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Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 1,107,937
Posted By ivantheterrible
what kind of handlebars do you have on that bike?

what kind of handlebars do you have on that bike?
Forum: Old's Cool 10-24-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 55,568
Posted By ivantheterrible
Some good looking k's here. I'd post mine, but...

Some good looking k's here. I'd post mine, but it's pretty rat/ugly.

I've ridden it less then 100 miles, so there's that, but I really like it so far. I even like the sound of it, which i wouldn't...
Forum: Hacks 10-21-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,524
Posted By ivantheterrible
Little update. Got a K75 for a good price. Needed...

Little update. Got a K75 for a good price. Needed a new clutch, which was a surprisingly easy install, so i just got it on the road. I figure I'll ride it for a while and see if I bond with it before...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 1,107,937
Posted By ivantheterrible
that looks pretty good. got any pics from other...

that looks pretty good. got any pics from other angles?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-09-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,154
Posted By ivantheterrible
yes, I know how to remove the cluster, the...

yes, I know how to remove the cluster, the problem is all the stuff kimjongfun described.

I guess the circuit board in german would be pretty hard for a non german speaking person to follow, huh?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-09-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,154
Posted By ivantheterrible
I hope, but don't expect, this thread might go...

I hope, but don't expect, this thread might go into how to remove the gigantic instrument cluster, without having an electrical engineering degree.

I've researched about this and posted on other...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-07-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,154
Posted By ivantheterrible
I'm in a similar place as you, having just...

I'm in a similar place as you, having just purchased a '90 k75s. I just replaced the clutch and am in the process of doing some general maintenance before I can ride it. I've allowed myself to get...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,908
Posted By ivantheterrible
you said people 'tell' you how dangerous it is....

you said people 'tell' you how dangerous it is. There is no question being asked, so smile and nod, or stare at them blankly until discomfort sets in.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2,802
Views: 830,696
Posted By ivantheterrible
I had, and recently sold, the bajaj chetak 4t....

I had, and recently sold, the bajaj chetak 4t. loved it. Fun reliable scoot.
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 1,107,937
Posted By ivantheterrible
It looks really good. On some of the customs the...

It looks really good. On some of the customs the cut outs on the bottom front of the tank don't bother me, but it really stands out (not in a good way) on others.
Nice work on over coming that issue.
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 1,107,937
Posted By ivantheterrible
welcome kthis, Did you make the tank? love...

welcome kthis,

Did you make the tank? love it.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-06-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,561
Posted By ivantheterrible
yeah, I need to have the spines rebuilt/replaced,...

yeah, I need to have the spines rebuilt/replaced, whatever. they're pretty far gone. Is there any place on the east coast that does it?
Forum: Old's Cool 09-06-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,561
Posted By ivantheterrible
I need a final drive and driveshaft, at least....

I need a final drive and driveshaft, at least. rats. Anyone got a parts bike?
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,561
Posted By ivantheterrible
I need a clutch for a k75. I haven't dug into it...

I need a clutch for a k75. I haven't dug into it yet to see if I need all the parts.
Will a k100 clutch fit a k75?
I looked at beemerbone yard sight, and they are out of stock, so if someone...
Forum: Hacks 08-24-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,524
Posted By ivantheterrible
I've gone to look at a few BMW K bikes, but...

I've gone to look at a few BMW K bikes, but they've either lived a life of neglect, or had high miles and no spline attention. But i'm still pretty set on the K bikes, just have to find the right one.
Forum: Hacks 08-24-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,524
Posted By ivantheterrible
First step

I guess discussing and becoming more informed is the first step, but this feels like more of a commitment.

http://awittk.smugmug.com/Side-car/i-Q2RkkQG/0/M/sc2-M.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By ivantheterrible
not that it matters, but I hate when a thread...

not that it matters, but I hate when a thread dead ends.
i decided to pass on the bike. Too many k bikes to that a chance on one as sketchy as that one. The hunt continues.
Forum: Hacks 08-15-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,987
Posted By ivantheterrible
I love fat dogs! I meant it as a compliment!

I love fat dogs! I meant it as a compliment!
Forum: Hacks 08-15-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,663
Posted By ivantheterrible
I figured what the hell and called the guy. Super...

I figured what the hell and called the guy. Super nice, seem to know his stuff on sidecars, and offered to deliver it to me! It's a pretty cool rig at a good price, but my dream is to do some (most)...
Forum: Hacks 08-14-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,987
Posted By ivantheterrible
That's the coolest rig I've ever seen. And in my...

