from Pease AFB in Portsmouth, NH. I had to give up my paper route of five years. I found a base newsletter at Anderson and I got a 50CC...
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    I have just crossed 122,400 with my '94 K75RT. ...

    I have just crossed 122,400 with my '94 K75RT. It only smokes just after coming off the sidestand. I'm running Castrol dino 20/50 every 3-4,000 mile intervals. Uses very little oil between...
  6. Thread: out of gas?

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    Good feedback, thanks folks. The shop has loaned...

    Good feedback, thanks folks. The shop has loaned me a trailer and the bike is in the parking lot at work now, on it's way back to them when they open up. If they made a mistake, they can fix it at...
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    I have a stock seat that I think is the lower...

    I have a stock seat that I think is the lower version that was on my 94K75RT when I got it used. This seat has just over 120,000 miles on it and I think it's fine for the first tank of gas but it...
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    Gentleman that owns the shop says that all...

    Gentleman that owns the shop says that all K-bikes are the same. He showed me a K1200LT and turned on the key...for just a sec you could hear the pump running. My bike doesn't do that at all. I...
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    I'll try a continuity tester on the pump leads...

    I'll try a continuity tester on the pump leads this afternoon. so Both leads need to be on the contacts at the point when the key is turned on. That sounds like I need three hands standing over an...
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    I got a stocker on EBay for $100 for my K75RT. ...

    I got a stocker on EBay for $100 for my K75RT. It's got a funny shape to the bottom but it fits nicely. Mine came from a K100RT and has a badge on the back saying so but I don't think I have anyone...
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    There isn't any pump noise and I am not getting...

    There isn't any pump noise and I am not getting any voltage from the pump when I turn on the key so I've bought the fuel pump from ebay at $229 with shipping. The fuses check out ok, I looked at...
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    Just added a Progressive rear shock and fork...

    Just added a Progressive rear shock and fork springs to my '94 K75RT and the difference is amazing. Much safer because my rear shock was so bad it had puked it's contents all over the back of the...
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    Got some hose, drained tank and took out the fuel...

    Got some hose, drained tank and took out the fuel filter. Should the arrow on the filter point TO the pump or AWAY? I've got a Hanes and Climer Manual and can't find anything to tell me which way...
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    I went by the shop and spoke with the mechanic. ...

    I went by the shop and spoke with the mechanic. He's asked me to chk the fuses to see if something got blown. There is NO fuel pump noise so he may be right there. If I can't find a fuse, I should...
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    Thks for the reply. It didn't make much sense...

    Thks for the reply. It didn't make much sense but I just got a nice tuneup and the bike should be running like a top. New plugs, fuel filter, air filter, valve adjust, rear tire. I was READY to...
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    out of gas?

    Just got my '94 K75 out of the shop for a new tire, etc and on the way home, the low gas indicator came on. I put it in the garage about 1/2 mile after the light came on and packed for a trip. ...
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    tires

    sheesh, my little k75 is doing well to get seven thou out of the bridgestone battalax 45s I've been running on the rear. Front has lasted as much as 12k and didn't look all that bad at the time. ...
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    My '94 K75RT fires off loud enough to make little...

    My '94 K75RT fires off loud enough to make little kids jump from cars :eek if they're anywhere near my bike, so I've decided to quit riding in town. I hadn't heard about the gasket in the muffler...
  19. Thread: Saddle Sore

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    I got an AirHawk for my K75RT and I love it. I...

    I got an AirHawk for my K75RT and I love it. I don't put it on the seat til I'm into the 2nd tank but it works well into the 3rd and 4th tank on a long day. I think the disconnected feeling you get...
  20. I think waiting on Karma to make their lives a...

    I think waiting on Karma to make their lives a little less fun will only mean some one else will be on the bad end of the stick the next time these guys are racing around in the dark. The police in...
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    Sticky: '94 K75RT I found on ebay w/72k miles. I've...

    '94 K75RT I found on ebay w/72k miles. I've added a few miles, bags and Parabellum w/s. Smooth and YELLOW!
  22. Thread: KRT Fairing

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    odd that the fiche would say 'elect w/s only'...

    odd that the fiche would say 'elect w/s only' when the parts are the same but I can quit worrying about having to return the part and then welding the old one.
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    Thks for the link!! I saw...
  23. Thread: KRT Fairing

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    KRT Fairing

    My K75RT fairing has a broken bracket under the speedo/headlight. The best the local shop can find in the Microfiche shows a bracket but says 'for electric windshield option only.' with no other...
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    windscreens

    i added a parabellum to my K75RT and the noise was so much less I was amazed. I seem to get a wee bit better mileage as well. :clap
  25. spline lube/u-joint maintenance

    what's the service interval on these? Is it different for different K-Bikes? I bought a used K75RT with 70k on it and when I got home and got the bike in, the splines were dry as a bone. The shop...
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