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301Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty What Tue May 26, 2020 9:16 am

caveman


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Your honesty is shameful, hope you dodged a bullet.

    

302Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Tue May 26, 2020 4:28 pm

Suzi Q

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I might have dodged that bullet:

https://youtu.be/qeszsZm99II


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303Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Tue May 26, 2020 4:33 pm

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Aaaaand,

Look what arrived today, five weeks after I ordered it!
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PMSL. Completely PMSL  K75kforkurz - Page 7 44271


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304Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Tue May 26, 2020 4:49 pm

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Does that mean the clown gets the elbow? Very Happy 














Or maybe not just yet, eh.


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305Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Tue May 26, 2020 10:16 pm

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Well Chris I'm really glad the 'Kurz is no worse for wear and I thank you for demonstrating how durable these bikes are.  Very Happy  My favourite 'Whitton-ism' is still the time you left the key in the Madass while your bike was on display over a weekend.  The bike is looking and sounding great!


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1990 K75RT 6018570 (project)

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306Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Wed May 27, 2020 2:32 am

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Cheers guys, and no, the clown's not likely to be going anywhere anytime soon Smile


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307Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Wed May 27, 2020 1:07 pm

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1983 K100 upgraded to K100RS spec, 1987 K100RT
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1978 Moto Guzzi 850-T3, 1979 Moto Guzzi 850-T3 California,1993 Moto Guzzi 1100ie California
2020 Royal Enfield Bullet 500
    

308Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Wed May 27, 2020 2:17 pm

Suzi Q

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Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!

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309Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Thu May 28, 2020 4:28 pm

Suzi Q

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More things to do in lockdown when you're bored #471 (are we still in lockdown? does anyone know? can I get my eyes tested or do I have to drive to Barnard Castle and do it myself?)

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310Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Fri May 29, 2020 8:09 am

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It’s off the ramp!
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311Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Fri May 29, 2020 8:55 am

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Double trouble?


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1983 K100 basic vin 0003960 colour red  GONE
1987 K100RT vin 0094685 colour, orange peel, sorry, pearl..GONE
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312Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Fri May 29, 2020 8:59 am

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Holy Mackerel, that fairing looks so-o-o Good!


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1994 K75RT
1991 K100RS
1988 K100RS SE

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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
    

313Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Fri May 29, 2020 9:20 am

Suzi Q

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Couldn’t resist....first test ride....
It’s great!

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Two ‘slightly’ different Ks:

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Suzi Q

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Another piccie
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316Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Fri May 29, 2020 2:25 pm

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So what's next? Twisted Evil


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1983 K100 upgraded to K100RS spec, 1987 K100RT
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1978 Moto Guzzi 850-T3, 1979 Moto Guzzi 850-T3 California,1993 Moto Guzzi 1100ie California
2020 Royal Enfield Bullet 500
    

317Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Fri May 29, 2020 3:16 pm

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Simply AWESOME. cheers cheers


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318Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Fri May 29, 2020 3:20 pm

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"So what's next? K75kforkurz - Page 7 Icon_twisted"


You bloody would!


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1983 K100 upgraded to K100RS spec, 1987 K100RT
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1978 Moto Guzzi 850-T3, 1979 Moto Guzzi 850-T3 California,1993 Moto Guzzi 1100ie California
2020 Royal Enfield Bullet 500
    

320Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Fri May 29, 2020 4:46 pm

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This is a fantastic turn out, a machine to actually ride and be enjoyed, with fine detail galore and one that is unique - not to be seen coming at you from the other direction at the average grey-haired gentlemens' Beemer rally...and here I am getting all wet about fabbing a simple axle spacer and calliper brackets for Big Block. 

Oh, the shame. 
Embarassed


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321Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Fri May 29, 2020 5:00 pm

Suzi Q

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Cheers fellas. I'll be going for a proper 'what falls off' ride just as soon as I can find someone to smash my lower back, knees and elbows to bits with a cricket bat.


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322Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Fri May 29, 2020 5:12 pm

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Now we know where he got the yeller paint idea from!


