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1Back to top Go down   Rebuild kits? Empty Rebuild kits? on Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:38 pm

jmccrary

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Since I am rebuilding my bike, I would like to dive into the motor to replace the oil and water pump, and take the covers off to inspect as well.  Does anyone make a rebuild kit or is it just piece it all together?  TIA!

Justin

    

2Back to top Go down   Rebuild kits? Empty Re: Rebuild kits? on Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:53 pm

92KK 84WW Olaf

92KK 84WW Olaf
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If you put the VIN and model in your signature it will help those that will answer the question for you.

The oil/water pump does have a rebuild kit but early ones usually end up needing a new shaft. impeller, seals and be aware the ceramic seal is so easily broken........great care is needed to do it successfully. If its working you could leave it well alone but on almost all Ks its a case of when it fails, not if.

There are lots of other things to do if you have the bike apart that are simple, such as sprag clutch clean, inspect output shaft rivets [again there is a 6/12 rivet issue depending on year],


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1992 K100LT 0193214 Bertha Alaska Blue 101,000 miles
1984 K100RT 0022575 Brutus Baja Red 578 bought 36,000 now 89,150 miles
1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 689 58,645 now 100,380 miles
1983 K100RS 0011171 Fricka 606 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell No 33,600 miles
    

3Back to top Go down   Rebuild kits? Empty Re: Rebuild kits? on Thu Mar 29, 2018 1:05 pm

Two Wheels Better

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As for water/oil pump pieces there are 'kits' available but, of course, as stated previously, one would need to know which year/model you own for the correct bits to be obtained. If there's no sign of coolant in your engine oil and the weep hole at the base of the pump is dry I'd leave it alone for the future.

Here's a piccie from Motobins UK of a 'kit' to fit most Ks.
Rebuild kits? K100_w10


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1977 R75/7-R100 black, '87 K100RS red, '93 K11-K12 aka 'Big Block' black, '96 K1100RS black, '98 K1200RS red, '09 K1300GT red, & 2013 R1200RT-Polizia black & white.

    

4Back to top Go down   Rebuild kits? Empty Re: Rebuild kits? on Thu Mar 29, 2018 1:26 pm

jmccrary

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Thanks for the info...it is a 1985 k100 RT...I will try to get the VIN and put it in my sig after lunch today if not tomorrow  Very Happy

    

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