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101Back to top Go down   1986 K100RT ex police single seat Renno - Page 3 Empty Re: 1986 K100RT ex police single seat Renno on Sun Sep 23, 2012 3:00 am

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rossco wrote:Okay, if anyone wants me over the next week, just look for the guy hunting for a miracle.
That is what I will need to be ready in 5 weeks.

The bike is back together again. Had the gearbox and clutch off looking for the mysterious vibration.
It is the alternator.
Stuck the toolbox stethescope on it and it is rattling like a 2 year olds toy.
I will pull it off to check the rubber nuts are ok.
Failing that is there a rebuild kit for them or is it a new/ reconditioned one?

Lastly, I cannot get brake pressure on the rear brake. One seal was torn so got the kit, but I still can't get pressure. In 1st gear the motor is stronger than the brake.
Pads are ok, but not new so I will try new pads tomorrow.

The K100 series are known for their difficulty to get the brakes to bleed effectively.

If you have access to a "power bleed" kit, which uses compressor fed air, that's the best way by far. If you're got to do it manually, it's going to take ages.

By comparison, my ute brakes take 20 minutes from empty to fully bled, whereas the front brakes on my K100TIC take the same time!

    

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Ok. Major win.
Alternator off, little bit of grease on the monkey nuts, slipped back on like it was meant to go there and she is running as smooth as the day I got her.
Vibration fixed.

Now for the brakes.


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Thanks Alex. I did manage to get hold of a bleed kit, but the damn rear brake reservoir is much too big for it and I don't have a spare cap to butcher to make it work.


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Who is this Major Win you speak of? Is he any relation to Sergeant Rock?

    

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Just got the go ahead to get the K registered so I can make the Bingara trip.
Brakes....how can I fix the rear brake.?
Suggestions


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Basic/2 6308802K100CJ  05/1988

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The rear brake is usually very easy and quick to bleed especially when no ABS is involved.
Check that the line from M/C to the caliper is good, I had one where the inner was busted but not leaking to the outside but into the outer sheath and causing a no brakes feel but no leak.
There was a big bubble the size of my thumb in the line after pumping and it would slowly return to normal in about 10 mins. There was a small amount of brake whick kept me bleeding without any luck.
These bubbles will usually occur near either end right at the banjo fitting.


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rossco ...i guess you have a line exiting the bleed adaptor on the rear calliper .

i always use one to a bottle (squeezy type ) that will give vacuume to the bleedoff when connected together .

could it be that between pumps and closed valve that air is getting back in ? durring the bleed process ?

yay good to hear the possibility of the bingara trip mate .....more the merrier ...= serious fun


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108Back to top Go down   1986 K100RT ex police single seat Renno - Page 3 Empty YES YES YES on Tue Sep 25, 2012 11:32 pm

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Happy? Pleased? Over the Moon?

YES TO ALL.

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In the end for the brakes the simplest is often the easiest.
I adjusted the screw at the pedal. Took up the slack.

Oh. And she passed.

Now I have 2 weeks to get it registered.
I knew I took the day off work for a good reason.


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1986 K100RT VIN 0093801K100RT with summer fairing for a northern visitor

Basic/2 6308802K100CJ  05/1988

K1100RS 0194321
    

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Woohoo! That's the way!

    

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Excellent news rossco
looking forward to seeing you up the road
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Well done mate. A green slip is next and QBE is about $90 less than all the rest...trust me I have looked and looked.


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Thanks,
Anyone use Insure My Ride? Their ctp is $386. About $80 less than QBE $462.

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1986 K100RT VIN 0093801K100RT with summer fairing for a northern visitor

Basic/2 6308802K100CJ  05/1988

K1100RS 0194321
    

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rossco wrote:Happy? Pleased? Over the Moon?

YES TO ALL.

Oh. And she passed.

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yay rossco !!!