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1970 R60/5, OZ '77 R75/7-R100, '85 K100'87 K75C, OZ '87 K100RS, '93 K11-K12 Big Block, '93 K1100RS, '95 R100-Mystic, '96 K1100RS, '98 K1200RS, '00 K1200RS, '02 K1200RS, '03 K1200GT, '04 R1150R'04 R1150RT, '05 K1200S, '06 K1200R, '07 K1200R, '09 K1300GT & 2013 R1200RT-Polizei  - Beemers owned still or sold.

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323Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Fri May 29, 2020 5:28 pm

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Most people in Yorkshire look down on people from Barnsley. I'm from Barnsley, Yorkshire Airlines looks way too posh for me. If you think the flat cap thing is a myth, check out my ex-miner pal who crept into this pic earlier today!
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Socks and sandals too!


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324Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Fri May 29, 2020 5:38 pm

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The socks n sandals bit...me dad always did that. I reckon it was from his grand's ancestral origins in Great Timble, near to Fewston Res, the exact location probably underwater. My surname spelt as Thackeray, his originally spelt Thackwray.


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1970 R60/5, OZ '77 R75/7-R100, '85 K100'87 K75C, OZ '87 K100RS, '93 K11-K12 Big Block, '93 K1100RS, '95 R100-Mystic, '96 K1100RS, '98 K1200RS, '00 K1200RS, '02 K1200RS, '03 K1200GT, '04 R1150R'04 R1150RT, '05 K1200S, '06 K1200R, '07 K1200R, '09 K1300GT & 2013 R1200RT-Polizei  - Beemers owned still or sold.

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325Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Fri May 29, 2020 6:02 pm

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Been past that place many many times, we camped with the kids for years just over the top from there and up the river Wharfe. The road past Fewston is still my route of choice up into the Yorkshire Dales, and if we've got time we go that way - the scenic way - up into Scotland.
Nice place to have your roots.


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326Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Fri May 29, 2020 6:08 pm

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No need to risk damaging a good bat,i know a little thin bloke who will fit perfectly Very Happy,22 yrs down pit 24/30 inch seams enables me to fit easily.Barnsley Lads were 
the best workmates i ever had the fun of working with,  Cool Cool Cool


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327Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Fri May 29, 2020 8:25 pm

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"F__k me Howie!!" (needs to be shouted with a heavy Aussie drawl, an expression I picked up after tree planting with two yabbos named Howie & Dave).  Der Blauvogel ist wunderlich!

Another great build Chris, thanks for sharing this.  I hope you have a lot of fun tearing up Yorkshire - hopefully you kept your police badge when you retired.  Very Happy  You're going to need it I think.


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1990 K75RT 6018570 (project)

"Keep your stick on the ice.  We're all in this together."  Red Green
    

328Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Fri May 29, 2020 8:31 pm

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wow ....!!!


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

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%OK75kforkurz - Page 7 Au-log10

'86 k100 rs.. #######..  "Fred " (f(rame) red ) ( Fredrick leichtundschnell ) - -
bits and pieces from many kind friends across the k100 world ...with many thanks ..
    

329Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Fri May 29, 2020 8:56 pm

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Not exactly an Aussie Tourer but to paraphrase Charlie ............Wow! indeed.

Great to see someone turning a vision into reality and with so much classy workmanship.

Enjoy.


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330Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Sat May 30, 2020 3:48 am

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Great work Chris. Looks awesome.


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331Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Sat May 30, 2020 3:59 am

