Specialks.net BMW K75 Custom

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by madisonreid, Feb 4, 2011.

  1. madisonreid

    madisonreid Long timer

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    Taking her out before The Quail.
  2. nobody

    nobody motomaniac

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    Man that bike looks like icebergs out of the water...
  3. frogy

    frogy Been here awhile

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    Where's the wife sitting?:huh
  4. mjydrafter

    mjydrafter evil boy for life

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    Ok, I parlayed my '85 klr into and '86 K75C...:clap

    I've been searching, but not locating, how to set the dash clock... I've found about everything else, even how to make it a 24 hour clock, but no setting instructions.

    Help!:lol3
  5. GARAGE HERMIT

    GARAGE HERMIT Been here awhile

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    just use a pencil and press the 2 little button's, it's easy,,
  6. mjydrafter

    mjydrafter evil boy for life

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    That's kind of what I was thinking, but I tried to press one with my swiss army knifes tooth pick, it folded like a cheap suit.

    I will try with a couple of pencils. Thanks!:D
  7. GARAGE HERMIT

    GARAGE HERMIT Been here awhile

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    use a blunt pencil though, you dont want to pierce the rubber membrain,, and be gentle,,
  8. mjydrafter

    mjydrafter evil boy for life

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    Thanks, that's a good tip too.:D
  9. frogy

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    Theres that dang avatar again:rofl
  10. duck

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    I've always just used the tip of the ignition key to set the clock.

    The pencil thing only works if you buy the "Special Tool - Clocking Setting Device" from the dealer - which is a No. 2 pencil with a roundel on it that costs $10.
  11. univibe88

    univibe88 Slidell4Life

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    Me too!
  12. madisonreid

    madisonreid Long timer

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  13. mjydrafter

    mjydrafter evil boy for life

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    After my toolmaking on this one, that may be the best advice yet.

    I probably way over-achieved on this one, I took a scrap 3" piece of #12 solid electrical wire, stripped back about a inch and blunted the tip with my dremel...:evil:lol3

    "Würden die deutschen stolz sein."

    Sorry all I have is the crappy cell phone pick teaser for now:
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    Another quick question, if I may, there is a cross member that you may be able to make out in my crappy pic above. It is in front of the clutch lever in this pick and it extends across front of the brake lever? I've been looking for it in my manual, but haven't seen it yet (what a manual for not being a FSM, it's a Clymer, but much better than the one I have for my Suzuki).

    Also is the cockpit fairing correct for this bike, it doesn't quite match the pics and diagrams in the manual? It has 2 small weird shaped pieces that bolt on to those holes you see on the fairing.
  14. madisonreid

    madisonreid Long timer

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    Your headlight faring is aftermarket.:D
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    seantx Been here awhile

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    And where might one find such fairing? Any other info? :ear That looks close to something that might have come from the factory.
  16. mjydrafter

    mjydrafter evil boy for life

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    It must be a pretty nice one, because you can't tell it's not factory, compared to the other body pieces. Other than it is a different design from a BMW part.
  17. madisonreid

    madisonreid Long timer

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    It's does sit nicely. I have no idea who makes it.....SEARCH:cob
  18. mjydrafter

    mjydrafter evil boy for life

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    Once I get a chance I will see if there are any tags or markings on the inside. I didn't have much luck searching google.
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    Turn signals are K stock - although it looks like somebody may have angled the bases some to make them horizontal.
  20. mjydrafter

    mjydrafter evil boy for life

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    Here are a few better pics I snapped after a little maintenance and before a 30 mile shakedown...

    Very nice indeed. I think I'm hooked:evil

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    I still have a lot of catch up maintenance to do. I would guess the best time to change out the final drive oil would be during the dreaded spline maintenance. So I don't have to worry about spilling it?