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Bikesmith

Bikesmith
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Hi everyone!
    If you've seen any of my reason posts about electrical issues, you've seen me mention that I feel out of my depth working on a bike (85 K100rs) with such a complex electrical system.

   I thought you guys might get a kick out of seeing what I'm used to electrically. Here's the wiring diagram from my other motorcycle:
The difference a few decades can make Diagram

    It's a 1940 Royal Enfield WD C/O. His name is Flynn
The difference a few decades can make Flynn

   Even that wiring diagram is unnecessary, since all you really need is magneto to points to plug. Fun! So, that's why working on the K feel like rewiring a nuclear reactor to me.


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Jon
Mechanically competent, electrically idiotic
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1985 BMW K100rs
1940 Royal Enfield WD/CO
1968 Honda CL125
    

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Point-Seven-five

Point-Seven-five
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Nuclear reactors aren't THAT complicated.


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Present:
1994 K75RT
1991 K100RS
1988 K100RS SE

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
    

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RicK G

RicK G
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Ha Ha Ha you should try working on my car. A 1993 BMW 730iL, I had the drivers side door card of a few weeks ago and there are more wires in there than on a K100 and it has 47 different computers. When I bought it I was told there was a 38 in the glove box in case of electrical failure. You don't try to fix it you just shoot yourself. Laughing


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Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health.
And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived."   Dalai Lama


Bikes 1998 K1100 LT, 1993 K75 RT, 1996 K75RT, 1986 K75 GS, 1979 Z1300 Kawasaki
    

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Dale S

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Well, that explains  the sudden disappearance of my 2003 540i's previous owner! LOL! The difference a few decades can make 314318


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1990 BMW K100LT
 2003 BMW 540i
 1998 Ford f-150
    

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