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Moore here from Connecticut. 

I learned to ride on an '89 K100LT ABS I pulled out of another barn in western Mass for $900. 
I let that one go to a friend, and now it's been dead for months in his garage...slight regret with that one  Rolling Eyes 
Put 10k on her before I said goodbye.

I have an '85 K100RS that I pulled out of a barn in western Mass for $800.
Put her back together in a week of wrenching, Crazy frog's guide as a bible, ripped it for months. 2 days in the rain killed her dead.

I bought a '08 R1200GS from a dealer because I "just wanted to ride and not wrench"..came with a fuel pump DOA and realized insurance would total it in 4 years. Sell sell sell.

I'm back to K bikes that I can insure & crash with financial impunity. 
Once my R1200 is sold, I'm on the hunt for a k75.


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92KK 84WW Olaf

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Nice to see you back in Ks. Proper order.

I am not sure why 2 days in the rain should kill a K though, its not really possible to kill them!!.

K75 you will like.....

1992 K100LT 0193214 Bertha Blue 101,000 miles
1984 K100RT 0022575 Brutus Baja Red 578 bought 36,000 now 89,150 miles
1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 689 58,645 now 106,950 miles Deceased.
1983 K100RS 0011171 Fricka 606 Alaska Blue 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell Now 40,490 miles. 
1996 K1100LT 0233004 Lohengrin Mystic Red 38,000 miles currently 42,640 miles.

1968 Yamaha 80 YG1
1971 Yamaha 125 YAS-1
1968 Honda 125 SS
1970 Honda CD 175
1973 Honda CB500-4
Honda CX 500

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Oh I'm sure it was more than two days!
The '85 has fair surface rust in multiple frame spots and low mileage.
I imagine its been outside a lot while not moving. HES was swapped for 1 from France that looked even worse, to no affect  ;BMW;

My '89 had "no" rust and 100k with original ignition / fuel kit.  
I don't think these bikes ever quit if garaged, serviced and moving. 
One user reported an easy 235k on his '85 100, which surprised me. I thought lots of powertrain updates (splines) came after that..


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