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1Back to top Go down   K100Rs mirror fixing Empty K100Rs mirror fixing on Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:41 pm

nobbylon

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I know there are 2 types of mirror fixing the later ones having a spring clip pushed on via the indicator lens opening.
Does the earlier one just hold by interference fit between the metal c clip on the ball stem and the tube it sits in? thanks for any help, john


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R1100GS Feb 1995
K100RS July 1989
R90s June 1975
R75/6 Feb 1976
F650GD May 2001
    

2Back to top Go down   K100Rs mirror fixing Empty Re: K100Rs mirror fixing on Fri Jul 20, 2018 3:41 pm

nobbylon

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I decided to fix this backing plate myself. I drilled a pilot hole into the shaft and screwed in a filed down self tapper in stainless. I made the clip from a bicycle spoke. Not pretty but itís not seen and works. Result!

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R1100GS Feb 1995
K100RS July 1989
R90s June 1975
R75/6 Feb 1976
F650GD May 2001
    

3Back to top Go down   K100Rs mirror fixing Empty Re: K100Rs mirror fixing on Fri Jul 20, 2018 4:43 pm

Snod Blatter

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That looks like a great fix to me K100Rs mirror fixing 112350


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1989 K100RS SE ABS 8v† VIN: 0149214
Others: 1.5 x Honda CBX250RS-E, '94 CB250, '95 TRX850, '16 Z250SL
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4Back to top Go down   K100Rs mirror fixing Empty Re: K100Rs mirror fixing on Fri Jul 20, 2018 5:49 pm

sidecar paul

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This is how I modified my mirror pods, I removed the plastic insert from the mirror holding ball and drilled and tapped M5

K100Rs mirror fixing Sam_1610

Then I cut away part of the 'reflector' so that I could access the screw with an Allen key.
K100Rs mirror fixing Sam_1611

Now, whenever I need to remove a mirror, I just undo the screw and pull the mirror out, it saves a lot of hassle (and broken mirrors!).

Paul.


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'84 K100RS (0014643) (owned since '85), 86 K100RS (0018891) with Martello sidecar (built as an outfit in '88),
'51 Vincent (since '67),'72 Montesa Cota (from new), '87 Honda RS125R NF4 (bought 2015)†
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5Back to top Go down   K100Rs mirror fixing Empty Re: K100Rs mirror fixing on Fri Jul 20, 2018 11:39 pm

charlie99

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K100Rs mirror fixing 112350† onya Paul†† good mod


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6Back to top Go down   K100Rs mirror fixing Empty Re: K100Rs mirror fixing on Sat Jul 21, 2018 3:25 am

nobbylon

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The only downside with that mod Paul is that the screw could get stuck in the ball joint and then when trying to undo it would, knowing my luck just spin the ball!


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R1100GS Feb 1995
K100RS July 1989
R90s June 1975
R75/6 Feb 1976
F650GD May 2001
    

7Back to top Go down   K100Rs mirror fixing Empty Re: K100Rs mirror fixing on Tue Jul 24, 2018 6:26 pm

sidecar paul

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@nobbylon wrote:The only downside with that mod Paul is that the screw could get stuck in the ball joint and then when trying to undo it would, knowing my luck just spin the ball!


Actually the ball spigot has two flats that locate in the shaped hole in the pod chassis so it can't rotate.

Paul.

    

8Back to top Go down   K100Rs mirror fixing Empty Re: K100Rs mirror fixing on Tue Jul 24, 2018 6:51 pm

nobbylon

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Thanks Paul, I noticed the flats but thought the pod side was just cylindrical. I will look a little closer in the morning!

    

9Back to top Go down   K100Rs mirror fixing Empty Side mirror on Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:59 am

monaro74

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Just before I took the bike off the road for some gearbox "I have no idea what I'm doing" work. I went for a ride and I noticed that the mirror was vibrating a lot. I reached in to touch it doing 80ks on a country road and the bugger just flew off.........I spent the next hour searching the long grass on the side off the road looking for it. Must of looked sus, some bikey looking guy walking in long grass staring at his feet. Two elderly ladies came over to see if they could help. Had a happy ending we found it, unbroken. Now I have to work out what parts are missing the put it back in......

    

10Back to top Go down   K100Rs mirror fixing Empty Re: K100Rs mirror fixing on Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:10 am

Point-Seven-five

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Was it just the glass or the whole thing with the turn signal?† You can still get the clips that hold the mirror pod on the fairing.† They seem to lose their grip as they age(don't we all?) and new ones tighten things up nicely.† They are a bit pricey, but much less than a new mirror assembly.


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Present:
1994 K75RT
1991 K100RS

Past:
1994 BMW K75S
1992 BMW K100RS
1982 Honda FT500
1979 Honda XR185
1977 Honda XL125
1974 Honda XL125
1972 OSSA Pioneer 250
1968 Kawasaki 175
    

11Back to top Go down   K100Rs mirror fixing Empty Re: K100Rs mirror fixing on Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:38 am

Matthew-Brisbane

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Im still trying to work out how to remove the glass

Tried the slam down method no luck ( must be weak )
Tried the cable ties method ( chicken out )†
One day will get the trim tool or see someone who has the skill

    

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