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My QBE is $340.....must be different away from the big smoke.
By the way, have a look on those rego papers and you will find a section which asks how many wheels drive the vehicle.......none for a motorbike...I wrote my own comments there and the bloke at the RTA had a good laugh. No mention of a one wheel drive!


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Rossco check out NRMA veteran motorcycle insurance for bikes over 15 years. The quote is good and they
will get your bike home to you for you to repair if you want, as long as you are 100 klm away. (put you up and get you home too).
Just a thought.
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Congrats on getting it that far Rossco 1986 K100RT ex police single seat Renno - Page 3 22936

You must be well pleased.

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Thanks guys. Very pleased.
RT I had a look at Nrma after you mentioned it, trouble is it does not cover for trips to and from work.
Been so long since I rode I don't think the car will be getting a lot of use.
Don't want to get that insurance and have them say I was going to work and not covered.
It is certainly a good deal for the casual rider



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Basic/2 6308802K100CJ  05/1988

K1100RS 0194321
    

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i am with shannons green slip for my bike was $277.00
comprehensive insurance $240.00 and they would insure it before it was registed
might be worth a phone call


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88KE I am more than well pleased.
Turns out my wife is not as happy as I am.
She was quite pleased while I was busy getting the bike going and had a goal and something to get me out of the house.
Now it is done she is not so happy. I asked if she thought I would never get it registered and that is why she encouraged me?
Turns out she loves me and was never really happy about me riding again. She was just being supportive. aaawwww.
(If you are reading along at home with your kitten, now would be a good time to get a few of those precious tears).

Thanks Col,
Tried Shannons. Turns out I am not an 'enthusiast'
Guy started asking me questions about why I like the BMW and what clubs I am in and who I ride with and what events I have been on.
I asked what the f that has to do with insurance.
He said they are a niche insurer.
Explained I have had the bike for 20 years and had been unregistered for 12 of those years. So no, while I was not riding the bike I was not a part of a biking club and did not attend events.
Then I explained again the bike was not going for 12 years and he was still asking me stupid questions.
In the end I told him not to waste my time and hung up.

Looks like Insure My Ride is cheapest by hundreds for the big smoke (Sydney)

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1986 K100RT VIN 0093801K100RT with summer fairing for a northern visitor

Basic/2 6308802K100CJ  05/1988

K1100RS 0194321
    

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sounds like you got to talk to some wanker who thinks every one that rides a bike needs to be in a club of some description ( he most likely rides a harley and wont go for a ride if there is a cloud in the sky or rain forcasts in the next week) and doesnt understand the basic of selling something and therefore lost you business
you should have told you belong to to a collective of over of over 2200 enthusiasts from all over the world
all of who are more f))(*&^g helpful than you will ever be


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Good one Rossco another K100 escapes from the clutches of the garage, see all your hard work payed divitends.
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I found shannons piss easy all they wanted make , year , model and how often I rode it oh and my age and suburb and wether it was in a secure lock up garage all done over the phone around $20 a month

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well put col ....erm yes

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Strange about Shannons. I rang them as well on Col's advice. Same sort of questions, exactly how many kms per year, where and how often I rode the bike. They got upset that I would ride it for more than 2 days a week. No quote could be issued for a green slip until I had comprehensive insurance which allowed me to ride 2 days a week.
The quote for comprehensive was about $450 for 2 days. I just gave up....they refused to give me a quote for the green slip until I accepted the comprehensive. I just wanted to know how much it was going to cost all up!
By the way, which clubs do you belong to...all that stuff.


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Trying to get the bike registered.
I need a green slip.
Insure My Ride does it for $386 if I have comprehensive insurance. $601 if I don't.
Their comp insurance is $231 so that is what I will get.
But I can't get it as the bike is not registered.
So I need a green slip, but it is $601 without comprehensive insurance.
See where I am going with this?
And they are two separate departments who apparently don't speak to each other.

Oh joy. QBE has a green slip for $462. Maybe it will be less hassel.


