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1Back to top Go down    Who you callin' Basic on Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:11 pm

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These are the details of the bike taken from some vin id site

Chassis number 6308802K100CJ
Vehicle code 0521
Series K589
Model K 100 88 (0521)
Body type ohne
Catalog model ECE
Production date 1988 / 05

Punched the VIN into RealOEM to get all the info on parts and I cannot find anything for the bike listed.

Not going to be doing a lot of riding till I get it all sorted.

On initial inspection it needs stuff.
That fairing is coming off. It is original Krauser, has a number stamped on the inside and the manual in the boot.
Sitting behind that thing is like listening to a shuttle launch. The wind is directed straight at the helmet. It is loud and relentless. May look at some sort of extra deflector to go on top. May not.

Come on up Halo. Got a spare bed, 2 dogs to cuddle, 4 bars of sunlight soap and enough steel wool to (add your own witty comment here. I am too tired)

Rear master cylinder seems kaput (German word Sean?).
Half way home opened the reservoir and it was empty. Not a drop. removed the boot at the pedal and it all came out.

Gearbox was getting klunky (another German word?) with heat and time.

Forks were very soft and dived a lot under braking.

Electrics seem fair. Lights work. Right indicator was turning on by itself in the rain, but it was a lot of rain and did not do it again after I pulled the switch off and wiped it with my shirt.

Brake indicator light was blinking on and off but only faintly. You could only see it in the dark.
Gear position indicator was flashing between the correct gear and any number between 1 and 5.
Tacho is happy doing just what the hell it feels like at the time. Seemed to settle at about 4.5k engine speed, but less than that it was up and down like tassels on a t..

That's about it for now. If anyone can find those elusive numbers for the headlight parts I would be happy. Email sent to Motorworks asking on availability.

Lets see if Bob does a better job of building this one.

rossco

Photos when I get home.
oh, as for the riding position? Col I think this one is for you.
Yes, those handle bars do come back to almost the filler cap. It is like steering one of those ride on lawn mowers with the handle that swings left to right.
Having said that, the riding pozzy and bars make full lock u-turns a breeze.










Hard to see, but the fairing is 2 colours of...lets call it red.


The fairing repair. Professional job.


Previous owner had an off. Looks like it may have worn through the rocker cover. That is oil on the outside.


For those interested in the under parts of the seat, here it is



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2Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:19 pm

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I took the frame number of mine to ProCycles at St Peters and they did a chassis lookup. It confirmed mine was a Japanese market bike including an automatic prop-stand and adjustable seat. Can't see any adjustment for the seat...


Is the headlight held in by the fairing or are the original bracket?

I changed the fork oil to 10W a couple of weeks ago which made a hugh reduction in the brake dive. Original fork oil was very thin and tired looking.



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3Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:26 pm

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Basic2,
This is what I got for you using the VIN decoder
Chassis number 6308319
Vehicle code 0521
Series K589
Model K 100 88 (0521)
Body type ohne
Catalog model ECE
Production date 1987 / 12



Last edited by rossco on Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:48 pm; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : added the 2)


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4Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:29 pm

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Well done Rossco the tacho and gear select will probably be the internal connection pins that are easy to get to when you open the dash.


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5Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:42 pm

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Well done Rossco...but I am concerned that I have started something that is now out of control. Last year I was TOLD to get a second bike to keep my mind going and now you and RT get seconds at about the same time. Halo got a second a couple of months ago. Where will this madness end?
Look foward to your progress.


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6Back to top Go down    V on Thu Jan 31, 2013 12:43 am

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Ok Rossco, all the excitement is over. Get busy, and first thing is to check out Halo's job on his exhaust. Man there is some work ahead.


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7Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Thu Jan 31, 2013 12:47 am

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ainsjac wrote:Well done Rossco...but I am concerned that I have started something that is now out of control. Last year I was TOLD to get a second bike to keep my mind going and now you and RT get seconds at about the same time. Halo got a second a couple of months ago. Where will this madness end?
Look foward to your progress.

Strange you seem to think there was some sort of control in the first place. Shocked


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8Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Thu Jan 31, 2013 1:38 am

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RT wrote:Ok Rossco, all the excitement is over. Get busy, and first thing is to check out Halo's job on his exhaust. Man there is some work ahead.
Sorry to disapoint RT. Have you seen my chrome heat shield? and it doesn't rattle.

