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    Ride

    The May 16th ride has been canceled. There is no requirement to be a member to join the rides we will have this season. This is a good, fun group. Hope you can join us at the Monday evening meetings,...
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    Poll: I like the whine of the engine, so k-whiners is...

    I like the whine of the engine, so k-whiners is silly but ok.

    What about venerable k's (goes with vintage k's), sacred k's (goes with venerable k's), original k's (O-K's)? Or, we ride k's (We-RK)?...
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    Today, I ordered a pre 5/85 K-bike filter basket...

    Today, I ordered a pre 5/85 K-bike filter basket from Beemerboneyard. They have some but are not listed on their website, I was told. The ones listed on their website are post 5/85 and a return(?)...
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    Thanks for the suggestions. I did pull the pump...

    Thanks for the suggestions. I did pull the pump out, energized it briefly and it did pump the rest of the gas out, but it was noisy, rattling a little. The plastic holder is cracked and the rubber is...
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    K100RT Fuel Pump

    I just received an EBAY '85 K100RT, 42K, looks good, but there is a problem with the fuel pump.

    When the key is turned on, there is no sound from the pump. When the start button is pushed, the...
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    Klassic K

    Count me in too. I traded my '85 K100RT I had brought back to life several years prior for a '94 R1100RS last year. I love the RS, but I also missed the K100RT, especially in winter. Two days ago I...
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    I think I said this already but couldn't find it,...

    I think I said this already but couldn't find it, and no one is going there anyway, but I like TECHHead for the technological advances and high tech look. But, BMW is known for that anyway, so...
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    new boxer

    Looks high tech to me, so how about Tech-Head. :clap:clap:clap

    Dave
    '94 R1100RS
    '83 R100RT
    '09 KLR650
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    Thanks again for the additional comments. I have...

    Thanks again for the additional comments. I have many parts to the original fairing but I haven't had time to really sort it all out. The main upper fairing is cracked and one piece where the right...
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    Excellent. Thanks much for the great detailed...

    Excellent. Thanks much for the great detailed descriptions. This will be an exciting project. :brad

    Cheers,
    Dave
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    R100RT Faring interchangable '78 to '83?

    Oilhead and now a Airhead too! I just bought a 1983 R100RT in good mechanical condition (99k) I want to fix up. But, the faring and related parts are a mess and off the bike, and there is no...
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    I am trying dynabeads

    It is just a testimonial, but I am trying dynabeads, front and rear, new Bridgestone BT 45's, 1985 K100RT, balancing weights from last set of tires removed. So far, so good. I have about 500 miles...
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    K100 tires

    I just put Bridgestone BT 45's on my '85 K100RT and also used dynabeads for balancing. I am very happy so far, but after only 250 miles.
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    BT45's mounted Followup

    This is just a follow-up. I bought the tires through Southwest MOTO -good speedy delivery. I took the Bridgestone BT45's out yesterday, partly sunny, dry, about 55 F, on the 1985 K100RT to break...
  15. Thread: Vibrations

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    K100 RT vibrations

    I have heard this before about K100 vibrations. Maybe I just got a good one, but my 1985 K100RT bought with 31K 2 years ago runs with virtually no bothersome vibration. It does have rubber mounted...
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    1985 K100RT tires

    I have read numerous comments and am considering Bridgestone BT45's for my '85 K100RT. I bought it 1 1/2 years ago with nearly new Perrelli Sport Demons on it: 7K later they need changing. I ride it...
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    Wow. What great holiday spirit. I'll put my name...

    Wow. What great holiday spirit. I'll put my name in the hat too. Thanks.

    Dave
    '85 K100RT
    '91 XT600
  18. I have a 1985 K100RT with Perelli Sport Demons...

    I have a 1985 K100RT with Perelli Sport Demons that were already on the bike with about 500 miles on them when I bought it 1 1/2 years ago (the bike had mostly sat for about 2 years). 6K later, the...
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    Well, I think finding and installing a brace is...

    Well, I think finding and installing a brace is worth a try. Thanks for all the responses.

    Dave
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    Thanks for the information. Dave

    Thanks for the information.

    Dave
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    K100RT fork brace: is it worth it?

    I have a 1985 K100RT I bought (with 32K mi) and fixed up last summer and so far have ridden it about 5K miles on Missouri and Arkansas Ozark twisty roads. While it is a bit heavy, I like the way the...
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    I have a 1985 K100RT I bought last summer and...

    I have a 1985 K100RT I bought last summer and which I enjoy tremendously. I have never had such shaking. It is very smooth, very little engine vibration and none from the tires. Have the tires...
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    Thanks for the helpful comments on the dimly...

    Thanks for the helpful comments on the dimly glowing alternator light and the link for the diode fix. I did clean the ignition switch when I purchased the K100rt because it would only engage the...
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    dimly lit red charging light, Alternator?

    I have a 1985 K100RT bought last year, now with 37K. The charging light has recently started to dimly glow intermittently. The question is, should I check the battery and/or the alternator to see...
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    Last summer I had this problem with a '85k100RT I...

    Last summer I had this problem with a '85k100RT I purchased. The bike had been neglected and didn't handle well, just as you describe at low speeds. I found that the steering head bearings had been...
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