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    You guys were exactly right - they were stuck to...

    You guys were exactly right - they were stuck to the rotors like glue. I tapped them off as instructed and they seem to work normally again.

    Not sure why it happened this time as I've washed...
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    Thanks guys! Hopefully you're right about them...

    Thanks guys! Hopefully you're right about them just being stuck since I put away wet. When you say remove the cover, you mean the little cover above the round area (piston) with "brembo" writing? ...
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    '93 K75 Front Brakes locked!

    Last week I went on a two day trip with the K and it performed flawlessly. Two days after returning I washed the bike in the driveway then returned to garage and put it on the centerstand. That was...
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    My brother just got a 2011 R1200R and I've done a...

    My brother just got a 2011 R1200R and I've done a fair amount of riding on it. I too am 5'8" and find the stock seat height to be perfect. It actually feels smaller than my K75 low. His has the...
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    Thanks - this method worked and I got it removed....

    Thanks - this method worked and I got it removed. Looks like I stripped the threads inside the housing. Talk about irony! I get the seals changed perfectly and screw up the easy part!
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    Stripped coolant plug removal - '93 K75

    After successfully replacing the oil/water pump seals in my K75's pump, I over-ambitiously tightened the coolant drain plug which stripped the threads of the plug while inside the pump housing...
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    That was very helpful - thank you! I think the...

    That was very helpful - thank you! I think the rebuild was a success!
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    K75 Oil/water pump rebuild question

    Hey guys - quick question on the pump rebuild process:

    I am in the process of replacing the seals in my '93's pump and want to make sure I have the parts in the right place. When I got the...
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    Update - the problem turned out to be the...

    Update - the problem turned out to be the temperature relay. I ended up getting a nice used unit from Drake at Kbikeparts.com that did the trick. Tested it today, fan turns on and runs perfectly...
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    I second that!!

    I second that!!
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    Sorry to see you go. There are a few bad apples...

    Sorry to see you go. There are a few bad apples in almost any sizable group of people - they just seem to be much intent on proving their animosity toward others on the internet.

    Also - I've...
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    Sticky: http://i944.photobucket.com/albums/ad290/Recka81/B...

    http://i944.photobucket.com/albums/ad290/Recka81/BMW2-2.jpg
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    Alright - I checked the coolant level in the...

    Alright - I checked the coolant level in the radiator and no coolant was visible when opening the cap. I added coolant and it only took about 4-7 ounces. Do you think that this amount was enough to...
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    I'm sure others will have more definitive...

    I'm sure others will have more definitive information but what happens if you "blip" the throttle a bit while you are trying to get it out of 1st or 2nd? My bike needed the clutch replaced and the...
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    Ok - so based on that data, my fan definitely...

    Ok - so based on that data, my fan definitely should be turning on prior to the temp light (15 degrees difference). The fan blade does turn freely but I have no idea of the condition of the coolant...
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    Greg and 98lee - I'll pull the tank back to check...

    Greg and 98lee - I'll pull the tank back to check the radiator level. If it is low, you think a hose(s) needs to be replaced? I was a bit surprised to see that the fan didn't come on until the...
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    Great, that's definitely a relief. Thanks for...

    Great, that's definitely a relief. Thanks for the info.
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    How much do you bend it?

    How much do you bend it?
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    Thanks for the information. No, I don't think I...

    Thanks for the information. No, I don't think I was riding into the wind. The weird thing was that it came on while riding (not while on side stand) and stayed on until I parked briefly about 10...
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    '93 K75 cooling and gas mileage question

    Prior to posting this, I searched through the forum for the answers but didn't find what I was looking for.

    I've read a lot on here (and the tech site) about the cooling fan and when it...
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    http://www.ibmwr.org/ktech/water-oil-pump-rebuild....

    http://www.ibmwr.org/ktech/water-oil-pump-rebuild.shtml

    Good luck. I'll be attempting this myself in the next month or two. However, I'm expecting to have to buy a new unit when my attempt...
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    Yes, excellent walk through! You don't happen to...

    Yes, excellent walk through! You don't happen to have one for the low version do you? ;)
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    Wow, that's crazy. I'm going to go inspect my...

    Wow, that's crazy. I'm going to go inspect my '93 K's center stand right now!
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    Wish I had known that ... I spent $10 on...

    Wish I had known that ... I spent $10 on shipping. :banghead

    Oh well, thanks for the info, will do that next time.
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    Point taken. I checked the oil pressure sender...

    Point taken. I checked the oil pressure sender as suggested and you are right. The top of the sensor underneath the rubber boot is caked in dried and wet oil. Thanks for the tip! I'm going to...
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