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duck

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Should I replace these when I check my valves? K75valvegrommetsd


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Current stable:
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
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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Rick G

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The're OK mate the cracks are only half way through you should get another 25 years from them. Just cover them in that red gorilla snot till it dribbles down the cover and they wont leak any significant amount of oil.


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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


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charlie99

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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%O
'86 k100 rs.. #######..  "Fred " (f(rame) red ) ( Fredrick leichtundschnell ) - -
bits and pieces from many kind friends across the k100 world ...with many thanks ..
1987 k100rs ########   "Red"  - (red sports rs TWB style )
1989 K100rt #009637   "Black Betty"  (naked rt ala Nigel , now sporting an rs main fairing )
    

robmack

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Nah, the bolts look in great shape.Very Happy


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MikeP

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Don't check your valves.

Sorted.


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AJ.Valente

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Ya, mine look the same. I checked-out the procedure for changing the valve cover gasket and decided that discretion being the better part of valor I'd let my mechanic do it when the time comes. :king:


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charlie99

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aww aj ...that is sad ...it aint hard

just make sure you have the bolt rubbers ....AND replacement cover gasket ...BEFORE you start ..they aren't expensive at all  and by replacing ....will last another 20


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

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%O
'86 k100 rs.. #######..  "Fred " (f(rame) red ) ( Fredrick leichtundschnell ) - -
bits and pieces from many kind friends across the k100 world ...with many thanks ..
1987 k100rs ########   "Red"  - (red sports rs TWB style )
1989 K100rt #009637   "Black Betty"  (naked rt ala Nigel , now sporting an rs main fairing )
    

ReneZ

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Yes, you should. These grommets keep the pressure on the seals, as the bolts bottom out. There is very little, if any pressure from the bolts on the cover seals, its all coming from the 'bolt-grommets'. They're not expensive and if you warm them up and use a bit of grease easily replaceable. The old ones will be difficult to replace (I cut them all off last year) as the grommet is hardened out.


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Greetings from Florida Australia! Having a 'new' K     Surprised-o: 

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BMW K100 - 1985 (0030029) Scotland Should I replace these when I check my valves? Rain
BMW K1200GT - 2003 (ZK01223) Florida
BMW K1200GT - 2004 (ZK27240) Australia
    

duck

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FYI: I just posted that pic for entertainment purposes because those are the worst of those I've ever seen. 

I'm installing all new grommets and gaskets on both sides.

I cut the old ones off too.


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Current stable:
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
91 K1
93 K75S (K11 front end)
91 K75S (K1 front end)
14 Yamaha WR250R
98 Taxi Cab K1200RS
14 K1600GT
http://www.ClassicKBikes.com
    

robmack

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Knowing its you, Duck, and your sly sense of humor, one must take this post tongue-in-cheek.  Smile


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rawdonball

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Valuable lessons for us newbies while the "die hards" share jokes. Keep it up please. Much appreciated!


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'88 K100RT, '86 K75C, '05 Yamaha TTR250
    

12Back to top Go down   Should I replace these when I check my valves? Empty No1 Spark plug looks skewed crossed? Sun Nov 24, 2013 6:48 am

mawhera

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my no1 plug wouldn't fit the socket it looks a bit offf centre, could be crossed or PO helicoiled a bit out?? no leaks, Mananged to do 2,3,4 plug replacement no prob, no1 puckeroooed perhaps, leaving it for now having a think, a slow one till i get back from the Burt Munro..

re valve tappet clearance, how often in kms approx, are the shimms hard to get? my odo says 28 000 kms so shes a little used bike or new speedo??
Rick


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Should I replace these when I check my valves? Nz_log10


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charlie99

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28000 ? ...still getting runned in ....check them again at 50,000


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

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%O
'86 k100 rs.. #######..  "Fred " (f(rame) red ) ( Fredrick leichtundschnell ) - -
bits and pieces from many kind friends across the k100 world ...with many thanks ..
1987 k100rs ########   "Red"  - (red sports rs TWB style )
1989 K100rt #009637   "Black Betty"  (naked rt ala Nigel , now sporting an rs main fairing )
    

Two Wheels Better

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Just a little of this should keep 'em looking good, and get you through tech inspection. It worked for Burt. Wink 

Should I replace these when I check my valves? Kiwi10


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1977 R75/7-100, '93 K11/K12 Big Block, '93 K1100RS, '95 R100 Mystic, '96 K1100RS, 2 x '98 K1200RS, '06 K1200R & '09 K1300GT. Projects: 1993 & '96 K1100RS, & the 2nd '98 K1200RS
    

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