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Few things to do yet. The tank lets it down, when I stripped the paint off it, it looked like it had been through a war. I had actually thought that BMW must have made a variant with no depressions for the side badges, cos the sides were flat. Turns out it had got substantial dings on both sides and had just been filled over. I spent ages re-filling it but the new paint just shows every bit of filler, and there's quite a bit. Shame, because its like new inside and totally corrosion free - shiny everywhere.
There's also some overspray to deal with on the sides, I'll do this and then either wait for a decent tank to appear on oohbay, or get in touch with Motorworks.
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I've also got an idea to replace the front position light with something a bit more aspirational - based on a hilariously expensive (after postage and import tax) old-style Motorsport roundel from San Jose Bee Em Dubbleyew in Caleefornyer - how exotic!
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Most importantly, I've realised that I made a schoolboy error with the footrests. I set the rearset position roughly the same as I've had on my K100 for a while. Of course, I overlooked the fact that everything is shifted rearward on this bike by the pitch of the 'missing' K100 cylinder, so they are too far forward (for me anyway) in relation to the rider position. 
I've now realised that it's easier to imagine things as; taking a K100 engine and putting it in a K1100 frame (for the preferred steering geometry) and then cutting a 76mm vertical slice out of the middle of the bike (minus the tank) just where the rearmost cylinder is.  Shunt everything from the bellhousing forwards to close up the 76mm gap, and add a paralever. Put the tank back on and it kind of makes the rear of the tank (and the rider) further back in relation to the gearbox - that's why my footrests are further forward than I expected! phew!
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332Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Sat May 30, 2020 7:39 am

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[quote="chris846"]Few things to do yet. The tank lets it down, when I stripped the paint off it, it looked like it had been through a war. I had actually thought that BMW must have made a variant with no depressions for the side badges, cos the sides were flat. Turns out it had got substantial dings on both sides and had just been filled over. I spent ages re-filling it but the new paint just shows every bit of filler, and there's quite a bit. Shame, because its like new inside and totally corrosion free - shiny everywhere.
There's also some overspray to deal with on the sides, I'll do this and then either wait for a decent tank to appear on oohbay, or get in touch with Motorworks.


merely trivial occurrences chris .... sally forward ...I say

whilst we may strive for perfection , in reality if no one has noticed this already ....most are unlikely to find the blemish ....or what I say ....."gives it character" ....or a point for discussion ...if they don't question the history ...does their opinion really matter at all ....eh ?


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'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%OK75kforkurz - Page 7 Au-log10

'86 k100 rs.. #######..  "Fred " (f(rame) red ) ( Fredrick leichtundschnell ) - -
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333Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Sat May 30, 2020 7:59 am

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Profound.
I shall reflect on that over a pint of Guinness later  K75kforkurz - Page 7 112350


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Hey Chris, what's that white paper behind the fairing?
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Oh, y'know..
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YAAAAAAY!!  cheers

...actually, it needed a re-test: failed first time 'cos the front brake microswitch had readjusted itself to leave the brake light permanently on, some idiot had forgotten to put the spring clips in the front brake pad retaining pins, and the same idiot had managed to put the front wheel in the wrong way round - the eagle-eyed tester happened to notice the big daft marker pen arrows that the same idiot always draws on the rim to prevent this happening!
Oh, and the back brake bracket was missing a weld. Embarassed Embarassed Embarassed


Anyway, this is still my favourite bit of the bike!
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chris846 wrote:K75kforkurz - Page 7 01117
Love this shot of the bike Chris!  The paralever up-grade, big wide tire and small silencer just scream speed.  I hope your build gets some exposure so that it will show others how to cafe a K75 properly and congratulations on getting the bike registered.


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1990 K75RT 6018570 (project)

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Cheers Woodie, lucky (the remains of) my left training shoe wasn't part of the MOT test..
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And yes, the 'rear three quarter shot', saviour of special builders everywhere - hides all those goofy proportions.



Last edited by chris846 on Mon Jun 01, 2020 2:35 am; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : trying to make some sense)


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Ooooh you're gonna be one of the cool kids and cover that pipe with the cloth heat wrap aren't you!  LOL!


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1990 K75RT 6018570 (project)

"Keep your stick on the ice.  We're all in this together."  Red Green
    

338Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:43 am

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@Woodie wrote:Ooooh you're gonna be one of the cool kids and cover that pipe with the cloth heat wrap aren't you!  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%OK75kforkurz - Page 7 Au-log10

'86 k100 rs.. #######..  "Fred " (f(rame) red ) ( Fredrick leichtundschnell ) - -
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339Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Fri Jun 05, 2020 6:28 am

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Yes it Looks Cool Chris


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340Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Mon Jun 08, 2020 4:49 pm

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In the pursuit of cool, and nothing else, here's the aspirational front emblem/position light/too much time on my hands combo, completed today:
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No more melted trainers:
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And somewhere for the sandwiches:
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And somewhere for the sandwiches:
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Chris you thought of everything, right down to the last best detail!


