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    '94 K75RT - Fork Oil

    Today I tackled the fork oil on the K75RT, and following a trend, it took me about half the time and a quarter the effort I'd expected. I'd last changed the fork oil on a K75 in 1996, and to be...
  2. Hey Paul - is this CASTROL AXLE LIMITED SLIP...

    Hey Paul - is this CASTROL AXLE LIMITED SLIP the stuff? If so, any thoughts on the synth version?: CASTROL SYNTRAX LIMITED SLIP
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    That is right:
    http://www.guarddogmoly.com/gd401.shtml

    I use Mobil-1 75/90 gear oil and a moly additive, every 12k or once a year. Practically, this works out to every rear tire change - which...
  4. My immediate thought is 5 years is way too long. ...

    My immediate thought is 5 years is way too long. Change it every year with synthetic and think about adding some Moly additive, Guard Dog sell some that is synthetic compatible.
  5. K75RT - Brake Flush, Motion Pro Check Valve Review

    Hi Folks,

    A routine check of the front brake pads on my K75RT showed it was time for a set of new pads. The brake fluid was looking a bit grim as well so I decided to tackle both at the same...
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    Guess it hasn't made the BMW recall page...

    Guess it hasn't made the BMW recall page? It worked for an F800ST I was looking at.
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    To come full circle on this - I test rode a same...

    To come full circle on this - I test rode a same year F800ST at a local dealer and found it to be a bit tight in the knees though I understand peg-lowering kits are available. When I ran the private...
  8. Thread: Learned lesson

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    While you are at it, get a silver Sharpie pen and...

    While you are at it, get a silver Sharpie pen and write your contact info on the inner portion of the outside of the bag where it can't be seen with the bag mounted - if it happens again and you...
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    K75RT to an F800ST - anyone?

    I love my K75RT. That said, it is 20 years old this year and needs to be taken off the road for a good tear down if I want to keep it for another 20 years (which I want to do.). In looking for...
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    Sat on a 2007 K1200R Sport

    And I liked it -- a LOT. Before going for a test ride and getting thoroughly sucked in is there anything I should watch for with the K1200R Sport? I have heard the transmission can be a bit flakey...
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    I used the K100 standard bar on both my K75S and...

    I used the K100 standard bar on both my K75S and K1100RS, it was actually included in the Euro K100 Standard heated grip kit and included bar end weights (so I could keep my Throttlemeister). I...
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    Wow! Lee has forgotten more about K75s than most...

    Wow! Lee has forgotten more about K75s than most will ever know, and generously (and patiently) shares his knowledge with any and all who ask. I'd suggest withholding opinion of him for some other...
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    Sticky: Man that stinks! Fortunately replacement...

    Man that stinks! Fortunately replacement Tupperware isn't hard to find - check kbikeparts, re-psycle, Beemerboneyard, IBMWR, eBay, etc.
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    Sticky: Too funny! I envy that commute, much less clutch...

    Too funny! I envy that commute, much less clutch work!

    We should meet up at the marina sometime this spring and kick tires.
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    Sticky: Hey Chris - you wouldn't happen to commute to...

    Hey Chris - you wouldn't happen to commute to Alexandria on it would you? I pass a guy on a White K100RS on the GW parkway by National Airport almost every morning as i am heading in on my K75RT....
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    Hey Bruce, I saw those lights at TrakAuto too -...

    Hey Bruce, I saw those lights at TrakAuto too - did you wire them in to the running rear light or brake lights? How did you do the wiring?

    Thanks!
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    Is there a color code on the loose wire? Coming out of a bundle? Is it bare at the end or does it have a connector? Pics always help :)
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    '94 K75RT - Clutch Adjustment (Solved)

    Hi Folks,

    Lately the might K has been downright finicky about its shifting, well, even more so than a typical K. Yesterday morning I had the bike on the centerstand when I started it and noticed...
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    That was a helpful response..... According to...

    That was a helpful response.....

    According to the IBMWR K100 FAQ:
    http://www.ibmwr.org/ktech/k100-faq.shtml
    The PnP fuel guage is not available on the '85 without significant modification. That...
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    All of that. I was caught up in one a few years...

    All of that. I was caught up in one a few years ago in Arlington Virginia - I was questioned for a bit (I am guessing to try and determine if I had been drinking) then asked to produce all the...
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    BMW Motorcycles & Google Streetview

    I'll admit, I've been addicted to Google Earth, Google Maps, and Google Streetview for over 8 years now. In some of my wanders I've seen some interesting things - no less, BMW Motorcycles!

    So how...
  22. Thread: K75 Choke issue

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    Thanks folks, I have recently replaced the vacuum...

    Thanks folks, I have recently replaced the vacuum buttons as well as the crank breather hose - I have not however measured the lift at the idle screw. Looks like slot #1 on the weekend chore list...
  23. Thread: K75 Choke issue

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    K75 Choke issue

    Ok, I know it is really an idle enrichment adjuster, but it is acting up nonetheless. The first notch does nothing, no change in idle speed, no affect on cold start. The second notch does work, and...
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    Spent a long weekend riding eastern West Virginia...

    Spent a long weekend riding eastern West Virginia (and western Virginia). It was magnificent! Stopped by the Hermitage, it is still closed and for sale but at least someone is keeping it up. And...
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    Fox TC for a '94 ABS K75 RT?

    Hi Folks,

    I need a new rear shock and have a line on a (very) used Fox TC. Anyone know what model number is made for the ABS-equipped K75RT? Also, anyone have any thoughts on rebuildability...
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