That's the coolest rig I've ever seen. And in my sidecar obsession I've seen hundreds over the past month!
I'm not sure why it speaks to me so. It kinda reminds me of a fat dog that to just want to...
Forum: Hacks 08-14-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,663
Posted By ivantheterrible
that's very tempting, but I have something coming...

that's very tempting, but I have something coming together that I think might serve me better. I'm picking up a Ural tr500 reproduction on Saturday and I've been looking at suitable tugs for the last...
Forum: Hacks 08-14-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3,639
Views: 619,650
Posted By ivantheterrible
Hey, just so we're clear- my :norton was directed...

Hey, just so we're clear- my :norton was directed at me, not at ridingdonkeys or anyone else!
Forum: Hacks 08-14-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3,639
Views: 619,650
Posted By ivantheterrible
I considered it my self. I wonder how long it...

I considered it my self. I wonder how long it would last going off road? :norton
Forum: Old's Cool 08-07-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By ivantheterrible
thanks for all the replies. It's on hold, for...

thanks for all the replies. It's on hold, for now, but i might pick it up this weekend, if it hasn't sold first.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-07-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By ivantheterrible
I've heard it's more like $1000 to $1200 to fix....

I've heard it's more like $1000 to $1200 to fix. Not true? I could get my mind around $600, but any higher would be a deal breaker.
Forum: Hacks 08-06-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By ivantheterrible
thanks Bobmws. Here's the thread i started in...

thanks Bobmws.
Here's the thread i started in Olds school, if anyone is interested

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24786938#post24786938
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By ivantheterrible
I'm not sure the need or the procedure are the...

I'm not sure the need or the procedure are the same between the K and the R bikes. I've had a couple of R bikes, but this is my first K-bike. Maybe someone will set me straight.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By ivantheterrible
thanks. I'm pretty sure I'm going to get it,...

thanks. I'm pretty sure I'm going to get it, unless a bunch of folks say RUN, and back it up with personal tales of regret. I went to sleep last night feeling excited and optimistic about it, but...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By ivantheterrible
K75 sline lube doubts

I'm not sure if I'd get more responses here or in road warriors, but here goes.
I'm looking to buy a K75 with 59,000 miles, pretty clean, good looking bike, good price, but the spline lube history...
Forum: Hacks 08-06-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By ivantheterrible
I saw and rode the K75 last night and I think I'm...

I saw and rode the K75 last night and I think I'm going to buy it. The only hesitation I have is---the spline lube history is a little sketchy. I think I'll start a new thread in the 'olds cool'...
Forum: Hacks 08-05-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By ivantheterrible
thanks for all of the speedy replies. I'm going...

thanks for all of the speedy replies. I'm going to look at the K75 tonight. There is also a K100 LT that looks interesting. As others have said, I also prefer the K75. Does anyone think the power...
Forum: Hacks 08-05-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By ivantheterrible
thanks for the replies. I looked at the K100 last...

thanks for the replies. I looked at the K100 last night, low miles low price, but it hadn't seen much love at all in it's life, so I decided to pass. But there's a K100 LT that i'm going to look at,...
Forum: Hacks 08-03-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By ivantheterrible
K100 vs. ?

I've got a few things in the works, and nothing is certain, but one of the 'things' is getting a K100 for a tug. I've got a lead on one for a good price, but the whole 'it'll roast you alive in the...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-03-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By ivantheterrible
thanks y'all. It's not something I'm likely to...

thanks y'all. It's not something I'm likely to take on, but its an opportunity, so I thought I'd at least figure out what was involved.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-03-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2,496
Views: 589,899
Posted By ivantheterrible
Free - Bill Silver Restoration Reference guide...

Free - Bill Silver Restoration Reference guide for 1961-1967 CB72/77 Hawk & Superhawk, CL72/77 (250-305) Scrambler. PM me and it's yours.

Sorry all-i've already found a taker for it.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-03-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By ivantheterrible
straightening a frame?

theres a BMW /2 that I'm interested in for a conversion bike (putting a 1970's R90 engine in) but the frame is bent. I have seen it, but I don't have any pictures. If you look along the spine of the...
Forum: Hacks 08-01-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,524
Posted By ivantheterrible
i've got something coming together. Hope to have...

i've got something coming together. Hope to have something to report (one way or another) soon.
Forum: Hacks 08-01-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,524
Posted By ivantheterrible
Gosh, I lost track of my own thread! Thanks for...

Gosh, I lost track of my own thread! Thanks for that Strong bad! very informative!
Forum: Hacks 08-01-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,663
Posted By ivantheterrible
glad to hear it wasn't just me!

glad to hear it wasn't just me!
Forum: Hacks 07-31-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,663
Posted By ivantheterrible
I saw that. i considered it, and went as far to...

I saw that. i considered it, and went as far to sends some emails back and forth, but they were very inconsistent in their communicates.
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