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1990 K75RT 6018570 (project)

"Keep your stick on the ice.  We're all in this together."  Red Green
    

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Quick bit of info
Compression test yesterday showed an absolutely even 10.5 bar/152 psi on all 3 cylinders. Bearing in mind the state this engine was in (tons of crud in the bores from being stood/abandoned, poor valve seating, seized crank etc.) and the way I subjected it to a no-investment rebuild with the original head gasket etc. and then ran it without oil for a while, then this must show the stupendous durability of these old lumps. Which I suppose we all knew about anyway Laughing Happy days!


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...which means that THIS
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...is now available
Yeeehah!


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And before you start Dai, no it's not going to be a green trike  K75kforkurz - Page 7 610153


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Dai

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Damn.


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1978 Moto Guzzi 850-T3, 1979 Moto Guzzi 850-T3 California,1993 Moto Guzzi 1100ie California
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You know what happens two weeks after you get rid of a spare...?


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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
    

347Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Thu Jun 11, 2020 4:37 pm

Dai

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You build a green trike?


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1983 K100 upgraded to K100RS spec, 1987 K100RT
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1978 Moto Guzzi 850-T3, 1979 Moto Guzzi 850-T3 California,1993 Moto Guzzi 1100ie California
2020 Royal Enfield Bullet 500
    

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Suzi Q

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Couldn't resist could you!


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349Back to top Go down   K75kforkurz - Page 7 Empty Re: K75kforkurz Thu Jun 11, 2020 4:50 pm

Dai

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Nope. Low-hanging fruit and all that.


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1983 K100 upgraded to K100RS spec, 1987 K100RT
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Suzi Q

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Suzi Q

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Some tweaks:

Just two hundred or so local, thrashed miles in a month and not too much has fallen off. I've been busy making a few mods though:

Clip Ons

They were just too 'clip on' for my aged bod. Even to the extent that I had to alter a set of leathers so's I could actually look up enough to see the road ahead. They worked well enough when the sap had risen and I was slinging the thing around, but slower speeds were too painful a reminder of my age and inflexibility. So here's a pair of snazzy, super-adjustable things, they're mainly flatter than true 7 degree inclined clip ons so my hands are thankfully an inch or two higher:
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Speedo sender

Turns out that my scheme to replace the OE sender with a super-affordable chinese NPN inductive proximity switch, failed. It worked well enough coupled directly to the oohbay instruments of doom (many threads refer) but it seems that its maximum response rate of 500Hz (chinese Hertz) equated to a rest-of-the-world rate of around 250Hz, above which it sort of went a bit funny. This equated to around 90mph, at which point the speedometer spat its dummy out. The scientific explanation for this is simple: chinese seconds are twice as long as everyone else's seconds, that's why they can be so darn productive. The solution was a very bulky, super ugly looking, Telemechanique sensor, which costs around the same as a second hand OE sensor. No progress there then.
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A bit of livery

As a blue entity, the thing was very plain. So I incorporated some stick-on reading material:
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And here's a contribution from Stan The Man, arrived today from Australia, delivered by the Qween of Engerland no less (well it was her picture on the stamp):
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And this chap goes everywhere with me:
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Lastly, turns out that she is a bit of a dirty girl. I'd blame wear in the bores, but the compression test showed no issues there, so who knows? Anyways, a oil catch can was called for.
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The spigot on the front end of the catch can is for draining the thing off when it's on the side stand.
Now, all I need to do is find some environmentally conscious means of disposing of that nasty, dirty, anti-social, polluting stuff that comes out.


Oh wait!
.........I've had an idea!  Very Happy



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