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zaubertuba

zaubertuba
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So, apparently this is a thing... K100ct10
The left foot on my centerstand snapped off at the gas station--dropped the bike because of it. So, apparently this is a thing... 259495

I'm assuming this is because I always used the centerstand, to alleviate the smoky-startup issue?

Now I *really* have to replace my handlebars, along with replacing this and some right mirror parts.   Rolling Eyes


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1985 K100RS
    

Two Wheels Better

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The K1100 centre stand goes right onto a K100, is an overall 'better' design and occasionally requires a small grind here or there to fit right. They rust and break, the old style. You can often find a solid K11 stand on eBay. Pity about the damage.


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1977 R75/7-100, 1995 R100 Mystic, 1993 & 1996 K1100RS, 1993 K11/K12 Big Block, 2 x 1998 K1200RS, 2006 K1200R & 2009 K1300GT
    

MartinW

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The end plugs can crack and leak allowing water into the stand. This eventually rusts out the stand leading to it breaking and the bike falling over.  When I first got my bike I removed my stand and removed the cracked plugs. I then neutralised the rust and cleaned it out as best I could with a wire bottle brush in my drill. I then filled the legs with a waxy rust preventative (LPS3 or Fisholene) and sloshed it arounddrained it and let it dry. Once dry I repeated the rust preventative process a couple more times and then replaced the rubber plugs. It is important to check these plugs occasionally and replace them if cracked.  I believe salted roads that some of you have to cope with would exacerbate the problem. 
Regards Martin.


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1992 K75s
    

moriarti

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I repaired mine by inserting a metal bar inside then welded it in place as for the centre stand caps iv used wine bottle corks for years.Vintage not an issue Very Happy


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1984 k100 rs red/black VIN  0004449 Now sold to Olaf
    

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