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Jez

Jez
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I'm just putting another fairing on my 84 K100RS. I was thinking of replacing these later. But as I'm just trying to get the bike back to a road worthy state to get it pink slipped, I was gonna remove these boots/gaiters/yolks or whatever they are and I intended to cut them off.

Question is, if I cut the blighters off instead of having to pull the forks out and slide them off, is the rigid frame part of them included in the new pair? or do I need to save these for the future new set of rubbers?

I'm poised with cutters.


Jez.


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84 K100 RS
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2Back to top Go down   Fairing gaiter removal Empty Re: Fairing gaiter removal Sat Dec 07, 2013 10:31 pm

sidecar paul

sidecar paul
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What's happening here? jez  is asking about the fairing boots.

The rigid frame does come with the new boots, jez, so no problem with cutting off the old ones.

Paul.


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'84 K100RS (0014643) (owned since '85), 86 K100RS (0018891) with Martello sidecar (built as an outfit in '88),
'51 Vincent (since '67),'72 Montesa Cota (from new), '87 Honda RS125R NF4 (bought 2015) 
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3Back to top Go down   Fairing gaiter removal Empty Re: Fairing gaiter removal Sat Dec 07, 2013 11:04 pm

Inge K.

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sidecar paul wrote:What's happening here?
No idea, Paul.  Earlier this day the first post was from Grandadpj.... who was asking how
to dismantle a K11 front m.c. Question


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Inge K.
K100RS -86. (first owner), K1100LTSE -94.
    

4Back to top Go down   Fairing gaiter removal Empty Master cylinder Sat Dec 07, 2013 11:40 pm

gladstone sa old fart

gladstone sa old fart
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Inge K. wrote:It could be that this link would make the dismantling a bit easier.
Thanks, that is what I was looking for.
I will give it a go today.
Peter

http://pjingladstonesa.blogspot.com
    

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Inge K.

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Good Luck.  Fairing gaiter removal 502531


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Inge K.
K100RS -86. (first owner), K1100LTSE -94.
    

6Back to top Go down   Fairing gaiter removal Empty Re: Fairing gaiter removal Sat Dec 07, 2013 11:57 pm

charlie99

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very strange

good luck peter


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'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 )
    

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Rick G

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Hello hello hello liks like Bert's been into the red wine again. Itz kinda strange!


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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


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Two Wheels Better

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Fix-ed...


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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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