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Basic/2 6308802K100CJ  05/1988

K1100RS 0194321
    

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All sorted.
Got a stupidly expensive quote from NRMA and chose the option to pay in person. Gives me a valid policy number and 21 days to pay.
Got the green slip. Next to RTA. Then cancell nrma and use the $231 insure my ride quote.


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The whole business is a bit weird isn't it.
I've been following this a bit but haven't commented so far.
My green slip is with NRMA and was the cheapest I could get here in the sticks.
Last year it actually went DOWN in price when they did that re-structuring.
Or was it the year before...
Strange business....

    

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Insure My Ride is owned by Shannons....does that explain anything? Saxon, your postcode means a lot when it comes to insurance.


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Stanislav Stanislavovich,
Why aren't you coming up for a ride tomorrow?
Tis only just up the road and might make a good shakedown for your somewhat orange velocipede?

    

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Well after 12 years I reset my trip meter.
It had 86km on it. That is how far I travelled on the center stand while playing/ fixing it.

I took it to the servo and filled it up with petrol and it now has 6km on the trip meter. woohoo again.

Thanks to everyone for all the advice, guidance and encouragement.
Now if only I can get the rear brake to behave as I think it should. It's still not right, but the leak from the top plastic thing has stopped.

Now if I can only pick a colour?

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BMW schwarz.
Have you tried that headlight set up yet?
If so, what's it like?
Sean.

    

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I had a bit of a go when I just went to the bottlo. It was not really dark and there were street lights and other traffic. First thought was I had the parkers on. Realised I didn't and it was the full light. Might see how I go on high beam. Just point them to the ground a bit more.
I will let you know. Need to find a dark lonely road.
rossco


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Pro tip. When you leave the house on your bike for the first time in 12 years take 2 things with you.
1. Mobile Phone (charged)

2. Your entire tool kit.

I had a rear brake issue. They worked. Trouble was I could not get them to stop working. They really smell when they are on fire.
Fortunately I was close to help and with a provided shifter (cresent wrench, adjustable spanner) I was able to release the fluid pressure and prevent a total melt down and then adjusted the front adjustment screw thingy back to where it should have been in the first place.
Crisis averted. Made it to the bottlo for a 3 pack of Resch's Pilsner long necks and a packet of twisties.

Home now and the beer tastes extra good with a registered bike in the garage.
Happy long weekend and if travelling in NSW. Double demerits.


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All good stuff, these sea trials! Ah, the smell of burning brake fluid and pads in the evening.

With those lights, are both lights on at low beam, or just the single ?

    

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Great to see you're out on the road Rossco, Congratulations, cheers feels good don't it?

It's also reassuring to see that insurance companies are the same the world over..bloody frustrating to deal with Mad

Enjoy the shakedowns!

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Saxon, no trip north this weekend.....have to go to the big smoke and take daughter back to uni. Will have to put up with tin tops, football fans, Sydney traffic, and on the way back the start of the Bathurst patriots. Long weekends bring out strange parts in people's minds when they think that the road is theirs....at any cost. At the moment it is raining and that will just put another twist in. Enjoy the weekend.


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Rossco, go to a good paint shop....one that sells auto paint only and to the spray painters. There are literally thousands of colours and they should be good enough to show you the charts and then take you out into the sunlight and see the difference . If you have a pearl or metallic in mind, check the way the colour changes. Metallics can be difficult as the flakes have to come off the gun at certain angles and be consistent.
There is a paint which changes colour when water is applied....crazy....the bloke painted his boat with it and the boat changes colour depending on where the water line is.
Choose a colour that is not a bum.....one that everyone has......your bike...your colour. My orange came from a 1996 Vespa.....unique.


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i didnt havent any hassles like you fellows had with shannons must have been talkin to the right bloke great news your up and going i havent seen a pink k yet


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@Saxon7 wrote:All good stuff, these sea trials! Ah, the smell of burning brake fluid and pads in the evening.

With those lights, are both lights on at low beam, or just the single ?

