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    Registered User Bob_M's Avatar
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    Aug 2004
    Portland Oregon

    2000 k1200rs

    While still owning 2 airheads, an 84 R100 and an 82 R100RS, I have taken a step into the dark side. I just purchased a 2000 K1200RS. the bike has 25000 miles on it and is very clean. First order of business will be a major service, as it has not been serviced for a few years, then I will ride it to the best of my ability. The airheads were faster than I am and this machine is MUCH faster than I am, but I wanted something more modern. The colors are the silver and blue zebra.

    What should I be on the lookout for? (other than highway patrol?)

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    Debbie's Servant Lee's Avatar
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    May 2003
    SW Iowa
    Make sure the plastic fuel line quick disconnects have been replaced with metal ones. The metal ones from Beemerboneyard look like chrome and you can see them on the right side through the opening in the fairing.

    The rear seal can leak. Check the seam between the trans and engine for seepage.

    This picture shows the metal QDs

    Bob, is a great site for info on the K1200RS
    Last edited by Lee; 07-09-2014 at 01:54 AM.
    Lee 2011 K1300S
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    Past BMW Bikes, 2003 K1200RS, 1991 K75S, 1987 K75T, 1984 R100RT

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