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1Back to top Go down    New Member from the Bay Area, K100LT on Wed Oct 05, 2016 7:52 pm

dave33333

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It's an '87 with 42K miles, paid $1800.  So far I've put on new tires (Metzler Sportek Klassik), new front brake pads (EBC Semi-Sintered), had a local hose shop fabricate new ss brake lines front and rear for $120, flushed the brake fluid, replaced the torn rubber cup at the rear of the transmission (what a mess!), adjusted the clutch, changed the air filter, purchased new keys from motokeys.com using the codes from PO, set up the powerlet on the dash to charge my cellphone, removed the PO's CB Radio, purchased aftermarket bag liners off of ebay, replaced grips, replaced all bulbs (headlight bulbs, taillight bulbs, and turn signal bulbs)
 
I’ve purchased all necessary parts for oil/filter change including new sight glass, final drive fluid change, transmission fluid change, coolant change which hopefully will be this weekend. 
 

After that it’ll be replacing the crankcase breather hose, fuel hoses using gates lines as well as the fuel filter, lubing the final drive splines, new radiator cap with interior o-rings.  Should then be up to snuff.

    

2Back to top Go down    Re: New Member from the Bay Area, K100LT on Wed Oct 05, 2016 9:13 pm

RicK G

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Welcome Dave, you sure are giving the new lady all the love and attention that has been missing from her life for a while.
Now all you need to do is take her for a long ride.


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3Back to top Go down    Re: New Member from the Bay Area, K100LT on Thu Oct 06, 2016 8:09 am

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WelKome!


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4Back to top Go down    Re: New Member from the Bay Area, K100LT on Thu Oct 06, 2016 12:43 pm

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Welcome Dave,

It's always good to get those jobs done. Gets you to know your bike much better and avoids those nagging doubts about what the previous owner did or did not do. 

Don't know what part of the USA you are in, but hopefully you will have enough good weather left to be able to get out on your bike and reap the rewards of all the maintenance work. 

Enjoy


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"Heidi" K100LT 1991 (Grey) (VIN 0190172 Engine No. 104EB 2590 2213) - 5th owner. January 2014 (34,000 - 61,000 miles and counting....)
"Gretel" K100LT 1989 (Silver Grey) (VIN 0177324 Engine No. 104EA 2789 2211) - 4th+ owner. September 2015 (58,500miles and counting....). Cat C Insurance write-off rebuild Feb 17
"Donor" K100LT 1990 (Red)  (VIN 0178091 Engine No. 4489 2024) - 6th & final owner (crash write-off now donor bike).   June 2012 (73,000 miles) to November 2013 (89,500 miles)
    

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