Both light up Sean
Not sure if the differences show up but here are a few photos.
Parkers
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Normal
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High Beam
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Really not sure why I am taking phots of headlights turned on. Oh well. There you go.
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rossco wrote:
Really not sure why I am taking phots of headlights turned on. Oh well. There you go.
rossco

Those "silver bullets" would certainly have nothing to do with it....! :cyclops:

    

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ainsjac wrote:Rossco, go to a good paint shop....
Choose a colour that is not a bum.....one that everyone has......your bike...your colour. My orange came from a 1996 Vespa.....unique.

Thinking of Raven. Colour of my old commodore. I miss that car. Sad
The colour is black and really dark blue at the same time.
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It is more obvious on the door
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Did I mention I miss my car?
Got a stupid Mitsubishi now. Happily trade it for an orange vespa GT 750 1973 Ducati. If someone was that stupid.

Anyway. No idea on what the colour is. ie pearl, metalic.


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Silver bullets? I am sure I have no idea what you are talking about.

Probably has more to do with 'ohcrapitisregisteredandireallydonthavetodoanymoretoitifidontwanttosowhattheheckamigoingtodowithmytimenow'

Or its the beer.

BTW. do you like Mrs Browns Boys? I think it is feckin funny


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We used to call cans of Reschs Pilsener silver bullets.

Never watched that show. I don't watch much TV....
except for Dr Who....
And the cricket...
Ok and Weirdo German movies on SBS.

I had a succession of sensible Mitsubishis over a number of years. Magnas. Finally about a year ago I cracked and, mumbling something about needing a 'bloke's car'...wandered off and came home with an old Falcon. I feel much better now.

    

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im suspicious about the wattage of those globes rossco

they should throw a fantasticc amount of light on the road


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@charlie99 wrote:im suspicious about the wattage of those globes rossco

they should throw a fantasticc amount of light on the road

Well Charlie, I just pulled one out and it is the same as the original H4 60/55w

I guess they are both getting the same power as the one would have previously?

Anything to with the size of the reflective surface/ lens?

Plugged the old one in and it looks about the same to my old eyes.
Next thing is to take it out when it is good and dark.


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Hi Rossco.........since you have doubled the power consumption,
have you installed relays?

If not it`s possible that your switch assy`s soon will send a message to you .....
shown as smoke signals.

It isn`t easy to judge the lights from the picture, but it doesn`t look that bright.
W/o relays you get more voltage drop, and just a small voltage drop...
reduces the lights brightness quite much.

Have you measured the voltage at the bulb connector with the lights on?


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Thanks Inge,

An extra relay eh? Um, no.

Measured the lights.

With the engine running I am getting 13.3v at the 3 pin light connector with the light unplugged

With both lights plugged in and measuring one of the 3 pin plugs that plugs into the globe I am gettin 9.8v.

I have vague memories of fitting extra relays in my old cars when fitting extra lights, but did not consider it for the bike.

Would I have to put this into the relay box and run extra wires? one to each light?

Electricity is not my strong point. Unless it is trying to pass through my body via a carelessly placed screw driver.


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Then I would advice you to install relays as soon as possible, before you getting problems with your switch assy.

The advantage is that you would get better lights too, 9,8 volts is far to low.

A ordinary relay is able to carry the load for both bulb, but you need one relay for low beam and another for high beam.
You could also use a switching relay, but two single relay is easiest ....wiring related.

If you search the forum, you would find heaps of info about light relays.

Eastern Beaver got a plug and play kit for our bikes.

BTW. On the different K`s I have added relays, I`ve mounted them in the relay box..where they are well protected from the elements.
All connections needed you find at the round black connector for extra equipment.



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Thanks again Inge,
I had a quick look at the Beaver.
This looks like what I need.
Bed time here now, but I will look through the forums in the morning for more info.
Would it be wise in the mean time to disconnect one of the lights?

H4 Dual Headlight Relay Kit. This Kit is for bikes with dual fairing mounted H4 headlights

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