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Old 04-23-2012, 04:59 AM   #1756
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Does the K75 have a TPS ? If so mabe its not adjusted correctly.
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Old 04-23-2012, 07:00 AM   #1757
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Does the K75 have a TPS ? If so mabe its not adjusted correctly.
The K75 and K100 has a TPS. It's function is to shut off the fuel injection when rolling off the throttle so the engine doesn't have the decelleratoion pop. At 1800 rpm the fuel injection is switched back on.
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Old 04-24-2012, 06:04 AM   #1758
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Old 04-24-2012, 06:25 AM   #1759
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That's a pretty funny ad when you consider that you have to take the whole rear half of the bike apart just to replace the $1.50 clutch nut O-ring when it gets old and starts leaking.
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Old 04-24-2012, 06:32 AM   #1760
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That's a pretty funny ad when you consider that you have to take the whole rear half of the bike apart just to replace the $1.50 clutch nut O-ring when it gets old and starts leaking.
I knew you would respond to that ad....
Nothings easy......

It does remind me of the first pics Larry sent when I thought he was just going to clean things up a bit......

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Old 04-24-2012, 06:59 AM   #1761
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Old 04-24-2012, 09:38 PM   #1762
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M.R - What's the deal on your bike? This gent has had your bike for over a year at this point (14 months) and it still isn't back into your hands.

Status update? What exactly is taking him so long to finish it?
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Old 04-25-2012, 02:42 AM   #1763
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How about changing the air filter?

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That's a pretty funny ad when you consider that you have to take the whole rear half of the bike apart just to replace the $1.50 clutch nut O-ring when it gets old and starts leaking.
It is a 30 second, no tools required job on my 73 CB350F, on my 93 K LT, not so much... same with a battery change.
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Old 04-25-2012, 06:11 AM   #1764
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M.R - What's the deal on your bike? This gent has had your bike for over a year at this point (14 months) and it still isn't back into your hands.

Status update? What exactly is taking him so long to finish it?
Larry is taking The K to the Quail Even in Carmel California on May 5th where it will be on displayed. He is scheduled for a interview with Motorcycle Journal France and the rallye ride. I am meeting him in Medford Oregon to pick the bike up and bring her back to Seattle May 7th.


Yep, it's been a long wait. But, it's coming to conclussion on May 7th. Reasons....there's been many. But, I'm good with all of it. I can tell you it's wasn't because of a lack of effort. Larry is a extremely dedicated and focused person. Besides look at all the great Ks we've seen on this thread while we wait.

I think I've bought and sold 4 bikes while I waited......


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Old 04-25-2012, 09:03 AM   #1765
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Old 04-27-2012, 05:25 AM   #1766
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Old 04-27-2012, 05:48 AM   #1767
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It says nothin about the rest of the powertrain
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Old 04-27-2012, 12:09 PM   #1768
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Question thoughts?

I am thinking about picking up a 1992 bmw K75RT from my trusted dealership. It has over 100,000 mi, but has been completly gone over. 505.48 worth of parts.450.00 worth of labor.The asking price is 2750.00, and is bone stock as near as i can tell. I would be moving from a 2009 bmw g650 Xcountry with 10,000 mi, thinking the RT will be better on the hwy. What i don't want to get into is endless repairs. This would be my only bike. what do you guys think?
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Old 04-27-2012, 12:15 PM   #1769
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Old 04-27-2012, 01:51 PM   #1770
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I am thinking about picking up a 1992 bmw K75RT from my trusted dealership. It has over 100,000 mi, but has been completly gone over. 505.48 worth of parts.450.00 worth of labor.The asking price is 2750.00, and is bone stock as near as i can tell. I would be moving from a 2009 bmw g650 Xcountry with 10,000 mi, thinking the RT will be better on the hwy. What i don't want to get into is endless repairs. This would be my only bike. what do you guys think?
Ask them if you can see the drive shaft splines. That would be my biggest concern on a 100k bike.

More on splines here: http://www.motobrick.com/index.php/topic,490.0.html

For the most part they are gas and oil bikes although on a 20 year old bike with 100k stuff will fail now and then but I wouldn't let that scare me off if the bike looks like it's been well taken care of.
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