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1Back to top Go down    K100 Sump gasket?!?!? on Mon Jul 29, 2013 2:04 pm

LWT_Big_Cheese

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I need to remove the sump on a K11LT, 1991.

Looking at the parts suppliers I can't see a gasket listed. Am I being a thicky or don't they use them?


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2Back to top Go down    Re: K100 Sump gasket?!?!? on Mon Jul 29, 2013 2:47 pm

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your´re right - no gasket !

clean all plane surfaces and use BMW 3-bond 1209
part no 07 58 9 062 376





pls check the oil glas when open
usualy a new one might be a good desision


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3Back to top Go down    Re: K100 Sump gasket?!?!? on Mon Jul 29, 2013 5:14 pm

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Thanks


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4Back to top Go down    Re: K100 Sump gasket?!?!? on Mon Jul 29, 2013 8:28 pm

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A car mechanic (and owner of a 1946 racing-modified Ariel single) I know says that modern vehicles generally don't have sump gaskets, relying on clean, flat surfaces and gasket goop for an area where there is not a great deal of pressure to hold in. 

So BMW were probably just a bit ahead of time, there.

    

5Back to top Go down    Re: K100 Sump gasket?!?!? on Mon Mar 31, 2014 5:21 am

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@Jhepburn wrote:So BMW were probably just a bit ahead of time, there.

Would be very interesting to know exactly how much BMW changed/modified from the original engine design they got from Puegeot....


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6Back to top Go down    Re: K100 Sump gasket?!?!? on Mon Mar 31, 2014 6:01 am

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The Myth that lives forever!
All BMW ever did with a Peugeot engine was use one in a prototype and never went further than that.


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7Back to top Go down    Re: K100 Sump gasket?!?!? on Mon Mar 31, 2014 6:05 am

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@RicK G wrote:The Myth that lives forever!
All BMW ever did with a Peugeot engine was use one in a prototype and never went further than that.

Ahhhh right. So its a complete BMW design?

Wonder why that Myth is so dominant in the literature?


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8Back to top Go down    Re: K100 Sump gasket?!?!? on Mon Mar 31, 2014 6:10 am

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They did use a peugeot engine but the story grows with the telling and even when they were released in Sept 1983 the story was giant sized by then.


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Bikes 1993 K1100 LT, 1998 K1100 LT, 1993 K75 RT, 1996 K75RT, 1986 K75 GS, 1979 Z1300 Kawasaki X 2 for now
    

9Back to top Go down    Re: K100 Sump gasket?!?!? on Mon Mar 31, 2014 6:28 am

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If BMW were ahead of their time then so were the bikes. The OP has a 1991 K1100LT and they did not start production till March 1992 for the 1993 model year! Time machine?

    

10Back to top Go down    Re: K100 Sump gasket?!?!? on Mon Mar 31, 2014 11:15 am

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For the record, production of the K1100LT began 02/92 for those models intended for the US but well before that in 02/91 for the 'rest of the world'.


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11Back to top Go down    Re: K100 Sump gasket?!?!? on Mon Apr 28, 2014 2:59 pm

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The o/p had a finger slip when typing and meant 91 K100, I know this as the bike is now mine


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12Back to top Go down    Re: K100 Sump gasket?!?!? on Mon Apr 28, 2014 5:09 pm

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There is an article about the birth of the K-bikes; *check*


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13Back to top Go down    Re: K100 Sump gasket?!?!? on Mon Apr 28, 2014 5:55 pm

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Wheeldigger wrote:There is an article about the birth of the K-bikes; *check*

Thanks wheeldigger.

I love the sketches and watercolors in this document.


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