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    Thanks for the info and the pic! That definitely...

    Thanks for the info and the pic! That definitely helped. Bummer about your tale of woe but at least it worked out in the end. In my case the bolts on fork bottoms came out ok but if they required...
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    Great thread.....really helped me as I'm doing...

    Great thread.....really helped me as I'm doing the fork seals on my '90 K75s. I also am planning on installing fork gaiters (the rancho shock boots). Regarding the gaiters, I wonder about the...
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    Just a quick follow up. I adjusted the cable...

    Just a quick follow up. I adjusted the cable again and paid closer attention to the lever free play. I found that the free play amount greatly influences perceived engagement point. I set the...
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    Thanks for the replies...in the future I will...

    Thanks for the replies...in the future I will include the bike model and year in the thread title. For a time I was also riding a different bike that had an "earlier" engage point. I think i...
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    '90 K75S Clutch Engagement Point

    Did a search but couldnt quite find the answer ('90 K75s with 93K miles - orig clutch). When letting out the clutch, the clutch doesnt engage until the last 1/3-1/4 of the hand lever travel. Is this...
  6. Thread: K75 Spline Lube

    by JRX111
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    Hey thanks for the inputs. I wasnt looking...

    Hey thanks for the inputs. I wasnt looking forward to taking things apart again to make sure the clip in the front end of the driveshaft was properly engaged. I'm pretty sure I seated it properly 2...
  7. Thread: K75 Spline Lube

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    K75 Spline Lube

    I know this topic has been covered extensively - but I just tried to do a rear spline lube using the "modified Anton method" where minimal unbolting is required to gain access to the rear splines. ...
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    I too have an Aeroflow in addition to the stock...

    I too have an Aeroflow in addition to the stock windscreen. I think the Aeroflow has helped a little (not a lot) to reduce wind buffeting on my helmet. I am 5'10" and have bar-backs on my K75s). ...
  9. Thread: Dyna=beads!

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    Just finished a 1700 mile road trip after putting...

    Just finished a 1700 mile road trip after putting the dyna beads in

    per earlier post, the front is brand new with no balancing other than 2 oz of dyna beads, the rear had 1000 miles on a tire...
  10. Thread: Dyna=beads!

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    I just put Dyna Beads in my new K75 front tire (2...

    I just put Dyna Beads in my new K75 front tire (2 oz - put them in as I was mounting the tire), and 1 oz in the rear tire that has about 1000 miles on it and was dealer-balanced with standard...
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    Thanks! I'll follow that advice. The regulator...

    Thanks! I'll follow that advice. The regulator is pretty easy to remove, so I won't mind pulling it in a couple of years.
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    Replacing Alternator Brushes

    I need advice/tips on replacing the alternator brushes on a K75s. I see there is another recent thread on where to get such brushes, but I didnt want to hijack it (BTW I bought the brushes at my...
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    If you go to their website I recall there being...

    If you go to their website I recall there being an explanation of how it works. The only place anywhere near me that will change a tire that I bought elsewhere charged me $40 and messed up my newly...
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    I too have a K75s as my 1st bike. Mines a '90. ...

    I too have a K75s as my 1st bike. Mines a '90. Regarding your progressive shock - it sounds like you have the same issue that I had on my progressive when I first installed it.

    If your problem...
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    Thanks for all the inputs. I have only been...

    Thanks for all the inputs. I have only been riding for a year and I kinda doubt my ability to judge the optimum handling characteristics for my bike using different tire pressure. I'm 180 lbs and...
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    K75s Correct Tire Pressure

    I keep meaning to ask about this. What are the proper tire pressures for a K75s? (For one up and two up riding). My owners manual has one set of numbers, Clymers has another set of numbers, and an...
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    Last year I installed a Aeroflow windscreen on my...

    Last year I installed a Aeroflow windscreen on my K75s, as I felt that the original windscreen produced excessive buffeting (at least for me). The change was worth it for me - it definitely reduced...
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    K75ster: Based on your description .... I had...

    K75ster:

    Based on your description .... I had the exact same problem with the Progressive shock that I installed on my '90 K75s a few months ago. The coils would "catch" on the inside of the...
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    Just to close this thread out. I finally got...

    Just to close this thread out. I finally got around to taking a closer look at the rear brake and determined that the master cylinder piston got seized in the bore. Apparently it got stuck the...
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    FWIW I just installed bar-backs (from A&S) on my...

    FWIW I just installed bar-backs (from A&S) on my K75s. I did switch to a longer brake hose - the old stock line just seemed too short, plus it was an excuse to replace all the 16 yr old brake hoses...
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    Thanks all - I'll give that advice a try once I...

    Thanks all - I'll give that advice a try once I get the bike to point where I can start/run it.
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    K75 Air Flow Meter Adjustment

    (My first post) I've owned a '90 K75s for a year now, and am in the process of doing some maintenance and restoration work. When removing the airflow meter assy from the airbox, I inadvertently...
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