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Old 08-30-2012, 08:03 AM   #2221
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Do they say progressive on them or something? Or is the setup different enough from stock to be able to tell by looking? Sorry for my ignorance.

But I may look when I have them off in the winter.
Well, you can tell by looking at the springs to see if they have a variable spring rate. (one side will be have a narrower gap between the coils). Also often times the plastic insert won't be there as the springs are longer than the oem ones. It can be a bitch to push the cap down and remove the snap ring, under pressure so don't catch a spring in the eye.
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Old 08-30-2012, 09:29 AM   #2222
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Wound tighter at one end, Example:

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Old 08-30-2012, 12:31 PM   #2223
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Of course now that you post this and thinking about the name "progressive", I kind of feel like a boob.
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Old 08-30-2012, 01:11 PM   #2224
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Please don't post pics of K bikes with stock seats in this thread. It makes my butt hurt just looking at them.
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Old 08-30-2012, 01:18 PM   #2225
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Larry is history:

As some of you know, Larry recently sold one of the original Special Ks, a K75 that he built for his wife, on Fleabay. I spoke with him on the phone a couple of weeks ago and learned that it was purchased by a collector who plans to exhibit it in The Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Birmingham, AL. Stop by and take a peak if you're in da hood.

I last saw it when I dropped by to see him in October on the world's best K1100RS:





Here's a link with some more pictures of it that are too big to embed in a forum: http://specialks.net/index.php?p=1_1...pecial-BEAUTY-


Way to go, Larry.
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Old 08-30-2012, 01:27 PM   #2226
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And here's a K75C I spotted in Sequim, WA earlier this month.

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Old 08-30-2012, 02:14 PM   #2227
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[QUOTE=duck;19482632]Larry is history:


What do you mean?

Suggests something other then good.
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Old 08-30-2012, 02:17 PM   #2228
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What do you mean?

Suggests something other then good.
I took that to mean "immortalized" by having one of his creations at the Barber museum.
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Old 08-30-2012, 02:21 PM   #2229
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I took that to mean "immortalized" by having one of his creations at the Barber museum.
Threw me for a sec.......little slow out of the gate.
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Old 08-30-2012, 05:25 PM   #2230
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Thanks for the replys guys!



Of course now that you post this and thinking about the name "progressive", I kind of feel like a boob.
Thats OK...I like feeling boobs.Hey,somebody had to say it.
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Old 08-30-2012, 07:57 PM   #2231
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I love the color, is it factory? It has me thinking about painting my RT.

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Old 08-31-2012, 02:43 AM   #2232
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I love the color, is it factory? It has me thinking about painting my RT.[/QUOTE]

Not stock......
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Old 08-31-2012, 02:30 PM   #2234
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Looks like someones hiding behind the fairing.
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