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duck

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Current stable:
86 Custom K100 (standard fairing, K75 Belly pan, Ceramic chromed engine covers, paralever)
K75 Frankenbrick (Paralever, K11 front end, hybrid ABS, K1100RS fairing, radial tires)
86 K75C Turbo w/ paralever
94 K1100RS
93 K1100LT (x2)
91 K1
93 K75S (K11 front end)
91 K75S
14 Yamaha WR250R
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The're OK mate the cracks are only half way through you should get another 25 years from them. Just cover them in that red gorilla snot till it dribbles down the cover and they wont leak any significant amount of oil.


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lol!


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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%O
    

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Nah, the bolts look in great shape.Very Happy


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MikeP

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Don't check your valves.

Sorted.


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1993 K1100R (used to be an LT)
    

AJ.Valente

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Ya, mine look the same. I checked-out the procedure for changing the valve cover gasket and decided that discretion being the better part of valor I'd let my mechanic do it when the time comes. :king:


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charlie99

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aww aj ...that is sad ...it aint hard

just make sure you have the bolt rubbers ....AND replacement cover gasket ...BEFORE you start ..they aren't expensive at all and by replacing ....will last another 20


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'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%O
    

ReneZ

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Yes, you should. These grommets keep the pressure on the seals, as the bolts bottom out. There is very little, if any pressure from the bolts on the cover seals, its all coming from the 'bolt-grommets'. They're not expensive and if you warm them up and use a bit of grease easily replaceable. The old ones will be difficult to replace (I cut them all off last year) as the grommet is hardened out.


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Greetings from Florida! Having a 'new' K :cyclops: Surprised-o:

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BMW K100 - 1985 (0030029)
BMW K1200GT - 2003 (ZK01223)
    

duck

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FYI: I just posted that pic for entertainment purposes because those are the worst of those I've ever seen.

I'm installing all new grommets and gaskets on both sides.

I cut the old ones off too.


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Current stable:
86 Custom K100 (standard fairing, K75 Belly pan, Ceramic chromed engine covers, paralever)
K75 Frankenbrick (Paralever, K11 front end, hybrid ABS, K1100RS fairing, radial tires)
86 K75C Turbo w/ paralever
94 K1100RS
93 K1100LT (x2)
91 K1
93 K75S (K11 front end)
91 K75S
14 Yamaha WR250R
http://www.ClassicKBikes.com
    

robmack

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Knowing its you, Duck, and your sly sense of humor, one must take this post tongue-in-cheek. Smile


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1987 K75 @k75retro.blogspot.ca
2011 Moto Guzzi V7 Racer
http://k75retro.blogspot.ca/
    

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Valuable lessons for us newbies while the "die hards" share jokes. Keep it up please. Much appreciated!


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'88 K100RT, '86 K75C, '05 Yamaha TTR250
    

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mawhera

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my no1 plug wouldn't fit the socket it looks a bit offf centre, could be crossed or PO helicoiled a bit out?? no leaks, Mananged to do 2,3,4 plug replacement no prob, no1 puckeroooed perhaps, leaving it for now having a think, a slow one till i get back from the Burt Munro..

re valve tappet clearance, how often in kms approx, are the shimms hard to get? my odo says 28 000 kms so shes a little used bike or new speedo??
Rick


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charlie99

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28000 ? ...still getting runned in ....check them again at 50,000


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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%O
    

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Just a little of this should keep 'em looking good, and get you through tech inspection. It worked for Burt. Wink


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'77 R75/7-1000cc, '87 K100RS, '93 K12 Big Block, '94 R100 Mystic, '03 K1200GT, '04 R1150RT, '06 K1200R, '07 K1200R & '09 K1300GT
    

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