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1Back to top Go down   Greetings Empty Greetings Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:13 am

rekerkayak

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From Mid Missouri

    

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Point-Seven-five

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Welcome!  Whatcha riding?  Can you tell us a bit about yourself?  Any photos of your bike?


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Present:
1994 K75RT
1991 K100RS


Past:
1988 K100RS SE
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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Born Again Eccentric

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rekerkayak wrote:From Mid Missouri
To a man of few words from a man of many...welcome.


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Greetings Uk-log10 Greetings Sco-lo15
                              Paul  Greetings 905546712

"Heidi" K100LT 1991 (Grey) (VIN 0190172 Engine No. 104EB 2590 2213) - 5th owner. January 2014 (34,000 - 61,000 miles and counting....)
"Gretel" K100LT 1989 (Silver Grey) (VIN 0177324 Engine No. 104EA 2789 2211) - 4th+ owner. September 2015 (58,500miles and counting....). Cat C Insurance write-off rebuild Feb 17
"Donor" K100LT 1990 (Red)  (VIN 0178091 Engine No. 4489 2024) - 6th & final owner (crash write-off now donor bike).   June 2012 (73,000 miles) to November 2013 (89,500 miles)
    

4Back to top Go down   Greetings Empty Greetings Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:35 pm

rekerkayak

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Thanks for the welcome gents.  Riding my K-100 stock.

    

5Back to top Go down   Greetings Empty Photos Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:48 pm

rekerkayak

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Sorry no pics yet, but soon.

    

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K75cster

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Welcome, what model is your stock k100, the naked Nacelle model or one of the RS or RT models


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Keith - 1987 K75c with r100rt replica fairing and half of a 1984 K100rt 1992 K1100LT a blue one

The Clever are adept at extricating themselves from situations that the wise would have avoided from the outset - QUOTE from david Hillel in Out of the Earth.
    

7Back to top Go down   Greetings Empty k-100 Tue Jul 18, 2017 6:15 pm

rekerkayak

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Guessing it's the naked model as I have a windshield without a fairing.  Told the windshield was a BMW Interstate.

    

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K75cster

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very good, i'm sure you will enjoy riding it.


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Keith - 1987 K75c with r100rt replica fairing and half of a 1984 K100rt 1992 K1100LT a blue one

The Clever are adept at extricating themselves from situations that the wise would have avoided from the outset - QUOTE from david Hillel in Out of the Earth.
    

9Back to top Go down   Greetings Empty Weekend Tue Jul 18, 2017 6:25 pm

rekerkayak

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About 300 miles last weekend and enjoyed every min!

    

10Back to top Go down   Greetings Empty Here's a Photo Wed Jul 19, 2017 12:31 pm

rekerkayak

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Greetings 20170710

    

11Back to top Go down   Greetings Empty Paint Wed Jul 19, 2017 12:34 pm

rekerkayak

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My guess is the previous owner used a harsh chemical for cleaning which removed the black paint from the engine.  Something I'll attend to later.........

Reported to have under 10K miles.

    

12Back to top Go down   Greetings Empty Words Wed Jul 19, 2017 1:04 pm

rekerkayak

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Born Again Eccentric wrote:
rekerkayak wrote:From Mid Missouri
To a man of few words from a man of many...welcome.

Thank you

Usually very few, (unless alcohol is involved). Very Happy


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Greetings 1985_k10
1985 K-100
Dave Reker
Mid-Missouri USA
    

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TacKler

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Very nice for an early example.  Those clear windscreens are quite effective.  

I think you will find that your model came without a black painted engine, so should be unpainted, the same as the gearbox/intermediate housing/final drive.  

Not sure when the black painted engines/gearboxes came out but they were staring to appear on the 75 models at least by 1990.  Possibly late 1989.


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Red 1991 K75S
    

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K75cster

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Ah yes a very fine looking K100. The headlight cowl model with the touring screen, early 80's the engine should not be painted the engine would have been dressed in paint by a previous owner, as it became a popular look, the black engines. Many will be envious of the radiator cowl when the weather heats up.


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Keith - 1987 K75c with r100rt replica fairing and half of a 1984 K100rt 1992 K1100LT a blue one

The Clever are adept at extricating themselves from situations that the wise would have avoided from the outset - QUOTE from david Hillel in Out of the Earth.
    

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Rick G

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The engines were never black but the covers (cam,crank, water/oil pump and cam chain), intermediate housing and gearbox were black from, I think I am right, 1988 on. By looks that is up till early 1985 so it would have had silver and bare aluminium.


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"Man sacrifices his health in order to make money.
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 2004 K1200GT 1998 K1100 LT, 1986 K75 GS.
    

16Back to top Go down   Greetings Empty Paint Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:51 pm

rekerkayak

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What a Face  Thank you for the comments!  I fell in love the first time I saw the bike.

Wow, that's good to know.  This dummy has not only searching the net to find a photo of a bike with the same paint scheme on the engine, etc., but also recommended engine paints to use to refurbish! Greetings 502531 I guess I can stop searching.

So..........any ideas on what to use for removal?


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1985 K-100
Dave Reker
Mid-Missouri USA
    

17Back to top Go down   Greetings Empty Windshield Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:59 pm

rekerkayak

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Will be looking for a way to adjust/raise the windshield. 

AND a front fender extender, (mud flap), (guess who lives on a gravel road).  Looks like the Extenda will not work on my model.

Thanks again for the kind welcome.


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Greetings 1985_k10
1985 K-100
Dave Reker
Mid-Missouri USA
    

18Back to top Go down   Greetings Empty Re: Greetings Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:34 pm

Point-Seven-five

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Go to the Dollar store and buy a black waste basket and cut a flap out of it.  I found one with a nice curved surface on the side that made a perfect extended flap for my K100RS.  Cost me something like $3. 

Greetings Balanc10


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Present:
1994 K75RT
1991 K100RS


Past:
1988 K100RS SE
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
    

19Back to top Go down   Greetings Empty Extended Flap Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:48 pm

rekerkayak

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And it looks stock too!

Thanks Point-Seven-Five


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Greetings 1985_k10
1985 K-100
Dave Reker
Mid-Missouri USA
    

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