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Old 03-31-2011, 07:38 PM   #271
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Is this something that was perhaps more prevalent with the early bricks? My '93 K75 doesn't smoke at all after being parked on the side stand. No joke.
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Old 03-31-2011, 07:45 PM   #272
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The piston rings up to 88 or so let a fair amount of oil seep by into the combustion chamber. 89+ bikes have different rings.

Leave your 93 on the side stand for a month or two and it will smoke.

It's not a big issue though.
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Old 04-01-2011, 06:24 AM   #273
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Could a K pull over a K ?



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Old 04-01-2011, 09:14 AM   #274
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Could a K pull over a K ?
Sorry about the scan of an ancient photo (the System 2 helmet helps to date it), once upon-a-time.......



I wanted to hate that 75RT so much that when I picked it up (instead of the planned K100RT) with 4 miles on the clock, I tried to blow the thing-up. I soon learned that the triple was far better in the real world, just about 5 to 10 mph slower at the top-end.
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Old 04-01-2011, 09:33 AM   #275
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sorry about the scan of an ancient photo (the system 2 helmet helps to date it), once upon-a-time.......



i wanted to hate that 75rt so much that when i picked it up (instead of the planned k100rt) with 4 miles on the clock, i tried to blow the thing-up. I soon learned that the triple was far better in the real world, just about 5 to 10 mph slower at the top-end.
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Old 04-01-2011, 12:48 PM   #276
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1st bike of this thread that rates as hideous, IMO.
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Old 04-01-2011, 12:56 PM   #277
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1st bike of this thread that rates as hideous, IMO.
A budget does have its limitations . But to easy your concern here is a stock beauty.

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Old 04-01-2011, 01:10 PM   #278
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Atsa more like it.
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Old 04-01-2011, 01:33 PM   #279
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1st bike of this thread that rates as hideous, IMO.
Belongs to a seven-foot tall pizza delivery man?
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Old 04-01-2011, 03:45 PM   #280
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Atsa more like it.
A quick wipe with 'Wonder Wheels' alloy wheel cleaner would soon get rid of that nasty tarnishing on the exhaust.
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Old 04-01-2011, 03:59 PM   #281
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This K was available for purchase at Bobs BMW in New England when I was looking . Low mileage well cared for and in near perfect condition.........yes, a little tarnish on that exhaust. But Larry's K75 got my commitment. Might still be available.


A.T.T-W, Thanks for the tip on the tarnish remover. I'll be needing some with my chromed K.
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Old 04-01-2011, 08:11 PM   #282
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This K was available for purchase at Bobs BMW in New England when I was looking . Low mileage well cared for and in near perfect condition.........yes, a little tarnish on that exhaust. But Larry's K75 got my commitment. Might still be available.


A.T.T-W, Thanks for the tip on the tarnish remover. I'll be needing some with my chromed K.
Bob's BMW in New England???

There is more than one Bob's?

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Old 04-01-2011, 08:26 PM   #283
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Bob's BMW in New England???

There is more than one Bob's?

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oops.....my bad. Bob's BMW is in the great state Maryland .
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Old 04-02-2011, 04:41 AM   #284
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1st bike of this thread that rates as hideous, IMO.

This sets the bar awfully low for me. Gives me some confidence that no matter what I do do my crippled K100LT, it won't turn out this ugly.

BTW, anyone need any tupperware or luggage?
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