Rick, no clips on the tank Laughing


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9Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Thu Jan 31, 2013 1:40 am

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So Rossco my place or yours for a maintenance day?...oh yours may be better cause you have a spare bike....heeeheee

I feel left out , only having the one.....once I get a little more fluid shall look again for a suitable beasty.


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1997 K1100LT Dark Grey VIN WB1052600W0237453.

Chassis number0019026
Vehicle code0503
SeriesK589
ModelK 100 RS 83 (0502 ( 0503 )
Body typeK 100 RS 83 (0502
Catalog modelECE
Production date1984 / 07
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10Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Thu Jan 31, 2013 3:41 am

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Why does it say is it a keeper ? Of coarse it is it has entered your clan now hey Rossco mate Very Happy


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11Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Thu Jan 31, 2013 3:43 am

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rossco wrote:Punched the VIN into RealOEM to get all the info on parts and I cannot find anything for the bike listed.
If anyone can find those elusive numbers for the headlight parts I would be happy.
Here is the headlight.
Here is the housing.

Congrats with the new bike, about the GPI...check the connector at the right side of the battery.

Where you also can simulate the different gear positions by grounding the three signal wires in various config.....and also check if the switch is OK.


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12Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Thu Jan 31, 2013 4:06 am

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Great pictures love the seat and black plastics around the tank


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13Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Thu Jan 31, 2013 6:02 am

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Inge K. wrote: is the housing.
Congrats with the new bike, about the GPI...check the connector at the right side of the battery.
Where you also can simulate the different gear positions by grounding the three signal wires in various config.....and also check if the switch is OK.
Thank you Sir Inge K.
I did find the headlight link but not the mounting.
I should have just said "Hey Inge, what is the part number for the black bit that sits behind the black bit that holds the silver bit that shines the bright bit on the dark bit as I ride in the night.
Stupid me. Now I know better.
As for the gear numbers and 3 pins.....um.
I do know what the switch looks like as mine was in 27 pieces in my hand and on the floor last time I checked it. I will start with that.

That headlight mount looks to be pretty cheap. Might get 2. or 3. Corner the market.


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14Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Thu Jan 31, 2013 3:23 pm

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rossco wrote: I should have just said "Hey Inge, what is the part number for the black bit that sits behind the black bit that holds the silver bit that shines the bright bit on the dark bit as I ride in the night.
62 21 1 459 491.



rossco wrote: As for the gear numbers and 3 pins.....um.
I do know what the switch looks like as mine was in 27 pieces in my hand and on the floor last time I checked it. I will start with that.
About the GPI, at the connector you got 3 signal wires and ground....
and the 3 signal wires is grounded in various config.

1. brown (ground) and yellow/white + yellow/black connected.
0: all 3 signal wires grounded.
2. brown and yellow/white + yellow/blue connected.
3. brown and yellow/white connected.
4. brown and yellow/blue + yellow/black connected.
5. brown and yellow/black connected.


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15Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Thu Jan 31, 2013 3:50 pm

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16Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Thu Jan 31, 2013 4:07 pm

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That piece is for the early version naked, Paul.....it isn't used on the later one.


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17Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Thu Jan 31, 2013 4:16 pm

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OK Inge, was worth a try.


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18Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Thu Jan 31, 2013 4:33 pm

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Not a bad idea at all, Paul......a complete headlamp mount for the early version could also be used.
These parts would be easier to find, as a lot more was produced.
But the later version got a much nicer design....is my opinion.


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19Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:38 pm

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Thanks for keeping an eye out Paul.

Inge, does that mount sit on top of one of the big plastic bits that holds the naked headlight?
Part number 1 in this diagram


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20Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Fri Feb 01, 2013 3:53 am

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I thought that it was part #1 you did have in mind, since this is the black bit which sits behind the black bit thats hold the silver bit that shines the bright bit on the dark bit as you ride in the night.


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21Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Fri Feb 01, 2013 3:54 am

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22Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:08 am

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Good one Inge.


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23Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Sat Feb 02, 2013 10:53 pm

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Inge K. wrote:I thought that it was part #1 you did have in mind, since this is the black bit which sits behind the black bit thats hold the silver bit that shines the bright bit on the dark bit as you ride in the night.

