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1Back to top Go down   Cracked R/H footpeg mount Empty Cracked R/H footpeg mount Sat Apr 29, 2017 7:10 pm

SteveFord

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I'm doing a very slow motion fix up of my 85 K100 and the R/H footpeg bracket was missing a bolt and has a crack running up it which will eventually cause it to break in two.
Looking on eBay I see tons of left hand brackets but no right hand brackets.
Is this a common fault or do people just crash on the right a lot?

    

2Back to top Go down   Cracked R/H footpeg mount Empty Re: Cracked R/H footpeg mount Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:05 pm

Laitch

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SteveFor wrote:Looking on eBay I see tons of left hand brackets but no right hand brackets.
Is this a common fault or do people just crash on the right a lot?
Will just the one at this link do, Steve, or are you holding out for a pair of rights to secure your future? The right side does seem the favorite for drops, judging from parts requests.


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1995 K75 81,000 miles
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3Back to top Go down   Cracked R/H footpeg mount Empty Re: Cracked R/H footpeg mount Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:17 pm

SteveFord

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Thanks.
It just seems like an odd thing to have that casting crack the way it's doing.
I'm sure the missing bolt didn't help matters any.

    

4Back to top Go down   Cracked R/H footpeg mount Empty Re: Cracked R/H footpeg mount Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:41 pm

Laitch

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@SteveFord wrote:Thanks.
It just seems like an odd thing to have that casting crack the way it's doing.
I'm sure the missing bolt didn't help matters any.
You could try planing one from highly figured oak or lignum vitae, Steve. It could become a cottage industry.


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1995 K75 81,000 miles
Cracked R/H footpeg mount Usa-lo10
    

5Back to top Go down   Cracked R/H footpeg mount Empty Re: Cracked R/H footpeg mount Wed May 03, 2017 12:39 pm

KJustin

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Steve, I have one, from an 85 K100RT.  Would sell it for half the price of that ebay listing.  I think and mine is in slightly better cosmetic condition as well.  PM if you are interested and we can arrange details.


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1985 K100 Cafe Racer (formerly an RT), VIN 0051736
    

6Back to top Go down   Cracked R/H footpeg mount Empty Re: Cracked R/H footpeg mount Sat May 06, 2017 7:58 pm

SteveFord

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Sorry for the delay, PM sent.

    

7Back to top Go down   Cracked R/H footpeg mount Empty Re: Cracked R/H footpeg mount Sat May 06, 2017 11:35 pm

duck

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The right ones are more prone to cracking due to the leverage of the brake lever when the bike takes a nap to the right.


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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 (K1 front end)
14 Yamaha WR250R
98 Taxi Cab K1200RS
14 K1600GT
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