Excellent Inge. Silly me just read your reply and thought 'oh yeah, that is what I am talking about'
Then I clicked the links.
Most excellent work.


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24Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:09 am

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If you're gonna search used parts........same parts was used on the naked K75.
The headlamp housing was available both in chrome and matt black versions.


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25Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:49 am

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What do you think of the Michelin Macadam tyres Rossco?


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26Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:55 am

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Hmm...those ones most start to get old...Macadams went out of production
at least 3 years ago.
Check the DOT code.


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27Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Sun Feb 03, 2013 1:29 am

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Basic2 wrote:What do you think of the Michelin Macadam tyres Rossco?

Unsure. The riding position of this bike is so different to the RT that it is hard to compare the two.
It could be the tyres are crap (old, as Inge suggests Early 2009) or it could be me.
Whatever I will be putting my Pirellis on it as soon as I can.


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28Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Sun Feb 03, 2013 2:47 am

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I had a Michelin macadam on a spare wheel which although the same size indicated was heaps wider on the rim and felt bad accordingly....the Pirrelli I have recently put on is excellent....although the previous rear Lazer was totally benign and predictable the bike did not want to fall into corners as it does now.


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Chassis number0019026
Vehicle code0503
SeriesK589
ModelK 100 RS 83 (0502 ( 0503 )
Body typeK 100 RS 83 (0502
Catalog modelECE
Production date1984 / 07
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29Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Sun Feb 03, 2013 5:26 am

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found a good recent pic of the headlight rossco (from bmw k75 -100 group on fb )



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30Back to top Go down    Who you callin' Basic on Sun Feb 03, 2013 5:11 pm

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Hey Rossco, have you changed your fork oil?, made a big difference to me, although I am a slug on the road, but felt
much more confident.
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31Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Sun Feb 03, 2013 5:22 pm

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RT are you now a confident slug?


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32Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Sun Feb 03, 2013 5:38 pm

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RT wrote:Hey Rossco, have you changed your fork oil?, made a big difference to me, although I am a slug on the road, but felt
much more confident.
RT

Only oil I have not changed yet. I still have my Inge Bowl from last time and I got some 10w oil and 5w oil. I will give them both a run.

The bike seems very 'tippy'. When I get into a corner it just seems to want to go and it feels like I have to hold it back. We are talking low speed suburban road corners here. It was fine on the big sweepers on the road home from QLD.

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33Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Sun Feb 03, 2013 7:12 pm

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charlie99 wrote:found a good recent pic of the headlight rossco (from bmw k75 -100 group on fb )
Nice picture Charlie, it shows a K75 with a headlamp holder/surroundings from a early naked K100, which isn't the same which been factory mounted on Rossco's bike.

For some good recent pictures, take a look on the new spanish member Punto's bike here.........which is the same parts as used on the K100/II.


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34Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Sun Feb 03, 2013 10:06 pm

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Inge K. wrote:
For some good recent pictures, take a look on the new spanish member Punto's bike here.........which is the same parts as used on the K100/II.

Thanks Inge. Thems the bits.

Got Tez at Motorworks on the job for me. They really are a helpful bunch there.
Seems the mounting part I have (the black bit) and just need the surround and the screws etc.
Fingers crossed the big as headlight I have is going to do the job for me.

I also sent an email to chattanooga BMW folks explaining the K100/2 etc and he denies the existence of my bike. Sent him a photo. I know I rode something home from QLD.


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35Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Sun Feb 03, 2013 10:18 pm

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36Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Sun Feb 03, 2013 10:36 pm

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Thanks inge ....i see the differences now ...

good luck rossco


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37Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Sun Feb 03, 2013 11:34 pm

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Basic2 wrote:They'res three of us now on the forum - we're taking over!
Don't say things like that Bert just might say you can do it and you're welcome to it. Very Happy


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38Back to top Go down    Who you callin' Basic on Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:00 am

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They only made 3 as they didn't corner very well, sold the plan to Harley somebody.

Slug.


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39Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:03 am

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rossco wrote: I also sent an email to chattanooga BMW folks explaining the K100/2 etc and he denies the existence of my bike.
Not that strange, this model doesn't exist on the US market.

Also the first naked version was removed from the US market after a rather short time....due to the low sale numbers.


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40Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Mon Feb 04, 2013 2:51 am

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OK, Inge, the 83 basic I have must be very rare thing....perhaps more valuable?


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41Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Mon Feb 04, 2013 3:04 am

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ainsjac wrote:OK, Inge, the 83 basic I have must be very rare thing....perhaps more valuable?
Maybe only to you Stan.
Because this bike has no fairing it is worth $1000 less to insure than the RT.
Guess they are as valuable as much as someone wants to pay. Is that even english?


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42Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Mon Feb 04, 2013 3:27 am

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Looking the goods there Rossco, will be waiting to see how it all turns out.

Do you still need zorst? Have a spare here to mod.

Good luck with it all.


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43Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Mon Feb 04, 2013 3:28 am

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So, as mentioned I did the fluid changes. Fluid changes Blakey, not fluid exchanges. I know how your mind works.
Pro tip. Measure the oil.

I have a question.

So i had some oil left over from something. A bit of Caltex and a bit of Shell. Both 20/50.
I figured it was about 4 litres. New filter, fully drained, should come close to being enough.
Sight glass is a bit yellowed with age.
Added the oil. Watched the glass. Shone a torch on it. Eyes not as good as they used to be. Obviously.
Didn't see it in the glass. Damn. Must be close. Better get some more oil.
Next day.
5 litres of Shell ( as that is what I had most of to start with) and started pouring. Eagle eyes on the little window all the time. Nada. Kept pouring. Still nada.
3 litres of oil on top of what I had.
Something aint right. How much did I start with? was it 2 litres or 4?
Then the brain had a fart and I thought 'well I should just start the old girl and see what happens'
Seemed strangely hard to start. Blue smoke. Idled kinda laboured. Turned her off and she stopped like someone had stuck a broom handle through the rear wheel.
Too much oil? Did I miss something?
Put a 5 litre saucepan ( shhhhh don't tell her) under the sump and cracked the plug.
Filled that.
Emptied the pan.
Cracked the plug.
Came close to filling it a second time.
Woops.
Got a better torch to watch the glass as I filled it.
Right on the dot. Runs like a dream.
Is it ok to mix oil brands?


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44Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Mon Feb 04, 2013 3:31 am

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Guess they are as valuable as much as someone wants to pay. Is that even english?

No, it's Australian. Well I understood what yooo sed.


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45Back to top Go down    Who you callin' Basic on Mon Feb 04, 2013 6:23 am

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No Rossco
do it again.


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46Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Mon Feb 04, 2013 6:49 am

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perhaps they should make darker oil so you can see it?...lol


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Chassis number0019026
Vehicle code0503
SeriesK589
ModelK 100 RS 83 (0502 ( 0503 )
Body typeK 100 RS 83 (0502
Catalog modelECE
Production date1984 / 07
Engine0513)




    

47Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Mon Feb 04, 2013 6:53 am

Ghost who rides

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Being brutally honest those nakeds were butt ugly ! There, someone had to say it !
However as Inge said not many were made (sold ) so Rare apparently . And maybe worth more ?
I always thought mine was less than pretty but guess what ? when riding the ugly bits aren't in view !
Go the hog Rossco , that Krauser looks rubbish anyway !


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1986 K 75 C 2nd owner 187,000kms showing .
1987 K100RT Police repainted, rough and unloved.
    

48Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:07 am

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Yeah that Krauser doesn't do much for me, about the only aftermarket fairing that I have seen that I like is the Sprint.


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Bikes 1986 K100RT, 1993 K1100 LT, 1994 K1100 LT, 1993 K75 RT, 1996 K75RT, 1986 K75 GS, 1979 Z1300 Kawasaki X 2 & 1976 SR 500 Yamaha for now
    

49Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:57 pm

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Now that you have a bit of 20w50 left over why not try using it in the forks, I've just read that it gives a better feel on the front end.


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50Back to top Go down    Re: Who you callin' Basic on Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:33 pm

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Going to swap handlebars and wheels from my old bike to the Basic this weekend and see what difference it makes.
Still undecided if I like the riding position.
Might just give the old girl a good clean, replace the fairing with original parts and sell her off.
I can only have one registered bike and I really don't want to lose my original RT after 18 years.


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

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